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Hotel San Marco & Formula Club
Ranked #17 of 48 Hotels in Parma
Reviewed May 21, 2012

Near the highway and near Parma.
You will found Parmigiano in Noceto and the best restaurant near the hotel.
You will enjoy your weekend and also for your work.
The best place in Italy for me and I was a lot of time in this hotel and always with pleasure.
The restaurant of the hotel is also nice and the suite are beautiful.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 14, 2012

The people that work the front desk at this hotel are very irritating. I was booking two rooms and after negotiating a rate, i ask about wi fi. they tell me that since they are giving me such a good deal, wi fi is not free. so i pay for an hour of wi fi and then go to sleep. the rooms they gave us were spacious and nice but the hotel was empty and they gave us rooms right beside the road and it was noisy. we decide to stay a second night so i requested a a rate which included wi fi. there was a different concierge and he said here is 24 h wi fi and just gave me the codes. the next day i try to log in and the codes dont work at all. i go eat breakfast which was better than average and then go to the front desk to talk to them. the whole time they deny the fact they gave me 24h wi fi codes. finally after much arguing with these people they just gave me free wi fi. they think their wi fi is something special that is a limited commodity. very ignorant people and far to much work/stress to get wi fi and i couldnt even sleep well in the rooms with all the noise from the road.

Room Tip: ask for a room away from the road and dont expect to get wi fi without paying 3 euro an hour.
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  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 10, 2011

Too far away from Parma town unless you're driving, reception staff were miserable, restaurant was a disgrace, cold food, and the old duffer of a maitre'd treated us like he was doing us favour! Rooms facing inward have metal shutters on them, looked like a military compound! Stay somewhere in Parma town centre, you'll get a better impression of Italian hotels that way.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 6, 2011

This is a good location if you need a stop on your way to airport etc and is traveling by car. Close to the Motorway but in a quiet suburb of Parma. Free parking for the car and the room was ok. It s a really good restuarant in the hotel with many local dishes and some excellent Lambrusco Wine.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 30, 2011

The management of this hotel need replacing....

The eception staff (at 1800) spoke little english and were dismssive and surly.

The restaurant menu is woefully thin and results in "minimalist" food of a very poor standard.

The Waiters are rude, inattentive and mono-lingual.

The buffet breakfast was inexcusable.. cold scrambled eggs..curled-up and hardening ham and stale sliced bread!

WiFi was NOT FREE! Please amend your website.

This Hotel should be downgraded by at least 2 Stars until the management team make it as good as the building it lives in!

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 19, 2010

The hotel was a last minute decision after a long-than-expected drive. We saw the sign easily and booked a room just past midnight. The reception was good, very nicely decorated and very friendly staff (excellent English spoken). The room was comfortable and clean and quite big. The only problem we encountered was very quickly dealt with and only caused a minor delay in getting to sleep! The hotel was quiet despite looking very busy. The breakfast buffet was very good, lots of choice and well presented.

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 29, 2009

We stayed at the hotel St Marco, and contrary to an earlier reviewer, we found the reception staff charming, help-full and friendly. Yes it is a business hotel , and you don't want a room above the bar on Friday night.( Karaoke night) In comparison to the centre of Parma the rates including breakfast were very reasonable and its only a 10 minute drive to the city centre.To anybody wanting a short trip to savour the flavour of Italy go to Parma it's very friendly wonderfully "Italian" , lots and lots of very good restaurants and bars made better by the fact that the centre is virtually traffic free. We never found a restaurant that served bad food

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel San Marco & Formula Club

Address: Via Emilia ovest 42 | Frazione Ponte Taro, 43126, Parma, Italy
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Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Parma > Parma
Amenities:
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 Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Parma
Price Range: $57 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel San Marco & Formula Club 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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