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“Great spot in the heart of Siena”
Review of Al Mercato B&B

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Al Mercato B&B
Ranked #29 of 125 Siena B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 15 September 2011

The Al Mercato B&B is a wonderful little place, a stone's throw away from the Campo. Very clean, nice rooms, modern, fully functioning bathrooms, modest breakfast (the Italian way!)
The bonus is the restaurant "La Finestra", at the bottom of the building on the Mercato-side, run by the same family. It serves excellent food, and the guests of the B&B get a discount.
We have stayed at Al Mercato several times, and had many a delicious meal at La Finestra. For us there is no better place to be in Siena.
Ellen & Jan Nas
Groesbeek, The Netherlands

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

If you have never been to Sienna- and you are driving a car - be warned this hotel is NOT easy to locate and very difficult to drive to if you want to drop off your luggage. I highly recommend you get exact details of the location before arriving. On the hotels website it deceptively states "The historic centre is close to traffic and therefore we will take care of your car by assigning you a parking space and park and ride service, all included in the price."
However you will be told you can park in a parking lot for 1.60 euros per hour that is a bit of a walk away. Or you can park outside the city walls for 1.00 euros per hour, again a bit of a walk.
The room was clean, quiet and comfortable, a/c and internet. Breakfast was very basic, nothing special. The price of room was fair and very close to the campo. I would stay here agian but would plan better for the driving/parking situation.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2011

Went to Siena for the day & had a delicious lunch for 7. We were a little late but they were extremely accommodating. Food wine was enjoyed by all. The cheese plater with different jellies is out of this world. 2 years in a row & they should get 6 stars ! I can't wait to book the b&b for 2 days when they do the Palio !!!

  • Stayed: July 2011
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Reviewed 27 June 2011

I stayed at "B&B Al Mercato" just one night. It's very comfortable, clean and familiar, just few steps away from Piazza del Campo (about 20m).
The owners manage also a restaurant, which is besides the B&B. I enjoyed a typical Tuscan dinner, also thanks to the kindness of Eugenio and Ledda (the son of the owners and his girlfriend). Well-recommended.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled on business
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Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Room Tip: Le stanze che si affacciano su piazza mercato sono soleggiate e panoramiche
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Al Mercato B&B

Address: Via Giovanni Dupre' 11, 53100, Siena, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 125 B&Bs / Inns in Siena
Price Range: £55 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Al Mercato B&B is located in the historic center of Siena, just a few steps from Piazza del Campo and the Duomo, in an ancient palace of the XIIth century. The couple Fabio and Carla have personally followed the recent restoration of the residence, executed with the total respect of the original structural features of the ancient palace. In our rooms, equipped with private bathroom with shower, you will also find the air conditioning and the free Wi-Fi. The windows open onto the picturesque Piazza del Mercato with a beautiful view of the Palazzo Pubblico and the Torre del Mangia. The Single economy room has the window on via Giovanni Duprè. Buffet breakfast is served every morning in the dedicated room and it is both italian and continental style. At our restaurant "La Finestra" in the Piazza del Mercato, you will find a typical Sienese menu at a special price. Possibility of half or full board. Free parking available 2 km from the B&B connected with piazza del Mercato with bus 54 (every 15 minutes), or the Parking IL CAMPO in via di Fontanella just 4 minutes walking form the B&B, 25euro for 24 hours. ... more   less 
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