The Hotel Posta in Reggio Emilia
In the heart of the historical center of Reggio Emilia, inside the ancient Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo, the Hotel Posta 4 stars awaits you to give you a comfortable stay, in an environment where modern art, history e tradition they are combined with the modern comforts the hotel has today.
Hotel Posta hosts a large hall frescoed perfect for any type of event, romantic and comfortable rooms all different from each other and a charming breakfast room in style liberty.
The history of the Hotel Posta
The story of the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo begins in the distant 1280, built at the twilight of the Countess Matilde di Canossa and at the dawn of the Age of Municipalities to become the seat of the Capitano del Popolo, the new figure elected to govern the city.
In 1400 it was the residence of Sigismondo d'Este and finally a hotel, in the 1515, with the suggestive name of 'Locanda del Cappello Rosso'.
The last major renovation dates back to the last century when the hotel takes on the aspect it still maintains today: it certainly is one of the oldest accommodation facilities in Italy: 2015 years of hotel business will be celebrated in the 500!
Since the '20 years the Hotel Posta is managed by the same property of the Sidoli-Terrachini family, an exciting story of passion and love for the art of hospitality, a lasting success that makes this hotel a prestigious residence, perfect for a business or leisure trip in the heart of the Emilia plains.
Services: 500 years of hotel business
Price single room per day: from 85 to 140 euro per night, breakfast included
Price double room per day: from 105 to 190 euro per night, breakfast included
Price Suite per day: from 175 to 280 euro per day, breakfast included
Places of interest nearby
The elegant is very close to the hotel Palace of the Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Bussetti, conceived by Bernini, the Baptistery, the restored Romanesque Cathedral Basilica of San Prospero with frescoes by Procaccini, Municipal Theatre Basilica of the Ghiara.
Walking through the center, one can go shopping in one of the many gastronomic shops; the area is known all over the world for the taste of homemade pasta, the delicacy of cured meats, the renowned balsamic vinegar, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and wines.
Those who appreciate modern art will be able to admire the works of the Maramotti Collection, the Gerra space and the recent permanent installations of Luciano Fabro, Robert Morris e Sol Lewitt, present in the palaces of the historic center along with those of others contemporary artists.
We also recommend a visit to Civic Museums, Museum of the Tricolor - which will thrill you with the story of the birth of the national banner that was born in Reggio Emilia - and an interesting section dedicated to the Risorgimento; the nearby Galleria Parmeggiani offers three brilliant nineteenth-century collections: objects, paintings and period furniture.
Finally, Reggio Emilia It is famous for the nineteenth century Romolo Valli Municipal Theater, one of the most beautiful and functional Italian theaters, with extraordinary decorations in gilded stucco and a radiant neoclassical façade; at the Teatro Valli they debuted Luciano Pavarotti and the first work by the Reggio composer Alberto Franchetti was performed in 1888; nearby, the Teatro Ariosto with its late Art Nouveau frescoes.