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Albergo Pallone

Via Del Pallone 4, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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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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Rome, Italy
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was clean and the staff was very helpful. The rooms and breakfast were plain. Specifically I couldn't do my normal eat a huge breakfast and skip lunch, because we were limited to one croissant or chocolate pastry each. There was also coffee, tea, and some cereal, which was mostly gone by the time I got there. It was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Very close to Bologna Centrale. Bus stop is on the opposite side of the road to the exhibition Fiera center. The Breakfast is simple, but just what you need before a day of walking and talking at the Fiera. And the coffee is brewed, not off a machine, like some breakfast buffets of some 4-star hotels. The toilet/bathrooms are spacious... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

ít's not a backpacking hostel or even a hotel, it looks like residence compound , the rooms and the toilets are super clean , there is no kitchen to cook your own food , but there are two microwave ovens to be used. the wifi connection was weak, the staff are very kind and helpful. it's lookcated in the historical... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This hostel have a perfect location! Only 10 minutes walking to the center and to the train station! Very easy to find! The breakfast here is very good with more than one option! The rooms and bathrooms are clean. What I didnt enjoy a lot were the beds, the noise from the room above mine (sounds that kids live here... More 

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Quimper, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Good: reliable and fast WiFi. The location is 10 mins to the center of Bologna and train station. The breakfast was very generous, they even had a barista making free coffee for the guests! Bad: It's not very luxurious, it feels like a hospital more than a hotel. Conclusion: No frills, but it is an excellent value for an affordable... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Budget accommodations in the center of Bologna are rare, so finding this hostel was a huge relief. The atmosphere is not backpacker style, but more university dorm housing setting. Since it was low season, there weren't many people staying here, so everything seemed huge and empty. That said, I had a decent two night stay here. The dorms were clean... More 

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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

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 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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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