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Located in Bologna, in the Centro Storico and an 5-minute walk from Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo di Alcina Residenza D'epoca offers accommodation with amenities like free WiFi and flat-screen TV. There is a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries in each unit, along with a hair dryer. A continental, buffet or Italian breakfast is available daily at the property. A bicycle rental service is available at the bed and breakfast. Palazzo di Alcina Residenza D'epoca Luxury is located in the city centre, Via Indipendenza is a 2-minute walk from the property. Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is 8 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 10.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bologna, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9

Breakfast info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Buffet

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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large 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


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Bologna
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See what guests loved the most:

  • R
    Canada Canada
    Our visit was beyond exceptional. To stay in a bed and breakfast in a 500 year old former palace which was recently restored/renovated to its former glory was incredible. The European style breakfast was lavish with an array of cheeses, meats,...
  • Michael
    United States United States
    Breakfast was amazing, Close to the plaza and walking distance to many thing we were looking forward to seeing in Bologna. The art work in the residence and the furnishing were beautiful.
  • Bartosz
    Switzerland Switzerland
    Amazing place and amazing owners. Everything was perfect and exceeded our expectations. We will definitely come back to this place.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Host Information

Host review score
Host review score

L'Isola di Alcina Dimora Storica Luxury B&B è ospitato all'interno di un palazzo Storico: Palazzo Torfanini. Il Palazzo rinascimentale situato in via Galliera 4, nel centro di Bologna a pochi passi da Piazza Maggiore e dalle Due Torri. Vicinissimo ai musei e ai monumenti di interesso storico artistico. Gli interni furono affrescati nel 1549 da Nicolò dell'Abate. Nel 1700 l'architetto Torreggiani ristrutturò il palazzo donando alla facciata grande eleganza con finestre altissime. Tutte le camere con bagno sono finemente ristrutturate e dotati di ogni confort. Nel bellissimo salone con soffitti alti circa 8 metri si può gustare una deliziosa.ricca. e fresca colazione.Our structure is closed from December 20th to January 20th and from June 15th to September 5th
Siamo felici di ospitarvi all'Isola di Alcina Che prende nome da un affresco di Nicolò dell'Abate facente parte di una serie di affreschi ora raccolti in Pinacoteca.Vi ospitiamo come ia casa nostra in quanto in una parte abitiamo noi, e l'altra è adibita a B&B.Entrando a Casa nostra respirerete l'aria di un Palazzo Storico adornato da bellissimi Dipinti Antichi.
L'Isola di Alcina dista pochi passi da i Musei più importanti della Città : Il Museo Civico Medievale,Palazzo Fava, con gli affreschi dei Carracci,San Colombano Museo degli Strumenti Musicali e Concerti,San Giorgio in Poggiale Biblioteca d'Arte, Pinacoteca Nazionale,Collezioni Comunali d'Arte in Piazza Maggiore,Museo Archeologico, Museo della Città Palazzo Pepoli, Oratorio di San Filippo Neri per I concerti, Teatro Manzoni con ricco programma di concerti e spettacoli. Il B&B è vicinissimo, a tutti i luoghi di interesse Storico Artistico e tutti i Negozi di grandi Firme ed anche a molti Mercati Rionali.
Languages spoken: English,French,Italian

Property surroundings

Facilities of Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury-
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Designated smoking area
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • City view
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 20:30


From 10:00 to 11:30



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 2 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 - 1 year
Cot upon request

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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

A surcharge of EUR 20 applies for arrivals after check-in hours. All requests for late arrival are subject to confirmation by the property.

Please inform Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- 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.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

License number: Numero Licenza N. 72549 / 14/02/19 / Comune di Bologna

FAQs about Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury-

  • Guests staying at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Room options at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- is 450 yards from the centre of Bologna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Bike tours

  • The prices at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury- is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:30.