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"We enjoyed the hotel immensely. Most travellers were at Disney all day and we stayed at the pool. There was pretty much only us until 3:30 pm. They we ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 15 Oct 2007

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3-star hotel near Piazza Maggiore

Heart of Bologna

Within a 15-minute walk of this Historic Center hotel, you'll find Piazza Maggiore and University of Bologna. BolognaFiere and Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and airport shuttle. A coffee shop, a terrace, and limo/town car service are also on offer.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 17 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and comfy beds. Other amenities include refrigerators, room service, and TVs with satellite channels.

Standard Single Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Il Canale Hotel ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 0.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 0.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Il Canale Hotel

4 out of 5

Am going back

We enjoyed the hotel immensely. Most travellers were at Disney all day and we stayed at the pool. There was pretty much only us until 3:30 pm. They we did our shopping trips and sightseeing at night.

Posted by on Oct 15, 2007

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3 out of 5

not worth the price

this hotel was ok, but if i had of know about this hotel i wouldn't have paid the price i did. it was a nice hotel, all and all. but i've stayed in nicer hotels for ALOT less.

Posted by on Jul 10, 2007

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4 out of 5

very nice experience

We really enjoyed our stay, the people that work there are very friendly and helpful. The place is very clean, quiet and good value for the money.

Posted by on Feb 14, 2007

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at the family-friendly Il Canale Hotel. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Belle Époque Bologna hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 17 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1860
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) (10.8 km / 6.7 mi)
  • Train station: Bologna Central Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Il Canale Hotel offers 17 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Select Comfort beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in August 2015.

  • Select Comfort beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Il Canale Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from noon - 10 PM. If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Zanhotel Tre VecchiFront desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from noon - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after hours will need to go to the following location to check in: Zanhotel Tre Vecchi
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 20.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

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

No onsite parking is available

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

  • One child stays free
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Fees

Guests will 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 20 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: EUR 20 (roundtrip), (up to 18 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Zanhotel Il Canale
  • Zanhotel Il Canale Bologna
  • Zanhotel Il Canale Hotel
  • Zanhotel Il Canale Hotel Bologna
  • Il Canale Hotel Bologna
  • Il Canale Bologna
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  • Il Canale Hotel Bologna
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You should know

  • All guests (including children) need to be present at check-in to show their government-issued photo ID or passport.
  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • Il Canale Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.