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Royal Hotel Carlton

#17 of 104 Hotels in Bologna
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The Hotel is located Close to the Bologna main Station and easily accessible by walking or car. The garden area (bar) is the highlight of the Hotel, the rooms are clean and good for a stay but old fashioned. The breakfast buffet includes a variety of Italian and European type dishes. The Hotel is rather overpriced for what it offers.

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General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review about Royal Hotel Carlton, it's good to know that there were non negatives during your stay. Concerning our prices I don't think we are overpriced for what we offer, because we offer more staff, more maintenance, more assistance, more safety, more dishes on breakfast, a beautiful SPA branded by Clarins, a Grand Carte... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Good hotel but very very bad wifi nearly useless . Good room and breakfast . Good location very near the center. Missing some more smiling from the staff. The hotel has swimming pool and private parking. Watch out for the handicap parking yellow parking area.

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1 Thank DKStelio
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, we will take your suggestions very careful to improve our services and attitude. Looking forward to welcoming you once again in Bologna, please don't hesitate to contact us directly to customize your next stay. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Stayed as part of a great rail holiday and could not fault vey grand entrance hall and also a good location for the town which I would say was a good 15 minute walk with plenty of place to eat and drink. The rooms in the hotel were of a very high standard and very comfy the gardens were very... More 

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General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thank you for your nice review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, our staff will be so motivated. We are happy to know that you have been satisfied and you could spent an enjoyable stay in Bologna. Please don't hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

Brentwood, Essex
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113 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Whilst the hotel does not have very much character, having been built in the 1970s and designed principally for the business community, it does provide very spacious rooms for a very reasonable price (especially compared to the hotels in the city centre). Our bed was very large and extremely comfortable. The only drawback was that the air-con could have been... More 

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General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review about the Royal Hotel Carlton and to suggest our hotel to all Trip Advisor's users. We are proud to know that you appreciated our services and our professionality, than we remain at your disposal for the future reservations you may require. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

Rzeszow, Poland
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150 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Location is excellent, a bit off the main noisy street, but just few minutes walking from the centre. Secure underground parking. Rooms are nice, spacious enough and clean. Good breakfast. On a plus side, they DO read comments made during booking. I would stay there again with pleasure. Staff is professionally friendly only, parking expensive. I would appreciate a bit... More 

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Thank Chris C
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for your nice review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, our staff will be so motivated. We are happy to know that you have been satisfied and you could spent an enjoyable stay in Bologna. Please don't hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Lovely Hotel, staff great. Rooms very adequate. A ten minute walk into the main square, got lost a few time, but not very good at reading Maps, Hotel was very quiet , no noise from the street. Breakfast was good, with a lot of selections. Would recommend this Hotel.

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Thank Louise C
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Louise, thank you for your lovely review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, we are proud to know that you have been fully satisfied from our services. Please don't hesitate to contact us for your next reservation in Bologna, our staff will be at your disposal to propose a customized stay. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was very pleasant from check in to checking out 4 days later. Staff were very attentive and spoke excellent English as out Italian is poor. Room was a good size, with a full size bathroom in marble. The breakfast was nicely laid out and provided an appropriate local selection. The terrace beside the bar was nicely covered to... More 

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General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are proud to read your review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We work everyday to satisfy our guests through the services provided by our staff, which is very "customer oriented". We are sure that you will have a good memory of Bologna, so please don't hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation. My best regards, Michele... More 

Suffolk
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We spent five nights at the Royal Carlton as part of a tour on Norhern Italy and had a spacious quiet twin bedded room at the back of the hotel with comfortable beds.The staff were professional and courteous, we couldn't fault the place.

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General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your review about Royal Hotel Carlton and to define our staff professional and courteous. We are happy to know that you expectations have been fully satisfied and we remain at your disposal for future reservations you may require. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights in May after a 2 week bike tour of Italy. Its a quiet 4 star hotel & within a 5 minute walk of the train station. Its very quiet & a luxury 4 star property. I got 2 good nights of sleep here. The breakfast was kind of weak. Lots of variety, but the... More 

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General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are proud to know your full satisfaction from Royal Hotel Carlton. We are sure that you will preserve a good memory of your holiday in Bologna. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation, our staff will be at your disposal to customize you stay. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is perfect for business or pleasure. It is central in the city & has underground parking. The rooms are clean & large by Italian standards. The breakfasts are superb. The staff are friendly & efficient. The price is average for a 4 star.

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Thank Lorenzo B
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Lorenzo, thank you for your lovely review about the Royal Hotel Carlton and we are glad to know that there's no negatives in your travel experience. Please do not hesitate to contact us for your next reservation in Bologna, our staff will be available for any assistance you may require. Best regards, Michele Palma More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Ristorante Neoclassico - Royal Hotel Carlton
Ristorante Neoclassico - Royal Hotel Carlton
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Royal Hotel Carlton

Address: Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $149 - $817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Hotel Carlton 4*
Number of rooms: 244
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Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Bologna
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Bologna
#10 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#13 Family Hotel in Bologna
#14 Business Hotel in Bologna
#22 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
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