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Dolcemela

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Via Della Sacca, 35, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Windham, New Hampshire
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Menlo Park, CA
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Ferrara is a bit of a sad city these days due to the recent earthquake. We visited upwards of a dozen churches, and all were closed except the main cathedrale, and it too had sustained significant damage. Some of the major tourist sights (the Palazzo Schifanoia) are unavailable as well. And the main downtown square is afflicted with a modern... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

As other reviewers have remarked, Dolcemela is on a quiet side street within easy walking distance of the piazza di cattedrale, Castello Estense, and even an access point to get onto the old wall surrounding the city. We asked for a quiet room and stayed on the upper floor away from the street and overlooking the courtyard (the room was... More 

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