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Nice staff, rich breakfast, good rooms for a reasonable price. The building is at a really good location, close to Rialto and Saint Mark's square. Everything went smooth with the booking and the staff was really helpful and kind.
The room was OK, great location. But the bathroom smelled way too musty, gross.it was helpful how we were able to leave our luggage after checkout for a few hours, that was very nice and greatly appreciated.
Sorry this place is a right hole. We booked it because it is a two minute walk from the Rialto Bridge.
It's not easy to find this place even with the map and YouTube video they provide. It's a pain having to check into a...More
Fairly decent for quick travelers who are looking to spend only the nights at the room! Location is perfect - 4-5 mins walk to Canal Gande. You can find it hard to spot the hotel at first as there are no prominent sign boards.
I visited this property in September. I have stayed in Venice before and decided to stay right in the centre of town.
My partner and I arrived around 1am as our flight was delayed to the address given on the booking...this was a separate place...More
US$65 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
I agree with Teresa, catch the water ferry. We took the Blue line to Fondamente Nuove, but it is probably a 20 - 30 minute walk, and we got thoroughly lost. Rialto bridge is a far better idea, as it's only a couple of... More
I agree with Teresa, catch the water ferry. We took the Blue line to Fondamente Nuove, but it is probably a 20 - 30 minute walk, and we got thoroughly lost. Rialto bridge is a far better idea, as it's only a couple of streets away. There is a small square with a pharmacy on the corner, next door to that is a coffee bar, and the green door is opposite. Make sure you get a decent map of Venice, DON'T use google maps as we did, the streets they tell you to follow don't even exist in real life! Once you get to San Lio Tourist House, there will be a card with a map to the check-in site, it's fairly easy to find. Enjoy Venice, and spend a day just getting lost, it's all part of the fun, you find some beautiful places completely by accident.