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Albergo Pallone

1.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Via Del Pallone 4, 40126 Bologna, Italy (San Vitale)
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Ranked #117 of 208 Bologna B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there 2 nights, Its a bed, the staff are not quite suited for the "hostel" life. This place is dead, meaning there is no atmosphere at all, Its like a cheap hotel with some rooms being used as dorms. On a plus side my bed was comfortable but really hot but they had a fan in the room. I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I treated myself to a single room with attached bath. I expected basic, but I did expect a little more for 46 euros. The room was tiny, and the bed had a big crater in the middle. The breakfast was virtually inedible with bread rolls as hard as concrete. The place also seemed to be being used as some sort... More

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Atacama110, Direttore at Albergo Pallone, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are sorry about your negative review. We apologize for any inconvenience. I'm sorry to read your combination between security and homeless people. First of all we are not a shelter for homeless people but sometimes we host families in need. This does not mean poor security but, in our opinion, solidarity. best regards Matteo Martino More

Isola del Gran Sasso d'Italia, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

It was difficult for me to find the budget accommodation in Bologna, and I just chose for a bed to stay, So, I wasn't expecting that much but actually, it was really good for me! The place is very close to everything, it was really good. The bed was nice. The room was kind of self service, but good enough.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Booked online for one day stay. Low season so was almost empty. The hotel is quite near to the Central Station. The share bathroom was clean and well maintained. The staff at the desk was very helpful. The breakfast was basic but pretty good. Will highly recommend for short stays.

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Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

It was quite clean, worth the money. I stayed only a night, it was good for that purpose. However would not choose for longer time. Nothing special.Kind staff. The huge corridors were indeed scary at night (the hotel was not that busy, when I stayed)...

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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Great location, rooms are clean and basic but quite big. However the shared bathrooms- some are dark (lacks lighting where the shower is) and the ones that are bright are dirty- smelly, clogged. The big spacious corridors to go to bathroom at night is pretty scary- it's dark (until lights turned on as u exit ur room) and its really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I stayed in this 1-star hotel at the beginning of Aug. 2013 in a single room for one night. Ideally located (10 min walk from Central Station), quiet, beautiful surroundings. Staff exceptionally friendly and helpful - even though one of them spoke no English, we could get very well along about pretty much everything. Clean, quiet room with a nice... More

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Zory, Poland
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The best thing about this hotel is it's price :) Perfect for people who want to get a cheap sleep in Bologna. Not a bad locaton. You can take a taxi or walk from the main Bologna Centrale station (it takes around 7-10 minutes). There is a park with some entertaiment (shows, small concerts ect) and street clothes market located... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Thanks guys I had a really nice stay, the hotel was clean with nice tiles on the floor throughout. The room was starten but again clean and functionional with a comfy bed. The wifi was great with no hassle logging on. V. helpful and friendly staff. For the price 10/10!

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
50 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

Hotel itself is located on a side street in a fairly quiet area which is good for sleep quality. The hotel is about 5-10 min walk from the main train station. Hotel feels like a dorm because it is enormous, and has fluorescent lighting and big corridors. We stayed three nights in a private room with a shared bathroom. The... More

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Address: Via Del Pallone 4, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > San Vitale
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Hotel Class:1 star — Albergo Pallone 1*
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Hotel Pallone is especially designed to ensure comfort and convenience for our corporate guests, leisure travelers and students of the Bologna University with a low priced tariff.Managed by Società Cooperativa Sociale La Piccola Carovana, Hotel Pallone is situated in a privileged location in the heart of the historical center of Bologna: can easily be reached by foot both from the Railway Station and piazza Maggiore, 5 minutes walk from the Bologna University, 2 km from the International Exhibition Centre, 6 km from the Guglielmo Marconi Airport, and a few meters from the main city-bus lines.Our rooms are large and comfortable, so that our guests feel at home. All of them are no-smoking rooms, without private bathrooms, others are equipped for disabled guests and some others are family rooms with four beds. ... more   less 
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