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Starhotels Excelsior

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Pietramellara, 51, 40121 Bologna, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #17 of 105 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is very convenient, quiet and pleasant enough. Having a little problem getting fed, though. Stayed Saturday through Tuesday and breakfasts were fine but weekends restaurants not available and dinners are late (7:30 pm, even room service). I understand it is Italy but travelers need to eat at irregular hours. This hotel is about halfway between Florence and Venice... More

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Ibiza Town, Spain
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great hotel. Location is perfect right next to the train station (and bus to the airport), the reception warm friendly and efficient. The room was spacious and very well-equipped. The bathroom also large with plenty of toiletries. Bed very comfortable. Nothing to fault at all….and a great varied buffet breakfast too. Highly recommended!

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look no further, this hotel is ranked among the highest. Our first experience with this hotel and in the city of Bologna. Travelling around Italy by train made this choice of a hotel the best. It is literally right across the street from the train station so handling luggage was simple and quick. From check in to check out, the... More

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Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick walk from rail station to this well run hotel. Desk staff excellent. Room with good wick and clean comfortable bed. Breakfast selection very nice with attentive staff. Short cab to old town or can walk in 20 min. We loved Bologna.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

State there on two separate nights on a short trip to Italy. The front dest personnel were helpful and friendly and the Hotel is right across from the Local Train station so it is very easily accessible if you are using Bologna as base for traveling around Tuscany. The rooms were large and super clean. The fact that there was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at the hotel which is very conveniently located - around 20 minutes from Bologna airport (17 -18 euros in a taxi), bang opposite Bologna Railway Station and 10 minutes from the old town. Rooms are comfortable and large and well appointed. Breakfast was great both days (and the staff did a great job in moving long... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights at this hotel as part of a BA package - Trip Advisor ratings was a key part of my choice. Great location directly across the road from the central train station. Easy to get to hotel from the airport 6 euros on the frequent running BLQ bus just 25 min trip. Room was a good size,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 3 nights in mid October. I booked a double room to use as single and was upgraded to a junior suite. (Starhotels usually upgrade if they have unoccupied superior rooms) The room, although facing the street, was totally soundproof. The hotel was spotlessly clean with a decent bathroom and lots of space. The breakfast was really excellent... More

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Liverpool
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. It's fine in all respects. Its location was extremely convenient for us - we got off the airport bus at the station and there it was, directly opposite. Rooms are well appointed, staff are helpful, the breakfast was nice. But ..... it was a teeny weeny bit expensive. Maybe we booked at a busy... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Excellent. We loved everything about this hotel. Entire hotel was spotless. Located right next to the train station. Excellent breakfast with lots of choices. Great staff - spoke English well and were able to answer all our questions.

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Address: Pietramellara, 51, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Starhotels Excelsior 4.5*
Number of rooms: 193
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