Grand Hotel Majestic          

 Via Indipendenza, 8 40121 Bologna − Italy

The Grand Hotel Majestic, the oldest and most prestigious hotel in Bologna, sits in the heart of the city on Via Indipendenza, within walking distance of Piazza Maggiore and the famous Due Torri.

This five star deluxe hotel is situated in a Palazzo designed by architect Alfonso Torregiani during the first half of the 18th century and built by order of Cardinal Prospero Lambertini, who later became Pope. The palazzo is in fact, built on top of an ancient Roman road, part of which can be seen within the hotel.

The 109 rooms have a mix of antiques fornitures with modern amenities, a perfect blend of classic italian style, elegance and hospitality. The 4th floor refurbishment has enriched the hotel with a new range of Junior Suites and Deluxe Room. The style in this case is classic eighteen century classical french.

The hotel is famous for its I Carracci restaurant with it’s frescoes, which is rightly regarded as among the most sophisticated and elegant in Bologna. This is a place where you may enjoy the traditional recipes of the Emilia region whilst seated under authentic Italian masterpieces. Our new “Enoteca Morandi” with a well stocked cellar provides a wide range of fine Italian and foreign wines to complement a traditional and “rustico” regional menu.

The hotel has a total of 7 meeting rooms - 4 of which have been created recently. These rooms, all enjoying natural light, can each accomodate up to 120 people. The three original rooms are quite unique each having16th century coffered ceilings.

Main attractions - walking distance:

- Piazza Maggiore (with the Basilica of San Petronio): 300 m

- The Two Towers - Piazza di Porta Ravegnana: 500 m

- Palazzo d'Accursio: 200 m

- Palazzo del Podestà: 200 m

- Palazzo Re Enzo: 200 m

- The medieval market and the loggia dei mercanti: 400 m

- Museo Civico Archeologico: 400 m

- Complex of Santo Stefano: 900 m


Meeting & Incentive

The most historic, prestigious hotel in Bologna, a city whose incredible historic and artistic riches and wine and gastronomic traditions are well worth discovering (it is also just one hour from Florence).

A stone’s throw from Piazza Maggiore and the famous Two Towers of Bologna, the hotel faces Via Indipendenza, near the most famous shopping streets and theatres. Large, elegant areas allow all the monumental splendour of this Grand Hotel to be relived.

The meeting area is accessible from the lobby with a monumental staircase leading to first floor, where there is a large foyer for coffee breaks or buffets, plus the cozy interior terrace, ideal for a relaxing break.

Discover the secrets of Italian gastronomy with a cooking lesson or dine at the home of a local cooking expert (one of the cooks known as Cesarine). It is also possible to organise tours in a prestigious automobile such as a Lamborghini, Maserati or Ferrari, or on a Ducati motorcycle.


Health & Wellness

The Grand Hotel Majestic’s brand new Health & Wellness  is a metropolitan oasis in which you can appease your needs in terms of relaxation and well-being. 

This is the perfect place to indulge your senses and to rediscover harmony between body and soul after a day of intensive sight seeing or just to fight the daily stress. 

It features a turkish bath, a sauna, an emotional shower with chromo therapy and an intimate and exclusive relaxing area.

A fitness area with state-of-the-art’s Technogym equipment complete our client’s relaxation break in the best possible way.

Classic Room

Size: 28 Square Meters.

Superior Room

Size: 28 Square Meters.

Deluxe Room

Size: 32 Square Meters.

Grand Deluxe Room

Size: 32 Square Meters.


Junior Suite

Size, 50 Square Meters.

The 4 “new style” Junior Suites, completely refurbished in French eighteenth century style, feature textiles in warm tones with original designs, each different from the next, precious parquet flooring and bathrooms with resplendent white marbles.


Surface area: 50 to 70 square metres

The suites have a small sitting room. The high ceiling and large windows make the atmosphere pleasantly comfortable and light. 

