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Archie's House

Cannaregio 1814/B | Rio Terrà San Leonardo, 30121 Venice, Italy (Cannaregio)
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Archie's House
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't usually make a habit of writing negative reviews but I think the general public need to bed warned about this accommodation. We stayed four days and the one bathroom that is shared between the WHOLE fully booked hostel wasn't cleaned once. I informed a member of staff that there had been blood in the bottom of the toilet... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This is a totally run-down place in need of serious maintenance and proper renovation. The walls are shabby, stairs gloomy, bathrooms unclean. And, also they don't have a kitchen; all they've is a microwave and paper plates and plastic cutlery. However, Archie (the owner) and his folks are nice and friendly, but that alone doesn't offset the price they charge.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

It's a bit rough round the edges but we absolutely loved staying here, the staff/Archie's family who run it are unbelievably friendly and accommodating, the house is decorated with a shabby charm. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to feel safe and welcome, and likes ping pong! Unfortunately there isn't many kitchen facilities and maybe that could be... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Luckily we only stayed 1 night in this place and that was out of sheer desperation due to every hostel in the city being fully booked. Only 1 member of staff, whilst he was nice, seemed incapable of managing the whole place by himself. The fact that there's only 1 filthy shower for the entire place is a joke, and... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

I was there a week ago and I can say my room was clean. The rest of the hostal was tidy and I think that it's one of the reason it seems cleanliness. Archie and his son are very nice people and helpful.If you don't have to live there and only stay for some nights,it's an hostal with a good... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011 via mobile

bathrooms look like they havent been cleaned in years, dust everywhere.. No kitchen, had to pay extra for a hot shower! No backpacker vibe either, this place needs a major makeover! Good location but kept walking past a diff hostel wishing I'd chosen that one instead!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

Archies house is positioned on venice island off one of the main streets with resaurants bars etc. Archie himself and his son are nice and will happily help you with any questions or anything you need. The only downside is maybe the overall cleanliness, our room had dirty blankets and walls and the hostel had an overall shabby feel. But... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

Twice now Ive been in Venice and when i get there the list of accomodations they give you at the info center is so difficult to read. So the first time on my way to check one place out I saw a sign that said rooms. The rest is history, its run by a father and son, who are very... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

I had my doubts from reading the reviews of this hostel on tripadvisor, as I was on a tight "student" budget I decided a bed is a bed at the end of the day and being the cheapest accommodation in Venice, I went ahead and booked a three night stay 11th Dec 2010-14th Dec 2010. The location is ideal, directly... More

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Timisoara
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

If you are a budget traveler and you don't want to spend to much money then Archie's House is a relatively cheap and easy alternative, the hostel is near the train station, and very easy to get to. But .....the rooms a a bit dirty the place smells a bit of old furniture and age old dust and the kitchen... More

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Address: Cannaregio 1814/B | Rio Terrà San Leonardo, 30121 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Cannaregio
Also Known As:
Archie`s House Hotel Venice

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