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Beautiful apartment in Bologna center, bright and comfortable

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

In the center, recently renovated, 2 steps from the places of greatest interest

Martha's house is a FURNISHED APARTMENT FOR TOURIST USE ( "tourist lease" pursuant to art. 1, paragraph 2, letter c, Law 12.09.1998 No. 431).

No additional services are offered during your stay.


The apartment of ca. 100 square meters, consists of:

• entrance hall and corridor (21 sqm)

• large master bedroom (18 sqm)

• large living room (18 sqm)

• kitchen (15 sqm)

• master bathroom (7 sqm) with large shower floor level

• bathroom/laundry room (3 sqm)

• small balcony on the courtyard (4 sqm)

• 3 comfortable cupboards.

The apartment was completely and totally refurbished recently (work completed in May 2015).

The renovation was done with care and attention, with quality materials for a purpose of personal use.

All equipment (furniture and accessories) are therefore brand new.

The care and attention that were asked in the arrangement, make the apartment ideal for longer stays.

The living room, thanks to practical and convenient sofa bed, quickly turns in second bedroom (with a closet available for extra guests).

The kitchen, spacious and bright, is ideal for cooking and eating.

The master bathroom is equipped with a large shower on the floor (size 130 x 150 cm).

The closets are ideal for storing bags, shoes, overcoats and have plenty of free space in the rooms



• Double Bed (King size)

• Sofa bed (for 3th guest - King size)

• TV 50 inch full HD

• DVD player

• Satellite TV (films and news also in english)

• WI-FI - Free Wireless Internet (ADSL fast fiber 30 megs)

• Heating

• Conditioned air

• Fully Equipped Kitchen

• Dishwasher

• Microwave

• Toaster

• Iron and ironing board

• Hairdryer

• Washing machine

• House linens (sheets, towels, kitchen)

• Welcome Kit

• Emergency Kit

• Books and DVDs

• Security door

More Details

Marta & Roberto
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2017

About Marta & Roberto

Marta and Roberto.

We live in Bologna for several years, though we was born and lived elsewhere,

We believe that this city, the perfect place for us.

Bologna for us is the ideal compromise between the province sleepy and the hectic metropolis.

It's a city that never sleeps, but it takes time for a good meal and a good glass.

After all, we are alike a little.

Marta & Roberto purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Marta & Roberto chose Bologna

Guest Comments:

- Karen: "The apartment is stunning, beautifully decorated and so comfortable".

- Charles: "There are a huge number of apartments to choose from online when staying in Bologna but this apartment is undoubtedly one of the best and we would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending it."

- Shona: "It is, without a doubt, one of the best appointment apartments in which we have ever stayed".

- Zuzanna: "This was definitely one of the nicest apartments we rented."

- Elizabeth: "We have rented many apartments all over Europe and this was far and away the best".

- Graham: "We have stayed in numerous apartments throughout Europe over the last few years and this is without doubt one of the best."

- Sharyl: "It was, without a doubt the best apartment I have ever rented from any site, and I have rented many! "

- Stuart: "We have travelled extensively throughout Italy and this would have to be one of the best apartments we've stayed in."

- Klaus: "Overall, a fantastic apartment and experience."

What makes this apartment unique

Martha’s House is convenient for the centre of Bologna, a fascinating city of UNESCO porticos and art, located in the gastronomic heart of Italy.

It is particularly nice to shop the local markets and cook with local ingredients in the lovely well equipped kitchen.

The location is excellent, being 10 mins walk from the main railway station and about 15 min walk to the main square.

Buses stopped outside the front door and the nearest supermarket was a 5 minutes walk.


Guest Comments:

- Joanie: "Close to many tourist attractions , restaurants ,shopping and supermarket".

