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Hotel Scandinavia

Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Castello 5240, 30100 Venice, Italy
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Ranked #165 of 384 Hotels in Venice
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here in March 2015 for 3 nights. Excellent location, close to Rialto, San Marco and all the other tourist sights. Breakfast was basic but plentiful and they were even able to offer me gluten free bread and cakes (booked in advance). Our room was comfortable and the decor amazing.The building is very old and has a few idiosyncrasies! Our... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is really good, well situated, and receptionist absolutely adorable. Nice room, very clean. If you ask, you can have a nice view, too ! I really recommand. You are at 10 min from San Marco, and very close to other nice places to visit and go out !

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

save yourself some headaches and book this friendly, honest, and clean hotel, situated on a beautiful plaza in center Venice. there are, unfortunately, many dishonest b&b's and hosts in Venice and it's crucial that travelers post reviews and alert fellow travelers of scams as well as honest places. this is a profoundly honest place and that alone should earn it... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made reservations at Residenza Laguna, who is reported to over-book and then dump their guests at "sister hotels" after charging guests' credit cards. The hotel appeared very old and run down; no elevator; minimal breakfast, view onto a roof of wires and gutters; the bed was akin to sleeping on a board with bedding one might have seen 50 years... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here with our ten year old granddaughter in early April '15. The staff were just amazing. Couldn't do enough for us. Also gave us good information and help in making our holiday special. The room (no 4) was comfortable and very clean. Being at the back of the building was actually an advantage as it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A charming old hotel in a handy location for exploring the whole of Venice. nearby to restaurants piazza san marco. A great advantage for longer term travellers is the little laundry located in the side street next to the hotel. The people who run it have little English but they do a good job at a reasonable price. Breakfast at... More 

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Chichester
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a package via BA, the reviews for the hotel were good so we gave it a go. The staff at the hotel were all very helpful, showed us places to go as a walking tour and even pointed us in the right direction for a good restaurant. The room was fine, comfy bed, bathroom a little on the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great location close to St. marks square, 3 floors no elevator. Breakfast was croissants, yogurts and cappuccino. Do not expect eggs or ham for breakfast. Good customer service helpful staff. Comfortable beds. Overall good value. Close to many restaurants and gondolas.

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Cala D`Or
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

2nd visit to this hotel still excellent, friendly & helpful staff,very clean, close to St marks square,rialto bridge and the boat stop for Murano & Burano. Great restaurants & shops close by. If you want a traditional Italian family run hotel I would highly recommend this one.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stayed here with our family for a few days at the end of our Italian tour. The location was fabulous, close to everything we needed and just a short walk from Piazza San Marco. The service was incredible, helping draw out a walking tour and making arrangements for a water taxi to pick us up at 3:00 am. It... More 

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Staying in Castello

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Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.

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