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Piazza Della Cisterna 23, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 374 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Hotel La Cisterna.
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WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges apply.
Room Service, Express Check-in/Check-out, Baggage Storage, Laundry, Ironing Service, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Italian, French, English
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Cribs are not available.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
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Dating back to the 11th century, Leon Bianco is in Piazza della Cisterna, one of San Gimignano’s main squares. During the summer, breakfast is served on the quiet, relaxing terrace.
Score from 593 reviews Wonderful
Set in a 12th-century building, Al Pozzo dei Desideri is located in Piazza della Cisterna, the main square of San Gimignano.
Score from 140 reviews Wonderful
Set in the historic centre of San Gimignano, Locanda Il Pino is a family-run B&B that offers elegant and rustic rooms. Breakfast is served next door, at Restaurant Il Pino, the family restaurant.
Score from 192 reviews Very good
Located in the center of San Gimignano, Hotel Bel Soggiorno offers large rooms and an on-site restaurant serving typical Tuscan dishes. The Chianti wine area is just 12 miles away.
Score from 288 reviews Excellent
Fantastic location at the most beautiful piazza of the village. Room for 4 was spacious with separate room for the children and the breakfast was great with awesome view. Fair price for what was offered.
Good location, kind stuff, panorama view from the room and a restaurant.
Location- walking distance to all sites and restaurants Easy parking Beautiful piazza right outside our window
Amazing view from the balcony of my bedroom. Locality amazing.
Mould in bathroom!!!!
1. Balcony with view 2. Quality and cleanliness 3. Location, Location and location 4. Quietness
parking outside the city walls but everyone has to do it for stays in San G.
Everything from the location to the beautifully decorated rooms with the painted furniture, the views, the restaurant (its setting, food, staff). Location, of course, right on the town square. Management were delightful and most helpful.
good location and large space of the room.
Fantastic location Great view from restaurant
Enjoying nice glass of wine on our balcony with a view of all the action around the Cistern
Parking lots along way from hotel
Amazing view from the window! I stayed in the single room with the breathtaking view to the valley. Very nice furniture in the room. For 3*** breakfast is pretty rich. Nice staff in the restaurant
Some difficulties with wi-fi. Staff on the reception is not really attentive.
I did like everything in the Cisterna, very friendly staff, nicely decorated room with great bathroom and...really good breakfast,comparing to other hotels in Italy!!!
Location location location
NO problems whatsoever...
We had been to San Gimignano on previous holidays and I hoped we might one day return and stay at La Cisterna. Location is delightful, in a beautiful main square. The view from both breakfast room and restaurant is breathtakingly lovely, the archetypical Tuscan landscape. Good buffet breakfast. Superb restaurant, remarkably modest prices for this quality. Very welcoming and helpful reception and restaurant staff. City at its best in the evening when it has a lovely, quiet atmosphere. About 1 hour's drive to Florence, less to Siena.
My single room was quite comfortable but very small with window opening on to inner stone wall. Specify "room with a view" when booking to avoid disappointment. Be prepared for a steep walk from extra-mural car parks (not hotel's fault!).
Very enjoyable stay in a prime location right in the central piazza of San Gimignano. Very friendly staff, rooms are very clean and well maintained with a daily maid service.
We liked the location and the views, well worth the extra for the balcony and the breakfast was not too bad when compared with others
The wifi was very slow and intermittent and no drinks facilities in the room. A fair hike from the parking to the hotel but you can drive to drop off bags.
great location outstanding breakfast attentive staff
rooms were very unappealing bed were uncomfortable shower leaked all over bathroom
The location of the hotel in the square ensured that there was always something going on. Hotel had an area outside for eating.The staff were more than helpful and spoke good English.There are amazing views of the Tuscan scenery particularly from the restaurant. The room was a good size well equipped and comfortable.
There is no parking within the town's walls so we had to park outside and walk to the hotel (first day you could drop off bags and then park) It was always uphill! Sometimes there was no parking space so one had to wait. I cannot say any more because I liked everything else . The town, the buildings and the people.
Location. View of San Gimignano and its countryside. Breakfast.
Windowless bathroom. Slow wifi
Great location in centre of town, not far from car parking. Rooms were a good size with fantastic views across the open countryside.
Can't beat the location....it's in the center of town, which makes it perfect for touring the city.
This is a lovely hotel in a great location - right on Piazza della Cisterna. We had a very nice room with a balcony overlooking the piazza, which we really enjoyed because we could sit there and watch all the activities and listen to the entertainment in the evenings. The views of the countryside from the dining room are stunning. The breakfast was nice - cold meat, cheese, eggs that you could boil if you wanted one, cereals, yogurt, fruit, breads, etc. Everything was very clean, and we would definitely stay there again, although next time in a room with a balcony overlooking the countryside.
Although BBC was listed on the TV, we couldn't get it. We mentioned it to three different people on reception. Each one said they would come and check it out, but no one ever did, and never mentioned it again. It would have been better if they had come straight out and said it just wasn't available - we would have understood - instead of promising something they didn't deliver. We would have liked to watch English language news, but no big deal if it wasn't available.
Hotel is in the centre of San Giminiano but is very old so rooms need updating a bit. Staff not very friendly. We were on the ground floor which was quite quiet so we slept well. The restaurant has stunning views and we had dinner there and the food was really good. Breakfast was really disappointing.
Staff not friendly Breakfast very disappointing Rooms need updating
Very warm facility in San Gimignano and close to everything to do in Tuscany. Very helpful staff and fluent in English. All of their dining recommendations were spot on. Will do again in the future!
San Gimignano is a small medieval town and certain days attract a multitude of cruise tours which clogs up the small town - but it is a great location if you want to experience the Chianti and Brunello wine regions.
Great location in a fantastic picturesque setting
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