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 382 Venice hotels

Hotel American Dinesen

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via San Vio 628 | Dorsoduro District, 30123 Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
- 4% www.hotelamerican.it
Save Saved
You added Hotel American Dinesen to your Saves list
Hotel American Dinesen
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Ranked #36 of 382 hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
  • Overview
  • Reviews (1,027)
  • Photos (427)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (151)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

1,027 people have reviewed this hotel

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (151)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came for the second time to this lovely hotel in the Dorsoduro district in Venice. As in the first time we enjoyed the location only a few steps behind the Accademia bridge. We are looking forward to our next visit. Of course in the 'American Dinesen'.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Maastricht, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a nice welcome from the very friendly staff we were taken to our room. Everything was shortly explained and showen. The location is as good as it gets, it is less then 15 minutes by foot to the San Marco square (tip: take line 2 by bus boat to 'Accademia', the stop right before 'San Marco'). Extra wishes are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newport Beach, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I researched so many hotels in Venice and finally decided on this hotel. I wasn't sure I made the right choice until we arrived. It was an absolute dream. Rooms are a good size for Venice, and I love the location. It is located on a quite street and yet a quick walk to all the sites. I'm so glad... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leeds, England
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 4th stay at the American Dinesen and it was as good as ever. The hotel is in a perfect place close to the Accademia bridge and water stop, the Guggenheim museum and Accademia Gallery. It is close to the Zattere water stop for the Alilaguna link from the airport. If you are taking the water taxi from... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed a week ago at the Hotel American Dinesen. I was so glad I splurged with a canal view room. There was a lovely side walk cafe and gondoliers right below our window. We enjoyed a bottle of wine on our balcony while watching the Venice scenery. The hotel is in a perfect location. It's quiet, but still full... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My teenage daughter and I are cruising around Italy for two weeks. Our trip stated from Venice. This hotel was our first night spent in Italy. It couldn't have been any better. Safety and staff's attitude is excellent. Location is good. Very romantic and cozy and beautiful place. We paid 170€ For the double room with the balcony on water.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
São Paulo
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has a traditional atmosphere, with interesting decoration but featuring nice refurbished toilets. It's located in a calm neighborhood, close to the Academia and Peggy Guggenheim Collection and walking distance to St Marcus Square.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had one night in Venice and we wanted to be in the heart of the city. American Dinesen was found just right. Spotless room with some nice details in the bathroom, attentive service, WiFi and Oh yes - air condition! An hour of refreshment in the room, after a hot afternoon walking revived us, and we could go back... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel after reading rave reviews on trip advisor. Location was excellent, however we were placed in a room overlooking a backyard. Very small room on the third floor with no elevator in the building. Staff were not very friendly and when I asked about needing to leave a day early, I got an abrupt response about their... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Selden, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was our favorite on our trip around Europe. The staff was friendly, the location was perfect, the room was beautiful! I cannot say a bad thing about this place. Breakfast was average and seemed to be similar to other breakfasts at hotels we had in Europe. They definitely had some delicious pastries though. :) I loved this place,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hotel American Dinesen, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel American Dinesen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel American Dinesen

Address: Via San Vio 628 | Dorsoduro District, 30123 Venice, Italy
Phone Number:
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*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Tingo, Cheap Tickets, Travelocity, Priceline, Booking.com, BookingOdigeoWL, Venere and Otel so you can book your Hotel American Dinesen 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.
Also Known As:
American Dinesen Hotel
American Dinesen Venice
American Hotel Venice Italy

427 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (382)
Hotel & grounds (132)
View from room (30)
Room/suite (104)
Bathroom (16)
Dining (11)
Other (89)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (46)
Room/suite (17)
Hotel & grounds (16)
View from room (2)
Dining (3)
Bathroom (1)
Other (7)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Venice with
any amenities


Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style
#22 Business Hotel in Venice #33 Family Hotel in Venice #40 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hotel American Dinesen staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer