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Double Room, Accessible, Ensuite
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Double Room, Ensuite
269 square feet
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double or Twin Room, Ensuite
269 square feet
1 Queen Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Economy Shared Dormitory, Accessible, Ensuite
6 Twin Bunk Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 12 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
3 Twin Bunk Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly hostel with full-service spa and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business center

Located in Vernasca, Ostello Il Gruccione is on a river, within a 15-minute drive of Scipione Castle and Thermae Di Salsomaggiore. This family-friendly hostel is 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from Labryinth of the Masone and 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from Veleia.

Make yourself at home in one of the 6 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms feature showers, complimentary toiletries, and bidets. Conveniences include complimentary bottled water and in-room massages, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. Additional features at this Tuscan-style hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and tour/ticket assistance.

You can enjoy a meal at the restaurant serving the guests of Ostello Il Gruccione, or stop in at the snack bar/deli. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Local cuisine breakfasts are available daily from 9 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, luggage storage, and a library. Planning an event in Vernasca? This hostel has 538 square feet (50 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Ostello Il Gruccione features a full-service spa. Dining options at the hostel include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities consist of a business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 538 square feet (50 square meters) include conference space. This Tuscan-style hostel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can use the indoor pool, outdoor pool, and health club at a partner property. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle during limited hours is offered to guests. Onsite uncovered self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2014.

Ostello Il Gruccione is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Elevator
  • Wine release events
  • Full-service spa
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Uncovered parking
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1950
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Uncovered parking
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 50
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 538
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Total number of rooms - 6
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Ostello Il Gruccione offers 6 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Beds feature down comforters. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Bidet
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower only
  • Free WiFi
  • Down comforter
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Highchair
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Children's dinnerware
  • Baby bath
  • Changing table
  • Art supplies
  • Children's books
  • Musical instruments

Where to Eat

Local cuisine breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 9 AM and 11 AM.

Ostello Il Gruccione has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Horse riding nearby
  • Ecotours on site
  • Playground on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hostel's full-service spa, Lumen. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Number of hot springs - 2

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Check-in time starts at noon

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for EUR 20.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Dogs and cats only
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and onsite parking

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and onsite parking. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy).

One child stays free

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Pets cannot be left unattended

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Security system

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

LGBTQIA friendly

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Reservation is not required for facilities onsite

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: EUR 7 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 80 per person (roundtrip)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 10 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee: EUR 10 for check-in between 7:30 AM and 9:00 AM
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 6 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Ostello Il Gruccione Hostel Vernasca
  • Ostello Il Gruccione Hostel
  • Ostello Il Gruccione Vernasca
  • Ostello Il Gruccione Vernasca
  • Ostello Il Gruccione Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Ostello Il Gruccione Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Vernasca

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Hot springs access available from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the hostel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy).

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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