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Located in Bologna City Centre, Al Cappello Rosso is next to popular attractions like Communal Collection of Fine Arts and Museum of Giorgio Morandi. This 38-room, 4.5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Bologna, the hotel is also a short walk from Palazzo Comunale and Piazza Maggiore.


Enjoy a bite to eat at Osteria del Cappello, the hotel's onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 11 AM.


All of Al Cappello Rosso's 38 recently renovated rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and laptop-compatible safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and 26-inch LCD TVs with digital channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in pillow menus. Phones and desks are also standard.

Property features

Renovated in 2014, Al Cappello Rosso offers free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and free use of bicycles. Self parking is available for EUR 25 per night. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a computer station, a library, and express check-in.


  • Steps from Communal Collection of Fine Arts and Museum of Giorgio Morandi
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Free bike rentals

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 38 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1375 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Offsite parking reservations required 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Library 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking reservations required

Room Amenities

Al Cappello Rosso offers 38 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. A pillow menu is available. 26-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in August 2014.

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Minibar 
  • Bidet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Osteria del Cappello - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The property is located in a traffic-restricted area. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets stay free
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Pets allowed (no fees)

This hotel will place an authorization 3 days in advance of arrival for the cost of 1 night's stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


A tax is imposed by the city and will be collected at the property. The tax ranges from EUR 1.50 to EUR 5 per person, per night. The amount has been determined by the local administration and depends on the length of stay, property classification, and room price. This tax does not apply from the 6th consecutive night of stay onward. Guests exempted from this tax include residents of Bologna and children under 14 years of age. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 10.00 and EUR 10.00 for adults, EUR 5 and EUR 5 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Al Cappello
  • Al Cappello Rosso
  • Al Cappello Rosso Bologna
  • Al Cappello Rosso Hotel
  • Al Cappello Rosso Hotel Bologna
  • Cappello Rosso

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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