Bologna Luxury Hotels

Bologna - Piazza della Mercanzia
Bologna – Piazza della Mercanzia

Note: The hotels described here have been hand-picked because they are the most liked by guests as indicated by guest reviews and number of bookings. If you’d like to see all available hotels in all the city or in an area of the city, click on “View all hotels in…” your chosen area, city or town.

These are the hotel prices when booked online, which are generally lower. There is no reservation fee.

Bologna - Hotel Bologna Airport
Hotel Bologna Airport

Hotel Bologna Airport

is an extremely good value 4-star hotel 2 miles from Bologna International Airport.

The hotel is easy to reach from the Tangenziale and the A1 motorways, and can arrange an airport shuttle upon request.

Buses to the city centre and Bologna Centrale Rail Station stop right in front of the hotel.

Hotel Bologna Airport is in a good location to visit the Ducati Motor Headquarters and Museum, and is 500 metres from a public gym.

All rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, individually-controlled air conditioning, and plenty of other amenities.

The hotel has a garden, a restaurant serving regional and national cuisine, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out, room service, packed lunches, vending machines, luggage storage, babysitting/child services, laundry, dry cleaning, ironing service, shoeshine, meeting/banquet facilities, business centre, fax/photocopying, VIP room facilities, wake-up service, newspapers, safety deposit box, and more facilities.
There is a free internet station at reception.

The Bologna Airport Hotel has free private parking on site, for which no reservation is needed.

General price range per room or suite, with or without breakfast included

Single, double, twin & triple rooms & Suites for 2 adults + 1 child: 50 – 150 euros

Website: Hotel Bologna Airport

Bologna - Starhotels Excelsior
Bologna – Starhotels Excelsior

Starhotels Excelsior

is a very good value, modern, elegant, superior luxury four stars hotel right opposite Bologna central train station and the airport bus terminal, a short walk to all main sites.
Bologna is a major railway hub in Italy and in a central position for trips to practically all major cities in Italy, and Starhotels Excelsior Hotel’s location is convenient if arriving by car or train.
The hotel has the Fondente Bar, the gourmet Avorio Restaurant, meeting/banquet facilities, a free gym.
Starhotels Excelsior is situated next to the gardens of Parco della Montagnola and 15 minutes’ walk from both Bologna Cathedral and the very central square of Piazza Maggiore.
Rooms and suites are elegant, spacious, using refined Italian materials, and, despite being across the street from the station, quiet.
All rooms and suites have free WiFi, air conditioning, soundproofing, tea and coffee making facilities, flat-screen TV, books, DVDs or music for children, bathrobes and bathroom slippers, and many more facilities. Some, that you can choose when you book, have sofas.
Secure private on-site parking is possible.
General price range per room or suite, with or without breakfast included

Single, double, triple & family (for 4) rooms & Suites for 2: 50 – 300 euros

Website: Starhotels Excelsior

Bologna - Executive Suite Hotel
Bologna – Executive Suite Hotel

Executive Suite Hotel

is a superb value 4-star luxury hotel in a quiet area of the city, on the north side of Bologna, 10 minutes’ drive from the city centre, 7 minutes’ walk from the trade fair area.

Bologna is at the hub of Italy’s main communication routes and has a major interchange railway station, Bologna Centrale, which is about 1 mile from the hotel.
There are frequent bus services to the city centre, whose bus stop is just a few steps from the Executive Suite Hotel‘s entrance.
Hotel facilities include 24-hour front desk, bar, room service, fax and photocopying facilities, garden with outdoor furniture, laundry service, and others.

The hotel’s rooms and suites are designed for businessmen and people who like spacious and comfortable rooms.

Some rooms, which you can choose when booking, have panoramic city views.

Some suites, which you can choose, have spa bath.

All rooms and suites have free WiFi, en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, mini-bar, TV, safety deposit box, hairdryer, free toiletries, telephone.

General price range per room or suite, including breakfast

Single, double & triple rooms & Suites for 2, 3 and 4 people: 50 – 200 euros

Website: Executive Suite Hotel

Bologna - Best Western Hotel San Donato
Bologna – Best Western Hotel San Donato

Best Western Hotel San Donato

is a good value, lovely four-star luxury hotel in a prime, hard-to-beat location right in the very heart of Bologna, overlooking the famous Due Torri, few steps from Piazza Maggiore.

The hotel is in the historic Palazzo Manzoli Malvasia, built in the 1200s with later additions, 7 minutes’ walk from the beautiful Gothic San Petronio Basilica, full of art treasures.

Hotel San Donato has a rooftop terrace with splendid scenic views of the city.

Hotel services include lounge, room service, laundry service, English-speaking staff, 24-hour front desk, fax / photocopy, luggage storage and assistance, safety deposit boxes, meeting facilities, and many more.

Buffet breakfast is served in a panoramic room overlooking the historic heart of Bologna.

The hotel has a romantic, idyllic bar and terrace for evening drinks with superb views over the terracotta rooftops and towers of Bologna city centre, including the Two Towers.

All rooms have en-suite bathroom, free Wi-fi, air conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free toiletries, hairdryer, safety deposit box, minibar, and other amenities.

Some rooms, which you can choose when you book, have gorgeous views of the city.
Secure private on-site parking is possible.

General price range per room

Single, double, twin, triple & family (for 4) rooms: 50 – 200 euros

Website: Best Western Hotel San Donato

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