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Royal Hotel Carlton

#23 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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104 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 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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41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 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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