The three-star Hotel Bentivoglio, near Bologna, lies in delightful surroundings, opposite the 16th-century Bentivoglio Family Castle and overlooking the Naval Canal. The centre of Bologna is just 10km away and this accommodation offers everything you need. The 50 rooms are all uniquely furnished and offer en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, a direct modem link and satellite television. The hotel restaurant offers local dishes and breakfast can be taken in the garden when the weather is agreeable. Conference facilities are also available and the 24-hour front desk offers various services from dry cleaning and laundry to currency exchange and left luggage storage.