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Art Hotel Orologio

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Via IV Novembre 10, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #9 of 105 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel. We were hesitant to book within the limited driving zone but everything went flawlessly. We drove in straight to the hotel and the butler pointed us around the corner to a shared garage. It was like the 8th wonder of the world to see how they fit cars in there (they do it for you, nothing... More 

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La ringraziamo per la bella recensione che ha scritto e la descrizione minuziosa che ha fatto dell'Hotel, della sua centralità... More 

Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The staff was so wonderful I sometimes wished I could simply hang out with them and chat. Spotless, comfortable room, large bathroom (we had a deluxe). Wide selection of breakfast foods and lots of fresh fruit. Walking distance (for us, ages 60 & 66) to everything we wanted in Bologna. Took a taxi from the train station, but after that... More 

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Grazie di cuore per la sua recensione. Siamo più che orgogliosi del nostro Staff. Torni presto a trovarci!!! More 

Hong Kong
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Fantastic location literally steps away from the main town square area around Piazza Maggiore (and San Petronio Church). Drawbacks are that rooms are small and you need to walk up 2 flights of stairs to get to elevator. Don’t expect luxury but service is thoughtful and for EUR 200 range, this is good value in the middle of town.

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Siamo felici che il nostro hotel sia stato di suo gradimento. La nostra location infatti è davvero unica: a 20... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Just steps from Piazza Maggiore it is impossible to find a more centrally located hotel in Bologna. A small boutique hotel the rooms have comfortable beds and good bathrooms – a few more coat hangers and a chest of drawers wouldn’t go amiss but we managed fine without! The highlight was breakfast, plenty of fresh fruit, proper fruit juices –... More 

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Grazie per la bellissima descrizione che ha fatto sul nostro hotel. Siamo felici che tornerà a trovarci! A presto More 

New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

As frequent travelers know, there are many places to visit, yet certain places pull one back for another time to enjoy. Art Hotel Orologio is one of those special places in the world. Not only is the entire hotel a unique experience in decor and ambience, but the staff is superb in expertertise and hospitality. The manager must be recognized... More 

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Il suo commento ci ha davvero fatto molto piacere. Cerchiamo sempre di dare il massimo per ospitare al meglio i... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had an awesome stay at the Hotel Orologio. We arrived to find that we'd been upgraded to a suite on the 5th floor since it was our honeymoon. The room was great and the wifi was really strong. The windows looked down onto the square... which I should note is very loud. So we couldn't sleep with the windows... More 

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Grazie per la sua bellissima recensione, siamo davvero orgogliosi che abbia trovato il soggiorno presso il nostro hotel fantastico. Un... More 

San Clemente, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. Pros: Great location, close to Piazza Maggiore and Neptune Fountain. Good breakfasts, friendly service in the breakfast room. Cons: Overall, the public areas are dirty, especially the stairs. The whole place is shabby and needs a re-do. Bed and bath linens are thin and worn. I would have preferred to stay outside the old... More 

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La ringraziamo per il suo punto di vista sul nostro Hotel. Accettiamo qualsiasi tipo di commento perché ci aiuta a... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed in a suite for four nights & were very happy with the location, level of comfort, amenities and service. From our check-in to check-out all staff were extremely helpful, friendly and professional. The suite was very spacious and quiet, shabby-chic in a good way, the minibar was reasonably priced, the shutters when closed blocked out daylight and Wifi... More 

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La ringraziamo per la bella descrizione che ha scritto sul nostro hotel e per averlo consigliato agli altri viaggiatori. Effettivamente... More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The hotel is small, charming, clean, but what you're really getting is prime location, right off the Piazza Maggiore, the main square and center of the city. My only complaint was the woman behind the front desk, whose name escapes me. She was unsmiling, unfriendly, and unhelpful. When I asked directions, she waved vaguely and said, "Over there, under the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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513 reviews 513 reviews
130 hotel reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

If you have very little time for sight seeing, this is a perfect choice since it is right on the main piazza. All the monuments, markets, shopping and restaurant are around this hotel. The rooms are small but well furnished. The lighting was a bit harsh though. The folks at the reception were helpful . Wifi is free and efficient.... More 

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Grazie per la bellissima recensione che ha scritto. Torni presto a trovarci, un saluto da Piazza Maggiore! More 

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Additional Information about Art Hotel Orologio

Address: Via IV Novembre 10, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Art Hotel Orologio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Orologio Hotel Bologna
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Bologna
#16 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
#21 Family Hotel in Bologna

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