IN THE HEART OF BOLOGNA

How to reach Bologna Art Hotel Orologio

The Art Hotel Orologio is a charming hotel in the center of Bologna characterized by its fantastic location just few meters from the amazing Piazza Maggiore and the Basilica of San Petronio and Palazzo Comunale City Hall.
The hotel is located in Piazzetta Giorgio Guazzaloca 10 C, in a pedestrian area which allows our guests to discover the city center, visit the monuments, museums, exclusive shopping areas and best restaurants in maximum comfort.

IN THE HEART OF BOLOGNA

How to reach Bologna Art Hotel Orologio

The Art Hotel Orologio is a charming hotel in the center of Bologna characterized by its fantastic location just few meters from the amazing Piazza Maggiore and the Basilica of San Petronio and Palazzo Comunale City Hall.
The hotel is located in Piazzetta Giorgio Guazzaloca 10 C, in a pedestrian area which allows our guests to discover the city center, visit the monuments, museums, exclusive shopping areas and best restaurants in maximum comfort.

Download directions to our hotel

Depending on whether you take the A1 or A14 highway, download the pdf and check out the itinerary we have prepared specifically to give you all the directions you need.

The city’s entrances to be used to access the hotel are: Via Marconi, Via San Felice, Via Sant’Isaia.

Just outside the Railway Station Bologna Centrale you will find both the bus stops – Bus number 25 and 27 – (in 15 minutes you will reach our Hotel) and the taxi stops (in 10 minutes you will reach our Hotel).

Otherwise for the transfer to and from Bologna’s Central Station we can book for you a taxi or a private car.

 

The International Bologna International Airport Guglielmo Marconi is just 8 km far from the city center, to which it is connected by the Marconi Express shuttle and by taxi-services. At the airport, the Marconi Express can be reached by going up to the departures level, which is connected to the Marconi Express station by a covered walkway. From the airport to the centre of bologna in 7 minutes sheltered, direct and without traffic. The connection is active 365 days a year, from 5:40 AM to midnight, with up to 8 departures per hour in each direction at rush hour.
For more information and tickets: https://www.marconiexpress.it/en/

Just outside the airport, you will find the taxi stop. In 20 minutes, you will reach our Hotels by taxi. A taxi ride to our Hotel costs about 30 €

If you prefer, we can arrange for you the transfer from the Airport to the hotel with a private cab.

 

When you arrive near the destination please advise us, in order to find our operators ready to accompany your Guests with their luggage at the Hotel. After this, you can move your bus to the parking of the Bus station (1 km far from the Hotel).

Booking is suggested: https://www.autostazionebo.it/it/page/prenotazione-bus-turistici

We remind you that before the arrival you have to communicate the plate number of the bus at the Reception of the Hotel. The tourist bus entrance in Bologna is regulated by Municipality of Bologna and it differs for working days, holidays or during the weekend.

 

Traveling by car?
No problem!

Follow our step-by-step directions and check the itinerary we emailed to you during the booking stage.

1.

Pay attention to LTZs

Transit is forbidden at all hours and days in ZONE T (Via Indipendenza, Via Rizzoli, Via Ugo Bassi), of the Via Archiginnasio, Piazza San Francesco, Via del Pratello, Via delle Moline, Via Capo di Lucca, Via Antonio Bertoloni (University Area) aand on bus yellow lanes.

2.

Use our itinerary

To avoid incurring penalties in departing and arriving from our Hotel, please follow the authorized itinerary we have prepared for you being careful not to violate the current traffic laws.

 

3.

Set the navigator

Set “Via Alfredo Testoni No. 2, 40100 Bologna” as your destination. This is a street nearby our hotels, better recognized by the navigator system rather than our proper address which is on a pedestrian area. From there on, follow the itinerary we indicated on the pdf.

4.

Communicate the car plate number

Communicate the plate number upon arrival for the access through the controlled traffic zone. It will be our singular consideration to report it to the field office. It’s important to provide the car plate number even if you won’t use our Garage. The permission enables only the transit through the itinerary provided by us to reach the hotel, it does not enable to stop, park or take any other routes.

Private Garage

You can book a parking space in one of private garages located in the historical center (from 170 meters away) a daily price from 35€. The service is on request and it depends on the garages availability, which will be previously communicated to you by the Reception.

Public Parking

You can park at the Piazza Roosevelt Public square (150 meters away). Cars can be parked within blue lines buying at the Reception desk a 24 hours ticket at the rate of € 9,00. However, the parking spot can’t be reserved and the parking is not guarded