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Budget hotels in Bologna
A more budget-friendly alternative would be Bed & Breakfast Asinelli, which is 3-star accommodation with room rates from 115US$. Enjoy Bologna Apartment is an affordable choice that will put you within a 10-minute walk of the center. L.T. Schneider B&B is a 15-minute walk from Porta Lame and is a low-budget choice for cost-conscious travelers. A good budget-friendly option in Reno district is Affittacamere 051, a 15-minute walk to Piazza Maggiore and not far from Taj Mahal.
Proximity to public transport
To stay near Bologna Central train station, you will find a number of excellently rated hotels, such as Starhotels Excelsior and B&B Hope.
Convenience of staying in the city center
In the downtown area you will find Residenza Piazza San Francesco with room rate starting with 103US$ or Residence Vita Studios & Apartaments with only 174US$. Casa Ilaria is a suburban hotel that is a 5-minute walk to the center and a 5-minute walk to Osteria dell'Orsa. For those looking for a hotel in Lame district, we offer 60 hotels deals, such as the 4-star Zanhotel Europa and the Bologna Center Town-star Bologna Center Town.
For those looking to be close to Museo Morandi, I Portici Hotel Bologna will put you within a 10-minute walk from the city center where you can find a range of sights. Choose a hotel next to Basilica di San Petronio, such as Hotel Metropolitan and Pensione Marconi located a 10-minute walk away.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
Suite Hotel Elite is a 4-star deluxe choice just 1.2 km from Cripta di San Zama. For a unique experience, try a room at Del Borgo, a few minutes' walk away from Museo Ducati. The 4-star Hotel Internazionale is an excellent chain hotel featuring a sauna and a spa centre.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
Think about staying at Francy House Bologna or B&B Stazione Bologna, if you'd like to take advantage of staying at B&B. Il Canale Hotel is family-friendly accommodation located within walking distance to Bottegantica. For an unforgettable vacation, look at Al Cappello Rosso in Piazza Maggiore district, offering views of the city.
Bologna is known as La Grassa meaning ''The Fat''.
A nickname, the city earned for its good appetite and passion for yummy cuisine. The first that comes to mind about foods in Bologna is the world famous spaghetti Bolognese. In fact, locals usually miss it for such dishes as mortadella and tortellini served in local restaurants with sweet local wines.
A cuisine in Bologna goes even far beyond these, but to taste it you need a stay there. Be it a room in cheap hotel in Bologna or in luxury hotel all available at Booked.net. You can check them out with maps, photos and secure forms.
After you finish with your dining in Bologna, you should get involved with this city deeper to discover there more than tasty cuisine. For example, its medieval cityscape with Renaissance buildings and tiny cobbled streets lined with ornate arcades.
Other attractions include;
- Archaeological Museum, a location for antiquities including relics of Egyptian civilization
- Piazza Maggiore, a pedestrian-only square surrounded by the Basilica of San Petronio, the City Hall Building, the portico dei Banchi and the Palazzo del Podestà
- Via Rizzoli, the main streets of Bologna, but excellent for strolls
- Palazzo Comunale, a city hall with a collection of Renaissance paintings
- Torre degli Asinelli, a main symbol of Bologna
The origins of Bologna date back to first Etruscans in the area in the 6th century B.C. and later they were replaced by the Romans. In 1088, the university was established in Bologna that makes of the city the oldest University City in Europe. By the 13th century, Bologna exploded with numerous medieval structures and became the second most important city after Rome in the 16th century.
This is Bologna, a city detained in its past that is still reflected in the cityscape influenced by the famous painters like the Carracci brothers and Guido Reni. Anyway, Bologna is not as reluctant to any change as it is expected to be. For example, the works by Giorgio Morandi, famous painter of the 20th century are exhibited at the Giorgio Morandi Museum in the Town Hall.
Bologna also wasn't long resistant to a plenty of nightclubs, discos and live music venues which sprang throughout the natty city to reshape it toward youth-oriented metropolis.
Bologna is up to you whether a frozen in medieval time city or energetic destination, but one point is constant – the city fits best with Booked.net.