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Royal Hotel Carlton

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is nice, bit old fashion where the shower is over the bath. it needs updating. the staff are polite and nice. but for a business service I would not recommend them. I asked for an iron so that I could be ready for a meeting. they advised they can't and don't offer to give them out. but you...

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

Dear Guest, first of alla I would like to thank you about you review, we really take care to each suggestion to improve our services and performance. Unfortunately due to security reasons we cannot provide a self ironing tool in the room, but our staff is available to assist you during the service time. I hope to welcoming you once...

Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and found the hotel to be excellent. The best things were the generous room size, balcony, large comfortable bed, silk upholstered walls, friendly staff and fantastic breakfast. The hotel is clean, quiet and in a good location. We were able to walk all around the city from here. Would highly recommend and, if we...

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

Dear Guest, first of all I would like to thank you for this excellent review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are really proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and to be suggested by you to all Trip Advisor users. With my best regards, Michele Palma

Almere, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed here 1 night. Room is not huge, but clean and the bed sleeps well. The hairdryer in the bathroom is worthless but the reception provided me a "normal" one. Staff is very friendly. Breakfast is ok although the croissant are not baked on the "French" way.

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

Dear Guest, first of all I would like to thank you for this excellent review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are really proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and to be suggested by you to all Trip Advisor users. With my best regards, Michele Palma

Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Internet is very poor no tea maker . Clean room calm friendly staff near city center in hotel no good catalog for guide passengers no map in room and in winter cold but sky Tv available and was good by

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

Dear Ayam, thank you for your review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are happy to know your full satisfaction about our staff, our clean service, our location and our TV service. Concerning your suggestions we will take care of to improve our performances and provide you a better service during your next stay in Bologna. Best regards, Michele Palma

Quincy, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 4, 2017

While the decor style is traditional, and somewhat dated, the accomodations, food, and service are very modern and comfortable. The front desk, specifically Nicki, was quite helpful. Their command of the english languarge and willingness to use it was good. The bellmen were excellent, and there was a bottle of champagne and fresh fruit, etc. in our room (a suite)...

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Dear Ray, first of all I would like to thank you for this excellent review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are really proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and to be suggested by you to all Trip Advisor users. With my best regards, Michele Palma

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, location and breakfast. Stylish 'Italian' decor with comfortable rooms. Modern gym. In room safe. 15 min bus ride from airport, tickets cost €6 per person. Get off at train station, 5 min walk to hotel. Highly recommend this centrally located hotel.

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Dear Eva, first of all I would like to thank you for this excellent review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are really proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and to be suggested by you to all Trip Advisor users. With my best regards, Michele Palma

Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 18, 2016

I stayed here for a few days on a recent business trip. Very welcoming hotel with comfortable rooms and very helpful staff. Breakfast was very good - great selection of items and good quality. Did not use the restaurant as I ate out with colleagues.Good location - 15 minute pleasant walk from the centre of the old city. Would definitely...

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

Dear Paul, first of all I would like to thank you for this excellent review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are really proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and to be suggested by you to all Trip Advisor users. With my best regards, Michele Palma

London
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This hotel is within walking distance of the city centre and convenient for shopping and site seeing. The reception staff were helpful and friendly as were the spa staff who provided a superb service. Room was comfortable with a balcony with view over the front are and pond with fountain. The bar area was just of the main lobby and...

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

Dear Guest, first of all I would like to thank you for this excellent review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are really proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and to be suggested by you to all Trip Advisor users. With my best regards, Michele Palma

Reviewed November 24, 2016

I had to stay in Bologna for one night to catch my flight back home. I stayed here for less than 24 hours. It's about a five minute walk from the station and it's about 15-20 minutes walk to the city center. The rooms are larger than average. Everything you need is there. A big bathroom, a double bed, a...

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

Dear Pieter, first of all I would like to thank you for this excellent review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We are really proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and to be suggested by you to all Trip Advisor users. With my best regards, Michele Palma

Shanghai, China
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Lovely decor throughout the hotel, staff insist on speaking English when I speak fluent Italian which I find strange...breakfast was good also the warmth of the rooms. I found it rather upsetting that they charge for parking on top of the room, for this I maybe won't return. Great location

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

Dear Guest, thank you for this review, but I'm sorry if I cannot understand why you give us 3/5 points. You are confirming the full satisfaction received from our staff and services, but you complaint and declare to don't want come back just because our parking is not free of charge? In each hotel in the world located in downtown,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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, Seafood, Mediterranean
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Royal Hotel Carlton

Address: Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $134 - $406 (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
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#13 Family Hotel in Bologna
#14 Business Hotel in Bologna
#22 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Upgrade to suite, and ask for a balcony.”
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“Ask for a balcony room”
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“Don't park your car it's very expensive”
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“Make sure you are not near the garbage dumpsters.”
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