The best places to stay within 400 meters of the main train station in Bologna, Italy.
8.6 / 10 at Booking.com, 4 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.4 / 5 at Google Reviews
There are two other hotels in front of the Bologna main train station: Mercure Bologna Centro and UNA Hotels Bologna Centro. UNA Hotels also has good reviews while the Mercure is not as well-regarded.
In addition to Starhotels Excelsior, the hotel right in front of Bologna Centrale described above, these are the best places to stay near the Bologna train station (details below!):
To be included in this list of the best accommodations in the vicinity of the Bologna Centrale train station, each hotel or B&B must be within 400 meters of the stazione ferroviaria and must have a rating of at least 8.5 out of 10 at Booking.com and at least 4 out of 5 at TripAdvisor and/or Google Reviews.
9.5 / 10 at Booking.com, 5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.5 / 5 at Google Reviews
9.1 / 10 at Booking.com, 5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 5 / 5 at Google Reviews
9.1 / 10 at Booking.com, 5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.6 / 5 at Google Reviews
8.5 / 10 at Booking.com, 4.5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.2 / 5 at Google Reviews
9.5 / 10 at Booking.com, 4.9 / 5 at Google Reviews
9 / 10 at Booking.com, 5 / 5 at Google Reviews
9.4 / 10 at Booking.com, 5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 5 / 5 at Google Reviews
8.8 / 10 at Booking.com, 4.5 / 5 at TripAdvisor
8.6 / 10 at Booking.com, 4 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.2 / 5 at Google Reviews
9.6 / 10 at Booking.com, 5 / 5 at TripAdvisor, 4.8 / 5 at Google Reviews
Also worth checking out: 4Roomz (300 m from train station) and B&B DormiRe Bologna (350 m from train station)
Dopa Hostel is the best hostel in Bologna based on ratings and reviews from verified previous guests on numerous booking engines and review sites.
Dopa Hostel is rated 9/10 on Booking.com, 9/10 on Agoda, 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor, 4.4/5 on Trip.com, 4.6/5 on Google Reviews, and 5/5 on Facebook.
It is 1.2 km — around 20 minutes’ walk — away from the Bologna Centrale train station.
The Student Hotel Bologna, the Sydney Hotel, the Savoia Hotel Country House Bologna, and the Savoia Hotel Regency all have a swimming pool. The Savoia Hotel Regency has the best ratings among all four, while the Student Hotel Bologna is the most centrally located.
Hotels that are located in the historic center of Bologna — within 5 minutes’ walking distance of Piazza Maggiore — AND are highly rated by previous guests include: Casa Isolani Piazza Maggiore, Art Hotel Orologio, Art Hotel Commercianti, Phi Hotel Bologna – Al Cappello Rosso, B&B Casa Faccioli, B&B Galleria Cavour, Grand Hotel Majestic gia’ Baglioni, Albergo Garisenda, and Hotel Corona d’Oro.
To give you a better idea of each hotel, here are their ratings (Booking.com – TripAdvisor – Google Reviews), distance to Piazza Maggiore, and lowest price for one night’s stay within a 1-year period. To learn more, and to check the exact prices for your travel dates, click on the hotel name.
These highly rated hotels and B&Bs in Bologna’s historic center have quadruple rooms or other rooms that can accommodate at least 4 adults:
All these hotels have a rating of at least 8.5 out of 10 at Booking.com and at least 4 out of 5 on TripAdvisor and Google Reviews. Click on the hotel names below to learn more and to check the exact prices for your dates of stay.
There are three hotels in front of the main train station in Bologna: Mercure Bologna Centro, UNA Hotels Bologna Centro, and Starhotels Excelsior.
Note: Accommodations are shortlisted based on their review scores on Booking.com and TripAdvisor, as well as their distance from the train station as determined through Google Maps. We are not connected in any way with any of the properties listed, and the best accommodations are selected based on a combination of reviews, rankings, nearness to the train station, and best value for money. Affiliate links are used in this article; when you book, we may earn a small commission from the booking platform, but the price stays the same for you.