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Comfort and Style in the Heart of the Historical Center

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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“Il Portico” is a very comfortable, roomy and elegant apartment in an ideal location in the very heart of the historical center. It consists of 2 double bedrooms (all beds can be put together as doubles or separated as singles), a sitting-room with a double divan-bed, a live-in kitchen and 2 bathrooms, with the rooms in a convenient layout. it can accommodate up to 6 people. Near historical monuments, shops, cafés and restaurants; you can reach any spot in town on foot (alternatively bus-stops are round the corner) Railway station: 20 mins walk, 5 mins by bus. It is 5 minutes walk to Piazza Maggiore, the central square and close to the important historical monuments and to shops, cafés and restaurants. Monuments, museums, galleries and theaters are just round the corner with a great ...“Il Portico” is a very comfortable, roomy and elegant apartment in an ideal location in the very heart of the historical center. It consists of 2 double bedrooms (all beds can be put together as doubles or separated as singles), a sitting-room with a double divan-bed, a live-in kitchen and 2 bathrooms, with the rooms in a convenient layout. it can accommodate up to 6 people. Near historical monuments, shops, cafés and restaurants; you can reach any spot in town on foot (alternatively bus-stops are round the corner) Railway station: 20 mins walk, 5 mins by bus. It is 5 minutes walk to Piazza Maggiore, the central square and close to the important historical monuments and to shops, cafés and restaurants. Monuments, museums, galleries and theaters are just round the corner with a great choice of restaurants, cafés and shops; the ”Mercato delle Erbe” (a typical food market). The apartment is on the first floor of a characteristic building, with a nice wide staircase. It gives on an inner courtyard, is light and very quiet. Inside, everything has been arranged for your comfort and convenience: completely renovated (February 2013), spotlessly clean, very quiet, light and welcoming, with high windows and ceilings. Il Portico has been furnished with a great choice of stylish, high-quality furniture. It has been decorated with great care for both style and functionality. Appliances include a cooking range/oven, a microwave oven, a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, a toaster, an electric kettle, coffee makers, an iron, an ironing-board, a washing-machine/dryer, a hair dryer, a TV-DVD set, a hoover,all new and in perfect working order. Broadband WiFi internet connection is available and included in the price. The apartment is air-conditioned. The kitchen is well-equipped with any cooking utensil that you may need. High-quality bed-linen and towels and everything that is necessary to make you feel at home is provided in the apartment; beds are new, with top quality, firm and orthopedic mattresses. Cool in summer and warm in winter, double-glazed, with air-conditioning and a new efficient heating system, comfy, elegant, very quiet, ideally located and extremely convenient, Il Portico is definitely your “home away from home” in the very heart of Bologna. The street it is in is a quiet oasis during the day whilst it livens up at night with restaurant-goers. The apartment is quiet giving on an inner courtyard. We will be very pleased to help you during your stay, with any advice and support that you may need. We look forward to having you over!More
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About the Owner
Maria Paola M
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2016
Interaction with guests
I want my guests to feel at home and enjoy their stay, so I am always available for information and advice.
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Within a few minutes from the centre of Bologna on foot, I received the warmest, friendliest and most helpful welcome possible. Paola was most personable and always ready to exchange chats and give assistance such as ordering a taxi for the last day. You could...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Felicity G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

What a great location - close to everything ! The owner is delightful and will do all she can to make your stay enjoyable. Very comfortable accommodation with lots of personal touches. Would definitely recommend staying here. Lots of restaurants/bars nearby but didn't hear any...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Sightseer738475
Management response:Responded 11 August 2018

Thank you very much, Sue! I am happy you enjoyed your stay

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Excellent base for exploring Bologna on foot, with easy access to buses and trains. Pavarotti’s house in Modena is well worth the short train journey. The bright comfortable apartment is tastefully appointed, with great attention shown to detail. Outside is a lively bustling neighbourhood, but...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank tegwenspooner
Management response:Responded 19 June 2018

Thank you very much!. We are very pleased you liked the apartment and enjoyed your stay. We hope you can come again.

Reviewed 28 June 2017

We've had the pleasure of staying in other apartments by the wonderful hosts Paola and Ken, and this was our first time in Il Portico. It was exactly as advertised, and our family (including 3 young children - ages 5, 4, and 2) all had...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank greg_and_courtney
Management response:Responded 28 June 2017

Thank you very much, Greg! It was a pleasure having you and your family over again and we hope to see you again next year!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Tastefully and thoughtfully appointed, the Il Portico apartment in meticulously maintained and spotlessly clean. Paola is an excellent host who is both knowledgeable and discerning regarding the needs of guests.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Suzette Y
Management response:Responded 10 May 2017

Thank you very much, Suzette and Allan! It was very nice to have you as guests and I hope you can come back

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
The apartment is right in the old center, in a picturesque old-Bologna area, in a street that is a quiet oasis during the day whilst it livens up at night with restaurant-goers. The apartment is quiet giving on an inner courtyard. It is an ideal location for all the interesting places in the city: 5 minutes’ walk to Piazza Maggiore (the central square of any northern Italian city-state). Nearby is the beautiful Gothic church of S. Francesco. From here you can reach any spot in town on foot. If you want to travel further afield, there are bus-stops close by with many lines that can take you wherever you want to go. The railway station is 20 minutes'walk, 5 minutes in the bus. Monuments, museums, galleries and theaters are just round the corner with a great choice of restaurants, cafés...
How to get there
There is a shuttle to and from the airport 3 minutes'walk from the apartment. Alternatively taxis are very convenient. You can easily get to the railway station on foot; alternatively in 5 minutes by bus.( bus-stops are about 4 minutes'walk from the apartment)
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