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L'Arena - Most Prestigious Apartment in the Heart of the Historical Center

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Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.

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Last updated: 02/27/2017

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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Roomy! 4 Bdrms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 9). Balcony, 2 Views

One of the most beautiful rentals in Bologna, a very comfortable, roomy and highly prestigious one, L’Arena apartment is named after the famous Arena Del Sole theatre which sits right across the street. Away from central yet seedy, messy areas such as the train and bus station and the University department, lively and very colorful, animated, this is the best section of the vibrant Historical Center. The classiest stores, restaurants, cafes, the best shopping and the most amusing strolling are all here, under the old arches of Via Indipendenza, the very heart of the Italian capital of youth, nightlife and gourmet cuisine – Bologna.

Hence, the easiness of getting around without any need for a car. The airport shuttle bus takes you almost at the door, about 10 different bus lines to all the interest points in town are available at the same stop, the railroad station is at walking distance and so is Piazza Maggiore, the center of gravity of this stunning Medieval and Renaissance urban beauty.

L’Arena is part of one of the most elegant buildings bordering Via Indipendenza. A second floor (elevator) with a view over the avenue, extremely clean and well kept, it comfortably accommodates up to 9 guests in 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 large living-diningroom, a kitchen with all the tools provided, a hallway and a small terrace. Bedding is as follows:

- Room #1: one queen-size bed and one single;
- Room #2: two singles that can be put together to form a queen-size plus one single sofabed;
- Room #3: two single sofabeds;
- Room #4: one single bed

Furnished with choice antique furniture and craft (1800’s and 1900’s), decorated with love and zest with the all major appliances provided and in perfect working order, completely air conditioned and with high-speed wifi internet connection, L’Arena stands out for its class, traditional Bolognese style and comfort. It would be hard for you to find a more central and comfortable accommodation, a better spot to fully enjoy the life and the fun of this amazing city.

Other pluses: a large parking lot (garage – guarded) only about 50 mts., plenty of all kind of restaurants, pubs and pizzerias in the immediate vicinity (the most renowned restaurant in town is right across the street), Friday and Saturday open-air market in the nearby piazza, (huge, lot of fun!), theatres and movie theatres, monuments, museums, galleries, etc. right there for you to enjoy.

Comfort, convenience, class, fun and great relax: these are the key words for L’Arena, a superb place, your nr. 1 home away from home.
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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/27/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 170 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 9
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Single beds can be put together to make a double....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3) Can be arranged to form a queen-size bed, on request, Child Beds (1) On request - no extra charge, Baby Cribs (1) On request - no extra charge., Sleep Sofa or Futons (4) Real bed comfort. New, firm frames and mattresses. Sheets are provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

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  • Bathrooms are being kept in mint conditions and thoroughly sanitized after each stay. Towels, toilet paper, house detergents are provided and included in the price....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Traditional Bolognese antique furniture and furnishing, Selected decoration, View, Hair dryer, Iron & board, Toaster, More. Elevator....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Monument View:

    The apartment features two views - one over a quiet, typical Bolognese backstreet, the other over the beautiful, classy and vibrant Via Indipendenza....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Garage:

    Public city garage, guarded - about 50 mts!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Excellent quality sheets, towels, blankets etc.. - no extra charge....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

4.9
from 35 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Trade Fair
May 20 - May 30, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,144

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

High Season
May 31 - Jul 15, 2017
3 night min stay

$991

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Low Season
Jul 16 - Aug 25, 2017
3 night min stay

$534

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Aug 26 - Sep 21, 2017
3 night min stay

$991

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Trade Fair
Sep 22 - Oct 3, 2017
6 night min stay

$1,144

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Mid-Season
Oct 4 - Oct 14, 2017
3 night min stay

$915

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Trade Fair
Oct 15 - Oct 22, 2017
5 night min stay

$1,144

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Mid-Season
Oct 23 - Dec 22, 2017
3 night min stay

$915

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Dec 23 - Jan 7, 2018
5 night min stay

$991

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

$915

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

The above rates are weekly, for 2 guests. Each additional guest + 140 Euro/week. Children under 12 = 50% off. Babies = no charge. Initial & final cleaning, washing, utilities = 60 Euro up to 4 guests; 5 or more guests = 80 Euro. Flexible changeover day. Shorter-than-1-week and long-stay rates available. Minimum stay = 3 nights.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

