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Located in Bologna, in the Centro Storico and an 5-minute walk from Piazza Maggiore, L'Isola di Alcina offers accommodations 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.

L'Isola di Alcina is located in the city center, Via Indipendenza is a 2-minute walk from the property. Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is 5 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10.0 for a two-person trip.

Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B has been welcoming guests since Apr 2, 2019

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Bologna, this property has an excellent location score of 10.0!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Buffet


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  • The staff speaks English

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About Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B

Welcoming guests since Apr 2, 2019

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  • Can you please tell me the size of the rooms, ie. How many square feet? Thank you.

    The measures of our rooms vary from 30mq square meters to 45mq square meters. Le misure delle nostre camere variano da 30mq a 45mq.

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Host Info

Host Review Score 10.0

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, Italian

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Bologna old town’s terracotta rooftops and elegant basilicas watch over its portico-adorned squares and winding streets. Markets and restaurants showcase classic Emilia-Romagna dishes like tortellini.

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  • Palazzo Fava
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  • Piazza del Nettuno
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  • Palazzo del Podestà
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  • La Finestrella
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  • Palazzo Comunale
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  • Via Indipendenza
    0.2 miles
  • Quadrilatero Bologna
    0.2 miles
  • Piazza Maggiore
    0.3 miles
  • San Petronio Basilica
    0.3 miles
  • Mercato Di Mezzo
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant La BUca Manzoni
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  • Cafe/Bar I Conoscenti
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  • Cafe/Bar Bar Letterario
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  • Restaurant Il Diana
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  • Cafe/Bar Canton dei fiori
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Ristorante i Portici
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Santa Maria della Vita
    0.3 miles
  • La Macchina del Tempo
    0.3 miles
  • Archiginnasio di Bologna
    0.3 miles
  • Via Zamboni
    0.5 miles
  • Santo Stefano Church
    0.5 miles
  • MAMbo
    0.5 miles
  • San Michele in Bosco
    1.1 miles
  • Museum for the Memory of Ustica
    1.2 miles
  • Saint Peter's Cathedral
    1.7 miles
  • Arena Parco Nord
    2.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
    3.3 miles
  • Forlì Airport
    41.4 miles
  • Florence Airport
    48.5 miles
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Amenities of Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Library
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & 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 center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives

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House rules
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2:00 PM - 8:30 PM


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


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.

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 - 1 year
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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

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

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

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.

A negative coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result is mandatory to check in to this property.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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

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

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

  • Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B is 1,300 feet from the center of Bologna.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Parking garage

  • The prices at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Guests staying at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Palazzo di Alcina - Residenza d'Epoca - Luxury B&B is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

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

    • Library
    • Bike tours
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Happy hour
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Themed dinners
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class