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Hotel Donatello

Via dell' Indipendenza 65, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Syracuse, Italy
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I stopped in Bologna during a long car trip. My boyfriend and I wanted to strech our legs after staying in the car for long so we booked a room in this hotel and we were quite satisfied with the central position. Room was spacious and silent, good bathroom with awesome shower, wifi ok. However I left the car in... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Room comfortable and clean, en suite small but shower good and plenty of hot water. The staff most helpful and friendly. Breakfast was ok for myself and friend, clean towels every day . I felt this was a decent hotel for a short stay .

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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights and overall it was very good. The staff were excellent throughout. The bedroom and bathroom were modern and well appointed. The strongest point is its location, five minutes walk from Bologna Centrale station and fifteen minutes from the Two Towers. But they really should get the air conditioning fixed before next summer.

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Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The air conditioning didn't work, though it wasn't too hot in September. The bedside lamp didn't work. The room was a bit gloomy, it could do with refurbishing. The toilet is very small but the shower did work. It is a good location for the city but quite noisy at night so take ear plugs.

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

The staff are very helpful. The location is excellent. It clean and comfortable. The breakfast is awful and the decor is very 70s. We complained that the room the first night was too hot and were moved without any fuss. The second room was better (smaller and so easier for the asthmatic air conditioning to manage) but there's no escaping... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We only stayed one night as we were passing through Bologna. The hotel was easy to reach by car and we parked safely on the street nearby. The location was excellent and all the landmarks we wanted to see were within comfortable walking distance. The receptionist was helpful and friendly on arrival and as we left. The rooms were a... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel numerous times but one time too many: 1. The hotel is an old historic building at a crossroads. Every passing bus or car makes the building lull. In my experience, it applies to all street-facing rooms. 2. Sound proofing is very poor, even with window shutters on. 3. I can hear contents of water... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

The location of the hotel was great.It was close to railway station and city center.The price for one night incredibly cheap. I had to make my booking really fast, but wasn't disappointed at all when i got there.The receptionist was friendly and smiley. The bathroom was so small that there wasn't enough space between the toilet and the shower cabin.

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Thank SahinDikmen
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Perfect hotel location. The room was clean and comfortable. Wifi worked perfectly. Airconditioning a little too noisy. All the receptionists were courteous and helpful. Yet, due to the lack of information provided by Expedia, or at least this was the excuse, we were informed that our booking did not include breakfast... 85€ per night for a three-star hotel with no... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

While the Hotel Donatello is in a good location, the hotel leaves very much to be desired. Upon walking into the hotel one is greeted with a moldy odor. We were given our keys and we went up a rickety elevator to the fifth floor. The room we were given had NO WINDOWS. Under the sweltering Bologna heat, the hotel... More 

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