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Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta

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Via Orfeo 34/4, 40124 Bologna Italy
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
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Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#60 of 111 hotels in Bologna
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Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta (The Convent of the Silk Flowers) is an elegant 4-star superior hotel in Bologna. The hotel is housed in an ancient 14th-century convent and has been furnished to offer our guests a unique and special experience. Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta has 10 delightful bedrooms and thanks to its small size, it offers an intimate, welcoming and relaxing environment. All close to the historic center of Bologna. The property features original brick and stone elements, beautiful frescoes and rooms with free WiFi and LCD TV with Sky channels. The hotel also has a wellness area with jacuzzi, turkish bath and a massage center. In medieval times, silk was grown inside our ancient convent. In memory of this old tradition, the hotel management decided to call it The Convent of the Silk Flowers. Based on the national protocol ‘'Safe Reception'' which identifies effective measures to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus in tourist-accommodation facilities, it's necessary to send to the facility, prior to arrival, all the information needed for registration, as well as a copy of a valid identity card/passport that will be exhibited on arrival.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
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Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
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Air conditioning
Room service
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Italian
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LucyM wrote a review Nov 2020
London, United Kingdom12 contributions
It's an old elegant hotel nearby a very beautiful garden, Margherita. Very nice rooms, good breakfast, a Wonderful hall,great locatiom just 8min walk from Piazza Maggiore. Fast check-in and helpful staff
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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MennyB wrote a review Nov 2020
Bergamo, Italy14 contributions28 helpful votes
I’ve finally found the perfect place to stay in Bologna! Good location, clean environment and very polite and friendly staff. The room was very nice & comfortable. I loved everything about this place! Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Keith wrote a review Aug 2020
7 contributions8 helpful votes
The staff were very helpful during the whole stay. The rooms were a good size and well equipped and good value. The location is good and it is easy to walk to the centre from the hotel. The only minor negatives were that the entrance is not obvious and I walked past it twice before I found it. The main bar only offered limited drinks and did not offer wine which is a surprise for Italy. Neither of these would stop me from staying there again
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Date of stay: July 2020
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KKK wrote a review Aug 2019
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We stayed only one night in this “4 star” hotel. The rooms look great on pictures, thats why we decided to book this hotel. The reality is completely different. The room looked old, the floor was horrible I wouldn’t walk barefoot there. The bathroom was huge, guess because we got a room with disabled access?? I don’t understand the dirty rug inside the bathroom... There was no side tables next to the bed, so you have to sleep with your phone, tissues etc. There are no key cards what you would expect in a 4* place. They giving you actual keys. I had to use the toilet at the reception as our room was not ready yet. It was the narrowest toilet I have ever seen in my life. It definitely needs refurbishment. The breakfast was the biggest disappointment. Small, lacking variety and didn’t look fresh. The lettuce was rotten under the cheese and cold cuts. I couldn’t eat anything else but bread and nutella. The staff was nice at the desk, and I liked the fact that they tried to keep the old character of the building in the lobby. Wouldn’t recommend it and wouldn’t stay here again.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from LaDirezioneGenerale, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta
Responded 9 Nov 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. We appreciate positive but in particular the negative ones since they help us to improve the quality of our services. We do our best to make the stay of our guests a unique experience. We regret to learn that our hotel did not meet your expectations. Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta, is a luxurious four-star hotel located in the city centre of, Bologna and is certainly one of the finest 4 star hotels in the region. It is housed in an authentic 14th-century convent, and is recommended for business and leisure guests. We regret to know that it was not suitable to your needs. We give parking information to the guests. We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the breakfast. We're currently looking into working with a local bakery to provide a better selection of fresh pastries daily, We sincerely hope you found accommodations which met your expectations on the rest of your trip. We assure you that for your next visit we will do everything is in our possibilities to conquer again your trust and improve your experience. Sincerely, Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta
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troopytroopy wrote a review Jul 2019
Baku, Azerbaijan472 contributions120 helpful votes
Cozy hotel at 15min walk from city center, rooms are clean, spacious with high ceiling. Breakfast is just right, all you need to start fruitfully your day! Prices are cheap, 60eur double room with breakfast.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$34 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
ItalyEmilia-RomagnaProvince of BolognaBolognaSanto Stefano
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta
Which popular attractions are close to Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta?
Nearby attractions include Piazza Santo Stefano (0.3 km), Lestofante (0.4 km), and Teatro Duse (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cremeria Santo Stefano, Parlor, and Bistrò Domino.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Piazza Maggiore (1.0 km), Piazza Santo Stefano (0.3 km), and Basilica di San Domenico (0.6 km).
Is Il Convento Dei Fiori Di Seta accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.