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Minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk
Minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk
Minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk
Minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
994 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

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Explore the area

Popular LocationVia Indipendenza5 min walk
Popular LocationCinema Lumiere13 min walk
Popular LocationLand Rover Arena15 min walk
AirportBologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi)17 min drive

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  • Superior Double or Twin Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 226 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Double or Twin Room
  • Triple Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Family Room (2 adulti + 2 bambini)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 2 Single Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsFamily Room (2 adulti + 2 bambini)
  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite

About this area

Bologna

Located in Bologna, Starhotels Excelsior is in the business district and near a train station. Parco Nord Arena and Ducati Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Piazza Maggiore and FICO Eataly World. Travelling with kids? Consider Bologna Botanical Gardens, or check out an event or a game at Unipol Arena.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Via Indipendenza - 5 min walk
  • Cinema Lumiere - 13 min walk
  • Land Rover Arena - 15 min walk
  • Via Zamboni - 19 min walk
  • University of Bologna - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Bologna Central Station - 1 min walk
  • Cerotolo Station - 9 min drive
  • Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • Avorio — 1 min walk
  • Gli Antichi Sapori di Bologna - 1 min walk
  • La Ghiotta Bologna - 1 min walk
  • Mavit - 1 min walk
  • Burger King - 1 min walk

About this property

Starhotels Excelsior

Family-friendly Bologna hotel in Saragozza-Porto, near Piazza Maggiore
A restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area and a business centre. All 193 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include room service and pillow menus.
Starhotels Excelsior offers 193 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. This individually furnished accommodation includes desks. A pillow menu is available. Premium satellite televisions are provided.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Bologna hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and enhanced cleanliness
Enhanced cleanliness are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: EUR 35 per day
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: EUR 14 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Individually furnished
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 2:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
A tax is imposed by the city and will be collected at the property. The tax ranges from EUR 1.5 to EUR 5 per person, per night. The amount has been determined by the local administration and depends on the length of stay, property classification, and room price. This tax does not apply from the 6th consecutive night of stay. Guests exempted from this tax include residents of Bologna and children under 14 years of age. Please note that further exemptions may apply.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 35 per pet, per stay
Dogs and cats only
1 per room
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 20 per night.

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tourist tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. The tax is 5 percent of the room price, excluding VAT and additional services, but will not exceed a maximum equivalent amount of EUR 5 per person, per night. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5.00 per person, per night, up to 5 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 14 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 35 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 35 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property requires identification for all guests at check-in, regardless of age.

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Starhotels Excelsior Hotel Bologna
Starhotels Excelsior Hotel
Starhotels Excelsior Bologna
Starhotels Excelsior
Starhotels Hotel Bologna
Starhotels Excelsior Hotel
Starhotels Excelsior Bologna
Starhotels Excelsior Hotel Bologna

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Starhotels Excelsior and receive a full refund?
Yes, Starhotels Excelsior offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Starhotels Excelsior cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Starhotels Excelsior pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows cats and dogs (limit 1 per room). There's a fee of EUR 35 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is available for EUR 35 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
This family-friendly Bologna hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Via Indipendenza, Piazza Maggiore and University of Bologna. BolognaFiere and Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital are also within 2 miles (3 km). Bologna Central Station is only a 1-minute walk.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Starhotels Excelsior

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
513
4 - Good
373
3 - Okay
74
2 - Mediocre
17
1 - Poor
17
4.5
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very close to train station and shops, clean, staff ate friendly and courteous. Walking distance to places to see on Bologna

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Perfect location to the train station and walking to the sights. Easy to navigate to and convenient to restaurants. Staff was very helpful. Room was clean, spacious and quiet. A perfect stay for our first trip to Italy.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Nice clean, comfortable hotel conveniently situated across from the main rail station

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We got upgraded. Meal in hotel was nice and breakfast too

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020