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Hotel Ferrara

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Largo Castello 36, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
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Ranked #8 of 38 hotels in Ferrara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Renatapoz Poznan, Poland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Poznan, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is small and located in the city centre. This is really the best location in Ferrara. You can see the castle from the Windows ;). Room was clean, rather small, the bathroom was modern, clean, with shower. Breakfast OK, nothing special. Price reasonable.

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Bologna, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location! Location! Location! Great hotel in a fantastic location. Just outside our window was a fabulous castle - The Castello Estense or castello di San Michele (‘St. Michael's castle’). It's incredible they actually have a moated medieval castle in the center of Ferrara.. We actually had a great view from our hotel room. Great amenities in the room and bathroom.... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This small hotel is located in the best location in Ferrara, just in front of the castle. So it is within a walking distance to any place in the center. Rooms vary in size and view. Overall they are spacious and clean with a bathroom (shower). Breakfast is OK for Italy. Reasonable prices, better to book in advance.

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Poznan, Poland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Before I started to write the review I went through other reviews, that I normally do not do. The reason for that was that I have had very mixed feelings. I've stayed 2 nights. The first one was in a small room, almost on corridor, that whole night I was hearing what's going on in one of another room as... More

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Melbourne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

A great little boutique hotel in a great location close to Castle Estense. Spacious rooms and good modern bathrooms. Great spaces to sit and have a drink or a coffee. Breakfast has lots of choices including the ability to make toast. Attentive staff and the free bike hire is fantastic. Only downside the beds were a little hard.

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Good location (adjacent to the castle) but if you're there with a car, note that there's no parking in the hotel, so you need to find a spot on the streets surrounding the hotel, which means a few minutes walking at least. The reception staff wasn't very willing to help in changing a room upon arrival. Breakfast was good. Overall,... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Most of the money has been spent on the lobby as the rooms themselves were very small and basic. Found the staff very unhelpful, we were there for a wedding and needed an iron, the staff simply said it is not possible and were very dismissive.

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catelori, Direttore at Hotel Ferrara, responded to this review

Dear Mr. .. unfortunately (for you), I was at the reception at time. You have been correctly informed that Italian law does not allow hotel guests to bring the iron into the room. I called, in your presence, the housekeeper who came into your room and took your dress (very very wrinkled )and has perfectly ironed. Just finished, reported the... More

Maleny, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We recently had a one night stay here, and looked forward to be in a very central well rated hotel. On arrival we were treated with arrogance/indifference by the man at reception. Later we tried to have the air con attended to as it was not working.Fan worked but room did not cool down at all. The young woman who... More

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catelori, Direttore at Hotel Ferrara, responded to this review

Dear Sir, his review is simply unfair. Unfortunately we have no weapons to defend ourselves from those who, in good or bad faith, claim to have the truth in his pocket. Fortunately, cases like yours, are exceptions and the vast majority of our guests think in a completely different way. We want to focus our attention to them. Antonio Meloni... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Stayed in Hotel Ferrara last week, the hotel is situated right in the centre of the beautiful town of Ferrara opposite the castle and walking distance to the museums,shops,restaurants. The rooms were very modern and clean, even a note under the bed saying it had been cleaned there too ! The restaurant connected to the hotel "A Big Night" was... More

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North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Clean, comfortable and close to everything Ferrara has to offer. I highly enjoyed my stay at this hotel in this charming city. My upper floor room was cozy and had a nice little balcony overlooking the castle on the other side of the courtyard (and the gelato shop was only a few steps away, too! Yummmmm). Honestly, I would be... More

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Address: Largo Castello 36, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Ferrara > Ferrara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Ferrara 4*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ferrara #4 Business Hotel in Ferrara #5 Family Hotel in Ferrara
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within the enchanting framework of the 14th-century Estense Castle, Hotel Ferrara is one of the most prestigious establishments in the city. Each room features a full HD LED TV with international channels and free Wi-Fi.A public shuttle to and from Marconi Airport is provided. The service runs from 05:00 until 23:00.Rooms have a classic design with wood floors and elegant furnishings. Suites includes a private wellness area. ... more   less 
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