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Locanda San Barnaba

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Calle Del Traghetto | Dorsoduro 2785, 30123 Venice, Italy
Locanda San Barnaba
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Midhurst
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in 4 hotels in Venice and this is the best by far. Excellent location a few yards from the Ca Rezzonico stop for Alilaguna from VCE. Very good staff, rooms spotless, breakfast VG, bar prices reasonable - cheapest spritz in Venice. Many good restaurants in easy reach of hotel. You can go door to door by water... More 

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Huddersfield, UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay here and it was great again with a real Venetian atmosphere. We stayed in a standard room on the second floor that was comfortable and quiet and handy for the terrace where we enjoyed a nice bottle of prosecco bought from the hotel at a reasonable price. Breakfast was good with excellent coffee. Would recommend... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Locanda San Barnaba for five nights in early April. It was not easy to find a suitable place in Venice for, like central Rome and the Amalfi Coast, Venice is one of the most expensive places in Italy. It is expensive because housing is limited, local transport costly, and tourist demand is overwhelming. Nevertheless, we found... More 

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Munster, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We are a family of 4 with teens and it's hard to find a suitable room for us...this room was very pleasant...2 levels and a nice balcony overlooking the canal. The location was tremendous...I felt as if we were staying in a neighborhood that was both frequented by locals and some tourists. It was just of the Camp San Barnaba... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We've stayed in this hotel about five times over the last ten years or so. it's been consistently friendly, with excellent service, lovely breakfasts, and a most helpful reception desk. If you want a super-modern hotel with all the rooms the same this is not for you. Each room is distinctively large and comfortable, opening off a central first floor... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was a lucky find for us. We prefer not to be right in the thick of it, while at the same time able to get to whatever we want. Here, we were just a stone's throw from a vaporetto stop (though we only used it to get there when we first arrived) and were easily able to walk to... More 

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manila
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

One problem for tourists in Venice is going up and down bridges with luggage. This hotel doesn't have that problem. It is easy to find and no bridges from the stop. Service is very good. The room is not big but price is reasonable for Venice. The neighborhood is great, not in most touristy part so one can see some... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is our third time at this hotel, although the last visit was several years ago. We prefer Venice in the winter so probably have a very different experience to summer visitors. The hotel is in a small palazzo, family run, moderately priced (for Venice) and exceedingly popular, so almost impossible to book during the main season. Cheaper in low... More 

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Key West, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We returned for 7 nights here. This time, instead of the ground floor room, which was too dark for us, we stayed one night in a superior room on the 2nd floor and 6 nights in a double (Il Campiello) on the 3rd floor. If stairs are a problem for you this is not the place for you. There are... More 

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Rockledge, Florida
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140 reviews 140 reviews
19 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We had a wonderful stay here. The staff are just the friendliest, and their English is great. It's in a great location, less than a minute walk from a vaporetto stop! Beautiful rooms and delicious breakfast. I would recommend this to anyone.

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