Overview of Relais Santa Chiara Hotel

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4.2 / 5Very Good
309 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking Available


What's nearby

RestaurantFuori Porta5 min walk
RestaurantLa Taverna del Granducato6 min walk
AirportFlorence (FLR-Peretola)53 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

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  • Classic Double Room

    Classic Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Basic Room

    Basic Room

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Basic Room, Hill View

    Basic Room, Hill View

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Classic Double Room, Hill View

    Classic Double Room, Hill View

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Double Room, Jetted Tub

    Superior Double Room, Jetted Tub

    Room amenities

    • 279 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Superior Double Room, Hot Tub, Hill View

    Superior Double Room, Hot Tub, Hill View

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Economy Double Room, Non Smoking

    Economy Double Room, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Double Room, Balcony (with lounge)

    Superior Double Room, Balcony (with lounge)

    Room amenities

    • 312 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
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About this area

San Gimignano

Located in San Gimignano, Relais Santa Chiara Hotel is in the historical district. Historical Torture Museum and Ornithological Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Sant'Agostino Church and Torre Rognosa. Travelling with kids? Consider The SottoVico Garden and Rossi Alabastri Volterra.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Casa e Torre Campatelli - 11 min walk
  • Piazza della Cisterna - 12 min walk
  • Torre Grossa - 12 min walk
  • San Gimignano Communal Palace - 12 min walk
  • Piazza Duomo - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Poggibonsi-San Gimignano Station - 15 min drive
  • Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei) - 76 min drive


  • Fuori Porta - 5 min walk
  • La Taverna del Granducato - 6 min walk
  • Forno Moderna - 7 min walk
  • Rigoletto - 7 min walk
  • Caffe Combattenti - 8 min walk

About this property

Relais Santa Chiara Hotel

Family-friendly hotel with free breakfast and pool bar
A bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, a rooftop terrace and self parking. All 41 rooms feature modern comforts such as TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, room service (during limited hours) and premium bedding.
Relais Santa Chiara Hotel offers 41 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
This San Gimignano hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free nearby parking
Self parking: EUR 13 per night
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Children's pool
Hiking/biking trails
Seasonal outdoor pool
Hot tub

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Seasonal outdoor pool
Snack bar/deli


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Reception hall

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

1 meeting room


Pool sunloungers
Pool umbrellas
Rooftop terrace


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities


Premium bedding


Free toiletries


TV/satellite channels

Food and drink



Free newspapers



Check-in between 3 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in


Check-out before noon


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Property payment types


Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.50 per person, per night, up to 5 nights.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: EUR 13 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99 due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation.
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Guest reviews


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Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

From the minute we arrived, we were treated like royalty. Monica at the front desk is worth her weight in gold. We witnessed her go above and beyond for another family before she extended the same courtesy to ours. The hotel is in a storybook setting overlooking breathtaking vistas in every direction. The breakfast was good, they serve carafes of “Cafe Americano” to you at the table and the rest of the meal is buffet. Several wineries are walkable down the hill from the hotel, and the old town is walkable up the hill. Be aware that there is no restaurant on site, and the closest one is about a block away. Dinner in Italy starts around 630-7pm, and most restaurants are not available until those hours. I continue to mention this in my reviews because breakfast is over at 1030am and your next meal isn’t available nearby until 630pm. It was pouring rain one of our days but we were hungry so we walked in the rain to the old town for pizza in the afternoon. This was the case in all 4 towns we visited this trip, but I wasn’t aware of it before I booked the hotels.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Perfect Tuscan Getaway

Absolutely perfect - location, staff, and grounds! Short 10 minute walk to the gate of San Gimignano. The entire staff were super friendly and very helpful at booking several wine tours. We were able to visit both the Chianti and Montalcino wine regions from here. Oh, and the breakfast every morning was excellent!

Stayed 3 nights in Jul. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 4 nights in Oct. 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

    Beautiful location and a very easy 10 minute walk into San Gimignano town, hotel staff were wonderful, very helpful and attentive. Hotel is quite dated in some areas, and a little worn/run down in rooms mainly. The lobby and breakfast areas are very Tuscan and beautiful. It will definitely need a refurbishment of rooms in the new couple of years I feel. Overall we had a lovely stay and would definitely visit again!

    Stayed 3 nights in Sep. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Superb setting, excellent breakfasts thank you Elvira, friendly courteous, helpful front counter staff a big thank you Eliza. Unheated pool and difficulty finding parking are the only issues with this property otherwise 10/10.

    Stayed 4 nights in Sep. 2019