The Best Hotels in Bologna

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Bologna. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni

Rated 9.2 in 915 reviews

Located within an 18th-century palace, Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni offers elegant surroundings and antique… See more

Located within an 18th-century palace, Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni offers elegant surroundings and antique furnishings in the centre of Bologna. Internet access is free.

The Majestic gia' Baglioni is located in the heart of Bologna, just 250 metres from Piazza Maggiore and the famous Two Towers and next to Palazzo Fava. Bologna Central Train Station is 15 minutes’ walk away.

The spacious rooms at the Grand Hotel Majestic are decorated with unique frescoes and antique furniture. They are air conditioned and offer satellite TV and large bathrooms.

The restaurant Ristorante I Carracci serves regional cuisine, Cafè Marinetti serves snacks, drinks and desserts, while Enoteca Morandi is the historical cellar of the hotel and offers a range of 300 Italian and foreign wine labels.

It’s mandatory to inform us if you are reaching us by car, so that we can send you relevant information and book a spot in a outsourcing Garage partner with valet service included at cost of € 45,00 per night.

Rooms from $562

Hotel Corona d'Oro

Rated 8.8 in 1665 reviews

At check in all guests will be asked to provide a credit card as guarantee in case of outstanding extras after check… See more

At check in all guests will be asked to provide a credit card as guarantee in case of outstanding extras after check out.

Hotel Corona d'Oro offers a great position in Bologna city centre. It is just down the street from the Towers, and free and rich buffet breakfasts are available.

Hotel Corona d'Oro provides express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar, and a new restaurant.

You will be in a traffic-free zone at the historic Hotel Corona d'Oro 1890. The property is 350 metres from Piazza Maggiore square and a 20-minute walk from Bologna Train Station.

Rooms are elegant, clean and comfortable and include free wired and WiFi access, satellite LCD and minibar. Some rooms overlook the Towers.

Staff will help you with tour reservations, transfer services and booking Opera tickets. Bikes at the Corona d'Oro are free. A secure garage parking is available nearby, at an extra charge.

Rooms from $207

Hotel Metropolitan

Rated 8.3 in 2271 reviews

Hotel Metropolitan is set just 5 minutes' walk from Bologna's main square and 50 metres from Via Indipendenza, which is… See more

Hotel Metropolitan is set just 5 minutes' walk from Bologna's main square and 50 metres from Via Indipendenza, which is the main shopping street in the centre. It brings you modern accommodation with a stylish Oriental twist.

Interiors are contemporary in design, with rooms offering LCD satellite TV, Wi-Fi access and a minibar. You can enjoy quiet surroundings here.

Close to exclusive shops and typical restaurants, Hotel Metropolitan provides excellent, multilingual service. A variety of tours and tourist activities are available or you can just stroll around Bologna's historic centre. Guests can also enjoy a cocktail on the rooftop terrace with views on the hills of Bologna.

Hotel Metropolitan is well-positioned for the station and airport shuttles also stop close by.

Breakfast here is a large sweet and savoury buffet, including pastries and fresh fruit. Choose from a huge range of herbal teas and enjoy organic products which are all beautifully presented.

Rooms from $146

I Portici Hotel Bologna

Rated 8.3 in 6182 reviews

Ideally set in the centre of Bologna, I Portici Hotel Bologna features air-conditioned rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a… See more

Ideally set in the centre of Bologna, I Portici Hotel Bologna features air-conditioned rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a shared lounge. This 4-star hotel offers room service and a concierge service. Private parking is available on site.

At the hotel, the rooms are fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Every room comes with a safety deposit box, while some rooms also boast a terrace and others also feature city views. All rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.

At I Portici Hotel Bologna you will find a restaurant serving Italian cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

Speaking Arabic, German, English and Spanish, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical advice on the area at the reception.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Via dell' Indipendenza, Museum for the Memory of Ustica and MAMbo. The nearest airport is Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, 10 km from I Portici Hotel Bologna.

Rooms from $102

Aemilia Hotel Bologna

Rated 8.9 in 3569 reviews

Hotel Aemilia is 15 minutes on foot from Bologna's city centre and famous towers. It offers modern rooms with free… See more

Hotel Aemilia is 15 minutes on foot from Bologna's city centre and famous towers. It offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and high-definition LCD TV with international channels and Chromecast facility.

Your day at the Aemilia Hotel Bologna begins with a large buffet breakfast. Gurmé restaurant serves local specialities and Italian favourites, at dinner. The bar serves drinks and light lunches.

The hotel features a large guarded garage. The Fiera di Bologna convention centre is just a 10-minute drive away, while the hotel is 200 metres from Bologna's Policlinico Sant’Orsola hospital.

