Located in the historical town centre of Ferrara, in a 1400 year-old Palace with large indoor garden, Alchimia Room & Breakfast offers charming and stylish comfort.
Alchimia Room & Breakfast is open all year round, with newly refurbished rooms and elegant, cosy and soundproofed surroundings to ensure you the best comfort. It is an ideal base where to spend quality time in Ferrara, rooms are furnished with our special "alchemical recipe" based on the simplicity of the lines, using materials such as solid wood combined with the purity of steel. To guarantee our guests’ relax we offer free private parking where to "forget" the car and finally enjoy your holiday time in full peace of mind.
All rooms on the ground floor, have no architectural barriers,( easily accessible to people with disabilities). At the first floor there is also a quadruple room and a nice apartment composed by three large double rooms (all with private bathroom), living room and a modern fully equipped kitchen.
All our rooms have independent access with an electronic lock , private bathroom , Free Wi-Fi, Tea Maker and Herbal Teas, TV Led with Foreign Languages Channels (English, German, Spanish and French), double pillows ( available in different materials).
For your breakfast time we have created a cosy Conservatory Room located in the indoor garden where to taste an excellent and delicious breakfast buffet with a large selection of home made products as cakes, yogurt, omelette, sandwiches and again warm pastries jam, tea, milk and coffee and much more , everything prepared with fresh and genuine organic products. On demand we also prepare special breakfast for celiacs and diabetics.
Ferrara is known for its medieval town centre, the city walls (about 10km) and for being the third city in Europe for number of bikes ;this is why there are cycling lanes almost all around the centre which you will be able to explore thanks to our completely free bike-hire service.
Alchimia Room & Breakfast is conveniently located in the heart of the city , 5 minutes walk from the main points of interest. For those who want to learn more about the history of Ferrara we provide, in every room, the Official historical guide of the city and a city map at arrival.
There is a 50 sq. m. internal area and a 300 sq. m. external area dedicated to contemporary exhibitions art of various types and genres. Alchimia Room & Breakfast was born to rediscover Art, in whatever form it is conceived. We are often too busy with our daily lives and we have lost sight of the difference between to be and to appear. For us, to be is listening to a poem with closed eyes and to open them to admire the voluptuousness of life. Alchimia is not just a Room & Breakfast but an art gallery where guests can breath something more; we hope it will be able to go over all this and to bring more people near to art.
Alchimia Room and Breakfast will bring you into a magical deep world, with a remarkable story.
An historical research dated the building back to the end of 1400 . It has undergone many changes over time: It belonged to the clergy twice before being redeemed by the lords of the time.
In the course of working in the garden, they were found some flasks, tubes, parts of a still and many other items that clearly belonged to an alchemist of the time. It is no coincidence that Paracelsus, one of the greatest scholars of alchemy and medicine as well as an astrology "expert", graduated in Ferrara in 1515.
Some of the finds and a map dated 1785 are actually displayed in our showroom.