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“Comfortable stay in great location” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Al Cappello Rosso

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Al Cappello Rosso
Ranked #10 of 104 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
Derby, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Comfortable stay in great location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014

Lovely hotel in the heart of bologna. Helpful reception with nice bar restaurant next door.very close to all major attractions and great restaurants. Free wifi and helpful staff. Comfortable rooms.didnt have breakfast but enjoyed bar next door with good selection of wine

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014

Absolutely wonderful. I felt instantly welcome. Antonella was a huge help even though I had many many questions and was mostly uninformed when I arrived. Diego and George were super helping me store and assemble and pack my bicycle… which they so easily accommodated with pleasure… they treated it gently and carefully too… just like I treat it… something most people don’t do with oddball items. Sergio didn’t even bat an eye when I was up at dawn to ride. Marianna’s morning kindness, helpfulness, friendliness, and smile made me feel at home at solo post bicycle ride breakfasts. Maybe it was my bicycle,, though every single person there recalled my name the second time they saw me. How often does that happen?

It is in a perfect location, just steps away from the Piazza Maggiore. My apartment was spacious enough for a family. The bed and pillows the most comfortable of any in Italy and superior to even some of the best places I’ve stayed in Washington DC and other major metropolitan areas around the world.

Room Tip: The apartment was great!
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank safast
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Istanbul, Turkey
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118 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

This hotel is a very good choise for touristic purposes visits. It is located at the corner of the Piazza Maggiore which is the historic centre of the old city. You can take a walk almost everywhere in the old city. Hotel rooms are relatively small but considering that the building is very old construction from historic part of Bologna I didnt expect a bigger areas in the hotel. Generally rooms are well designed , bathroom comfortable . Reception area as a bit small but the staff is very helpful. There is an osteria which I couldnt try this time but it looked nice to me. I was in bologna for business purposes but still happy with this hotel which was easy to reach everywhere in bologna in 20min drive by taxi. Price is not the cheapest, my suggestion is to check other hotel prices around the city. complain is about pillows. They were a bit hard.

Room Tip: All rooms are ok nothing special.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Locandiera R, Front Office Manager at Al Cappello Rosso, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Dear Mr Atacan,

thanks for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were satisfied with the staff. We really hope next time you will take a try at our Osteria and let us know what you think.

As for the rooms, they are small but very well designed and comfortable (you have certainly been able to appreciate all the facilities in the room and bathroom). If you look for a special room, please check our “theme” rooms on our website: they are especially designed and one of a kind. Maybe next time you can ask for the one you like best.

We are a bit astonished about the pillows: we know it is difficult to sleep when not at home so we take particular attention and in every room there is a pillow menu, so that the guests can choose the one they prefer. It is on the bedside table.

We look forward to meeting you.
Deborah Caprili - Front Office Manager
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

Terrific place to use as a base to explore Bologna. Centrally located right off the Piazza Maggiore with free wifi, helpful staff, free bikes to use. Comfortable bedding, not cobbled together singles as is the case so often in Italy.

Room Tip: Our room on the first floor facing the street may be too noisy for others. Bologna is a lively town...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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London, England
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in December. I visit Bologna every year and I have to say this is my favourite hotel so far... the location is right in the centre and although the building is old, the rooms are clean, modern and quiet. The added advantage of this hotel is that it has a small restaurant - not the typical hotel restaurant - but one that has a street side entrance that is used by the locals too.. this is also used for breakfast. The staff are friendly and the food is excellent, catering also for coeliacs (all meals), which is a find in an Italian city. The only disadvantage is that as you would expect from an old historic building, the rooms can be quite small ...so unless you plan to spend the majority of your stay in the room, I would highly recommend it.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank BN303
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Sydney, Australia
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127 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights and was pleasantly surprised. Rooms were modern, clean and had some nice character.

There were some nice touches to the hotel that made it a little bit special. Each room had a theme and a printed card, a nice coffee machine in reception, a shoe shine machine and turn-down service.

Location is perfect. Right in the centre of town but one street back so that it is away from the hustle and bustle.

Service on the front desk was generally good although a little patchy depending on who was staffing the front desk. Wifi worked well throughout the hotel.

Overall a great stay and would return.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Espresso74
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Rochester, NY
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56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed for two nights at the Al Cappello Rosso. The front desk staff were excellent and very helpful with directions, etc. The location is very near the main square which we thoroughly enjoyed, and lots to see and do in close proximity to the hotel. The rooms were quite spacious and the bathroom was very clean. Wifi signal was also strong. After dining out, we sat in the restaurant/lounge area for a night cap and the service was very good. I would definitely recommend visiting Bologna and staying in this hotel if you do.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank hollyRochester_NY
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Additional Information about Al Cappello Rosso

Property: Al Cappello Rosso
Address: Via De' Fusari 9 | Piazza Maggiore, 40123 Bologna, Italy
Location: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#6 Family Hotel in Bologna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
#11 Business Hotel in Bologna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Al Cappello Rosso 4.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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