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The Albergo Centrale is in a truly privileged location in Bologna: in the historic center, it is one of the few hotels in Bologna to be near Piazza Maggiore, the historic and artistic heart of the city; Piazza del Nettuno which borrowed its name from the magnificent fountain and the famous two towers, the Asinelli tower and the Garisenda tower.
Thanks to its position, the Albergo Centrale is one of the 2-star hotels in downtown Bologna providing the best way to experience the city, its porticos, the artistic and cultural vivacity and food and wine traditions of the trattorias and wine bars.
Bologna the learned one, Bologna the red one, Bologna the fat one, the city's nicknames referring to the oldest university in the world, the red palazzos and roofs and the rich cuisine. Bologna is right there, just outside the Albergo Centrale, a lively city, waiting to be discovered on foot. For those who prefer public transportation, the buses that reach every corner of Bologna stop just 50 meters from the hotel, but it's better to stroll under the famous Porticos, 40 kilometers throughout the city under vaults built between 1200 and 1900.
Trattorias, restaurants, clubs and discos for your evening pleasure and shops and boutiques to satisfy your shopping frenzy abound around the Albergo Centrale.
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From the Bologna Guglielmo Marconi airport, take the Aerobus shuttle and get off at the via Ugo Bassi stop. From here continue as described in by train.
From the Bologna central station, take bus 25 for Ugo Bassi and get off at Via della Zecca. The Albergo Centrale is 80 meters from the bus stop.
From Milan. From the A1 highway, as you near Bologna follow the directions for A13 (Padova/Casalecchio/Aeroporto/Fiera). Continue on A14 and exit at TANGENZIALE/BOLOGNA/AEROPORTO/FIERA. Continue along the RA1 expressway to BORGO PANIGALE/AEROPORTO/FIERA. After the toll, take exit 2 BOLOGNA/BORGO PANIGALE. From here take
Viale Palmiro Togliatti for 1.3 km, Viale Gandhi for 700 meters and Via Tolmino for 400 meters. Next: turn left on Via Sabotino and after 700 meters turn right on Viale Vicini. After 300 meters, turn left in Piazza di Porta Sant'Isaia and, after 100 meters, turn left on Via Sant'Isaia. After 100 meters, turn left on Piazza Malpigli and, after 600 meters, turn right on Via Ugo Bassi. After 100 meters, turn right on Via Testoni. After 200 meters, turn left on Via Porta Nova. After another 100 meters, turn onto Via IV Novembre. Drive straight for 100 meters and then turn right on Piazza Roosevelt. After 100 meters, continue on Via della Zecca. You're here.
From Florence. From the A1 highway, when you near Bologna, continue on A14 and exit at TANGENZIALE/BOLOGNA/AEROPORTO/FIERA. Continue along the RA1 expressway to BORGO PANIGALE/AEROPORTO/FIERA. After the toll, take exit 2 BOLOGNA/BORGO PANIGALE. From here, continue as described from Viale Palmiro Togliatti.
From Padua. From the A13 highway, when you near Bologna follow the directions for BOLOGNA/ARCOVEGGIO/TANGENZIALE/FIERA. After the toll, follow the directions for FIERA/CAAB/SAN LAZZARO DI SAVENA. Continue on the RA1 expressway and take exit 7 for Bologna centro. Continue down Via Stalingrado for 900 meters and turn right on Viale Masini. After 700 meters, continue on Viale Pietramellara. After 300 meters, turn left on Via Amendola. When you reach the round about (Piazza dei Martiri 1943 - 1945), take the second exit, Via Marconi. After 700 meters, turn left on Via Bassi. After 100 meters, turn right on Via Testoni. After 200 meters, turn left on Via Porta Nova and, after 100 meters, take Via 4 Novembre. Turn left in Piazza Roosevelt and, after 100 meters, you'll be on Via della Zecca. Another 100 meters and you've reached the Albergo Centrale.