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Art Hotel Orologio

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#10 of 104 Hotels in Bologna
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

We stayed in the hotel for 4 nights in January, we were met on arrival at the Hotel by friendly staff and were given a lovely room overlooking the Piazza. The room was a large room with windows opening onto the view which the Hotel is in a little side street very close by the main Piazza.The room was both...

2Thank GiulianaSydney
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Grazie per la bellissima descrizione che ha scritto di Bologna, dei portici di cui andiamo molto orgogliosi e della nostra...

Aix-en-Provence, France
Reviewed 2 January 2014

just an adorable hotel in perfect location for Bologna -- we borrowed the pushbikes and enjoyed a spectacular day sigghtseeing. I loved the old fashioned decor and so close to the shopping precinct and some delicious restaurants just off the piazza. It was wonderful to find a breakfast with more than white rolls, sliced ham, cheese and a yoghurt-- here...

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Grazie per la splendida recensione che ha scritto. Torni presto a trovarci, un saluto dal centro storico!

Reviewed 28 December 2013

My husband and I stayed here two nights and were very happy with the hotel. We were upgraded to a suite, which was a nice surprise. Clean, friendly, great breakfast. Bed and linens were very comfortable. The collection of antique clocks was a nice touch. It is steps from "the piazza" with Gianbologna's Neptune and fountain and walkable to all...

Thank ellenwoodoff
New York
Reviewed 18 December 2013

All I stayed at the Orologio 4nights 21 nov. I stayed in room #54 which was a delux double very comfortable room looking out on the piazza maggiore. Nice tub and bathroom ,minibar to store cold drinks. I loved the central location. Some reviews have complained about the décor but it was just fine. breakfast the variety of fruit, rolls,...

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Sykesville, Maryland
Reviewed 13 December 2013

There isn't much to say negatively about Art Hotel Orologio. It is centrally located, the staff are competent and helpful, the breakfast is extensive although some items after a day or two seem a bit stale around the edges, and the rooms are comfortable. Okay, this place has no idea of what a pillow is supposed to look like, but...

1Thank Don V
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the art hotel Orologio for the fifth time in late October. It is a perfectly located and charming three star hotel. Lovely rooms but showers only in the bathrooms, excellent beds, excellent wi fi. Lovely staff. Fine breakfast. Beautiful antiques in the halls and public rooms. The hotel is just off the Piazza Maggiore and is right...

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Reviewed 19 November 2013

Bologna is a great place. It has all the history and charm of more famous rivals such as Verona or Florence, but without the package-tour crowds. You will find mostly locals even on the majestic Piazza Maggiore and the irresistible food stores peppering its side strees. Just off this beautiful Piazza is the Orologio Hotel. A smallish place with just...

Thank Jurriaan T
Bayeux, France
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We had booked two nights at the Art Hotel Orologio. Let me state the positives first - friendly and efficient staff, excellent location. We arrived having booked a 'deluxe' room which was supposed to have a view of some sort according to Booking.Com. We were shown to a room with a tiny window that looked out onto what could only...

4Thank MonkeyBites
Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I stayed in the Orologio for one night and had a wonderful (but short) stay. The location is really the best in Bologna- right in the main square but in a tranquil corner with a little sculpture space in front. The hotel is small and family run- the front door feels like entering a home and not a hotel. All...

1Thank erobinson1030
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Get off the Aerobus, cross the street, enter the Piazza Maggiore turn the corner (still pedestrian) and you have arrived. Couldn't have imagines how perfect the location was. A stately home turned into hotel. Staff great, breakfast could have used something hot (eggs sausage bacon for instance) but all very tastey and fresh fruit galore. . The view from our...

1Thank TravellingTibby

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just off Piazza Maggiore, right across from the antique Clock Tower from which the hotel gets its name, this Art Hotel represents the ideal stay for those who love atmospheric historical flavour without forgoing the comforts of a modern hotel. Hotel Orologio is a delightful and charming hotel with a view of the city’s most venerable landmarks: the Palazzo Comunale, Palazzo d’Accursio, Palazzo dei Notai all frame Piazza Maggiore, one of Italy’s most beautiful medieval piazzas. Our warm and welcoming tea room offers a moment of repose in the tranquil peace of a typical Bolognese palazzo. It central location provides the ideal starting point for sampling the events, museums, theatres, culture, and shopping that Bologna has to offer, all close at hand. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Quattro Novembre 10, 40123 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: €136 - €357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Art Hotel Orologio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Orologio Hotel Bologna
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
#11 Family Hotel in Bologna
#16 Business Hotel in Bologna
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“Ask for a front room overlooking the clock tower”
chriswood2015, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“At the front is better but you might compromise on the noise”
stewW4, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“try and get a higher floor at the front”
dw1501, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“higher floor for the views”
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hopelands, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The first two floors require use of the stairs. The rooms begin on the 3rd floor.”
wmcwirla, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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