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Hotel Leonardo - Pisa

3 star Hotel Pisa

Via Tavoleria 17 - Pisa

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 58.00
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In the heart of Pisa, amidst the splendid architecture of Medieval churches and buildings and the Arno river bank, lies the Hotel Leonardo.

The property's central location allows visitors to discover all of this marvelous city, walking through its splendid historic centre, admiring churches, monuments, and historic buildings - not to mention the world-famous Leaning Tower.

The hotel is housed in a late 18th-century building that retains its ancient charm, a place where tradition and modernity live perfectly side-by-side. In this splendid setting, guests will find an attentive, caring staff and a cozy bar to unwind. The hotel offers express check-out services, half-board rates, an Internet point, and complimentary wireless Internet access.  
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 7.4 Good
Based on 213 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

In an interesting part of town, plenty of good restaurants near by.Easy walk from ...

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Breakfast at Hotel Leonardo

A free buffet breakfast is available between 7:00 AM and 9:30 AM.

Facilities at Hotel Leonardo

  • Bar
  • Luggage room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Pets accepted
  • Internet/Email services
  • TV Lounge

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Children 8 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Check-in: after 1 PM.

Check-out: before 10:30 AM.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 15 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per person, per night
 

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Leonardo is also known as

Leonardo Hotel
Hotel Leonardo
Leonardo Hotel Pisa

7.6

Clean

7.7

Location

7.8

Quiet

6.5

Spacious

7.6

Service

Hotel Leonardo reviews

5.7 Ordinary
  • July 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Ireland

Great location. basic room clean but shower was a bit old and grubby. Not much information about Pisa available from hotel but pleasant enough staff. Our room at front was noisy and the airconditioning was not working even though the end of June and hot.

6.0 Fair
  • November 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Italy

Was not clear parking-pass for city center was to pay beside the charge, and how much it would have been

9.4 Outstanding!
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Stayed here seven years in a row. Found to be the best location for sightseeing in Pisa, especially walking. Rooms are small but adequate and the staff is wonderful. Good location to begin or end a tour of the Chianti area.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • May 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

We were there 2 nights before renting a car and exploring the rest of Tuscany. Great location, safe walking all over, close to good restaurants and only a couple of blocks from main shopping street. Exactly lived up to what we saw on the website. We found the hotel from the Frommer's Tuscany travel guide.

8.0 Very Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • GB

The price matched the facilities and services so that was great! Polite and helpful staff. The air-conditioning in the initial room they gave us didn't work but they were kind enough to give us another room with a working air-conditioning. Hotel is located near to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Overall good value for money.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • GB

Thia was our rfirst stay at the Leonardo - we arrived late due to flight delay which meant we arrived after dark, this made finding the hotel difficult, but during the day it may well have been easier. The position was ideal for the tower and Duomo and the staff were extremely helpful in recommending restaurants and bus times and relevant stops. A really great hotel and experience

9.0 Wonderful!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Turkey

Staffs were very helpfull and breakfast was awesome.

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Ireland

Hotel Leanardo is a very simple old fashioned hotel. The room was comfortable if a little small but very clean. There was a bit of noise from builders outside but we get up early most mornings so this didn't bother us too much. The receptionist was a young man, I can't remember his name - he was so friendly and very helpful, really boosted our stay with his friendly chat and was always happy to help us with any queries we had. Breakfast was ok, the usual stuff nothing special. A bit expensive overall for what it was but nice hotel all the same.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Germany

VERY GOOD PLACE TO STAY IN TUSCANY

6.9 Fair
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

- There were works at the entrance of the hotel. - We stayed at the top floor and there was no window !(only a a velux) - Good breakfast

8.3 Very Good
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

Ok. An honest useful review! We stayed at the Leonardo for three nights and thought it was great! DONT expect 5 star luxury, our room was small, but it was clean with fresh linen and towels every day. The breakfast is basic, but is good to fill you up ready for the day. Location is right in the heart of Pisa, just a short walk from the Tower. The best thing about the Hotel was the Staff, they were brilliant. Always helpful and happy, nothing was too much trouble. If you want somewhere to stay right in the heart of the city with good staff and clean rooms then this is the place!

8.7 Excellent
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Perfect hotel for a night. Close to the downtown. Clean rooms and good welcoming staff. A little noise in the night but not for outside.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • October 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Belgium

Very good hotel. excellent location.

