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Oltre Il Giardino

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Boston
Reviewed 24 July 2008

My husband, daughter, and I just returned home after spending five nights at Oltre il Giardino. We are already planning a return visit for early next year. Oltre il Giardino is located on a small canal behind the Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari church, in a quiet location not overwhelmed by large groups of tourists but close to excellent restaurants...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2008

We stayed in a Junior Suite - the "Blue Room" for 5 nights in May 2008 at EUR 250 p/night and were very happy with this boutique hotel. We arrived quite late at night in the rain, after a long train trip and lugging our suitcases up and down the bridges from the train station. We were greeted by Emanuelle...

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New York
Reviewed 29 June 2008

My husband and I stayed at Oltre Il Giardino for five nights in May, 2008, as we were in Venice for part of our honeymoon. We absolutely LOVED everything about this hotel -- I don't even feel it's accurate to call it a "hotel" - it's more like staying at a Venetian's home -- a really NICE, beautiful, private home....

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3Thank MYS79
west midlands
Reviewed 6 June 2008

my husband and i stayed at this property after scouring the reviews. my main motivation was the way it looked (and the positive reviews) and its location. the hotel we stayed in the grey room which was very calm and comfortable. the style was simple but elegant with a small mini fridge for convieniece. there was also a tv, which...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 June 2008

This was my first visit to Venice and did a lot of research on where to stay. I wanted somewhere central, but quiet, and I was prepared to pay a fair bit to get somewhere special. Oltre Il Giardino won hands down, and the reality turned out to match the dream. The standard of service was exceptional, but friendly and...

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london, england
Reviewed 21 April 2008

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Staying in San Polo

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The house, which once belonged to Alma Mahler, the composer's widow who lived there in the 1920's, lies next to a small canal just a stone’s throw from the Church of the Frari, has now been turned into an exclusive but homely retreat. This enchanting place in the hearth of Venice offers something unique to those visiting the city. Our guests will feel that they have really found a home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oltre Il Giardino

Address: San Polo 2542 | Fondamenta Contarini, 30125 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Polo
Price Range: $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#31 Family Hotel in Venice
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“First floor room in front of the garden”
 of 5 bubbles 115nicol_sm, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, but the turquoise suite is probably the nicest (and the biggest).”
 of 5 bubbles Englishmanabroad148, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we went for the suite and we loved it”
 of 5 bubbles JRSWhewell, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If available, opt for a higher-up room to avoid noise from the lobby/breakfast area in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Kloddz, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We have choosen for a rooms on the first floor. Also easy to reach, because there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Wolfra, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
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