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Grand Hotel Trento

The Grand Hotel Trento is characterized by an elegant and refined atmosphere.

The spacious and comfortable rooms are divided into various types and each floor is characterized by a dominant color.

Your comfort is our priority and for any need, you can contact the 24 hour front desk. Our staff is at your disposal to satisfy any kind of request.

If you need to hire a car, book a table at the restaurant or order room service, all you need to do is contact reception.

 

The history of the Hotel

The Grand Hotel Trento, built between 1939 and 1942 by the engineer John Lorenzi (1901-1962), is a beautiful example of rationalist architecture that was inspired by the work of the architect Erich Mendelsohn (1887-1953) and represents the historical passage between the medieval and the modern city. In the architectural structure of the volumes and lines emerge the futurist experiences of the designer, who, in 1933, participated  in the first "National Futurist Exhibition" of Rome, he wrote a Manifesto of futurist architecture and published in the "Dinamo futurista", a magazine directed by Fortunato Depero, the artist from Rovereto with who he had a long association.

In the nineties the building underwent a radical restructuring by the architect Glauco Marchigiani, who elevated it by one floor. Even the interiors were reconfigured to better meet the new demands of hospitality in the hotel, while maintaining a classic style inspired by the fin-de-siècle.

Bibliography: "Il Grande Albergo Trento di Giovanni Lorenzi", by Massimo Edoardo and Paola Pettenella. Milan: Electa, 1996.