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Domus Cavanis

Dorsoduro 896, 30123 Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
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Ranked #297 of 382 hotels in Venice
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Went on a cruise that started in Venice so we stayed here the night before. As we had very limited time here we wanted something budget-friendly yet centrally located. The building is unmarked from the outside so you have to check in across the street at their partner hotel, Belle Arti. The breakfast is included (and very tasty) which is... More

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Townsville, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

The location was great but we had issues with lack of aircon in scorching heat, no hot shower and poor breakfast. staff was ok but not very helful about anything, not even knowing how we could best get to the main train station.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

To go to the hotel you can take a waterbus and get off at Acedemia stop then take the road on your left. It's only 100 metres and you should see Belle Arti on your right. Domus Cavanis itself is in a building with no sign. There's no staff at the building so you have to go to Bell Arti... More

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Essex
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The Room was relatively clean, we had very low expectations given the £100 per night price tag. The reason we made allowances was location and budget. Hotel reception staff were unhelpful and were unhappy to assist. The only saving grace was the room was clean and the location was perfect.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

In short Manager asked us to leave the hotel "You do not pay anything, no breakfast for you, leave now" Location is very good although it was hard to find. This hotel is under Belle Arti(3 star) which is located just across the street. its like their cheaper version. Room was clean. Breakfast was not worth. Horrible experience was with... More

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Modena, Italy
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17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Unless you read the letter box on the door, you won't identify this from the outside: no hotel sign, nothing. Anyway this seems to be working with Hotel Belle Arti a few meters down on the other side of the nicely tree-lined street, from where you check in for this place and obtain your key, and have breakfast (plentiful breads,... More

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Herndon, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

First of all, there's no sign indicating that this is the place. My Google map told me that it is one or two buildings from Hotel Belle Arti, lack of any external visible sign made it impossible to locate it. It was drizzling when I got off the boat and it made it that much more problematic. Finally, on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

I visited Venice in May 2012 with a close girlfriend and we booked Domus Cavanis for two nights. We found the hotel to be perfect for what we needed. The price just can't be beaten - all hotels in Venice are quite expensive but Domus Cavanis was very reasonable and as long as you don't expect it to be more... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Toilet had a huge whole in it, had to reach into tank to flush. BLOOD on walls, shower was filled with mold, staff was the rudest I ever encountered. They were very mad at us when we checked in because we came around 11pm which must have been past the man's bedtime. When we complained about the room issues all... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

We were on a budget but wanted to have the experience of living in Venice close to canals and within walking distance of St Mark's Square. After a lot of research I found this hotel...so glad I did! All we wanted were quiet comfortable clean warm rooms (we came in February) with plenty of hot water and a good shower...and... More

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Address: Dorsoduro 896, 30123 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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