The Best Hotels in Bologna

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and most charming hotels in Bologna for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni

Rated 9.1 in 678 reviews

Located within an 18th-century palace, Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni offers elegant surroundings and antique… See more

Located within an 18th-century palace, Grand Hotel Majestic gia' Baglioni offers elegant surroundings and antique furnishings in the centre of Bologna. Internet access is free.

The Majestic gia' Baglioni is located in the heart of Bologna, just 250 metres from Piazza Maggiore and the famous Two Towers and next to Palazzo Fava. Bologna Central Train Station is 15 minutes’ walk away.

The spacious rooms at the Grand Hotel Majestic are decorated with unique frescoes and antique furniture. They are air conditioned and offer satellite TV and large bathrooms.

The restaurant Ristorante I Carracci serves regional cuisine, Cafè Marinetti serves snacks, drinks and desserts, while Enoteca Morandi is the historical cellar of the hotel and offers a range of 300 Italian and foreign wine labels.

The hotel's guarded garage is located nearby, and valeting is available. The garage comes at extra charge and should be reserved in advance.

Rooms from $491

Hotel Corona d'Oro

Rated 8.7 in 1519 reviews

Hotel Corona d'Oro offers a great position in Bologna city centre. It is just down the street from the Towers, and free… See more

Hotel Corona d'Oro offers a great position in Bologna city centre. It is just down the street from the Towers, and free and rich buffet breakfasts are available.

Hotel Corona d'Oro provides express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar, and a new restaurant.

You will be in a traffic-free zone at the historic Hotel Corona d'Oro 1890. The property is 350 metres from Piazza Maggiore square and a 20-minute walk from Bologna Train Station.

Rooms are elegant, clean and comfortable and include free wired and WiFi access, satellite LCD and minibar. Some rooms overlook the Towers.

Staff will help you with tour reservations, transfer services and booking Opera tickets. Bikes at the Corona d'Oro are free. A secure garage parking is available nearby, at an extra charge.

Rooms from $127

Hotel Metropolitan

Rated 8.5 in 1689 reviews

Hotel Metropolitan is set just 5 minutes' walk from Bologna's main square and 50 metres from Via Indipendenza, which is… See more

Hotel Metropolitan is set just 5 minutes' walk from Bologna's main square and 50 metres from Via Indipendenza, which is the main shopping street in the centre. It brings you modern accommodation with a stylish Oriental twist.

Interiors are contemporary in design, with rooms offering LCD satellite TV, Wi-Fi access and a minibar. You can enjoy quiet surroundings here.

Close to exclusive shops and typical restaurants, Hotel Metropolitan provides excellent, multilingual service. A variety of tours and tourist activities are available or you can just stroll around Bologna's historic centre. Guests can also enjoy a cocktail on the rooftop terrace with views on the hills of Bologna.

Hotel Metropolitan is well-positioned for the station and airport shuttles also stop close by.

Breakfast here is a large sweet and savoury buffet, including pastries and fresh fruit. Choose from a huge range of herbal teas and enjoy organic products which are all beautifully presented.

Rooms from $128

I Portici Hotel Bologna

Rated 8.2 in 4735 reviews

I Portici Hotel has a great location in the heart of the historic centre of Bologna, just a 5-minute walk from Central… See more

I Portici Hotel has a great location in the heart of the historic centre of Bologna, just a 5-minute walk from Central Station. All air-conditioned rooms have free wired internet access.

Guest rooms have either a classic or modern design and all feature tea making facilities, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Some overlook the park, while others have a view of Via Indipendenza.

I Portici Hotel Bologna features a bar, a Michelin-starred restaurant and a bistro, both with beautiful views. There is also a conference room with frescoed ceilings.

Rooms from $83

Art Hotel Orologio

Rated 8.7 in 570 reviews

Offering a free internet point and free bike rental, Hotel Orologio is set in a traffic-free area overlooking Piazza… See more

Offering a free internet point and free bike rental, Hotel Orologio is set in a traffic-free area overlooking Piazza Maggiore square and Bologna's historic centre. The Towers of Bologna are 5 minutes' walk away.

