Grand Hotel Majestic "Già Baglioni"

Location: Emilia-Romagna | Italy

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Part of the Leading Hotels of the World group, the Grand Hotel Majestic "Già Baglioni" is an opulent feast of colonnaded marble atriums beneath glittering Murano glass chandeliers and ornate frescoed ceilings. This grand palazzo hails from the 18th century and has had a string of Hollywood stars pass through its doors, including Clark Gable, Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra – as well as the Dalai Lama and Princess Diana.
Perfect forCouples seeking a refined hideaway at the heart of Bologna.
In the knowThe hotel was built on part of the old Roman highway, part of which can still be seen on the lower floor.

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Hotel Overview


Tucked away on a discreet street in Bologna’s centre, 250 metres from Piazza Maggiore and the Two Towers.

Rooms at Grand Hotel Majestic "Già Baglioni"

The rooms and suites are refined in style, furnished with antiques, original frescoes and decorated with sumptuous drapes. For extra privacy, indulge in the exclusive Art Deco Suite, accessible via private lift. This lavish suite boasts a private terrace, overlooking Bologna’s terracotta rooftops and flanked by San Pietro church’s carved saints.

Food and facilities

One of Bologna’s most sophisticated restaurants, the hotel’s Ristorante I Carracci serves superb regional dishes, including a traditional, velvety ragu, under a gorgeous frescoed ceiling. The Café Marinetti is perfect for casual dining, while the historic wine cellar Enoteca Morandi is where to head for wine-tasting or an intimate candle-lit dinner between the bottles.

Activities at Grand Hotel Majestic "Già Baglioni"

Stroll through Bologna’s captivating medieval streets and dip in and out of the galleries and museums, churches and palazzos, encasing beautiful Renaissance sculptures. Be sure to taste exquisite regional cuisine in the city’s collection of restaurants: after all, this is allegedly the gastronomic capital of Italy. After a day exploring Bologna, unwind in the hotel’s spa, which features a Turkish bath, sauna and relaxation room; keep fit in the state of the art fitness suite; or spend an evening at the theatre for a spectacular opera show.

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