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Dorsoduro calle cortelogo, 1420 E, Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
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Ranked #10 of 153 Specialty lodging in Venice
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Key Largo, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is an amazing hostel! It is very clean and smaller. It is quite easy to find as long as you take a water taxi. The staff was extremely helpful and kind! It has a beautiful location and gives a bit of a break from insanely busy part of Venice. I loved my time in this hostel!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Staying at Silk Road is more like staying at a hotel but you share the room with other people. The room I shared was very spacious, clean and light and airy. The beds were clean and comfortable and there was a place to lock up valuables. There is a clean fully equipped kitchen and a fairly extensive breakfast included. Bathrooms... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

If you would rather avoid hostels because you hate bunk beds and room mates that return late a night from a party: opt for the Silk Road. The hostel is small, clean and beds are comfortable. Maybe they could find a better solution for the lockers than handing out a chain and a pad lock, but as the hostel is... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The location was lovely, right on the waterfront, though it took us a long time to find it. We know now that the easiest way is to get on the number 2 water bus and get off at S.Basilio. Don't attempt to walk. We got lost even when we knew where it was. Alex, the owner, was extremely helpful and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Even though we only got to stay at Silk Road for one night, the hosts and the place were so lovely! Would highly recommend! The room (private double with shared bathroom) was really lovely, and although noise from the avenues below travelled up between the buildings, this couldn't be helped. The free breakfast in the morning was also really delicious... More

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Marseille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I stayed here for two nights and had a great time. Alex, the host, was incredibly friendly. He took some of the guests and I on a short photo tour around the area one afternoon then even made us dinner in the evening. The location is very convenient, just a short water taxi ride from the bus terminal, and there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This hostel is in a great position to explore Venice and only 15min walk to the train station. Very clean and tidy. The owner Alex was really helpful and made me feel very welcome. Delicious breakfast and coffee in the morning. I would highly recommend this hostel; I can't wait to return to Venice. The best hostel I stayed in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Now i am starting at hostel and its amazing for this price, so clean and the receptionist is so kind person. When i visit to venice next time, i will stay here again. Also you can cook in the kitchen what you want. There are so many stuffs.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I stayed in a 4 bed female room. I was super excited that the twin beds were not bunk beds. We each got a cupboard to lock up our things with a small chain and padlock. We had a view over the canal from our bedroom window.The bedroom itself was not locked. We got the padlock key and a key... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

My first visit to Venice and I was looking for somewhere clean and reasonably priced. This place fitted the bill perfectly. I read all the reviews before booking and thought they sounded a bit too good to be true. They turned out to be accurate. Alex works hard to make the place welcoming and I would have no hesitation in... More

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Address: Dorsoduro calle cortelogo, 1420 E, Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro
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