Bologna City Centre Hotels
Phi Hotel Bologna
is an inexpensive 4-star hotel in Bologna historic city center, in a difficult-to-beat location, next to Bologna’s main square Piazza Maggiore, the Basilica di San Petronio, Piazza del Nettuno and Palazzo del Podestà, 500 yards from the very symbol of Bologna, the Two Towers.
Phi Hotel Bologna goes back to 1375, which makes it one of Bologna’s oldest boutique hotels.
Despite being in a restricted traffic area (ZTL), the hotel guarantees access and offers a private paid parking garage on request.
Phi Hotel Bologna has Osteria del Cappello restaurant, lobby with comfortable sofas, staff available 24 hours to give you information on Bologna and the hotel services.
Phi Hotel has both rooms and apartments for up to 3 guests, with tea/coffee making facilities, free WiFi, air conditioning, flat-screen TV, minibar, safe, bathrobe, slippers, en-suite bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries.
Prices start at 160 euros.
Hotel Palace Bologna Centro
is right in the heart of the historic city center of Bologna, a 5-minute walk from the city’s main square, Piazza Maggiore. All of Bologna’s attractions are a short walk from the hotel, which is also surrounded by typical restaurants and bars.
Hotel Palace Bologna Centro has a secure garage for on-site private parking, 24-hour front desk, and vending machines with soft drinks on every floor.
Rooms sleep up to 3 guests, and have free Wi-Fi, satellite LCD TV, private bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries.
Prices start at 60 euros.
Hotel Centrale Bologna
is in the magical heart of Bologna, 10 minutes’ walk from the central train station and from the most important square Piazza Maggiore, among shaded porticos, breathtaking buildings, agile towers, picturesque little streets and alleys, and artisan shops maintaining antique traditions.
Bologna is at the hub of Italy’s main communication routes and has a major interchange railway station, Bologna Centrale, which is very close to the hotel.
A pleasant hotel in colourful surroundings, it is perfect situated, a short walk to anywhere in the city center and the historic sites of Bologna, including the Neptune Fountain and the Two Towers which are the symbol of Bologna, Garisenda and Asinelli.
Many good, well-priced restaurants and varied dining options nearby.
Hotel Centrale Bologna has a feel of quality that goes beyond the budget hotel that it is.
From the hotel’s pretty rooms, which have all sorts of comforts and sweet little attentions, you can enjoy the view of the city’s red rooftops or gaze at the stars.
Hotel Centrale Bologna (formerly known as Hotel Paradise) is on a smaller, quieter street just off Via dell’Independenza, which is one of Bologna’s main streets.
The hotel is next to the airport bus stop and very close to other bus lines, only about 1 mile from the university, very near shopping and all kinds of services.
Hotel facilities include bar, snack bar, on-site coffee house, breakfast in the room service, English-speaking multilingual staff, room service.
Hotel Centrale Bologna has both rooms and studio apartments, sleeping up to 4 guests.
All rooms and studios have free WiFi, en-suite bathroom with free toiletries, air conditioning, tea/coffee maker, flat-screen satellite TV, telephone, minibar, hairdryer, safe.
Studios, in addition, have a kitchenette, dining area, seating area.
Prices start at 70 euros.
Hotel University Bologna Italy
is in a great, central location, in the historic city centre and in the heart of the university area, a short walk to the major attractions in central Bologna.
Hotel University Bologna Italy is near the most interesting artistic and cultural sites of Bologna, including the beautiful Opera House, the meeting point for people who love opera and classic music. The hotel’s location allows you to enjoy the city in its particular, refined atmosphere, evoked by the Italian expression “Bologna la dotta”, which means “Bologna the learned city”.
Bologna’s is the most ancient still operating university in the world, having been founded in 1088.
The word “university”, probably used for the first time in Bologna, derives from the Latin “universitas”, usually followed by “studiorum”, meaning “the universality, or totality of all, subjects of study”.
Around the 11th century a new study system developed around Europe’s churches and convents, and this was named “Universitas (studiorum)”. In fact, universities directly developed from the school system established by the Church.
In universities, lectures were held with readings and commentaries on philosophical and law texts. In Bologna, to philosophy and jurisprudence were added medicine and theology. The full name of Bologna University in Italian is “Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna”.
Hotel University Bologna is well connected by public transport to the airport, train station, trade fair and convention center. Bologna Centrale train station is less than 1 mile from the hotel.
The hotel’s neighborhood has lots of typical restaurants and cafes, as well as plenty of examples of medieval architecture.
University Hotel is in a traffic-restricted area but, if you are arriving by car, all you need to do is give your car registration number to the concierge on arrival and your car will be authorized.
Hotel facilities include bar, English-speaking and multilingual staff, room service, fax and photocopying, 24-hour front desk, laundry service, and more services.
Private parking is available at a location nearby.
Rooms sleep up to 3 guests, and have en-suite bathroom, free Wi-fi, air conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite, cable and Pay-per-view channels, tea/coffee maker, free toiletries, hairdryer, safe, minibar, and other amenities.
Prices start at 80 euros.
Nuovo Hotel Del Porto Bologna
is a cheap hotel in Bologna city center, halfway between Piazza Maggiore and Bologna Centrale Train Station, 10-12 minutes’ walk from both.
Piazza Maggiore is the heart of the city, a huge pedestrian square surrounded by Renaissance and medieval palaces, landmarks and other buildings, including the Saint Petronio Basilica. Nearby are many cafés and bars.
Next to Piazza Maggiore is Piazza del Nettuno, with the Fontana del Nettuno (Fountain of Neptune).
Nuovo Hotel Del Porto Bologna is near the Parco della Montagnola park and is a 5-minute walk from both Via dell’Indipendenza, one of Bologna’s main shopping areas, and the Arena del Sole bus stop, where buses depart for Bologna Borgo Panigale Airport.
Among the hotel facilities are 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out, safe, payable private parking near the hotel (reservation is needed). The friendly staff provide advice on trips and restaurants.
Rooms sleep up to 4 guests, and the hotel also has a Studio for 2 people, with fully-equipped kitchen, dishwasher, microwave. All rooms and the Studio have air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, minibar, safe, satellite flat-screen TV and other facilities.
Prices start at 60 euros.
Hotel Holiday Bologna Italy
is right in the centre of Bologna, few steps from Piazza Maggiore, the square which is the heart of the city, and the Centrale train station, about 10 minutes’ walk from each.
With its excellent, very central location, Hotel Holiday is a short walk from everything of interest and all major sites, the shopping district and the most famous boutiques, and many restaurants; it is also well connected by public bus to the airport, trade fair and convention centre.
Despite being in the centre of the city, Holiday Hotel is in a quiet side street.
Hotel Holiday Bologna Italy has a good price/quality relationship. It has facilities which include bar, room service, 24-hour front desk, fax and photocopy services.
Private on-site parking is available.
Rooms and studios sleep up to 4 guests, and have free WiFi, en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, minibar, safe, strong>tea/coffee maker, flat-screen TV, telephone, and the usual amenities. Studios, in addition, have fully-equipped kitchen and dining area.
Prices start at 60 euros.