Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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

  • In order to make a group reservation on 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.
  • 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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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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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.

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

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Sep 2020
    Dopa is a boutique style hostel which creates a cosy and warm atmosphere - the staff are super friendly and helpful and the location is excellent, would definitely recommend !
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    07 Sep 2020
    Wonderful cozy with great atmosphere and staff!
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    05 Sep 2020
    Great small hostel. Near the student area and not too far from the station. Amazing atmosphere. Excellent staff.
    Wales, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    31 Aug 2020
    Great place to stay with a warm, welcoming atmosphere filled with staff who are friendly and more than happy to share insider knowledge to the city of Bologna - had an enjoyable time staying there and met some great people, too!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    31 Aug 2020
    This is a fantastic hostel in a wonderful location. The facilities are excellent, and the staff are very helpful. There was a really nice and sociable atmosphere but it's not a party hostel and people were staying at all ages. The beds in the dorms are quite private as there is a curtain you can draw and their own light so you feel almost like you have your own little room! The only thing to be improved is a mirror in the dorms rather than just in the bathroom and a santairy product bin.
    Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    11 Sep 2020
    I spent a lovely staying at Dopa Hostel! The hostel itself is amazing: well finished and decorated with an artistic twist, with a nice common area, where chilling out and speaking with the other guests (mainly international). Regarding the staff, I met only Charlotte who gave me brilliant advices on what to do, where to go, etc. Super helpful and friendly! I would love to stay there next occasions too.
    Italy, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    02 Sep 2020
    My biggest issue with this hostel was the locker situation, I like a big enough locker to put all my stuff in but here it was only small ones for your valuables. The bed set up is unusual but I really liked it, the curtain allowed you to have your own space. The location is great, good area and close to everything worth seeing. The atmosphere here was just awesome, great music, wither from the record player or someone using the hostel owned guitar and ukulele. Just a lovely place to stay.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    07 Sep 2020
    We stayed here for just one night on a stop over, so our time in the hostel was short lived. The beds however were comfortable, staff were friendly and the showers / bathrooms were super clean and big. Atmosphere seemed busy and good. No complaints!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0


    04 Sep 2020
    The hostel is quite small so you won't meet a lot of people. Free breakfast is simple but nice. They have free coffee and tea through out the day, too. Rooms are spacious and each bed has a curtain which gives you privacy. Bathrooms are good, sometimes you just have to wait a bit since there are only 3 or 4. The hostel is in the northeast of the city center so you walk like 10min to the main sights.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    17 Sep 2020
    Exceptionally clean hostel. Lockers are a slight issue as they cannot accommodate larger items. Breakfast served in a timely and orderly fashion despite the nuisance with COVID. Most other hostels have removed the breakfast option simply because of the hassle and regulations surrounding the virus. So overall good place to stay if your visiting Bologna.
    Scotland, Male, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • 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
  • 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
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi