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The room had a feeling of gracious elegance, dark wood furnishings, wardrobe, end tables and bureau. It was very spacious, comfortable, and convenient.
Our entrance and windows faced the garden courtyard/parking area, and it was very quiet and private. We could come and go as we pleased.
Our only quibble was that the lighting in the living room and bedroom was particularly dim because of energy efficient bulbs, and because the rooms were so large the few fixtures that there were made it very difficult to read. We ended up moving the living room floor lamp into the bedroom at night so we could read.
San Gimignano is a UNESCO heritage site that is well-preserved and it is wonderful exploring the old city. There were more top class restaurants than we had time to enjoy fully - and we didn't have a bad meal. We took a couple of day trips driving to other small towns in Tuscany, and SG was a convenient base.
Nearby Events or Locales:
The property was incorporated into the old city wall, so it was less than a block from our door to the city gate,
Tips or Restaurants:
Cum Quibus has a Michelin star and 3 levels of tasting menus with paired wine optional. For gelato try Dandoni in Piazza Cisterna, or have a spritz in one of the piazza's sidewalk cafes.
The directions we were given were from Florence to San Gimignano, but we were coming from a stay in Siena. We couldn't use the Home Away app because we didn't have a smart phone with us, so had to rely on GPS, but that was problematic because of pedestrian and local resident traffic driving restrictions. Our host finally had to talk us in over our cell phone. Many thanks to him!
the apartment was as advertised and quite comfortable for our needs. It is well situated on the edge of the wall to make parking more convenient and only a couple minute walk to the heart of the town.
San Gimignano itself is an absolute gem and we are very pleased that we chose it as our destination in Tuscany.
While the bed and bedding were comfortable enough, everything smelled musty. The Internet reception was intermittent, which was a problem for us.
The phone number provided to call upon arrival at the airport was their office number, which of course isn’t manned on a Sunday when we arrived. The owner provided his cell phone number upon arrival.