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If you are looking for fine accommodation for your next journey in Bologna, we are pleased to offer you amazing Area Nord hotel deals. Booked.net has a wide range of cheap and luxury hotels in Bologna, searches for places to stay in the most famous cities of Italy and offers competitive prices from 30US$. With area maps, you can view Bologna hotels close to the airport and nearby attractions. We’ve got design and boutique hotels with a rich list of services and facilities as well as other excellent accommodation options that give you a perfect base for exploring.
Budget hotels in Bologna
If you're on a budget, stay at Alle Torri, which offers rooms with rates starting from 121US$. Residenza San Martino apartment is an affordable choice that will put you within a 5-minute walk of the center. On a budget, you will find A Casa Di Gio' within a short walking distance of Teatro del Navile. A good budget-friendly option in Bologna City Center district is B&B Maglo Centro, a 15-minute walk to Via Rizzoli and not far from Lady Oscar restaurant.
Proximity to public transport
If you'd like a hotel in Bologna next to Bologna Central railroad station, stay at Hotel Donatello, which is a 10-minute walk away.
Convenience of staying in the city center
Explore the heart of Bologna and stay close to Monumento a Ugo Bassi while booking a room at Hotel Internazionale. Hotel University is 1400 feet away from the downtown and features an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna and an indoor swimming pool. For those looking for a hotel in Santo Stefano district, we offer 31 hotels deals, such as the 3-star Hotel Metropolitan and the 3-star Hotel Blumen.
If you're willing to stay near Monumento a Ugo Bassi, book a room at Art Hotel Orologio which is a 5-minute walk away. For a stay near Land Rover Arena, look into Montagnola district, where you will find highly rated Allegroitalia Espresso Bologna.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
Overlooking the sea, Ih Hotels Bologna Amadeus is a highly-rated hotel with free self-parking, a sauna and a health club in Bologna. Boutique hotels in the area include Porta San Mamolo and Zanhotel Regina. The 4-star Holiday Inn Express Bologna Fiera is an excellent chain hotel featuring free self-parking and a tennis court.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
Families who are visiting Bologna and are interested in staying at a home-like place should consider booking an apartment like Affittacamere 051 next to Land Rover Arena. There are 21 B&B options in Bologna, including B&B Stazione Bologna and Petronio Residence. If you're traveling to Bologna on business, staying near Basilica at Hotel Michelino Bologna Fiera may be a good option. For a relaxing vacation, reserve a resort hotel near Archivio di Astronomia, such as Casa Ilaria or B&Bt Antica Residenza Dazeglio.
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.