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2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Localita Marnico, 8, 22020 Schignano, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 1 Schignano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Flemington, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emanuele and company was Charming!! The food was real Italian farm to table experience. Menu changed every night for the three nights that we stayed there. The open kitchen was very clean. They even let us take a picture with the Chef and company for a great memory. If your looking for non tourist food and feel like you want... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I found the place very difficult to find. The climb up the mountain would have been a chore for Sir Edmond Hillery. My GPS kept saying "I'm lost Too" Very poor signage on the roads up to the destination. A sign is needed at the fountain pointing to their Road! The facility looked very quaint when we finally arrived. I... More

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Dear Madame, i good remember you and your stay in our farm holidays, and sincerely, i dont good understand your double review (on Expedia.com and on TripAdvisor, too...), for the followings reasons...: 1) The Room n° 13 where you are stayed, was been your directly choice, because we have originally booked for you the Room n° 6, but on your... More

Ormskirk, Lancashire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is a charming rustic farmhouse, a short drive from Lake Como (if you go the opposite way to our sat-nav, which took us all around the mountain villages, rather than along the shores of the lake then up, but nevermind). The owners were lovely. One spoke English really well, the other a man didn't, but we still managed to... More

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Lake Placid, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is first time we stay in a place which is far from the main attractions. I think that for us it whould have been better to stay near to the lake, since most of our days we spent at the lake. Also, since it is far on the mountain, nothing really to do at the afternoon or eavning. We... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My husband has been asking me to try agriturismo and I am very happy that I actually said yes, this time round. It was a unique and wonderful experience. We have been to Lake Como before so I agreed to try something really different. Al-Marnich is a hidden gem. We paid 65euros for the room (which is cheap for Europe).... More

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Haifa, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very comfortable and authentic rooms, fabulous view, friendly owners. the place is quite and beautiful. We were 3 families with kids get 3 different appartments in same building. It was a great stay and it is warmly recommeneded for the peaple that looking to taste a real Italy farm.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We drove 8km up the mountain from Lake Como in the evening in the pouring rain which makes for an adventurous drive. With no reservations & dripping wet, the owners were so accommodating. They had 1 room available which they showed me...I loved the small, cozy, rustic cottage feel. While registering, they sat us down with some excellent red vino... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Excellent , unique place to stay, rooms are very cosy and well decorated nice and colourful. Very animal friendly defiantly recommend a walk around the farm friendly dogs, cats donkeys goats and chickens. There is a different menu for each night all homemade, organic made and served with love, real Italian passion! Breakfast is amazing, homemade still warm loafs of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Just fabulous! Fabulous authentic Lombardic food, incredible hospitality, comfortable rooms (better that the photos suggest), great value, amazing atmosphere, killer location just 15 minutes drive from the lake. Fabulous...

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

My wife and I travelled extensively whilst living in Europe but there is one place that still leaves us pining for more – Al Marnich! We stayed there over Christmas one year and it wasn’t just the fireplace that warmed our hearts. This place is truly magical! Perched high above sea level you are guaranteed of white Christmas. On one... More

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Also Known As:
Al-Marnich Schignano, Italy - Lake Como
Address: Localita Marnico, 8, 22020 Schignano, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Schignano
Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Schignano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Al-Marnich 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Al-Marnich Guest House was born 18 years ago, in a very ancient original farm (1798 D.C.), that Mr Emanuele Bonfiglio (The Owner) has recovered and transformed in a nice and rural accommodation, in a strategical position, because really very near Como Lake (8 Km only). Al-Marnich is an accommodation (Farm House Como Lake - Italy) near Como City (Schignano's Village - 21 Km from Como City). This is where you will taste authentic dishes and food specialities (Biorganic Food & Home Made Pasta). Availables B&B and Half Board accommodation includes double and family rooms, with some, boasting an original fireplace and/or a panoramic terrace or balcony. The property is surrounded by lush greenery, with a relaxing hiking trail and a small gym. To about 1 hour from Milan (Rho Fiera Expo), to 45 minutes from Lugano (Switzerland), to 25 minutes from Villa Balbianello (Lenno - Como Lake Beach) and to 15 minutes from the romantic lake Como (Argegno - Ferry's Station). Free Parking, ADSL Service in the rooms on demand, Free Wi-Fi in the shared area, hair dryer on demand, laundry service on demand and pets welcome. ... more   less 
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