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Hotel Al Cappello Rosso - Bologna

4 star Hotel Bologna

Via De' Fusari, 9 - Bologna

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 112 .52
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Hotel Al Cappello Rosso, faithful to the Bologna tradition of hospitality, offers first-class accommodation only 165 feet (50 meters) from the Piazza Maggiore (main square), in the cultural and commercial heart of the city.

Built in 1375, this boutique hotel is among the oldest in Bologna. Amenities at this historic hotel include luggage storage, a porter/bellhop, dry cleaning/laundry services, complimentary wireless Internet access, and on-site medical assistance. Parking is also available on site (surcharge).

The on-site Osteria del Cappello restaurant offers meals throughout the day and includes a bar. Complimentary bicycles and golf bag rentals are available at the front desk. The multilingual staff regularly organizes free city tours.

 
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Guest Rating 8.7 Excellent
Based on 60 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

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Breakfast at Hotel Al Cappello Rosso

A buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 11 AM for a fee.

Hotel Facilities at Al Cappello Rosso

  • Baby sitter
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Pets accepted
  • Laundry room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Cafeteria
  • Internet/Email services
  • TV Lounge
  • Private parking

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in: after 3 PM.

Check-out: before noon.


The property is located in a traffic-restricted area. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

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

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 10.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 25 per night

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


Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • 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.
 

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

A tax is imposed by the city for stays beginning 1 September 2012, and will be collected at the property. The tax ranges from EUR 1 to EUR 4 per person, per night. The amount has been determined by the local administration and depends on the length of stay, property classification, and room price. This tax does not apply from the 6th consecutive night of stay onwards, to residents of Bologna, or children under 14 years of age. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Hotel Al Cappello Rosso is also known as

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9.2

Clean

10

Location

8.2

Quiet

7.6

Spacious

8.9

Service

Al Cappello Rosso Hotel reviews

10 Outstanding!
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Lovely hotel. Great location

9.9 Outstanding!
  • November 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

My wife and I found your hotel to be of the highest quality and the staff to be gracious and very helpful. We were treated very nicely and will return to the Cappello Rosso any time we are in Bologna!

8.7 Excellent
  • September 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Very well situated next to the main square. Convenient for the information centre, historic University, twin towers etc. A shortish taxi ride (metered taxis, no problem) from the rail station. Our room was a smallish twin, but recently decorated to a 'theme'. You may need to ring to specifically ask for one of these. The price for our third night was very high because, as we discovered, there was a trade fair that week. The lady receptionist was very helpful and trilingual. The others so-so. The breakfast choice was good for a small hotel, self service in the attached bistro. Friendly staff. Restaurant bookings arranged for Trattoria dal Biassanot (very good) and Ristorante al Pappagalo. We were very pleased to have stayed here.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Switzerland

The hotel is perfectly set, very close to the centre but still quiet. The staff was friendly and sincere. Everything was clean and there was a feeling of luxury that was maybe a touch exaggerated (changing the sheets, towels and soap daily without an offer to reuse). I felt very comfortable there and would certainly return if and when I visit Bologna again.

10 Outstanding!
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

We went to Bologna for a work meeting and we found the hotel very confortable, quiet and with all modern comforts. The locatin is fantastic!

9.5 Outstanding!
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

My only comment would be that the competence of the desk staff varies, depending on the time of day. For instance, the clerk on at 8:30 p.m., when we wished to pay our bill since we were leaving very early, had closed out her cash, and so we had to wait until the morning. Then, at 4 a.m, the person on duty was friendly and helpful, but not really up to speed about the billing. In contrast, the men on duty when we checked in, and at all times during the day, were very good indeed at their job. the great thing about this hotel is it location, right in the heart of the historic centre.

