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Il Canale Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Bertiera 2, 40121 Bologna, Italy (San Vitale)
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Ranked #66 of 105 Hotels in Bologna
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest the other reviews sum this up pretty well. Positives: Location is good (but Bologna is small so any hotel in the city centre is going to have a good location) Breakfast (which is essentially in the basement) but it is lovely, simple but good quality of fresh food each day. Clean hotel, room, bathroom sheets etc.. Unlimited... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This hotel is located by many of the great tourist sites of Bologna. However, it is also located immediately next to a Sex Boutique and in a sketchy alley covered in graffiti. The staff was, for the most part unhelpful. We ask for help making reservations and a few extra blanket and pillows for our room and were met with... More 

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Mhow, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This hotel is terrific in its location, just off the Via Independezia and halfway between the railway station of Bologna Centrale and Piazza Maggiore. Its a small place, and check in was a breeze. The reception lady was extremely friendly and though she couldn't spk much English she went out of her way to answer our queries about her city.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is an unpretentious but comfortable little hotel which is perfectly situated in a side road off Via Independienza, about mid way between Bologna Centrale railway station and Piazza Maggiore. Our room was a good size, with a spacious and spotlessly clean bathroom. Unusually high quality bed linen and towels and a very comfortable bed was a bonus that you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed there for one nite with my family. Very central location so parking was a big issue. It is €24/day to park In the private carpark about 500m down the road. The rooms are interesting pink . Our in room safe did not work. The beds are very old as the mattress springs are palpable upon laying on it. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Location couldn't be better, the hotel doesn't look much from the outside but the rooms are lovely and big. The breakfast wasn't great. If your in Bologna there is a map that includes a tour of the city it's definitely worth doing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We had a 2-room suite for 4 people. The room and bathroom was clean, spacious and nicely decorated with a view on the canal. The staff was helpful and friendly. The complementary breakfast was ok, but in the basement. Great place for a trip to Bologna as everything is within walking distance. Parking in a public garage near by.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our trip to Bologna was amazing and the hotel stay was perfect. The location of this hotel is spot on. Being in the historic part of the city was great with easy access to the airport shuttle bus, surrounded by good places to eat, drink and shop. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. Travelling as a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were quite skeptical at first when we first saw the hotel. It was situated in a small alley next to a sex shop. We chose it because it is situated next to Via Independenza and a short walk away from all the tourist attractions. The rooms are large and the hotel staff are wonderful. There are 2 things that... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Brilliant location. Great value for money. Really authentic Italian hotel. The male receptionist was a bit cold and grim but my daughter thought that was maybe just the Italian male attitude. We loved it. Right in the centre of town. Defo recommend it.

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Address: Via Bertiera 2, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > San Vitale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Il Canale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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