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Hotel Pausania

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, clean towels daily and nice breakfast. Disappointed with state of room especially for a special occasion as it could do with a repaint and freshen up of bed spreads but would stay again as loved the location.

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Rayleigh, Essex
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely little hotel only 10 minutes walk from Pl Roma. Reception and staff very friendly and efficient. A nice area of Venice to stay. Would thoroughly recommend! Only point to mention is the steep big gothic wonky stone staircase. For those who find stairs a problem then please ask for a downstairs room.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Lovely hotel, great location meaning in a quiet spot but easy to get anywhere. The staff were friendly and a guy happily took my bags upstairs, I suggest you only stay if your happy with stairs and they are stairs that make you feel drunk even if your not. It's a lovely old stairs case which suits the hotel which...

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Swanwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Sweet, historic place close to the vaporetto stop at Ca' Rezzonico. 14th Century House on a small canal just a few meters away from Campo San Barnaba in the Dorsoduro District. 15 minutes walk from Piazzale Roma, Rialto and Accademia. It's away from the tourist mayhem which is a massive 'plus'. Rooms are lovely, although some don't have 'picture windows'...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Work out which water taxi you require before you get there, then its quite easy to find your hotel by following the canal. An older hotel with stone stairs that lean to the left, nice room with art on the ceiling. Breakfast was fine, the orange juice left a bit to be desired, more like orange coloured water. The conceirge...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights last week and really enjoyed it. The location is perfect and just a short walk away from St Marks Square. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would happily stay here again.

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Antwerpen
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located on the Dorsoduro island and is in a calmer area which is a great plus in Venice. You're very close to some major sights like the Peggy Guggenheim collection. The San Marco Square is within reasonable walking distance. The hotel is in good condition but. The breakfast is complete but basic. The staff is very helpful....

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We spent 3 nights here and loved it! It was perfect for our first trip to Venice.Our Triple room was made ready for us early as we had arrived in Venice mid morning and were shattered.The breakfast wasn't great but it was adequate.The air con was brilliant!! It was in an ideal location ,quiet and next to the canal.Would go...

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Eureka, Missouri
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a quadruple room for 1 night and it was perfect for our family of 4. Breakfast was nice but nothing fancy. Location was convenient to restaurants and transportation to various spots. We especially appreciated the recommendations and help from the front desk. It is a beautiful hotel!

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great, Beautiful and Comfortable! A good balance between price, quality, great location & good service. Breakfast is good. Rooms are quite big for European standards and very quiet. No elevator, but there are only 2 floors, with a very nice lobby between them. Furniture is classy and very nice. Staff was very helpful and kind. Thank you for a great...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This palace was a rich and magnificent residence of an aristocratic Venetian family, now it is an elegant and refined 3 stars Hotel, completely restored. The Hotel enjoys of an interesting position, preferred by the intellectuals and artists, searching for quiet and inspiration. Inside the Hotel, at the entrance, there is a stoned staircase that goes from the lobby to the second floor, once called "piano nobile", where there are some rooms. The intelligent restoration has effected a correct and balanced compromise between aesthetical demands and the non-renounced functional requirements, essential an hotel that wants to keep step with the times. The rooms, in typical Venetian style,are furnished with elegance and good taste, with all comforts (private bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, air-conditioned, coffee and thea machine). Our clients can also enjoy of a lightly and roomy sitting-room on the second floor, a bar on the ground floor with a free internet point, and a nice and big veranda overlooking the garden, where the buffet breakfast is served in the morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Pausania

Address: 2824 Dorsoduro | Fondamenta Gerardini, 30123 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro / Accademia
Price Range: $130 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Pausania 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Pausania Hotel Venice
Hotel Style:
#97 Family Hotel in Venice
#131 Romantic Hotel in Venice
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“Check whether the windows are velux/skylight style. It's a very old building (albeit very well maintained) with quirky 'add ons'”
 of 5 bubbles FatBoyandLizzie, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you room is really that which you asked for.”
 of 5 bubbles 746ianb, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Be careful if you have difficulty walking - lots of steps to get to the rooms - but worth it!!”
 of 5 bubbles 834AngelaM834, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“If you like a 'nap' in the afternoon choose a back room.”
 of 5 bubbles G6698XAlindal, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the canal or the garden are best”
 of 5 bubbles 385helenh, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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