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Ca Formosa

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Castello 4857, 30122 Venice, Italy (Castello)
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Ranked #307 of 420 Venice B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

My wife and I just returned from a trip to Italy and our first stop was in Venice. Our trip included a visit to the major cities in Italy and two of those nights would be in Venice. We booked this hotel based on it's proximity to local water transportation and to the San Marco Piazza which undoubtedly is the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and paid 90 pound per night Nothing worked in the room the t.v etc the room.was damp.along with the breakfast the service was terrible and to top it off they took our payment twice and wont refund the money dont stay here or if you do remember this review because belive me this hotel... More

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Roskilde, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

very nice hotel with a big room and toilet. There isn´t a lift and the rooms is on the third floor. NIce breakfast with hot bread and nice coffee. Its difficult to find so just ask to find it. Its close to the Rialtobridge and the Markus place

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

My husband and I stayed here last month and had a nice time. It can get slightly tricky to find the place but if you have a map in your phone then you should be good to go. Do ask a couple of shopkeepers on your way to confirm the location. We reached the hotel in the evening and found... More

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Belluno, Italy
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104 reviews 104 reviews
44 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

After being so many times in Venice I think to have some experience regarding accomodations. I was a little bit scary by reading some negative reviews about this place and I decided to give a try. First of all when you choose to stay in a "locanda" ( I mean in a real locanda, not in a hotel called locanda... More

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The room was an excellent size with air conditioning and an excellent bed, and it had a large private washroom. Other than that it would be tough to call it a hotel. It was four stories up small winding staircases, there was no one at the reception desk and the cleaning staff actually checked us in, the only wireless internet... More

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Moscow, Russia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Only reason we stayed in Ca Formosa was budget limitation - we were booking quite late for the Carnival weekend, and didn't really have much choice... So, we didn't get a real value for money - location 4 of 5 just because of relative proximity to Main Sq., breakfast very basic, no private shower, almost no heating (which for Feb... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I reread some of the other reviews and understand why some people might not have given good reviews. But get a life here, we are talking about Venice...expensive, beautiful, easy to get lost in all those little streets yes. Was the hotel hard to find? Yes. Were there lots of steps? Yes (find a hotel in Venice that does NOT... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

My biggest peeve with this hotel is the deceptive (not to say OUTRIGHT LYING) description. Firstly, we booked a King size bed room and got a tiny double. Secondly, the description says wi-fi is available and complimentary. This is an outright lie. There's no wi-fi at Ca Formosa. The owners offered us to go to their other property in order... More

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6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

My girlfriend and I had booked Ca Formosa but we ended up having to stay in the attic at Ca Malipiero around the corner. We had booked the 'economy room' here and ended up with the attic in their sister hotel. Read my Ca Malipiero review for the story there since that was the actual hotel we stayed in. I'd... More

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Address: Castello 4857, 30122 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Castello
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ca Formosa 3*
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