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Albergo Il Castello

Via G. della Rena, 6, 50052 Certaldo, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Certaldo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
jaqui-uk Tetbury, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to Certaldo Alto many years ago and enjoyed lunch at Albergo Il Castello. Decided if we were to return we would stay. The hotel was lovely and quaint, just steps from the funiculare. The room was clean and well appointed, the bathroom decent and the view was lovely, overlooking Certaldo and the Tuscan countryside. The only downside... More

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It’s a lovely quiet historic hotel with very simple decor and a fantastic modern bathroom. Not huge, but it had a nice rain shower and it appeared to be very new remodeled. Just steps away from the funicolor, it was very easy to get to. I also loved the piano bar below as the music drifted up to our room.... More

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seal beach,ca
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84 reviews 84 reviews
21 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Certaldo is an amazing hill town to experience. From friend's recommendations, we stayed 5 nights at Albergo Il Castello. I am trying to find the best words to describe this beautiful hotel. It is what we dream of when we are back home. The views from the room at sunset are mythical across the valley. In the distance you can... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Alfredo is so nice and welcoming . It is a huge castle with a huge space .. very otentic. Alfredo has a good tips which make our stay the best we could ever imagine . With no doubt this is the only place to be.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I love staying here at Il Castello! The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The owner can speak English, Italian, German, french, Swiss,and even Portuguese. The location and scenery is truly indescribable. The castle has a very cozy and intimate feel, i highly recommend staying here if you come to Italy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Lovely little hotel well situated within walking distance of small bars and a few restaurants. There is free parking a short walk away and you can bring your car up to the hotel to drop bags off but must park in the car park. The car park/hotel are quite difficult to find at first, so it's wise to try to... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We stayed two nights in Certaldo while attending Guiseppina's Cucina cooking class, and wanted to stay somewhere authentic in the old town. Albergo Il Castello is located just 20metres from the top of the funicular access to the old town. The owner was most helpful and friendly even driving us to the station when we left. The room was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Went there for one night and ended up staying two nights. Alfredo runs a great place. We were guests at a jazz concert that was held in hotel and at a rehearsal that was held in an enoteca up the street. Nice place, great view. Very friendly Only complaint was no screens in bedroom windows (as in 99 % of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The good * The location of this hotel is unparalleled. The historic town of Certaldo is beautiful. * The room was big * The hotel has character because of its history * Free wifi The bad * The rooms are a bit dated. I think this hotel could really be made into a luxurious hotel, but it falls far short... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Lovely hotel which is part of the ancient walls and in an old palace. Renovated and updated. Modern bathrooms. Very comfortable environment with an incredible terrace for breakfast, lunch or dinner. A beautiful view across the Tuscan countryside with San Gimignano in the distance. There is a lovely garden to sit and relax or have your meals. The town is... More

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Address: Via G. della Rena, 6, 50052 Certaldo, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Certaldo
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This small family run hotel is situated in the historic centre of Certaldo, one of the most beautiful and well preserved old towns in Tuscany. It offers the comforts of a three star hotel and its location in one of the ancient residential palaces makes a stay turn into a relaxed time travel. ... more   less 
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