7.9 Good
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Russia

Room at 4th floor is a bit small and sometimes water pressure in bathroom is not enough to make good shower. But in general - good value for money Quite cheap Wi-Fi in the lobby

8.8 Excellent
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Sweden

Leonardo has a good location and friendly staff. Breakfast is included but you should be there when it starts as there are no coolers and when it's 30 degrees... We could park right outside the hotel for free. The room had a/c but was very small. When opening the door you had to jump right to bed but for just one night or two it's okay.

4.5 Ordinary
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

Poor breakfast, difficult to find the switches

7.9 Good
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

Very central, yet quiet (at least our room).

7.8 Good
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Switzerland

Good price for money, located as city center.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Germany

The "Leonardo" is situated in a very good quarter to stay. The coffee was terrible but apart from that the breakfast is completely ok. The breakfast staff could be more alert.

7.0 Good
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

The bedroom was clean if unremarkable, the bathroom spotless but small and rather cramped. The hotel itself is located in a narrow, cobbled back-street, but is roughly halfway between the Campo dei Miracoli (Tower, Duomo etc.) and the river, with all the main sights within reasonable walking distance. Pisa centre is also compact enough that both the airport and main railway stations are within 1-2km from this hotel.

1.5
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

sporco, rumoroso, buio

5.6 Ordinary
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

The carpets in the third floor corridors looked dirty. We were troubled by mosquitos. We noticed that other hotels have fine mesh on the widows to keep them out.

5.1 Ordinary
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

Habitación limpia, sin lujos, correcta para pasar una noche en la ciudad.

4.3 Ordinary
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Italy

I stayed just one night with my mother of 70 years old. It was very uncomfortable because the there was problems with water in the bathroom and the room was full of water. The room was dark and sad. My bed light was out of order. The fridge was almost in the middle of the room!. Breakfast was ok but the daning room was so full of people that we had to wait to get a table and when got a table there were no more cups. I have travelled many times in Europe choosing my hotel through Venere, but this was certainly the worst accomodation. However, the position in Pisa was excellent.

6.9 Fair
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

Wifi is not free of charge.

6.2 Fair
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

This was a pleasant hotel with nice welcoming people, the breakfast was fine the bedroom quite small and there was no bar as described on the information, the Hotel is close to the Tower, we wish we had stayed in 2 to 3 different areas i.e. Rome or Florence as well as Pisa as once you have seen the Tower area there isn't much more to see - also beware of people bearing gifts i.e. turtles and elephants they are basically trying to sell you a swahili necklace and can become quite agressive if you dont accept their offers. A good restaurant to go to is in the side street near to the Tower

5.4 Ordinary
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Very central hotel, but rather off-putting in regard to the location down a fairly dark side-street which could be a bit intimidating especially due to the rough surface. However the hotel is quite close to the maion shoppping street and only about 10 minutes walk one way to the River Arno and the same the other way to the Leaning Tower, Duomo and Baptistry. Fine for the one night we spent there, but not really for a longer stay.

3.8
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

I stayed at the Leonardo in a single room just for 1 night. It was the smallest room I ever saw, I could ear my neighbours snore, and my window was facing a wall. On the other hand, it's clean, the area was very beautifull and walking distance to all the interesting place. The lady at the lobby was very nice but I was happy that it was only a 1 night stay! I payed 85€ for it and the breakfast was not what i expected even if it is impossible to be hungry after leaving the table. I would recommand this hotel only for one night and for the location.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

Staff were very welcomming and polite; also very helpful. Rooms were clean and tidy and facilities were good. Location was excellent and value for money terrific.

8.6 Excellent
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

Albergo soddisfacente, pulito e collogato egregiamente. Ci si può tornare.

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

A wonderful hotel, in a quiet very typical backstreet, with very nice views over the rooftops. Idiosyncratic mural paintings that added to the hotel's charm. Very convenient for the bus to the airport.

3.6
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

A disappointing stay. I was greeted by gruff staff and the cleaning staff stood in the doorway smoking. When I got in the lift, there was an indeterminate liquid pooled on the floor which I had to be careful to avoid putting my luggage in. The room was dingy and had clearly been decorated in the 1970s and not been thought of since. The TV was very old and did not work properly and there was a film of dust over most of the furniture. Outside the room was quiet as the hotel is situated on a backstreet but noise from other rooms was clearly audiable. The stay would have been adequate if it had not been for the poor staff who were unhelpful, rude and incompetent. I was also charged more than the price quoted and confirmed by this website but I had not realised until I left the hotel. I would not stay here again.

8.2 Very Good
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

Hotel Leonardo is small, not particularly attractive, but properly maintained, and the location was perfect. The rooms were clean, quiet, w/AC, but small (as most European rooms are). From the hotel we walked everywhere. Note to other travellers: as you can't drive inside the historic part of the city, just take the bus from the airport & walk to the hotel (5 min walk from the river).

7.9 Good
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

Buena recepcion, dificil de encontrar pero señalizado. Tienen zona de parking pero muy pequeña. La habitación normal con baño. El desayuno escaso. La relacion calidad/precio es barato. Está muy bien ubicado a 5' de la torre de pisa. ------------------- Good reception, difficult to find but signalized. They have very small zone of parking. Normal room with bath. Little breakfast. The relation price/quality is cheap. It is very well located, only 5' to the tower.

8.7 Excellent
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Taxis can't go down the road, at least at the moment, which would cause problems to anyone with mobility issues, etc. Fabulous location. Nice places to eat just round the corner. You can walk to all the main sights and nearby are local traditional street vegetable markets, as you go towards the river.

1.5
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

This was by far the worst hotel we stayed in on our Tuscany break it is located in the student quarter in a narrow smelly alley and the room whilst clean was poorly equiped very cramped and dismal. The TV was mounted 10 feet above floor level and there was no way of relaxing in the room apart from laying on the bed. This was made worse by the fact that there were no public areas where you could chill out. The toilet like the room was clean with decent towels and the hot tap deliver hot water but the shower was very erratic and water constantly dripped into the WC The Breakfast selection is quite good but the room is very small and crowded making the "meal experience" very poor The hotel is close to the Tower and other attractions so if like us you just need to stay one night its probably ok but if you intend staying longer be very wary.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • February 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

Easy walking distance to everything, Attractions, Shops, Restaurants & Train Station. £6 taxi from Pisa Airport. Very welcoming staff/owners, and would fully recommend to anyone who wants to stay in Pisa.

7.1 Good
  • February 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

On arrival the hotel is situated down a very narrow side street near to the university do not let this put you off. Once inside the hotel staff were very friendly and obliging. The hotel reception very good, the bedrooms are clean and comfortable.the position of the hotel is excellent for viewing the sites on foot and very close to main shopping area.Would stay there again

7.6 Good
  • February 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Germany

The hotel was very clean and nice, location was situated very central with several nice restuarants and close to the attractions.

8.2 Very Good
  • November 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Denmark

Nice room. Quiet location. Close to everything including airport. Busses had stopped running when we arrived, which was before midnight, but there were plenty taxis.

2.5
  • November 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Ireland

This was the first and last time to stay at this hotel. I would not recommend it. The room was dirty and dingy. The toilet had not been cleaned properly and my husband got bitten by mosquitoes. This hotel will definitely be off my list for the future.

6.3 Fair
  • October 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

Room on website had beamed ceiling with Italian character. Our room was very 1970's and small, but adequate. Staff were very helpful.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The concierge was quite informative and suggested a wonderful restaurant nearby where we had our best meal while in Italy. The hotel is very convenient to the sights in Pisa. The breakfast was substantial. There is a lift at least up to the third floor. For the price, you cannot beat the Hotel Leonardo.

8.1 Very Good
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Rooms were reasonably clean but sparsely furnished. Hotel was 'old fashioned' but with character - murals and mirrors everywhere. Breakfast adequate - normal continental buffet. Quite a distance from the railway station, although well signed when you get to the river - a taxi will cost around 7 euros. Close proximity to all tourist sights. Staff very helpful - especially one young lady who's name we failed to take (very pretty, blond hair, good english) who sorted out our flights (we were there during the August terrorist crisis) and arranged a taxi for us to the airport. She also recommended an excellent restaurant(alle bandierine) and telephoned to ensure it was open - a little tip, don't go to Pisain during August, many of the shops and restaurants are closed for their holidays!!!

8.6 Excellent
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Norway

Especially we were impressed by the service received from the reception desk, welcoming and helpful. Parking in the street outside and beside was OK. 10 minutes slow walk to the tower.

8.0 Very Good
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Really good location: close enough to the Tower for a pleasant walk through charming streets and piazzas but far enough away to miss the hoards of visitors. Area is quiet but there's plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants. Very friendly, helpful and competent staff. Seems a lot of money to pay for the level of accommodation but price was consistent with the area.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • April 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • USA

Enjoyed my stay at the Leonardo. The staff was very helpful regarding train schedules, restaraunts, etc. The only issue was a flying insect that bit my face about 6 times in the night. Didn't take away from the trip though. Would stay there again. Thanks!

