It’s not everyday that you get to see 1500-year old churches with extensive mosaic works. Ravenna, the lovely coastal city in Italy, is known for this stunning feature. The place is an art- lover’s paradise, with heritage sites, paintings, museums, old churches, and tombs of famous people like Dante. It’s an old-fashioned place yet filled with beautiful and modern resorts, topped with a great food scene. If you intend to visit Ravenna, here are 8 places you should consider. We’ve picked out accommodations that are near famous landmarks, which eliminates commuting hassles.
It’s always better to stay in hotels that are near major attractions. One good example is Santa Maria Foris, a 5-minute walk from Basilica San Vitale and Galla Placidia Museum. The large rooms in Villa Santa Maria look chic, complete with features like LCD TV, private bathroom, and a minibar. While exploring the hotel, do visit the lovely garden to appreciate nature. Most guests love Santa Maria as the staff are helpful and professional. And the hotel is near the pristine Ravenna beaches! What more can you ask for?
Historic Casa Masoli is a 17th-century building in Ravenna, close to Basilica of Saint Vitale and the train station. Rooms include all standard amenities, including free Wi-Fi. Guests love the well- decorated rooms, with their antique-y feel and unique designs. The hotel also offers plenty of breakfast choices. You will never go hungry at Casa Masoli. They’re known for their hospitality and should definitely feature in your list of top picks.
Located in the historic center, Aca'demia boasts a beautiful garden, complete with barbecue facilities. It’s the perfect choice when you’re traveling with family. Attractions near Aca'demia include Baptistry of Neon and Dante’s Tomb, and it’s a 10-minute walk from the train station. What guests love about this hotel are the friendly staff, charming and spacious rooms, and amazing coffee. Sounds like a complete package? Book now before the rooms get fully sold out!
Ai Giardini’s comfortable rooms are air-conditioned, with free Wi-Fi. No need to buy toiletries and a hairdryer as they are provided. Ai Giardini di San Vitale offers a good, sumptuous breakfast to its guests and a beautiful garden where they can relax. If you’re into shopping, this is the perfect base camp, as the lovely hotel is set near the shopping district. And if you own a car, the Mirabilandia theme park is only about 18-minute drive. However, their USP is the staff who are extremely helpful and even dole out recommendations on things to do and see near the hotel.
Ai Giardini di San Vitale
Address: Via Don Giovanni Minzoni 63
Price: from 81 USD
Free parking Laundry Bike tours Safety deposit box Family rooms Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Meeting/banquet facilities Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
There are four air-conditioned rooms on this property with a television and free Wi-Fi in each. Toiletries are also provided, along with writing desks. If you’re a writer looking for a comfortable room where you can hone your craft, this is an ideal place. The location is in a quiet neighborhood, but near popular attractions like the National Museum of Ravenna and Basilica of San Vitale.
Bed & Breakfast LA BASILICARavenna, IT
This studio, located in a quiet neighborhood in Ravenna, is also near the beach. There’s a cozy little garden for you to relax in while appreciating the beauty of nature. And free Wi-Fi to connect you with the outside world. If you want a vacation free from noise and crowd, you may want to consider this idyllic home away from home.
Studio with kitchenette
The owners speak multiple languages (German, French, and English) and are super friendly. So language barrier will not be a problem at this accommodation. Candiano is near the stunning Ravenna beaches and sporting centers. If you want to stay fit while on vacation, then consider this room. The property has been renovated to make your stay more comfortable. It also has a big garden and free parking. Visiting attractions is easy as it’s near the city center and the railway station. You can return anytime too, as they do not have any curfew. The best thing is the complimentary buffet breakfast that includes puffed rice, croissants, cakes, Nutella, biscuits, and more, served with coffee, tea, or milk.
Candiano - nice quiet room free wifi & parkingRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsroom is nice and tidy there is complete privacythe room was very clean and comfortablevery nice people perfect communication everything clean 15mins walk from the city centera spacious appartment with its own bathroom very clean and well equippedso friendly very clean we will recommend this placesqueaky clean everything is newly refurbished and smells nice comfy bed and pillow kettle and cup blowdrier
Host:the hosts are lovelysuper gracious hostshosts were very friendly and helpfulsabina and fulvio are great hosthosts were super friendly and eager to please and make you comfortableRead more reviewseasy bus access to the city center as welli can't recomend the room but i recommend fluvio and sabina also the location is greatthe inner city of ravenna is in reach by foot; the flat is located in a nice calm neighbourhoodi took an €8 cab from the train station but walked back easily
The cozy private room is on the 6th floor (with elevator) of a penthouse and close to the city. The bedrooms are comfortable and equipped with cable, Internet, fridge, and air conditioner. They also have complimentary coffee or tea for the guests and offers continental breakfast. The view from the terrace is amazing, and the garden is filled with beautiful flowers. You will enjoy your stay at La Terrazza, plus the hosts are very accommodating and helpful.
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Plan your stay in the beautiful coastal city of Ravenna
The accommodations above are by far the best in Ravenna. Go with hotels if you prefer better amenities and convenient facilities. If budget is an issue, go with the more affordable accommodations that come in the form of rented apartments and private rooms. They may not have the amenities that hotels offer, but they are just as good. Sometimes better! So come away from the mad hustle of everyday life and enjoy a great vacation in this coastal town.
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