The Best Hotels in Bologna


The best 5 star hotels in Bologna

Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni

Nestled within an 18th-century palace, the Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni offers an exquisite experience in the heart of Bologna. This prestigious location houses elegant surroundings embellished with unique frescoes and antique furniture, and offers free Internet access to its guests. Being situated a mere 250 metres from Piazza Maggiore and the famed Two Towers, and adjacent to Palazzo Fava, the Majestic gia' Baglioni provides unparalleled access to the city's attractions. Guests have also lauded the hotel's proximity to the Bologna Central Train Station, a mere 15-minute walk.

The Grand Hotel Majestic boasts spacious, air-conditioned rooms replete with satellite TV and large bathrooms. In addition to its luxurious accommodations, the hotel is renowned for its on-site offerings. The Ristorante I Carracci serves delectable regional cuisine, the Cafè Marinetti offers a variety of snacks, drinks, and desserts, while the Enoteca Morandi - the hotel's historical cellar, features an impressive range of 300 Italian and foreign wine labels. Despite occasional feedback regarding the breakfast and lounge areas, guests consistently express their appreciation for the hotel's exceptional staff, their attentiveness and professionalism. The beauty of the property, combined with its stellar location, ensures a truly majestic stay at the Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni.

The best 4 star hotels in Bologna

Savoia Hotel Regency

Aemilia Hotel Bologna

Art Hotel Commercianti

Hotel Corona d'Oro

Located just a short distance from Bologna's exhibition centre, the Savhotel is a modern and stylish facility offering a range of amenities including LED TVs with Sky channels, ultra-comfortable beds, and a private garage with video surveillance. The hotel also features a restaurant and lounge bar, where guests can savor traditional Bolognese and national dishes. The hotel is conveniently located, with Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport just 9km away, and a public bus stop nearby providing direct access to the city's historic centre.

Guest reviews highly praise the comfortable rooms and friendly staff. The hotel offers everything one needs for a great stay in Bologna. Some guests noted that the breakfast was excellent, with the staff going above and beyond to provide exceptional service. Despite some minor gripes such as occasional noise from other guests and an extra fee for drinks at the rooftop, overall the reviews are overwhelmingly positive, with many guests citing the cleanliness of the rooms, the professional and friendly staff, and the excellent breakfast options as highlights of their stay.

The Savoia Hotel Regency is a unique hotel experience, set within an 18th-century villa and surrounded by a stunning 10,000 m² park. The hotel is a bit further from Bologna city centre, but offers an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant serving traditional Emilia-Romagna and Italian cuisine. Guests can enjoy a stroll through the large garden and sun terrace, and the hotel also provides free Wi-Fi throughout. The rooms are elegantly decorated with classic furniture and come with a range of amenities including satellite TV.

Guest reviews of the Savoia Hotel Regency are extremely positive, with many praising the excellent restaurant and attentive staff. The pool area is highly rated and the breakfast is also noted as being excellent. The hotel's beautiful gardens and relaxing atmosphere make it a favorite amongst guests. Some guests found the hotel to be a bit far from the city centre, but noted that there is a good bus service into the city. A few minor issues were noted, such as limited hot breakfast options and a limited selection of bar food in the evening, but these did not significantly impact the overall positive experience at the hotel.

Aemilia Hotel Bologna is a modern hotel situated just a 15-minute walk from Bologna's city centre. The hotel boasts contemporary rooms, each equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a high-definition LCD TV that features international channels and Chromecast. Additionally, guests can enjoy a large buffet breakfast and sample local specialities and Italian favourites at the hotel’s Gurmé restaurant. The hotel also has a large guarded garage and is conveniently located just a 10-minute drive from the Fiera di Bologna convention centre.

Reviews for Aemilia Hotel Bologna highlight the excellent breakfast, the beautiful views from the room windows, the friendly staff and the convenient parking facility. Guests also praised the hotel’s cleanliness and its proximity to the city centre. Some reviewers pointed out that the hotel was a bit less central than they thought but still within 20-30 minutes walking distance to the city centre. The comfort of the bed, spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as the friendly reception staff were also highlighted in the reviews.

The Art Hotel Commercianti is located in the historical centre of Bologna, next to the San Petronio Basilica and the Fountain of Neptune. The hotel offers free breakfast, free Wi-Fi throughout, and complimentary bike hire. Each room is air-conditioned and includes a satellite TV and a safe. The hotel boasts a friendly service, elegant style, and is situated in a quiet, traffic-free area.

Guests have praised the Art Hotel Commercianti for its excellent location, nice breakfast and friendly staff. The rooms were described as nice and eclectic with thought-through details such as a mini bar with a chilled glass. The breakfast was described as big with options for everyone. Some guests have noted that the bed and pillows were not very comfortable. Other reviewers highlighted the excellent location, the comfortable room and the friendly and helpful staff.

