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Antico Borgo il Cardino

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Loc Il Cardino 35/C, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Lovely week stay here - relaxing by the pool and staying in adjoining rooms upstairs with central kitchen area. Friendly welcoming and relaxing. Only comment would be that the kitchen was lacking in utensils including no sharp knife, but then with bed and breakfast included and eating out there was little need! Great position for exploring Tuscany - Volterra highlight... More 

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cardino, Responsabile reception at Antico Borgo il Cardino, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your good review about us and your description of the surroundings. On your advice, we provide to put some more ustensils in the kitchen, the nexts host will thank you while having dinner ! More 

Calais, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The owners and staff made our five nights feel like we were staying with family, everything was perfect. We will definitely stay here again, as a matter of fact, I is the reason we will be returning to the San Gimignano area.

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cardino, Responsabile reception at Antico Borgo il Cardino, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review, we are very glad you felt like in a family during your stay at Antico Borgo Il Cardino. We really hope to see you at your next trip in our aerea. More 

Florence, Italy
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

What a delightful introduction to the San Gimignano area.. A quiet retreat, beautiful scenery with gardens and pool to relax in. A walk to the local Tre Archi restaurant was so easy and so wonderful!! A hearty breakfast to set you on your way! Excellent staff. A wonderful place to stay.

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Thank you so much for your review, we are glad that you had a beautiful experience by ours. More 

London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great service, nice people, reasonable prices and genuine hospitality. Can't really fault it everything was wear it should be and it was a great 3 night stay. they stayed up late to make sure we had dinner when we flew in on a Thursday night which was a really nice touch and set the tone.

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Thank very much for your review. We really appreciate that you noted and refered our attention. We hope to see you again at Antico Borgo Il Cardino More 

Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

I honestly was trying to come up with something negative to say about this place, but I just did not have anything to say but - pure perfection. The view while driving up the windy roads and the smell of pure nature is the epitome of romance. Then you arrive at this beautiful, yet unpretentious piece of heaven. Each room... More 

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cardino, Responsabile reception at Antico Borgo il Cardino, responded to this review

W-o-w ! If we were wondering how a good review is, this is it ! All the staff is very grateful for your marvelous description of our property. We are sure that future travellers will choose Antico Borgo Il Cardino because they red your lines. Thank you very much indeed, we shall be very happy to welcome you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

I just recently completed a 3 week long tour of Europe, and of the 10 or so hotels I stayed at, this was my favorite one-- and here is why: I had a horrible time getting to San Gimignano. I got lost on the buses and arrived in the city much later than planned-- 2 hours after checkout for the... More 

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cardino, Responsabile reception at Antico Borgo il Cardino, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. When possible we try to solve our customer's problems. Your comment is also a good opportunity for us to precise that Antico Borgo Il Cardino is located in the countryside, on the road that from San Gimignano leads to Volterra. No public transportation desserves us, so, you may reach us only by car.... More 

Victoria, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful unique relaxing Tuscan villa. We loved staying here surrounded by beauty. The gardens, flowers, stunning glass bottles used to water the trees, pool, dam, ducks, wine, and views around this B&B were wonderful. We had the two bedroom apartment top floor with kitchen in between our two rooms for our family of four. We all enjoyed swimming and relaxing... More 

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cardino, Responsabile reception at Antico Borgo il Cardino, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very positive comment about Antico Borgo Il Cardino. We are glad that you had a beautiful stay by us and we are grateful you shared it on Tripadvisor. We hope to see you on your next trip to Europe ! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

monika and all the staff gave us a great feeling. it was all i expected from a vacation in toscany ,romantic,beautiful, tasty and peaceful, the location is good just ten minute from San Gimignano, the room is simple but very clean and comfortable and with a great view.

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Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We stayed there in comfort, breaking up our Italy trip to explore this part of Toscana. Found it impropmtu and it was one of the gifts befitting our style of travelling a new countryside. You may choose to bathe in the magic of the very early mornings at the borgo and take a photo of yourself grinning in the pool,... More 

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Izegem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Il Cardino is a very nice bed and breakfast in the heart of Tuscany with a perfect location, at a maximum distance of 1hour drive to the major highlights of this beautiful region. Very nice pool, nice room, beautiful view, nice breakfast en very very friendly staff! Great value for your money.

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