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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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Munster, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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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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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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129 reviews 129 reviews
16 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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Hobart, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

After previous visits to Venice, we resolved to not stay near the Rialto, and not struggle with luggage over bridges or on crowded vaporetti. This time, and worth the expense, a water taxi took us from Piazzale Roma to the water door of this traditional Venetian house now converted to a hotel, but still run by the original family. Rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The hotel is conveniently close to the vaporetto landing stage of Ca'Rezzonico (approx 50 yards), tucked away in a quiet street. Beautiful interiors, and exceptionally warm welcome from the staff, who speak excellent English and will help with any queries. Although our Classic room was quite dimly lit, and the shower was rather unpredictable (ie from hot to cold without... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Beautiful, clean, quiet hotel in an excellent location 30 seconds from a vaporetto stop on the Grand Canal. Frescoes in the lovely sitting room and beautiful garden as well as a balcony we took great photos from. Helpful staff with good recommendations for restaurants. Love that their back door is a little dock!

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