We had a Smartbox valid for the other B&B owned by these guys (called '6 di Casa Marconi') and we booked almost three months before our stay.
But on the day of our stay, when we arrived to the '6 di Casa' they said they did not book us at the expected structure, but at the BioCasaMia. So we had to take our bags and walk there (a good 500 meters away).
Ok, not that much of a hassle, but still we were not impressed by the efficiency of the staff.
Then we arrived at the new address, and we found a note on the doorbell saying that the key to our room had been left at a nearby pizzeria. So we had again to walk there to retrieve it.
As you can imagine, the start of our stay was not that good!
Luckily, after getting our hands on the key we did not find any other 'surprises', so we climbed the stairs to the first floor and finally entered the B&B.
Our room was #2. Not huge but not too small either, it is nicely decorated with blue wooden furniture. A small TV is hung to the wall and turns on automatically every time one enters the room (kind of stupid, imho).
The queen size bed would be comfortable, but the pillows are awful! They are so thin, you really need to concentrate to feel that your head is placed onto something...
The window looks on the street, which is not too busy. Still some noise could be heard.
On the following morning we finally met the young lady who runs the place. She is nice and kind, and prepared the cappuccinos for our breakfast. The buffet is not big but it was good: we had a croissant and a pain-au-chocolat which were very good. Other selection included bread, butter, jams and nutella, along with a few non-sweet items like cheese and ham.
All in all not a bad breakfast although we were not that hungry as we had a ultra-rich dinner at Osteria Broccaindosso the night before.
So, to sum it all up... the place is not bad, although it is not as close to the city center as the B&B we booked. Walking to the Piazza Maggiore needs a 15 minutes walk, so keep this in mind when you book
We basically only paid the tourist tax, as the room was covered by the Smartbox, so it's hard to say if BioCasaMia was worth the price.
All in all we had a nice stay, despite the bad start and the fact that we did not stay at the expected place. I'd recommend the owners to choose new more consistent pillows!
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