This conference hotel is situated just outside the centre of Bologna, one of Italy's most renowned cities for art and history, conveniently located some 13 km from the exhibition centre and with easy access to the highway. Bologna railway station lies some 11 km away and Guglielmo Marconi Airport is approximately 15 km from the hotel.The hotel is a renovated 18th-century country house surrounded by a splendid park. The congress centre 'Le Siepi' has 6 meeting rooms and holds up to 200 people, making it the ideal place for business meetings, exhibitions or banquets. During the warmer months, the open-air terrace is perfect for cocktails and is available on request to all guests. In the afternoon guests can relax by the lounge fireplace with a drink. Parking is offered free of charge and the hotel is also accessible for disabled guests. In addition to the 108 guest rooms, this air-conditioned establishment provides a lobby with a hotel safe. Guests can wine and dine at the bar and restaurant. WLAN Internet access is also available to all guests.All rooms (standard, executive and suites) have everything required to make a stay as comfortable as possible, including more then 300 free SKY channels and pay-per-view services. Each room features an en suite bathroom with a shower, bathtub and a hairdryer, as well as Internet access and a minibar.Active guests can take advantage of the hotel's free mountain bikes or go for a jog around the park.Guests can enjoy the wide variety of international and regional dishes prepared by the chef in the restaurant 'La Pietra Cavata', where the refined yet relaxed décor provides just the right atmosphere for business lunches and dinners. In the morning, breakfast is served in the dining room overlooking the garden.