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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Property Description

We travelled all over the world visiting lots of Hostel, and we think to know what are necessity of our guests. We work hard to make you feel welcomed, and we want to make you fall in love with Bologna.
We speak English, Spanish, Italian, French, Dutch, German, Arabic, Romanian and Greek.
How do you care about an hostel feel?
Dopa Hostel furnishing has been built up 99% handmade inside an old and fascinated building of Bologna downtown, using mainly wood and iron. Almost any piece was designed and carried out with love, using relaxing colours, respectful of Dopa logo and mission. Dopa Hostel wants to be an home more than an accommodation, where guests could feel a warm sensation just from their pass in. Dopa Hostel is an harbour.

Dopa Hostel is the only downtown hostel of Bologna. Located in the worldwide famous Universtiy area of Bologna (the first university of the world), Dopa Hostel is surrounded by historical Bologna's building just 10 minutes walking distance to all its historical point of interest, like Piazza Maggiore (Maggiore Square), Torre degli Asinelli (Asinelli Tower), MamBo (Contemporary Art Museum), Palazzo Fava (Fava Palace), Palazzo Albergati (Albergati Palace). In just 10 minutes walk you can also reach Bologna Stazione Centrale train station (where you can also take a bus to Marconi Airport), and Stazione Autolinee bus station.
Dopa Hostel is located in one of the most vibrant area of Bologna, where nightlife goes on 24/7.
You'll find lots of restaurant, live music club, cocktail bar, pub just in our surrounding streets, and you can spend your time going shopping on famous Via Indipendenza, or getting lost in one of the medieval streets of Bologna city centre. If you ask our reception, we'll be a pleasure for us to give you usuful tips, update on events and info about transportation.

Are privacy and safety important for you? We do.
At Dopa Hostel we really have special big bunk beds, made up with wood and iron, where any guest do not just have a bed, but he get a real private space, thanks to the closable curtain. You can spend less, sleep with other people, but creating your own space! Every guest has his own private cabinet, clothes hanger, locker with electricity socket inside and bed-light. Every rooms have private keys to improve safety. It's also possible to leave a luggage in our luggage storage for free.
Do you want to spend less but have more?
Italy just offer lots of things to do and lots of venues to visit, but sometimes it may be a bit expensive and not easy to move through.
For this reason we include lots of facilities and services for free in our price, like:
- Free vigorous breakfast from 8:00 to 10:00 o'clock including coffee, tea, juice, milk, yogurt, cereals, muesli, fresh fruits, fruit jams, nutella, fette biscottate, bread, biscuits, mortadella or ham, eggs, cheese and more
- Free coffee and tea all day long
- Free use of common kitchen equipped with useful utilities and appliances
- Free and fast WiFi (100 mb) usable in any area of the hostel
- 2 personal computer free of use in common area
- Air conditioning in every rooms and common areas
- Reception open 16 hours a day (but if you want to check in at a different time, just ask in advance)
- Lounge area with board games, book and musical instruments
- Library with book swap
- Free city map and events update
- Free lockers with electric sockets in dorms
- Free cabinet with clothes hangers in dorms
- Free luggage storage
- Free high quality linen and big beds equipped with electric sockets
- Free towel (just in private rooms)
- Free Hairdryer
- Free Print & Copy service
You can even request those services for a small price:
- Cold beers, wine and drinks
- Laudry and Drying service
- Bike rental
- Towels
- Call wherever in the world with our phone
- Battery pack
- Shampoo & soaps

Dopa Hostel's Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 12:00 to 23:00 (even after 23:00 if arranged in advance).
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. (This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival).
Tourism tax not included - 1.50 EUR per person per night.

Cancellation policy: Free cancelation 48 hours before arrival. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, 100 percent of the first night will be charged.
Group over 5 people: If you cancel up to 7 days before date of arrival no feel will be charged. If canceled later or in case of no-show 100% of the first night will be charged.

Breakfast included.

General:
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No curfew.
Non smoking.
Reception available from 08:00 to 23:00. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 9.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Oct 2019
    Amazing experience, this is the best hostel I have ever stayed at. The breakfast is actually really nice, the vibe is great, and the people who work there are super hard working always keeping the place clean. They also play great music. Everything about this place is fantastic.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Oct 2019
    Absolutely fantastic hostel, very homely feeling, staff were helpful and welcoming and the other guests were sociable and friendly! Definitely recommend!
    England, All Male Group, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Oct 2019
    My time at Dopa Hostel was amazing! By far the best hostel I’ve stayed in in Italy over the past month. Really friendly staff (shout out to Charlotte!), fantastic atmosphere, nice and clean, central location... What more could you ask for? It’s a small hostel which makes it really cozy and easy to meet new people. Hostel dinners were delicious, and breakfast is by far the best I’ve had in a hostel since I started travelling 3 months ago. Would definitely stay here again if I’m back in Bologna!
    Singapore, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Oct 2019
    Brilliant for solo female travellers! The small hostel made it easy to get to know other travellers with family meals and a large social area that wasn’t intimidating to enter by yourself! Everything was clean and felt safe. Loved my stay here
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 Oct 2019
    Amazing hostel! I really enjoyed my stay and would recommend to anyone.
    Poland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    16 Oct 2019
    Fantastic hostel. This is the place to stay in Bologna. The culture at Dopa really encourages you to meet fellow travelers, which is the main reason I'll be back. Additionally, this hostel is clean, friendly and well situated between the train station and central part of the city.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    17 Sep 2019
    Dopa Hostel has a great atmosphere! I only stayed one night, but Paris was very friendly and helpful, and the hostel dinner seemed like a great way to meet people. Pretty central in the university district, the location was great as well. The bunks felt very private and the lockers had an outlet inside for electronics, which was fantastic!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    13 Sep 2019
    Amazing place to stay in amazing Bologna. Definitely recommend. Thanks :)
    Czech Republic, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    13 Sep 2019
    Really loved this hostel. A nice chilled vibe. The hostel meal was great fun and a good way to meet people. Staff were really friendly, welcoming and helpful. The staff managed the noise well after 12 and it was quiet at night to sleep. It was really nice to have a curtain round the bed. The thing that could be improved is the toilets are in with the showers so it's a wait at peak shower times, even just for the toilet.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    24 Sep 2019
    The bunk beds are the bed I’ve ever had, loads of room, light, plug socket and a curtain! It’s worth the stay just for that. Nice hostel meal as well so everyone got to know each other as it’s a small hostel. It’s close to the centre about 10mins. Showers were good too
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games


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