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Essex UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to take a three night mini-break in Bologna towards the end of February 2017. We'd never visited before but had watched a TV programme about Rick Stein's stay in the city and thought it looked interesting. We arrived at the hotel a couple of hours before we were officially allowed to check in but, unfortunately,...

1Thank scubanut123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very aware of previous rather scathing reviews of the hotel but honestly i cant rate it enough. The hotel is defo in a 70s era but its great. 2 adults 2 kids and the room was brilliant. Big enough for us with comfy beds. Great nights sleep. We chose to stay room only and eat out for all...

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Grand Hotel E, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grand Hotel Elite, responded to this review

Dear Helen, we are truly grateful for your review, first of all because you share with us your positive experience at our hotel and especially because it confirms to us and to other TripAdvisor users that direct experience than the mere reading of reviews is more important . We hope that other customers are not confused by negative reviews and...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my husband and two teenage sons in a quadruple comfort room. As a Vintage dealer, and as someone who grew up in , and appreciated, 70s European architecture I was delighted to find an example of the best of the decade. For some it may be old fashioned, but we appreciated it for what it is,...

2Thank Elizabeth M
Grand Hotel E, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grand Hotel Elite, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, thank you for sharing with us this review and for having enjoyed the location, one of our key advantages for those coming to bologna especially for tourism. We hope to have you again as soon as our guest!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place. Transports to the center of the city very quickly and near hotel. Rooms clean and comfortable. Reception's team very friendly and professional. I've been in bologna for holyday with friends and all was good.

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Grand Hotel E, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grand Hotel Elite, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for your review!

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a four night stay in Bologna with my wife at the Grand Hotel Elite, We found the hotel to be. very clean, the staff made us feel welcome and were always attentive and happy to help. Although our room was a little dated it was very comfortable clean, lovely and warm and generous in size. The breakfast...

2Thank Lance T
Grand Hotel E, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Grand Hotel Elite, responded to this review

Dear Lance, we thank you a lot of review that you have chosen to share with us by sending us the pleasure of your stay at the Grand Hotel Elite. Gentilissimo Lance, ti ringraziamo molto della recensione che hai scelto di condividere con noi trasmettendoci la piacevolezza del tuo soggiorno presso il Grand Hotel Elite.

Reviewed 2 February 2017

The first impression for everything is crucial and as regards this hotel was very disappointing.Since we arrived rather early (about 10.00 a.m) we asked one receptionist if we can leave our luggage in a store room till check in time (15.00 p.m).His behavior was a bit arrogant, he told us to wait in the lobbyl because he had to serve...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 27 January 2017

About 20 minutes walking to the city center, or 5 bus stops, bus station right near the hotel ( bus 13, or 19). There is nothing chic or traditional with the rooms, just outdated furniture. The room was large and clean, but the heating system was making a terrible noise. I had a room facing the main street and the...

1Thank ITeddy78
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This hotel is very very dated. Not a four star hotel at all. The hotel itself is clean and warm which is all one really needs and breakfast is fine. Dinner however is appalling. You cannot take outside food into the room unless you pay a fee for "extra cleaning". The wifi in room is fine. My toilet did not...

2Thank Katie S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The hotel is very nice, very clean, warm and comfort. The staff was wonderful, attentive and caring. The room was big enough with a small storage room and a very big bathroom! Very comfortable beds. Rich breakfast.

1Thank Alex K
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was fine! The staff was very kind the room was very clean and everything was professional. The location convient. The breakfast was really rich you have a great choice. We are definitly coming back again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exclusive 4-star hotel in the center of Bologna Grand Hotel Elite for 50 years does not betray the wishes of its guests by offering even today the same refined atmosphere donated by precious materials, elegant details, the quality of living in spacious comfort rooms, unique in the functional solutions, a real its objection in the hotel reality. luxury 4 star hotel, high quality cuisine, perfect spa area for their physical fitness and meeting rooms where you can gather for the demands of work: you will find all this and more at the Grand Hotel Elite, 4-star hotel in the center of Bologna Near Marconi Airport and Central Station, not far from the Stadio Dall'Ara, the Fair and the city center, this beautiful hotel suite gives you a unique stay with many plus and daily attention to your service. Inside you'll find a furnished room in vintage style, where furniture and decorative elements recall perfectly the elegance of the '70s: a luxury of the past, which the Grand Hotel Elite is brought to light, perfectly combining it with good facilities and staff always attentive to your needs. A choice of this property with the view to preserving the unique character of the structure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Elite

Address: Via Aurelio Saffi 36, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna
Price Range: RM239 - RM2,155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Elite 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Bologna
Hotel Style:
#30 Luxury Hotel in Bologna
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“The lift is quite small - just enough for 2 people and 1 suitcase.”
 of 5 bubbles scubanut123, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
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“Remember to ask for non smoking as some are still for smokers”
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“please choose inside room, to avoid noise of vehicle.”
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