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Grand Hotel Elite

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Aurelio Saffi 36, 40131 Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #38 of 105 hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Turkey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The price was so-so but at least the room (a suite) was big, reasonably clean and comfortable. Also they had a fair shuttle in the mornings although I took it only once and it took forever to get there. It is also reasonable easy to reach from the city centre but it is not a pleasant walk, better take the... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel room was really big with a little kitchenette, comfy bed and also had a sofa bed in. Was a great price for the room size and in a great location. The staff were all pleasant and accommodating. The downside was that the internet didn't seem to work.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Working in Bologna I booked the Grand Hotel Elite for the night. Reception looked nice & it was clean with the staff was helpful. The room was large, clean & well equipped for the business traveler with a larger firm bed. Had a lot of woold all around this room. The hotel did not seem to be in the best... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Found a room that slept 3 adults at a very great price. Nice architecture even though it's dated Parking underneath. Not too far of a walk to some piazzas. Wish the restaurant had better pasta bolognes for being in Bologna.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I stayed 4 night into the hotel. I choose it because of the good location and because I needed a wi-fi… First the service was very poor, they don't help me with my luggage at my arrive nether on my leave. My room was at 5th floor and there was no wi-fi at all like it is announced in the... More

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Inverness, Scotland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We had one night in this hotel prior to our flight - it was easy to find with the hire car and although there was parking across the street we chose to pay for parking in the hotels car park underneath the hotel. The valet parks your car - its a pretty tight garage - we requested that the car... More

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Cranfield, England, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Happy with this place. We arrived 11am and check in was at 2pm, the staff kindly let us drop our bags off and gave us a map and pointed out the main features of town. The room was massive; including a bar area with fridge and a sink and hob. The bathroom was nice and spacious too, including a bath... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Not to be confused with the Suite Hotel Elite (same street 30 yards away): we have been in both. 1960s décor and large rooms. More expensive than the Suite Hotel Elite but still a good price. PROs: larger rooms than the Suite hotel elite and has fitness room. CONs: more expensive than suite hotel elite, breakfast not so good, safe... More

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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is a large hotel complete with parking which is important as driving is restricted in Bologna. We had pleasant and helpful staff and were given a very large room with good facilities. Rooms on the top floor at the back are very quiet. There is a good buffet breakfast and and one evening I had a passable ragu a... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

My single room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Although it is on a main road I didn't notice any traffic noise and slept well. Probably down to the window shutters (such a sensible idea) which also gave really good blackout. It is an easy walk (15-20 minutes) to the city centre, though as a lone female I took a taxi... More

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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Bologna
Address: Via Aurelio Saffi 36, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Bologna
#20 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#24 Family Hotel in Bologna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Elite 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This 4 star hotel in Bologna manages to satisfy all its guests' needs with a vast range of proposals varying in quality and service, all of 106 rooms and suites.It's simple: we manage to offer much more to guests who are looking for a room, we offer a Suite. Elegance and refinement dominate the characteristics of each room, from the splendid classical structures to the interiors in precious wood, marble and brass. ... more   less 
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