The 4* Mercure Bologna Centro enjoys a privileged location in front of the main railway station, 5 minutes` walk from the city centre, 2 km from the exhibition centre and 8 km from the international airport. The 244 rooms are distributed over 7 floors, 2 of which are non-smoking, and all were renovated in 2002. They now offer a refined and comfortable atmosphere with air conditioning, minibar, direct dial telephone, satellite and pay television, radio, modem connection, trouser press, hairdryer and bathrobe. Guests are invited to enjoy the 5,000 sq.m. internal garden, the refined international and regional cuisine of the "Risbo`" restaurant, the bright and sunny breakfast room where every morning a rich buffet is available, and the cosy and comfortable garden bar where drinks or snacks are served at any time of the day.