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Starhotels Excelsior

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#24 of 104 Hotels in Bologna
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Sverige
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Ideally situated opposite the railway station, bus station in next block. Local buses outside hotel front and taxis on the other side of the road. 10 min walk to city center and restaurants. We had the business room fronting the rsilway station and the busy street. No noise. Well equipped rooms with a TV showing mostly Italian channels. Free wifi...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Brilliant position just across the road from the railway station, yet only ten minutes walk from the centre of beautiful Bologna. A good clean comfortable hotel with excellent front of house staff. Breakfast was limited in choice but of a good quality. Although on a busy road, rooms are well insulated from any noise.there is a supermarket down the road,...

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Serra, ES
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Before I stayed in this hotel I was in Venice and Verona so I had the opportunity to compare all the hotels that I stopped by. This hotel was terrible for my girlfriend and I. Room not cleaned , poor breakfast, the receptionist at the front desk were impolite and they charged me mistakenly one extra day and when I...

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 16, 2013

March 14th 2013 - ok - we only stayed the one night but this hotel ticked all the right boxes. We arrived into Bologna Centrale from Milano late morning - a short walk over the road and you are at the Star Excelsior - being only 11.30am we expected not to be able to check in. No problem - a...

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Verona
Reviewed February 26, 2013

I spent a few nights at this hotel for business. It is comfortable, very well placed (you simply cross the street and are at the train station). Rooms are large and clean. The two issues I noticed are: first, the parking area is not easily accessible due to a very narrow entrance. Moreover you need to go back and forth...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 4, 2013

My main gripe is that we were given a smoking room with the most awful smell of stale cigarette smoke. Without unpacking we complained at the desk and were told that we should have asked for a non smoking room when we booked in. No replacement room was offered or given. My second gripe is that I was expected to...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed here for the first 2 days and last day of our trip in Italy. It is in the perfect location as its right across from the railway station and literally a 15 minute walk into the city center. The hotel staff at the check in desk are extremely helpful and nice - they made reservations for 2 very...

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italy/uk/hungary
Reviewed January 18, 2013

super great location in fornt of the railway station. clean, efficient srvices. breakfast is rather poor compared to expectations. wifi free yet a little annoying as you shall log in again every 30 minutes

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portland
Reviewed December 31, 2012

i'm stayed here several times over the last several years, usually in late december. Staff has always been very helpful, knowledgeable, willing to resolve problems, etc. Rooms are good, worn but still in great shape. breakfast has a wide range of choices, including eggs (scrambled), bacon, cheese, filled croissants, etc. laundry facilities are about 7 blocks away but an easy...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed December 31, 2012

Very good location for rail travellers. Walk 100 m in front of station entrance and you check in. Business oriented hotel - efficient and well laid out, good prompt service. But no free wifi in the room - have to pay Euro 8 per night if you want to surf from the room. Free if you use in the lobby...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $102 - $280 (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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“Rear facing rooms may be quieter”
jonh77, 4 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room at the back of the hotel, we had 628 which was great for a family with young children.”
huwbat2015, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms at the back may be quieter.”
Addismedia, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“ask for higher floor, no views from our room”
27Ruben27, Dec 8, 2016 | Read review
“Back of hotel, not facing the street if you want to keep windows open.”
finaversaggi, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
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