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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"The location was perfect and the apartment had all the equipment we could possibly need including much needed air con, Mirko gave us some very useful info before we arrived so everything went smoothly."
Guest: wintlejackieDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 22, 2015
"Previous reviewers have already said all there is to know about the B&B and Bill and John, and I agree that it was the single best B&B stay I've had, ever. I'll instead talk about the location of Il Refugio for travelers who are wondering if they want to be out in "the sticks" instead of a major Italian city. I am not the biggest fan of large cities so on this, our first trip to Italy, we skipped Rome, spent 3 nights in Florence, and 4 nights at Il Rifugio. I wish now that we'd stayed longer in the countryside at Il Refugio. It was so quiet, relaxing, and beautiful, yet also an easy drive to all the best parts of Tuscany like Cinque Terra, Lucca, Portovenere, Pisa, and Florence. All of the food we ate in the small trattorias in the country was AMAZING. The immersion into "real" Italian life was much easier because we were forced to drive ourselves around, interact more with locals, and go to smaller, family owned restaurants and businesses. In Pisa and Florence, we felt more like we couldn't escape the tourist traps. I highly recommend staying with Bill and John and making Il Rifugio your home base to explore the wonders of Tuscany. A big thank-you to them for welcoming us into their home and beautiful gardens."
Guest: Beth S.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 12, 2015