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Paradise Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vicolo Cattani 7, 40126 Bologna, Italy (San Vitale)
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Ranked #15 of 104 hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a dump!!! Nice people but crappy hotel.It was the worst hotel I stayed at in 5 weeks of Italy. It does not deserve the trip advisor rating (14) it got. It galled me to see all the trip advisor certificates by the shabby elevator. The air conditioner in my room barely worked. During the day I had to take... More

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PARADISEBO, Proprietario at Paradise Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, we are really very very sorry you had such un unpleasant stay with us. :( If you only had told us your disappointment just after your arrival , we could have tried to solve the problem you are telling us now. We know Guests from US are used to a stronger air conditioning than Europeans, but honestly we... More

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a quick stayed in Bologna for two days in early June. This sweet little hotel is in an excellent position about 2\3 of the way from the station to the main piazza so it’s an easy walk even with luggage. It’s about 5 to 10 minutes walk to the centre. The wonderful staff were always very friendly and... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed twice at the Paradise, and we enjoyed it both trips. It's about a ten or fifteen minute walk from the train station, so it's an easy walk if you travel light. It's located on a small side street, so if you're not familiar with the location it's good to have a map or use your phone's map app... More

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights in Bologna and stayed at the Paradise Hotel. Our room (302) had 2 skylights which added considerable light and cheeriness to the room. The bathroom was small but very functional. The breakfast (that was included) had lots of variety. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Thanks to Ombretta and Marisa for your... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Our group of 4 (2 couples) have just enjoyed a few days in the Hotel Paradise in Bologna. It is difficult to sing it's praises highly enough, from the super welcome, well appointed rooms, very pleasant and helpfull staff, excellent breakfast selection, and many small but lovely touches, like sweets dotted around, umbrellas for guests, and good advice on restaurants.... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Paradise is in a quiet side street just off the main street linking the town centre to the train station, 10-15 minutes walk to the latter, less to the centre. Good points - the staff are friendly and helpful, and a continental breakfast is included. We had booked a standard double room, but were given a spacious if rather... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Usually I prefer to stay at B&B because of the personal contact with the owners and the fact it's less crowded, but this was no problem at all. The people at the reception were helpfull and motivated. We arrived with a group of 10 persons. Last minute an additional person wanted to join us, which was no problem at all.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Just back after spending 6 nights at The Paradise Hotel in Bologna. First of all let me say that we found the Paradise very friendly and all the staff make an effort to be of help. The hotel itself is small and you get that feeling when you enter the place. Our room was rather tight with a very small... More

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PARADISEBO, Proprietario at Paradise Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, Thanks for your feedback. It's true that our rooms are not so big and actually we do not advertise our hotel in this way. This lack of big spaces is one of the reason why we are not able to put kettles in the room. We are situated in the historical centre of Bologna so from here you... More

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is a small, cute, family-run hotel. If you're expecting the glamour of the Ritz or the generic hospital-white of a Premier Inn, this isn't the hotel for you. If, however, you want lovely hotel staff, incredibly clean rooms, cute little notes in your room (we also had a tin of balloons, just incase, you know, we wanted some balloons...),... More

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Fribourg, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have stayed a couple of nights in this hotel which is ideally located in central zone of Bologna. You could walk to almost all touristic atractions. We were with our boys, and even a 5 y.o. boy managed with ease our strolls. Staff is very nice and helpfull, rooms very clean and the breakfast good. Many good trattorias and... More

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Address: Vicolo Cattani 7, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > San Vitale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Paradise Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
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#9 Family Hotel in Bologna #12 Business Hotel in Bologna #14 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
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Hotel Paradise is more than a hotel: it’s our house, open with love to our guests. In our rooms you will always find our warmth and passion. A ball of wool yarn will welcome you and bring you back to us every time you may return to Bologna. Our stories too… will cradle you to a good nights’ sleep, and upon the following morning you will rise to find our good humor any assistance ready to please. ... more   less 
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