Casa Ilaria offers elegant bed and breakfast accommodation in the heart of the historical center of Bologna. To be precise, the B&B is located just a very short walk from the two famous towers of the city and right opposite the Opera House.
From here it is easy to discover Bologna, its shops, markets, covered porticoes and lively cultural scene.
The railway station is just a 10 minute walk away, while Marconi Airport can be reached by taxi or bus in 20 minutes.
YOUR STAY IN BOLOGNA
Guests can stay in 2 large air conditioned double bedrooms with views onto the garden courtyard, or the Junior Suite with double king-size bed and sofa which can also become a 2 single beds.
There are 3 bathrooms with a hydro massage or shower.
Casa Ilaria also features There is also wireless internet and a large living area to relax and drink something after touring the city, a kitchen and a parking space which is available on request for €10 per day.
Breakfast consists of coffee, hot chocolate, a variety of teas and fruit juices, bread, jams, honey, home made cakes, cereals and freshly baked croissants.
The modern kitchen of Casa Ilaria also offers guests the chance of learning wonderful dishes from Bolognese gastronomic tradition.
These classes are suitable for groups of 2 to 8 people and each lasts about 4 hours and finishes with a meal of what has been prepared, but larger groups can also be considered with group rates arranged in advance.
The cooking lessons are held in English and all participants receive a small booklet of recipes and an apron as a souvenir.
Dishes prepared include, sfoglia, tortelloni, brodo, lasagne, ragù alla bolognese, besciamella and cotoletta alla petroniana.
Longer courses for longer stays can deepen your knowledge of Bolognese cooking.
The cost is €60 per person inclusive of lunch or dinner and notes containing the recipes.
A 3 lesson is available for €150 per person.
For €20 per person, book a guided shopping tour of the market in famous porticoes of Bologna.