HOW TO REACH US
IF YOU ARRIVE BY CAR
Our guests can print this pdf map to easily reach Metropolitan Hotel.
The Hotel Metropolitan is located in one of the best preserved historic centers in Europe, in order to preserve this heritage, access to the car in the center of Bologna is forbidden to vehicles not licensed and equipped with active cameras 24h (it is forbidden as well as the transit routes in Via Indipendenza, Via Rizzoli, Via Ugo Bassi, and that during the weekend become pedestrian only). Please note that if you use a GPS navigator does not always take into account any lanes or pedestrian areas.
It ‘s very important, in order to avoid fines, communicate at the arrival in the hotel the license plate number of your car so that it is communicated to the local police.
Parking: For our guests we have entered into agreement with a secure parking at 100 m. from the hotel which costs is not included in the room rate.(usually from 18,00 till 25,00 € per 24h)
– Bologna Garage in Via Riva di Reno 75/2 (located here for information on opening / closing), or
you can buy at the Reception desk a parking ticket and park your car on the blue line nearby the hotel.
Indicate your car’s number plate at the reception desk when you arrive at the Hotel Metropolitan.
IF YOU ARRIVE BY PLANE
There is a special airport bus from Bologna Marconi Airport which takes you into the centre of Bologna.
It leaves every 15 minutes during the day from outside the arrivals hall. The first bus is at around 6am in the morning and the last one at 23.40.
The bus is called BLQ and is easily identified as it is grey and light blue in colour as opposed to the orange urban buses.
The fare from airport to the centre is 6.5 euros per person and you can pay the driver directly on the bus. Although a ticket machine is situated at the bus stop it is not necessary to buy a ticket before you board.
The journey from the airport to the railway station takes about 20-25 minutes, depending on the traffic. There is one intermediate stop before the railway station, which is in Via dei Mille the exactly bus stop to arrive at Hotel Metropolitan an Met’s Apartment
There are also taxis available outside the airport and if you need we can organize for you the transfer.
IF YOU ARRIVE BY TRAIN
You could reach us by taxi or public bus (line 11,20,27). You can also reach us by a relaxing walking along the main Shopping Street of the city centre of Bologna, Via dell’indipendenza. The Metropolitan Hotel is really near to the Train Station of Bologna (about 10 minutes by walk).
FROM THE HOTEL METROPOLITAN TO THE MET’S
Via dell’Orso, 6
40121 Bologna, Italia
– Go in east directiont from Via dell’Orso to Via dell’Indipendenza
– Turn right into Via dell’Indipendenza
– Turn right into Via de’ Monari
– You destination is on the right
Via de’ Monari, 3
40121 Bologna, Italia