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Art Hotel Orologio

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Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

In the absolute centre. Lovely hotel of character. My single room had a large marble bathroom. It was silent. Breakfast was fresh and plenty of variety and availabe over several hours. I spent four days there.

2Thank Patricia R
New York City
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Warning: If you have difficulty climbing stairs, then this is not the place for you - the elevator is 1 1/2 flights up. Otherwise, this is a pleasant property that is nicely located for walking around the town. What is it about Italian hotels and pillows? The pillows at the Orologio were like rolled-up towels stuffed into pillow cases. The...

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Reviewed 6 July 2013

Art Hotel Bologna is centrally located, right off the Piazza Maggiore. The hotel is steps away from shopping, restaurants and tourist attractions. It is a nice safe area, there are lots of people around day and night. There are benches in front of the hotel where local people hang out and talk. The central location does have its downside, however,...

1Thank rocknroll52
Reviewed 2 July 2013

To start with all the members of staff were polite and extremely helpful. Even though there is one flight of stairs to get to the lift, a member of staff helped us with our luggages. The room was spacious and very comfortable and the bathroom had adequate surfaces for toileteries. Slippers and bathrobe were available and there was also a...

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Tacoma, WA
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We stayed three nights at Hotel Orologio in June 2013. I thought the hotel was good -- not a "very good" but still above "average". The staff was very friendly and helpful and the room was impeccably clean with lots of old world charm, though some of the furnishings are showing their age. We were originally booked in a smoking...

2Thank Anniekn
Reviewed 15 June 2013

The Orologio Hotel has a superb location right off the Piazza Maggiore. Rooms are comfortable and quiet, with a good breakfast served by a very friendly staff. This is nice hotel for all kinds of travelers, including families, with a very good price/quality point and a excellent front desk staff that is helpful with all the many things travelers might...

1Thank Epices6
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 June 2013

We spent one night only at the Art Hotel Orologio in Bologna. Our first visit to the city. We managed to get to the hotel, from the airport by bus, without any hassles. Situated in the centre of the old city it was a perfect location for all the sightseeing and restuarants. We were greeted by friendly staff. Our luggage...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 June 2013

We recently stayed at the Art Hotel Orologio in May for 2 nights, and it was very nice. Located in the Piazza Maggiore it was perfect for everything we wanted to do in Bologna. We could walk anywhere we needed to go (even late at night), especially for restaurants, sightseeing..etc. The staff was very helpful, and it was nice they...

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kingston, ontario
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Very historic hotel in the oldest section of Bologna. Close to everything, The staff were very friendly. The place to stay as a tourist and everything was in walking distance. English was spoken The shower was a bit small and awkward to get into Breakfast was excellent with fruit, meats, sweet bun,s yogurt. In the afternoon there were snacks ioff...

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Reviewed 21 May 2013

Located next to Piazza Maggiore in Bologna this is an exceptional hotel with great service and wonderful breakfast. We stayed three nights here and would recommend it to anyone wanting to be close to the action. Piazza Maggiore is literally at your front step with the food shops and wonderful shopping at hand. The room was small but clean and...

1Thank DucatiRider

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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 

Additional Information about Art Hotel Orologio

Address: Via Quattro Novembre 10, 40123 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $187 - $533 (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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Also Known As:
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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“try and get a higher floor at the front”
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“The first two floors require use of the stairs. The rooms begin on the 3rd floor.”
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“The lift starts from the 1st floor rather than the ground floor. Porterage is available but disabled people might find this a disadvantage.”
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“We had a room on the top floor and the view was stunning.”
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