8.2 Very Good
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Australia

After travelling 4-5 times a year for 20+ years and staying in hundreds of hotels around the globe, the staff at the Al Cappello Rosso Hotel were the friendliest and most helpful I have encountered. Nothing was too much trouble and I would not hesitate to recommend the hotel to friends, family and business collegues. I will definately stay there on my next visit to Bologna.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • January 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

My wife and I have stayed at the Hotel on several occasions and have always been satisfied with location, staff, etc. Cannot comment on the breakfast since our plane caused us to leave before 5 a.m. Just steps from Piazza Maggiore and many fine restaurants. Would defimitely stay again.

5.9 Ordinary
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Italy

The hotel is very nice, in the center of the city in a very good position, but staff is not very helpful

9.3 Wonderful!
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Puerto Rico

I found the Capello an excellent choice . . . although I would have like a little bigger rooms (for which I woould have been willing to pay). Otherwise, it's an excellent choice.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

We were fortunate, in that we booked into this very attractive and central hotel on a weekend when there were no trade fairs in Bologna, and so the rate was extremely modest for the type of hotel. Five minutes walk to the chief piazza, the hotel was ideal for us, and we enjoyed our stay very much.

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

This is a well-located, clean well-managed hotel with a decent breakfast, and parking available either in a garage across the street or in a municipal lot nearby. Just off the Piazza Maggiore...Great place to stay.

8.8 Excellent
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Great location. Clean room. Helpful desk service. Average breakfast. We stayed twice. One room was very small; the shower door was poorly connected and fell off. The other room was large and contained amenities such as bath robes and personal grooming aids that the first room didn't have.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Good central location, easy walking to main square. Provides B&B and has tea/coffee making facilities in the room. Linked cafe/bistro next door was very good.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Argentina

Hotel standards exceeded my expectations. If I have to return to Bologna, I will choose again Al Cappello Rosso.

7.3 Good
  • April 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

everything perfect, except the room, quite noisy and not spacious

8.0 Very Good
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Australia

I like this hotel,. It's right in the centre of the historical district and so is really central. Room was quite large for Europe and the bathroom very clean and large. One terrific boonus was the room safe - it was the size of a large drawer and easily took my laptop. Breakfast was very good and the staff helpful. I would stay there again.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Notwithstanding reports in other comments, parking Al Cappello Rossi is absolutely acceptable, even if, as one would expect in the heart of mediaeval Bologna, it doesn't come free. Our great stay was also thanks to the hotel's friendly and discreet staff.

8.7 Excellent
  • June 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

Staff was very professional and welcoming. My room was right above the hotel entrance, thus less than quiet. Though we did not have time to enjoy the breakfast, it looked sumptuous.

4.1 Ordinary
  • March 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The hotel is listed as four stars, but offers no services except for housekeeping and an ordinary buffet breakfast. There is not even a bellman to help with luggage. This hotel is OK if you want only a place to sleep; but it should be priced to reflect services of a 3 star or less hotel. Way overpriced.

8.9 Excellent
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • United Kingdom

This was my second visit to the hotel and I found my stay as comfortable as the first occasion. The staff are particularly friendly and helpful and it's an unbeatable location.

7.1 Good
  • April 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

nice hotel in a woderful position. small room.

8.1 Very Good
  • December 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • United Kingdom

This is a comfortable hotel in an excellent location.The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the room was quite spacious and clean (if a bit dark). I would strongly recommend this hotel and would definitely use again when next in Bologna.

8.1 Very Good
  • September 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Everything very good except noise of water running all night, I think from the air conditioning

6.2 Fair
  • October 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Japan

On arrival, we were introduced to a flat in other building 50 meters away through hard rain, whidh is not a hotel room. As tourists from Japan, we feel very anger and ineasiness agaist the way they had treated. Finally, we got a hotel room which is fairy god and has nice bus tab.

8.3 Very Good
  • September 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

I think a hotel of these characteristics should have Spanish-speaking employees at least in the front desk, specially if we take into account that Spanish is the 2nd most worldwide spoken language. Quite short of personnel. The buffet breakfast was very little varied and with very few quantity of foods. On the other hand, decoration, rooms and location are excellent.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • April 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Denmark

GREAT hotel. Very clean rooms, good service. One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • January 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

Very clean, welcoming hotel in a superb central location. Only downside - there is no restaurant so be prepared to search elsewhere for dinner. Spacious, tastefully decorated, quiet rooms. Overall - excellent.