Rooms from $102

Art Hotel Commercianti

Rated 8.9 in 2680 reviews

Located in the historical centre of Bologna, The Art Hotel Commercianti offers free breakfast, free WiFi throughout. It… See more

Located in the historical centre of Bologna, The Art Hotel Commercianti offers free breakfast, free WiFi throughout. It is next to the San Petronio Basilica and the Fountain of Neptune. Bike hire is also free.

All the rooms include a satellite TV, air conditioning and a safe.

The Hotel Commercianti is set in an historic building in a quiet, traffic-free area.

You will find friendly service and an elegant style at the Commercianti. Other facilities include rental bike and luggage storage.

Friendly staff can help with city and travel information. Opera tickets can be booked directly at the hotel.

Rooms from $153

Phi Hotel Bologna

Rated 8.6 in 1734 reviews

Dating back to 1375, Phi Hotel Bologna is one of Bologna’s oldest boutique hotels, in the historic city centre. It… See more

Dating back to 1375, Phi Hotel Bologna is one of Bologna’s oldest boutique hotels, in the historic city centre. It combines 600 years of hospitality with modern facilities to ensure a pleasant stay next to Piazza Maggiore, the city’s main square.

The Hotel is located in a restricted traffic area (ZTL) but guarantees access and offers a private paid garage on request (to be booked in advance) for those of you arriving by car. Please check our website for more info on how to find us: www.phihotelbologna.com

All rooms come with free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV with satellite channels. Each one has a kettle with a selection of tea and coffee, a minibar and air conditioning. Some rooms have been designed by artists and stage designers.

Breakfast is a sweet and savoury buffet including gluten-free and organic options. The Atipico Osteria restaurant is open both for lunch and dinner and prepares local and classic Italian specialities. The lobby features comfortable sofas and a free internet point.

The hotel's staff is available 24 hours to give you information about the city and our services.

Rooms from $136

Art Hotel Orologio

Rated 8.7 in 739 reviews

Offering a free internet point and free bike rental, Hotel Orologio is set in a traffic-free area overlooking Piazza… See more

Offering a free internet point and free bike rental, Hotel Orologio is set in a traffic-free area overlooking Piazza Maggiore square and Bologna's historic centre. The Towers of Bologna are 5 minutes' walk away.

All rooms are elegantly decorated with dark-wood furniture and marble bathrooms. They are air conditioned and come with a minibar and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Most have a view of Bologna.

The Orologio Hotel has a family-run feel to it and staff provide excellent service and useful tourist information.

The hotel is in front of the town hall's clock tower and has excellent bus links to Bologna Central Station.

Rooms from $151

Starhotels Excelsior

Rated 8.6 in 8066 reviews

The 4-star Starhotels Excelsior is opposite Bologna Train Station and the airport bus terminal. It offers free WiFi… See more

The 4-star Starhotels Excelsior is opposite Bologna Train Station and the airport bus terminal. It offers free WiFi throughout, modern interiors, a gourmet restaurant and a free gym. The Bologna Exhibition Centre is 2 km away.

Rooms are elegant and spacious, with carpeted or wood floors and neutral colour schemes. All air conditioned, they come with tea and coffee-making facilities and a TV with satellite channels.

Fondente Bar offers hot and cold drinks throughout the day and free newspapers.

A full American breakfast is available daily. The Avorio restaurant offers a selection of traditional local dishes, or guests can grab a drink at the on-site Fondente Bar.

This Starhotels Excelsior is next to the gardens of Parco della Montagnola and a 15-minute walk from Bologna Cathedral and the central square of Piazza Maggiore.

Rooms from $117

Hotel Touring

Rated 8.5 in 1284 reviews

Hotel Touring offers the warm hospitality of Bologna since the 1950s. Located near the Basilica of San Domenico, it… See more

Hotel Touring offers the warm hospitality of Bologna since the 1950s. Located near the Basilica of San Domenico, it features a beautiful rooftop terrace and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

The Touring is near the prestigious Galleria Cavour, and a short walk from Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo Re Enzo and the Due Torri.

On-site facilities at the Touring Hotel also include a hot tub, located on the fifth floor and open from June to September.

All rooms at this 4-star superior hotel are equipped with parquet floors, air conditioning, and LCD TV. Some top-floor rooms offer a balcony with views of Bologna's rooftops and the hills.

Rooms from $127

Gregorini Bingham Art Luxury Suites

Rated 8.9 in 1056 reviews

Set in the Centro Storico of Bologna, Gregorini Bingham Art Luxury Suites is located 650 metres from Piazza Maggiore… See more

Set in the Centro Storico of Bologna, Gregorini Bingham Art Luxury Suites is located 650 metres from Piazza Maggiore. This property is situated a short distance from attractions such as Quadrilatero Bologna and Archiginnasio di Bologna. The accommodation provides luggage storage space and free WiFi.

