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University Hotel

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If you want to sleep, do not come here, rooms are close to the street and there is always a mess on the street. Rooms are fine, it's just does not make sense not to be able to sleep in an hotel right?

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The room and bathroom were rather small but clean. Friendly staff. Breakfast is basic and good and it is in the basement which is not really inviting. There were only a few tv channels and they were all Italian, but that did not bother us. Nice neighborhood which is not noisy during the night.

1Thank Gorrax
Novi Sad, Serbia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I made reservation for both - hotel and the garage. We arrived late at night, asked for garage and very surprised guy at the reception said he doesn't know anything about it - it was other guy who promised reservation and he is on holiday! SO? General opinion is that they are not very organized, breakfast is very, very basic,...

1Thank Pundravci
New York, NY
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I spent two nights here while in Bologna. It's a good option when you're on a budget. My room was quite spacious and clean, and the bed comfortable. Staff were nice. Location is good - close to the university area and the center of the city, and about a 15-20 minute walk to the train station. Lots of restaurants/shops/bars nearby....

1Thank jphnyc
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Don't expect anything extraordinary the but hotel is good value for money. Helpful staff, very decent breakfast. Main touristic attractions can be reached in 5-10 minutes, lots of great cafes and bars around.

1Thank Marika88
Swiss Alps, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I spent a weekend here with a couple of friends. The staff was very polite and always willing to help. The location is pretty good since the hotel it's very close to the city center. If you walk you will reach the main street (where most oh the shops are) in 10 minutes. The breakfast is not that good... the...

1Thank BTravelslover
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Comfortable hotel close to the university and the centre at a very reasonable price. It's a nice and quiet place to stay while in bologna. Do visit the nearby piazza Giuseppe verdi, buy a beer from the street seller's and sit amoung the crowd playing Frisbee, playing music, singing, hula hooping until the early hours.

1Thank Wonder_chasser
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The location of the hotel is very convenient for travelers. The hotel has the basic amenities and provides good service. It is pretty good for what its worth. The quality of the bedding can be improved somewhat. I have stayed here many times due to its convenient location and services. Free wifi and breakfast.

1Thank hodala802
Novi Sad, Serbia
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The best thing with this hotel is the location, quite near to the all university buildings and also near to the city centre. The rooms are quite cosy, with small bathroom. The breafast is served in room that look like a basement but no much of the space for more of five people in the same time.

1Thank jasna1972
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Wi-Fi is free and more than decent. Staff is very kind. Parking is possible, at the adjacent hotel Accademia for 15€. Bed is comfortable enough. Shower works, although the bathroom is very plain and basic.

2Thank andreawise

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situato nel cuore della cultura Bolognese, a due passi dalla più antica università del mondo, a fianco del teatro comunale e della pinacoteca nazionale, l'Hotel University è un vero e proprio salotto in città per chi cerca un ambiente elegante e la calda atmosfera che solo le piccole strutture sanno dare.A piedi ed in pochi minuti è possibile raggiungere tutti i punti più interessanti della città: le due Torri, le chiese di Santo Stefano e San Francesco, Piazza Maggiore con i suoi palazzi Medievali e la Basilica di San Petronio.Il quartiere ospita numerosi ristoranti osterie e trattorie tipiche. ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Hotel

Address: Via Mentana 7, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: ₹ 4,935 - ₹ 9,797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — University Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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University Hotel Bologna
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#36 Family Hotel in Bologna
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The rooms not facing the bars are quieter during weekends.”
hodala802, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Because a lot of student are around choose the higher floors, they have less noise.”
jasna1972, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We had room on 3rd floor which is probably quieter”
97philb, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are no internal rooms.”
Kothar, 15 May 2012 | Read review
“Our room was not on the street side, but on the alley side. Didn't help, as people walk back to their homes or hotels of course.”
Lucia21Amsterdam, 30 Oct 2011 | Read review
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