Staying in Parma

Hotels in the city center tend to be the more expensive ones. Some have offered special prices for the conference. Of these the *** Astoria is the most economic one, the others are in the **** or luxury class. They are:

Via Trento, 9
34100 Parma
Hotel Astoria

Single : 75 Euro
Double, single use: 90 Euro
Double : 98 Euro

Viale Toscanini Arturo, 4
43100 Parma
Contact via email
tel: 0521289141
fax: 0521283143

Single “business”: 85 Euro
Single “superior”: 105 Euro
Double, single use: 129 Euro
Double “business”: 139 Euro
Double “superior”: 159 Euro

All include buffet breakfast.

Viale Mentana, 140
43100 Parma
Palace Maria Luigia
Sina Hotels
tel. +39 0521 281032
fax +39 0521 231126

Single: 107 Euro
Double, 167 Euro
Double, single use: 137 Euro

All include ‘piccola’ breakfast.

Via Bodoni, 3
43100 Parma
tel. +39 0521.208057
fax +39 0521.285655
Contact via email

Single: 96 Euro
Double: 115 Euro
Double, single use: 119 Euro

All include breakfast.

Strada Garibaldi, 69
43100 Parma
Contact via email
tel: 0521281101
fax: 0521281103

Single: 100 Euro
Double: 140 Euro

For all these you should mention you want the special price for ‘Linux Audio Conference, Casa della Musica’, and it’s probably best to use e-mail rather than the web reservation form.

There are cheaper offers as well, a good place to start searching is­berghi 

In the *** class the nearest ones are:

  • Astoria
  • Century
  • Torino
  • Button (seems to be booked full permanently, but that may be a problem with their web software)

Other good choices (+/- 15 min walk) are:

  • Residence
  • Daniel
  • Principe

For the others you’d have a longer walk or use the public transport or a taxi:

  • Express Holiday Inn
  • Tre Ville
  • My Hotels Arte

If you’re scanning other sites watch out – some of the best offers will be near the ‘Fiera’, the trade fair, but that’s about 5 km from the city center.

It’s best to book early, if there is anything going on at the fiera hotels tend to fill up, also in the center.

The best prices will be at the youth hostel , around 20 min walking distance, they also rent bikes.

Another alternative are the ‘bed & breakfast’ places:

All are near the city center,
the second one even very near the CdM.

For the adventurous there is Camping Cittadella, in the Cittadella park, +/- 15 min walking distance. Opens in April. No website or e-mail as far as could be verified.

Via Parco Cittadella, 5
43100 Parma
Tel. +39 0521961434