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Royal Hotel Carlton

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #25 of 105 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Used chocolate paper in the safe! Unnesessary complicated access to Wi-Fi, had to contact Reception to get the procedure, and you had to pay, although a conference hotel. LScanty choices for breakfast, no fried eggs. Otherwise excellent! Short distance to the portals.

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Savannah, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great place to stay. Right in the heart of town. Everything in this Hotel is first class. The wood work is fabulous in mahogany. The hall are beautiful. beds were great. We had an upgraded suite. Lobby big and beautiful. Good bar and restaurants. Parking in doors and with service the attendant waxed out a scratch I put... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel us basic, in my room there was no iron, coffee or tea, wifi,.. You will be offered a one hour of free wifi during your stay, but facebook was connected, charge of 5 euros/day for free access. Hotel is 10 ti 15 mins to city center and 5 mins to bologna centrale train station.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good room even has a bit of a view. About 15 minutes stroll down to historic city centre - Piazza Maggiore. Balcony has no chairs. Air conditioning is not very cold and rather noisy but room with 2 large single beds arm chairs, table minibar and safe (no extra charge) is very comfortable and everything works well. Bathroom clean and... More

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Rye, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best aspect of this hotel is its location. You are close to the train station and the main shopping and historical area. The hotel staff at the desk are not pleasant and wifi must be paid for. A business hotel should have free wifi and coffee available in rooms which this hotel does not have. The buffet breakfast is... More

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Sliema, Malta
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Perfect located hotel. Close to the station and within walking distance of centre. Very clean and hotel staff very helpfull. Really impressed. Very spacious and well furnished rooms with large bathroom. Could easily be classified as a 5 star. Hotel was closing for a month and very few guests in house but still they served a very decent breakfast. Highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A great hotel with large rooms and excellently located. Stayed there for one night and was pleasantly surprised with the comfort, size of rooms as well cleanliness of the staff. It seems that the hotel will close down for the month but no one was slacking and did not realise. Hotel was pretty empty but still a nice breakfast was... More

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Ogdensburg, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Royal Hotel Carlton in June this year. It was the second time I have stayed at this hotel in the last three years. The lobby, hallways and rooms are nicely appointed and very clean. Staff is always attentive to detail and always willing to assist in any manner possible. This year I staying... More

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edinburgh
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were on a 3 night visit essentially to Ravenna but stayed the first night in Starhotel Excelsior opposite train station and 3rd here on our return. We much preferred Star Hotel. Room was recently refurbished, fresh, roomy (we were upgraded) and comfortable. The reception staff were very friendly and the breakfast was good. The Royal Hotel in comparison was... More

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Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our second visit to the Royal Carlton was all we hoped for. Our first visit two years ago was great but complicated by HEAVY snows which closed down the city. This time the weather was picture perrfect. A few light showers were no problem thanks to umbrellas provided by the hotel staff. The Junior Suites on the upper floors have... More

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Address: Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Hotel Carlton 4*
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