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A beautiful XV century palace, once residence of Counts Beccari-Freguglia, transformed into an elegant 4-star hotel. A skilful renovation has maintained the ancient columns, arches, marbles and tapestries. Forty rooms, of which 20 are Junior Suites, furnished mainly in a pleasant classic style and endowed with the most modern of comforts. The RIPARESTAURANT offers, in a cosy and refined atmosphere, the best of typical local and regional dishes. Two magnificent inner Renaissance courtyards complete the setting and may be used, weather permitting, for outdoor banquets and meals. The hotel is furthermore equipped for small and medium sized meetings and may propose guided sightseeing tours around Ferrara and surroundings. The RIPAGRANDE HOTEL is located in the heart of the historical centre of Ferrara, declared as Heritage of mankind in 1995 by UNESCO, within easy reach of the Cathedral and the Estensi family s castle. It is situated in a quiet pedestrian area to which the guest may gain access in any event thanks to a regular permit issued by the reception on arrival. The guest may park the car on the street itself or in the private hotel garage.