Get an overview of this hotel4-star Bologna hotel in Exhibition Center with full-service spa


Located in Exhibition Center, this spa hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Parco Nord Arena and within 3 mi (5 km) of BolognaFiere and University of Bologna. National Art Gallery of Bologna and Tower of the Asinelli are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

A full-service spa, a restaurant, and a health club are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 118 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Room service, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Ramada Encore Bologna Hotel & Natural Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Ramada Encore Bologna Hotel & Natural Spa features a health club and a spa tub. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. 3 meeting rooms are available. This Bologna hotel also offers a sauna, spa services, and a library. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 118 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Health club 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • LCD TV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Rossofuoco - This bistro serves dinner only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Spa Services

BioSpa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include massages and body treatments. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.

  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per day

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • 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 and will be collected at the property. The tax ranges from EUR 1.50 to EUR 5 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 onward. Guests exempted from this tax include residents of Bologna and 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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 5 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Ramada Bologna
  • Ramada Encore Bologna
  • Ramada Encore Bologna Fiera
  • Ramada Encore Fiera
  • Ramada Encore Fiera Hotel
  • Ramada Encore Fiera Hotel Bologna
  • Ramada Encore Bologna Fiera Hotel Bologna
  • Ramada Encore Bologna Hotel Natural Spa
  • Ramada Encore Hotel Natural Spa
  • Ramada Encore Bologna Natural Spa
  • Ramada Encore Natural Spa

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 2999.99, 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.

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4.4 out of 5
92% of guests recommend
4.6 Room cleanliness
4.3 Service & staff
4.3 Room comfort
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Very nice hotel

5 out of 5
by from Toronto
Posted Nov 29, 2016
Pros: Everything.
Location: Just northeast of Bologna. Great location.
Very nice hotel experience. Staff were great. Location in countryside. Breakfast was very good with many choices. All in all I would recommend this hotel.
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Modern, Funky Hotel

4 out of 5
by from Sydney, Australia
Posted Nov 2, 2015
An enjoyable stay for several nights. Staff treated us well, always with a smile on their face. Room was very comfortable. Hotel restaurant had excellent meals and service. Hotel Spa also very good. A good location being a short bus ride outside of Bologna city centre. Excellent value.
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Good for Fiera

5 out of 5
Posted Mar 28, 2014
Free bus service to fiera; easy access to train station.
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Basic business hotel significantly outside town

3 out of 5
by from Washington, DC
Posted Mar 3, 2014
Pros: The modern look and the free breakfast.
Cons: Replace the mattresses and pillows. Improve communication about how to get cafe with breakfast. Hire more friendly staff.
Location: Bologna is a 30 minute bus ride away, and the bus only comes once every 30 - 60 minutes. That was inconvenient for visiting the city.
This was an OK experience. Some hotel staff were incredibly helpful while others were abrupt and rude. This included the front desk, bar, and breakfast staff. The breakfast here was not as good as at other similar hotels, and the coffee on offer is instant. Instant coffee is unacceptable by Italian standards. Every morning half the croissantsw were burnt and the fresh fruit was in poor shape from having been frozen. They don't advertise it, but capuccino and espresso are available at breakfast from the bar for free (if you ask very nicely and someone is available to make it for you). A capuccino went a long way towards making me happy with breakfast. The hotel has a modern "look" but the mattress itself was old and stained and the pillows had holes in them and were very flat. Also, the bedspread (although new) was dirty and icky. The sheets and towels were all clean and replaced daily, and we did not find bedbugs. The rooms have "wood" floors rather than carpet, which were kept well swept. Windows didn't open, which was unusual for an Italian hotel. Although advertised, there are no laundry facilities or exercise facilities on the premises.
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5 out of 5
by from England
Posted Nov 27, 2013
Pros: Nice Hotel with very friendly staff and easy Bus/Taxi transport to the city.
Location: The location was slightly out of town but it was easy to get to via Buses & Taxis, people very friendly and helpful.
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Not terrible, not great

3 out of 5
by from Hamilton, ON
Posted Nov 16, 2013
Pros: The staff were lovely and the food in the restaurant was pretty good.
Cons: Quite a bit. Wifi connection, new beds, update the showers and shower heads, coffee service in the rooms (upgrade).
Location: Bologna is Fantastic! Loved it - tons to see and do. Go take a tour of the Lamborghini factory, climb Torre Asinelli, eat at Caffe Zamboni.
This is as it is advertised, a business hotel. Mind you, we had a really hard time with the Wifi. The staff are very helpful and the breakfast was nice in the European style. The bed was so hard my body ached and the shower was awful. Tiny elevators we had to go up two at a time.
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Not for women travelling alone

3 out of 5
Posted May 30, 2013
Pros: Good restaurant service; good greeting on arrival
Cons: Good old fashioed sexism - the kind you used to get when trying to order a drink at the bar.
Travelling on a family break with my husband and adult daughter, we were helpfully greeted on arrival. The room was adequate (see below) and the restaurant staff were excellent, in spite of also handling 3 large groups for dinner . However all this feeling of enjoyment was destroyed at checkout when suddenly, and accountably, I became invisible... Having paid on check-in and having avoided extras, I anticipated handing in my card and ensuring that there were indeed no extra costs. I was visible I think when I walked up to the counter. I may have been visible while waiting for the one hotel employee to finish checking out the two gentlemen who were in front of me. However I then very definately became invisible when she ignored me and started checking out the gentleman who had come to the desk after me. I was apparently inaudible too as a quite definite "excuse me I was next" was ignored. Then very suddenly, when putting the hotel card on the desk and walked out I very definately became visiblbe. I know this because was addressed by "What IS your problem?" From that stage on I was dealt with but it is sad to note that a hotel which prides iteslf on good service showed all the signs of good old fashioned sexism. Or perhaps it was my Tshirt that caused the problem. In real life I'm a professor and casual dress doesn't downgrade my science or effectiveness. The hotel is well furnished but structurally slightly under-specced - too much internal and external noise.
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Far from the center of town and disappointing

2 out of 5
by from Rome, Italy
Posted Dec 25, 2011
Pros: The price
Cons: The distance from town and the neighborhood. There was no where else to go for dinner nearby and the hotel restaurant was mediocre
Location: Too far from the center. Nothing nearby except industrial.
The room was cold and they have the heat set so you can't make it warmer. There is a surcharge for pets though it wasn't listed on Expedia. The restaurant has a very limited menu and is mediocre though the man working in the restaurant was very nice.
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2 out of 5
by from Sc
Posted Oct 27, 2011
A business hotel with poor internet connection. No Excuses!
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Great hotel with terrific staff!

5 out of 5
by from Vancouver ,WA
Posted Oct 26, 2011
Location: Old town and the University . Very pleasant to walk around and soak up the history of this wonderful city.
This Hotel made us feel like family. We were helped with our many questions. The buffet was excellent.The location was good for Bologna and also nearby towns like Remini ,Verona, and Florence by train.The happy hour at the end of the day at the Hotel really hit the spot. Tasty treats and excellent wine.
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