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Il Canale Hotel, Bologna

3-star3 stars
Via Bertiera 2BolognaBO40126Italy

Family hotel with restaurant, near Fountain of Neptune
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.2
Great location
Fantastic service
Rather comfortable
Tasty breakfast
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Il Canale Hotel, Bologna

from $79
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Standard Single Room
  • Triple Room
  • XXXXXXXXDouble No Refund
  • Quadruple Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 17 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 12:30 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily until 10 PM
If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Zanhotel Tre Vecchi

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

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 stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *
* 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)
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Rafting on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1860
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Yard
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 25-inch TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Il Canale Hotel, Bologna’s small print

Also known as

  • Zanhotel Il Canale
  • Zanhotel Il Canale Bologna
  • Zanhotel Il Canale Hotel
  • Zanhotel Il Canale Hotel Bologna
  • Il Canale Hotel Bologna
  • Il Canale Bologna


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.

Mandatory fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. 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 1.5 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 20 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 20 per person (roundtrip)

Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

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

What’s around Il Canale Hotel, Bologna


  • In Historic Center
  • Fountain of Neptune - 6 min walk
  • Communal Collection of Fine Arts - 7 min walk
  • Museum of Giorgio Morandi - 7 min walk
  • Palazzo Comunale - 7 min walk
  • Piazza Maggiore - 7 min walk
  • Basilica of San Petronio - 8 min walk
  • Tower of the Asinelli - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) - 15 min drive
  • Bologna Central Station - 11 min walk
  • Bologna Fiere Station - 10 min drive
  • Bologna Borgo Parigale Station - 12 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 151 reviews

Il Canale Hotel, Bologna
Perfect location
The owners were wonderful, so kind and accommodating. The location is perfect for train station and downtown.
Eustacia, us2 night romance trip
Il Canale Hotel, Bologna
Very Good8.0
Small but friendly older hotel
People that worked there were very nice and helpful. Room was very small and a bit dated. But clean and priced right. Good walking location to everything
Wendy, usOther trip
Il Canale Hotel, Bologna
One night on our family trip across Italy
Giuseppe went above and beyond to make our accommodation very pleasant, in terms of driving around, parking and overall quality of stay. Special thanks!
Evgeny, usFamily trip
Il Canale Hotel, Bologna
Very Good8.0
Nice Hotel
Nice Hotel, wonderful staff. Our room air did work on a very hot night, so we could not sleep. Said it was just serviced, but did not cool room
Joseph, usFamily trip
Il Canale Hotel, Bologna
Very Good8.0
not bad
Not bad
cesar, usBusiness trip

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Il Canale Hotel, Bologna

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