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Grand Hotel Elite

Bologna, Italy (BLQ)

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Grand Hotel Elite
Via Aurelio Saffi 36, Bologna, Italy 40131

Make yourself at home in one of the 106 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have handheld showerheads and bidets. Conveniences include direct-dial phones and wake-up calls, and you can also request cribs/infant beds.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as bicycles to rent, or other amenities including wireless Internet access (surcharge) and babysitting/childcare.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), currency exchange, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms and small meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

The preferred airport for Grand Hotel Elite is Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for wireless Internet in business center: EUR 10 (for 10 hours, rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 20 per vehicle (one way)
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 12 per night
  • Valet parking fee for large vehicle: EUR 24 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Based on 1061 reviews
Submitted on 01-18-2017
The hotel is very nice, very clean, warm and comfort. The staff was wonderful, attentive and caring. The room was big enough with a small storage room and a very big bathroom! Very comfortable beds. Rich breakfast.
Submitted on 01-15-2017
Everything was fine! The staff was very kind the room was very clean and everything was professional. The location convient. The breakfast was really rich you have a great choice. We are definitly coming back again.
from Brighton, United Kingdom
Submitted on 01-12-2017
An old style motoring hotel from the days of porters and martini cocktails. Clearly seen better days but it was comfortable and spacious and although dated, everything worked. The staff were courteous and the garage arrangements superb for us with a lift into the hotel from the basement garage. We has a valuable car load we needed secure. We were an easy walk into the medieval piazzas and we had breakfast ( which was fair) and superb dinner in the restaurant on both nights which was inexpensive.... Read more
from Gastouri, Greece
Submitted on 01-09-2017
Driving south through Europe and staying at ibis budget hotels it was a pleasant change to find this hotel not only was it cheaper it was 100% better.The room on the seventh floor was large and comfortable with a walkin wardrobe and large bathroom.The restaurant and bar is well appointed and very reasonably priced.Would not hesitate to stay here again
Submitted on 01-08-2017
Rooms spacious, good heating, excellent breakfast, good location, nice bar, helpful staff, nice to find internet and printer access, too - only complaint no English news on television otherwise all good
Submitted on 01-08-2017
i would recommend the hotel to people who are not afraid of cold room or noisy conditioner in winter. the location (20 minutes on foot fron the center) and the price were adequate. the bus stop is right here
Submitted on 01-04-2017
The hotel itself is a bit dated, but I was fully appreciative of the customer service I received. I lost my room card and they replaced it with no fuss. Breakfast was tasty, and had all the necessary items that made it acceptable. The food was great, but all eggs and bacon were served cold. The afternoon and evening meals were delicious. There are restaurants in town that give a different type of food, but the quality of the food there is decent. The hotel itself is on a main bus route, so... Read more
Submitted on 11-29-2016
I stayed for two nights at the hotel. I stayed in a family room for 5 people. At first I was suprised by the old fashioned style of the hotel. The room was clean and spacious. But in the hotel they should remove the dust more.. The breakfast is great. The staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel is a good value for money.
from Stevenage, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-16-2016
Rooms are cramped, dull and musty, they do not look to have been updated since the early 70's. The Hotel bar carries a poor selection, the beer dispensing machine (not a beer tap) was always broken. Breakfast looked so terrible we decided to leave before eating anything, needless to say, did not try supper in the 'cordon bleu' restaurant! We decided to check out early with no offer of any discount at all. The twin room was priced at over 150 euro per night.
from Greve in Chianti, Italy
Submitted on 11-11-2016
This hotel is within walking distance of the main attractions of Bologna, also has busses that pass by. It has a friendly staff and comfortable rooms but not the best restaurant but don't let that stop you from staying here.