Set in an 18th-century palazzo across the street from the Cattedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro, this posh hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Towers of Bologna.
Lavish rooms feature antique furnishings and classic French-inspired decor, and include free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and minibars. Some feature 4-poster beds and marble bathrooms, while suites add additional bedrooms, fireplaces, terraces and/or whirlpool tubs.
Breakfast is complimentary. A sophisticated restaurant with frescoes offers regional fare, as well as an extensive wine cellar. There is also a terrace bar, and a cocktail lounge with a piano, plus a spa and 8 meeting rooms.