Surrounded by vineyards, Hotel Zirmerhof & Residence is located in Rifiano, within 7 km of Merano and the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle. It features indoor and outdoor pools and a spa centre. The rooms and apartments in Alpine style offer wooden furnishings and floors, a balcony with mountain views, and a private bathroom with a shower. A sweet and savoury buffet breakfast can be enjoyed in the morning. The Zirmerhof’s restaurant includes a bar and serves traditional South Tyrolean and Italian cuisine. A sauna and a Turkish bath invite to relax. Guests have access to a garden and a sun terrace. The Zirmerhof regularly organises free guided hiking tours.
With a stay at Hotel Hofbrunn in Rifiano, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Merano Thermal Baths and Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, a library, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Very friendly and attentive staff. We were able to change after a hike even though we had already checked out. Furthermore, the staff gave very good tips regarding hiking trails as well as food options
Located 7 km from Merano Station, Appartementhaus Am Waalweg offers free Wi-Fi and modern apartments with satellite TV and a fully fitted kitchenette. Apartments at the Waalweg have whitewashed walls and parquet floors. Each comes with a balcony or patio, a dishwasher and a washing machine in the bathroom. The Merano 2000 ski lifts are 7 km from the property. Bolzano is a 40-mnute drive away.
Pros: We loved everything! Very spacious, clean apartment. Great shower, fully equipped kitchen, washing machine. Big terrace with beautiful view. Private underground parking was very helpful. We will definitely come again! :)
Pension Weinberg has a restaurant, free bikes, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and bar in Rifiano. All rooms boast a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. There is a children's playground and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. At the guest house, all rooms include a wardrobe. All guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge. A continental breakfast is available every morning at Pension Weinberg. The accommodation offers a sun terrace. Guests at Pension Weinberg will be able to enjoy activities in and around Rifiano, like cycling. Merano is 6 km from the guest house, while Bolzano is 40 km from the property.
Pros: Everything is perfect. Incredible view. Very caring and friendly owner!
Pros: Breakfast was perfect.. Owner is very friendly and nice. Quick check in and out.. Comfortable bed clean facilities.. so much nice details that owner has some good sense of doing good in his own business.. Very nice view. Safe Parking.. Swimming Pool..
Pros: The location. The villa is stunning, with beautifully appointed rooms. And wonderful hosts
Pros: Initially we were only booked in for two nights. However, due to the fact that everything was so great, we decided to stay an extra four days/nights. The host family were fantastic as was everything else to do with the property, food, room location, et al. In fact, we are already planning our next visit to the delightful "Weinberg".
Cons: There was absolutely nothing not to be liked!
Located in Rifiano, Hotel Kreuz features an outdoor pool with sun loungers and free WiFi throughout. Guests can take a swim in the indoor pool. With views of the surrounding countryside, rooms come with a satellite LCD TV and some have a balcony. The private bathroom includes free toiletries. The on-on site bar offers local specialities and typical Italian food. Hotel Kreuz is set at the entrance of the Passeier Valley, in a good location for hiking and cycling. The property offers free private parking.
Pros: Our room was quiet and very comfortable.
Cons: The bathroom could have better ventilation, eg an exhaust fan.
Surrounded by a spacious furnished garden, Pension Kleon is located in Riffiano, a 10-minute drive from Merano. It features a seasonal outdoor pool and a small spa area with sauna and solarium. The simple rooms offer a balcony with garden and mountain views, satellite TV, and a seating area. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer. Guests can enjoy a hearty sweet and savoury breakfast buffet at Kleon Pension. The gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are 7 km from Pension Kleon, and Bolzano is a 35 minute drive away.
Pension Thalerhof is a family-run hotel, set at 500 metres of altitude, next to an apple plantation. The centre of Rifiano is 200 metres away, as is the bus stop connecting with Merano. Parking is free. All rooms are decorated in a traditional Alpine style, with carpeted floors and wooden furnishings. Most offer a balcony with views of the mountains. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. The Thalerhof is complete with an indoor swimming pool, a small fitness room, and a garden with sun loungers parasols, and a ping pong table. A generous breakfast buffet is served daily, and on Sunday it includes homemade cakes.
Pros: The owners were welcoming. The breakfast was good. Wi-Fi worked great.
Cons: Pension is in need of some renovation, the interior and furniture are outdated and the rooms are not cozy. The location is also not the best - there is a factory nearby, which worked overnight, and because of the heat and no climatisation, it was not possible to close the windows. Because of these factors, it was almost impossible to get a good night sleep.
Pros: Although on a busy road, the traffic was hardly noticeable. Convenient location for catching the bus. The view from the rooms facing the mountains is lovely. A clean and comfortable hotel with friendly staff. It was great to have a swim in the pool after a walk on a hot day.
Pros: Great location with scenery to die for
Pros: A wonderful surprise and place to stay in the Meran or Merano area. Very clean and nice spacious room. Breakfast was excellent. Family friendly atmosphere added to the experience. The inside swimming pool was a plus even though we did not use it on this trip. We are considering returning next year for a longer stay.
Cons: Nothing negative to write.
Pros: Swimming pool
Cons: Small towels
Pros: Clean, spacious room- really nice bedding. Wonderful breakfast. Nice trail to walk my dogs across the street. Friendly staff.
The Innerhofer offers self-catering apartments with mountain views, and an outdoor swimming pool. Set at an altitude of 500 metres, it is just outside the centre of Riffiano, and a 3-minute walk from the bus stop to Merano. The family-run Appartments Innerhofer features country-style accommodation with carpeted or parquet floors, a balcony, and a satellite TV. The shared garden is complete with sun loungers and parasols. Fresh breads can be ordered and are delivered daily. It is 1 km from Passer River, famous for rafting, and 3 km from the Hirzer Cableway offering panoramic views of the Passiria Valley. Free parking is available on site.