All rooms are elegantly decorated with dark-wood furniture and marble bathrooms. They are air conditioned and come with a minibar and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Most have a view of Bologna.

The Orologio Hotel has a family-run feel to it and staff provide excellent service and useful tourist information.

The hotel is in front of the town hall's clock tower and has excellent bus links to Bologna Central Station.

Rooms from $173

Aemilia Hotel Bologna

Rated 8.9 in 3509 reviews

Hotel Aemilia is 15 minutes on foot from Bologna's city centre and famous towers. It offers modern rooms with free… See more

Hotel Aemilia is 15 minutes on foot from Bologna's city centre and famous towers. It offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and high-definition LCD TV with international channels and Chromecast facility.

Your day at the Aemilia Hotel Bologna begins with a large buffet breakfast. Gurmé restaurant serves local specialities and Italian favourites, at dinner. The bar serves drinks and light lunches.

The hotel features a large guarded garage. The Fiera di Bologna convention centre is just a 10-minute drive away, while the hotel is 200 metres from Bologna's Policlinico Sant’Orsola hospital.

Rooms from $96

PHI HOTEL BOLOGNA "Al Cappello Rosso"

Rated 8.7 in 1311 reviews

Dating back to 1375, PHI HOTEL BOLOGNA "Al Cappello Rosso" is one of Bologna’s oldest boutique hotels, in the historic… See more

Dating back to 1375, PHI HOTEL BOLOGNA "Al Cappello Rosso" is one of Bologna’s oldest boutique hotels, in the historic city centre. It combines 600 years of hospitality with modern facilities to ensure a pleasant stay next to Piazza Maggiore, the city’s main square.

The Hotel is located in a restricted traffic area (ZTL) but guarantees access and offers a private paid garage on request (to be booked in advance) for those of you arriving by car. Please check our website for more info on how to find us: www.phihotelbologna.com

All rooms come with free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV with satellite channels. Each one has a kettle with a selection of tea and coffee, a minibar and air conditioning. Some rooms have been designed by artists and stage designers.

Breakfast is a sweet and savoury buffet including gluten-free and organic options. The Osteria del Cappello restaurant is open both for lunch and dinner and prepares local and classic Italian specialities. The lobby features comfortable sofas and a free internet point.

The hotel's staff is available 24 hours to give you information about the city and our services.

Rooms from $128

Art Hotel Commercianti

Rated 8.9 in 2131 reviews

Located in the historical centre of Bologna, The Art Hotel Commercianti offers free breakfast, free WiFi throughout. It… See more

Located in the historical centre of Bologna, The Art Hotel Commercianti offers free breakfast, free WiFi throughout. It is next to the San Petronio Basilica and the Fountain of Neptune. Bike hire is also free.

All the rooms include a satellite TV, air conditioning and a safe.

The Hotel Commercianti is set in an historic building in a quiet, traffic-free area.

You will find friendly service and an elegant style at the Commercianti. Other facilities include rental bike and luggage storage.

Friendly staff can help with city and travel information. Opera tickets can be booked directly at the hotel.

Rooms from $133

Hotel Touring

Rated 8.5 in 1184 reviews

Hotel Touring offers the warm hospitality of Bologna since the 1950s. Located near the Basilica of San Domenico, it… See more

Hotel Touring offers the warm hospitality of Bologna since the 1950s. Located near the Basilica of San Domenico, it features a beautiful rooftop terrace and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

The Touring is near the prestigious Galleria Cavour, and a short walk from Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo Re Enzo and the Due Torri.

On-site facilities at the Touring Hotel also include a hot tub, located on the fifth floor and open from June to September.

All rooms at this 4-star superior hotel are equipped with parquet floors, air conditioning, and LCD TV. Some top-floor rooms offer a balcony with views of Bologna's rooftops and the hills.

