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"Antica Locanda Sturion" Residenza d'Epoca

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the location of the hotel, near the grand canal. Very nice staff and good breakfast with view of the grand canal as well. The only down point is the stairs inside of the hotel but in our case we stayed in a room in another building that had less stairs to climb.

Thank Beatriz G
Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We had stayed for 4 days at this hotel (end of March to the first 2 days of April 2016). When we tried to check where to stay in Venice with other hotels this was the best for its price and also trip advisor reviews, and also has the facility of a kettle in the room and its location is...

1Thank JSTR1962
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is tucked down a side street just off the grand canal so the location is fantastic. It is decorated in the traditional Venetian manner and very opulent. Staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good with lots of choice, and the breakfast room has a beautiful view over the canal.

Thank Laura B
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Right by Rialto Bridge, this is a great location to get anywhere you need to be. Since we are in our mid-60's, the stairs were the worst, but we knowingly chose this because of the pictures on their website, and the reasonable cost for Venice. Couldn't have been better. Front desk personnel was cheerful and helpful. Room was wonderfully decorated,...

1Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay in this residence. It's true that there are many stairs to take, but since we've arrived in the morning, they offered to take our luggage upstairs. Room is small (totally expected in Venice and Italy in general) but supplied with tea-kettle (rare find for Italy small hotels). Staff really friendly, breakfast acceptable. I would recommend...

Thank Fluffiness4
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fantastic location; clean, small and tidy hotel with only 9 rooms or so in a very old building with helpful and pleasant staff. Beware of the steps - 69 steps from street level to reception and as luck would have it our room was at the very top with a further 18 steps making it 87 steps in total. No...

Thank dlf380
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Although this hotel is a three floor walk up it is well worth it. They had a staff member bring up the bags (he must be very fit!!) the staff were very friendly and helpful in respect of places to go. The room came with a continental breakfast which was very filling. Good size room with en-suite bath. Even had...

1Thank Jeremy R
Morro Bay, California
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had a small suite over looking the Grand Canal and clear sight of the Rialto Bridge. This was on the same floor as the hotel lobby Only problem, we had to climb 70 stair steps to get there. This hotel is situated on top of another. Thank God for the porters.

Thank Terry D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I am not disappointed neither happy with hotel, the location is very very good, it really depends how much you are getting the rooms for, for the amount of money I paid it was not worth it. No view, very small and dark room, the hotel has around 70-80 steps to climb.

Thank Roham J
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The hotel is close to Rialto Bridge in the middle of Grand Canal, and is a three start hotel. If you don`t have trouble with stairs, this is a great and central place to stay, but beware that there is 70 steps up to the reception. The room we had was big enough for us, and it was clean which...

1Thank Jan-Ove H

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Antica Locanda Sturion," probably Venice’s most ancient hotel still running, is a cosy small Venetian House featuring just 11 rooms. Its decor, the ancient style furniture and the Venetian red damask and brocade make it special, creating a truly traditional unique and cosy feeling. A welcoming place from the past with superb and very impressive views on the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge from the two Superior Rooms and the beautiful Breakfast Lounge, which is also: - a reading room with a tiny yet well-stocked library boasting a number of books in various languages.- a living room for an afternoon break and taking photos of the magnificent sunsets on the Grand Canal. You have just to take a look in the evening or early morning to breathe the magic of Venice and take a dip in the past and its atmosphere. Truly a breathtaking view! This Boutique Hotel is a small and well-established family business run by Nicole, Manuela, Helen and Flavia, who will do all their best to provide you with specific suggestions and advice for an unusual and intriguingly unique approach to our town. And in all our old-style rooms you will find the kettle to prepare a good cup of tea or coffee with complimentary cookies to rest after a long city tour. In a nutshell the right place to breath a truly Venetian and romantic atmosphere. As there is no lift to reach the Locanda, situated on the top floor of an Ancient Palace on the Grand Canal, we want our Guest to be aware they have to climb a long stairs, but our bellman Giuseppe will be happy to help you carrying upstairs your heaviest items. The hotel is smoke-free. Recall that the hotel offers breakfast for Celiac (Gluten Free) Features:- Gluten-free breakfast for Celiac.- Bar- Breakfast buffet: 08:00 am to 9:30 am- Kettle with Tea & Coffee & Biscuits in all rooms- Check out: 11:00 am- Check in 02:00 pm on- Our restaurant "Bistrot de Venise"- Our Residenza Bistrot de Venise flats- Our 3 star Hotel Antica Locanda al Gambero in St. Mark's area Facilities:- Breakfast for Celiac (Gluten Free)- Library in several languages, dedicated to Venice’s history and art.- Parking, special Garage agreement in Piazzale Roma- 10% discount at TripAadvisor & Michelin Top rated "Bistrot de Venise"- Internet Point: complimentary- Free Internet Wi-Fi: complimentary- I-Pad: complimentary use for our Guests (if available)- Fax service- Classical Music Concerts: schedules and booking- Tourist information of any kind- Tour of Murano glassworks and the Laguna islands, schedules and booking- Baggage room- Paid transfer service on request. Let us lead you to the discovery of Venice’s most secret and hidden spots:- Top secret Venice; an unusual walk with an authorized guide- Exploring Venice by Night; a night walk with an authorized guide- A full day on a "Bragozzo" boat, including lunch on board and various excursions- Discover the vineyards on the Laguna islands with Rebecca- Pescaturismo (recreational fishing) with Burano’s fishermen and Rebecca- Guided eno-gastronomic tours in the Prosecco hills- Introducing Amarone wine: guided oenological tours- Venice’s Cuisine and Historic Wines with Sara (guide –sommelier )- Meet Venice’s last true craftsmen with Valentina and Rebecca- Mysterious Venice: ghosts and legends; a walk with an authorized guide. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle del Sturion San Polo 679 | Calle del Sturion, 30125 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Polo
Price Range: $152 - $637 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — "Antica Locanda Sturion" Residenza d'Epoca 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“We had room two. Great view! Door opens into the breakfast dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles terryd506, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the room at the bottom has less steps to climb but no view.”
 of 5 bubbles RohamJ, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Junior suite, overlooking the Grand Canal. Fantastic. Big, nice, modern bathroom. Italian decor.”
 of 5 bubbles tonik912, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms off the grand canal aren't large but are peacefully quiet.”
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 of 5 bubbles 78jacquis, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Like nearly all Venetian hotels, most of the rooms have side/rooftop views; only two front the Grand Canal.”
 of 5 bubbles DouglasMcD, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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