Hotel Corona d'Oro offers a central location in Bologna city centre, just down the street from the Towers. It provides express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, free Wi-Fi throughout the property, a bar, and a new restaurant. The rooms are elegant, clean and comfortable, and some offer views of the Towers. Hotel Corona d'Oro also provides assistance with tour reservations, transfer services, and booking Opera tickets.

Guests have highlighted the hotel's friendly staff, clean premises, good location, and respectful ambiance. Many appreciated the complimentary breakfast and elegant decor of the hotel. Some guests have mentioned that the rooms were somewhat small but this seemed to be offset by the hotel's central location and the staff's professionalism and dedication to service. The hotel's proximity to key locations, such as Piazza Maggiore square and Bologna Train Station, was also highly valued by visitors.

The best 3 star hotels in Bologna

Zanhotel Regina

Hotel Maggiore

Hotel Michelino Bologna Fiera

Buon Hotel Bologna Centro - Affittacamere - Self Check-In

The Zanhotel Regina is situated between Bologna Central Station and Piazza Maggiore, making all of Bologna's attractions easily accessible on foot. It provides a substantial daily buffet breakfast and offers excellent tourist advice and restaurant recommendations. The hotel features comfortable studio apartments at good prices, with facilities like a washing machine and kitchen available, and 24-hour staff access. The rooms are highly rated for cleanliness, comfort, and ample facilities. However, some guests found the initial location of their apartment separate from the hotel to be somewhat confusing.

Most reviews praise the location of the hotel, its friendly staff, and easy access to the Piazza Maggiore and a host of shops. Some guests found the hotel's soundproofing could have been better, and noted minor issues with air conditioning and bathroom towels. The general consensus among reviewers is that Zanhotel Regina offers clean, comfortable rooms, quick check-in processes, and good breakfasts in a prime city center location. Some criticism was directed at small bathrooms and slightly less cool air conditioning, but these were minor concerns compared to the overall positive feedback.

The Hotel Cavour is nestled in the historical center of Bologna, offering an appealing mix of a small furnished terrace with views of the towers and an inner courtyard. The rooms, fitted with air conditioning, an LCD TV, and a small fridge, come with either classic or elegant furnishings and tiled floors. Every morning, a sizeable buffet breakfast is served, which can be enjoyed in the dining room or on the terrace during summer. The location of the hotel is superb, just a short stroll from the well-known towers and Piazza Maggiore, one of the largest squares in Italy.

Guests frequently praised the hotel's excellent location, cozy ambiance, and the inclusivity of fruits and other sweets in the breakfast selection. The rooms were lauded for their spaciousness and modern amenities, although one guest noted the presence of sand in their bed sheets. Many were charmed by the hotel's beautiful architecture and large rooms, and appreciated the central, yet quiet location. There were minor issues with air conditioning in some rooms and the hallways, and some guests felt the breakfast was basic compared to options available at nearby cafeterias. Nonetheless, the helpful staff, generous room sizes, and the hotel's fantastic location contribute to an overall positive guest experience.

Located conveniently at the foot of San Luca Hill, and only three kilometers from Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Hotel Maggiore offers a range of services including free bikes for guests wishing to explore Bologna. Guests praised the clean and comfortable rooms, free Wi-Fi, and commendable staff service. However, a few guests mentioned that the hotel's exterior could use a facelift and some found the hotel's proximity to a hospital an issue due to ambulance noise.

Hotel Maggiore provides easy access to the city center, the airport, and the Fiera di Bologna exhibition center. Reviews indicate that it's a good value for money option, with secure parking and a welcoming environment. However, a few reviewers did mention that it is a bit far from the city center, and the lack of a free breakfast was a downside for some. Its proximity to a grocery shop and bus stop were also appreciated by guests, making it a convenient choice for travelers.

With a prime location just 200 metres from the main entrance of Bologna's exhibition centre, Hotel Michelino Bologna Fiera offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. Although the hotel is slightly far from the city center, guests appreciated the professional staff, comfortable beds, and generous breakfast. There were a few complaints about the bed comfort, and some guests mentioned the difficulty in accessing the hotel due to construction in the area.

The hotel offers free parking and is only 300 metres away from the A14 motorway, making it convenient for guests traveling by car. The hotel's restaurant serves local specialties for dinner, which adds to the convenience for guests. However, some guests pointed out that the location is a bit difficult to reach without a car. Overall, despite the location challenges, many guests found it to be good value for money and appreciated the comfort and cleanliness of the hotel.

Set in the heart of Bologna, Buon Hotel Bologna Centro - Affittacamere - Self Check-In is conveniently located just 400 metres from Piazza Maggiore square. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, free WiFi, and easy access to bus services that can take you around the city. Some guests, however, mentioned that the walls were thin and the air-conditioning didn't work as expected.

