The contemporary and chic Starhotels Excelsior offers guests a stylish space to relax and unwind. Situated just across the road from Bologna station and a short walk from the historical heart of the city, it is the perfect base for exploring the ancient University city and the surrounding areas. The famous Piazza Maggiore is about a fifteen-minute’ walk from the hotel, but if you don’t fancy walking you can hop on the bus just outside of the hotel. The city is made up of miles of beautiful porticos, providing cool shaded walkways as you explore during the day, but at night the city comes alive as the porticoes and old town are illuminated with an orange gold glow.
The hotel blends classic style with contemporary taste, which can be seen in its comfortable guest rooms that are adorned with elegant furnishings. The rooms look out across the city's famous red rooftops and medieval towers. After a day of sightseeing come back to the calm comfortable retreat of the hotel. Relax in the lounge chairs whilst enjoying a drink from the Fondente bar or if you still have energy, guests have access to the state-of-the-art fitness room. In the evening enjoy traditional local Bolognese dishes in the hotels Avario Restaurant by Eataly whilst tasting the local Lambrusco wine.