A homely atmosphere
The great bonus of Palazzo Buonaccorsi is the homely atmosphere and the friendly presence of Pierluigi, Marzia, and their family. If you are attracted by the austere beauty of the medieval San Gimignano, and you are looking for basic accommodation, Palazzo Buonaccorsi is the most suitable place to spend a few days in the centre of town. The rooms are simply furnished, but clean and comfortable and they are extremely well positioned inside the walled town. Each room is provided with hair-dryer, bed linen, bathroom towels, and soap set.
Portable baby bed available for free on request (linen included).
Like most of the noble residences of the town, the ground floor has a patio with a lovely well and a paved terrace equipped with tables and chairs to relax alfresco. On the ground floor there is a handy store room for heavy luggage, and toilets for guests' use.
Palazzo Buonaccorsi is a few steps to San Matteo Gate, the Northern entrance gate of the town, and to the bus stop. In the adjacent little square, next to the Palazzo, there is a café with a nice open-air terrace where they serve delicious Italian breakfasts with cappuccino and brioche, homemade gelato, and light meals. Just opposite the side entrance of the Palazzo, there is a book shop with Internet point. At the tobacconist next door you can buy bus tickets and stamps.
Opposite the café there is bakery with a choice of different types of bread, and typical pastry. Next to the café there is a handy grocer's shop. Outside the gate there is a newsagent's with a selection of foreign press. Car are restricted in the centre of town, but it is possible to drive in front of the accommodation to unload and load your luggage. Paying Parking facilities are available a little farther, and the owners will be pleased to suggest you some free parking possibilities. San Gimignano offers a wide selection of shops and excellent restaurants to taste the typical dishes of the Tuscan tradition.