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Il Canale Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights and what a joy it was. The owner who has purchased the hotel in the last year greeted us with open arms. Having flown in a little earlier than our check in time he was quick to notice my pregnant partner and soon had our room prepared. While this... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

A very quiet, wonderful and super clean and welcoming Hotel. The owner and staff are cordial and welcomed us as part of their family. Rooms cleaned and towel service on a daily basis. Rooms with fitted carpets and comfortable beds. Rooms have wheelchair access and served with lift. Smoking area available internally of the hotel with comfortable sofa area. Il... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 night in this lovely place. The location is perfect balance between the train station and the main tourist attractions. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Nice enough to show us around and recommand some local restaurant. The room is nice and tidy. Definitely recommend this hotel for any travelers. Well worth its value!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Stayed Monday to Friday. Very good location. Short walk to city centre, and close to railway and bus stations. We came specifically to visit the Ferrari Museums which are easy to access by train, we also visited the Lamborgini Museum direct by bus from the station. The rooms and communal areas are not well lit, but rooms were clean and... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

The standard of this hotel is okay, but the staff is LOVELY. Very friendly and helpful people who made us feel welcome. Clean room in a central location. Modest minimum breakfast. Overall good value for the price, would love to come back next time we're in town.

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Thank karinaasb
MicheleAug, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Canale Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karina, It's very nice to read these words. We are very happy and we hope that you'll return in Bologna. See you soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Excellent location in the city center of Bologna. Our room was spacious, clean, quiet and had a lovely view. Free wifi, simple but good breakfast in a friendly atmosphere. Giuseppe and his team go more than the extra mile to make you feel at home. Impeccable service. I highly recommend this small authentic hotel !

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I have been in this hotel for 2 nights. Everything was good, the room was quite and comfortable, the bathroom was clean, the breakfast was tasty. And the location it's absolutely great, the heart of the city center. I could recommend this hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very well located close to the main streets and city center. At the same time it's on a quite small street with almost no traffic. The hotel itself is small but very pleasant and well designed. It looks like each floor has it's own design. Our floor had only 2 rooms. The rooms are not big but... More 

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MicheleAug, Proprietario at Il Canale Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you so much for your beautiful words. We work hard every day to the satisfaction of our customers and then me and all the staff we are happy for the your good result. I hope that you'll come back in our hotel the next time that you'll come to Bologna. Giuseppe. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I stayed here on my five day trip around Northern Italy. I stayed one night and booked a single room, which was very good size, excellent large bathroom and overlooked the canal, though you wont confuse the view as Venetian! Located in a quiet side street near the main drag between Piazza Maggiore and the train station, the hotel is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Il Canale is in a great location for a short weekend in Bologna. Near the main sites and the train station but off on a back street that was a bit more quiet. The staff was incredibly friendly and quite helpful with recommendations and requests.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Il Canale hotel is situated in the heart of Bologna city center and it overlooks the Aposa river with one of the most evocative glimpse in the city. Just far 300 meters from FS train station and 200 meters from Piazza Maggiore, Il Canale is an enchanting and cosy hotel where thanks to an authentic hospitality and a calm and resting ambience you really feel at home. Recently restored, the hotel has 16 different rooms divided in smoking and not smoking, family and business some suitable to lodge disabled people equipped with every comfort. It 'also a suite with a room entirely suspended on the channel. The buffet breakfast is served in a characteristic vaulted ceiling room where you can see an unusual view of Aposa river. A big terrace, at guests' disposal, offers a breathtaking view of Bologna roofs. In the rooms is available free Wi-Fi. Pet allowed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Canale Hotel

Address: Via Bertiera 2, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > San Vitale
Price Range: $79 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Il Canale Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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