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“Weekend stay”
Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.
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Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.
We are located in the best part of Bologna's Historical Center, with all at hand The livingroom. Furniture and furnishing are antique, craft (1800s, 1900s).
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21 reviews
Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.
We are located in the best part of Bologna's Historical Center, with all at hand
The livingroom. Furniture and furnishing are antique, craft (1800s, 1900s).
Paintings, etchings, attentively selected decor make of L'ARENA a top rental.
Roomy and very comfy, L'ARENA is air conditioned and features free wifi.
The dining room seats 10. Table and chair are 1800s typical Bolognese.
The dining room and the smaller bedroom. L'ARENA can accommodate up to 9.
Thanks to double-glazing windows the apartment is very quiet, relaxing.
The master bedroom. All beds have firm mattresses, frames.
Sheets, blankets and all linen are top quality and provided (no extra).
Most singles can be put together to make queen size beds.
Most rooms feature an additional foldup bed like this armchair.
Rooms are wide, light filled. Some lamps are original Murano glass.
Due to its size L'ARENA is ideal for large families, groups.
Most bedroom windows overlook a quiet, typical Bolognese backstreet.
L'ARENA features two full bathrooms, both kept in mint conditions, immaculate.
Towels, toilet paper and house detergents are provided - no extra charge.
The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking tools, well-working appliances.
Details matter! A beautiful early 1900s real briarwood dresser.
Details matter. Most decor is Art Nouveau crafted by excellent artists.
A 1920s bed. Most decor has been property of our family since the 1800s.
Breathtaking Piazza Maggiore is just 5 minutes walk.
Arena del Sole, Bologna's most famous theater, is right across the street.
The view from the terrace. Roofs, chimneys and the typical Bologna red. Come visit soon!
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

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Very good - based on 21 reviews
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Pam J
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Weekend stay”
Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Wonderful apartment. Very spacious and comfortable apartment. Enough space for 7 of us.
Carla and Nico were most helpful and went out of their way to help me when id left my phone in the taxi on the way there ( very annoying but only myself to blame). They called the taxi firm and arranged for the return of it. Above and beyond what is expected of hosts.
There was also some basic supplies left for us which we found very helpful. Although on the main road there was not much noise late at night.
A beautiful apartment in a great location - perfect fit exploring Bolonga. Close to the station so enabled us to visit Florence and Venice
Would return there again and recommend to anyone wanting to visit the beautiful town of Bologna
Thank you for making our stay memorable

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Liked best: Really nice furnishings.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 24 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 28 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

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Liked least: The TV is tiny and should be bigger and there appeared to be no wine glasses otherwise great.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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wjrarr201...
Napier, New Zealand
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Central location”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

L'Arena apartment was easily accessed from the train station. The apartment was spacious and although the kitchen was rather small it contained everything we needed plus a few extra provisions provided by the owners. We particularly enjoyed the proximity to Piazza Maggiore and other Bologna attractions. Our only criticism was the noise from the buses as they travelled up via Independenza till late into the night. Ps. We managed to work the washing machine!

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Liked best: proximity to station and amenities
Liked least: traffic noise at night
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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