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Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta

4.0 of 5 Via Orfeo 34/4, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a few nights on a work trip. Staff were really helpful and friendly. Breakfast was average, mainly pastries (which were tasty) but no hot food option although various coffee varieties were offered. A bit of a shame considering the price charged (one of the most expensive hotels I've stayed in.) Room was comfortable, chic and clean and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. Lovely neighbourhood away from the noise and tourists. Very good staff always helpful and good breakfast. Beautifully decorated old convent with lovely decor. We stayed in the Deluxe room.Walking distance to all the sights and a great gelato place just round the corner.

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Barcelona, Spain
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The place is easily accessible and a short walk to the center of the city. The hotel however has prison-like corridors, very strange room decor, lack of carpeting, bathroom in badly need of refurbishing and overall lack of simple room comforts. The hotel reception are is nice, well-decorated, but don't expect the same to spread throughout the hotel.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was an easily accessible and charming hotel on the very edge of the historic center of Bologna. Parking was easy and inexpensive. The service was very good. It's a very small place, with maybe only about 10 rooms, and it is an old convent. My room was extremely reasonably priced, and was a double height space, with a small... More 

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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Large room very oddly and uncomfortably decorated .Bathroom has a glass door offering no privacy ,The shallow sink splashes all over ,The shower is a waterfall type that does not really work so you have to use the handheld to rinse off.It also had mold in the corners(yuck)The in room sofa was in poor condition.The bed was very hard and... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was such a lovely hotel! We didn't know what to expect, but Bologna as a whole really impressed us. The service and the room was amazing and it's within walking distance of the city centre and public transport. I would definitely stay in this hotel if ever I get the opportunity to return to Bologna. Loved it!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Tucked away on the south side of the City this small quirky hotel in a converted convent is well worth a visit.It only has about a dozen rooms each one with individual decor.Our room was perfect if a little bit noisey from the street below.The reception areas beautifully echoed the convent feel.The staff are charming and helpful.Only 10/15 minutes walk... More 

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Converted convent - staff very helpful and friendly. Parking a bit of a problem but it is anywhere in bologna. Rooms very individual and unusually furnished. About 15 mins walk from old centre. Not in the best street in bologna but worth a try

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17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

If you prefer the typical chain hotel layout and service then this is probably not for you. While some of the limitations mentioned in the other reviews here are fair, this is a really good choice if you want a good clean hotel but with some distinctive character. This was my second short stay at the Convento. The staff I... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hotel was very nice, the staff was very accomodating. The manager went out of his way to find the World Cup for my sons to watch. Rooms were clean, bathroom was modern. My only issue is the location. It is a 20 minute walk to the restaurants and city center sites, and a 40 minute to the train station.

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Address: Via Orfeo 34/4, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > Santo Stefano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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