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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 9 Balestrate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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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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London
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Casa Ruffino is an outstanding B&B. Both Guiseppe and Paola were extremely kind, friendly (they invited all guests one night for a dinner, and we received a jar of homecooked jam from them when we were leaving) and helpful! Room was pretty and clean, even quiet despite of the busy nightlife on the streets nearby. Breakfasts were delicious, we always... More

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

From the moment my friend and I arrived at Casa Ruffino, we were given the warmest welcome and made to feel at home straight away. Our room was a good size by European standards and had two twin beds which worked perfectly for us. The bathroom was also a good size and while the shower took a bit of time... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Casa Ruffino, as many of the other reviews allude to, really is a home away from home. From the lovely greeting, through the beautiful freshly prepared breakfasts, to the sad farewell, Casa Ruffino was a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are large and spacious and ooze character. The real stars of the show, however, are the owners Giuseppe and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Nice bed-and-breakfast, really worth to go here. Reasons: Giuseppe and Paola are really helpfull and do their best to make your really happy. Just talk to them and they will show you the Sicily they love. The number of rooms is limited ( only 8) , most of them are "old good style decorated", some with furnitures coming from 18-... 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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