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Venice Academy

Calle Corner o del Magazen, Sestiere San Marco, 3389, 30124 Venice, Italy (San Marco)
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Ranked #89 of 159 Specialty lodging in Venice
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I searched for cheapish accommodation in Venice for days on end only to read horrific reviews of other places. We stumbled across this one through bookings.com, the reviews said it was hard to find and that it was dirty but they must be kidding themselves. Literally took us 3min from the water station (S.Samuel) to find it.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Venice Academy for two nights for the 18th and 19th of August. Our train arrived in Venice at around midnight and after about an hour getting pretty lost trying to find the place (it is very hard to find as precious reviews have mentioned) we turned up at a dark door down an alleyway with no signage.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Super differcult to find but once you get there its rather nice. Very expensive for what it is but the room is very spacious and the bathroom facilities are really good. Staff are very non existence and you have to pay extra for bed sheets which don't include a towel. However venice is hard to navigate anyway. Its placed in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

They charged extra 8? for city taxes and bed sheets (not mentioned on their page) and the total price is pretty high for a hostal. The whole place is nice: beds, location, restrooms and the posibility of using the kitchen might help you save some euros. But still expensive for what you get.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

A friend and I stayed at the Academy for 3 nights in April 2013 - we were very pleasantly surprised by the friendly welcome - it is quite a small hostel but there is a kitchen for those who want to cook during their stay and the bathrooms are very clean. The location is excellent - an easy walk to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The staff here were quite helpful, one even asking if we would like him to take us out which was very nice as being a group of four travellers we found it hard to find places to go out. It was in a very good location if you are getting around by foot. The bedrooms were very big and the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

The Academy is a small and beautifully designed hostel. The location - very near to St Mark's Basilica, the Guggenheim and other main attractions - was perfect. The rest, however, was not so great. I stayed there at the end of November, and I was the ONLY guest. Hot water ran out at one point, the internet was faulty, they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

i stayed at the Venice academy and i enjoyed the location, the staff and the fellow travellers i met. very clean, very easy going and a little bit artsy ( nice paintings on the walls ), i would definetely come back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

This place is really nice, cozy and close to everything. Pleasant decore and atmosphere. Clean. Staff really helpfull.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

My experience with "The Academy" was totally horrible. First of all, at the check in, I was informed by the receptionist that the hotel is over booked and there is no place for me to stay and they arranged for me to stay at another hostel which is like 20 mins far away by walking. When I complained about this... More

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Address: Calle Corner o del Magazen, Sestiere San Marco, 3389, 30124 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
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