- Penny: "It is within walking distance of Bologna Central train station. "

- Sheri: "The location is excellent - close to everything and especially the train station if you plan to do day trips from Bologna. "

- Stuart: "There are markets very close by and if you wish to enjoy the wonderful produce and make use of the lovely kitchen you couldn't ask for a more convenient location"

- Sharyl: "The apartment is centrally located, just a short walk to all attractions, the stazione and many shops. It is also a very short cab ride to the airport"

- Janette: "The apartment is in an excellent location, walking distance to the train station and the old centre of Bologna, with grocery and drug stores, as well as many shops and restaurants, within a very short walk. "

- Ann: "We especially appreciated the convenience of being able to stroll to the historic center, access the city bus lines just out front on Via Marconi, and also walk to the Bologna Centrale train station with our luggage. "

Guestbook comments from the owner

Apartment was absolutely perfect as depicted in owner's photos. Very well decorated and had every convenience a traveler would need. owners were very gracious hosts, making us feel very much at home and helped tremendously with our limited Italian. Close to many tourist attractions , restaurants ,shopping and supermarket.Would definitely stay there again.

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Nov 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bologna in Metropolitan City of Bologna

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Large and bright shower 130x150 cm
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bidet , laundry room with washing machine
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Master bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 18 sqm; bed, wardrobe, dresser
    Secondary bedroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Living/bedroom; confortable sofa bed, wardrobe 3th guest
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
TOURIST TAX IN THE CITY OF BOLOGNA Those who stay at any hotel, no city residents have to pay a tax of modest living. The tax is payable for a maximum of five consecutive nights for each guest; (The maximum amount of tax: approximately € 10,00 / 15,00 for each guest). The tax must be paid in cash at check-in. ------------------------------------- E 'expressly excluded the provision of additional services such as meals and beverages, surveillance, custody, cleaning, tidying and maintenance of premises and furniture to which all lie at the Commission itself. ------------------------------------- It performs the differentiated collection; You are required to comply with the collection rules in the containers and store in proper places and times.


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Beautiful apartment in Bologna center, bright and comfortable
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Perfect, wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights in Bologna and we were very pleased with our choice. Marta & Robertos large apartment is so comfortable, clean and affectionately decorated. ( I wish i had this bathroom in my home…) We do not missed anything.

The apartment is located very well in walking distance to the attractive places of the old town and for longer distances (or when feet hurts) you have the bus stop forward the house.

Marta e Roberto were very helpful and kindly. I will recommend this flat to all Bologna fans.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Petra. For us it was a real pleasure to welcome you to our home, and we are happy that you have been good. Thank you very much for everything.
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Great apartment and helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

The apartment of Marta and Roberto looks like in the photos and in the description: new, very nice, clean, bright. It is located 10-15min walk from the historic center of Bolognia. We liked it very much.

Marta and Roberto are kind people, they prepared a lot of useful information, brochures, maps etc. They also welcomed us with a gift, which was a very nice gesture and surprise. In the kitchen they left some tea, coffee, sugar, salt etc., so we didn't need to buy full packages in the store for just 3-days. There was also everything we needed to clean the dishes.

This was definitely one of the nicest apartments we rented.

Thank you for hosting us!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The well-being of our guests is our main satisfaction. We have managed the implementation of "Martha's house" with all our efforts and we are always happy to find a feedback. For us it is important that the guests feel like at home, in a comfortable environment. We will be happy to you host again in our house!
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Great Apartment. Good location. We will come back...Sure!!

  • 5 of 5

No doubt this is the best tourist apartment we have ever stayed. The owners (Roberto & Marta) are very kind. They offered us very helpful information about Bologna and main beautiful

cities you can visit in a short trip on train: Ferrara, Ravenna, Parma, Modena..The apartment is perfectly located at 5 minutes from the Railway Station and the medieval city centre. The apartment is very comfortable with a lot of facilities and details. Decoration of the apartment is great!! If we came back to Bologna we will book this apartment again. No doubt!! Thank you Roberto & Marta for your hospitality. See you!!! Álvaro & Elena (Spain)

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for these beautiful words. We are excited! confirmation that the stay was really nice is our greatest satisfaction. We truly hope to welcome you again.
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Location magnifique, splendide.

  • 5 of 5

Pour notre part, nous sommes ravis d'avoir séjourner dans l' appartement de Maria et Roberto.

Je ne dirais qu'une seule chose pour tous les futurs vacanciers qui pourraient visiter Bologne : arrêtez vous chez Marta et Roberto et ne vous souciez de rien, car ils ont pensé à tous dans les moindres détails, pour que nous nous sentions au mieux. Nous sommes comme des "coqs en pâte" dans ce splendide appartement.

De plus, Maria et Roberto sont particulièrement charmants, toujours présents pour toute demande, tous renseignements. Faites vos valises et passez les voir.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ingrid, merci beaucoup pour vos gentils mots. Nous sommes vraiment heureux d'avoir vous accueilli et que notre hospitalité a été appréciée. Nous espérons que vous revenez à nouveau en Italie. Si vous le faites, vous revenez à nous!
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Piazza del Nettuno
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Piazza Santo Stefano
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Piazza Maggiore
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Basilica of San Domenico
"Basilica di San Domenico is one of the richest churches in Bologna in terms of history and a..."
Piazza San Francesco
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Parco del Cavaticcio
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Basilica Santuario di Santo Stefano
"Basilica di Santo Stefano, also known as Sette Chiese (Seven Churches), is the most peculiar..."
Fountain of Neptune (Fontana del Nettuno)
Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca
Bologna Cathedral (Cattedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro)
Two Towers
Palazzo della Mercanzia
Finestra sui Canali
Palazzo dei Banchi
Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
Guglielmo Marconi
Nearest Barpub
Bar Milano
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Central station
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Ristorante Leopardi
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Via Marconi is a prestigious and 'historical' way of Bologna: completely rebuilt in the '60s, with modern buildings and square (and a couple of 'skyscrapers' for the time).

It is in a very strategic location to live and visit Bologna for tourists: it is located halfway between the main station (about 700 meters) and the central square with the famous Two Towers (900 meters).

It traveled by public transportation, allowing you to reach all major points of interest in town.

The bus stop is right outside the door of the building.

It is the way perhaps the richest of all Bologna's services, shops, restaurants, bars, pizzerias, cinemas, pubs, museums, banks, post offices, supermarkets, grocery stores, pharmacies, and everything necessary during a stay, long or short ... whatever you need you can be sure they can find it in via Marconi or in the adjacent streets.

In addition, however, a few minutes walk and you reach the center 'historic', with all that entails in terms of attractions and more opportunities.

A short walk from Casa Marta fact is the prestigious Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Bologna, MAMbo, with works by Morandi, Guttuso and De Pisis; the same distance you can advance in a mysterious journey in the culverts of the city, with the Association of Vitruvius.

Bologna preserves the medieval Old Town Europe's largest and reachable with a pleasant 10-minute walk, under the arches.

Porches that accompany the visitor for nearly 40 km in the city, up the hill of the Guard, which is the Sanctuary of San Luca. A destination for pilgrims, as the ark of Nicola Pisano which houses the remains of St. Dominic in the basilica, not far from Piazza Maggiore, renamed Piazza Grande by singer-songwriter Lucio Dalla.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bologna, Emilia Romagna

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
2018 PROVV
8 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £264.21

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed,
* only adults (max 3 guest - exceptionally 4, ask before)
* non smoking only
* not suitable for children
* pets not allowed
* wheelchair inaccessible
* minimum stay: 2 days - maximum 3 weeks

At arrival must be paid a TOURIST TAX FOR THE CITY OF BOLOGNA.
Those who will stay overnight in any accommodation facility and who are not resident in the city have to pay an extra small amount of money for the overnight stay.
The tax varies according to the following price ranges related to the room price.
The tax is payable in up to five consecutive nights for each guest; (maximum amount of the tax: € 10,00 / 15,00 for each guest).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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