Grand Hotel Majestic (formerly “Baglioni”)


Via Indipendenza, 8
40121 Bologna BO

Pet Friendly
Room Service


In a warm and comfortable atmosphere, all the bedrooms are furnished in Italian classic Style. They have double or single beds, Murano glass chandeliers, large wardrobes with safe boxes and dressing rooms. Bathrooms are equipped with tubs or showers.

All rooms are also equipped by modern comforts: satellite TV, minibar, direct line telephone, Internet. They enjoy a magnificent view of the city from above, which takes in the roofs, monuments and beautiful historic center of Bologna.

The Suites of the Grand Hotel Majestic have the distinction of being inspired by the most famous Italian artists such as musician Giuseppe Verdi, which is dedicated to the princely Royal Suite today perfect place suitable not only for "gifts" nights, but also for original events such as photo shoots, fashion shows, product presentations, private meetings and intimate dinners. All Suites are furnished with double or half-poster beds, brocade draperies, precious silk wall-coverings, and parquet floors. Their bathrooms are large and covered in bright white marble. Their atmosphere is cozy and refined at the same time, thanks to warm-toned decors, high ceilings, large windows and precious antiques.

Facilities & Services

Guests’ wellness is an additional distinctive feature of Majestic’s high level hospitality. The Hotel offers its Guests free access to the fitness area and its state-of-the-art Technogym equipment. The new Health&Wellness centre is an after-work urban ‘oasis’ where to reach harmony between body and mind and drive away daily stress. There is also a relaxation room and it is possible to enjoy saunas, Turkish baths and emotional showers with Chromo Therapy.   

Cuddles that could be perfectly concluded on the Majestic’s terraces, with an ‘Italian-style’ social happy hours, under-the-star after-dinners or candle-lit dinners.

There is also a total of 7 meeting rooms - 4 of which have been created recently. These rooms, all enjoying natural light, can each accommodate up to 120 people. Welcome coffees, coffee breaks and business lunches are available and can be organized in the main foyer of the noble floor.

The “Carracci” Restaurant

Inside the “Carracci Restaurant”, the enthralling atmosphere that can be found in all the beautiful halls of the Majestic hotel is merged with the passion for Italian art, history and haute cuisine. It is considered one of the best restaurants in the city and is open to everyone, not just to the hotel guests. Surrounded by Agostino and Annibale Carracci’s XVI century frescoes, you will enjoy the best dishes of Emilia-Romagna regional cuisine, such as tortellini, tagliatelle, lasagna and Bologna, with some ‘surprise’ recipes from national and international cuisines. All of them served with a rich wine list. At the beginning of 1900s, the XV century hall was added to the hotel and has now a maximum capacity of 70 people. It is open every day.

The Michelin Guide has awarded the "Three Forks" to Restaurant I Carracci. This prestigious award confirms its attentive enhancement of gastronomic made in Italy culture.

Lovely daily breaks could be experienced also in Cafè Marinetti, welcoming by a charming retro atmosphere and a wide range of exclusive services.


The Grand Hotel Majestic– formerly known as the “Baglioni” hotel – is located in the very heart of Bologna on Via Indipendenza, within walking distance of Piazza Maggiore and the famous Due Torri. The building, in fact, is surrounded by the main services of Bolognese social life.

The Majestic is the only Five-star luxury hotel in the city, and a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World” association.

One of the symbols of true ‘Made in Italy’ hospitality, the Hotel is sited in a XVIII century Building full of precious draperies, paintings (like those by the Carracci brothers, which embellish the refined halls of the hotel’s restaurant), ceramics and period marble.

History, art and aristocratic appeal are merged together in the 109 rooms of this key place in the city life: all rooms (Classic, Superior, Deluxe, Grand Deluxe) and suites (Junior, one bedroom, Presidential, Royal) are highly valued by its international clientele thanks to its splendor and elegance, as well as its services.

Moreover, you can settle under these superb Italian masterpieces in our famous I Carracci Restaurant, where you may enjoy the traditional recipes of the Emilia region. Rightly regarded as among the most sophisticated and elegant restaurant in Bologna, I Carracci is enchanted by the incredible craftsmanship of its Executive Chef Claudio Sordi.

Place to visit

Due to the strong culinary tradition, most of the entertainment in the city still revolves around traditional food and wine. Trattorie and osterie, both in the city center and in the hills surrounding the city are extremely popular among wealthy people.

Wealthy Bolognese is very active in art vernissages and music festivals. 

For art: Galleria De’ Foscherari, Mambo – modern art museum and many other art galleries i.e. – Palazzo Fava which is the historic palace closed to the Grand Hotel Majestic which is also a museum. 

For music: Teatro Comunale Opera Season, Teatro Manzoni classical music concerts old University area for jazz music concerts at Cantina Bentivoglio, and Bravo Cafè.

Also some of the best luthier’s “bottegas” are still open and considered some of the best in the world, many Maestros have visited and still visit Bologna frequently to have they custom made musical string instruments. 

We consider the 7 arts (architecture · music · paint · sculpture · poetry · dance · cinema) as fundamental principles in every aspect of Bolognese life; this is the reason why we created an exclusive service called “Personal Art Service” which allows our Guests, and not only them, to have a professional art historian at our guests’ disposal in Hotel to illustrate the most important masterpieces in Bologna.

Moreover, Bologna offers specific areas in the city center where wealthy Bolognese people mostly meet, shop, dine and drink: Via dell’Archiginnasio, Via D’Azeglio, Via Farini, Piazza San Domenico, Via Urbana, Via Santo Stefano, Corte Isolani, Strada Maggiore, Via Saragozza e Collegio di Spagna.

Instead, If you are keen on automobiles or motorcycles, you can’t miss the chance to visit Lamborghini, Ducati, Pagani and Ferrari’s factories surround Bologna which is 40 minutes driving from Maranello, the land of Ferrari. Here it is possible to see the museum and to have a test drive on the streets of Maranello with several Ferrari models.


Single use room starting from € 250,00 per night

Double use room starting from € 300,00 per night

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