Gli Arlecchini

Via Alessandro Manzoni 14 Pisa56125Italy
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About Gli Arlecchini

Situated in an ideal position near both Pisa’s main ralway station and its historical heart, Gli Arleccchini offers cosy accommodation in a quirky property filled with antiques and mementoes.

The rooms are simply furnished, and feature private bathrooms, air conditioning and TV’s.

There is a small lounge were guests are welcome to relax and socialise. Wi-Fi is free of charge and available throughout the property. Reception can assist with tours, transfers and luggage storage.

A basic Italian breakfast is served every morning in the lounge, while other meals can be enjoyed at any of a number of nearby eateries. The hosts will be happy to provide personal recommendations.

Pisa’s main train station is barely 400 yards’ from Gli Arclecchini, while its iconic leaning tower is just 1.5 miles away. Be careful it doesn’t fall on your head.

Contact

Via Alessandro Manzoni 14 , Pisa, 56125, Italy
Telephone: +39(329)0127309 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Computer with internet
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Positive Reviews

Good location for transport and the sights

It was by far Gli Arclecchini's location that most impressed guests. They described it as just a couple of minutes from the train station. Also, the leaning tower was just a 15 to 20 minute walk away. Guests definitely felt that they could walk to any sight in Pisa they cared to visit.

Cheap price

There was certainly no shortage of issues guests had with the B&B. But some, on reflection, acknowledged that they had paid a fairly low room-rate. Those who were only in town for a day for a very quick look at the sights seemed the happiest, since for them the B&B was simply a place to crash for the night.

Welcoming and informative host

While reviews were somewhat mixed, most guests seemed to have approved of the host's conduct. He was described as welcoming and very informative, helping tourists make the most of their stay.

Negative Reviews

Confusion surrounding the bathrooms

This was the thing that caused the most complaints, even causing a fair amount of anger from guests. They insist that they booked a room that was described as having a private bathroom, only to arrive and find themselves allocated to a room with a shared bathroom. They went on to say that they did not even accept that they had been allocated to a different room, which would be bad enough, but that the rooms themselves were being missrepresented on the B&B's website.

Problems with check-in and access

Since the host doesn't live on the premises, and there is no permanent staff on-site, a key pick up time needs to be arranged. Of course reality is such that these plans don't always…go to plan every time, leaving guests without keys.

Walls are “paper thin”

A fairly common complaint was that the room walls did nothing at all to prevent the passage of sound from room to room.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 706 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
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    7.0 /10
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    7.5 /10
7.4 out of 10 based on 706 reviews