Rooms from $124

Starhotels Excelsior

Rated 8.6 in 4861 reviews

The 4-star superior Starhotels Excelsior is opposite Bologna Train Station and the airport bus terminal. It offers free… See more

The 4-star superior Starhotels Excelsior is opposite Bologna Train Station and the airport bus terminal. It offers free WiFi throughout, modern interiors, a gourmet restaurant and a free gym. The Bologna Exhibition Centre is 2 km away.

Rooms are elegant and spacious, with carpeted or wood floors and neutral colour schemes. All air conditioned, they come with tea and coffee-making facilities and a TV with satellite channels.

Fondente Bar offers hot and cold drinks throughout the day and free newspapers.

A full American breakfast is available daily. The Avorio by Eataly restaurant offers a selection of traditional local dishes, or guests can grab a drink at the on-site Fondente Bar.

This Starhotel is next to the gardens of Parco della Montagnola and a 15-minute walk from Bologna Cathedral and the central square of Piazza Maggiore.

Rooms from $93

Gregorini Bingham Art Luxury Suites

Rated 9.0 in 691 reviews

Set in the Centro Storico of Bologna, Gregorini Bingham Art Luxury Suites is located 650 metres from Piazza Maggiore… See more

Set in the Centro Storico of Bologna, Gregorini Bingham Art Luxury Suites is located 650 metres from Piazza Maggiore. This property is situated a short distance from attractions such as Quadrilatero Bologna and Archiginnasio di Bologna. The accommodation provides luggage storage space and free WiFi.

Guest rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom.

Popular points of interest near the guest house include MAMbo, Santa Maria della Vita and Via Indipendenza. The nearest airport is Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, 8 km from the property.

Rooms from $128

NH Bologna De La Gare

Rated 8.5 in 4345 reviews

Just 300 metres from Bologna Central Train Station, this NH hotel located in Bologna's shopping district and features… See more

Just 300 metres from Bologna Central Train Station, this NH hotel located in Bologna's shopping district and features free Wi-Fi. It offers an international buffet breakfast and large rooms with a minibar and satellite TV.

Rooms at the NH Bologna De La Gare come with classic or modern décor, a work desk, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries.

The Amarcord Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It serves Emilia-Romagna specialities, vegetarian and children's menus.

Set next to the gardens of Parco della Montagnola, De La Gare is a 10-minute walk from Bologna Cathedral. The Fiera di Bologna exhibition centre is 3 km away.

Rooms from $78

Casa Bertagni

Bed & breakfast

Rated 9.5 in 438 reviews

Situated in Bologna, 700 metres from the Two Towers, Casa Bertagni features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The… See more

Situated in Bologna, 700 metres from the Two Towers, Casa Bertagni features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The National Art Gallery of Bologna is a few metres away.

All rooms feature air conditioning and satellite TV. The private bathroom includes either a shower or spa bath, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

On request, private parking can be booked, while bike rental service is also available.

Rooms from $146

Savoia Hotel Regency

Rated 8.9 in 3891 reviews

Savoia Hotel Regency is set in an 18th-century villa at 5 km from Bologna city centre. Surrounded by a beautiful 10,000… See more

Savoia Hotel Regency is set in an 18th-century villa at 5 km from Bologna city centre. Surrounded by a beautiful 10,000 m² park, it features an outdoor swimming pool.

The on-site Garganelli Restaurant serves traditional Emilia-Romagna and Italian cuisine. It boasts retro-style décor from the 1960s, and sometimes offers live music.

Guests can stroll and relax in the large garden and sun terrace, equipped with tables, sun loungers and stylish armchairs.

The Savoia Regency Hotel features a spacious hall with Venetian floors and crystal chandeliers. The reception is open 24 hours a day and provides free Wi-Fi.

The elegant rooms are decorated with classic furniture and come with either wooden or carpet floors. They include a TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels.

With free parking, the hotel is 1.5 km from the A14 motorway and a 5-minute drive from the Bologna Exhibition Centre. The Guglielmo Marconi Airport is 9 km away.

