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Hotel University

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Minibar, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets
Minibar, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets
Minibar, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets
Minibar, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Hotel University

Hotel University

3 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Via Mentana 7, Bologna, BO, 40126

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBasilica of San Petronio9 min walk
  • Popular LocationLand Rover Arena17 min walk
  • Popular LocationSant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital18 min walk
  • AirportBologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi)19 min drive

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About this area


Located in Bologna's Historic Center neighborhood, Hotel University is in the city center. Parco Nord Arena and Ducati Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit FICO Eataly World. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Unipol Arena or Land Rover Arena. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Santa Cecilia Oratory - 4 min walk
  • Two Towers - 5 min walk
  • Basilica of San Petronio - 9 min walk
  • Land Rover Arena - 17 min walk
  • Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Bologna (IBT-Bologna Central Rail Station) - 15 min walk
  • Trebbo Corticella-lame Station - 20 min drive
  • Bologna Airport (BLQ) - 20 min drive


  • Palazzo Bentivoglio — 2 min walk
  • Trattoria Oberdan — 2 min walk
  • Belle Arti — 2 min walk
  • Trattoria del Rosso — 3 min walk
  • La Montanara — 3 min walk

About this property

Hotel University

3-star Bologna hotel in Historic Center, walk to Piazza Maggiore
This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge, self parking, and concierge services. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite. All 21 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars, and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Room service, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Hotel University offers 21 accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Covered self parking on site (EUR 15 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Food and drink

  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar


  • Phone

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Check-in from 1 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay free
1 per room (up to 22 lbs)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tourist tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. The tax is 6% of the room price, excluding VAT and additional services, but will not exceed a maximum equivalent amount of EUR 5 per person, per night. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 5.00 per person, per night, up to 5 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Covered self parking fee: EUR 15 per night (in/out privileges)

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Hotel University
Hotel University Bologna
Hotel University Hotel
Hotel University Bologna
Hotel University Hotel Bologna

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 30 out of 138 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 71 out of 138 reviews
4 - Good 51%
Rating 3 - Okay. 30 out of 138 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 138 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 138 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good location & great service
Hotel is in a great location to walk around the city. The service was excellent. We requested a crib for our daughter and it was ready to be used upon arrival. Also, the front staff gave us a great service and gave a milk to my daughter for free given that it was late and we couldn’t find a place open to buy one -very appreciated!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Boutique Hotel On The Canal
Staff was great!! No elevator but they assist you with your luggage to/from room... Bottle of Champagne was a nice touch!!!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service
Even though through expedia we could see that the hotel offers a free parking, once we arrived there we have been informed that there was no available parking and that we have to park either at a private parking with a cost of 24€ for 24hr or park anywhere in the street outside hotel for 9€ for 24hr and the receptionist specifically said “ just pay at any pay&display machine...” likely they allowed us to park temporary on a spot outside hotel in order to check in.. after check-in we got the car to find a spot for parking.. after driving for 10 minutes around we finally found a parking space.. trying to pay at the machine we figured out that wasn’t actually 9€ but much more.. As at the machine the only available language was italian we thought that may be we are making a mistake so we decide to ask someone around.. nobody speaks english there btw.. after 10-15 minutes we finally find a traffic officer and she told us that the hotel has to provide us with the ticket that cost €9, no need of a display ticket from the machine. We went back to hotel to ask about this tickets.. and after complaining that they weisted our time he guy said “but you didn’t ask me for that ticket!!!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Ok for a short visit
The location is great, you can walk from the train station and it is pretty close to all the main tourist attractions. The hotel is old, but I guess ok for a short visit and just to go to sleep. The worst thing for me is that you can see mold in the bathroom. Breakfast was ok.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

3/5 Okay

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Room comfort
Amazing location and good value overall, beds were not very comfortable though and a fan in the room would have been good.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019