Choose the Hotel Porta San Mamolo for an intimate and romantic venue in the heart of Bologna. It is just a few minutes’ walk away from the famous Piazza Maggiore and the famous leaning Two Towers, yet the hotel has still has all of the tranquillity and allure of a village retreat. The gorgeous architecture and interior garden courtyard perfectly encapsulate the historic charms of the Emilia-Romagna region.
Each of the 43 rooms at the Porta San Mamolo is decorated in a luxurious antique style which really captures Bolognese elegance. Despite the classical décor, the rooms offer all the modern comforts that travellers require. All room types have a telephone, satellite TV, minibar, safe, Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. Some room types come with their own private terrace to allow guests to continue to enjoy the lovely Bologna weather.
Continental breakfast is served to guests in the gorgeous Veranda restaurant. Breakfast foods include home-made pastries and a delicious selection of cakes, as well as fine Italian coffee. In warmer weather, the old courtyard area provides a relaxing space to eat and unwind. The lush garden, which provides an oasis of tranquillity in the busy city, is adorned with fragrant oleanders, pomegranate and lemon trees.
There is an Italian restaurant attached to the hotel, but there is also the opportunity to visit many different cafes and restaurants in the surrounding area. Bologna offers everything from Michelin-starred restaurants through to mouth-watering street food. The city is also famous for its amazing gelato.
It is only a couple of kilometres from the Hotel Porto San Mamolo to the closest course. Top local courses include the Golf Club Bologna, which is sits in the beautiful Italian countryside. This exciting course has already played host to the Italian Amateur Championships a number of times. Guests will also have easy access to the Golf Club Le Fonti and the Golf Club Molino del Pero, which offer very diverse golfing challenges.
As well as golf, staff at the hotel are able to organise excursions and tours in the local area. Gastronomic trips to Parma and Modena to see Parma Ham production and sample Balsamic Vinegar are particularly popular. The nearby Ferrari museum is also a great choice for those with a need for speed!