8.6 Excellent
  • April 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • United Kingdom

A basic hotel but very clean, adequate breakfast and ideally situated for sightseeing. All staff were pleasant and helpful. If you are looking for a simple hotel this is it.

7.9 Good
  • April 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • United Kingdom

The hotel was in a very convenient location and was clean and well equipped. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I would certainly go back for a stay in the future.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • February 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

very central, very nice people

4.9 Ordinary
  • February 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Room 40 which we were allocated was on the top floor. It was very small and the shower room was equally small. No clear indication of fire escape routes and no obvious escape route except by main staircase (The room did have a fire door) No window in the room other than a small skylight window approx 50cm square This was not accessible and did not open in anycase so even this would not have provided an escape route in the event of a fire. Perhaps other rooms are better but avoid anything on the fourth floor

8.6 Excellent
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent location - very convenient for the Leaning Tower, restaurants & shops. Close to all amenities but without street noise or sleep disturbance! Extremely friendly, helpful & competent staff - we would have no hesitation in staying here again.

8.2 Very Good
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Even though this hotel sits on a nice "quiet" back street, it must have been one of the noisiest streetsin Pisa. Maybe it was just bad luck though. Otherwise it was an excellent hotel, and had one of the larger rooms I've experienced in Europe.

5.0 Ordinary
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • Ireland

was looking forward to staying there but the hotel overbooked! However they did arrange other accomodation at the same price

5.6 Ordinary
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

Long on "charm" but short on space.

8.0 Very Good
  • November 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

A very nice hotel in a central location. The staff were helpfull and polite and although our stay was for just two nights I would have no hestition in staying there again.

7.5 Good
  • November 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • United Kingdom

Nicely decorated friendly hotel with helpful staff in easy walking distance of tourist attractions.

6.7 Fair
  • August 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Single corporate traveller
  • United Kingdom

The location of the hotel is very convenient and the staff was very helpful. A little bit noisy but it was a pleasant stay nonetheless

7.8 Good
  • July 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

Pleasant hotel in a good location convenient for shops and the Campo dei Miracoli

9.2 Wonderful!
  • July 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

Excellent small hotel. Good location to visit the Tower. Good advice from the staff some of whom spoke English. The room we had was very pleasant and had a good view over the roof tops. We would use the hotel again if we could get this third floor front room.

5.7 Ordinary
  • June 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

Hotel itself was pleasant, but the A/C didn't work, and the street noise was really excessive compared to many other urban European hotels I have visited.

7.7 Good
  • June 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • United Kingdom

The Hotel Leonardo is situated in a bcak street and gives one concern for the facilities. However inside the hotel is comfortable with a welcoming staff. One is within walking distance of all the sites. Parking can be a problem but we were lucky and got one of the two spaces in front of Hotel. The hotel represents good value even though we rated breakfast as average.

7.8 Good
  • May 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

The Leonardo is a basic hotel, in a great position to see the sights of Pisa, only 5 minutes walk from the tower and Duomo. It is set in an ancient street, and has three parking spaces right outside. The rooms are clean and funtional, ours looked liked it needed a lick of paint but was fine. We did have great difficulty finding it despite having a map, and gave up in the end and parked in a nearby square and walked, however once we were there the lady on reception was very helpful and gave us very clear instructions on how to park, she even went out in a thunder storm with an umberella so my husband did'nt get wet! We would definitely use this very central hotel again if we were staying in Pisa.

3.9
  • April 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Germany

The room we got was on the top floor. Positive aspects were the good closing and isolating door of the room and the breakfast. Negative aspects: You were practically thrown out of the breakfast room when time was up. As regards the room, the bed was not even 2 meters long and the mattress urgently needed to be replaced. Early in the morning you were woken up by the many pigeons on the roofs, but this was not really the problem. The main problem was that the room was full of spider nets, quite dusty, the carpet floor not even vacuum cleaned and the bathroom floor not properly cleaned. Not really worth the price, but still never as horrible as the Hotel Villa Ombrosa on the Elba Island!

7.8 Good
  • January 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel is a good value budget hotel. Very well located in the heart of historic Pisa. Good breakfast too. My wife especially enjoyed her time at The Leonardo! Thanks Marco!

