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Grand Hotel Majestic Gia Baglioni

Bologna, Italy

94 Excellent 640 Reviews
Opulent historic hotel on Via Indipendenza, in the heart of Bologna, within walking distance of Piazza Maggiore and Due Torri, with a health and wellness center, I Carracci restaurant, and multiple meeting rooms.
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  • $100 F&B Credit
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Welcome Gift
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
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Grand Hotel Majestic Gia Baglioni
Situated on a palazzo built in the 18th century, the Grand Hotel Majestic Gia Baglioni is built on top of an ancient Roman road. Originally commissioned as an Archdiocesen Seminary in the 1700s, the historic 109-room hotel was fully renovated in 2016, and offers classic Italian style, exquisite antiques, elegance, and hospitality blended with modern amenities.

There are three dining areas within the hotel, including the upscale I Carracci Restaurant was awarded “Three Forks” by the Michelin Guide, with gourmet Bolognese cuisine and frescoed ceilings. The Enoteca Morandi offers traditional recipes from the Emilia region, authentic Italian cuisine, and the original Morandi Wine Cellar—offering more than 300 top Italian and international wines, as well as private food and wine tastings. There's a breakfast room for traditional dining and brunch, and Cafè Marinetti has light lunches along with a retro piano bar atmosphere for classic cocktails.

The recently added Health & Wellness area at the hotel features a spa with a variety of services to reduce stress and restore harmony between the body and soul, plus a Turkish bath, sauna, relaxation area, and an emotional shower with chromo therapy. Along with a fitness center offering state-of-the-art Technogym equipment.

The hotel has seven meeting rooms, including three original meeting rooms with 16th century coffered ceilings, and four new meeting venues.

Exclusive Perks at Grand Hotel Majestic Gia Baglioni

Gift, $100, Breakfast, VIP Status and More in Bologna

SAVE $230+

Located in the heart of the city in an 18th-century historical Palazzo, the Grand Hotel Majestic "già Baglioni" is the only 5 Star Luxury Hotel in town and the oldest and most prestigious of Bologna.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" or "Five Star Signature Suites & Villas" or "Best Available Rate" will also receive the following amenities:

  • $100 F&B Credit
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Welcome Gift
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance under the “5 Star Signature Package" or "Best Available Rate." Continental breakfast is provided for each guest daily in Breakfast room '800 and '900. A $100 USD equivalent food and beverage credit is provided once per room, per stay (excluding wine and spirits) to be utilized at I Carraci and Cafe Marinetti (it is not combinable and has no cash value if not redeemed in full.) Upgrade, early check-in, and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • Grand Hotel Majestic Gia Baglioni
  • Via dell'Indipendenza, 8
  • Bologna, 40121
  • Italy

Location Summary
Set in the heart of Bologna on Via Indipendenza, the hotel is within walking distance of most of the city's museums and points of interest, including Archiepiscopal Palace, the Fountain of Neptune, Piazza Maggiore, and Palazzo del Podesta. Hotel is 7 km from Bologna International Airport, and 1 km from the Main train station.

Bologna sits in the land of motors, surrounded by the manufacturing plants and museums of Lamborghini, Ferrari, Ducati, Maserati, and Pagani.

Directions to Hotel
By train: Arrive at Bologna Centrale. Head east from train station, turn right toward Strada Statale Porrettana/Viale Pietro Pietramellara/SS64/SS9. Turn left onto Strada Statale Porrettana/Viale Pietro Pietramellara/SS64/SS9. Turn right toward Via dell'Indipendenza, turn left toward Via dell'Indipendenza, turn right to continue on to Via dell'Indipendenza. Hotel will be on right.

By car from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport: Get on Tangenziale Nord Bologna. Take Viale Palmiro Togliatti and Viale M.K. Gandhi to Via S. Felice. Take Via Santa Margherita to Via De Fusari.
Note Bene
Hotel offers Personal Art Service, which provides guided tours of artistic sites with art historians.
Banquets & Meetings
7 meeting rooms, including3 original meeting rooms with 16th century coffered ceilings, and 4 new meeting venues.
Fine Dining On Site
I Carracci Restaurant, awarded with "Three Forks" by the Michelin Guide, has gourmet Bolognese cuisine and frescoed ceilings. The Enoteca Morandi offers traditional recipes from the Emilia region, authentic Italian cuisine, and the original Morandi Wine Cellar—offering more than 300 top Italian and international wines.
Pets Allowed
Small pets allowed by special request.
Spa Facility
Health & Wellness area at the hotel features a spa with a variety of services to reduce stress and restore harmony between the body and soul, plus a Turkish bath, sauna, relaxation area, and an emotional shower with chromo therapy.
Gliding
About 20 km from the hotel.
Shopping
Via Indipendenza and Galleria Cavour Luxury Shopping area is steps from the hotel.
Skiing Snow
Cimone Hills.
Recommended Rooms
Art Deco Terrace Suite was created during the most recent refurbishment of the hotel. It is the only suite with a large living room, fireplace, bar corner, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms covered in precious Carrara marble. Bedrooms are enriched have classic Art Deco style, and the large terrace offers panoramic views of Bologna, including the city's towers, cathedral, characteristic red roofs, and the Bolognese hills.


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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Dining
    - Gliding
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Winery Tours