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Royal Hotel Carlton

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #26 of 105 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
eastcoast57 Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Business trip for one night - as it was Sunday there were very few booked in that night. Staff courteous, fifth floor room was very well appointed, breakfast was excellent and wide choice available - would definitely return

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed two stays here during September. It's a very elegant hotel, beautiful and very grand reception area, huge chandeliers, and a warm welcome at reception from staff who all speak perfect English. Room was spotlessly clean, a good size, but no kettle, or tea/ coffee making facilities were provided which was a first for me in many years of worldwide... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here upon arriving in Bologna for 3 nights. Room well appointed and good, bathroom excellent, desk staff very helpful and pleasant. A short walk from the train station and 10 minute walk to Piazza Maggiore. Great breakfast, selection of meats, cheeses, fruits, breads, yogurts, cereals, sweet rolls and bacon and eggs (scrambled and hard boiled). In a quiet area.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent 3 nights here. the Hotel is 5 minutes walk from Bologna central station. It is located on a quite street 10 minutes walk from the main square. The reception area is magnificient with a huge central chandelier , surrounded by others. The staff are very friendly. The superior double rooms were spacious with balconies. The bathroom was... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 244
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