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Oltre Il Giardino

#9 of 384 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
San Polo 2542 | Fondamenta Contarini, 30125 Venice, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel in july for 4 nights ! This charming little B&B is located in San Polo - not very touristy yet conveniently located ! Closer to Realto bridge than to San Marco Plaza - but I had a great time walking the little alley way - a great way to explore Venice on foot ! If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a boutique hotel which appears to have been a large family home at one point which has been converted into a small hotel. It is stil furnished with antique furniture and paintings, presumably from the old family home, which adds charm. We had a spacious room and the bathroom was great - tub, shower, spacious, and in contemporary... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

In June 2015 we stayed for 6 nights in the OdG. It is between a hotel and a B&B. Only 6 rooms, so very personal. The situation is quiet and also easy to reach from the Piazzale Roma, where the bus stops from the airport. When it is dark at night the small streets in Venice are less easy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I echo all the comments made by other reviewers. This gem of a hotel cannot be faulted. It is an oasis of calm. Quiet as a monastery, with its beautiful sanctuary of a garden, convenient location and delightful, helpful staff. Excellent breakfast too! We'll be back.

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Sharon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a fabulous small boutique hotel tucked away from the crowds near the Scuola San Rocco. The neighborhood was full of young families and very few tourists. We were in the garden suite which was very large and nicely appointed on a quiet canal. The service was excellent as was the breakfast. I would highly recommend this beautiful hotel.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Really outstanding stay. We went to Venice to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and chose Oltre Il Giardino because of it's romantic reputation. We were not disappointed. Absolutely fantastic place - very comfortable and lovely setting. We had a suite in the annexe; which was great with views onto the little canal next to the hotel. Lorenzo and the team... More 

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Brighton, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stayed here for four nights last week, as a treat for my partner's 50th. Did a lot of research and so glad we picked Oltre il Giardino. The best aspects, the wonderful service, the central location yet away from the crowds. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had such a lovely stay here over the weekend, it could not have been nicer. The staff were so helpful and friendly going that extra mile. The hotel is in a great area of Venice, walking distance to everything. It was also very quiet at night. Our room was beautiful with plenty of space and extremely clean. Thank you... More 

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed at this small hotel for four nights in early November and it truly was perfect. The beds are fantastic, location peaceful and yet highly accessible to all the sights and the decor understated elegance. Couple this with a warm, welcoming and well informed staff, you have a perfect stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I can only agree with what others have said about this hotel - it is a very special place and a perfect reflection of the wonderfully romantic and beautiful city of Venice. The fact that we were there with 4 kids and still felt that the hotel was romantic says alot! We would definitely return to this hotel if we... More 

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Staying in San Polo

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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