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Riva Reno GuestHouse

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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Αdvantages: The location was quite good. 10 minutes walking by the center. The owner waited for us over the posted hours. He was, also, very helpful. They were changing the towels every day. The bed was very cozy. Disadvantages: The room door had a simple lock, very easy to break. Τhe toilet seat was yellow of the filth. The maids... More 

Thank Nena Z
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Guest house is located around 20 minutes walk from Bologna Central station and Taxi stand. Lot of restaurants around. Mr.Marcos the guest house incharge is a excellent person who can give information of the city and place. Rooms are clean and a quite place.

Thank Alwyn N
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I spent three nights here while hunting for accommodation in Erasmus year. Location was terrific, room was clean and spacious, comfortable beds, great shower pressure, excellent wifi, secure accommodation and helpful manager. Would definitely use again.

Thank Jennifer G
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2016

My room was a singleroom, toilet and bath in the hall, realy a bad place for 38 euro a day, the funiture was horrible, very very old and ugly,and they were smelling, so the room was smelling of it all the time, i had most of the time the windows open. The bed was no good, the pillow was realy... More 

Thank _mayenburg68
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

There were 3 sources of noise that kept us awake till 2/3am both nights before we left fr a hotel. 1. Adjoining apartment, there is no noise proofing and i could hear our friends talking and worse of all snoring. 2. General area in adjoining block, a group of people partied outside until 2am on the 2nd night. 3. Worse... More 

Thank torquayrowsey
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Bologna is an old city and you do not expect modern accommodations. Although that is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Riva Reno Guesthouse is located close to down town while in a quiet street. With 5 minutes walk you will be in the heart of city. We did not like the way we were checked in by... More 

Thank Farrrfarrr
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

Great owner, clean, decent location. Supermarket over the road as is a good restaurant . A really GREAT restaurant is just up the street though. We had a room with a shared bathroom, very clean apart from when a young girl went in...i think she was part mermaid by the amount of water on the floor. Beds comfy and a... More 

Thank chrischardy
Bordeaux, France
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Very nice service and reception! Made us feel so happy after a long trip. Riva Reno Guesthouse is close to te train station (15min walking) and also to the center of Bologna (10min walking). The rooms and bahtrooms are simple and clean. Perfect for people who spend the whol day outside and want to go back to a safe and... More 

Thank FannuB
Geneva, Switzerland
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241 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Despite the fact that I sent several emails to the owner, precising the time I would arrive, I only saw a closed door with a mobile phone number to call on it! Ok, I was furious seen the tireness and the hot temperature (more than 36 degrees on that afternoon). So, when the arrogant owner arrived I was angry and... More 

Thank incahueca
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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79 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I stayed at this hostel for two nights. Actually I would rather call it appartment, as I got my personal room and in general it looks like a flat. General impression-really nice, clean and comfortable. This place located just 10 min walking from both central station and city centre. Nearby many nice bars and supermarket. The host was really hospitable... More 

Thank Olya B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the historical centre of Bologna close to the main points of interest of the town.Only 10 minutes walking from the Railway Station and from the Main Square (Piazza Maggiore) and Two Towers.For business men the Fair District can be reached by public transport easily.In an historical building we offer many different kind of rooms, with private or shared bathroom, brand new TV in every room.If travelling by car, attended parking at 'Parcheggio Riva Reno Apcoa' via del Rondone, only 2 minutes walk from the apartment. The parking fee is not included in the service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riva Reno GuestHouse

Address: Via Riva di Reno 33, 40122 Bologna, Italy
Region: Italy > Emilia-Romagna > Province of Bologna > Bologna > Porto
Price Range: £30 - £78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Don't stay here if you wish to sleep”
 of 5 bubbles torquayrowsey, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The back rooms are quieter. If you run cold, ask for extra blankets.”
 of 5 bubbles terifc, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
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