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Il Rifugio d'Altri Tempi

Via Panfilo dell'Oca 3, 53024 Montalcino, Italy
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Ranked #17 of 19 Montalcino B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a lovely location, but the restaurant for breakfast is too far away and make sure you get an up to date phone to ring if there is a problem, as there are no staff on duty at the B & B and the phone numbers on the business card are out of date!

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34 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I went to Montalcino and chose this B&B because of it's location. Right in front of the fortress, close to restaurants and to some wineries. The owner, Claudia, is very friendly and invites you to enjoy her restaurant and to take a tour thru her family's winery. Exceptional wines, great food and brethtaking views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

The location was perfect and we took advantage of the free tour of the Padaletti wine cellars (within the town walls) and 10% off dinner at their local restaurant. Room was small, door didn't fit the frame, bed was squeaky, bathroom small and shower stall very small. But, considering the location, the price was right. Slight inconvenience going to another... More 

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38 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had a long hard walk to Montalcino,particularly as Montalcino is at 600m altitudfe,this was the perfect place to rest our weary limbs,open the window and you look straight out on the Fortress,the town is easy to explore from here,and there are plenty of restaurants nearby The room was spacious and as it was on the top floor there was... More 

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Rome, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

The position is the best: just in front of the Fortezza, 50 meters from it! The building is old, well restructured, with small rooms and functioning services, cool during a hot August, with no mosquitos (probably for the high and windy site). In addition, it is relatively cheap: 60 € per night for one person. Unfortunately the owners are a... More 

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Turku, Finland
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

The location of this hotel is very good right opposite to the fortezza and the main shopping streets and restaurants. We had a nice and cosy double room with a tiled ceiling, wooden furniture, a french balconette and a big and clean bathroom. The hostess was welcoming and she helped us book a wine tour. There was no hair dryier... More 

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San Francisco
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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Although we made our reservations 6 months in advance, we were unable to book several choices ahead of this hotel. The location is good - right across the street from La Fortezza and in walking distance to many restaurants and enotecas. The room, a triple, was nice and the bed was very comfortable. Before we arrived, the hotel staff arranged... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Fantastic setting and staff, with rooms full of warmth and character and at an excellent price. Rooms with views of the old Fortezza and within 5 minutes walk of all the excellent wine related shops and restaurants of Montalcino. As a base for your holiday be it business or pleasure this is a perfect place to stay. In particular if... More 

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