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Hotel Galleria

#117 of 384 Hotels in Venice
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Dorsoduro 878 / A | Accademia Bridge, 30132 Venice, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Just ten rooms in a characterful old hotel right on the Grand Canal by the Accademia Bridge - excellent location for exploring Venice on foot or from adjacent vaporetto and gondola stops, in the lovely (not too touristy) Dusoduro sestriere close to local bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. Friendly and helpful service from the owners and Albert the night watchman.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Hotel galleria is located on the side of the Accademia of Venice, in the South East part of the city. It is very well connected both on a boat and a road level both to San Marco and the city station (ferrovia). The personnel was very kind, attentive and social and brought us breakfast every morning in the room in... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a great little hotel. The staff were courteous, helpful with figuring out the wifi password (which seemed to be 4,000 random numbers), and it was well-situated near the Accademia Bridge, right be a vaporetto stop. The highlight, however, was the breakfast: perfect amount of food and coffee for loading up in the morning for a day of getting... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a great little boutique hotel next to the Galleria Academia and the Grand Canal. It's not posh but it is charming, quirky and the staff were very welcoming with great tips about local restaurants. It was a wonderful surprise to be served breakfast in your room on a traditional silver tea service. The best fresh warm croissants I've... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Try this hotel to feel like a local Venetians. Fantastic view of Grand Canal by your window. The breakfast served was marvelous. The room is small but the location is great. You can just take a gondola ride just outside the hotel next to Academia bridge.

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Hudson Valley (NY)
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Charming, Quirky, Right on the Grand Canal You know who you are. If you think you might like a charming, quirky, somewhat down-in-the-heel hotel in a superb location directly on the Grand Canal, with a lovely breakfast served in your room, friendly owners and a low price, this is the hotel for you. It’s in an easy-to-walk neighborhood—just steps from... More 

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Flemington, NJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My wife and I recently spent a night at the Galleria. We chose the hotel based on favorable reviews in Tripadvisor and it's reasonable (for Venice) price per night. Other reviews have preferred to the hotel as small and charming. We would choose the words run down and decrepit. Our room (8) was supposed to be one of the largest... More 

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galleria, Proprietario at Hotel Galleria, responded to this review

Interesting review sir, we think that it's clear that the Galleria is a one star hotel but sometimes we realize that for some people it's not. You have been a bit too negative, too easy for us say that the day before some other guest said that the mattresses were perfect. Interesting the climbing thing, never heard in 20 years…... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Dorsoduro is a great place to stay in Venice. Hotel Galleria is right on the Grand Canal, for a nice view and easy access to Academia and charming areas to walk, dine and shop. I would definitely recommend this area over the crowded tourist San Marco area. Breakfast was delicious. Room was small, but met our needs. Staff is friendly... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
27 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I, too, found this little gem through Rick Steve's guide. It was a wonderful stay. Traveling solo, I enjoyed having a small but quaint room with large windows that opened directly on to the Grand Canal with a view of Accademia bridge and the museum! The owners and their staff were wonderful. The shared bathroom for my single was down... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a quick 2 night stay in September. Outstanding location. Walked to many sites with ease. Purchased a vaporetto pass and enjoyed proximity to the stop. Breakfast was prompt and good. Had the room with private bath and breakfast nook overlooking the grand canal. Room was small but larger than expected from photos. Would definitely stay here again.

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