City view
Pet friendly
Free WiFi
Bathtub
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms
Safe
Baggage storage

Stay in the heart of Bologna Excellent location – show map

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The 4-star superior 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 Center is 1.2 mi away.

Rooms are elegant and spacious, with carpeted or wood floors and neutral color 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 by Eataly restaurant offers a selection of traditional local dishes, or guests can grab a drink at the on-site Fondente Bar.

This Starhotel is next to the gardens of Parco della Montagnola and a 15-minute walk from Bologna Cathedral and the central square of Piazza Maggiore.

This is our guests' favorite part of Bologna, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Starhotels Excelsior has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 4, 2005
Hotel chain/brand: Starhotels

Property Highlights

Located in the 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.

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you do twin bed rooms
    Yes, we already have also twin rooms
    Answered on December 29, 2019
  • Ciao, I'd like to reserve a hotel room for 2 nights, but we have an issue that our flight will not land before 00h, late checkin is possible??
    24-hour front desk
    Answered on January 12, 2022
  • Hi How far the city center from your hotel?
    Dear Guest, we are glad to inform you that our Hotel is strategically located opposite the Bologna Train Station and a 15-minute walk from Bologna Cat..
    Answered on June 11, 2021
  • Hello i want to book for 18th June to 19th June. Will there be secure parking available if I book?
    Good afternoon from Starhotels, there is an internal garage at the price of € 20-35.00 depending on the car. Kind regards Camilla Pacini
    Answered on June 17, 2021
  • Hello, I hope this message finds you well. We are planning to travel to Bologna in mid-June for three days. Considering the current situation with the..
    Dear guest, at the moment all guests are using the PCR test provided by the airport. There is a fast train which links the hotel and the airport withi..
    Answered on May 17, 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    AVORIO RESTAURANT

    Food: Italian, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Starhotels Excelsior
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • City view
  • View
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and charges may apply.
  • Secure parking
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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 center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian

House rules

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

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

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

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card CartaSi JCB American Express Starhotels Excelsior accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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 traveling 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 authorization 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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

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

FAQs about Starhotels Excelsior

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Starhotels Excelsior by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 45min

  • Room options at Starhotels Excelsior include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Quad

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

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness
    • Happy hour

  • Starhotels Excelsior has 1 restaurant:

    • AVORIO RESTAURANT

  • Starhotels Excelsior is 0.8 miles from the center of Bologna.

  • The prices at Starhotels Excelsior may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Starhotels Excelsior is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Starhotels Excelsior can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet