- Only a short walk from Piazza Maggiore and the Two Towers
- Situated in the heart of Medieval Bologna
Only a short walk from Piazza Maggiore and the Two Towers lies Bologna’s most prestigious hotel. Housed in a former palazzo dating back to the second half of the 18th century it became a hotel in 1911. Adorned with 16th century frescoes and fine antiques, the Grand Hotel Majestic exudes an elegant and refined atmosphere. Experience the grace and tradition of this beautifully restored palazzo, where stylish bedrooms have been appointed with traditional Venetian furnishings, including Murano glass chandeliers. The Grand Hotel Majestic encompasses all the luxuries of a long-established hotel in the heart of Medieval Bologna, home to Europe's oldest university and its very own pair of leaning towers, the 12th century Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda.
The hotel has 109 rooms (official rating 5 star) Child prices apply to ages 2-11 years.
Bars & Restaurants
Breakfast room & Enoteca Morandi Wine Cellar
Included With: Bed & Breakfast
The café bar overlooks a small winter garden and has a welcoming atmosphere, ideal for a relaxing break, aperitif or light snack.
Il Carracci Restaurant
Dress Code: Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening
The hotel’s restaurant features a beautifully frescoed ceiling by the Carracci brothers. Its chef, Giacomo Galeazzi, uses local ingredients to prepare a delicious range of regional dishes, which complement the great selection of wines from the cellar that lies underneath.
Spa & Wellness
Health and Wellness Area & Gym
Health and wellness area with steam room, sauna and relaxation room. Gym open 7am - 9pm.
Cooking Classes & Wifi
Available on request.
Free internet access.
About the location
Holidays in Bologna will take you to one of Italy’s
most elegant and exciting cities. Among the weaving porticoes and medieval towers, you will experience spirited markets and bustling arcades, all in a city that continues to feel vibrant and welcoming long into the evening. Bologna holds international acclaim for its food, architecture and automobile design, while retaining an authentic and intimate city centre where each street exhibits the city’s historical and social roots. Whether you are looking to taste the local tortelli al tartufo nero underneath the shadows of the famous Due Torri or for relaxing evenings spent strolling through the Colli district to watch the sun set over the skyline, you will find much to enjoy in this remarkable city.
Bologna’s food culture could entertain and fascinate even the most experienced gastronome. It is commonplace to witness the making of fresh pasta and the tasting of locally made burrata when walking around the central piazza. Alongside these delights, Bologna hosts over fifty museums displaying work from renowned historical figures such as Michelangelo, Raphael and Mozart, as well as prestigious modern institutions such as the MAMbo, Museo D’arte Moderna Di Bologna, which maintain a thriving contemporary art scene.
The hotel is 20 minutes from Bologna airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
Max 2 Adults
Superior Rooms are magnificently furnished in a classical style, embellished with Murano glass lamps and featuring bathrooms in precious Carrara marble. They can sleep up to two adults.
Max 3 Adults
Junior Suites are decorated in classical style have a semi-canopied double bed and large windows which make the atmosphere airy and light. Original antiques, silk fabrics on the walls and precious brocade drapery add further charm and elegance. Some Junior Suites have a welcoming fireplace.
Max 3 Adults
Deluxe Rooms are elegantly furnished in classical style with a semi-canopied bed and a small sitting area with a desk. They can sleep up to three adults.
Max 2 Adults
Classic Rooms are magnificently furnished in a classical style, embellished with Murano glass lamps and featuring bathrooms in precious Carrara marble. They can sleep up to two adults.
Based on 1599 traveller reviews
94% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
travelbearUK, London, UK
Oct 26 2020
Stayed for just under a week in late September/early October. Hotel is in a great location for visiting the sites in Bologna, and the service is excellent. A real sense of history and grandeur...
Stayed for just under a week in late September/early October. Hotel is in a great location for visiting the sites in Bologna, and the service is excellent. A real sense of history and grandeur pervades this hotel.
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Sally U, Denver, Colorado
Oct 19 2020
This grand lady of a hotel is sited right where you want to be in Bologna. The dear bellmany helped us navigate into the maze of the one way streets to reach the hotel and then took and safely parked...
This grand lady of a hotel is sited right where you want to be in Bologna. The dear bellmany helped us navigate into the maze of the one way streets to reach the hotel and then took and safely parked out car. Quite a blessing. The hotel is a throw back to the grand days of luxury travel and top service. Wonderful bed, bath, service. Worth the price.
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