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Dolcemela

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Via Della Sacca, 35, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We enjoyed the excellent breakfast in the garden each morning. The garden is between the 2 main buildings and has a cisterna fountain that enhances the pleasant atmosphere. At 4:30 Mela bakes pasteries each morning. Excellent, immaculately clean accommodations and kind accommodating people make Dolecmela very special. Stayed 3 days and did not want to leave. Thank you Mela and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Beautifully designed and set up. Very professional and helpful at every stage. The rooms are well furnished, clean and very quiet. Breakfast provided was very good. Wifi worked perfectly. Nearby (paid) parking is available - invaluable in Ferrara. Well located for visiting all the sites. Plenty of restaurants to choose from. Consider buying a MyFE card (€10 for 2 days).... More 

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Windham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

In a perfect location on a quiet street in the historic center of Ferrara, Dolcemela is a favorite. The building was restored in a thoughtful way with high standards not typical of a hotel of this size. A lovely asset is a private peaceful patio garden centered around a beautiful fountain where you can read a book or enjoy a... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Just stayed 2 nights at the Dolce Mela and what a wonderful B&B. Super clean, super friendly service, totally attentive to your needs!! The location is also very nice as it is quiet and yet very close to the center. There is also a small garage if you come by car. No negative points whatsoever!

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Dolcemela is a quiet, classy little B&B in the heart of old Ferrara. The rooms are clean and tasteful, the breakfasts are excellent, and the staff is kind and helpful. They provided clothes washing facilities, a garage for the car, and bicycles to ride around this bike-friendly walled town. It was a joy to find this wonderful little secret!

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UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

What a delightful little gem this place is. Set in a quiet side street, but within easy walking distance of all sights and delights you could possibly want, this is a lovely accommodation. Breakfast was fantastic and I can't wait to return.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Dolcemela for three weeks because of a film project in Ferrara. It couldn't have been nicer, Emanuella stocks the breakfast table with her homemade torta every morning and they vary from day to day. She or her son Giovanni are happy to make you an egg and get your coffee - both customized to... More 

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Long Island New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We stayed at Dolcemela for two nights at the end of September. It’s very romantic place in the very center of old Ferrara. The room and the bathroom were beautiful, breakfast – delicious. Marko and Christina were very helpful in everything. This is one of the best our travel experiences.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Tucked away in a narrow cobbled street in the medieval heart of Ferrara, the Dolce Mela is everything one could hope for in terms of comfort, service and character. It combines old world Italian charm with modernity which means one has all 'mod cons' yet still feels very much in Italy. Those anxious to lose weight may wish to stay... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Arriving in Ferrara, and discovering Via Sacca 35, was a bit of a challenge, but well worth the effort. The owner and his family are very friendly in a natural way, and the proximity to Ferrara's historical center was the reason we chose this small restored b & b. The rooms and bathrooms are comfortable, and the only down side... More 

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