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42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good central location, right next to the Two Towers. Don’t miss a beautiful panoramic view of the city from the roof terrace. We got a small, well-refurbished room with a little balcony facing a quiet inner courtyard. Really friendly staff – whoever is in charge of hiring at this hotel sure does an outstanding job picking the right people. They... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a very good location, within the heart of Bologna, but it is very much in need of a thorough retrofitting. Good breakfast, well attended by attentive staff. The amenities and the quality are not consistent with a 4 stars hotel. Not good value for money.

Thank Bongarfo
Grenoble, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is perfectly located in the small streets of the city center and the building is full of history and charm with a roof top viewing the city. The hotel however is really aging, the reception very standard and thry keep your ID, the standard room is very small with a single bed and the smell is really bad,... More 

Thank Djaypee38
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is perfectly situated for all of the sights of Bologna and you are literally moments away from the main square and surrounding attractions. Whilst the hotel itself is perfectly acceptable and good for budget travellers like myself, it is in need of some refurbishment and updating of the decor. Also, I noticed that the walls were very thin... More 

Thank Mishy75
Burtonsville, Maryland, United States
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198 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A perfect location! Walking to many of the sites is easy. Friendly front desk this hotel offers large rooms and bathroom with desk and other conveniences. The 5 Euro per person breakfast contains both hot and cold, fresh fruit, coffee, tea and other beverages. The second floor has a nice bar and a balcony over looking the busy square below.... More 

Thank Lee P
Tempe, Arizona
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119 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The location of the property is hard to beat, however the room smelled of something unpleasant. It's a very basic room, old mattresses, hard pillows, small shower. Very good breakfast and staff is very nice and helpful. I guess it's hard to build a hotel in this town cause most chains do not have one. Except for the great location... More 

Thank William S
Sandy, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Good value. Clean room and the bathroom is spotless with a bidet, and towel warmer. In room safe. Mini fridge. Bar on second floor for apéritive is fine, you won't get full here. Mostly snacks. The Internet was a little tricky (Samsung Galaxy 6 and IPad mini) but the front desk was helpful. I'd stay here again.

Thank ming4fun
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

very good hotel, dead central bologna. not super high end, but in a great location. check out the 3rd and 4th floor views. probably some of the best in the city. however the streets nearby are difficult, id recommend not driving anything larger than a small euro car to the hotel

Thank John F
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed 1 weekend in Bologna and San Donato is a very good hotel to explore Bologna. The hotel is located in the enter and close to the 2 famous towers. It's not new our room a few on the famous towers. The ladies at the front desk were helpful and the breakfast was good. The next time in Bologna... More 

Thank Huub v
Tampere, Finland
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel is little bit outdated but everything works. Location is in the middle of old town so you can walk everythere. Wi-fi is excelent. Rooms are medium size and clean. There is nice view from roof terrace over the town. No bar at the roof terrace. Safe and expensive park at hotel. Breakfast is medium.

Thank Harri Y

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Modern Hotel housed in 17th century structure, situated near main theaters. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel San Donato

Address: Via Zamboni 16, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > San Vitale
Price Range: ₹ 5,880 - ₹ 14,445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel San Donato 4*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Best Western San Donato
Best Western Bologna
Bologna Best Western
Hotel Style:
#29 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#30 Family Hotel in Bologna
#35 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
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“Floor 2 is convenient to breakfast and bar.”
 of 5 bubbles 133LeeP, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I asked for a quiet. Room and was put on the third floor”
 of 5 bubbles 226sarahw226, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room not facing the piazza”
 of 5 bubbles louiselJ3622NE, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room on higher floor, facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles H2liday2008, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Away from the square”
 of 5 bubbles NightBreed01, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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