The Grand Hotel Passetto was inaugurated in 1958 and it has always been managed by Piermattei's Family. Today Mrs Ornella to hold the reins of the structure with the help of her daughters, that keep on devoting us the same passion and care of the particular ones that have always characterized the activity of family.
Talking to Ornella Piermattei, it is still possible to perceive the pride with which it tells the history of when her parentes began the activity, realizing both the hotel and the restaurant.
Born to Pietralacroce in 1901, Mr. Aldo Piermattei came from a tied up family to the tride on wine. First of seven children, since 18 years it enlisted him in the army and it participated in the historian enterprise of River, driven by Gabriele D'annunzio. It was to his return to alone 22 years, that it began to his passion beginning the activity of restaurateur beside his father.
Originally they acquired the management of old inn and they will start to cooperate soon with Giovanni, amazing cook was formed in Switzerland.
In February 1933 Mr. Aldo married Maria Tebaldi aunt of the famous lyric singer Renata Tebaldi. It was really thanks to the help of Maria that the activity started to grow bringing, in 1948, to the natural foundation of the restaurant.
Exactly ten years later, in front of the characteristic circular building the Grand Hotel Passetto was inaugurated. From that day the city of Ancona was finally able usufruire of the presence of structures able to welcome guests of prestige. Today, after 50 years, the Grand Hotel Passetto keeps on being the symbol of the hospitality of high-level of the city.
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