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Starhotels Excelsior

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel located opposite the central rail station and close to the town centre. Room was spacious, beds excellent, breakfast was good and lobby is comfortable with great views of people coming and going. All in all, a great stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has an excellent location directly opposite the Bologna Centrale train station, so it's a great home base to start exploring Bologna from. It is a standard business hotel, professional and modern, with clean and comfortable rooms. The breakfast buffet spread is also decent, with a selection of pastries and spreads, juices, hams, cheeses, scrambled eggs and bacon. Coffee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I like the location few minutes to the train station, couple of minutes to the city center, nice hotel, nice service, freindly people and modern and clean hotel, I liked to spend some time in the lobby because of the nice settings

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We traveled from Rome to Bologna. This hotel is just a hop skip and jump from the station so that was fantastic. So we had this hotel as a base and then traveled to Florence, Pisa & Venice. The rooms were fine. The breakfast is just like any other hotel...the normal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were very good and helpful, however the hotel is tired and needs some updating especially the 5th floor. The hotel is located centrally and convenient parking right behind. The breakfast was average on the first day and sadly below on our second day.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Starhotels Excelsior – Bologna. We’re very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with our breakfast - we pride ourselves on offering high quality of food and delivering exceptional service and we’re very sorry that your experience at the bar and the restaurant was not as perfect as it should have been.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me the best hotel in italy. 1 minute from train Station and 20minitem by walk from city centre. Good standard staff and nice breakfast included. The bathroom always big and clean. No problem z late check out and ealier chack in. If you need good hotel choose it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came into Bolgna on a train from Lanciano a couple of years ago. The City is really neat, it has a ring road similar to but smaller than Rome. We stayed at the Star for a couple of nights and we enjoyed the room & breakfast very much. More importantly, the location is outstanding. They will allow you to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel 2 mins from station, and a 12 min stroll to city centre centre; ideal location. Front desk lady was so welcoming and helpful; gave us a 5 min guide to Bologna and directions. Room (for 3) was spacious, large bathroom, tea and coffee and fridge. Breakfast is good and varied, staff excellent. Only one negative...we had to ask the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We paid for an upgrade and were disappointed. The room looked good initially, but once we unpacked we noticed several maintenance issues which we reported to the front desk only to be told nothing would get fixed because it was Saturday and the hotel has no maintenance staff on the weekend. Funny how they book guests on the weekend anyway.... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review about your recent stay at Starhotels Excelsior-Bologna. We are sorry to hear that you found your room not perfect and you experienced some issues – as you can read from other reviews this is not in line with the positive feedback the rooms usually receives. Please accept our sincere apologies if we didn’t... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't have time to explore the city; we were there just one night in two rooms setup with an extra bed. Service really good: explained about a nearby restaurant (IL VELIERO which was a good choice) and just a few minutes away; organised breakfast boxes for the following morning as we had to leave before the 7am start of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Starhotels Excelsior in Bologna. In this beautiful ancient University city, our contemporary chic hotel is considered to be one of the best. The location opposite the railway station is conveniently close to the Fiera as well as the historical heart. Our Italian style is an alluring combination of clean, fresh interiors throughout the lobby, library and restaurant, and cosy traditional bedrooms.In our city centre Bologna hotel there are 193 rooms and suites; a well-equipped fitness room; lounge and bar for relaxing, Avorio restaurant serving traditional Bolognese food; and five meeting rooms seating up to 380 delegates in total. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Starhotels Excelsior

Address: Viale Pietro Pietramellara 51, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $94 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Starhotels Excelsior 4.5*
Number of rooms: 193
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Also Known As:
Starhotels Excelsior Hotel Bologna
Starhotels Hotel Bologna
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
#14 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#19 Business Hotel in Bologna
#25 Family Hotel in Bologna
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