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San Lino
Ranked #11 of 25 Hotels in Volterra
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Hotel is very well located in the gorgeous old town of Volterra. Unfortunately our room was basic, the bed was hard, the shower small and there was wifi only in reception. The staff were surly and unhelpful especially when we reported that there was no hot water an hour or so later the water did warm up unfortunately too late for my husband who had to have a cold shower. There was a sign on the lift not to use it in thunder storms??? The morning we left our ceiling was leaking which was met with the same indifference as the rest of our stay. We certainly won't be back!

Stayed: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. The hotel is convenient for the old city centre, and our room was on the roof garden side facing the pool, so was quiet in October as the pool area was deserted. Our room (202) was small and poorly lit, and the shower cabin was minuscule; I am slim, but even for me it was a squeeze getting in and out. Drinking the tap water wasn’t an option as the cold water also ran warm. Breakfast was average at best. So, a great location but next time we would be looking for alternatives. On the plus side, the hotel is not expensive.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Tony E
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stayed here for two nights as first stage of walking holiday. Arrived about 9pm and told we could still eat in restaurant if we came straight down from room which we did. Food was fine and good bottle of chianti classico at reasonable price. (Price of meal and wine turned out to be even more reasonable as we got 20% discount as we were residents). Room was ok but mattress was hard... a common theme of holiday, Had room overlooking swimming pool which we had intended to use but our only full day in Volterra was spoiled as there were thunderstorms all day.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Although the room is a little on the small size (but the building was a old convent back in the 1400s), our overnight stay here was excellent. The room had good air conditioning and a great little balcony over looking the pool from the third floor. ( The hotel has a lift ). No tea / coffee making facilities. The WiFi connection was very good and complementary. Breakfast was good and can be taken inside or outside in a nice court yard. The hotel is within the city walls which makes for easy walking to view the town highlights. The reception staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. We didn't have a chance to use the pool - but it looked most inviting.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time in this hotel. Very good breakfast, great with the pool, perfect to live inside the city walls. We paid for parking and it was well worth it (spacy garage).

AC was fine but the 4-bedroom had some problems with the AC. Otherwise our four nights were perfect.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Additional Information about San Lino

Address: Via San Lino 26, 56048, Volterra, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pisa > Volterra
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 25 Hotels in Volterra
Price Range: RM402 - RM530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — San Lino 4*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel San Lino is a 4 - stars Hotel set within the medieval walls of Volterra, only a 5-minute walk from the central Piazza dei Priori. It offers a fresh garden with outdoor swimming pool and panoramic sun terrace. Wi-Fi is free all over the hotel, even if it's not easy to realize a wiFi connection in a structure created in the 14th century.All rooms come with an en suite bathroom, satellite TV, and a minibar. Some feature a rustic Tuscan style, with wooden furniture and terracotta floors.San Lino Hotel is also a 5-minute walk from the Roman Amphitheatre. A garage is available on site.In the morning, a various continental breakfast buffet's waiting for our guests, during the summer months, it's even possibile to get the breakfast outside in our courtyard. The Restaurant "I Papi" offers you a light lunch and a special evening service with traditional specialities and also selected fish preparations. ... more   less 
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