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Grand Hotel Elite

4.0 of 5 Via Aurelio Saffi 36, 40131 Bologna, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rzym, Włochy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 CONS: rooms a bit smelly (mustiness) with a scary looking-ceiling; service not always useful: they did not bring towels, although they promised to do so. also, they were not friendly enoug - opening a hotel garage after 11 PM appeared as a problem for them.. PROS: location, specific athmosphere in the hotel bar, quiet rooms. GENERALLY, decent value for... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is 10 years overdue for a refurbishment, staff are unhelpful and too arrogant to respond to email requests during your booking process. The hotel is a 20min walk from the main square in Bologna, which is not an issue as the walk is quite easy. The rooms smell of damp timber, and we could not access the wifi... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was advertised as having a bathtub and it didn't. Was also advertised as having wifi and it didn't! I spoke to somebody at the desk regarding lack of wifi and was told the rooms do have it. While there was a network I couldn't get any signal on it. Tried three devices and none worked. No resolution offered. This... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's keep this short. Got a 4 person room. Came with two single beds and one queen/king sized bed. Had fridge/bar area. Decent sized room and bathroom. Location was ok/good. ~15 minute walk from the downtown area, depending on your pace. Breakfast was good and had a pretty wide selection. Saved my group time and money that we would have... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Before even stepping inside this hotel you do get a sense of going back in the 80's this is because the whole décor is dated and in need of some tlc. If you are on a business trip make sure your shirts are ironed or go to a laundry ( there are a couple not too far away) as there... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We booked family holiday at this hotel in october 2013 with my family. This was the worst experience we ever had! We initially contacted the reception to confirm our booking and was surprised to receive the following RUDE reply: ""You already have a booking confirmation number! In addition, Booking.com has already sent you an email confirmation of your booking! Of... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Hotel is walking distance from city center and outside the ZTL. The hotel is your typical hotel of good standard with good A/C, bathroom and lobby. The 2 adult & 2 children bedroom we were given was well designed with 2 separate sleeping areas. Bedroom was nicely decorated with dark wooden panels. Parking is available with very friendly staff. Breakfast... More

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Calcinaia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I went in this hotel with my friends because we had a competition in Bologna. We were lucky because we found an online offer and we took advantage of it. The hotel was majestic, the room where we slept was very nice, big and clean and the staff very friendly. As regard the prices I think they are not very... More

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Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stayed in Bologna for two nights and we chose Grand Hotel Elite because it had a good reputation in the net and the price was right. Just like people have written, this is a hotel that has seen it's glory days. Couple decades ago Elite was probably the poshiest thing in Bologna. If you still want a piece of... More

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Rijeka, Croatia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
48 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The hotel is old and used but very well managed and clean. Bravo for the people who clean rooms and other facilities. Hotel is seriouslly 20 minutes wlak from the centre and is well located for trips with car from Bologna. It offers a garagewhic will need to be paid but hey what is for free these days. People at... More

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Address: Via Aurelio Saffi 36, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Elite 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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