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Art Hotel Orologio

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Pro: Great location to explore the old town and the staff at breakfast was friendly and attentive. Con: We booked junior suite where upon check-in was told, we have been upgraded to suite with its own side entrance. Little did we know, instead of suite, we were given the studio, which is in building next door. Yes, it was spacious,...

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Mi spiace molto che la nostra soluzione dello studio non sia stata di suo gradimento . Per noi è una...

Braintree, Essex
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Literally a few steps from the Piazza Maggiore this hotel is excellently located for exploring the city of Bologna. Room smallish but we'll equipped with a safe, mini bar and kettle. Bed very comfortable. Breakfast a selection of fruit, cereal, cold meats etc as typical in Europe. They have a lounge area where you can relax if you wish. All...

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Grazie! Tornate presto a trovarci!

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

On arrival the greeting was friendly and welcoming. We were given a lovely suite with a great city view. This hotel is so close to some of the best sights in the city, so literally just drop your bags off and wander into Bolognas mix of history and culture.

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London
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A stone's throw from the Piazza Maggiore in the pedestrian precinct in the heart of central Bologna, the hotel is only indicated by a modest 'Albergo' sign outside. The rooms are well appointed, spacious and quiet. Presumably it was a substantial private residence before to judge by a curiosity: the lift only starts above the first floor, but there are...

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Caro Ospite, grazie per avere scelto l’hotel Orologio e per la sua attenta disanima sull’ albergo ,sul servizio e sull’aspetto...

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This very nice and Italian, unspoiled hotel is in the best possible location om Bologna. A minutes walk from Piazza Maggiore. Large rooms, we got a lovely room facing the front, a little square. Great breakfast and complimentary cakes and Italian liqour in the afternoon. So sweet. This is not a cool, hip hotel, but it is Italian and that's...

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Grazie per la bella recensione. Siamo felici che abbia gradito il nostro Hotel e il suo salotto ideale per prendere...

South Devon
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A great B & B with a large room, spacious bathroom, walk-in closet for storing clothes and provided with kettle, teabags and mugs. The hotel is excellently situated, being very close indeed to the Piazza Maggiore.

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Waukesha Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel couldn't be more central to Bologna. This is a nice sized hotel with pleasant staff at a good price. I was concerned about the drive into center city, but the photo / written directions were good (they sent them to me in Italian, but I found them in English after a Google search). Our GPS was likewise great....

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Grazie per la bellissima recensione. Un saluto da Piazza Maggiore!

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a lovely charming hotel in a great central location just off the Piazza Maggiore. On arrival both pre-booked rooms were upgraded from standard to deluxe doubles, which was a pleasant start to our stay in Bologna. The rooms, which overlooked the main square, was well equipped, breakfasts offered a wide range of good quality food, and the staff...

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Grazie, allora l'aspettiamo presto!

Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a lovely quaint hotel with the most charming and helpful staff. Our room was beautifully clean with a very comfortable bed and an amazing view of the central square. Despite being so central it was never noisy. The staff couldn't be more helpful, booking a taxi for us and getting breakfast bags together for our 4 30am check...

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Grazie di cuore, tornate presto a trovarci!

Boston
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel should get 5 start just for its location, right I the heart of Bologna. The hotel is absolutely charming. The stuff are very friendly and helpful. We had a very nice room for 3 people with a specious bathroom. The hotel also provides you an option to reserve parking in advance. It also provides great breakfast.

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Un ringraziamento da parte dello Staff e dalla Direzione!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just off Piazza Maggiore, right across from the antique Clock Tower from which the hotel gets its name, this Art Hotel represents the ideal stay for those who love atmospheric historical flavour without forgoing the comforts of a modern hotel. Hotel Orologio is a delightful and charming hotel with a view of the city’s most venerable landmarks: the Palazzo Comunale, Palazzo d’Accursio, Palazzo dei Notai all frame Piazza Maggiore, one of Italy’s most beautiful medieval piazzas. Our warm and welcoming tea room offers a moment of repose in the tranquil peace of a typical Bolognese palazzo. It central location provides the ideal starting point for sampling the events, museums, theatres, culture, and shopping that Bologna has to offer, all close at hand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Art Hotel Orologio

Address: Via Quattro Novembre 10, 40123 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $210 - $598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Art Hotel Orologio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Orologio Hotel Bologna
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
#11 Family Hotel in Bologna
#16 Business Hotel in Bologna
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“The lift starts from the 1st floor rather than the ground floor. Porterage is available but disabled people might find this a disadvantage.”
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