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Hotel Donatello

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via dell' Indipendenza 65, 40121 Bologna, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #77 of 104 hotels in Bologna
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wiltshire
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only stayed one night, in a single room, everything was fine without being special. The room was small but clean and adequate. Although my room faced the main street, the double double glazing meant I had a good night's sleep. The breakfast was basic, but again adequate. The staff were helpful. It is not a luxurious hotel, but the... More

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I was torn whether to give this hotel a poor or fair. It was clean, decent size, bed ok, breakfast ok, nice people but the air conditioning was useless and I was miserable. We chose this hotel specifically because it advertised air conditioning.

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Huddersfield
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I was booked into the Donatella as I was a late addition to the business trip. The rest of the party stayed elsewhere. I found the Donatella basic but friendly - they didn't laugh too much at my Italian and they were helpful. The room was clean, and being at the rear of the hotel was quiet, but with no... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I recommend this hotel for business travelers, as it is in such a fantastic location and the staff is very helpful and friendly. But do not expect atmosphere or luxury in any way. The rooms are very basic, and my twin-sized bed was acceptable, but not hugely comfortable.

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Monza, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

We stayyed for 2 nights at hotel Donatello with our 2 small kids, one 5 and other 3 years old and it was like a nightmare; smallest room in the world. I stayed in lots of hotels of Italy with my kids and I always booked triple room but at Donatello there was no place to move, to put your... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

I booked my reservation at least 2 months in advance. Wow, Very expensive, but I guess that's what it is when you have a nice location and are in San Francisco when an event like ORACLE is in town. Before our trip, I was phoned at home about attending a sales pitch for other properties by Shell Vacactions. I said... More

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SpainSpain
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

The best thing about this hotel is its staff, friendly helper. The hotel is conveniently located near the station, 15 minute walk, and not far from the center and the surrounding area there are good restaurants, bars etc. The hotel itself however is a bad evaluation, the 3 stars are excessive. The rooms are very basic, narrow bathrooms, the soundproofing... More

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Osaka, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2010

Positive is that it's located not very far from Bologna Centrale station. Fairly easy to find, if you have a map. A short walk away are the Two towers and the Neptune Fountain. Lots of trattorias, cafes and bars around so you don't have to go very far in search of food!! The hotel itself is all right if you're... More

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collingwood
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

Hotel Donatello was easy to find from the train station and is centrally located to everywhere you want to go in Bologna. The rate was very reasonable and the included breakfast was decent. Unfortunately the a/c broke the first night and made for an unbearable sleepless night. Additionally, the person/people in the room above us sounded like they were moving... More

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Address: Via dell' Indipendenza 65, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > Porto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Donatello 3*
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