The location of the Hotel is good, close to the station and reasonably close to the main attractions in Bologna. It is also close to a fairly decent grocery store that supplies suitable breakfast (useful as the breakfast offered by the hotel is 6 euros per person per day).
Located in a quiet inner yard, the hotel is close to the railway station. The town historical centre and the exhibition district are a stroll or a bus trip away.
Dear Guest, I'm pleased to introduce you to the hotel whose name comes from the XVII century painter G.F. Barbieri, who was called "Il Guercino" because of his marked squint.
He contributed, with his original and self-taught painting, to the important historical-artistic period belonging to I Carracci, Guido Reni, Domenichino, Francesco Albani, Alessandro Tiarini and to many other protagonists of classical revival of Italian painting. It is not by chance that the hotel is in via Luigi Serra (he was a painter, too), in a quiet area, behind the railway station, whose streets recall the names of the distinguished mentioned artists.
Its strategic position makes the hotel "Il Guercino" easy for all destinations: Situated at 300 m. from the Central Railway Station, at 1.500 m. from the Fair Exhibition Centre and "Mambo"; at only 20 minutes walking from "Piazza Maggiore", the "Two Towers", "Neptune Fountain" and Civical Archaeological Museum; 7 km from G.Marconi Airport and 70 km from Ridolfi Airport Forlì.
Hidden technologies and a lot of care in a harmonious and relaxing combination also with private terrace, air-conditioned, satellite TV, telephone, Internet point, wireless internet connection free of charge, mini bar. More and more pleasant and elegant, the room is designed with furnishings matching the maximum comfort dim lights, essential and versatile furniture. Gay friendly. Rental bikes service. new fitness centre free for our guests
Many restaurants near the hotel serve special gourmet Bolognese dishes:
"Tortellini", "Tagliatelle with meat Ragù sauce", "lasagne", "mixed boiled beef", "preserved meat (Mortadella, Salame, smocked ham), large choice of cheeses, mixed fried fruits, vegetables and cream", delicious dessert like "Mascarpone" and "Panna Cotta".
To reach the Hotel by car:
1) From any Bologna highway exit get the Tangenziale and catch exit N° 6 (Corticella)
2) drive along Via di Corticella on the way to Downtown (CENTRO) up to Piazza dell’Unità (2 km)
3) Turn right into Via Bolognese till the end of the street
4) Turn left into Via Fioravanti
5) Turn left at the third street left in Via Zampieri
6) Turn left into Via Di Vincenzo
7) Turn right into Via Albani
8) Turn right in Via L. Serra where you will find the Hotel
To reach the Hotel from the Train Station walking:
1a) On Piazza Medaglie d’Oro leave the Station walking left along Viale Piteramellara.
2a) turn left and catch the bridge crossing over the railway
1b) From the subway of the Station follow the signs to “Uscita ponte Matteotti” (platform 10)
2b)at the end of the steps go left down the bridge along Via Matteotti
3) at the end of the bridge turn at the second cross light left into via Tiarini, then the first street right is Via L.Serra where you will find the Hotel.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.
Via Luigi Serra 7
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The location of the Hotel is good, close to the station and reasonably close to the main attractions in Bologna. It is also close to a fairly decent grocery store that supplies suitable breakfast (useful as the breakfast offered by the hotel is 6 euros per person per day). The rooms are a good size, clean and recently refurbished. The staff speak good english and are helpful.
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A short walk from the railway station. Very welcoming and helpful receptionist. Breakfast 5 euros so not the cheapest deal but there was a kettle, tea bags etc in the room and a shop on the corner selling food till late even on Sunday. Our room was small but very comfortable with an excellent shower room and flat screen TV. The only real complaint - no lift. We had to lug our bags up to the second floor.
This seemed cheap after travelling from Florence and Venice! Great room, that had just been refurbished, although quite small. Watch out for the disco light in the shower!!
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