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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best holiday destination in the world. It is not a fancy 5 star hotel, but it is the most perfect Traditional, country, Tuscan B and B you will ever find. My wife and I have been here on many occasions, and will return for as long as we are able to. The people who own, and work...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Really loved this place which I found thanks to Trip Advisor. Was here in early October and used it as a base of operations for exploring the Chianti region. The room was small but very clean, comfortable and attractively decorated. The view, as everyone has commented on here, is truly break taking and the breakfast that Barbara and her staff...

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Abergele, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Great position up on hill opposite San Gimingnano old town. Breakfast was served in a separate building next door which was a little tight on space but you could sit outside for breakfast if you wished. We missed not being able to have toast at breakfast. Room divided opinion - whilst it was beautifully rustic there was a damp smell...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Stayed earlier in the week in a similar augoroturism with views of the Val D'Orcia valley. We preferred the views from here, they were just incredible. Such a lovely atmosphere here. We walked into San Gim town on a scorching day, it was hard work (about 40 minutes with stops) down a lovely trail. There is a pizzeria 2 minutes...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Thanks to Trip advisor and many recommendations within, we decided to take a short stay here. A perfect choice. From the minute we were led into our room and opened our windows, we were stunned with the beauty of San Gimignano town and the vineyards dotting the hillyards in the distance. This B & B would have to have one...

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Battambang, Cambodia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I was sorry to be staying just one night at this stunning hotel. The walk through the woods into town was delightful, although a good torch is required to get back in the dark. The large, light and comfortable room had a great view of the town, the pool area was beautiful and peaceful. Check in was welcoming, although they...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The views of San Gimignano are magnificent and the staff & owners delightful people. Just a perfect Podere with large room, delicious breakfasts & great wifi. It is a beautiful walk to town and the pool is fabulous. Very good value for money and I would not stay anywhere else in this location. It is outstandanding.

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BC
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We were enchanted with Podere Sant'Elena from the moment we turned up the little lane to find the lovely B & B nestled on the hilltop. We sat on the terrace that has the most amazing view, every morning with coffee and evening with wine. It was the end of May and the fireflies were out, what a treat to...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This local family owned B&B situated outside the town has incredible views of the Towers of San Gimignano. The sunsets are spectacular. The rooms are modern and beautifully kept. The pool is large and a delightful place to retreat to after a day of sightseeing. The grounds are beautifully kept. This is a delightful place to stay for a few...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We stayed for a week in this lovely B&B. Our hosts Barbara & Elaine could not be more helpful. The room was quite spacious with an em-suite shower room. Everything was immaculately clean and well presented. We had a great view of the pool area. Breakfast set you up for the day, with a very wide selection of different foods....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colonial house, fully rebuilt, respecting the original Tuscan architectural lines and antique traditions. Panoramic view over San Gimignano and its tower. Characteristic furnishing with terracotta floors and wooden ceiling-beams. The rooms, as well as being surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan countryside, are sound proofed and fitted with satellite TV and bathroom with shower, air conditioning and telephone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Podere Sant'Elena

Address: Localita Racciano 42/A, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Price Range: £87 - £116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“My room was on the second floor and had a great view of San Gim and the vineyards.”
 of 5 bubbles gwiggins, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask with room of San Gimignano”
 of 5 bubbles 56Don, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for view of San G”
 of 5 bubbles TamsinR66, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the town although our view of the pool was fine”
 of 5 bubbles AlanB973, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms would have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles cynthiao276, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
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