Rooms from $76

Royal Hotel Carlton

Rated 8.3 in 1953 reviews

Just 300 metres from Bologna Train Station, the Royal Carlton offers elegant rooms with flat-screen satellite TV. The… See more

Just 300 metres from Bologna Train Station, the Royal Carlton offers elegant rooms with flat-screen satellite TV. The on-site Monrif SPA Clarins features saunas, Turkish baths, and wellness treatments.

The Royal Carlton Hotel's spacious rooms come with minibar and internet access. Each room has a marble bathroom with hairdryer. Some offer a balcony and hydromassage bath.

An extensive buffet breakfast is served daily, and includes Italian pastries and cakes, as well as cold meats, cheese and fruit. The restaurant offers both regional and international specialities.

During some major events, the Carlton can provide a free shuttle service to the Fiera di Bologna Exhibition Centre on request. The city airport is 5 km away.

Rooms from $99

Hotel Porta San Mamolo

Rated 8.5 in 883 reviews

Porta San Mamolo has its own garden where you can enjoy an excellent free breakfast. It is in a quiet location 10… See more

Porta San Mamolo has its own garden where you can enjoy an excellent free breakfast. It is in a quiet location 10 minutes' walk from Bologna's main square.

Rooms are modern at Porta San Mamolo. Some have terraces with city views or a private entrance from the garden. All are very comfortable, with Wi-Fi access and satellite TV.

There is a 24-hour lounge bar as well as a furnished courtyard. You can have your breakfast here from 07:00 until 10:00.

Staff really care at Hotel Porta San Mamolo and you will have great service here, 24 hours a day.

Buses leave from close by. Bologna's famous towers are a 15-minute walk away.

Rooms from $117

TSH Bologna

Rated 8.6 in 2742 reviews

Boasting a restaurant, a bar and a fitness centre, The Student Hotel Bologna is situated in Bologna, 800 metres from… See more

Boasting a restaurant, a bar and a fitness centre, The Student Hotel Bologna is situated in Bologna, 800 metres from Museum for the Memory of Ustica and 1.5 km from MAMbo. Bologna Centrale Train Station is within 1 km of the property.

All air conditioned, rooms at the hotel features free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

A continental breakfast is available each morning at the property.

Speaking English and Italian at the reception, staff are always on hand to help.

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is 7.5 km from The Student Hotel Bologna.

Rooms from $54

Almarossa

Aparthotel

Rated 8.9 in 741 reviews

Set 500 metres from Bologna University, Almarossa offers accommodation with free WiFi a 15-minute walk from Bologna… See more

Set 500 metres from Bologna University, Almarossa offers accommodation with free WiFi a 15-minute walk from Bologna Centrale Train Station. A shared garden and a furnished terrace are available on site.

All air-conditioned, rooms and apartments have a satellite TV. Apartments and studios also have an equipped kitchenette, and some apartments feature a balcony. The bathroom has free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Piazza Maggiore square is 1 km from Almarossa, while Gugliermo Marconi Airport is a 20-minute drive away.

Rooms from $83

UNAHOTELS Bologna Centro

Rated 8.3 in 4258 reviews

Located right next to Bologna Centrale Train Station, UNAHOTELS Bologna Centro offers an on-site Emilia Romagna… See more

Located right next to Bologna Centrale Train Station, UNAHOTELS Bologna Centro offers an on-site Emilia Romagna restaurant and rooms unlimited free WiFi. Parco Montaglona is 6 minutes' walk away.

The design rooms include a TV with satellite channels. All air-conditioned and tastefully furnished, they have a minibar and a private bathroom.

Guests can relax and enjoy an aperitif at the trendy bar, or in the spacious summer terrace. A rich breakfast is served every morning in the dining room.

At 2.5 km from BolognaFiere Exhibition Centre, the UNAHOTELS Bologna Centro is surrounded by bars, shops and restaurants. The city centre is a 20-minute walk away.

Rooms from $92