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BEST WESTERN Hotel Farnese

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Reggio 51/A, 43126 Parma, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 50 hotels in Parma
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The hotel is right in the center and has, in principle all the amenities for a 4 star hotel. It is a pity that the room, and especially the bathroom, was very dirty and run down with dirty grouting and a shower that leaked. The front desk service was particularly disinterested. Will not go back.

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Norton Bavant
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Whilst the hotel itself is in a odd area of Parma it's only 10 minutes from central Parma. For business it's good because it's quiet and the barman Marco is a one man riot.the resteraunt is okay and the staff are helpful and attentive. Good value for money, if on business.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This hotel looks more like a motel than a 4 star hotel. The room was very small and with basic equipment. The soundproofing was not existent, all night I could hear what was happening in the nearby rooms. The location is also bad, since it is 20 minutes from the city center and in a really ugly surrounding. And all... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Parma was to be a one night stop on our way to Ravenna so we were not particularly picky about our hotel though as we were travelling with our two small kids (4 and 2), the room would have to be a family room. Which is why we picked the BW. The photos available for its family room are accurate... More

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inchotelsgroup, Direttore generale at BEST WESTERN Hotel Farnese, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our Hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in... More

Guimaraes, Portugal
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59 reviews 59 reviews
56 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We stayed one night at the Best Western hotel Farnese when we were going on our way to Cinque Terre. We just wanted to sleep somewhere, and as we never been to Parma we decided about this hotel. The hotel is very modern decorated. The room wasn't that big, but it was ok. Everything was nice and clean. The only... More

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Andernos-les-Bains, France
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65 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

OK, the location isn't desirable, rather out of the way. But, provided you have a car, the location is an acceptable sacrifice so as to enjoy a hotel that ticks all the boxes for a very sensible price. The staff were great, the pool; was nice, the room was good, perfectly clean with a nice bathroom and breakfast was great.... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

A lovely hotel situated in a good location for exploring Parma. We were visiting a friend who lived in central Parma and it was only 15/20 minutes to walk in ( although the hotel does offer bikes). The room was of a high standard and the facilities the hotel offered were excellent. The price of the room was very reasonable.... More

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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I stayed here with my family and we were very pleased with our stay. The rooms were of a very high quality, they actually felt like a 5 star hotel. The bathroom was well appointed. Tr only point for improvement would be to have a screen rather than a curtain for the shower. Breakfast was ok although some of the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
70 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This hotel is far from the city, which I didn't realize when booking. Fortunately we had a car. Welcome and service upon check in was almost rude which was a first for us in all our years traveling in Italy, very strange. The hotel was fine, nothing special, the location kind of in the middle of nowhere. We could only... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We stayed there for only one night on our way to the coast, and wouldn’t want to stay any longer. There was nothing wrong with the hotel itself, it’s clean, modern, has a nice pool and a good restaurant but the area is rather on the rough side and didn’t feel very safe.

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel Farnese

Also Known As:
Best Western Farnese
Best Western Parma
Parma Best Western
Address: Via Reggio 51/A, 43126 Parma, Italy
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Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Parma > Parma
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Parma
#2 Luxury Hotel in Parma
#4 Family Hotel in Parma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Farnese 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
BEST WESTERN Hotel Farnese is a famous four star hotel where modernity and tradition blend in elegance and passion in a piece of history.Equipped with a large car park, unique in the area with outdoor swimming pool, close to Fiere di Parma ( 5,1 KM ), few kilometers from the Giuseppe Verdi Aeroport ( 2 KM) and railway station ( 2,3 KM ) , just 500 MT from the north ring road ( exit Fiera – Via Baganzola ) and the old town ( 3 KM ).76 Rooms are waiting for you ( among the rooms there are Woman and Business Cluster ) with king size bed equipped with WI-FI internet access free of charge and LCD TVs 26-32 inches with Mediaset Premium Free and many other facilities.We have at your disposal 2 Congress room, keeping up With the latest equipment, Can be arranged according to the different needs of customers and We have restaurant services.We Could offer you coffee breaks, business and buffet launches served in the poolside during the summer.Our Restaurant 51/a is modern, elegant and bright. You Will discover the flavors of our local cuisine with the care and craftsmanship of our Chefs without neglecting the international cuisine.Breakfast are amazing thanks to the collaboration with the cafeteria by Lino’s Coffee.In our bright lobby Features an LCD TV to news 24 hours, There is a business area with free WIFI, a fitness area and free bike rental.We are Pet friendly, So your small animals are Welcome here. ... more   less 
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