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The 4-star Starhotels Excelsior is opposite Bologna Train Station and the airport bus terminal. It offers free WiFi throughout, modern interiors, a gourmet restaurant and a free gym. The Bologna Exhibition Centre is 2 km away. Rooms are elegant and spacious, with carpeted or wood floors and neutral colour schemes. All air conditioned, they come with tea and coffee-making facilities and a TV with satellite channels. Fondente Bar offers hot and cold drinks throughout the day and free newspapers. A full American breakfast is available daily. The Avorio restaurant offers a selection of traditional local dishes, or guests can grab a drink at the on-site Fondente Bar. This Starhotels Excelsior is next to the gardens of Parco della Montagnola and a 15-minute walk from Bologna Cathedral and the central square of Piazza Maggiore.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bologna, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 single bed
and
1 large double bed
1 sofa bed
and
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
and
1 double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.7
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
8.2
Location
9.0
Free WiFi
8.6
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See what guests loved the most:

  • John
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Lovely hotel, very comfortable, quiet room. Unexpected upgrade which was a lovely surprise. Bed very comfortable. Staff we met all very efficient , helpful and friendly
  • Alice
    Australia Australia
    Great stay- food location opposite train station. Friendly staff. Would highly recommend
  • Gary
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Very helpful and friendly staff, hotel was extremely clean and modern.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • AVORIO RESTAURANT
    • Cuisine
      Italian • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Facilities of Starhotels Excelsior
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
Bedroom
  • Linen
View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • City view
  • View
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and charges may be applicable.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian

House rules

Starhotels Excelsior takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 16 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per child, per night
Cot upon request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that when booking a rate where payment is due before arrival, the property will provide detailed payment instructions, for example a link to a secured payment platform.

All guests, including adults and children, are required to show a photo identification upon check-in.

When travelling with pets, please note that an extra charge of EUR 35 per stay applies.

When booking a Non-Refundable Rate, please make sure that the name on the credit card used for the booking corresponds to the guest staying at the property. Otherwise, a third-party authorisation by the cardholder must be submitted when booking. Please note that the credit card used for the booking must be shown at check-in.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Starhotels Excelsior in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Starhotels Excelsior

  • Starhotels Excelsior has 1 restaurant:

    • AVORIO RESTAURANT

  • Room options at Starhotels Excelsior include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Quadruple

  • Starhotels Excelsior offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Fitness
    • Happy hour

  • The prices at Starhotels Excelsior may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Starhotels Excelsior is 0.8 miles from the centre of Bologna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Starhotels Excelsior is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.