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B&B Casa Ruffino

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Via Madonna del Ponte, 49 | Golfo di Castellammare, 90041 Balestrate, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 8 Balestrate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and hospitable hosts. Doing their job with love, which is felt in every contact. Service is on high level, the rooms are cleaned every day, changing towels, excellent breakfast in companionable atmosphere. We had the impression that we are at home with relatives, not with the people we met when we came here. Location of Balestrate is a... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

In the Italian language there's a good adjective - "solare" that covers such concepts as solar, sunny & shiny, bright & serene, as well as positive & optimistic. This adjective reflects perfectly the atmosphere of this place. Rooms are nice and spacious, well-lit, with a lot of curious decorations, some of them are also frescoed. There's also a comfortable spacious... More

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Excellent room, service and breakfast. Close to the beach and in the centre of town. Free parking on the street. Very helpful staff. We only stayed one night as we had a ferry to catch the next day but would have stayed longer! Grazie

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A few years ago we stayed with Guiseppe and Paola for only one night and always wanted to return. We stayed this time for one week and what a stay. I cannot rate this B&B highly enough. The greeting was so warm, greeted like family and left being part of the family. The rooms are very large, well air conditioned,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful place, Casa Ruffino! We stayed an extra day to enjoy the hospitality extended by Giuseppe and Paola. The breakfasts were unforgettable as were the dinner recommendations and the exquisite dinner at his twin brother Giovanni's place nearby. Our room was very comfortable and the little town of Balestrate had everything we needed as a base to visit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Casa Ruffino is a real jam. Spacius rooms, clean and tidy, each with his unique design, a product of our talented hostess, Paula. Excellent breakfast based on homemade delicacies- marmalads, cheese, pastries,every morning bringing its daily surprise. Above all- wonderful hospitality making us feel at home. We enjoyed Giuseppe's warmth making us feel we are part of his Sicilian family.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

As soon as we were greeted so warmly by Giuseppe and Paula it was clear we were treated as old friends. Nothing was too much trouble for our wonderful Sicilian hosts. They were quick to help us with any request for help or advice and their hospitality went far beyond any simply professional basis. The lounge, breakfast room and large... More

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Kazan, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Casa Ruffino is a unique place in Italy which we were lucky to get in. First of all, this is extremely beautiful, cosy and clean hotel. Every room is desighned in different way with great taste of its owners - Paola and Guiseppe. Inside the room you can find everything you need: air conditioning, hairdryer, safebox. Location of the hotel... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We felt really welcomed by Giuseppe and Paola from the first moment. The room was clean, spacious and lovely designed. The breakfast was a wonderful feast of delicious food – fresh bread, hams, various different cheeses – outstanding ricotta, eggs, fruits and sweets to mention just some, plus strong coffee, tea and freshly made juices. Next time we go to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed here for the last two nights of our holiday and what a good move that was! This is a lovely B&B . Our room was beautiful with a lovely mix of contemporary and antique pieces . But the best thing about this place is the welcome from the owner Guiseppe. We felt so relaxed here and the food... More

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Address: Via Madonna del Ponte, 49 | Golfo di Castellammare, 90041 Balestrate, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Palermo > Balestrate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — B&B Casa Ruffino 3*
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