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Oltre Il Giardino

San Polo 2542 | Fondamenta Contarini, 30125 Venice, Italy (San Polo)
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Oltre Il Giardino
Ranked #8 of 382 hotels in Venice
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oltre Il Giardino--once the private home of Alma Mahler, widow of composer Gustav Mahler--is quiet, gracious, and timeless. The property sits right at the edge of a canal, so you can take a private water taxi to the front door. It's also a 15 minute walk from the train station, with a good map. And the continental buffet breakfast was... More

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New York City
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First let me say that we are giving Oltre Il Giardino a 4-rating because many folks believe that 5 means a "5-star resort", this is not…it is a bed & breakfast, so travelers should not be confused that this is a 5-star hotel It is a 6-room home, that gives you such a wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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88 reviews 88 reviews
17 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming to hotel in February for the past 3 years. It is a real treasure, off of the beaten track. Rooms are large and comfortable and reasonably priced for Venice, with a good breakfast included. Hotel staff is super friendly and always ready to help. Location is absolutely marvelous as its the right balance between being close enough... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Beautiful hotel! Lovely people! We stayed for two nights and got upgraded to a suite which was a fantastic start! Not only that but the staff were lovely and the breakfast served in the garden was delicious would 100% recommend and definitely go back!

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I recently stayed at this B&B for just over a week. I had a suite (last room left at the time I booked) that was on the second floor and overlooked the garden (although the hotel is located along a small canal, I was told that none of the rooms had a water view). My room was the turquoise/turchese room... More

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Los Angeles
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This was the perfect place to retreat to after a hard day of pavements, dodging tourists and eating way too much food. Our host and helper Lorenzo was most courteous and our afternoon teas, spritz and book reading in the lounge gave this poor girl from LA a wonderful feeling of my own home away from home. The decor, breakfast,... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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115 reviews 115 reviews
38 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I am not sure whether this last trip was our 6th or 7th extended stay, but, as always our stay was perfect in every way. We can't say enough about the professional and courteous staff, the perfect location - can walk to almost any part of Venice (and the train station) if so inclined. Looking forward to our September stay.... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We loved this hotel although it wasn't exactly what we'd expected from the reviews. I think we'd expected something grander and it was more like a very exclusive B & B. The staff were fantastic - very welcoming but didn't impose on you at all - they were there if you needed them but didn't crowd you. This is the... More

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San Francisco, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My partner and I have traveled all across the United States, plus Brazil, Argentina and nearly all the major European capitals. But this hotel was the best of all. I'd go back to Venice just to stay there. Oltre il Giardino is in an old palazzo, but it's been beautifully renovated inside. Our room was very spacious by even U.S.... More

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Oakland, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I am so glad that they had a room available for us at this 6-room gem in this quiet but convenient area of Venice. It was evident that much of their business was from repeat customers. Our suite was not luxurious (though the bathroom was), but there were many windows and much more light and air than one expects in... More

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Address: San Polo 2542 | Fondamenta Contarini, 30125 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Polo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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