Guest rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom.

Popular points of interest near the guest house include MAMbo, Santa Maria della Vita and Via Indipendenza. The nearest airport is Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, 8 km from the property.

Rooms from $131

Hotel Porta San Mamolo

Rated 8.6 in 1538 reviews

Porta San Mamolo has its own garden where you can enjoy an excellent free breakfast. It is in a quiet location 10… See more

Porta San Mamolo has its own garden where you can enjoy an excellent free breakfast. It is in a quiet location 10 minutes' walk from Bologna's main square.

Rooms are modern at Porta San Mamolo. Some have terraces with city views or a private entrance from the garden. All are very comfortable, with Wi-Fi access and satellite TV.

There is a 24-hour lounge bar as well as a furnished courtyard. You can have your breakfast here from 07:00 until 10:00.

Staff really care at Hotel Porta San Mamolo and you will have great service here, 24 hours a day.

Buses leave from close by. Bologna's famous towers are a 15-minute walk away.

Rooms from $158

Hotel San Donato - Bologna centro

Rated 8.0 in 4405 reviews

This property offers a Special Protection Program, a strict program of precise safeguards dedicated to our guests and… See more

This property offers a Special Protection Program, a strict program of precise safeguards dedicated to our guests and our staff.

Set in the university district of Bologna, Hotel San Donato features a rooftop bar and terrace overlooking the city towers. A large buffet breakfast is served each morning.

Rooms have a classic design with wooden furniture and tiled floors. All air-conditioned, they also feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, and an electric kettle.

Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas and in all rooms. The bar is open for drinks around lunch time and in the evening.

The hotel is 5 minutes' walk from the central square of Piazza Maggiore and the Fountain of Neptune. The neighbourhood has plenty of restaurants, bars and shops. Marconi Airport is 10 km from the property.

Rooms from $103

Royal Hotel Carlton

Rated 8.5 in 5316 reviews

Just 300 metres from Bologna Train Station, the Royal Carlton offers elegant rooms with flat-screen satellite TV. The… See more

Just 300 metres from Bologna Train Station, the Royal Carlton offers elegant rooms with flat-screen satellite TV. The on-site Monrif SPA Clarins features saunas, Turkish baths, and wellness treatments.

The Royal Carlton Hotel's spacious rooms come with minibar and internet access. Each room has a marble bathroom with hairdryer. Some offer a balcony and hydromassage bath.

An extensive buffet breakfast is served daily, and includes Italian pastries and cakes, as well as cold meats, cheese and fruit. The restaurant offers both regional and international specialities.

During some major events, the Carlton can provide a free shuttle service to the Fiera di Bologna Exhibition Centre on request. The city airport is 5 km away.

Rooms from $135

Hotel Internazionale

Rated 8.2 in 4182 reviews

The Internazionale is an elegant, historic building located in the historic centre, just an 8-minute walk from Bologna… See more

The Internazionale is an elegant, historic building located in the historic centre, just an 8-minute walk from Bologna Centrale Train Station. The spacious rooms include air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

Hotel Internazionale's rooms feature a private bathroom equipped with hairdryer and toiletry set. You have free access to the Royal Hotel Carlton fitness centre, 400 metres away. A spa is also available at the partner hotel at an extra charge.

An extensive breakfast buffet is served daily in the dining room. The hotel bar is open for drinks and snacks throughout the day.

Piazza Maggiore is 600 metres from the hotel. Buses to Bologna Airport leave from in front of the station. The A14 Motorway is 3.5 km away, and the Internazionale features a garage, available at extra charge.

During some major events, the Internazionale can provide a free shuttle service to the Fiera di Bologna Exhibition Centre on request.

Rooms from $119

Savoia Hotel Regency

Rated 8.8 in 4646 reviews

Savoia Hotel Regency is set in an 18th-century villa at 5 km from Bologna city centre. Surrounded by a beautiful 10,000… See more

Savoia Hotel Regency is set in an 18th-century villa at 5 km from Bologna city centre. Surrounded by a beautiful 10,000 m² park, it features an outdoor swimming pool.

The on-site Garganelli Restaurant serves traditional Emilia-Romagna and Italian cuisine. It boasts retro-style décor from the 1960s, and sometimes offers live music.

Guests can stroll and relax in the large garden and sun terrace, equipped with tables, sun loungers and stylish armchairs.

The Savoia Regency Hotel features a spacious hall with Venetian floors and crystal chandeliers. The reception is open 24 hours a day and provides free Wi-Fi.

The elegant rooms are decorated with classic furniture and come with either wooden or carpet floors. They include a TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels.

