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Hotel American Dinesen

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via San Vio 628 | Dorsoduro District, 30123 Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
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Ranked #36 of 382 hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montclair, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We very much enjoyed the location and the professional staff. The breakfast service was also quite nice. Our room was nicely furnished and cared for, but there was no sense of being in Venice. Unlike the other reviewers, our room had no balcony or even a view with a bit of sunshine. The view was of the wall of the... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A quaint hotel located in a quiet location, just a stone throw away from the hustle and bustle of St. Mark's Square. The staff here was very accommodating and our room was a perfect size for the two of us. The free breakfast was delicious and totally worth the extra euro. The water taxi and gondola stops are right in... More

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for two nights from 17.07.2014 to 19.07.2014 and found that the hotel has a great location and is very close by to the main attractions of Venice plus it is 2 minutes walk from the Grand Canal. The hotel and the rooms have a very charming and romantic look and feel. The staff are very friendly and gave... More

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127 reviews 127 reviews
41 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a well located wonderful hotel if you would prefer to stay far away from the maddening crowd. It is in Dorsoduro, the quiet part of Venice, along a quiet canal with shops and restaurants just around the corner and the Accademia bridge and vaporetto stop just 2 minutes away. We had a triple room which was beautifully appointed.... More

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Wantagh, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was by far one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Not to mention how much my husband and I fell in love with Venice but the hotel just had the perfect amount of everything we were looking for. The room was a decent size as was the bathroom, the breakfast was great, it was super clean... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Venice was our first stop in our "tour of Italy" last month (6/2014). We chose this hotel based on Fodor's guidebook recommendation, as well as the other trip advisor reviews. We were very pleased with our choice because we found the hotel very charming, the staff very helpful, the room very clean, and a great (although tiny) balcony right on... More

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35 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 4 stayed at the Hotel American Dinesen during a short stay in Venice. All prior reviews say it all. Located on the other side of the Grand Canal, the Dorsoduro, and about 3 minute walk to the Accademia Bridge and 15 mins from St Marks Sq. Very quiet and quaint. Close enough to get anywhere (Venice is... More

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked here for two nights in venice. Stayed in the annex portion of the hotel and it was very nice, clean and had a beautiful patio to relax in. The customer service was great and it was close to many attractions but also on a quiet portion of the canal. I would go back to this hotel the next time... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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222 reviews 222 reviews
12 hotel reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our go to hotel in Venice. We have never been disappointed on any stay. This small boutique hotel has a great staff and well appointed rooms. The hotel is situated on a canal in the Dorsoduro neighborhood. The best thing you are away from all the crowds, but close enough to the sights. We love the Dorsoduro. It... More

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Nice, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just completed 3 nights in Venice as part of an extended trip and enjoyed our stay here. The room was good sized (109) and had a balcony with view over the canal. Location was excellent for us, on a quiet canal and just around the corner from the Accademia and the Guggenheim is nearby. Short walk over the bridge to... More

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Address: Via San Vio 628 | Dorsoduro District, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel American Dinesen 3*
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American Dinesen Hotel
American Dinesen Venice
American Hotel Venice Italy

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
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#19 Business Hotel in Venice #21 Family Hotel in Venice #41 Romantic Hotel in Venice
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Superior three star Hotel in Dorsoduro, the "Art District" of Venice. The hotel is located between the Acadamy of Fine Arts (Accademia di Belle Arti) and the "Peggy Guggenhiem Collection".The House lies in front of San Vio Canal, with his private dock for taxi and gondolas. Highly requested are the superior canal view rooms with balcony, where customers can enjoy a nice view of San Vio Canal and (some of them)a partial view of the Grand Canal. Free wifi internet access in the room and also public areas. ... more   less 
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