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Royal Hotel Carlton

#23 of 104 Hotels in Bologna
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Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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76 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 3 nights here as tourists. It's close to the train station and within easy walking distance of the central city (20 mins to Piazza Maggiore), in a quiet neighborhood. Although grand, it is not old or stodgy, but classy and professional. I heard more English spoken here than anywhere, as it seemed a favorite of... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst the location of the hotel is ok I was much more impressed by the cleanliness, overall high standards of the hotel and the copious breakfast. The service from the front desk is high with very helpful/knowledgeable team to help guide you or recommend local restaurants. The hotel is undergoing part modernising in a wing of the building so the... More 

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are happy to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us at our Hotel. Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. Please come and visit us again soon. Many thanks, The Management Royal Hotel Carlton More 

London
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a nice, quiet neighborhood that is close to both the train station and to the centre of town. The staff are very polite and the rooms are comfortable and clean. There is free WiFi. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Overall a great place to stay.

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your compliments, we assure you that they will be a reason for us to improve standards in order to provide your future stays most pleasant. In remind you that all of us here at the Royal Hotel Carlton remain always at your disposal and, hoping to have you soon as our guest again,... More 

Melbourne
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113 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Royal Hotel Carlton is very close to Bologna Centrale train station yet the area is not dodgy or seedy as is so often the case near train stations. The hotel itself has classic styling with spacious, well-appointed rooms and lovely bathrooms. Our room was large with a balcony (no furniture outside, though) which looked inwards and was quite peaceful.... More 

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your compliments, we assure you that your observations may become opportunities for improvement of our current standards. We are sorry for the negative answer of our staff for the iron but it is due to the security policies that forbid us to give the iron in the rooms. In remind you that all... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is reasonably priced and in a good location about 15 minutes slow stroll to the main square. The room was comfortable but I would have liked the air conditioning to be a bit more powerful as it struggled to cool the room enough on the 34 degree days we enjoyed. Either that or a swimming pool to cool... More 

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We really thank you for your kind review about your stay in Royal Carlton. We are glad you appreciate our hotel and we hope to have you again as our guest. Best regards, The Management Royal Hotel Carlton More 

Stoke on Trent
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65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in mid May after looking at reviews on Trip Advisor first and we couldn't have made a better choice.The first good thing is its location,its literally 5 mins. walk from the station(even with wheely cases),not only that but is only 20 mins.walk to the city center( which is very easy to find),there are plenty... More 

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your compliments, we assure you that they will be a reason for us to improve our standards. The time diverted from your commitments to show your appreciation is the best reward for years of work and fills us with joy. In remind you that all of us here at the Royal Hotel Carlton,... More 

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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Rooms were spacious, well equipped and bath rooms beautiful. Location close to train station and within walking distance of all landmarks and great to explore different quarters of the city. Staff were extremely helpful, welcoming and warm. I give it 5 stars because the package was pure quality for a room rate of 120 Euro including breakfast buffet and fast... More 

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your compliments, we assure you that they will be a reason for us to improve standards in order to provide your future stays most relaxing and pleasant. In remind you that all of us here at the Royal Hotel Carlton remain always at your disposal and, hoping to have you soon as our... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

After I checked in, I walked the nearest fire escape route to familiarise myself with it. Discovered bundles of papers and a broken light at the top of the stairs I would need to use in the event of a fire. Trip and fire hazard. When I called reception they were unapologetic and didn't seem to understand. I told them... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I have business in Italy about 3 times a year and always stay at this hotel when in Bologna. The rooms are spacious (for Europe), clean, and the hotel is close to the old city. The satff is very friendly - I had to get material from my bag recently for conf calls and the bell man gladly got my... More 

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We really thank you for your kind review about your stay in Royal Carlton. We are glad you appreciate our hotel and we hope to have you again as our guest. Best regards, The Management Royal Hotel Carlton More 

Rivalta Di Torino, Italy
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44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Location = EXCELLENT: downtown. 15 min. walking distance from Piazza Maggiore and several restaurants. Parking = Garage available but EXPENSIVE (23,00 euro per night) Price = Over 200 euro (during a trade show) Staff = VERY GOOD: helpful and smiling Hotel style = classic. Room = very good (6th floor - with king bed). Bathroom = good (bathtub - NO... More 

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MonrifSales, Sales Office at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your compliments, we assure you that they will be a reason for us to improve standards in order to provide your future stays most pleasant. The time diverted from your commitments to show your appreciation is the best reward for years of work and fills us with joy. In remind you that all... More 

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