10 Outstanding!
  • September 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • Sweden

The hotell is placed in the center of Bologna with parking place nearby. The hotell staff is exellent with professional attitude and very serviceminded. The hotellroom where tidy and clean. Me and my family realy enjoide the stay at the hotell Al Cappello Rosso.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • May 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Very well located, clean, modern, comfortable. Absolutely nothing to complain whatsoever.

6.8 Fair
  • May 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

Central location with good service made this hotel an ideal base for a weekend in Bologna

9.7 Outstanding!
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Denmark

8.8 Excellent
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

8.2 Very Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

8.2 Very Good
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Norway

9.7 Outstanding!
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Australia

9.7 Outstanding!
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Denmark

10 Outstanding!
  • October 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Norway

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • USA

8.1 Very Good
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • USA

7.8 Good
  • April 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Spain

8.3 Very Good
  • February 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Norway

9.3 Wonderful!
  • November 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

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6.9 Fair
  • August 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Spain

9.6 Outstanding!
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

9.2 Wonderful!
  • June 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

7.8 Good
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

9.0 Wonderful!
  • March 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.4 Outstanding!
  • December 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

8.8 Excellent
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

8.1 Very Good
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Switzerland

8.6 Excellent
  • March 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Italy

9.0 Wonderful!
  • May 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Italy

8.8 Excellent
  • January 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

7.6 Good
  • March 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Switzerland

8.1 Very Good
  • May 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

8.3 Very Good
  • July 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

8.0 Very Good
  • May 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Italy

7.8 Good
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at Al Cappello Rosso, offering 38 guest rooms with espresso makers and climate control. Guests can kick back at the end of a busy day and enjoy 26-inch LCD televisions with digital channels. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, laptop-compatible safes and phones during their Historic Center visit.

A pillow menu allows visitors to select their perfect pillow for a good night's sleep. Private bathrooms are outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and bidets. Minibars, coffee/tea makers and hair dryers can be found in each room to accommodate basic traveling needs. Rooms also include air conditioning and blackout drapes/curtains.

Bathroom toiletries are provided free of charge. A turndown service is available.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • LCD flat screen TV
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Al Cappello Rosso Hotel

By car
From highway A1 Milano-Napoli, take exit Borgo Panigale and proceed to the tangenziale.
From highway A14 Bologna-Taranto, take exit S.Lazzaro and proceed to the tangenziale.
From the tangenziale, take exit 5 in the centro/quartiere Lame direction. From Porta Lame there are hotel signs to follow.

By bus
Buses from the station that stop nearby the hotel are number 30 and 25 (Start from Piazza Medaglie d'Oro to Piazza Maggiore and/or Via Rizzoli and/or Via Ugo bassi) and number 27 from Via Indipendenza.

By train
Bologna central railway station is 1.5 km from the hotel. Take bus number 36, 39, 81 or 91 directly to the hotel.

By airplane
Bologna airport is 6 km from the hotel. Take the shuttle bus to the central station and continue with bus number 36, 39, 81 or 91 to the hotel.

Distances from Hotel Al Cappello Rosso

Palazzo d'Accursio - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Museum of Giorgio Morandi - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Comunale - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Piazza Maggiore - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Communal Collection of Fine Arts - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Caprara - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Basilica of San Petronio - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Archaeological Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Re Enzo Palace - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Fountain of Neptune - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Archiginnasio of Bologna - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Re Enzo - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Marsigli - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Teatro Anatomico - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Marescalchi - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
The preferred airport for Al Cappello Rosso is Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) - 5.6 km / 3.5 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 kilometer.

Transportation services Hotel Al Cappello Rosso

  • Private parking