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Antico Borgo il Cardino

3.0 of 5 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We choose this agriturismo because it is very well situated to visit Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra, ... Very friendly staff and wonderful swimming pool. Very nice, also for families with greater children (they must be able to swim).

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Il Cardino was a great place to relax and also explore the countryside, being close to Volterra and San Gimignano (about 20 minutes drive) and, the hidden gem of Val d'Elsa. The rooms are perfectly fitted out, and the swimming pool area and views are eye catching. However the most important part of this hotel is the friendliness of the... More

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Kedzierzyn Kozle, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We stayed in Il Cardino for 10 nights. The view of countryside is beautiful and the place itself very nice. Big swimming pool with more than enough equipment, steadily cleaned in the late evenings. The couple who run it are delightful and very helpful, exactly as Mr. Thomas, who helps them, not forgetting the rest of staff. The room was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Stayed for one night to explore San Gimingnano. Staff very friendly. We stayed in upper room, might be better to stay at lower level so you could have outside sitting area. Extra 5 euros per day to use the adjoining kitchen area.

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Flanders, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

This was our favorite place to stay in Italy! If you want to experience Tuscany, this is the way to do it. Antico Borgo il Cardino has a rustic feel and beautiful views of the countryside. We just loved sitting on our private patio taking in the views and sipping wine. The breakfast was delightful, especially the homemade cake every... More

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

Thank you very much for your comment. You really caught the spirit of Antico Borgo Il Cardino : we try to help our customers to relax in a family atmosphere, surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan countryside. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

what can i say about this place: AMAZING!!!!!!!! the rooms are beautiful, rustic and romantic. amazing italian outdoor breakfast, and the swimming pool with the view of the tuscan hills, just perfect. perfect location if you want to go to SAN GIMIGNANO, VOLTERRA, SIENA AND FLORENCE. the truly thing that make this place perfect is the staff , MONICA ,... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

Antico Borgo is a quiet and beautiful place but it's strength is the staff. Monica, Lucia and Tomas (forgive me, I forget other names) go the extra mile to make you feel at home and make sure you have everything you need. Tomas speaks perfect English and the others will make a good effort. If you need directions ask Lucia,... More

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Bucuresti
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

Trip advisor offers a long list of languages to write reviews in, but not romanian. This should change in the future. This charming pension is located in a very peaceful and beautiful area, convenient to reach all major touristic points in the area. By car, Pisa 70 km, Florence 40, Siena 30, San Gimignano 10. Rooms are spotless clean. An... More

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York, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

I researched Trip Advisor long and hard before deciding on Il Cardino as we wanted somewhere close to San Gim, with a pool and aircon in the rooms. We were not disappointed. It is definitely worth going for the Superior rooms (which most of them are) as you get a small patio, we were lucky to get one of the... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

This is a great place to stay. The rooms are very clean, comfortable, and spacious. The bathrooms are also very clean and come with nice amenities. The staff was so warm and welcoming. The breakfast was perfect. Although we didn't use the pool we sat by it under the veranda and enjoyed the beautiful view. I stayed here with a... More

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Address: Loc Il Cardino 35/C, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
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Hotel Class:3 star — Antico Borgo il Cardino 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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