We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 381 Venice hotels

Hotel Ateneo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Minelli San Marco 3673, 30124 Venice, Italy
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel Ateneo to your Saves list
Hotel Ateneo
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
55%
Ranked #259 of 381 hotels in Venice
A recent review
Write a Review

219 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    37
    81
    50
    21
    30
See reviews for
39
76
9
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Geelong, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

yes we are well familiarised with the experience of "European small" for rooms, but you know it's too small when the logistics of suitcase management becomes a real problem and you have to start shuffling furniture around to manage 2 suitcases. the staff were friendly, no issues. the room was clean the location was good. the breakfast was fine but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Naples, Italy
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Very good hotel, quiet back street. Gave us the opportunity to get lost to get around to find our way back to this one, each day. Very quiet to sleep in at night. No elevator but traveling in Venice, please keep it to a small bag or carry on as you most likely will have to carry your luggage from... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Iv been to a lot of hotels in different countries but this has got to be the worst one yet. Me and my partner arrived having 4 suitcases between the two of us. No assistance was given to cart them up 4 flights of stairs as their was no lift, and the service in general is average, even poor. When... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

NEVER EVER go to this hotel EVER!!! Who cares if your not near san marco's square or the bascillica, there are plenty of other GREAT hotels in venice just 200 - 500m - 1km away for incredibly cheaper prices! and everything is still walking distance! around the hotels that are cheaper come incredible food with incredible osteria's for half the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Okay, for a short 2-3 day stay this hotel is fair. We stumbled on this hotel, because everything was sold out during June and it had 1 room left. By the time we arrived, the hotel was fully booked. It ranged about 200 euros a night in high season. GOOD POINTS - Air Conditioned worked and it's a quiet a/c... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Attard, Malta
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The hotel is situated in a very good location as it is just a few minutes away from St Marks Square and the Rialto Bridge, close to plenty of restaurants and shops. Hotel Ateneo is like a boutique hotel; beautifully decorated having a traditional Venetian style. The breakfast room is rather small, but food was decent and plentiful. This included... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Worcester, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Good location, great value hotel. Beautifully decorated in traditional Venetian style. Staff were really friendly and spoke great English, my friend was unwell and they were fantastic. Bathroom spacious, breakfast room is small but adequate and continental selection is good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bodmin, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This hotel is just a few minutes walk from StMarks Square and the Rialto bridge. The rooms are tiny but this has always been our experience with centrally located traditional Venetian hotels. Reception staff were friendly and helpful. unfortunately staff at breakfast are not as welcoming. Breakfast was very basic and the dining area is far too small and cramped.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Porto, Portugal
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

First of all if you decide to find your hotel in Venice on your own print a google map with the walking way to the destination and always follow the arrows with indication painted on the top of the walls. Its the best way to walk around Venice!But obviously at some point you'll end up getting lost! :) I took... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I was staying in this hotel from 16 to19 of January 2013. I was happy to be there. Hotel locates in the small street near St Marco square. The place could not be better. My room was too small but very nice, beautiful and warm. The breakfast was good. I had everything I need. I had no problem with Wi... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Hotel Ateneo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Ateneo

Address: Calle Minelli San Marco 3673, 30124 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice
Amenities:
Hotel Style:
Ranked #259 of 381 hotels in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ateneo 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The building is historic and was once the residence of well-to-do merchants’ families. It was fitted out as a hotel in 1959, by the noble Sereni family, and extends over 4 floors, a typical period feature, facing onto the wonderful canal "dei barcaioli," reserved for gondolas. Thanks to the full-scale restoration in 2002, the Ateneo Hotel has maintained the unspoiled charm of a typical seventeenth-century Venetian residence. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, Venere, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Priceline, Tingo, HotelsClick, Otel, TripOnline SA, HotelTravel.com, HostelBookers and Agoda so you can book your Hotel Ateneo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hotel Ateneo, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.