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Il Paluffo - Main House B&B

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Montréal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Il Paluffo. The rooms are great and comfortable, the location is great to drive short distances to cities and villages of interest. The staff is charming and helpful. I would recommend this place for anyone looking for a quiet place to stay in while visiting San Gimignano and Volterra for a few days. Perfect!

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dreaming of Tuscany? This is the place! We stayed in Stillo house and it fit our needs perfectly. Family of 5. Easy to do a day trip into Florence and to nearby hill towns. It was clean and the grounds are beautiful. We walked the path to the nearby restaurant and had a wonderful meal. We also did the cooking...

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Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the landscapes and our location. The kitchen of each apartment at Il Paluffo is equipped with every comfort: dish washer, electric oven and stove, dishes, glasses, wine ballons, cuttlery and a drawer with many kitchen tools, among which a bread knife and a sharp generic...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time at Il Paluffo. Agnese spoke perfect English and she was always available to give us great suggestions and even make some phone calls in Italian for us. The property is absolutely idyllic and we spent many evenings sitting by the pool enjoying the spectacular view while drinking some of their Il Paluffo wine. We were...

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

The property is beautiful, but the staff are the highlight. We enjoyed the natural pool and quiet and peaceful atmosphere of Il Paluffo. We did a cooking lesson on site which was a great experience. We would definitely visit again.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2017

What a great place. The staff and owner were so great to deal with. The scenery and grounds were gorgeous. The way food and drinks worked was incredibly accommodating and convenient. I think about my time here a few times a month and would go back without hesitation. Amazing, don't miss it!

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 29 November 2016

2 bedroom, 2 bath, full kitchen with sitting area that was divine. Morning buffet breakfast was adequate and high quality. Eggs on request. Coffee made to order. The sustainable swimming pool looked gorgeous but cool temps tempered our desire to swim.Wine selection on hand is very, very good. Can order day trips, olive picking, or home cooked meals in your...

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Sudney
Reviewed 26 November 2016

My family, along with 3 other families, stayed at Il Paluffo for a week in September. We had the most wonderful week. The Villa has been restored with amazing attention to detail whilst maintaining the amazing history of the building. Liana is a wonderful host and made sure we had everything we needed. Nothing was too much trouble and, even...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Doporučujeme všem, prožili jsme tam 3 nádherné dny, krásná atmosféra, úžasné snídaně, dokonalé výhledy a velmi přátelský a ochotný personál. Nebyli jsme tam naposledy We spent three days in a wonderful ambience of the B&B of Il Paluffo. Very quiet and cosy room, a splendid view on autumn coloured vineyard, professional and very helpful staff, rich breakfasts. We also very...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed for one night in the Forno House at Il Paluffo, but could have easily stayed a week or more! Tucked out of the way in the hillsides around Certaldo,the building is the perfect mix of rustic with modern conveniences as well as eco-friendly technologies. Upon entering and checking in you're led through a 15th Century Olive mill into...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent B&B with a romantic medieval setting. The views from the rooms and grounds are spectacular. Modern conveniences within the building originally constructed in the 16th century. The breakfast (somewhat pricey) area is located within an old wine storage cellar. Located not far from excellent restaurants and the medieval town of Certaldo.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This historic building has been restored, conserving its original structure and design. Paluffo features four independent apartments, each of them with a private garden – Torre, Stillo, Forno and Frantoio -, and the owner’s house, with four rooms available for B&B. The housing estate includes the historical mill, completed with a millstone and a press for the pressing of olives, a fermentation room used in the past for the production of wine, a wine cellar dug in the tufa rock, a bread oven and two wells. The fermentation room and the wine cellar are now at the disposal of guests as common spaces, and can be used for meetings and courses.. A laundry area is also available to guests. Paluffo is surrounded by six hectares of land on which olive trees and grape vines are cultivated. Guests can taste and buy the extra virgin olive oil produced in the estate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Paluffo - Main House B&B

Address: Via Citerna, 144, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Certaldo
Price Range: ₹ 7,838 - ₹ 19,886 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Take the cooking class while you're there - it was great!”
  • The first floor of the Forno House
  • Forno House entryway
  • View from the Forno House
  • Forno House 2nd bedroom
  • Forno House living room and dining area
  • Forno House bedroom
DylanH818, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bring family or friends and reserve the three BR Tower”
Sesquapedalian, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Yellow room is very nice, but the bathroom isn't overly private. It does however come with an oddly soothing disco shower light.”
130kurtk, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the yellow room, which was a two room suite with an additional third large living room which is shared among all B6B rooms.”
ImperatorBob, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Torre is a great apartment but has very steep stairs.”
edouardt483, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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