Grand Hotel Salsomaggiore *****
For more than a century Uappala Grand hotel in Salsomaggiore has been a centre of excellence and hospitality and has been a site for prestigious guests like Giuseppe Zanardelli (Italian prime minister) and Gabriele D’Annunzio (Italian writer). Opening in 1902, under the name “Hotel Central Bagni”, the hotel was connected by a covered walkway to the baths “Stabilimento Nuovo dei Bagni”. In the 1930s this changed when the structed was fitted with its own thermal Spa, which grew into the 1800sqm Spa of today which is dedicated to the Wellbeing of its guests. The Spa is made up of a Thermal pool (open-air in the summer months ), a thermarium and lots of dedicated spaces for massages, treatments and thermal treatments. The rooms and the suites are spacious and elegant, with every modern comfort you need for a carefree stay. The food and wine choices are plentiful, with a choice of three spaces: 2 Restaurants and a newly opened appetizer bar. The hotel meets every need and is fully equipped with a covered garage, meeting and ceremony spaces and Wi-Fi in all the common areas.
The Lo Uappala Grand Hotel Salsomaggiore has its very own internal Thermal & Wellness Centre of 1800sqm which includes a thermal pool with 30°C water and a retractable roof for the summer season. In the Spa you can find: Thermarium with Hammam saunas, showers, Kneipp path, salt room and thermal Jacuzzi, and located on the second floor is a solarium with a seasonal Jacuzzi. There are 18 rooms dedicated to Turkish bath, couples jacuzzi, Vichy shower, hair treatment, mud-bath therapy, massage and beauty treatment and finally 2 clinics and 8 inhalation points.
The room is Uappala Grand Hotel Salsomaggiore are available in different types: Classic, Superior, Deluxe, Junior Suite and Suite. All lodgings boast air conditioning/heating, telephone, Plasma TV, minibar and a safe. Some rooms have a jacuzzi tub in the bathroom.
There are two restaurants to choose from in Uappala Grand hotel Salsomaggiore: “I Due Leoni”, situated on the ground floor with independent access, presents a refined menu à la carte; also located on the ground floor is “Il Moresco”, also used for meetings, events, congresses and ceremonies. The hotel has also recently opened an Appetizer bar on the ground floor offering quick service of traditional Parmesan products.
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Salasomaggiore is found in the province of Parma, which is full of medieval castles, churches and historic buildings, all of which are easily reachable from the hotel. Some of the closest attractions include the Castell’Arquato, one of the most stunning towns in Italy, or The Abbey of Chiaravalle della Colomba, The Castle of Torrechiara, The Rocca di Fontanellato with the rooms of Diana and Atteone with its stunning Parmesan fresco paintings. Other beauty spots include The Rocca di Soragna with its enchanting English landscape garden and lake and the Castle of Bardi. Don’t miss out on a visit to Parma considered a “little Paris”, with attactions such as Regio Theatre, the Duomo and the Abbey of San Giovanni Evangelista with their cycle of frescos by Correggio. Parma is also full of renowned restaurants where you can taste the traditional Parmesan cuisine and Opera lovers can also enjoy a visit to Busseto, with sites linked to Giuseppe Verdi, not forgetting cycling fanatics the area offers a full itinerary such as trips along the banks of the Po.