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Garisenda

Galleria del Leone, 1, 40125 Bologna, Italy (Santo Stefano)
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Ranked #28 of 104 hotels in Bologna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014
Dagnini21 Westchester, NY
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Westchester, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We visit Bologna every six months and always stay at the Garisenda because it has a wonderful location, the best breakfast cappuccino, and sparkling clean rooms. The owners are knowledgeable and friendly. It is a safe location in the evening and a few steps from Tamburini (see www.Tamburini.com) and the busy street market and food shops in Via Clavature, Via... More

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Berkeley, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This hotel is in an old galleria, looks like shops were on the downstairs beneath an atrium and skylight. Some of the rooms are now offices.It is a good price for the location which is easy from the railroad using public transit, and close to everything once you arrive and want to walk around. It is right beneath the two... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Lovely place! Accommodations were spot on with a lovely ensuite! The view to the right was of the two towers! Friendly (but not English speaking) people to assist with check -in and breakfast. I believe they also live onsite. We were able to communicate without too much trouble. Located in the center of Old Town - not near the train... More

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Westchester, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We returned to Bologna for a lovely six night stay at the Garisenda. Our room was large and sparkling clean and the cost was a bargain. A morning cappuccino and a sweet roll in the breakfast room are the perfect way to start the day. We always feel very comfortable, welcome, and well-cared-for at the Garisenda. The location is so... More

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Hobart, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed at the Garisenda for three nights, the location is perfect for a stay in Bologna. The room was a good size and the bathroom adequate. Breakfast was basic, the coffee fantastic. My only problem was the room with its wonderful view of the two towers was noisy at night. Closing the window certainly cut out all the street... More

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Albergo Garisenda is so central to Bologna that the two towers in the centre are right outside your window (and the leaning one is leaning away form the hotel so no need to worry there). This is a small family run hotel on the third floor with a lift. The owners are only too happy to give you tips on... More

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Luneburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I was really surprise as i entered the Garisenda. It is a beautiful, calm Boutique hotel in the city center of Bologna. For a really good price you get a nice and clean room, a breakfast and very good service from the owner. I made a round trip through italy and this spot was one of the best stays of... More

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Chicago
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This place really exceeded our expectations--incredibly clean, big room, comfy bed, ceiling fan, beautiful view of the center of Bologna from our windows, and a great price. It was quieter than we expected, given its location, and we slept incredibly well. Breakfast was good and fast--great cappuccino, yogurt, etc. You couldn't ask for a better location, in the middle of... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Third visit to Bologna. Chose this hotel according to Tripadvisor reviews, and LOCATION. Even so, am finding the location so amazing that I am thrilled to bits. Have an internal room without street view, so very quiet, and still very Italian view out the window. Basically, we can't believe our luck. Small and quiet, large comfortable room, safe, safe, safe.... More

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Westchester, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We just spent 5 nights at Albergo Garisenda. We have been staying there twice a year since 2003. It's small and the same family has run it for the past 50 years. The rooms are brilliantly clean and all have very high ceilings and ceiling fans. If you are in a room on the street side, you will open your... More

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Address: Galleria del Leone, 1, 40125 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > Santo Stefano
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