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Central apartment-in silence and green of great charm

Bedrooms 1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Terrace-kitchen-bedroom-bathroom beside the Aula Magna of the University

In Bologna, a lovely apartment in the heart of the historic city center, and a short walk from the iconic Two Towers. You will experience a reality unknown to tourists in one of the most ancient and beautiful neighbourhoods of Bologna, in a building from the 17th century, where the apartment overlooks an ancient courtyard full of plants and greenery. The silence and peace are absolute as if in the countryside. Yet its central location allows you to reach the most exquisite Bologna has to offer in just a few minutes: CULTURE as expessed with extraordinary works of art and architecture, FOOD as can be admired in the wonderful shops and tasted in the many trattorias, and of course the quintessence of Italian FASHION available in the boutiques or outlets. The charming apartment shows the hand of the owner, with its attention to detail. The terrace offers the the ideal setting for breakfast or a candlelight dinner. Furthermore. a large kitchen, modern and functional, well equipped for cooking, a diningroom and cozy bedroom for 2 (bed = 140 cm x 200 cm - third bed for a child) a bathroom with the shower. The beautiful view from the terrace of the Bolognese roofs and the many churches will furthermore make your stay a memorable one.


Bologna Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • for refreshing apartment 2 solutions: AIR CONDITIONED or CEILING FAN
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
Secure parking at 50 meters from the apartment at 10 euro per day


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Central apartment-in silence and green of great charm
average rating of 4.7843137 based on 52 reviews
Tattenhall, Chester UK

At home in Bologna

  • 5 of 5

Great time, great people, great food, great hostess, wouldn' t have wished for it to be better. Would help to know in advance of unspecified local taxes when you book.. Marina would always be welcome at our house!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stylish & very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable well located apartment. Marina was so welcoming & helpful. We had a lovely time there as a good base to travel & walk around the fascinating city of Bologna

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A charming apartment in a wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my two weeks at Marina's apartment. I loved getting to see how it felt to live in an Italian apartment building: walking through the courtyard full of plants, meeting friendly neighbors and just absorbing the sights and sounds of life.

The apartment itself is great from the art on the walls to hemstiched sheets on the bed and the attractive dishes in the cupboard. Another really handy feature: washing machine and drying rack that fit easily on the balcony.

Marina's niece was also very helpful to me.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
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Capitola, CA

Wonderful stay in Bologna.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Marina's lovely apartment. The location was prefect for us, close to everything but not in a tourist area. Marina had fruit and baked goods waiting for us. And she stayed up to let us in at 12:30am as we had a late flight into Bologna. Marina suggested a local restaurant where we had one of our best meals on the trip. We would definitely stay here again.

Marilyn & Richard - California USA

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the nicest apartments we have stayed in. Clean, comfortable and a peaceful terrace to enjoy a glass of wine or to read your book. Marina was a wonderful host, charming and welcoming. The location is perfect for exploring Bologna and about a twenty minute walk from the station. Would not hesitate to recommend this apartment and would certainly stay again on our next visit to Bologna.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved, loved, LOVED IT! xxx

  • 5 of 5

Wow. I honestly can't begin to express what a wonderful time we had in this apartment. It's perfect. In every single possible way!

Marina is an excellent host. We just completely fell in love with her charm, her positivity and her exceptionally serene, kind and genuine attitude. She's an amazing woman.

The apartment could not be more spot-on in it's location. It's just a few minutes from everything in central Bologna and yet feels quiet, peaceful and secluded. There is something really special about the environment. It just exudes happiness and good things. I realise that I'm sounding like a bit of a hippy, but I could wax lyrical for hours about how truly incredible everything was. The apartment is well appointed and has everything you need - including some interesting art pieces. Although it's a small place, it is just right for a couple or a couple with a child. The way it is arranged makes it feel much more spacious and open. There is lots of natural light and that just adds to the feeling of warmth and calm.

The happiness I felt there was so intense that I actually cried when I left. That has NEVER happened to me before when I've left somewhere. My experience in Bologna will stay with me for all time. The warm and genuine people, the environment, the history, the food, the beauty and magnificence of what is just an exceptional city. Marina and the apartment play a huge part in that.

If you choose to stay here, then you are very lucky indeed. I feel blessed to have been there and I fully intend to go back. Grazie mille Marina. Vi inviamo tanto amore!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: adorable, sweet, kind, sensitive, accurate, correct .... never I do not forget you !!!! a hug from Marina
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
G. Marconi
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Bar zanarini
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Stazione centrale
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
X milano e firenze
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
drogheria della rosa-osteria dei poeti
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Corno alle scale
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Riviera Romagnola: rimini -riccione etc
Car: not necessary

The 'University of Bologna is the oldest in the Western world (born in 1099 AD) and the Municipal Opera House also. Bologna is the most important highway and railway hub of Italy. Many tourists choose it as a city in which to sleep, to take daily Ravenna Venice, Milan, Florence and many other cities. Bologna is a beautiful city, yet unknown to the large number of tourists. And 'rich in museums and churches, Works of Art. In the Middle Ages had a hundred towers, which were left about twenty hours. Among these, the extraordinary Tower and the Tower Garisenda Donkeys, 101 meters high, whose summit offers a breathtaking view of the medieval city. There are however still 37 km of arcades, which help give the city such a special and magical atmosphere. It 's significant that John Grisham has set his latest novel, The Broker in Bologna. Staying "On the Roof of S. Lucia "will be in the heart of the historic center of town, and you will find a few hundred meters: The Church of St. Lucia, now Aula Magna of the University. (Next to the apartment) The Two Towers, the symbol of the city. Piazza S. Stephen and the Church of St. Stephen, with its seven churches merged together. The Complex University of San Giovanni in Monte, at a convent in 1500. The Lamentation of Nicholas Dell'Arca, located in the Church of St. Maria della Vita, one of the most dramatic of Western Art History. And many other monuments and opportunities. We wait!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

final cleasing $37.01
Stay tax $2.47 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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