Starhotels Excelsior

Starhotels Excelsior

9.04 reviews
Ranked #3 in Bologna hotels
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Pietramellara, 51, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Situated in Bologna, this family friendly hotel is near Parco Montagnola and Gallery of Modern Art of Bologna. Additional attractions include National Picture Gallery.

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Starhotels Excelsior include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This 4.0 star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, secretarial services, and audio visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Bologna property has event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. The property offers an airport shuttle (surcharge). Translation services and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a concierge desk, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities.

There are 193 guestrooms at Starhotels Excelsior. Beds come with premium bedding. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations with handheld showerheads. They also offer bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guestrooms offer direct dial phones and in room safes. Televisions have premium cable channels and pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, minibars, remote lighting/drapery/curtain control, and blackout drapes/curtains. A turndown service is available nightly, housekeeping is offered, and guests may request wake up calls. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.



Fitness Center
Free WiFi
Internet Access
Laundry Services
Business Center
Meeting Rooms
Pets Allowed
Air conditioning
Room Service

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Las Vegas

If fancy pants frills are what you're looking for in a hotel, this isn't the place for you. But if you're looking for a clean, well located property with a friendly staff, look no further.

Starhotels Excelsior is located directly across the street from the main train station in Bologna. It's a great choice if you have an early morning train or want a hassle-free arrival and departure experience by rail. The neighborhood isn't as unsafe as some other Italian cities either, and you can make a quick dash to the hotel within minutes so there's no worry if you arrive late at night. I felt very safe here, but do remember to keep your wits about you.

The hotel is about a 15 to 20 minute walk into the old part of town. Along the way, you pass plenty of local shops, bars, and eateries. The bus to FICO Eataly World stops a few steps down from the hotel's front entrance. It's also very easy to catch the local bus if you don't feel like walking to the major tourist areas or in case of inclement weather.

We were surprised at how friendly and welcoming the staff was at this hotel. We were greeted warmly and the front desk clerks spoke several languages perfectly.

Our room was basic but very clean and felt spacious. We had a view of the train station and the noise didn't bother us at all. The windows opened wide so we were able to keep cool. We're hot natured so even March proved to be too warm for us -- but not with the window left wide open. Our room had a small safe and a few basic amenities. The furnishings are a bit worn and the bathroom outdated, but it's nothing that we couldn't deal with for a couple of nights.

The lobby and common areas are modern and also very clean, with plenty of chairs and comfy places to hang out. Wi-Fi is free to all guests. I will likely return to this hotel the next time I'm visiting Bologna.

Recommended for:Budget Travellers
Queenstown, New Zealand

If you are looking for convince then Star Hotel is perfect for you. Its location – right across the road from the train station – makes arrival easy. The hotel hosts a wonderful restaurant, nice gym, and modern, spacious rooms with wood floors. Their hearty American style breakfast is a great way to start the day before heading out into the city for a day of exploration. Star Hotel is a 4-star property, so expect wonderful treatment and amenities.

Recommended for:Luxury Travellers
First to Review

Comfort and elegance are the prerogatives of this place! Placed in front of the train station, easy to reach also from the airport with the link bus. Good option for those who are looking for place to stay in this city, with all the eases of a four stars hotel! Central position, good choice of restaurant all around. The city center is just ten minutes away, a nice walk under the Bologna porticos!
Despite the location the place is very quiet, I didn't found any trouble to sleep! Rooms are spacious! Full of amenities! Free air con and wi-fi. Minibar and safe box. Snaks and kettle...Style and design flawless! Both bathroom and room were immaculate. Excellent breakfast, plenty of sweets.
But the best thing at last was the staff, welcoming and helpful!

Recommended for:WellnessLuxury TravellersArt & Design Lovers

Famiglie in viaggio siete pronte per un soggiorno a prova di bambino? Lo Starhotels Excelsior è uno degli migliori family hotel di tutta Bologna, che mette a disposizione dei viaggiatori con i piccoli al seguito la Family Room, una camera dotata di tutti i confort e pensata per le necessità delle mamme, dei papà e soprattutto dei figli. Tra i servizi scalda biberon, culla/box/lettino e tanti giochini. Inoltre la struttura è di fronte alla Stazione Centrale: comodissima per tutti!

Recommended for:Business TravellersFamily Travellers


Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
Dining & Drinks
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or cafe
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
Fitness & Recreation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Fitness facilities
  • Self parking (surcharge)
Traveling with Children
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Pets allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 5
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
In-Room Dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Minibar
Media & Technology
  • Television in common areas
  • Satellite TV service
  • Television
  • Premium TV channels
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 193
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
Starhotels Excelsior

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