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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 7 nights in June 2015. Booked via Travel Republic and thought room was clean and good value including a decent breakfast.(Note, a city tax is payable at the end of your stay). Mine was a standard room but I understand larger rooms with a seating area are available at a higher rate. About 25 mins walk to the... More 

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Bielsko-Biala, Poland
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39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in Grand Hotel Elite for 3 nights and in my opinion it is not entirely a four star hotel. The location is very good, rooms are spacious and the staff is excellent, but the hotel itself seems to be build in the 70s and remained the same since then. In my room the sliding door to the bathroom... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

overall Good hotel, breakfast good , clean room with good friendly service, its a bit out of town about 30 mins walk to town centre, there are bus stops outside hotel if you wish to use them, the only fault we had was the dark wood everywhere just makes the place look a bit dark and out of date but... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel - would have been top notch in the 1970's (when it was built). Don't think it has been upgraded at all, but standing the test of time. Neat, clean, all amenities, great staff, gym, terrific service and good wifi. Own restaurant and complimentary drink on arrival, all for a great price! Breakfast was a bonanza! A little off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Love this hotel, certainly lives up to its name "Grand" , stayed in Bologna 5 times, and stayed at this hotel 5 times! As I work for Lamborghini I like to stay in Bologna and travel to the factory once I'm Italy. Great food, great breakfast and nice clean rooms. Staff are very friendly and always willing to help, they... More 

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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This hotel was really excellent, rooms were lovely, clean and very stylish, rooms had an indicator to let chambermaids know if you were in, so no worrying about being disturbed, staff were exceptionally helpful and helped us to navigate trains to other cities during our stay. Overall this hotel gives a very peaceful relaxing stay. Buses to Bologna centre were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This hotel is a tad out of the way from the city center but it has good transport links to towers and the piazza maggiore. For €5 you can buy and all day bus ticket and the buses are very frequent (13 & 19c). The room was very spacious (double) and clean with a comfy bed. Plenty of drawer and... More 

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Long Island, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I was very unhappy at my stay at the grand hotel elite- was not worth the money we paid per night- the rooms were large, but very old and needed much updating- they lacked a sense of clealiness. Very disappointed with the quality of breakfast- Had to go to the cafe for a cappuccino, because the one I ordered there... More 

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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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