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1 room, 2 adults

Starhotels Excelsior, Bologna

4.5-star4.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Theme park(s) nearby
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Viale Pietro Pietramellara 51, Bologna, BO, 40121, Italy

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Piazza Maggiore
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Theme park(s) nearby
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Great location
Fantastic service
Very comfortable
Value for money could be better

Starhotels Excelsior, Bologna

  • Superior Double or Twin Room
  • Triple Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Family Room (2 adulti + 2 bambini)
  • Junior Suite

What’s around Starhotels Excelsior, Bologna


  • In Saragozza-Porto
  • Piazza Maggiore - 19 min walk
  • BolognaFiere - 27 min walk
  • University of Bologna - 20 min walk
  • Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital - 32 min walk
  • Ospedale Maggiore di Bologna - 37 min walk
  • Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute - 41 min walk
  • Parco Nord Arena - 42 min walk

Getting around

  • Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) - 17 min drive
  • Bologna Central Station - 1 min walk
  • Bologna Rimesse Station - 4 min drive
  • Bologna San Ruffillo Station - 6 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 193 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. A tax is imposed by the city and will be collected at the property. The tax ranges from EUR 1.5 to EUR 5 per person, per night. The amount has been determined by the local administration and depends on the length of stay, property classification, and room price. This tax does not apply from the 6th consecutive night of stay. Guests exempted from this tax include residents of Bologna and children under 14 years of age. Please note that further exemptions may apply.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Avorio - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Starhotels Excelsior, Bologna’s small print

Also known as

  • Starhotels Excelsior
  • Starhotels Excelsior Bologna
  • Starhotels Excelsior Hotel
  • Starhotels Excelsior Hotel Bologna
  • Starhotels Hotel Bologna
  • Starhotels Excelsior Hotel
  • Starhotels Excelsior Bologna
  • Starhotels Excelsior Hotel Bologna


This property requires identification for all guests at check-in, regardless of age.

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tourist tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. The tax is 5% of the room price, excluding VAT and additional services, but will not exceed a maximum equivalent amount of EUR 5 per person, per night. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5.00 per person, per night, up to 5 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 35 per day

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 20 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 14 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 35 per pet, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Starhotels Excelsior, Bologna

  • Does Starhotels Excelsior offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Starhotels Excelsior does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Starhotels Excelsior?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 35 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Starhotels Excelsior?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of EUR 35 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Starhotels Excelsior?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Starhotels Excelsior?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Gli Antichi Sapori di Bologna (1-min walk), La Ghiotta Bologna (1-min walk), and Mavit (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 809 reviews

Very Good 8.0
I have been to this hotel at least 5 times in the last 3 months! Overall the ser
Nusaibah, us1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Quick stay
Excellent place to stay. Convenient location. Good breakfast .Clean and comfortable. Recomendarion 8.5/10
Ahmad, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
The best at all
Thank you starhotel stuff, it’s the best
Alaeddin, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Another gem in the corporate group!
Great hotel & staff, directly across the street from the train station. No regrets for our short stay.
Nick, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Staff was very helpful, breakfast was substantial and very good with both traditional Italian and European offerings,room was spacious and bed comfy. Would recommend that hotel includes bathrobes and an iron in the room for the price point. Those were the only things we found lacking that we looked for during our stay.
V Alexandra, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location!
This hotel was located at a such convenient location. It was right next to Bologna Centrale(central train station) and had a nice walkable distance to Piazza Maggiore. Hotel staff were very kind and helpful:) The room was slightly outdated I thought, but had a nice space and it was very clean. I will stay there again and will recommend it. 😊
yasuko, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location across from train station and walking distance to the main square. Comfortable and modern hotel Great breakfast.
Shawna, us4 night trip
Very Good 8.0
surprisingly good experience
The hotel is conveniently located literally a hop skip & jump From the main train station. Do not let the proximity to the station be an issue because the walls are sound proof and the area is safe. Check in: A very friendly and professional gentleman did the check in with in a few min. I was pleasantly surprised to receive an upgrade to a junior suit which helped make it even a more comforting experience. Breakfast: an open area with ample seating. I would have liked a bit of added variety but it was good and the servers were very attentive. Room: spacious, the coffee maker and a hot kettle are always a plus anywhere! Bathroom: the towels are a old and need to be changed. Amenities need to live up to the hotels status. Close to ALMOST everything. I would definitely stay here again.
us5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
This hotel is conveniently located across from the RR station. The staff is very helpful and they served a large buffet breakfast. We were very satisfied with our choice - an older, quality hotel.
Joyce, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
generally good
overall quite comfortable. breakfast has good variety. located very close to the central station. helpful staff. things to see are not that far from the hotel. wifi not that great, also you need to reconnect several times!
us3 night romance trip

Starhotels Excelsior, Bologna

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