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Bed and Breakfast Bologna: Ghisiliera B&B

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Are you thinking of spending a holiday in Bologna and you don’t know where to stay? Choose Ghisiliera B&B!


Ghisiliera B&B is a structure with apartments of 40 square meters located in a strategic position respect of the limit of the ZTL. In fact it’s located near Porta San Felice, therefore 1.8 km from the central station, 1.4 km from the Maggiore hospital and 1.8 km from the central Piazza Maggiore.

The apartments are completely renovated and furnished with branded furniture, such as Nidi and Doimo, for the enhancement of the spaces.

Each junior suite consists of rooms separated by sliding doors equipped with keys. The space consists of an entrance with kitchen area, TV and double sofa bed and a double bedroom with private bathroom. The double sofa bed has a 30 cm antiallergic mattress. The master bedroom has a king size bed with hypoallergenic mattress, luggage rack and three-door wardrobe.

The kitchen is equipped with all the basic tools such as cutlery and glasses. It also has an electric oven and refrigerator.

The hairdryer is located in the bathroom under the sink.

Iron and ironing board are available in the common area in the laundry room.

For the little ones, a high chair is available upon reservation together with some games for different ages.

For adults and children, the structure is equipped with Wi-Fi with 1000 Mega fiber for all guests to which the 55’’ smart TV is also connected.

Ghisiliera B&B includes in the daily rate the parking service for a car in a private courtyard to be able to enjoy your stay in total tranquility. If you need a second car park, also covered, you can pay for it in the extra services.

In order not to lose even a minute of your holiday if your plane or your connection is in the evening, the structure offers a free luggage storage service with a reserved key on deposit.

Extra services

Washer and dryer are available in a neighboring building at a cost of 1.50€ .

Shuttle service for up to 4 people is available on request.

Do not miss the guided tours to discover the city with Official Guides recognized by the Municipality of Bologna. The Guide is often included for free thanks to special promotions based on the period of stay and/or booking.

If you want to learn how to roll the dough and prepare the famous tortellini, you can book the sfoglina at your home.

If you do not want to prepare dinner or lunch, we will send you a cook who will make you taste some typical dishes of the Bolognese tradition.

Are you a sports fan? The personal trainer will come directly to Ghisiliera B&B to train you and get you a free card for FitHome.

How to reach Ghisiliera B&B

Ghisiliera B&B is easily accessible by car, train or plane.

If you decide to arrive by car, just follow the signs towards Bologna, drive along the avenues and you will find us in a side street of St. Aurelio Saffi, the main road. For the exact coordinates just enter Ghisiliera B&B in Google Maps to arrive directly at the structure.

If you reach us by train, once you arrive at the Central Station, just take line 36 or 39 in Piazza delle Medaglie d’Oro and get off at the San Pio V stop. At this point, take St. San Pio V on your right and at the at the crossroads with St. della Ghisiliera keep left: Ghisiliera B&B is in front of you.

As for the plane, once you land at G. Marconi Bologna Airport there are two choices: the Marconi Express or the taxi.

The “Marconi Express” trains are monorail trains that connect the airport with Bologna Central Station in just 7 minutes: the cost is 8.70€ per trip. Once you arrive at the Central Station, you need to take the bus or continue on foot.

Another alternative is a taxi: you will find it just outside the airport and the price can range from 16€ to 26€.

If you don’t have luggage and you are a bike enthusiast, you will find Mobike bikes in restricted areas in Piazza delle Medaglie d’Oro.

How to move

Bologna is famous for its attention to pollution so that it promotes the use of bicyclesevery day: in this regard, we recommend you to visit the city by foot or by bicycle for a unique experience.

Near Ghisiliera B&B you will find numerous Mobike stations, a bike sharing platform that offers e-bikes available 24 hours a day at a moderate price: download the app and rent your bike!

