- Only 50 metres away from the majestic Piazza Maggiore
- Complimentary bicycle hire
Only 50 metres away from the majestic Piazza Maggiore lies one of Bologna's oldest hotels. Dating back over 600 years, Hotel Al Cappello Rosso has been welcoming the city’s travellers since the 14th century. Located in the heart of Bologna this hotel is the ideal starting point for exploring monuments, elegant shops, medieval streets and enchanting hidden corners of this historic city.
Although steeped in history, the hotel benefits from smart contemporary furnishings, combining stylish, modern comforts with individually decorated bedrooms. The Al Cappello Rosso also features several theme rooms which have been decorated by world-famous artists.
Take advantage of the hotel's free bicycle hire and roam through porticoed streets between the medieval brick buildings. Ride past the famous Fontana di Nettuno (1566), designed by Tommaso Laureti and decorated with magnificent bronze figures by Giambologna.
The hotel has 33 rooms (official rating 4 star) Child prices apply to ages 2-3 years.
Osteria del Cappello Restaurant
Included With: Bed & Breakfast
Osteria del Cappello serves typical dishes of Bolognese tradition and a selection of fine wines. A buffet breakfast offers fresh fruits, just-baked pastries and bio, dietetic and gluten free products.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Parking, Wifi & Reading rooms
Nearby car park and garage available and payable locally (approx. €25 per day). Reduced rate parking permits for street parking are also available and payable locally (approx. €9 per day).
Reading Rooms & Wifi
Reading rooms available.
Stay connected with the wifi available free of charge.
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 transfer 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
Double Rooms are all decorated in a contemporary style and can sleep up to two adults. These room types can also interconnect (on request).
Max 2 Adults
Superior rooms have traditional decor and are positioned on the fourth floor. The large windows look out across the city and modern facilities in the room allow for a comfortable stay.
Early Booking Discount
5% Early booking discount for stays of 2 nights completed between 20 April - 09 September 2020, 14 - 26 September 2020, 02 - 20 October 2020, 25 October - 09 November 2020 and 16 November - 31 December 2020 booked at least 30 days prior to departure.
8% Rate reduction for stays of 3 nights completed between 20 April - 09 September 2020, 14 - 26 September 2020, 02 - 20 October 2020, 25 October - 09 November 2020 and 16 November - 31 December 2020.
10% Rate reduction for stays of 4 nights or more completed between 20 April - 09 September 2020, 14 - 26 September 2020, 02 - 20 October 2020, 25 October - 09 November 2020 and 16 November - 31 December 2020.
Based on 1041 traveller reviews
89% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Nice cozy Hotel
CoDoe11, Bonn, Germany
Mar 08 2020
In the city centre, only 2 minutes from Piazza Maggiore. Nice, clean comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast and fine dining in the Restaurant Osteria del Cappello. Friendly staff. Would like to come...
In the city centre, only 2 minutes from Piazza Maggiore. Nice, clean comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast and fine dining in the Restaurant Osteria del Cappello. Friendly staff. Would like to come back!
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“ Lovely Bologna hotel
plrloves2travel, Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
Mar 07 2020
It was a very long time since I had been to Bologna so we picked the hotel based on the online reviews. It is a lovely hotel with a very pleasant and helpful staff. It is very clean. The rooms...
It was a very long time since I had been to Bologna so we picked the hotel based on the online reviews. It is a lovely hotel with a very pleasant and helpful staff. It is very clean. The rooms are small so we opted for two rooms. The hotel reminds me of an NYC boutique hotel. I love the theme and all the books that are displayed. It is a great location for walking the city and to the train station. It was a smart location for taking the train to/from Milan and to Venice, Florence and Urbino.
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