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Bed and Breakfast Antico Portego

Cannaregio 1414/a | Rio Terà Farsetti, 30121 Venice, Italy (Cannaregio)
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Bed and Breakfast Antico Portego
Ranked #51 of 417 Venice B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

A great find in Venice. Quiet location away from the madding crowds. Great value and wonderful hospitality. I highly recommend this bed and breakfast after staying many times in Venice. Good restaurants close by and you can get around Venice easily on the vaporetto. The family were hospitable and helpful. Comfortable beds, extremely clean. I will certainly stay there again!... More

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Newark, Delaware
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Excellent location for arriving travelers - about a ten minute walk from the main train station at Santa Lucia and a couple minutes further for Piazzale Roma where buses from the airport arrive. I was pleased that my room was ready when I arrived from the airport at noon. It's about a five minutes from the #1 Vaporetto (water bus)... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Clean, beautifully restored, friendly hosts. As said in other reviews, breakfast is limited, so if a hearty breakfast is important you won't get it here. Very limited English spoken so if you are not adventurous or pre-organized with everything, May not be place for you. Not far from train station, quiet street right off main area, so a great location.... More

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Addis Ababa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Stayed here with my husband mid April 2013. The booking was made very efficiently via email, we had to change our dates twice and that did not inconvenience the owner. Their only request was that we secure our booking with a 100 Euros deposit, which we did. Upon our arrival, we were welcomed by the daughter of the house, Giorgia,... More

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Adelaide, South Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We stayed one night at Antico Portego [www.bbanticoportego.com] in early September at the beginning of a Peregrine Adventures Tour. It’s relatively easy to reach using the #1 Vaporetto [water bus]. Board just outside Venice’s main train station [Venezia SL] & get off at the 2nd stop [San Marcuola] on the Grand Canal; then it’s a 5-7 minutes walk. It is... More

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Taupo, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Located in Cannaregio which proved to be an excellent location as the area is quite affordable compared to area around St Marks. Lots of nice restaurants and shops and the market nearby. The hotel has very ornate rooms, each is different. We were in the Apollo room which overlooks the road outside. Not at all noisy and very spacious and... More

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santa rosa california
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Antico Portego is 100% the hidden treasure of all of Europe, we arrived one day early in Venezia with no room and hit the lottery by obtaining a room in this bed & breakfast. We were greeted by the owner who presented us with a gift upon check in a lovely keychain and necklace, candles lit the entry way to... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012 via mobile

Antico Portego was the nicest room we stayed in on our entire honeymoon. The room was HUGE and we were able to really enjoy the city because of the location. The owners daughter (Georgia I think?) was incredibly kind! She helped us and gave us lots of great reccomendations. We absolutely fell in love with Venice and would definitely return... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

A piece of fairy tale . Beautiful , clean , welcoming and charming . The owners are extremely nice . They even offered to share their food with us while they were throwing a dinner in their garden . Rooms are huge ! perfect views and peaceful . Absolutely recommend it .

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Fantastic B&B. Every room we saw was amazing, beautifully decorated and restored. The atmosphere was peaceful and quiet, a contrast to the busy streets outside. Breakfast choices were good and service always with a smile. Highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Bed and Breakfast Antico Portego

Address: Cannaregio 1414/a | Rio Terà Farsetti, 30121 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Cannaregio
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 417 B&Bs / Inns in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our bed & breakfast is situated in a typical 16th century palace with two internal courts. The whole house is furnished with ancient family’s pieces and each rooms has a private bathroom. At the ground- floor there is the “candles suite”. At first-floor there are the “yellow room” and the “traders suite” When you are back tired after an interesting day of sightseeing you can rest near the well or under the ancient portico. Il B&B Antico Portègo è situato in un tipico palazzo veneziano del ‘500. Al piano rialzato c’è la “suite delle candele”.Al primo piano ci sono, ognuna con bagno privato, la “camera gialla” la “suite dei mercanti”. Tutta la casa è arredata con mobili antichi e si affaccia su due corti interne. Dopo un’intensa giornata di fatiche turistiche potrete concedervi un po’ di riposo al fresco nel portico o vicino al pozzo. ... more   less 

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