This cosy studio apartment has been recently renovated (2013) and is located on the 2nd floor (no elevator) of a stately building next to San Petronio Basilica, in the heart of Bologna Old Town. It sits in a Medieval courtyard filled with handicraft shops and typical restaurants.
Guests are welcomed into a bright entrance; then, they come across the double sofa bed and the bookcase creating two different areas, a bright living corner and a relaxing night area.The day area is furnished with a spacious 4-seater table and a flat screen TV: just turn it around and enjoy your favourite TV show either lying on the couch or on the bed, or sitting at the dining table.The brand-new kitchen is custom-made and comes with oven and everything you need to prepare mouth-watering meals with the extra fresh ingredients you have just picked up in the nearby grocery stores.
The night area is fitted with a comfortable double bed with 4 storage boxes and a spacious 2-door closet. In the bathroom you find a shower stall and a washing machine.
The apartment is perfect for anyone looking for a cosy accommodation in the very heart of Bologna.
The apartment is located into the refined Corte Galluzzi, a corner of quietness dating back to the Middle Ages on the backside of Piazza Maggiore. The Corte overlooks Via D’Azeglio, and it is steps from the birthplace of the famous Italian singer Lucio Dalla.
In the area you also find churches and some of Bologna’s major landmarks, such as the prestigious Collegio di Spagna, dating back to the XIV century, and Porta Saragozza, offering plenty of bars and restaurants.
At less than 50 meters there is also Via Farini, the exclusive shopping district rich in boutiques and shops.Being in the city centre, the apartment is close to the best street market in Bologna - on Via Pescherie Vecchie - where you can shop for fresh groceries. The pharmacy and the newsagent’s are only 2 minutes away (on foot).
There are many buses lines in via Farini and Via Indipendenza heading to Bologna railway station, the fair and the major hospitals.
The apartment is located in a pedestrian areas within the Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL). Some private garages are in the nearby Via Farini and Via Barberia.