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Between the sky and the roofs. Charming penthouse in the heart of the city.WiFi.

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Cozy and comfortable two-storey penthouse located in one of the most elegant streets of the medieval city, on the third and last floor (no elevator) of a historic building. From the entrance a wooden staircase goes up to the living area with a dining area, a living room, a bow window, separate kitchen and access to the balconies and the terrace. The living area is very large and the sofa bed in the living room turns into two comfortable single beds with wooden slats and regular mattresses. From the entrance you go down some steps and you enter the sleeping area consisting of a large wardrobe room, futon for one person and wardrobe closet and from this to the master bedroom that the bathroom with large shower and two sinks. Each room offers unexpected and beautiful views of the roofs and in...Cozy and comfortable two-storey penthouse located in one of the most elegant streets of the medieval city, on the third and last floor (no elevator) of a historic building. From the entrance a wooden staircase goes up to the living area with a dining area, a living room, a bow window, separate kitchen and access to the balconies and the terrace. The living area is very large and the sofa bed in the living room turns into two comfortable single beds with wooden slats and regular mattresses. From the entrance you go down some steps and you enter the sleeping area consisting of a large wardrobe room, futon for one person and wardrobe closet and from this to the master bedroom that the bathroom with large shower and two sinks. Each room offers unexpected and beautiful views of the roofs and internal gardens. The silence and intimacy of the penthouse guarantee relaxation and rest and the location within the city walls offers a wide possibility to live intensely cultural events, shopping, gastronomy without the need to use the car. For those arriving by car there is the possibility of paying parking in a garage 50 meters (which also provides access authorization in the restricted traffic zone - ZTL). Nearby other possibilities of public parking outside the ZTL, but easily accessible on foot.More
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maria cristina l
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
Interaction with guestsThe attic is a private home that will be entirely made available to guests during their stay in Bologna. It is particularly recommended for couples or families who will enjoy privacy and intimacy at home. The owner Maria Cristina will personally welcome her guests the day of their check in and will greet them personally whenever possible the day of their departure. Guests can freely contact Maria Cristina with a phone message or email for any information or need-
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This apartment is a lovely place in an area in high demand in Bologna. Each night we would have a glass of wine and view the city from the large rooftop terrace. Maria Cristina met us at the apartment and showed us everything. She also...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank BonnieBN
Maria L, VR Owner at Between the sky and the roofs. Charming penthouse in the heart of the city.WiFi., responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thanks Bonnie! It is a joy for me to receive your so detailed and positive review, and to know that you enjoyed my home and spent pleasant days here. You will be my welcome guests again, when you like.

Reviewed October 12, 2018

A quiet, spacious apartment, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Bed was comfy & plenty of hot water. Kitchen small, but had everything we needed, and the roof top terrace is a lovely spot for lunch and/or aperitivo overlooking the rooftops. Good supermarket opposite, 10...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Victoria Ann S
Maria L, VR Owner at Between the sky and the roofs. Charming penthouse in the heart of the city.WiFi., responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you so much Vichy for having loved my city and my home. I'm sure your detailed information will be welcome to the next guests! I am grateful for all this.

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Our hostess was so very, very helpful with practical stuff (like phoning for a taxi when we got lost - THANK YOU!). Marvellous location, and Bologna is a jewel of a city. Could not have asked for more.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Mary Elizabeth T
Maria L, VR Owner at Between the sky and the roofs. Charming penthouse in the heart of the city.WiFi., responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Dear Elizabeth, thank you for being such kind and perfect guests of mine and to have so much appreciated my city Bologna!

Reviewed September 19, 2018

This is an exceptional apartment; immaculate, spacious, comfortable and in an excellent location with the rare extra of a super roof terrace. The hosts are extremely welcoming, helpful and easy to contact. I highly recommend a stay here and now we have discovered it we...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sue B
Maria L, VR Owner at Between the sky and the roofs. Charming penthouse in the heart of the city.WiFi., responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thanks Sue, your review is so much appreciated! If you return to Bologna my home will certainly welcome you with immense pleasure.

Reviewed July 21, 2018

Although I have nothing new to add that has not already been mentioned, I felt we needed to congratulate Maria and Gastone for allowing us to use their lovely home. The warm welcome, location and quality of this apartment makes it very special. Would recommend...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank KevinjWood
Maria L, VR Owner at Between the sky and the roofs. Charming penthouse in the heart of the city.WiFi., responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thanks Kevin for having so much appreciated my home! You too have been wonderful and communicative guests. I am grateful to you!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Stove
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
L'Atelier di Marcella is situated in the old city center in the limited traffic zone (ZTL), guarded by video cameras. The cozy penthouse of a genuine Bolognese atmosphere, is located in the heart of the medieval city near the superb St. Stephen's Square, within walking distance from the traditional markets, the elegant shopping zone of Cavour Gallery , the Two Towers Asinelli e Garisenda, theatres, museum, caracteristic cafes and restaurans... Here you can really immerge yourself into the ancient Bologna of the historic Middle Age.
Getting around
You can visit the city, the parks and the churches on the hills on foot if you like, or you will be able to get on tourist or standard buses. The central station is five minutes by taxi or 15 minutes on foot and you can reach important cities for their history and beauty such as Venice, Verona, Padua, Ravenna, Ferrara or the beaches of the Adriatic coast in just over an hour's train .
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