With free parking, the hotel is 1.5 km from the A14 motorway and a 5-minute drive from the Bologna Exhibition Centre. The Guglielmo Marconi Airport is 9 km away.

Rooms from $83

Casa Conoscenti Suites

Rated 9.0 in 300 reviews

Located in Bologna, 500 metres from Quadrilatero Bologna and 200 metres from the centre, Casa Conoscenti Suites provides… See more

Located in Bologna, 500 metres from Quadrilatero Bologna and 200 metres from the centre, Casa Conoscenti Suites provides air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi, and a bar. The property has quiet street views and is 600 metres from Piazza Maggiore and less than 1 km from MAMbo. The guest house features family rooms.

The units are equipped with a fridge, minibar, a coffee machine, a shower, a hair dryer and a wardrobe. All units have a safety deposit box and some rooms here will provide you with inner courtyard views. All units include a private bathroom, free toiletries and bed linen.

At the guest house, the modern restaurant is open for dinner, lunch and brunch and serves Italian cuisine.

Popular points of interest near Casa Conoscenti Suites include Via dell' Indipendenza, Santa Maria della Vita and La Macchina del Tempo. The nearest airport is Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, 10 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $130

L'8 Boutique Concept Apartments

Apartments

Rated 9.2 in 580 reviews

L'8 Boutique Concept Apartments features accommodation within 500 metres of the centre of Bologna, with free WiFi, and a… See more

L'8 Boutique Concept Apartments features accommodation within 500 metres of the centre of Bologna, with free WiFi, and a kitchen with a microwave, a fridge and a stovetop. The property features city and inner courtyard views, and is 300 metres from Via dell' Indipendenza. The apartment has family rooms.

All units are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dishwasher, a coffee machine, a bidet, bathrobes and a wardrobe. Units come complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and a hair dryer, while some units at the apartment complex also boast a seating area. At the apartment complex, every unit comes with bed linen and towels.

Popular points of interest near the apartment include Quadrilatero Bologna, MAMbo and Santa Maria della Vita. The nearest airport is Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, 11 km from L'8 Boutique Concept Apartments.

Rooms from $96

The Social Hub Bologna

Rated 8.5 in 7804 reviews

The Social Hub is the perfect base for anything from a short city break to an extended stay. Amidst boundary-blurring… See more

The Social Hub is the perfect base for anything from a short city break to an extended stay. Amidst boundary-blurring spaces like the lobby and restaurants and bars, you'll mix and mingle with locals, tourists, students and entrepreneurs shaping their own adventures. When it's time to unwind, spacious rooms with comfortable beds ensure you'll get a good night sleep to smash the goals for your day. Housed in a palazzo, The Social Hub Bologna has ample iconic spaces to meet, collaborate and create. Hang out in the lobby or unwind in the courtyard before heading to the bar for a cocktail or a bite. The hotel is located next to Bologna Central train station, with public transport nearby. The city centre is a 20-minute stroll away, and you can get there even faster with one of our bikes.

We will ask you to show us your credit card upon check-in. The name on the credit card should match the name on your identification document (ID or passport) presented upon check-in. Both the credit card and the identification document must be presented physically (i.e., no pictures or copies allowed).

Cancellation policies may differ according to the selected room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the policy of your preferred room and conditions. Questions? Get in touch with us!

Prepayment policies may differ according to the selected preferences. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the policy of your preferred room and payment conditions. Non-refundable bookings, this will be charged directly after booking. Flexible bookings will be charged at midnight before your day of arrival. The credit card used to make the booking will be charged with the total amount of the reservation through an automatic payment.

Your room is cleaned daily with towels and sheets changed every third day. Please consider reusing your towels by hanging them up in the bathroom. This helps us save up to 60 liters of water per stay.
Unfortunately, we do not allow pets in your room. Guide/assistance dogs are permitted on request, please contact the property for confirmation. Please note that all special requests are subject to availability.

Smoking inside the hotel is prohibited and only allowed in designated outdoor spaces.

Rooms from $56

Almarossa

Aparthotel

Rated 8.9 in 1321 reviews

Set 500 metres from Bologna University, Almarossa offers accommodation with free WiFi a 15-minute walk from Bologna… See more

Set 500 metres from Bologna University, Almarossa offers accommodation with free WiFi a 15-minute walk from Bologna Centrale Train Station. A shared garden and a furnished terrace are available on site.

All air-conditioned, rooms and apartments have a satellite TV. Apartments and studios also have an equipped kitchenette, and some apartments feature a balcony. The bathroom has free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Piazza Maggiore square is 1 km from Almarossa, while Gugliermo Marconi Airport is a 20-minute drive away.

Rooms from $90