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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Chiusarelli Siena
A Delightful Retreat
The rooms at Hotel Chiusarelli are lovely, the restaurant area and the included breakfast were delightful, and the staff was incredibly helpful and kind. The only drawbacks were the noise--busy street on one side and soccer stadium on the other--and the "Italian style" bathrooms with no shower curtains!
Right and clean hotel.
The hotel is situated 10 minutes walking to "Piazza Campo". Parking posibilities near hotel very important in Siena.
Hotel in a old palace, very nice.
No elevator but staff helps you to carry the baggages up the room.
Big and nice room but very small and old bathroom.
Quiet rooms on backside (in front of the football stadium, be careful possible football games).
Very useful and friendly.
Chiusarelli isn't bad, but the price is too high.
We stayed at the Hotel Chiusarelli in Mid-July and found that it was not what we expected. The staff was very nice, but the rooms were stuffy, simply appointed and uncomfortable for the price of 117 EUR per night. Breakfast was good as well. I think there are better places to stay in Siena for less money.
The rooms were good sized, and parking was provided right next door (which could be a problem in Siena). The room had a slightly unpleasant medicinal smell the entire time and the furnishings could use a little attention, but other than that not bad. The breakfast included was nice.
Great location. Large rooms. Wonderful breafast.
My wife and I stayed 1 night in June. The hotel is centrally located, well cared for and well managed. Our room was large, with a bathtub; the bathroom was much larger than in the other cities we stayed in Italy. The had a breakfast buffet, with lots of good food. TV included and places hang out - a nice veranda and a patio. We would definitely stay again!
We stayed one night at this hotel in March, 2004. The facade was covered with scaffolding when we arrived and the hotel was downhill from there. There was no parking anywhere around. I found a spot a mile away on a public street to park my car. The hotel apparently had only one employee who spoke very little English. The rooms were furnished in early Alcatraz decor with a few accessories obtained from K-Mart's bankruptcy sale. A bare fluorescent light bulb dangled down from the ceiling. The only redeeming quality of this hotel is that it is fairly centrally located and it is clean. Otherwise, forget it.
A lovely hotel
We stayed in this hotel for four nights (late October, 2003). The room is spacious, reasonably well equipped and clean and comfortable. No complain! the staff are friendly and helpful, and the breakfast is great! The hotel is centrally located, just about 10 min walk from the bus station and so it is very easy to use the hotel as a base to travel to Florence or nearby towns! it is also a few minutes walk away from Siena town center. Strongly recommended!
Charming and delightful
I visited the Hotel Chiusarelli in February 2003 with my three year old son. Our room was at the back of the hotel and very quiet. The hotel is in a fantastic location two minutes from major buses to Florence, San Gimignano etc making it easy to undertake your own trips. The public areas are delightful with elegant frescos and furniture. I was extremely impressed by how child friendly and accommodating the staff were to us- everyone from the cleaner to the manager went 'that extra mile'. Hotel staff organised a printout of train times back to Pisa Airport and we were allowed a very late check out as we had an evening flight so that my son could have a sleep . The manager even stood outside the hotel waving madly as we left! The buffet breakfast was good, but the outstanding service and atmosphere made it a must return location.
Not for light sleepers
A very clean hotel, conveniently situated within easy walking distance of all the main sights in Siena. The staff were pleasant and helpful and the room was comfortable. The only problem we found was the accoustics. If you sleep soundly away from home you'll probably have no problem, though in our room on the top floor at the rear, we could hear guests in the adjacent rooms variously snoring, flushing the loo or using the shower. Any hopes of a morning lie-in or an extended afternoon "riposo" will be effectively dashed by the bells of nearby S.Domenico ringing for morning and evening mass. There's also no lift so visitors who have a problem with stairs would be advised to specify rooms on the lower floors when booking.
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