The hotel has a self-check-in feature which many guests found convenient. The location was highly praised, with many sites, bars, and restaurants nearby. While there was some feedback about noise due to the hotel's central location and the lack of a breakfast service, many guests recommended the hotel for its comfortable and clean facilities and the friendly and helpful staff. The flexibility of easy check-in and out also made the stay pleasant for many guests.

The best budget hotels in Bologna

Albergo Garisenda

Albergo Panorama

Hotel Sant'Orsola City House

Hotel Arcoveggio

Located directly opposite the iconic Towers of Bologna, the Albergo Garisenda delivers a convenient and enjoyable stay at the heart of the city. This hotel offers functional rooms complete with TV, free WiFi, and wood or tiled floors. For added convenience, the reception features safety deposit boxes and a luggage storage room. Guests can enjoy the perks of its superb location, being a mere 5-minute walk away from Bologna University campus and Piazza Maggiore.

Albergo Garisenda is highly praised for its remarkable location, offering the utmost convenience to guests, as well as its serene setting despite being in the city centre. The rooms are equipped with sinks and towels, adding to the convenience, especially for rooms with shared bathrooms. The staff receives consistent praise for their kindness, welcoming demeanor, and prompt assistance. Guests have also appreciated the quiet ambiance of the hotel, even with its close proximity to the city's attractions. A minor issue pointed out by a guest involves inconsistent Wi-Fi reception in certain areas of the property. Nonetheless, the overall consensus points to a highly recommendable stay at Albergo Garisenda, highlighted by its fantastic location and wonderful staff.

Situated in the historical centre of Bologna, between Piazza Maggiore and the Two Towers, the Hotel Perla provides functional rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, a cooling fan, satellite TV, and a private bathroom. Though breakfast isn't available on-site, guests have easy access to a nearby café. The hotel also benefits from its proximity to Bologna University and the S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital. Its exceptional location ideal for nightlife and sightseeing draws praise, as does its cleanliness and value for money. Guests mention that the staff, comprising two brothers, are very accommodating, planning itineraries and making visitors feel welcome. The comfort, basic amenities, and prime location are all part of the charm of Hotel Perla.

Despite the hotel's proximity to bustling street corners, many guests appreciate the tranquillity it offers, noting that the rooms are quiet and conducive for good sleep. There's a mention of the rooms being small and a bit noisy due to street traffic. The lack of air conditioning is highlighted by some guests, though the presence of a fan in the room is appreciated. Some guests experienced the minor inconvenience of unstable beds and road noise not fully blocked by closed windows. However, the consistent kindness and helpfulness of the staff, the cleanliness of the rooms, and the hotel's prime location offset these minor inconveniences, contributing to a generally pleasant stay at Hotel Perla.

Just a 5-minute walk from Piazza Maggiore, the centrally located Albergo Panorama is a convenient choice for visitors to Bologna. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi and rooms equipped with an LCD TV, parquet floors, and either private or shared bathrooms. Guests appreciate its proximity to Bologna Centrale Station, the city centre, food markets, restaurants, and other conveniences. It is also near several key attractions such as the San Petronio Basilica, Piazza Galvani, the Portico del Paviglione shopping district, and the Mercato delle Erbe market.

Guests consistently remark on the hotel's prime location, cleanliness, and large, comfortable rooms. The breakfast offered at reception, while noted by some as basic, is generally well-received. The staff also garner praise for their helpfulness. However, some guests express concerns over a less than welcoming receptionist, high price for shared bathroom facilities, and occasional noise due to squeaky floorboards. Despite these minor drawbacks, Albergo Panorama’s clean and comfortable accommodations, central location, and friendly staff create a largely positive guest experience.

Hotel Sant'Orsola City House is an establishment situated just outside the historic walls of Bologna, a short distance from the Sant'Orsola Hospital. Many of the rooms have balconies with views of the internal courtyard and all feature free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV. While there isn't an elevator in the property, the hotel does offer free luggage storage and a multilingual staff. Public buses that connect to the main train station and historic centre are conveniently nearby.

According to reviews, guests appreciate the hotel's clean, comfortable rooms and its quiet neighborhood location. Despite the reception operating through a TV screen and not being within the old town, it's still considered a good value choice with supermarkets, restaurants, and take-out places within walking distance. However, note that the absence of a fridge in the room and the relatively far distance from the city center (around a 30 minutes walk) were mentioned as downsides by some guests.

Hotel Arcoveggio is a family-run establishment featuring a private garden. Located just 1.5 km from Bologna Centrale Train Station and a short bus ride from the historic centre, the hotel offers rooms with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Some rooms also have balconies. The hotel is in a peaceful and green location, and regular buses to the main sights leave from just 50 metres away.