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Location

7 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
BLQ Bologna Marconi
5 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Cafe & Best Pastry Shop
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Bologna Golf Club
400 Metres
Nearest Train
Bologna Centrale
3.6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Tangenziale
20 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Most Reputed Restaurant in Bologna
88 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Ravenna

Car: Not Necessary

The apartment location - the very heart of the Historical Center of Bologna, by Piazza Maggiore - offers plenty of things to see and do, all at hand - from festivals to concerts, shows, theatres, museums and monuments, all kind of shopping, more. The best stores and restaurants in town are all walking distance, most of them right across the street. Piazza Maggiore, the vibrant heart of Bologna, is only 5 minutes walk. The Friday and Saturday market (a must see) is right around the corner, with the Fair District easily reachable in minutes by bus (stop at the door). Staying with us will allow you to do and see everything without having to drive in the congested traffic, hunting for parking, etc.. We are in the best key location - check the map!

 

Owner info

Proprietari Associati Managing Co.

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: We live right across the street and are always eager to provide assistance to make your stay a memorable one.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
In the very heart of the Historical Center of Bologna -- safe, prestigious area, all at hand. Superior quality rental, great furniture and decor, antiques, craft. Nearest parking lot: 50 mts.. Arrivals accepted any day of the week, flexible changeover day.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/27/2017

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  • Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.

    Class, atmosphere, convenience, superior quality and comfort - This is L'ARENA.

  • The livingroom. Furniture and furnishing are antique, craft (1800s, 1900s).

    The livingroom. Furniture and furnishing are antique, craft (1800s, 1900s).

  • Roomy and very comfy, L'ARENA is air conditioned and features free wifi.

    Roomy and very comfy, L'ARENA is air conditioned and features free wifi.

  • The dining room and the smaller bedroom. L'ARENA can accommodate up to 9.

    The dining room and the smaller bedroom. L'ARENA can accommodate up to 9.

  • The master bedroom. All beds have firm mattresses, frames.

    The master bedroom. All beds have firm mattresses, frames.

  • Most singles can be put together to make queen size beds.

    Most singles can be put together to make queen size beds.

  • Rooms are wide, light filled. Some lamps are original Murano glass.

    Rooms are wide, light filled. Some lamps are original Murano glass.

  • Most bedroom windows overlook a quiet, typical Bolognese backstreet.

    Most bedroom windows overlook a quiet, typical Bolognese backstreet.

  • Towels, toilet paper and house detergents are provided - no extra charge.

    Towels, toilet paper and house detergents are provided - no extra charge.

  • Details matter! A beautiful early 1900s real briarwood dresser.

    Details matter! A beautiful early 1900s real briarwood dresser.

  • A 1920s bed. Most decor has been property of our family since the 1800s.

    A 1920s bed. Most decor has been property of our family since the 1800s.

  • Arena del Sole, Bologna's most famous theater, is right across the street.

    Arena del Sole, Bologna's most famous theater, is right across the street.

  • We are located in the best part of Bologna's Historical Center, with all at hand

    We are located in the best part of Bologna's Historical Center, with all at hand

  • Paintings, etchings, attentively selected decor make of L'ARENA a top rental.

    Paintings, etchings, attentively selected decor make of L'ARENA a top rental.

  • The dining room seats 10. Table and chair are 1800s typical Bolognese.

    The dining room seats 10. Table and chair are 1800s typical Bolognese.

  • Thanks to double-glazing windows the apartment is very quiet, relaxing.

    Thanks to double-glazing windows the apartment is very quiet, relaxing.

  • Sheets, blankets and all linen are top quality and provided (no extra).

    Sheets, blankets and all linen are top quality and provided (no extra).

  • Most rooms feature an additional foldup bed like this armchair.

    Most rooms feature an additional foldup bed like this armchair.

  • Due to its size L'ARENA is ideal for large families, groups.

    Due to its size L'ARENA is ideal for large families, groups.

  • L'ARENA features two full bathrooms, both kept in mint conditions, immaculate.

    L'ARENA features two full bathrooms, both kept in mint conditions, immaculate.

  • The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking tools, well-working appliances.

    The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking tools, well-working appliances.

  • Details matter. Most decor is Art Nouveau crafted by excellent artists.

    Details matter. Most decor is Art Nouveau crafted by excellent artists.

  • Breathtaking Piazza Maggiore is just 5 minutes walk.

    Breathtaking Piazza Maggiore is just 5 minutes walk.

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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