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Ruzzini Palace Hotel

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Castello 5866, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Ranked #24 of 384 Hotels in Venice
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Cleanliness
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was pleasantly surprised with this hotel. We were in room 300, which I recommend to anyone, it was the only room on level 5, and the room was large and even had a walk in wardrobe that could fit all our suitcases. The room and hotel were clean and service was very efficient. Location was perfect and provided easy walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel! Everyone was really friendly during our stay. We stood in room 403. The room was on the small side but still very comfortable. It's no more than a 10 minute walk to St. marks square. There's a few places to grab some breakfast or lunch right outside of the hotel. The hotel offered us an hour... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Luis R, Thank you very much for your review…we gladly hear that your stay with us has been so good and that you appreciated our front desk suggestions so much. Washing you’ll be back with us sometime, Kind Regards! More 

San Jose, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old building that's been remade into a hotel. The rooms, while not spacious, are very well laid out so that they seem roomy--lots of high ceilings and nooks for your stuff. The staff was exceptionally friendly, and very helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zonie853, Thanking you for your kind review, we are pleased that you enjoyed our Hotel so much. We really hope to see you again, may be on a bigger accommodation…thanks again! More 

Denver, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The moment we arrived by water taxi coming from the back door of the hotel, we felt welcomed! When the front desk stuff offered to upgrade us to junior suite and showed us the room, we were amazed how beautiful the room was. Fancy high venetian ceiling, big windows with dark red velvet window treatment, very spacious room with a... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms Lei C, Many thanks for your kind review, we hope that you’ll back with us for another special and longer stay…Kind regards! More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Private transfer from airport directly to this hotels' own jetty was a joy - fabulous introduction to Venice. The hotel staff could not have been more friendly or welcoming upon our arrival - and they remained just as helpful & courteous throughout our 3-day stay. I have stayed in many hotels around the world,many of them larger and considered 'grander',... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Caroline, Many, many thanks for your outstanding review and a special thanks from the Hotel staff! We really hope to see you once in our Ruzzini Palace…kind regards! More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here at the end of March. The hotel was easy to find from the bus stop (took about half an hour over A LOT of bridges!) but the hotel had a dock so it would be easy to get a water taxi. The hotel was beautiful and very clean. The staff were also friendly and remembered us and... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Handypan, Very happy that you finally find us arriving by yourself…of course getting lost, that’s a kind of must in Venice! May be contacting us before, we could have arranged for your our individual airport pick up transfer service (best solution especially on arrival, since you cannot know where you have to go!) and get lost after! We gladly... More 

Hatfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

This Hotel provides so much and more. The bedroom was cosy with a very comfortable bed and the bathroom a decent size.The staff made us feel very welcome , and suggested a first class restaurant on our first night which was 5 mins walk ( handy as feet were throbbing ! ) and not difficult to find . The breakfast... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms Alison W, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us so much! Perfect position & very good accommodations are ideal for a perfect stay! Kind regards More 

Northwood, UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed at This hotel a week ago. High trip adviser rating is spot on. Service is excellent and nothing is too much. Staff on reception were at all time very professional but also very willing to do anything they could to help. If you are getting a water taxi from the airport, I recommend you book through the hotel.... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Spokeyp, Thank you for your kind words for our Staff, especially to our Omar who has been very kind…we hope to welcome you for another special stay in Venice, don’t forget us! Kind regards More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My partner and I stayed at the Ruzzini Palace hotel for 2 nights during winter. The hotel is in a great location of Venice, in a secluded area near to Rialto Bridge and within walking distance to St Mark's square. Upon arrival (after a delayed flight and some uh-ing and ah-ing about the best way to get to the hotel... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear IndiaDwyer, Thank you for your kind review, just few corrections on the information you left on our Hotel; we do have an elevator (you never took it because you’re room was on the first level) but Guests staying on the 6th floor use it quite often… Best solution to reach us, remain of course the private pick up transfer... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

My Girlfriend and I have recently stayed at the Ruzzini Palace. We were not disappointed. What a fantastic place. After catching the water bus service from Marco Polo to Rialto and negotiating our way through the magical city of Venice we arrived in the campo where the Ruzzini is situated. We received a warm welcome and we were checked into... More 

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GMRuzzini, Direttore at Ruzzini Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joe R, Thank you for your time to leave your review, we gladly hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything has been good, the accomodation, the breakfast and the staff assistance…don’t forget usi f you come back in Venice! Kind regards More 

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