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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Great hotel....great service of the chef Angelo, waiters, receptionists and housemaids. I will come back shortly. Kisses to everybody.the cooking is excellent, the waiters kind and the rooms clean and nice.

Thank kakita89
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2011

We stayed here for 3 nights with a tour operator. This hotel has clearly been chosen as simply a base for tour groups visiting Florence, Siena, Assisi etc. We never had the opportunity to go into the town as we were out all day on tour, this didn't particularly bother me as there didn't seem much to do. This hotel...

4Thank karma_21uk
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2011

As a base for a tour, the hotel is geographically well located. Our tour took us to Siena, Florence and Assisi, which meant that time in the evening for other things was limited. The town is a spa centre with little else but you don't go there for the town. In fact, if you arrive sufficiently early on the first...

Thank HenryMP
Ewell England
Reviewed 20 September 2011

What a disaster!Cracks in 2 walls, the shower screen nearly fell into the bath and when folded back it did! The shower was pathetic and sprayed water all over the bathroom and only a little on the human body! The room should be shut and totally refurbished. The food was good and the staff were helpful,particularly in the restaurant. Our...

3Thank Douglasroddick
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Stayed with Riviera Travel. Bedroom was fine - apart from the beds being rather narrow. The bathroom was in severe need of updating. E.g.The shower fastening was broken.There was quite a bit of traffic noise and loud music outside at night. Restaurant staff were very pleasant but the service was incredibly slow. Breakfast was fine. As far as dinner went...

2Thank Roash
Reviewed 8 July 2011

Just returned from trip with riviera travel. I agree with last review the hotel is just a base and to put your head down after a long day touring Italy. The meals were typical Italian and very good. The staff couldn't do enough for us. I think people who moan about this hotel should stick to there all inclusive package...

2Thank wobblybum
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2011

Stayed with riveria travel.Future travellers please,do not be put off by negative reports.Yes the hotel is in a sleepy town,but you are never back from day excursions before 6pm so little spare time in town. Nice piano bar straight out of hotel,along main road.5mins walk,where you can relax and watch the italians dance!!Bar area is nice,clean perfect for a relaxing...

7Thank gertiegrotbags
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2011

A throw back to the 1970's. Tired, dirty and smelly. Our first room overlooked a garden rubbish tip. Underneath the window was the kitchen extractor chimney. The second room had a better view overlooking a derelict building! The antiquated shower cubicle had pubic hairs from the previous occupant. The pillows were filthy and heavily stained with what must have been...

2Thank IanWest47
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2011

Like most other reviewers we also went with Riviera travel as the first part of a two city tour. Like most other reviewers, and most of our fellow travellers, we were disappointed with the hotel. Optimistically described by the rep as having "character", it is actually severely below par for a claimed 4 star. The entrance and lobby is a...

2Thank worcesteryokel
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2011

Hotel needs a refurb but for a tour hotel the standard was acceptable. Food was fine if you picked wisely. Comfortable bed and clean rooms, shower needed a refit but always plenty of hot water. Rooms are noisy because of tile floors so you can hear chairs being moved overhead and the walls seem pretty thin. A few minor irritations...

3Thank Jude186525

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Additional Information about Grand Hotel Boston

Address: Piazza Italia 5, 53042 Chianciano Terme, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Chianciano Terme
Price Range: $88 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Boston 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Grand Boston Chianciano Terme
Hotel Style:
#17 Luxury Hotel in Chianciano Terme
#19 Spa Hotel in Chianciano Terme
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karma_21uk, 3 Nov 2011 | Read review
“Avoid Room 110!”
Douglasroddick, 20 Sep 2011 | Read review
“From what we heard only the rooms on the lower floors have adequate air conditioning.”
Roash, 29 Jul 2011 | Read review
“Go on the sixth floor fantasic roof terrace”
wobblybum, 8 Jul 2011 | Read review
“Request the 6th floor if possible,”
gertiegrotbags, 18 Jun 2011 | Read review
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