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Art Hotel Commercianti

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Stayed here with my wife for 3 nights and enjoyed the delicious breakfasts and helpful staff. Beautiful room (325) and location. Manuel was full of great advice on the front desk, very kind and has a brilliant sense of humour. Was quite a hot trip but there is a nice wind through the square in the evenings. Air conditioning in the room was just right, so were the blankets. Only negative thing was that you can here the next door room quite loudly from 325 but they were quiet anyway. All in all, would stay again on our next visit. Not the cheapest, but worth it. Recommended.

The hotel is in the perfect location, couldn't choose a better spot! We had a double room with terrace, that was spotless and comfortable. The breakfast had lots of choice, and is on until 11am so no need to rush if you fancy a good lay in! Wifi good, as is the aircon. The staff make the hotel, all very friendly and approachable. A special mention from us to Manuel ( hope I have remembered correctly) on the front desk, really helpful with lots of great local info.

We stayed at the Art for 3 nights while on a tour in May. While it's just a very short distance from the Piazza Maggiore, it's very quiet at night. Our room, 126, faces the back on a side street. The room is quite small, as is the shower, but the water is hot and strong. There's free WiFi (very good strength) and the room has a safe. There are a couple of cafes right on the corner and within a 5 minute walk to some very good restaurants (Montegrappa da Nello and Trattoria Buca Manzoni). In case you need it, there's a pharmacy that's open 24/7 right on the Piazza, left side (with your back to the basilica). It doesn't have the familiar green cross in front of it.

stayed in this very well located small hotel for a few nights. breakfast was excellent, and there was an overall cosy and welcoming feel at the hotel. the staff were kind and helpful. however, some shortcomings which could perhaps be expected at a two- or three-star hotel with significantly lower price prompted me to give less than good review: i had booked through an established website, but the hotel was initially unable to find my booking. the room I was assigned had not been cleaned after the previous guest, and I had to change rooms. returning to the hotel in the evening, the room had a distinctive sewer smell. air conditioning temperature was not adjustable. the in-room wifi was erratic and unreliable.

Steps away from the main plaza the location could not be any better! It is right in the center of town. We had one of the studio apartments. Very spacious and extremely functional use of space. The kitchen was so well hidden that I did not even notice the full function. If you don't mind the steps. It is around the corner from the main hotel it would be perfect for a family traveling with a baby (but no tub). There was a small balcony. Breakfast is included and the buffet has a great variety of options. Meats, cheeses, cereals, pastries and even gluten feee options. I would definitely stay here again

Just come back from 5 night stay in this excellent hotel Room was clean comfortable and of good size I had a problem with the wi-fi in our room and so had to ask for help, after two visits by a techie I had a temporary connection made and within 24 hours a new system was installed This was the attitude of all the staff I dealt with, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast is buffet and plentiful, But the main attribute of this hotel must be the fact that it is a sympathetically modernised ancient hotel in an excellent location

Everything was excellent! The reception sent me a detailed map showing how to arrive to the hotel. I found this great! The hotel is just in front of the Basilica, can't be better located. The room was perfect.. good size, nice bathroom and nicely decorated. The hotel in general is beautifully decorated.. and the breakfast just great! Probably the best coffee I ever had! Great service from everyone! Congratulations!

This hotel is situated right next to the Cathedral and Piazza Maggiore. And still it is very quiet. It is charming, staff is friendly and if you have Rooms 310, 312 or 316 you have a terrace too. These rooms are highly recomendable! And still I am hestitating with the last star/circle because there are a few things that could be a bit better since this is a 200 $ & 4 star hotel. The beds are old, the pillows hard and the aircon did not work so the room was really hot (the terrace door came in handy here). Still a very charming place at a very great location

location for those who know Bologna like i do is perfect. in the middle of the old city ,next to the largest church in Piazza majore. quiet. rooms are amazing and bed is extremly comfortable. we had a junior suite on the first floor which was stunning. it had a large king size bed. wonderful couch with arm chairs and a table. a large desk with its own computer. the bed and linen are of top quality. bathroom is fully equipped with 2 types of slippers! great shower and plenty of hot water. the breakfast buffet is the best i have had anywhere in Europe. first its location below the lobby. fully and beautifully decorated with amazing paintings. elegant display of all types of food for everyone's needs. fresh eggs, cheese, fruit, pastries . dried fruit. healthy snacks and even peanut butter! service is superb ,very professional staff at the front desk and the restaurant. The Hotel manager. Ms Serena whom i met is gracious,sweet and very professional. All in all this will be my future place to stay again. highly recommended

The rich history of the building and site originally drew us to this hotel; it has a fascinating and evident past. The hotel staff couldn't have been more helpful and kind. We stayed at Commerianti our first night and then moved to Novocento (their sister hotel) for the second night. This came up in conversation during check out and they immediately offered to transport our bags to Novocento. The front desk staff was also very helpful with reservations for dinner, etc. The floor staff was very helpful with additional pillows, etc. The room had character, was nicely decorated and clean. We would recommend to friends and family adn would stay there again.

Via De'Pignattari, 11 Bologna BO

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Basilica of San Petronio and Archaeological Museum
  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge

Located in Bologna City Centre, Art Hotel Commercianti is next to popular attractions like Basilica of San Petronio and Archaeological Museum. This 35-room, 4-star hotel has free breakfast and a bar/lounge, along with free in-room WiFi. It's in central Bologna and also a short walk from Communal Collection of Fine Arts and Museum of Giorgio Morandi.


Free breakfast is included with your stay. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


Art Hotel Commercianti's 35 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, safes, and desks. TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries.

Property features

Guests of Art Hotel Commercianti enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and free newspapers. If you drive, self parking is EUR 28 per night, and there's also a train station shuttle. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage.

Room options

Single Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Deluxe Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3


Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Double Room Single Use

Twin 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

89% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 488 reviews