If you prefer to move in more tranquility, there are many bus stops near the apartment including San Pio V at 200 m which allows you to go to the Maggiore Hospital and beyond (with lines 13, 19, 35, 576, 686 , 86, 92), towards Piazza Maggiore (with lines 13, 19, 81,87,91, 92) and towards the Central Station (with lines 35, 38).

If you have difficulty finding stops or reaching destinations, download the Moovit app or Google Maps, they will show you the best roads and bus timetables in real time!

Another possibility is to rent Enjoy or Corrente cars: the two car-sharing platforms can be used by downloading the relative apps, always at a modest price.

Commercial establishments nearby

The position of Ghisiliera B&B is also strategic from this point of view: nearby there are all the shops necessary to make your holiday perfect.


Next to the apartment, 140 meters from Ghisiliera B&B, there is  Breakfast Cafè which also provides breakfast room service. Or you can try the Café Bistro Saffi, about 150m away, which offers various mouth-watering snacks.


Absolutely not to be missed is the Forno Montello Bologna at 200 m: a bakery that offers numerous types of bread, pasta, sweet and savory all made at the moment.

Ice cream shops

Do you have a sudden craving for Italian-style ice cream? No problem, Cremeria Da Gigi, 200m away, is ready to satisfy your cravings from 6 to 21.


About 100 m from Ghisiliera B&B you will find Sigma, a small but well-stocked supermarket at competitive prices. A little further away is iN’s Mercato, a food discount store with unbeatable offers.


Don’t know where to go for lunch or dinner? There are numerous clubs nearby.

Trattoria dell’Autotreno is an excellent solution: it offers typical dishes of the Emilian tradition with an appropriate price.

Always traditional, there is trattoria ai Mulini at about 300m.

Do you want pizza? Masaniello Pizzeria Etica takes care of it with its numerous proposals!

But not only Italian proposals: Chinese cuisine is also close to Ghisiliera B&B with the Hao Dun restaurant.


At about 150 m there is the Croce Bianca Pharmacy.


Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena can be easily reached on foot in a couple of minutes; alternatively BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas is located 300 m from Ghisiliera B&B.  A little further on if you need to send items, you will find the Poste Italiane branch.

Gas station

The Q8 Easy service station is 100 m from the apartment. Alternatively, the IP is about 500m away.


We point out Acconciature For You, 100m from Ghisiliera B&B, and Vittoria Parrucchieri for the ladies.

For men, Andrea Parrucchiere Uomo and Mirko Parrucchiere Uomo are waiting for you.

Tobacco shop

At 200m there is Tabaccheria Bar 102 and a few meters further on Tabaccheria Porta San Felice.

What to see

Just 500m from Ghisiliera B&B you can admire Porta San Felice, one of the few gates left in Bologna.

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In about 20 minutes by foot you can reach Piazza Maggiore: the central square of Bologna, famous for its majesty and its beauty.

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Once you arrive you can also visit the Basilica of San Petronio, the fountain of Neptune and the Salaborsa.

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Guided tours

Staying at Ghisiliera B&B you can take advantage of numerous guided tours in agreement with the association Succede solo a Bologna.

Among the numerous options we point out those that we believe are unmissable:

  • “Discover Bologna” is a guided tour that leads to the discovery of the symbolic places of the city of Bologna; excellent for those unfamiliar with the city
  • “The women of Bologna” will introduce you to those who have left a mark in the history of Bologna
  • “The 4 Crypts” will take you to the discovery of the crypts hidden in the basement of the city
  • “Bologna city of music” is a must for music lovers: a visit that will introduce you to the celebrities who were born and raised in Bologna, but also to the symbolic places in the city.

Finally, if you are a football fan, you cannot miss the guided tour “Dall’Ara stadium tour” inside the stadium of the same name, between the pitch, the press room and the changing rooms.

Would you like to visit something in particular that is not on the list? No problem, the association Succede solo a Bologna is at your complete disposal to fulfill your wishes.

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