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Starhotels Excelsior

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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel for four nights for business. I found the staff extremely pleasant and very easy to deal with. They spoke English well and even gave me advise on places to eat while in the area. The room was very clean and met all of my needs. The rest of this review will... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 5 nights, upgraded to Deluxe room - nice and quiet on the back. Room amenities and bathroom excellent and very spacious. Very clean and serviced promptly each day. Can't fault it. Reception staff very helpful. A very good choice at breakfast. Location great for centre and station.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated just across the road from the main Central Train Station, and close(just yards) to the drop-off point for the Aerobus from the airport(about 7 euros each), this is a well situated hotel. Clean, modern, very pleasant welcome from the reception staff, comfortable, well appointed room, good in-room facilities. Breakfast was included in our deal, which was a cut above... More 

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Spore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am here for business trip and stayed here for 6 nights. Nice service from the hotel staff. Breakfast is decent. Hotel parking is limited and expensive. Great location just opposite of Bologna Central train station. Can be a bit noisy from the busy traffic from the main road. 10min Walking distance to Piazza Magiore and shopping. Plenty of good... More 

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Thank Holidee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Across the street from Bologna's rail station main entrance. Modern, confortable, they provide also smoking rooms which don't smell. Everyone is super trained, available, gentle. Restaurant provides nice Eataly meals and the location is pleasant. Prices are fair for what you get. Will come back for sure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+ great location + comfortable clean bed, room + late check out at 2pm + polite and informative receptionist - Horrible horrible breakfast , pastries, bread doesn't seem fresh (i mean how could anyone mess up a simple breakfast) clean and beautiful breakfast room though. - the door for the shower was so narrow. Lucky i was thin but if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed here one night on our way to Cinque Terre. Nice room, across the street from the train station and walking distance to some great restaurants (the hotel recommended Donatello's and it was VERY good). The hotel has free wifi which is worse than dial up or you can pay €8 for the 'high speed' internet... More 

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Kent, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose the Excelsior because it was across the street from the train station. It was easy to reach with carry on size luggage. The army (Carabinieri) had a number of vehicles out front - presumably it was to watch the train station. Check in was prompt - the agent noticed that the room had been guaranteed with a different... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually don't stay with classic style hotels, but this one surprised me! The rooms are spacious!!! It's clean, it's neat, and it's comfortable! Bad things? Well... room key! The room door seems not easy to be opened with its key! You need to open the door at the right second when you hear the beeep sound after putting the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and makes an excellent base for a visit to Bologna. My only complaint is that the electricity plugs were old fashioned and failed to take standard plugs. We were unable to charge our various devices.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Babysitting
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: $111 - $547 (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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