Bed & Breakfast
Guests in this venue liked
- Charming property
- Abundant breakfast
- The design of the property
- Spectacular view
- In the city center
- Very new
- Near the station
- Near the airport
- Shopping area
Under Covid emergency, we guarantee cleaning and disinfection of rooms and common areas according to national protocols and WHO guidelines.
Grant yourself the authentic and unforgettable experience of living in Podere Merlo: a historic 18th century Parma farmhouse immersed in the peace and silence of one of the last green oases in the city, with the convenience of experiencing the historic heart of the town without traffic and parking problems.
Podere Merlo is located five minutes from Parma monumental area and most known attactions, from the motorway, from the Fiera and is directly connected by bus to the railway station.
Pampered in the warm and enveloping atmosphere of our ancient house, perfectly preserved with its antique furniture and large park, you can relax and rediscover the emotions of the quiet life of Parma old times.
For over ten years we have been proud to offer our guests three rooms of great charm; spacious, quiet and elegant, complete with air conditioning, queen-size beds, private parking, Wifi connection and independent entrance.
THE OLD MANSARD
charming 33 sqm attic room with ancient exposed beams, typical antique furniture and a lovely bathroom.
elegant 50 sqm Suite, the historic heart of the house, quiet and bright, overlooking the park, with a large double bedroom, a living room with old library and private bathroom. Comfortable even for families and groups, it can be equipped with extra beds.
THE ROOM OF AROMATIC HERBS
cozy and refined room in the attic, elegantly furnished, with its own ensuite bathroom.
In the morning, then, in a large and bright hall, you can enjoy our well known BREAKFAST buffet with a rich and always varied selection of local products.
More, if you prefer to manage your stay in complete autonomy, we offer you a refined APARTMENT WITH KITCHEN, reserved, independent and elegantly furnished with antique furniture. Comfortable and quiet, with its two large double rooms, a kitchen complete with everything you need and a bathroom with a washing machine, it is ideal for families and groups.
At Podere Merlo you will also find:
- A library in use with selection of tourist texts on the city and surrounding areas for free consultation.
- The park with its large porch available for relaxation.
Under emergency Covid 19, by hosting you in our home, we want to protect both you and us, therefore we make sure that the best safety standard is ensured. In addition to ensuring cleanliness and disinfection of rooms and common spaces according to national protocols and WHO guidelines, we adopt further preventive measures. In particular: after sanitation we leave each room empty before the guests' arrival, we serve breakfast outside under the large porch of the garden, we manage check in and check out with the minimum of possible contacts, we adopt electronic payment systems.
As for us we will be happy to give you all the information you will not find on tourist guides: the itineraries to discover the beauties of the city and the places where you can taste the authentic and famous Parmesan cuisine
- Air Conditioning
- Historic House
- Romantic Atmosphere
- Free Wifi
- Hair dryer
- Near cycle paths
- Rooms with air conditioning
- Internet access
- English speaker
- French speaker
- Historic house
- 19th century house
- Recently restored house
- Sharing areas available for guests
- Panoramic location
- Insured house
Air conditioning and heating systems of the house
- Certified systems
- Heating systems
- Air conditioning
- Room temperature controller
- Double glazing or solar panels
- Certified systems
- Emergency lights or fire exit directions
- Automatic fire extinguishers
Services of the house
- Garage / parking
Facilities and services
- Bicycle, boat, horses / sports equipment
- Pets allowed
Location and surroundings
- City centre
- Archeologic area / near monuments
- Near (within 10 mins) pubblic transports
- Near (within 45 mins) train station / airport / port
Number of rooms
- Total number of rooms: 5
- Number of rooms with own bathroom inside the room (ensuite): 3
- Number of rooms with shared bathroom: 2
Size of rooms
- Between 21 and 30 sqm
- Bathrooms restored in the last 5 years
- Hair dryer
- Mirror or luggage case
- Internet connection or telephone
- Historic furniture
- 2 windows / panoramic view
- Desk / table and chairs
- Sofa / armchairs
- Guides / maps / books available
- Local events calendar
Holiday themes - the place
- Arts town
Holiday themes - town size
- City - between 100.000 and 300.000 in.
Holiday themes - area features
- Near monuments
- Arts or archeologic area
- Cultural events and arts exhibitions
- Wine and food attractions area
- Historic centre
- Located in country side or nature reserves
- Gardens and landscapes
Holiday themes - house features
- Historic house
- Romantic atmosphere
milk, coffee, fruit juice, toasted bread, tea, herbal tea types, butter, yoghurt, biscuits, corn flakes, muesli, cookies,, honey, nutella, jams, seasonal fruit, and..the cake of the day according to Angelica's inspiration
In emergency Covid 19 breakfast is served outside on our large porch, not buffet style but in single portions.
Hey from Francesco e Angelica
Area city center
It allows guests to reach all parts of the city quickly and easily.
Ideal for Parma live without the hassles of parking and car access to the historic center!
How to reach Podere Merlo
Coming from Milan, Bologna and La Spezia: exit "Parma" on A1
Follow signs for Ring Road / Downtown. After about 1 km, passing the overpass, take the ring road towards Reggio Emilia.
For about 2 km along the ring road, exit to 'output 2 via Mantova. At the roundabout at the junction follow the signs onto SORBOLO or IKEA, to Via Burla
Continue straight and pass the next round, the B & B Podere Merlo is located right after the Fuel Station
NOTE for users of the GPS: To prevent errors of updating the maps, enter a number between 1 and 15 instead of 55. The B & B is just past the AGIP petrol station
BY BUS AND TRAIN
The B & B is connected to the railway station by bus No. 7 stop "Carcere "
The bus stop is right outside the entrance to the B & B. The same bus service connects the B & B to the city center and the University Campus
The B & B can be reached at any time from the airport by taxi, journey time approximately 10 min
- Parma Train Station 3 Km
Thank you Anne for your kind review. You are always welcome back. See you soon in Podere Merlo!
Thank you Carole Anne! You have been really lovely guests for us. Very special wishes for you and your husband. Arrivederci a Podere Merlo.
Thanks Emily! I hope to meet you again in Podere Merlo.
Merci Roland. Au revoir a Podere Merlo!
Grazie Francesco e Ivana. Ci fa molto piacere che abbiate colto lo spirito del luogo e abbiate apprezzato i giorni passati con noi. Naturalmente vi aspettiamo ancora a Podere Merlo: avete ancora tante cose da scoprire a Parma ! A presto.
Grazie Elena. È stato un piacere avervi con noi. Arrivederci a Podere Merlo.
Grazie Rossella e Ferruccio, è stato un piacere ospitarvi: contiamo di rivedervi a Podere Merlo. A presto.
Grazie Francesco bentornato e..arrivederci a Podere Merlo !
Grazie Barbara, sei sempre la benvenuta e ci fa piacere che apprezzi il nostro impegno nel dare il miglior servizio possibile ai nostri ospiti. A presto!
Grazie Gaspare, siamo rimasti colpiti dal tuo interesse per i tanti dettagli delle camere e della casa. Ci fa piacere capire che hai apprezzato davvero l'esperienza di essere qui, a presto!