The 4-star superior Starhotels Excelsior is opposite Bologna Train Station and the airport bus terminal. It offers free WiFi throughout, modern interiors, a gourmet restaurant and a free gym. The Bologna Exhibition Centre is 2 km away.
Rooms are elegant and spacious, with carpeted or wood floors and neutral colour schemes. All air conditioned, they come with tea and coffee-making facilities and a TV with satellite channels.
A full American breakfast is available daily. The Avorio by Eataly restaurant offers a selection of traditional local dishes, or guests can grab a drink at the on-site Fondente Bar. Fondente Bar offers hot and cold drinks throughout the day and free newspapers.
This Starhotel is next to the gardens of Parco della Montagnola and a 15-minute walk from Bologna Cathedral and the central square of Piazza Maggiore.