10 Outstanding!
  • January 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • Canada

for 84 euros a night on new years day, i was given the best room on the top floor with steps leading up to it. it was like no other, no other room can compare with it, furniture laid out in perfect fashion to give the room a very spacious feeling. the temperature controlled room was perfect, bathroom and shower were splendid. comfortable bed and lighting

9.7 Outstanding!
  • October 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

Nice accomodations for the price. Did not get a room with a view of the Leaning Tower as requested. We only viewed the back of another building but that really was not a major detriment. Was it really Galileo's Lab????

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

A good, mid-price, city centre base - quiet, clean and friendly.

8.6 Excellent
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • South Africa

We thoroughly enjoyed the five nights at Leonardo, and would go there again.

2.7
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

One of the WORST and UGLIEST places I've ever been to. We paid 115€ for a double room that did not deserve more than 20. Please, keep looking for hotels in Pisa, you may be luckier than I. Good luck

2.6
  • April 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • USA

This place was DISGUSTING - the first room they put me in was next to the front door - at first I thought it was a joke. It was literally right next to the front door. I asked for a different room and the woman seemed annoyed so she moved me to another room which seemed fine, I was in a rush to see the leaning tower and didn't have time to really inspect. When I returned I discovered that the stench of smoke was almost unbearable. On top of this the motor of the elevator is located in the room somewhere so I was up all night listening to the elevator run. To top this all off the breakfast was inedible. It's hard to believe that bad coffee could exist in Italy but it did here - perhaps it was instant? The cereal was stale, the juice was warm, the meat and cheese were dried on the edges, in general it was grotesque. When I complained at check out they knocked 20€ off the price but it was still expensive. I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY - AVOID AT ALL COSTS.

8.6 Excellent
  • March 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

As soon as you arrive, you are made to feel welcome. Staff were very helpful and supplied maps and details of the local area. The room was clean, but basic. Unfortunately, we missed the breakfast due to an early flight home!

6.5 Fair
  • March 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Very friendly, excellent breakfasts all in all a nice 3 star hotel - ~Just what I expected.

7.5 Good
  • March 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Germany

Leonardo is a nice small hotel in a quiet street. It has kept its Italian charme and it's very clean and safe (especially the room doors!). The main attraction, the tower of pisa, is in walking distance, about 5 to 10 minutes. The staff was very friendly and flexible. The price is, compared to other cities, quite expensive, but in Pisa hotels generally seem to be more expensive than in many other places. It's worth a stay!

10 Outstanding!
  • February 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • Italy

Altogether a very good place to stay, in an atmospheric part of old Pisa. Quality for price excellent.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • December 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

A very well located hotel in beautiful surrounding, steeped in history. Fantastic.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • November 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

very pleasant stay heartily recommend little wine bar/restaurant just around the corner open until early hours serving food and wine cheaply and very friendly!

6.5 Fair
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Single corporate traveller
  • Netherlands

Ht.Leonardo is a small hotel in Pisa, renovated, clean, but the showers must be revisioned. The environment is somewhat noisy, at night and in the early morning, when on the first floor. Staff is very efficient and friendly.

5.5 Ordinary
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Germany

Freundliches Personal, Service und Frühstück okay. Trotz der Lage in einer Nebenstrasse sehr hoher Lärmpegel von außen, da keine isolierten Fenster. Das Zimmer sehr düster, da die Farbe an den Wänden wohl schn einige Jahre auf dem Rücken hat. Das Bad nachlässig gereinigt. Der Preis von 110,- Euro für ein Doppelzimmer ist meiner Meinung nach nicht angebracht.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • September 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

Central location just a short walk from the tower, river and shopping area, great as a base to explore.

6.0 Fair
  • September 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

A modern recently refurbished hotel but lacking the character of many of the cheaper pensione's, also the breakfast was somewhat uninspiring with the coffee being very watered down. The room was OK with a nice bathroom but not very spacious.

3.4
  • August 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

This is more like a struggling 2 star hotel than a 3 star. The ugly brown formica in the room, tatty and tired reception area, unattractive location, odd industrial feel to the building and the uncomfortable itchy feeling in the bed which resulted in itchy bites combined to form a decidedly uncomfortable stay in an extremely average hotel. Having paid 20 euros more the previous night to stay in a gorgeous hotel in San Gimignano it felt extremely expensive too. Oh, the breakfast was revolting. I wouldn't recommend it.

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • Ireland

Nice hotel. Did not get a view of Leaning Tower as suggested on pictures and website but then did not specifically request it. Friendly staff with good English. Convenient location

3.3
  • June 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • USA

expensive!!! i had a room the size of a flea. the bathroom was built clearly in the attic, as the ceiling vaulted near the height of my neck.

