Bologna holiday apartment rental with internet access, balcony/terrace and air con and TV

Excellent 4.5/5

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 359915

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

The apartment is located on the first floor (no lift) of a building built in the 30s and was completely renovated in 2011. We try to keep the style of the house without renounce to the comfort. 55 square meters, plus a 30 square meters private terrace. It consists of two bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom.The property has got 4 beds: twin beds (size 90x200 cm.) And two comfortable sofa beds (size bed 80x205 cm).

Services: fridge, dishwasher, electric oven, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, bed linen, television, DVD player, baby changing, private parking ( for car of average size ), travel cot for children under 3 years (on request).

Our apartment is easily reached both by private and public transport:it is located near the ring road, the railway station and bus station.We are less than 10 minutes walk from the walls of the old town and less than 5 from the fair and railway station. If you arrived by plane, you can reach us in 15 minutes by taxi, or using the shuttle bus that stops at the rail station. The area is well served by public transport and this will allow you to easily reach the main destinations of the city (museums,fair,churches,..) without using the car.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Nearest beach Riviera Romagnola 80 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: G. Marconi - Bologna 9 km, Nearest railway: Bologna Stazione Centrale
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Emilia-Romagna region

Friendly territory, Emilia Romagna offers a lot of places for the visitor to discover, rare art treasures and unusual places. So if you feel like moving around you will find what you are looking for: art cities, appenines and nature, the adriatic coast and Spa & Fitness.

A stay in Bologna will allow you to move quicly by car or train to reach many of this places.


Capital of the Province and of the Emilia-Romagna region, Bologna is located between the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines and the heart of the Po Valley. Due to its position between North and South, East and West, the Adriatic coast as well as cities such as Venice, Florence, Milan and Rome can easily be reached from Bologna both by car and train. City of art, culture and commerce, with a streamlined trade-fair organization and a well-known manufacturing and motor tradition, Bologna is famous for its almost 40 km of arcades, the longest in the world.

Also called “The Learned” for its old University, and “The Fat” for its food tradition, the city is also a “UNESCO creative City of Music” and has one of the largest and most well-preserved medieval historical centres, full of restaurants, taverns, theatres and shops. Home of many famous artists such as Giorgio Morandi, Guido Reni, the Carraccis, Guercino, Aspertini, its charm has also charmed notable people like Mozart, Carducci, Dante, Rossini and Guglielmo Marconi, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics. Rich in art and history, Bologna will amaze you in all seasons, with its enjoyable and lively summer atmosphere or with the magic of christmas illuminations. A first look at the city is from the beautiful Piazza Maggiore where medieval palaces look down upon an intense public life and economic activity.

They perfectly combine with modernity, while preserving their antique charm. For instance Palazzo d'Accursio, seat of the municipal administration, houses inside its ancient walls the Art Nouveau-style Salaborsa Library as well as Roman archaeological excavations, visible from a modern glass floor. Among the symbols of Bologna there are the Neptune Fountain by Giambologna, and the medieval towers, particularly the magnificent Two Towers: Asinelli tower (98 m) and its neighbouring “twin” Garisenda (48 m, also mentioned in Dante's Inferno). Alma Mater Studiorum is the oldest Western University. Its first prestigious seat was the Archiginnasio, whose walls are decorated with the coats of arms of the students.

Here it is possible to visit the Anatomical Theatre, where practical lessons of cadaver dissection took place in the past. Walking along the ancient streets and the never-ending porticoes, canals are an unexpected surprise. They date back to the 12th century. A rich heritage of art is housed in the numerous Museums and Galleries, as well as in the multitude of religious buildings. Among them, a special mention should be made to the complex of Santo Stefano, the one of San Domenico with the Saint's marble tomb by Nicolò dall'Arca and decorated with Michelangelo's sculptures, and the church of Santa Maria della Vita which houses another Nicolò dall'Arca's masterpiece, the Pietà sculpture (Lamentation over the Dead Christ).

It is not possible to leave Bologna without having visited Palazzo Poggi, seat of the present University and of some University Museums or without having admired the 17th century sundial and the wonderful chapels in the Basilica of San Petronio. Other highlights are the porticoes and the organ of Santa Maria dei Servi, the small window over the canal in Via Piella, the Manifattura delle Arti district. Don't miss the Genus Bononiae artistic and museum itinerary too. Bologna is synonym for food & wine tradition. Mortadella, “ragù alla Bolognese”, handmade pastas such as tortellini, lasagne and tagliatelle, boiled meat, certosino cake: these are only some of the foods that have made Bologna's gastronomy famous throughout the world, together with the fabulous “sfogline” (women making handmade pastas) whose lessons are attended by visitors from every country in the world. Colli Bolognesi DOC wines are famous too, like the typical Pignoletto. The city cultural programme, is rich in exhibitions, theatre events and festival of jazz and contemporary music. A particular mention should be made of the Opera and Ballet season of Teatro Comunale, the Concerts of Orchestra Mozart, Bologna Festival and Cinema Festivals (Cinema Ritrovato, Future Film Festival), as well as of other important events like the International Comics Festival BilBolBul, the Children's Book Fair, ArteFiera, Arte Libro and Cioccoshow. Bologna still retains its humanity and distances can be rapidly covered on foot, at least as far as the central area is concerned. Once in the city, it is advisable to leave your vehicle in one of the several car parks, since the centre is a restricted area (ZTL).

A few minutes from the historical centre, the Bologna hills to the South represent an important parkland, where it is possible to enjoy a beautiful view of the city. Architectural and monumental jewels like villas, churches and monasteries are hidden there. Among them, the Church of San Michele in Bosco and the Sancturay of Beata Vergine di San Luca, located on Colle della Guardia. For Bologna inhabitants, the Sanctuary is the dearest and most revered place, as well as a comforting visible “landmark” when approaching the city. It can be easily reached either on foot walking along the longest arcade of the city (about 4 km) or by shuttle bus.

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Review 1-6 of 6

28 Jun 2015


"Good location to explore Bologna and nearby towns"

We are family of three and we stayed in this apartment for 7 nights. We went there directly by taxi from Bologna airport and cost 16 euro.The fare for a bus ride from Bologna airport to Bologna railway station is 6 euro per person. The owner Davide was waiting at the building entrance. The apartment was in 1st floor without lift. Davide helped us to move the baggage. The apartment was recently renovated; everything was new, clean and tidy. Air conditioner was functioning well, quiet and cool. Wifi was fast .The bedroom was quiet. Bathroom was clean and shower was strong. Cooking utensils, oven and fridge were in perfect condition. Davide gave us the detail of the nearby attractions, supermarket and restaurant. There was some traffic noise in the kitchen and dining room in daytime because the apartment was next to a main road, but the noise died down at night. The premise was about 10 min walk to the Bologna railway station and 20 minutes to the old town centre. It was a good base to explore the nearby towns by train. We definitely had an enjoyable stay. Highly recommended

5 Oct 2013


"The fine place to stay in Bologna"

The apartment is located not far from the center of the city(15 minutes walk) and easily reachable from the highway. In the apartment there are two clean and homelike rooms, big and equipped kitchen and a lovely terrace. There is a private car parking near the house. We were welcomed by a kind and friendly owner. He helped us to park the car and showed us the apartment. We were very glad to stay in this place and will recommend it.

Thank you, you will be very welcome if you come back to bologna.

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      Based in Italy

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      • German
      • Italian

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