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Il Canale Hotel

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Il Canale hotel is situated in the heart of Bologna city center and it overlooks the Aposa river with one of the most evocative glimpse in the city. Just far 300 meters from FS train station and 200 meters from Piazza Maggiore, Il Canale is an enchanting and cosy hotel where thanks to an authentic hospitality and a calm and resting ambience you really feel at home. Recently restored, the hotel has 16 different rooms divided in smoking and not smoking, family and business some suitable to lodge disabled people equipped with every comfort. It 'also a suite with a room entirely suspended on the channel. The buffet breakfast is served in a characteristic vaulted ceiling room where you can see an unusual view of Aposa river. A big terrace, at guests' disposal, offers a breathtaking view of Bologna roofs. In the rooms is available free Wi-Fi. Pet allowed.
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Property amenities
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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1111Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
308Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews piazza maggiore great location eclectic collection lovely quirky hotel train station travelled by train friendliest hotel room was clean the main tourist attractions check in was a breeze huge room the ground floor reasonable choice central location recommend this hotel main shopping street staff were all very helpful
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a hotel in Bologna for 3 nights and started looking on a website, Booking.com. When I started I immediately got a message, "all hotels heavily booked". Whilst looking at Il Canale came another message, " only 1 room left for these...More

Thank houstonj874
Response from Giuseppe G, Proprietario at Il Canale HotelResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Mr. Houston, we are sorry to read your words and it is necessary to replay about your complaints. First of all, everywhere the price of the rooms changes every day and it is absolutely normal that the rates are more high when there...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed here one night but still loved our stay! The location is unbeatable, right in the centre of Bologna. The staff are friendly, the room was great, the bathroom more spacious than we expected and everything was clean. Our room was located on...More

Thank MrsBoonvita
Response from Giuseppe G, Proprietario at Il Canale HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! It is wonderful to read your words!!! We are so happy that you passed a good time here with us and that you appreciated our Hotel. Thanks for your review and we hope to see you again! Kind regards

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A young enthusiastic team who renovated this place and created a cozy welcoming environment: Giuseppe and his girlfriend make you feel at home, are always ready to help and have great advice about things to do in Bologna. You feel like in an old Italian...More

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Response from Giuseppe G, Proprietario at Il Canale HotelResponded 13 October 2018

Dear, thanks for your wonderful words!!! We are so happy that you stayed good here, this is the best gift for us! You have a house and friends here, so come back when you want! Kind regards

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We really enjoyed our stay Hotel Il Canale and were sad to leave! It is in a great location - 5 minutes from Piazza Maggiore, but in a quiet street just off busy Via dell' Indipendenza, and this males all the difference - a little...More

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Response from Giuseppe G, Proprietario at Il Canale HotelResponded 10 October 2018

Dear! Thanks for your words!!! We loved to have you like our guests and hope to see you again! You have a home here! Kind regards

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Stayed for 1 night in August on way South. Was a great location, had large downstairs family room - 5 of us stayed in it. Room was large and clean, bathroom is a bit tired and designed for disabled access but perfectly usable and clean....More

Thank jen284ever
Response from Giuseppe G, Proprietario at Il Canale HotelResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Jen, thanks for your review! We are happy to know that you stayed well here and hope to have you again like our guests! Kind regards

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Simon P
20 May 2018|
Response from AKC60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - no more than a 10 minute walk. The shuttle bus stops at the station; that’s where you need to get off. From there it’s a straight line into the town centre - the hotel’s on your left...
14 January 2018|
Response from Giuseppe G | Property representative |
Dear Lisa we are 150mt far to "Piazza XIII agosto" parking. The cost for 24 hours is 20€. Thankyou for the request. Hotel Il Canale
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Millie Y
28 May 2017|
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Response from Silvia A | Reviewed this property |
I stayed only in double rooms so I regret cannot answer this.
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"We had a ground floor room overlooking the canal which was nice - but be prepared - the weather was warm..."
25 Sep 2018
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"Downstairs family room is large - easily slept a family of 5"
13 Sep 2018
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"They have small single rooms, which suited my needs perfectly"
8 Aug 2018
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"Great location. Affordable price."
26 May 2018
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US$72 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hotel il canaleil canale bologna
ItalyEmilia-RomagnaProvince of BolognaBolognaSan Vitale
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