We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Royal Hotel Carlton

Show Prices
#15 of 104 Hotels in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Royal Hotel Carlton
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

683 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Royal Hotel Carlton
See the most recent reviews
Showing 197: English reviews
Taichung, Taiwan
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I was staying for business fair in Bologna. First of all, it is quite decent place to stay over 4 or 5 days. Great breakfast served but WIFI not good enough. Two old elevators but they are working ok. Each room has private balcony at least two room we had stayed. Location is the best and room space is quite...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Chuck Cheng Chu... C
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Chuck, thank you for this excellent review about Royal hotel Carlton, me and my staff will be very motivated to read your opinion about us. We are proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and we hope to welcoming you for your next stay in Bologna. My best regards, Michele Palma

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Well located - central enough for restaurants shops etc but out of the centre so very spacious grounds Nice verandas for sittimg in the sun Great service eberywhere especially main bar Good breakfast included - nice rooms

 Report
Helpful?
Thank angela w
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for this excellent review about Royal hotel Carlton, me and my staff will be very motivated to read your opinion about us. We are proud to have fully satisfied your expectations and we hope to welcoming you for your next stay in Bologna. My best regards, Michele Palma

Kirklareli, Turkey
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel location is heart of the city , you can walk on the independenza street an reach most popular historical buildings.Rooms are very clean and comfortable.All personnel very very kind and helpfull. You can live mediterrenian hospitality here.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nedim Z
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Nedim, thank you for your lovely review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, we are proud to know that you have been fully satisfied from our services. Please don't hesitate to contact us for your next reservation in Bologna, our staff will be at your disposal to propose a customized stay. Best regards, Michele Palma

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The Hotel is located Close to the Bologna main Station and easily accessible by walking or car. The garden area (bar) is the highlight of the Hotel, the rooms are clean and good for a stay but old fashioned. The breakfast buffet includes a variety of Italian and European type dishes. The Hotel is rather overpriced for what it offers.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Beat R
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review about Royal Hotel Carlton, it's good to know that there were non negatives during your stay. Concerning our prices I don't think we are overpriced for what we offer, because we offer more staff, more maintenance, more assistance, more safety, more dishes on breakfast, a beautiful SPA branded by Clarins, a Grand Carte...

Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Good hotel but very very bad wifi nearly useless . Good room and breakfast . Good location very near the center. Missing some more smiling from the staff. The hotel has swimming pool and private parking. Watch out for the handicap parking yellow parking area.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank DKStelio
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, we will take your suggestions very careful to improve our services and attitude. Looking forward to welcoming you once again in Bologna, please don't hesitate to contact us directly to customize your next stay. Best regards, Michele Palma

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Stayed as part of a great rail holiday and could not fault vey grand entrance hall and also a good location for the town which I would say was a good 15 minute walk with plenty of place to eat and drink. The rooms in the hotel were of a very high standard and very comfy the gardens were very...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank brian k
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thank you for your nice review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, our staff will be so motivated. We are happy to know that you have been satisfied and you could spent an enjoyable stay in Bologna. Please don't hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation. Best regards, Michele Palma

Brentwood, Essex
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Whilst the hotel does not have very much character, having been built in the 1970s and designed principally for the business community, it does provide very spacious rooms for a very reasonable price (especially compared to the hotels in the city centre). Our bed was very large and extremely comfortable. The only drawback was that the air-con could have been...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cestrian56
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review about the Royal Hotel Carlton and to suggest our hotel to all Trip Advisor's users. We are proud to know that you appreciated our services and our professionality, than we remain at your disposal for the future reservations you may require. Best regards, Michele Palma

Rzeszow, Poland
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Location is excellent, a bit off the main noisy street, but just few minutes walking from the centre. Secure underground parking. Rooms are nice, spacious enough and clean. Good breakfast. On a plus side, they DO read comments made during booking. I would stay there again with pleasure. Staff is professionally friendly only, parking expensive. I would appreciate a bit...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Chris C
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for your nice review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, our staff will be so motivated. We are happy to know that you have been satisfied and you could spent an enjoyable stay in Bologna. Please don't hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation. Best regards, Michele Palma

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Lovely Hotel, staff great. Rooms very adequate. A ten minute walk into the main square, got lost a few time, but not very good at reading Maps, Hotel was very quiet , no noise from the street. Breakfast was good, with a lot of selections. Would recommend this Hotel.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Louise C
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Louise, thank you for your lovely review about the Royal Hotel Carlton, we are proud to know that you have been fully satisfied from our services. Please don't hesitate to contact us for your next reservation in Bologna, our staff will be at your disposal to propose a customized stay. Best regards, Michele Palma

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel was very pleasant from check in to checking out 4 days later. Staff were very attentive and spoke excellent English as out Italian is poor. Room was a good size, with a full size bathroom in marble. The breakfast was nicely laid out and provided an appropriate local selection. The terrace beside the bar was nicely covered to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank LondonUKTraveller101
General M, Direttore generale at Royal Hotel Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are proud to read your review about Royal Hotel Carlton. We work everyday to satisfy our guests through the services provided by our staff, which is very "customer oriented". We are sure that you will have a good memory of Bologna, so please don't hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation. My best regards, Michele...

243 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (178)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (30)
Viewed
Room/Suite (26)
Viewed
Bathroom (13)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (98)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (65)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (60)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Bologna hotels
San Vitale
Hotel Corona d'Oro 1890
Hotel Corona d'Oro 1890
#2 of 104 in Bologna
751 reviews
Metropolitan Hotel
#6 of 104 in Bologna
1,377 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
I Portici Hotel
#20 of 104 in Bologna
1,293 reviews
Aemilia Hotel
#4 of 104 in Bologna
2,244 reviews
Starhotels Excelsior
#21 of 104 in Bologna
1,509 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Ristorante Neoclassico - Royal Hotel Carlton
Ristorante Neoclassico - Royal Hotel Carlton
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Royal Hotel Carlton

Address: Via Montebello 8, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: $175 - $513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Hotel Carlton 4*
Number of rooms: 244
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com and Agoda so you can book your Royal Hotel Carlton reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Bologna
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Bologna
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
#13 Family Hotel in Bologna
#14 Business Hotel in Bologna
#22 Romantic Hotel in Bologna
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Royal Hotel Carlton staff and other travellers.
9 questions
Ask a question
Reading, United Kingdom
Cardiff, United Kingdom
5 months ago
New Jersey
10 months ago
1 month ago
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
9 months ago

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Royal Hotel Carlton staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Upgrade to suite, and ask for a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 403rayt, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony room”
 of 5 bubbles CyberFinn, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't park your car it's very expensive”
 of 5 bubbles jimmgraham, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you are not near the garbage dumpsters.”
 of 5 bubbles momma_christa, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Carmenero, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5