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Antica Locanda Sturion

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   679 San Polo | Calle del Sturion, 30125 Venice, Italy (San Polo)
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Ranked #124 of 382 hotels in Venice
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
cce1958 Marlborough, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location by the Grand Canal, close to the Rialto bridge, ideal! It's on the top floor with a lot of stairs but the staff will help if you are struggling. Excellent breakfast and the dining room looks out over the Grand canal; makes a fantastic location for a cup of tea in the afternoon. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has great location very close to the Rialto bridge. We are a family of 4. The family room has one double bed and 2 single beds. It sleeps 4 comfortably. When we opened the window, we see the grand canal! We did not mind the long stairs. It was a great exercise to walk off those gelato, pasta... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful location, very helpful people,very good food for breakfast,magnifcant view from the resurant windows,clean rooms ,wonderful helpful stuff,near to every thing in venice, very ancient venice decor,, me and my family enjoyed our stay very very much,,,

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San Jose, Ca
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here with our family of four, previously my husband and I stayed here on our honeymoon 18 years earlier! The bathroom and room were of a good size, we were all able to fit without too much of a squeeze. Nice breakfast in the morning and the guy at the front desk even got the breakfast room ready... More

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Bethesda, MD
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Greatly situated hotel to go exploring all of venice. Room/bathroom were tiny but worked for what we needed. No elevators, but we stayed on 2nd level so didn't have too bad of a climb. Guests on top level have it bad with about 5 stories to climb with bags. Hotel staff was very nice and accomodating. Breakfast was good way... More

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Jacksonville, FL
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My wife and I just recently returned from a long vacation in Italy. One thing I definitely want to do was to take her to Venice and since I wanted a nice dinner and a gondola ride I would need a hotel. The number of hotels in Venice are staggering, and all promise great service. However, someone mentioned to me... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My wife and I finished up our two-week "trip of a lifetime" with two nights in Venice. Venice is ridiculously expensive and so this place may feel like a bunch, especially for a three-star hotel. However, I tend to feel like it was a nicer hotel than that. It's was extremely personal, the staff was amazing and accommodating and the... More

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Locanda_Sturion, Manager at Antica Locanda Sturion, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fully rewarding comment. We are happy that you so appreciated our efforts to make our guests stay as pleasant as possible .. We hope to welcome you again in this unique city. The management and staff. More

Saint Louis, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We luckily stumbled on this hotel. It is very close to Bridge Rialto. You over look the main canal when having breakfast (EXCELLENT breakfast) Service was outstanding. We arrived from the 30 minute walk from the station and they gave us a cool drink. Room was nicely done. Big with a few windows for air movement. Also had a fridge.... More

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Locanda_Sturion, Manager at Antica Locanda Sturion, responded to this review

Service Was Outstanding !! This is our achievement. Thank you so much for the high value you gave us for our attemps to satisfy our guests. Manegement and staff. More

Worthing, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We have just returned from hotel at weekend. Thanks to Italian transport our flight home was cancelled on friday and the earliest next one was sunday. It took us a while to find a hotel with 2 rooms available next day in venice but the Sturion came up trumps. What a beautiful hotel and fantastic location. Staff could not have... More

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Locanda_Sturion, Manager at Antica Locanda Sturion, responded to this review

Sorry you had to experience the transport problems,but glad you had a nice stay anyway. Thanks for staying with us and hope to see you again some day. Management and staff More

Miami, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This place is a gem for the price. Venice seemed super expensive for a decent hotel but we were lucky enough to find Locanda Sturion. It is nearly on top of the Rialto bridge, very central location 5 min walk to San Marco. It was clean and the staff were friendly. They had an amazing included breakfast in a charming... More

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Locanda_Sturion, Manager at Antica Locanda Sturion, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks also for giving us "a gem of a place". This covers. Thanks once again. Management and staff. More

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Address: 679 San Polo | Calle del Sturion, 30125 Venice, Italy
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Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Polo
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Hotel Class:3 star — Antica Locanda Sturion 3*
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"Antica Locanda Sturion," probably Venice’s most ancient hotel still running, is a cosy small Venetian House featuring just 11 rooms. Its decor, the ancient style furniture and the Venetian red damask and brocade make it special, creating a truly traditional unique and cosy feeling. A welcoming place from the past with superb and very impressive views on the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge from the two Superior Rooms and the beautiful Breakfast Lounge, which is also: - a reading room with a tiny yet well-stocked library boasting a number of books in various languages.- a living room for an afternoon break and taking photos of the magnificent sunsets on the Grand Canal. You have just to take a look in the evening or early morning to breathe the magic of Venice and take a dip in the past and its atmosphere. Truly a breathtaking view! This Boutique Hotel is a small and well-established family business run by Nicole, Manuela, Helen and Flavia, who will do all their best to provide you with specific suggestions and advice for an unusual and intriguingly unique approach to our town. And in all our old-style rooms you will find the kettle to prepare a good cup of tea or coffee with complimentary cookies to rest after a long city tour. In a nutshell the right place to breath a truly Venetian and romantic atmosphere. As there is no lift to reach the Locanda, situated on the top floor of an Ancient Palace on the Grand Canal, we want our Guest to be aware they have to climb a long stairs, but our bellman Giuseppe will be happy to help you carrying upstairs your heaviest items. The hotel is smoke-free. Recall that the hotel offers breakfast for Celiac (Gluten Free) Features:- Gluten-free breakfast for Celiac.- Bar- Breakfast buffet: 08:00 am to 9:30 am- Kettle with Tea & Coffee & Biscuits in all rooms- Check out: 11:00 am- Check in 02:00 pm on- Our restaurant "Bistrot de Venise"- Our Residenza Bistrot de Venise flats- Our 3 star Hotel Antica Locanda al Gambero in St. Mark's area Facilities:- Breakfast for Celiac (Gluten Free)- Library in several languages, dedicated to Venice’s history and art.- Parking, special Garage agreement in Piazzale Roma- 10% discount at TripAadvisor & Michelin Top rated "Bistrot de Venise"- Internet Point: complimentary- Free Internet Wi-Fi: complimentary- I-Pad: complimentary use for our Guests (if available)- Fax service- Classical Music Concerts: schedules and booking- Tourist information of any kind- Tour of Murano glassworks and the Laguna islands, schedules and booking- Baggage room- Paid transfer service on request. Let us lead you to the discovery of Venice’s most secret and hidden spots:- Top secret Venice; an unusual walk with an authorized guide- Exploring Venice by Night; a night walk with an authorized guide- A full day on a "Bragozzo" boat, including lunch on board and various excursions- Discover the vineyards on the Laguna islands with Rebecca- Pescaturismo (recreational fishing) with Burano’s fishermen and Rebecca- Guided eno-gastronomic tours in the Prosecco hills- Introducing Amarone wine: guided oenological tours- Venice’s Cuisine and Historic Wines with Sara (guide –sommelier )- Meet Venice’s last true craftsmen with Valentina and Rebecca- Mysterious Venice: ghosts and legends; a walk with an authorized guide. ... more   less 
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