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 was displeased with
the remoteness of location and wanted to cancel immediately upon arrival. It was
very rustic, isolated and not worth the money. We stayed 4 nights because they
would not allow us to leave without charging full price for our reservation. Their
on sight restaurant was expensive and very small portions. It didn't taste
like there was any meat in the meatballs. French Hote Quisine pricing, French
Nuval Portions, and Highway Road Stop Taste.
Our room was not up to a reasonable standard. The toilet was broken. The
bathroom sink was added as an after thought; it was directally in front of the
toilet and one had to have acrobatic ability to slide on to the toilet. Hence the
broken tiolet seat from a previous client. They quoted 15 euros for our laundry
but charged 30. Our room also had old second hand furniture and worn linens.
Another annoyance was their insistance of us running a tab
like a Deluxe hotel. We have stayed at other Agritorismo's that make this
place look really poor. We stayed in Sept. 2013
- 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 Holidays Como Lake - Italy) near Como City (Schignano's Village - 21 Km from Como City). This is where you will taste authentic dishes and food specialty (Biorganic Food & Home Made Pasta - Vegan & Vegetarian Food Specialty). 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). More Info...: Free Parking, ADSL Service in the rooms on demand (Free), Free Wi-Fi in the shared area also, hair dryer on demand, laundry service on demand (15.00 Euro) and pets welcome (06.00 Euro x nigth). ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Agriturismo Al-Marnich Schignano, Italy - Lake Como