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Hotel San Salvador

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via San Marco 5264, 30124 Venice, Italy (San Marco)
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Ranked #113 of 381 hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ambra and Stephania make this hotel a wonderful place to stay. Yes the rooms are small and there are some stairs, but the service they provide is absolutely fantastic- and that deserves a 5 star rating. The girls are so entertaining and helpful, recommended places to eat and where to go at certain times. Their recommendations were definitely spot on-... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I stayed with some friends in Hotel San Salvador for two nights. We arrived via the night train early in the morning and were able to store our bags at the hotel until our 1 o'clock check in time. The two sisters who run the hotel are fantastic! So friendly and knowledgeable about the city, and as soon as we... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights on the first stop of our trip to Italy. The location is great, very close to the Rialto. Even after travelling overnight and losing our luggage on one of our flights, we did not have any difficulty finding the hotel. Staff were very welcoming and offered to keep our bags when they arrived so... More

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Phoenix, AZ
18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

My husband and I were in Venice for 2 whole days, but only stayed overnight. When we arrived, early on a Monday morning, Stephania at the front desk told us our room would be ready very shortly, and gave us a detailed map of the city and her personal recommendations. When we returned to the hotel a few hours later,... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

First of all, let me mention that Venice is an obscenely expensive city, where the people seem to live in a bubble where their concept of value for money (if any) is very different from the rest of the world. That being said, Hotel San Salvador is an absolute mirage in such a place. The location is FANTASTIC, and just... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Got what we paid for - a clean room in a great location. It's basic and functional but we knew that when we booked. The bed was very comfortable. I also agree with the other reviews the receptionist is possibly the nicest and friendliest receptionist I've ever come across.

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Vancouver, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 3 days in October. Our room was clean and comfortable, with little 'touches' to remind you that you were in Venice. We opted for a room with a private bathroom. The room was quiet at night, yet we were a very short distance from the Rialto bridge and a short walk to many... More

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Maidstone, Uk
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23 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Meeting relatives in Venice, we simply booked the same hotel they had chosen but we were absolutely delighted. We have been to the city many times and were pleased to find that the San Salvador was so close to the Rialto - easy to reach and easy to find. We came in on the Alilaguna vaporetto, straight from Marco Polo... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

You receive the warmest of welcomes when you arrive at this absolute GEM of a hotel. Clean, comfortable rooms, friendly warm service and 2 minutes from the Rialto Bridge in a prime shopping area. San Marco is a 10 minute walk away along with all the Historical sights assosiated with the area. We stayed in the annex which is just... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

We selected this hotel based on reviews on trip advisor. After a short water bus trip to Rialto bridge we easily found the hotel entrance thanks to the handy directions printed off the internet. The entrance stairs are a challenge however once we reached the top with our 2 large cases we were greeted by the nicest person we have... More

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Also Known As:
San Salvador Hotel
San Salvador Venice
Address: Via San Marco 5264, 30124 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#103 Family Hotel in Venice
#170 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel San Salvador 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel San Salvador is a small 2 stars hotel, located in a small alley 1 minute by feet from the Rialto Bridge. All rooms are quite small, but nicely decorated. San Marco Square is 5/10 minutes by feet. ... more   less 
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