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Best Western Plus Tower Hotel Bologna
4 out of 5
Viale Lenin, 43, Bologna, BO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
2.45 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (207 reviews)

"Like : spacious room, more varieties of bf"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

Best Western Plus Tower Hotel Bologna
Hotel Corona d'Oro
4.5 out of 5
Via Oberdan 12, Bologna, BO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £126 per night
0.22 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (581 reviews)

"Location is on the SPOT. Everything is within walking distance from the hotel. The Hotel staff are very friendly and accommodating. They offer room service for breakfast instead of the regular reception area where they serve a spread of breakfast buffet. They are very prompt in delivering your tray, ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2020

Hotel Corona d'Oro
Steam House - Room & Breakfast
Via Mascarella 26, Bologna, BO
The price is £87 per night
0.51 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Excellent location where you can walk to almost everywhere, and it is near the University: great neighborhood to eat and drink and to walk to the major attractions. Very helpful staff and large, clean room."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2020

Steam House - Room & Breakfast
Grand Hotel Majestic già Baglioni
5 out of 5
Via dell'Indipendenza, 8, Bologna, BO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £293 per night
0.18 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (455 reviews)

"A classical Grand Hotel. The location could not be better. The staff is very professional and friendly. This is not an easy period for any hotel so I wish the entire team to stay strong safe. Hope to be back and enjoy the beautiful city of Bologna."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2020

Grand Hotel Majestic già Baglioni
Art Hotel Orologio
4 out of 5
Via IV Novembre 10C, Bologna, BO
The price is £123 per night
0.03 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (304 reviews)

"Great location. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Fast internet. Friendly staff. Breakfast could be better."…"

Reviewed on 9 Feb 2020

Art Hotel Orologio
I Portici Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Via Indipendenza, 69, Bologna, BO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
0.57 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (926 reviews)

"Concierge was extremely helpful with reservations."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

I Portici Hotel
Savhotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £61 per night
1.43 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (969 reviews)

"Staff was very nice. First time visitors and they were very helpful. Hotel is a bit far from the city center, had to catch a bus or walk daily to get to activities."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Savhotel
Aemilia Hotel Bologna
4 out of 5
Via G. Zaccherini Alvisi 16, Bologna, BO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
0.91 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)

"The Aemilia hotel is clean and comfortable and in a great location, making it easy to walk into the city centre. The view from the roof terrace is really good, especially in the morning or later in the evening when the light is more dramatic! Best of all though is the staff, very friendly and ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Aemilia Hotel Bologna
UNAHOTELS Bologna Centro
4 out of 5
Via Pietramellara 41/43, Bologna, BO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
0.79 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (658 reviews)

"Liked the cleanliness .staff very friendly all spoke good english..across the road from railway station and airport bus."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2020

UNAHOTELS Bologna Centro
Hotel Metropolitan
4 out of 5
Via dell'Orso 6, Bologna, BO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £106 per night
0.32 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (811 reviews)
Nice Hotel, Good Location

"I enjoyed my stay at the hotel. It is in a great location to visit churches and museums in Bologna as well as restaurants. Train station is also close. Design was simple and modern. Room small but comfortable. Nice breakfast and service."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

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Visiting Bologna

History buffs will enjoy exploring Bologna, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, university vibe and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its cafes, cathedrals and shopping. Top sights in the city include Piazza Maggiore, Museum of Giorgio Morandi and Palazzo Comunale.

  • There are 943 hotels and other accommodation options in Bologna
  • The closest major airport is in Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi), 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Bologna

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Museum of Giorgio Morandi, Communal Collection of Fine Arts and Archaeological Museum. Its historic sites and cathedrals are notable and landmarks include Piazza Maggiore, Fountain of Neptune and Basilica of San Petronio. The city's natural beauty is on display at Bologna Botanical Gardens, Margherita Gardens and Villa delle Rose.

In Casalecchio di Reno, there are 943 hotels and other accommodation options to make planning your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Casa Isolani Santo Stefano - With a stay at this bed & breakfast in Bologna City Centre, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a snack bar/deli, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and comfortable beds.
  • 051 Room & Breakfast - Our customers like the central location and WiFi at this B&B. With a stay at this bed & breakfast in Bologna City Centre, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and concierge services, along with free WiFi.
  • Almarossa - Guests staying at this property in Bologna City Centre can enjoy access to laundry facilities and an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Other favourite sights in Bologna include Palazzo Comunale, Two Towers and Basilica of San Domenico. Outside the city, top places to visit include Lamborghini Museum, located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city centre, and Unipol Arena, which is 4.6 mi (7.4 km) away.

Getting around Bologna

If you want to journey outside the area, ride aboard a train from Bologna Central Station, Bologna Rimesse Station or Bologna San VItale Station. Bologna might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Bologna

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 19°C and the night-time average to be 0°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 31°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • July to September averages 33°C during the day and 15°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 25°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Bologna is 712.70 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 32°C, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Bologna?
Casa Isolani Santo Stefano is a favourite with Expedia customers. This B&B is a short 7-minute walk from Piazza Maggiore, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favourite options based on reviews include Grand Hotel Majestic già Baglioni and 051 Room & Breakfast.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bologna, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals in Bologna.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Bologna?
Based on reviews, Best Western City Hotel is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include We_Bologna - Hostel and Albergo Panorama.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Bologna?
Hotel Pedrini is a hotel with laundry facilities and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your stay with the children include Savoia Hotel Regency and Al Cappello Rosso. Also, attractions such as International Music Museum and Library and Museo di Anatomia Patologica are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Bologna?
Hotel Porta San Mamolo is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a bar and free breakfast. Other good options for a romantic stay include Al Cappello Rosso and Grand Hotel Majestic già Baglioni.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Bologna?
Hotel Michelino Bologna Fiera is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include AC Hotel Bologna by Marriott and Savhotel.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Bologna?
Relais Bellaria Hotel & Congressi is a top 4-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features 2 restaurants and a seasonal outdoor pool. Savoia Hotel Regency is another good choice to stay near the beach. Head to Pianoro del cielo or Coccole fresche for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Bologna?
Hotel Corona d’Oro is a 4.5-star hotel with a bar and a coffee shop, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Grand Hotel Majestic già Baglioni and I Portici Hotel are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Bologna?
Al Cappello Rosso is a favourite 4.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. Hotel Corona d’Oro and I Portici Hotel are other boutique-style choices.
What's the best hotel in Bologna to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Il Guercino is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and free WiFi. Other choices near historic sites include Al Cappello Rosso and Hotel Internazionale. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Fountain of Neptune, Palazzo Re Enzo and Basilica of San Petronio.
What are some hotels with pools in Bologna?
Savoia Hotel Regency is a popular 4.5-star hotel featuring a seasonal outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a restaurant. Other choices with an on-site pool include Living Place Hotel and Novotel Bologna Fiera.

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