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Art Hotel Orologio

#13 of 106 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
Via IV Novembre 10, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #13 of 106 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014
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    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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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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560 reviews 560 reviews
133 hotel reviews
291 helpful votes 291 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 

Ottawa, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
33 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed here on a July weekend in 2014. It is in the centre of the "Old City" and you can walk everywhere you need to. We took the train and it was a 10 Euro charge to the hotel. Rooms are a reasonable size and we had a small balcony. Service was excellent and the breakfast (included) was lovely.... More 

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Grazie per la bella recensione che ha scritto sul nostro hotel. Siamo felici che abbia gradito il soggiorno e la... More 

Odessa, Ukraine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Orologio is a lovely small hotel right in the heart of Bologna. All major sights are easily accessible and most of them are walking distance from the hotel. Piazza Maggiore is seconds away. There are plenty of shops and restaurants in the area. The hotel is clean and comfortable, hotel staff is helpful and polite, the rooms are beautifully decorated... More 

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Grazie di cuore per la descrizione che rispecchia perfettamente il nostro Hotel. Curato, con personale disponibile, ottima prima colazione e... More 

Tisvildeleje, Denmark
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We really liked this hotel and especially its location. It is clean and the quality of the beds, linen and towels is high. The breakfast is fine, with real fruit juices, which is inexplicably something Italian hotels do not provide (preferring to serve you something based on a powdered mix). There was a minor failure of the air conditioning in... More 

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Grazie per la bella recensione. Per la prima colazione siamo molto attenti a scegliere solo alimenti e bevande di prima... More 

Melbourne
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80 reviews 80 reviews
33 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Orologio is perfectly located for a visit to the old town of Bologna. Just off the main square, Piazza Maggiore, the hotel is walking distance to nearly all the important sites of Bologna. Staff are knowledgeable and attentive. Our stay was marred by defective wi-fi on our floor and inadequate air conditioning in our room but I am sure... More 

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Grazie per la bella recensione. Ci scusiamo se c'è stato un problema con l'aria condizionata, è comunque stato immediatamente risolto.... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and i were looking for a romantic place to stay in Italy for a short break.We'd researched this hotel on Tripadvisor before visiting Bologna, and were not disappointed...it was just as we'd hoped. We were met at reception by cheerful, friendly staff and were promptly given our room key despite being 2 hours early. The hotel is well... More 

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Grazie! Siamo davvero felici di essere stati all'altezza delle sue aspettative. Un ringraziamento anche da parte dello Staff per i... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have stayed in Orologio for just one night, at the end of July 2014. Location could not be best. Hotel facilities are excellent. We got a room facing Piazza Maggiore! Staff was friendly and very efficient - namely making their best to held us solve a luggage problem.

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Siamo davvero felici che abbia gradito il soggiorno presso il nostro hotel. Effettivamente un albergo più vicino a Piazza Maggiore... More 

Paris, France
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 hotel reviews
424 helpful votes 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Bologna, my favourite city on Earth? The Orologia - it is the best location in Bologna! Bologna has a palace hotel, which is fantastic but very expensive. However, that palace hotel - is on a fairly mediocre location! ("Next to the H&M" on the large shopping street.) The Orologia is perfect, it's right on the square, right at the fountain... More 

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Grazie per la bellissima recensione che ha scritto sul nostro Art Hotel Orologio. Siamo molto orgogliosi che abbia trovato l'hotel... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I booked into the Orologio at short notice, having chosen it mainly for its location a stone's throw from Bologna's main square. The hotel does not look much from the outside and the communal areas are no more than adequate but our bedroom was comfortable and the marble bathroom very attractive. The staff are extremely helpful and... More 

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Grazie per la sua recensione, siamo contenti che abbia trovato il soggiorno nel nostro hotel di suo gradimento e che... More 

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