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Hotel Alex

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2606, S. Polo, 30124 Venice, Italy (San Polo)
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Ranked #299 of 383 Hotels in Venice
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Venice for a weekend with my boyfriend, we were just gonna stay one night in Venice, had a low budget, and decided to go to this 1 star hotel (hostel) for 90 Eur /night. I expected little, but we were still surprised upon arrival. The hostel has an excellent location, close to everything 10 min walk. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Hotel Alex has taught me a valuable lesson, .... heed bad reviews! Hotel Alex is filthy, noisy, unkept and bears little resemblance to the photos. The owner is superficially friendly, smiling all the way to the bank, this hotel is mosquito ridden and the one shared shower for two floors of guests was COLD and growing lots of mould. This... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

When we first got to the hotel we thought it was rather good. The old lady that owns the place was cute and the hotel was easy to find from the train station. The room was small and the beds were horrible, but for the price we paid we figured it was okey. But then after the first night I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. Absolutely enjoyed the wonderful service which is the last thing you'd expect in Europe. Velia, the owner, was very attentive to our needs. Breakfast is serve between 8a-9:30a but since we had to leave early for our flight to Paris, we asked if we could have breakfast @ 7:30a. Sure enough, she had our... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Yes, we can say the quality (as in lumpiness) and antiquity of the pillows was an unpleasant distraction and concern. Maybe you could put some meat into the breakfast, as we had got used to enjoying this part of a European brekkie. On the positive side, the hotel has a lot of character, and the hosts are gracious, and a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We chose Hotel Alex because of its proximity to many of the sites around Venice. We were expecting the room to be very ordinary but were pleasantly surprised when we opened the door. The room was more spacious than many higher rated hotels we had stayed in. The private bathroom was adequate and there was more than enough room for... More

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Dana Point, Ca.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

As this was our first trip to Venice, Hotel Alex is not easy to find. I finally called and a nice lady met us around the corner and we followed her to the entrance. By then it was getting late and we just wanted a place to rest. She offered us a double (two twins put together) room and shared... More

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victoria
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22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Good location between the train station and the Rialto, around the corner from the Frari Church [worth a visit]. Clean simple rooms with and without bath. Friendly owners. No elevator but for those willing to take the stairs, some rooms come with a terrace overlooking the street. Small grocery store/deli across the street for self caterers. Continental breakfast included. Off... More

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7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I stayed at hotel Alex for only one day but had a great experience and would definitely go back. It is situated at a great location, near the rialto bridge and piazza S .Marco. It is at a walking distance from the train station so the use of the expensive vaporetto is not needed to get to the hotel as... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I will start with the few positives; the breakfast was great (rolls, croissants, yoghurt, and tea/coffee/hot chocolate), and the lady running it was very friendly. Unfortunately the negatives well and truly outweighed the positives. Our room had bedbugs, the shower is absolutely tiny and had a lot of mould in it. We also had an issue with the key once... More

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Address: 2606, S. Polo, 30124 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Polo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Alex 1*
Number of rooms: 11
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