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Paris
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2013

For what I paid, (€140 for three nights) I was very impressed. A mere €15 cab ride from the airport and I was right in the historic centre. I could even see the Asinelli tower from my room -- and my window looked into the courtyard. It's within walking distance of just about everything, (a very slow, stop-to-take-pictures, 10-minute walk... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

This hotel is located within walking distance of everything worth seeing and then some. Because it is surrounded by the university with students everywhere , the area has a young energy, very pleasant and friendly. This atmosphere extends to the hotel whose staff reflected that young, helpful, friendly attitude of the many students outside. You definitely needed the earplugs the... More 

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Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Hotel is in a very good location in the historic centre - everything is close walking distance and sufficient eating/drinking opportunities in the direct area. Rooms where clean and business like - although I was surprised this has a formal 4* rating given the overall comfort level you would expect for a 4*. Only issue and reason for 3* (and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2013

This is a great hotel offering excellent value for money. It's very central - barely five minutes to bologna's famous twin towers - and within easy walking distance of the railway station and most of the main sites and museums. It's situated in a small square, and part of the University - one of the oldest, if not the oldest,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2013

I was worried when I saw the ear plugs in the bathroom toiletry set, as I thought we might be inconvenienced by student revels outside in the University district. That wasn't the problem, however. The ear plugs were there because the walls were very thin, confirmed by the TV volume control which would go no higher than a whisper. The... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I would like to start with the good points. The location - just in the heart of the old town. The hotel - nice, comfortable, clean, spacious. The breakfasts - exellent, you also have ruccola, mozzarella, tomatoes, grilled vegetables, fruit puree, different kinds of defreezed berries to add to smth, ect. You may have tea or coffe in the hall... More 

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Tectrix
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2013

I cannot fault this accomodation, not least because at only 33 Euro per person for a twin share room (including breakfast!) it is by the far the best value accommodation I have experienced for a long time. The rooms are spacious clean and very well appointed, the location is perfect for exploring the city of Bologna and the best thing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Just off the main square near the two towers in a quiet corner before you reach the student quarter this hotel is very good value with big clean rooms with balconies and delightful staff. It's nice and peaceful, has great views and a superb roof terrace just made for taking photos across the rooftops or watching the sun come up... More 

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Sighetu Marmatiei, Romania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2012

Noting to complain, the location is the best to stay and visit Bologna, good breakfast, cosy rooms and fantastic view of the old city from the roof terrace. If you choose this place to stay, you will stay right in the middle of the ancient citadel of Bologna. There is also a parking place provided, very convinient, even if access... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 December 2012 via mobile

A well located hotel which is about 20 mins walk from the station, if you have a map. Overall very good service from the hotel staff who are eager to please, especially at breakfast but maybe a little too enthusiastic to get u a latte when there's filtered coffee by the gallon. Breakfasts are excellent with a wide range of... More 

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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: €81 - €199 (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”
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“ask for a room not facing the piazza”
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