The Presidential Suite Giambologna

Size: 120 mq
The presidential suite is remarkably spacious with separate sleeping and living quarters. A large entryway leads to a stylish living room featuring elegant French antique furniture and fabric lined walls. Two elegant display cabinets show fine antiques original pieces. 

The Presidential Suite Verdi

Size. 90 mq. 

The main feature of this room is the elegance of the fine furniture. A large entryway leads to a stylish living room featuring elegant French antique furniture and fabric lined walls. 

Royal Suite Giuseppe Verdi

Surface area: Approximately 150 square metres

The Royal Suite Giuseppe Verdi is without doubt the richest, most iconic suite in classic Venetian style in the building. Comprising an entrance hall, created in order to separate the areas effectively, it has a large lounge filled with period features and two unique bedrooms. The snug velvet armchairs, precious fabrics on the walls, refined drapery, bar corner, period fireplace, lustrous crystal lamp and cabinet filled with fine porcelain all come together to create an ambiance that is highly unique, sophisticated and original.

Art Déco Terrace Suite

Surface area: 65 square metre Suite + 70 square metre terrace

The Art Deco Terrace Suite, so-called due to its unique style to be found nowhere else in the hotel, is the Grand Hotel Majestic’s most prestigious suite. It was created during the most recent refurbishment of the hotel, and has a truly captivating character. It is the only room on the 5th floor to have a private lift with direct access to the room.

All the rooms in the hotel are endowed with antiques and fitted with the latest modern conveniences. Many are in classical style, perfectly in line with the aristocratic feeling that the hotel emanates: wooden gems are woven together with beige and peach tones, creating a pleasant contrast with the contemporary style of the spacious bathrooms. They enjoy a magnificent view of the city from above, which takes in the roofs, monuments and beautiful historic centre of Bologna. 

The Suites of the Grand Hotel Majestic "già Baglioni " among the most luxurious of the city, have the distinction of being inspired by the most famous Italian artists such as musician Giuseppe Verdi, which is dedicated to the princely "Royal Suite" today perfect place suitable not only for "gifts" nights, but also for original events such as photo shoots, fashion shows, product presentations, private meetings and intimate dinners.
Beautiful draperies, silks and fabrics, paintings of the eighteenth century, finely polished marbles and precious mosaics, follow one another in the spacious hotel rooms and long tunnels.

All the rooms and suites include all modern comforts: satellite TV, minibar, direct line telephone, Internet.

Bologna is a city with turrets and porticos which stretch out for kilometres, but it is not ostentatious. Often, the city's most valuable treasures can be found tucked away in magnificent Renaissance palaces, in churches which have been deconsecrated and restored, beneath gateways or inside courtyards. 

The city attracts a considerable amount of visitors each year to a variety of exhibitions. It offers an excellent infrastructure and quality services, which facilitate visitor's stays and help render them as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.

Majestic Lounge Café

Charming and up-to-date, the Grand Hotel Majestic has renewed the rooms and furnishings of the Majestic Café Lounge.

The floor, a true work of art was created by the masters comacini Tuscan style deco with Carrara marble by the important colors: Statuary Carrara, Nero Marquina, Giallo Siena. They were able to give life to a refined geometric composition played in shades of ocher, yellow and black to offer our customers a great ambiance and classic at the same time with every contemporary comfort.

The Majestic Cafe Lounge is the perfect place to welcome our guests for a relaxing break, a business meeting or to enjoy an aperitif accompanied by sweet and elegant melody of our piano.



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Train Station: 
Stazione Centrale (900 Mts.)

Guglielmo Marconi Airport - Bologna (8 Kms.)

By Car:
The hotel is very close to the Piazza Maggiore which is a famous landmark in Bologna. Leave the autostrada and take the by-pass (Tangenziale) until you reach exit 7 (Fiera). Go straight on towards the City Centre in the Stazione Centrale direction, then follow the signs for the hotel.

+39 051 225445   Fax: +39 051 234840

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