Reviewers have praised the hotel's friendly staff and clean, comfortable rooms. Many were satisfied with its location—within walking distance to the train station and about a 25-minute walk into the CBD. The garden terrace was a particular highlight for some guests, offering a lovely place to relax. However, some criticisms include an old-looking room and facilities, and noise from other guests. A weak shower pressure was also noted, but overall, the Hotel Arcoveggio comes recommended for its hospitality and location.

The best hostels in Bologna

Hostel Il Nosadillo - Bologna

I Falchi Pellegrini - Bungalow e Tenda


Located in Bologna, just a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral and a short stroll from Palazzo Poggi Museum, Dopa Hostel offers guests a comfortable and convenient accommodation option. The hostel features free Wi-Fi throughout, parquet floors, city views, and air conditioning in all dormitories and rooms. Some rooms even have a private bathroom. Despite the hostel having a limited number of bathrooms, guests praised the hostel's location, cleanliness, and its friendly and helpful staff.

Positioned near Bologna Towers and within a 20-minute drive from Marconi Airport, Dopa Hostel is well-placed for travelers. The hostel received positive feedback for its check-in process, the welcoming gestures such as a bottle of wine and cold sparkling water, and its provision of breakfast boxes for guests leaving early. Some guests, however, felt the price was high for a hostel and suggested an improvement in the quality of coffee served. Nonetheless, many visitors enjoyed their stay, describing the hostel as 'fancy', 'well-organized', and particularly appreciating the hostel's quiet and restful environment.

Featuring free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, Combo Bologna is conveniently located about 800 metres from Bologna Train Station. The property provides both rooms and dormitories, equipped with 24-hour front desk and a bar. Some of the amenities like the shared lounge, TV room, garden, shared kitchen, and laundry facilities, coupled with bicycle rental service, contribute to a more enjoyable stay. While some guests noted that the hostel is quite far from the city center, they found it clean, the staff helpful, and appreciated the quality of the bedsheets.

The hostel stands out with its 24/7 reception, friendly and helpful staff, great outdoor relaxation space, and a nice Italian breakfast. It's a 30-minute walk to the main part of Florence, and only a 10-minute walk from MAMbo Museum of Modern Art, making it ideal for art enthusiasts. The overall feedback of guests is positive, praising the staff's friendliness, cleanliness, and the vibe of the place. However, some guests pointed out that the beds in the twin room could not be moved together, and the long walk to the city center was a bit of an inconvenience.

Hostel Il Nosadillo - Bologna is conveniently situated in the Centro Storico of Bologna, only 1.1 km from Archiginnasio di Bologna and a mere 600 meters from Piazza Maggiore. The property offers free Wi-Fi and an Italian breakfast. Most guests loved their stay at the hostel, praising the location, staff, and the privacy of the bunks.

The hostel is also close to popular landmarks such as Quadrilatero Bologna and Santa Maria della Vita. Many guests appreciated the digital check-in process that added a sense of independence to their stay. In addition to its great location, the hostel's friendly and helpful staff, decent size rooms with comfortable beds, and the communal vibe were frequently highlighted by guests. Some minor complaints included the limited number of restrooms for the number of guests and the presence of an overly chatty staff member.

Located in Monzuno and offering magnificent mountain views, I Falchi Pellegrini - Bungalow e Tenda provides a serene and charming accommodation experience. Free Wi-Fi and private parking contribute to the convenience for guests. The establishment is perfect for those embarking on the Via degli Dei, offering a super clean, recently renovated property with a warm shower, hot water, and towels. A simple breakfast sufficient for the start of a journey is also provided. Reviews commend the hostel for its value for money and the excellent service provided by the friendly and attentive host, Carlotta. The gazebo with a mosquito net is also highly appreciated for breakfast.

The hostel offers an exceptional packaged breakfast and inside parking for vehicles. Guests have highly recommended the property, praising the comfort, cleanliness, and peaceful atmosphere. The proprietor is particularly praised for her kindness and willingness to meet the needs of her guests. However, it should be noted that some guests found the provided breakfast to be minimal, consisting primarily of packaged items.

Nestled in close proximity to Bologna’s Piazza Maggiore and offering splendid views of San Pietro Basilica, IL CASTELLO HOSTEL BOUTIQUE is an intimate property with free Wi-Fi throughout. The modern rooms feature air conditioning, bathrobe, and free toiletries. The property's shared bathroom includes a spa bath. San Pietro Basilica, Bologna's cathedral, is just a short stroll away, making it an excellent location for cultural exploration.

While guests appreciate its prime location and relatively clean premises, some have noted shortcomings in the facilities such as the lack of a kitchenette and limited check-out hours. Some guests have had concerns about the value for money, considering the room size and relative cost. However, the cleanliness, spacious lounge area, and close proximity to central Bologna remain significant positives. The staff's reception has garnered mixed responses, with some guests commending the team's kindness while others were less satisfied with their reception upon arrival.

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