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“Beautiful Place in a perfect location”
Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.
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Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.
We are located in the best part of Bologna's Historical Center, with all at hand The livingroom. Furniture and furnishing are antique, craft (1800s, 1900s).
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21 reviews
Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.
We are located in the best part of Bologna's Historical Center, with all at hand
The livingroom. Furniture and furnishing are antique, craft (1800s, 1900s).
Paintings, etchings, attentively selected decor make of L'ARENA a top rental.
Roomy and very comfy, L'ARENA is air conditioned and features free wifi.
The dining room seats 10. Table and chair are 1800s typical Bolognese.
The dining room and the smaller bedroom. L'ARENA can accommodate up to 9.
Thanks to double-glazing windows the apartment is very quiet, relaxing.
The master bedroom. All beds have firm mattresses, frames.
Sheets, blankets and all linen are top quality and provided (no extra).
Most singles can be put together to make queen size beds.
Most rooms feature an additional foldup bed like this armchair.
Rooms are wide, light filled. Some lamps are original Murano glass.
Due to its size L'ARENA is ideal for large families, groups.
Most bedroom windows overlook a quiet, typical Bolognese backstreet.
L'ARENA features two full bathrooms, both kept in mint conditions, immaculate.
Towels, toilet paper and house detergents are provided - no extra charge.
The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking tools, well-working appliances.
Details matter! A beautiful early 1900s real briarwood dresser.
Details matter. Most decor is Art Nouveau crafted by excellent artists.
A 1920s bed. Most decor has been property of our family since the 1800s.
Breathtaking Piazza Maggiore is just 5 minutes walk.
Arena del Sole, Bologna's most famous theater, is right across the street.
The view from the terrace. Roofs, chimneys and the typical Bologna red. Come visit soon!
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Condo/Apartment -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

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Shirley W
Baraboo, Wisconsin
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Place in a perfect location”
Reviewed May 28, 2018 for a stay in May 2018

A beautiful place to stay right in the heart of Bologna. We had 6 people, 3 couples, and did not feel at all cramped. The location was an easy walk to all of historic Bologna, and the view looked out on the main thoroughfare (a bit noisy when the students are out in force).

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AnnieSW
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“SPLENDID - GREAT LOCATION”
Reviewed May 24, 2018 for a stay in May 2018

A really lovely apartment in the center of Bologna which is close to restaurants, cafes, shops, markets and history. Very well equipped kitchen and the owners left provided basic foodstuff for the first day and breakfast. Also lots of condiments for those who want to cook. We were 4 ladies so chose this apartment because we could each have our own bedroom. The owners were very helpful as was the booking agency. It is a short walk to the station where there are good train links to other cities. The apartment was very clean and felt like home from home.

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lesliefra...
salt lake city
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely, cool oasis in the center of Bologna”
Reviewed July 11, 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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Our family (of 8) stayed in L'Arena apartment in July. It was lovely--air-conditioned, quiet, and centrally located. The furniture is elegant, the beds are comfortable, and the apartment is quite spacious. Bologna is a fantastic city and centrally located for visiting Florence, Modena, and even Milan and Venice. We highly recommend L'Arena!

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exploraga...
Melbourne
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic place”
Reviewed December 19, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Fantastic apartment right in the hear of Bologna. Excellent location on one f the main streets however it was still quiet and peaceful. The apartment is spacious and we all had our own bedrooms. The kitchen was great and the owners supplied food to get us started. Very friendly and helpful owners. Beautiful place which allowed us to rest and relax after days out on Bologna. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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Cheryl S
West Sacramento
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect location, you are never far from beautiful sights and delicious food!”
Reviewed October 24, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
1
person found this review helpful

This very spacious apartment is in the perfect location for exploring the city of Bologna. The kind owners were thoughtful to supply basic food items to get us started on our week-long stay. We were delighted to have a balcony which opened onto the alley behind the apartment. All three of us were given keys so we could come and go separately. The bedrooms are large.
The floors are beautiful.

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Jeannette...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Elegant and spacious apartment in perfect location”
Reviewed September 25, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
2
people found this review helpful

This apartment looks over the Via Independenze in Bologna, so is absolutely central to this lovely city, and we were able to walk just about anywhere. Wonderful ice-cream shop almost next to the apartment entrance, with 'best coffee in Bologna' on opposite side of street ideal for breakfast. Each of the four of us had our own bedroom, 2 of them with double beds. A bathroom and separate shower room with walk-in shower. Wonderfully large and comfortable sitting room complete with dining area, furnished in period style that made us feel we were living an authentic Bolognese lifestyle! It was a real pleasure to sit here and drink Prosecco before going out to our evening meal. Small but perfectly adequate kitchen with table. Washing machine also available if needed. And although we were in a very busy area, the flat was very secure. Carla and her husband are charming people, who showed us how everything worked before handing over the keys. And to make things perfect, they had provided the essentials in the way of food and drink. Excellent air conditioning and Wi-Fi. We had a wonderful time here. Highly recommended
. PS Trattorias in Bologna often provided the most delicious snacks free of charge when you bought a drink at lunchtime.

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EMJOQ
Lismore, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect location an beautiful apartment”
Reviewed April 30, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We were a group of 8 friends with children and would highly recommend this fabulous apartment. Our hosts met us at the apartment (even though we were early) and showed us around and how everything worked. The apartment was spacious and beautiful and even better than described. I would love to come back here one day. Thanks so much for having us.

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