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Hotel San Michele

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Cortona more times than I can count but always from a house we rent in a nearby village, so we had never stayed in the town itself. This was a short autumn trip and we stayed in town for four nights. I think it will become a regular fixture! Our suite was one of the nicest... More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived here for our anniversary trip on the 20th of October. Welcome was very friendly and they parked our car for us for €20 a day which was invaluable as there is limited parking inCortona and a huge hill to walk up to reach the hotel. We were shown to our room on the third floor. Very spacious and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We have returned from a few days in Cortona where we stayed at the hotel San Michele. We booked this hotel on the premise that it was the best hotel in Cortona, as the price suggested, but in truth there a quite a few niggles that makes this really not the best hotel. Staff - Very friendly, could not fault... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our GPS got us lost trying to find the hotel upon our arrival...we called the hotel and an employee walked several blocks and drove us to the hotel...customer service...you bet. The desk clerk, the bellman and the house cleaner were sincere and dedicated to make our stay memorable...the room was fine and the bed was awesome.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We booked this hotel because of its great location in Cortona and because we could park the car there. The car parking was a great help if a bit expensive at 20 euros per day but I guess they don't have any competition and can charge what they want. Our room on the 2nd floor was a reasonable size, well... More 

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Saint-Omer, France
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39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stayed for 6 nights with friends. Room ok bathroom very old fashioned could do with a make over. Comfy beds sheets changed daily , room clean and tidy. Breakfast very boring no variety went out for breakfast in the end. Struggle to get tourist information out of the staff, hard work. Smiley and pleasant seems to be a lack of... More 

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Brisbane
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We chose to stay within the city walls this time around and it was a good decision. The hotel is located close enough to the main piazza to not miss anything but far enough to be a quiet environment. Numerous restaurants and shops just a stroll away to enjoy and explore. The rooms are spacious and beautifully furnished. The staff... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is truly a perfect position for staying in Cortona. We had a lovely welcome and a very helpful porter. Our room was classic Tuscan style. Breakfast was good and could be eaten in the courtyard if desired. Our check out (young man, more interested in his phone- couldn't even bring himself to respond to my 'arrividerci) wasn't as friendly... More 

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Province of Rieti, Italy
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Hotel in the center of the old city. It is possible to walk to the old town of Cortona from the hotel, very convenient position. The staff is very nice and ready to help with any need. Great place to visit Cortona

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Nicolò A, Direttore generale at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ernesto T, Thank you for your kind words, I look forward to seeing you again at the Hotel San Michele! Yours sincerely, More 

Beverley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We did not stay here but ended up being stranded in Cortona without a bus or taxi in sight. The excellent concierge who spoke superb English found us a taxi when most were booked up due to a wedding, and very comfortably rested in lounge until taxi arrived - very grateful ++

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel San Michele is located in the historical heart of Cortona. Born out of a restoration of a renaissance palace, it is listed as national monument and host a 15th century fresco (Masaccio school). Restored with taste, the hotel offers classic, superior, junior suite as well as suites , all equipped with moden comforts. Air conditioning, private bathroom, elevator and covered garage. Massages, cooking classes and tours are available on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Michele

Address: Via Guelfa 15, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range: £97 - £134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel San Michele 4*
Number of rooms: 43
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San Michele Hotel
San Michele Cortona
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Cortona
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cortona
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“The Suites with views are simply beautiful! Tuck up and hideaway from the modern world.”
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