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Royal Hotel Carlton

#24 of 106 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here two nights, and I don't think it could have been much better. The beds and sheets were very comfortable. The breakfast is really good, fantastic croissants and good coffee and much more. The look of the hotel is very up-scale, and it is very clean. The service was also fantastic from the front desk to the porter, to... 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 

Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The hotel is quite old, the sheets and towels were so rough and not for a luxury hotels as described. It has a very good gym, which is rare in Italy. the front desk and bellboys are outstanding, that is where the ratings go, other than that, not any better than a Ramada.

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Gentile Signora Monica M. La ringraziamo per aver espresso un suo parere sulla struttura e sul servizio, molto utili per... More 

The Valley, Anguilla
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I stay at the Royal Carlton, 2-3 nights a week, 3 weeks a month on business. The hotel is well maintained and the rooms are a good size (if you’re a non-smoker ask for a non-smoking room at check in). All now have Sky TV which is bonus. Breakfast is buffet style with the usual continental offering of warm and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

All the good things said by others are true, more like 5star than 4. The only down side for me was the rooms were too hot. I changed rooms but it was still like an oven so I became accustomed to sleeping with the window open which is ok until the traffic starts at about 6am but I closed the... More 

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Karpathos, Greece
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is a very elegant hotel that feels like it is a 5 star not 4 star hotel..Very friendly personel that are always anxious to help you ...The breakfast has a very wide variety of food...It is located in a very nice area ...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Second time in this hotel. Good standard, possibly within the top 5 in town, close to main train station Bologna Centrale and downtown, Piazza Majore, 7 Chiesi, etc. a little overpriced at times and has the typical stinginess of charging for basic Internet connection. As for the rest good staff, clean hotel, good amenities .

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Excellent hotel. Best place I sleep other than my own bed. Breakfast variety is very good with the best scrambled eggs found anywhere. I stay there 5-6 times each year for a few night. Only thing missing is a clothes iron. The restaurant is excellent but I have been there only once because I have a lot of variety nearby.

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A few months ago, me and my wife decided to visit Bologna. We tried hard to find out a good hotel to stay. So, we booked a room at Royal Hotel Carlton. From the pictures and reviews on the website, the hotel look good. But when we arrived at the hotel, we were nicely surprised. Royal Hotel Carlton, Bologna it's... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I spent 1 night in this hotel. Service was good, the room clean and of good size as well as the bathroom. Breakfast buffet was delicious (specially the chocolate cake). I am just not a big fan of the décoration. If you like "kitsch", then it's for you!

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75 reviews 75 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Royal Carlton might look a bit old fashioned and overloaded inside despite its modern facade and surroundings but...I found here Excellent service and helpful staff, room was huge although of standard category, bathroom small but well equipped all really clean as well as public areas. Breakfast was excellent and location just perfect for leisure and business, walking distance to major... More 

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