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Starhotels Excelsior

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Pietramellara, 51, 40121 Bologna, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #18 of 105 hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Daniel C Warrington, England, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warrington, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a 4 star hotel and it's very well earned, that said there are a few small things that let it down. There is no iron in the room and no iron available, you can have it laundered, but the cost is rather extortionate. The wifi is so awful, the ancient Egyptians probably had better signal. The staff are friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the hotel for one night and was pleased to find very clean rooms with everything you would need. The room was overlooking the trainstation and I was expecting somekind of noise, but I couldn't hear a thing, as the room had double windows that kept any sounds out. If you know you always get late for the... More

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52 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quite large, a little more “posh” hotel just across the street from the main train station. Also the buses to the airport leaves from just outside. It is about 20 minutes to the central square in Bologna, so if you want to stay right in the middle, you should choose another place. The rooms are fine, not very big, but... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband & I stayed here for 2 nights in August. The staff were very welcoming & helpful - an early check in was no problem, advice was freely given on where to go for food & what to see.. Comfortable room. Wide range of food at breakfast, all good quality, courteous prompt service. Extremely convenient location just across the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good standard rooms and generally (with one exception) friendly and helpful front desk staff. Buffet breakfast was very good although it takes ages to get a coffee for some reason. The WiFi was also painfully slow and they still think (in the year 2014) they can charge a premium for faster WiFi (which I tried, and which wasn't even much... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here after arriving by train, It is straight across the road from Bologna Centrale and so easy to find. On arrival the staff were very friendly and so helpful with what to see and do in Bologna. We were upgraded to a junior suite which was a great start to our holiday. The room was large for European... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for the station. 15 minute walk to the centre of Bologna. Rooms were pretty small bud modern decor and furniture. Breakfast was good - decent selection and large dining room. Not a great deal of character - just a decent business orientated hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Might be for business people, as it is literally just in front of Bologna Centrale. But the room was more than OK and the service was fairly good.

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Yerevan, Armenia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite hotels in Bologna!!! Love everything there, especially it's situated in front of main train station "Bologna Centrale"!!! Hotel is too near to the city center, just 15 minutes by walk. Staff is helpful, and everything is it's so clear & comfortable, that you may forget about everything!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was great for us. When we arrived they knew it was our honeymoon and they upgraded us for free to an executive suit. The room was very nice. The service was great. If you are looking for a location close to the train station as well as close to the central shopping area, this is a great hotel... More

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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*
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Welcome to Starhotels Excelsior in Bologna. In this beautiful ancient University city, our contemporary chic hotel is considered to be one of the best. The location opposite the railway station is conveniently close to the Fiera as well as the historical heart. Our Italian style is an alluring combination of clean, fresh interiors throughout the lobby, library and restaurant, and cosy traditional bedrooms.In our city centre Bologna hotel there are 193 rooms and suites; a well-equipped fitness room; lounge and bar for relaxing, Avorio restaurant serving traditional Bolognese food; and five meeting rooms seating up to 380 delegates in total. ... more   less 
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