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Esperance, Australia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Old place, 15 mins walk from train station.Easy to find , checkin smooth and staff friendly.top floor room pretty quaint and large. Very warm and aircon can't really cope but a fan is provided. Not a major problem as shower nice and cool. Hotel,offers a good breakfast with standard sweet pastries and good coffee. Bike hire available, would recommend this... More 

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Thank Sonya D
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear Sonya, we are glad to know that your stay in Hotel Palace was comfortable and pleasant and we thank you for writing this beautiful review. The position of the hotel is excellent for visiting Bologna, we are happy to know that you appreciated this characteristic! Thank you also for the praise about the room, our breakfast and bike rental.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suppose it would be nice to stay in a luxury hotel, the sort you see in films but I'm only a lecturer so I can't afford those places. I do however love to visit historic cities and spend a week mooching around little medieval streets and stopping to eat in charming, quiet restaurants. The Hotel Palace has undoubtedly seen... More 

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Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear Tony, It is with great pleasure and delight that we receive your lovely review! We must say we like to see all kinds of travelers but to hear you found Bologna and Hotel Palace just the thing for you gives us great pride. To roam around and discover small alleys full of great wonders is the best way to... More 

Leiden, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has this charm of the past glories. I found it pretty nice and still majestic but I reckon it may look a bit outdated for those who like more modern amenities. The reception staff was friendly and helpful even though some of them spoke little English. The only disappointment was the breakfast buffet, the food was good but... More 

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Thank Kelilans
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for choosing the Hotel Palace for your stay in Bologna and for sharing your opinion about it in this website. We are glad to know that you liked the ancient charm of the building and the friendliness of the staff. We apologize for the breakfast beverages, thank to your advise we’ll provide for improving the service.... More 

Salzburg, Austria
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208 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not friendly, rooms very small, rooms smelly, showers terrible, air-con not working, TV not working, breakfast ok, but never again. Very disappointed as the name does definitely not match the hotel. Only advantage is that it is very close to the centre

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Thank hermann b
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear Hermann, thanks for choosing us for your stay in Bologna. We are apologize that our rooms didn’t fit your expectation, we are also sorry for the inconvenience with the air conditioning and the TV. The establishment is ancient so we know it needs some adjustments, also thanks to your advises we’ll provide for it. More 

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Randers, Denmark
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Older hotel, with the best location (few 100 meters from Piazza Magiore). Friendly and accomodating staff, nice double rooms, quiet area (not regarding the church bells), good prices and excellent wifi connection. Happy to recommend to anyone

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Thank Vindheksen
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear guest we are happy to read that your stay in Hotel Palace was good; thank you for writing this positive review. We are glad to know that the room reflected your expectations, that you liked our wifi connection and the excellent position of the hotel. We’d be happy to have you again our guest for a nex visit in... More 

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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is very centrally located in quiet street. The double room we had was perfectly adequate - thoroughly cleaned every day and fresh towels left out. The bathroom was small but spotlessly clean. I would have to say that a larger person would perhaps have difficulty with the small, but very very effective shower. Breakfast, which was included, was extremely... More 

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1 Thank Sheila E
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear Sheila, thank you very much for this wonderful review about your stay at the Hotel Palace! We are very happy to know that you liked the brekfast service, the cleaning and the comfort of the room. We are glad to read that you appreciated the value for money overall, we try to offer a good service for a right... More 

Milan, Italy
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57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

When entering the hotel everything looked fine as a 3 star hotel. The reception, corridor and decor normal. But when you enter your room it looks like a horror show. Everything inside the rooms are old and not functioning well. Tiny bed on wheels, mattress creaks and hard. The bathroom even smaller, but clean enough. I could not get any... More 

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1 Thank z9ng
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear guest, we are really sorry to know that your stay in the hotel was not good and we apologize for the drawbacks during the night. We know that the establishment is ancient and needs some renovations, so we can make several improvements also thanks to your advises. Best regards. More 

Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Fantastic location in the heart of medieval city. Traditional Italian hotel with high ceilings and lots of portraits. Décor and bathrooms slightly tired but totally in keeping. My 3rd floor single room was large with its own foyer. Bed narrow but comfortable. Everything spotlessly clean and refreshed daily. School party of Italian teenagers were a bit noisy for 2 nights.... More 

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Thank AndoverSue
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Dear guest, we are very glad to read this beautiful review about your experience at the Hotel Palace. We are very happy to know thet you enjoyed the furniture of the hotel and our breakfast; the staff is grateful for the compliments! We wish you come back soon in Italy, greetings from Bologna! More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Stayed at the Palace Hotel for 3 nights this last week, and reading some of the reviews I was slightly worried at what to expect. I was given a single room on the 5th floor. The contrast between the lobby and my room (top floor) were complete opposites. The main hotel is very comfortable and grand, and looks great from... More 

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Thank digger3991
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

Thanks, thanks and thanks again for the feedback. We are glad that in the end, the Hotel Palace left you a pleasant memory and we are grateful for sharing our features on this authoritative website. We want every guest to have the best and we are happy that you enjoyed the central location, the breakfast and the delicious Bologna. We... More 

Limasol, Limassol, Cyprus
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

i ve seen the reviews on trip advisor but i wanted a hotel for just one night in the center of bologna or near it , Well i must say that for one night it could't have been any better . My opinion will only be for the one night and day i stayed there but i was in a... More 

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Thank Vaggelis M
Elena S, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Palace, responded to this review

It is a great honor to read the words through you describe the Hotel Palace! We are pleased that your opinion is that positive, despite the short stay and we really enjoy every compliment. We are grateful that you liked the picturesque atmosphere that characterizes us, the plenty breakfast and the clean room. We hope you will come back soon... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Hotel Palace

Address: Via Montegrappa, 9/2, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $68 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Palace 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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