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Hotel American Dinesen

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favourite hotel in Venice. It has been completely refurbished since we last visited. Now it is more of pure luxury, where we earlier felt more of the special worn Venetian style. The staff is nothing but fantastic – waiting up until 2AM when I arrived – and then served a wonderful breakfast a few hours later.

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Penang, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good an quiet hotel in an ideal location in San Vio. A water taxi can take you to its front door. It is minutes from Accademia, Fondazione Cini, Guggenheim, Salute etcetera. The quality of rooms and service matches the price.

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New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The peron at the desk was very kind and helpful, gave suggestions. Looking forward to a few more days in the hotel. The hotel staff has been gracious and helpful. their english is fluent. It was a pleasant stay and would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Beroun, Stredocesky Kraj, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel room was super clean, servis attentive and helpful. Milion dollar view from balcony. We had only breakfast but it was great way how to start our venetian jurney. They took care of our luggage after we checked out. Super service

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Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the newer building to the site of reception. What a place to stay in Venice. While the tourist places in Venice didn't impress us as they were over crowded and seen on too many pictures, the area around this hotel is very charming. Almost ideal Venice like. Small cafe's that opened early so we could enjoy sitting...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really could not ask for more in a last minute booking. Room was plenty large with a geranium-draped balcony over the canal. A short, 10 minute walk to La Fenice. Lovely and quiet. The service was friendly and the bathrooms was newly renovated. Enjoy!

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent five days here last week (trying to avoid the American election), and the hotel was excellent. Can't understand why a previous poster said to avoid the Annexe, as the room we had there was lovely. OK, maybe it didn't have a "romantic" canal view or balcony, but it was right next to the hotel, with an almost private entrance...

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Gold River, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a reservation at Hotel American Dinesen for our three nights in Venice based on TripAdvisor reviews, and we are so glad that we did. It is perfectly located in the Accademia/Dorsoduro area on a side canal with great views.(It is so worth it to reserve a canal side room. It's a quick walk to the Guggenheim museum, a...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank goodness we had international data and were able to turn on our gps otherwise I don't think we would have been able to find it just from the print out directions we had. We stayed there for Christmas and arrived there on the 24th. The hotel was wonderfully lit and sat right on the waters edge, it looked picture...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed here in early October for our 10 year wedding anniversary. We had read other reviews on TA that recommended a corner room. We requested one and were lucky enough to have a room with three operable balcony/window bays. Each provided a wonderful view of the quiet canal beside the hotel and the Grand Canal. The room was much...

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Staying in Dorsoduro / Accademia

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbours exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superior three star Hotel in Dorsoduro, the "Art District" of Venice. The hotel is located between the Acadamy of Fine Arts (Accademia di Belle Arti) and the "Peggy Guggenhiem Collection".The House lies in front of San Vio Canal, with his private dock for taxi and gondolas. Highly requested are the superior canal view rooms with balcony, where customers can enjoy a nice view of San Vio Canal and (some of them)a partial view of the Grand Canal. Free wifi internet access in the room and also public areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel American Dinesen

Address: Via San Vio 628 | Dorsoduro District, 30123 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro / Accademia
Price Range: $149 - $502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel American Dinesen 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
American Dinesen Hotel
American Dinesen Venice
American Hotel Venice Italy
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#16 Family Hotel in Venice
#23 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#35 Romantic Hotel in Venice
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“My two children and I shared a large lovely room, there were windows with a view, very pleasant stay/”
 of 5 bubbles d0nnage0rge, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is definitely worth it to reserve a canal view room.”
 of 5 bubbles cindyjs119, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors with a corner room if possible will give you a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles patrickbP6368AL, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Over-looking the canal is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles Mann6, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Girlfriend's parents stayed in main bldg, top floor. Their room was a lot better than annex. But not sure if true for all rooms main v annex”
 of 5 bubbles SurfEscape, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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