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Hotel Palace

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Montegrappa, 9/2, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #93 of 105 Hotels in Bologna
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sorrento, VIC, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In its day, Hotel Palace would have been well regarded. It's pretty tired now. They seem to be struggling with bringing facilities up-to-date but we were happy with our room with its roughly tiled ensuite bathroom. Very well located with a short walk to everything that you'd want to see in Bologna. Undercover parking was inexpensive and worthwhile.

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Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The price was really high regarding the rooms and what the hotel offers.Of course there was an exhibition in town but still the price did not reflect the overall experience. More specifically the room was pretty cold with inadequate heating. The breakfast was poor. On the other hand, the location is very good. The staff was very friendly and helpful... More

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Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you want a budget stay right in the city center, this is the hotel for you. It was clean, the staff was friendly, and it had an old-world feel to it that made it seem more "Italian," somehow. There were freshly baked croissants of various kinds every morning, and that was a definite plus. My room had a balcony... More

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Hadley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you are looking for luxury, this is not it. If you are looking for decent accommodation that is inexpensive in the heart of Bologna then this is the place. I am not at all certain what other reviewers issues are. Rooms were fine. I stayed there 3 times in May and June 2014, three different single rooms. All had... More

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Turku, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This hotel need a serious update. I am definitely not picky when it comes to hotels and do not demand luxury. I have the "you get what you pay for" attitude. I like history and antiques so i prefer hotels with some patina and old style instead of the modern ones. But this was not antiques and history, this was... More

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liverpool
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

OK: the balance between cost and comfort is an equation called value. This hotel is not good value but it is cheap. The rooms do not look like the photos. Mine was cramped, dark, stuffy and overlooked an internal roof. I can live with that. But the air conditiong was so bad I needed to go out and buy a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This hotel was clearly a grande dame in its hey day and the quality from a bygone age is evident; beautiful details such as the painted ceilings, ornate plaster coving, rotating entrance door, wooden panelling and chandeliers would not be found in a cheap hotel let alone one so spacious and close to the historic centre. It's crying out to... More

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Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

The foyer seats were filthy and have cigarette burns in them as your welcome. The room was dirty with dust, marks, stains and with carpet that hadn't been vacuumed for years. The walls were covered in hessian which makes you itch like the bedspread does. The room was in an attic with a tiny window half boarded up so it's... More

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Mersin, Turkey
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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Hotel was far away from train station. If you do not take a bus or sth like that the walking would be very difficult. But it is very near to historical center. Hotel have very very old furniture. The room was gloomy. Breakfast was very poor.

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Bologna, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

the rooms are large with attractive antique furniture, though some might just see old stuff - it really depends on the way you see things. Everything, except the carpet, was clean and well cared for. A bit of money spent on replacing the carpets would make a lot of difference. The bathroom was a good size and the shower was... More

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Address: Via Montegrappa, 9/2, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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