7.5 Good
  • May 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

This hotel was very handy for a one-night stay-close to airport, Tower and main shops. Room was clean and basic- view from window superb. Breakfast is very basic. Reception staff are very helpful.

5.1 Ordinary
  • May 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Germany

Room very small; equipped with 4 beds for 2. Mosquitos !!! No German SAT program such as RTL. Breakfast again poor - as usual in Italy. Friendly service and cheap snacks in close surroundings.

8.5 Excellent
  • May 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent location and well run hotel. Full marks !!

4.6 Ordinary
  • April 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

On the ground floor, where our room was, the view turned out to look onto a heap of debris in an internal courtyard. No natural light came into the room, which was, as a result, extremely dark. The room was noisy in the morning due to neighbouring breakfast room. Announced discount possibilities with neighbouring restaurants were not even mentioned upon arrival. Request to move rooms could not be accommodated.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • April 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

A good hotel at a reasonable price. Good location within 5 minutes of most of the areas of interest in the City. Some excellent and very cheap restaurants nearby.

5.3 Ordinary
  • February 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Luxembourg

Our stay at the hotel was ok.The picture on the internet showing directly outside the window the tower of Pise was incorrect,and misleading ! The tower is not far but not as close as the picture intends to show.The breakfast wasn't terrible ! The orange juice was completely artifitial! I think what customers prefer is at least pure orange juice in the morning . For the price of the hotel this should be possible !

7.8 Good
  • January 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

Hotel was very difficult to find. But it was an interesting walk from the train station. Breakfast was average in room without much ambiance.

8.7 Excellent
  • December 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

When I arrived the receptionist came out to help me park my car. He was enthusiastic and helpful. The service was excellent. The prices matched. The room left something to be desired where space was concerned. However, it was clean and comfortable.

5.7 Ordinary
  • September 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Australia

There was no real breakfast on offer, which was disappointing. For Euro 100 a night I would have thought I would get some fruit or bread. Also, there was no hot water in the shower, which did not matter in summer, but may have been a problem in winter

5.4 Ordinary
  • August 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

Expensive for what they offer. We didn't have a real window in our room (just a small dormer and a poor shutter very hard to open and close ... not very convenient...) so light were missing. They also made us pay 4 euros for a bottle of water (not even cold)!!!! Stay in this hotel for 1 night is OK but not more. There are only 2 pictures on their website and they are both "wrong". No room have a view on the tower and you absolutly can't see the tower from the hotel. Very bad.

8.8 Excellent
  • August 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Netherlands

A characteristic hotel right in the middle of historic Pisa. Very recommendable.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • August 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Good central location

6.0 Fair
  • August 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Germany

In the room we had, the only window was at least 10 feet from the floor. You could not reach it even if you stood on the bed. Maybe some of the rooms had a tower view that was advertised, but definately not the one we stayed in. We were also led to believe there would be a refrigerator in the room. There was not. They advertised the hotel as being in a quiet area. We figured that was due to people were probably afraid to walk up that dark, narrow alley it was located in. However the room was clean and the employees were curteous, but for the price, I would not want to stay there again.

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6.2 Fair
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

8.3 Very Good
  • February 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at Hotel Leonardo, offering 27 guest rooms with climate control. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, safes and phones during their Leaning Tower visit.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers, bidets and complimentary toiletries. Minibars and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Extra beds
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Hotel Leonardo

By car
Via the Genova-Livorno A12 motorway, exit at Pisa Centro. Then take the Firenze-Pisa-Livorno highway. Turn right into via di Gargalone and then left into the SS1 Aurelia for about 1 km towards San Rossore. Turn right into Lungarno Cosimo I Dei Medici and then left into via Bonanno Pisano. Turn onto via Risorgimento and proceed until you cross via Roma on the left, then follow via Galli Tassi. At the end of this road turn into via Santa Maria, then left into via dei Mille, proceed until Piazza dei Cavalieri square, and take via Frediano and finally via Tavoleria.

Distances from Hotel Leonardo

Church of San Frediano - 0.1 km / 0 mi
University of Pisa - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
San Michele in Borgo - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Knight's Square - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palace of the Putean College - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Torre dei Gualandi - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo della Carovana - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Scuola Normale - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Piazza Garibaldi - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Agostini - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Blu - 0.2 km / 0.2 mi
Church of St. Sisto - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Palazzo Gambacorti - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
San Paolo all'Orto - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
The preferred airport for Hotel Leonardo is Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei) - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.