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Podere Merlo Historical B&B & Holiday Apartment in Parma

Via Burla 55, 43122 Parma, Italy
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Podere Merlo Historical B&B & Holiday Apartment in Parma
Ranked #13 of 54 Parma B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We really enjoyed the stay at this B&B, especially we appreciated a lot their warm hospitality. The room was very clean, each room is furnished elegantly. Children loved to play in garden where you can find full of herbs and flowers in spring time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I travelled to in Podere Merlo B&B last weekend, together with three friends. We stayed in a very cosy flat at the first floor. Rooms were nice, silent and warm. The whole location looked lovely and we would have enjoyed staying outside, if the weather wasn't rainy. Podere Merlo is close to the highway, so I would highly recommend it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

I had been staying nearby for a seminar and wanted a few days relaxing at the end. What better place than Podere Merlo for chilling out. The farmhouse was beautiful with such attention to detail. The owner could not have been more helpful, from ordering taxis, making dinner reservations and phoning lost property when I left a bag on a... More

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

It was late May, 2012 and we were two couples touring Europe by car and staying at B&Bs. We wanted clean accommodations, the feeling of being safe with free private parking and Wi-Fi. The Podere Merlo B&B had that and a lot more. It was a little difficult to find and located in what appeared to be an industrial area.... More

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New York City
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

This B&B was just amazing and totally captured our heart. It's an old farm house that has been renovated so mindfully with an old & rustic charm intact that just takes your breath away. Yet all the modern comfort was uncompromised. We loved our room, which featured exposed wood beams and a lovely view of the farm, its beautiful vintage... More

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

I stayed here because of all the good comments, however I can't agree with any of them. I was in Italy for a month and this was the worst. The owner was only interested in getting paid the minute we got there. We did not see him for the rest of the 3 days we were there, not even a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

This is a must do B&B full of italian authenticity in a beautiful and calm location. We especially appreciated the bikes availability to cycle a mere 10min into town. Just fantastic !

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

This place is gorgeous, the owner Francesco was so friendly and welcoming (and so were his cats!), I would definitely stay here again.

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

Stayed for 2 nights in this old farmhouse, with lovely 2-ish acre grounds, very secure, about 2KM from central Parma. It is actually surrounded by roads and industrial stuff that post-dates it by 100 years, but it pulls off the oasis of seclusion thing pretty well. Lovely old rooms with original features, stunning relaxation. The very amiable host has good... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011 via mobile

If you make the staircase more child safe then it will be perfect. Thank you for your hospitality.

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Address: Via Burla 55, 43122 Parma, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Parma > Parma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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Treat yourself to the authentic and unforgettable experience of living in PODERE MERLO : an historic 1700 parmesan farmhouse immersed in the peace and quiet of one of the last oases of green in the city, with the convenience of living near the city center without problems of traffic and parking .Podere Merlo is located five minutes from Parma MONUMENTAL AREA, from A1 Highway, from the Trade FAIR and is directly connected by Bus to the RAILWAY STATIONPampered into the atmosphere of our old house, with its perfectly preserved antique furniture and the big park , you can rediscover the excitement of the quiet life of the old times.Since 2009 we proudly offer our guests three B & B service double rooms , large ,quiet and reserved , and a fine HOLIDAY APARTMENT WITH KITCHEN for those who wish to independently manage his stay .In Podere Merlo you will find:AIR CONDITIONINGPRIVATE PARKINGFREE WIFI INTERNET CONNECTIONROOM ACCESS at any time- Discover our B&B double rooms:THE ROOM OF THE POTTERY STOVElarge double room of 25sqm with antique furniture and antique stove in brick. Ideal for families and groups because it can be connected to another double room aside . It can be equipped with extra bed and a baby cot.THE ROOM OF HERBSintimate and comfortable , elegantly furnished room used as a single or double room with twin bedsTHE OLD MANSARDcharming attic suite of 33 sqm with exposed beams , antique furniture and pretty typical bathroom.THE BREAKFAST ROOM open all time, reserved for guests that you can freely use for your living room or eat prepackaged meals .In the room you will always find at your disposal: refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster , food warmer , microwave and kettleYou'll find a rich and varied breakfast buffet which you can consume any time you want enjoying your stay in freedom- Our refined HOLIDAY APARTMENT WITH KITCHEN , elegantly furnished with period furniture, is ideal for families and groups up to 5 people who prefer to conveniently manage their stay in complete autonomy.The apartment of 65 square meters, is equipped with a large kitchen complete with everything needed for cooking, bathroom with washing machine and two large double bedrooms .In Podere Merlo you will also find :- A library for use with a selection of tourist texts about the city and adjacent areas free consultation.- The PARK , with its large porch and the old barn available on request for events and private functions- Two BICYCLES free use if you want to explore the historic center closed to car trafficAs for us .... we will be happy to give you all the information you will not find on the tourist guides : itineraries to discover the beauty of the city and places to enjoy at the right price the best home cooking, according to your tastes . ... more   less 
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