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Grand Hotel Elite

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel staff was friendly and the breakfast bar was pretty good. Nothing stood out as exceptional to us, the rooms needed updating but were definitely comfortable. We did not realize that we needed to request a non-smoking room... and were given a smoking room that wreaked of cigarette smoke. We spoke with the front desk and they were able... More 

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Poland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The hotel is very well located near the route from the airport to the city center. Rooms are spacious and well equipped. The price is competitive (but remember low season!). The historical city center is practically walking distance. Staff is professional. No negatives.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My friends and I stayed for 2 nights at the beginning of February. As we had got a groupon deal, it was worth the money we paid. Would've been disappointed if we had to pay the full prices though. The staff were really friendly & always ready to help with a smile. Every time we went out, we asked for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

check in starts at 2pm which is late for me as most hotels start at 12. You can't bring food brought from outside into the hotel because they have their own restaurant. If you bring food from outside, you have to pay 5 euro extra at checkout for cleaning costs-ridiculous!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Firstly ignore any bad reviews about this place. I stayed here for 2 nights 23-25th Jan and had room 804 which had a brilliant view of Bologna. The hotel was really nice both exterior and interior. It looked really glamorous and I got a really good deal, so that was a bonus, plus it has a free gym, and wifi... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

About 15-20 mins walk from the town centre this is a comfortable hotel - very reasonably priced. Extremely pleasant and helpful staff on reception. Room well- appointed and spacious if a little dark. Excellent buffet breakfast . Did not eat dinner as there were excellent restaurants within walking distance. On the aerobus route from the airport though if there are... More 

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Malta
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I love Bologna and go there often, and this has been my go-to hotel for the past 4 years. Rooms look good, are clean and spacious (I've stayed in doubles and a quad) and the staff is very helpful and efficient. Breakfast is good, although the variety of items has lessened significantly since the first time we were there- still... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I dont really find the 4 stars of this hotel. Things i loved: 1. Big rooms 2. Big bed 3. Rooms have a dining area 4. Clean rooms 5. A nice balcony 6. Nice breakfast Things I didn't really liked: 1. Poor, extremlly poor Wi-fi signal 2. Hard pillows (made of concrete??) 3. Not the most friendly staff 4. Tv-... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Very modern hotel but basic. We had massive wifi problems for the 4 days there. Lovely bedroom and a massive washroom, Lovely town and great places to see all within walking distance. Would stay again if they sort the WIFI out

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europe
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95 reviews 95 reviews
56 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stayed one night in city for business. Paid close to 300 euro And had the worst stay at a hotel anywhere in world. This hotel is out of the 1960's And feels like a men's club complete with dark paneling , darkened windows, And fluorescent (horrible) lights in rooms, bathroom, lobby... Seemed clean but Didnt feel clean. Everything was dark,... More 

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