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Ca' Fontanea

#89 of 384 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Cannaregio 786 | Campiello de le Beccarie, 30100 Venice, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this through booking.com whilst on our honeymoon at a very affordable price. It looked picturesque and authentically Venetian. We were pleasantly surprised that it lived up to the pictures and especially pleased when we were upgraded to the honeymoon suit with a complimentary bottle of Champagne. The honeymoon suit was equipt with a kitchen and laundry facilities. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location in a beautiful quiet less 'touristy' part of venice so less crowds etc. 5 mins walk from a number of restaurants and the vaperetto stop. We arrived and it turned out there was a mistake with our booking therefore our room wasn't ready however the hosts were accommodating and helpful by letting us store our things and getting... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we booked this stay, the manager Luciano emailed us immediately with very explicit directions in order for us to locate the establishment with ease upon our arrival in Venice. We were welcomed by Luciano and immediately offered a map of the area. Located in the residential area of Crea, this allowed us to mingle with the locals away from... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Booked for two nights and really enjoyed the location away from the buzz! Luciano was a great as was the girls who were very accommodating given my husband had suffered some nerve damage to his neck prior to arriving in Venice. Room was very clean and comfortable. We were given some recommendations for eating and the restaurant turned out to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We booked this hotel through a travel website. The team at Ca fontanea responded promptly to our queries over the mail. They also provided a detailed map n directions to reach the hotel which was very helpful. The hotel is located away from the crowded part of Venice. It took us about 45 mins to walk to grand canal. There... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

PROs: ROOMS: Large rooms for Europe, and especially for Venice. Adequate Bathroom space, good hot water, good cooling (once the proprietor enabled it). LOCATION: In a real neighborhood of real Venetians, off the tourist path, with nice neighborhood bars and restaurants and 3 relatively close vaporetti stops. Still, only a 10 minute walk to the main tourist drag between the... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Ca' Fontanea is an excellent comfortable, no-frills guest house. The bed, linen, towels and bathroom were all of a high standard and the entire place was as clean as a new pin. The location is a 3-5 min walk of the main pedestrian areas of Venice which makes it perfect for easy access but ensures a restful night's sleep. Breakfast... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This hotel and its very friendly atmosphere were a major reason why we enjoyed our stay in Venice very much. Ca' Fontanea is located in a very quiet neighborhood. At the same time, the hotel is within walking distance from some nice restaurants as well as the train station and Piazzale Roma. The rooms are spacious, clean, and cozy -... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My review is a bit biased because we booked, and paid for, a standard double room, but due to a pipe burst we were moved into their apartment room instead. The apartment was amazing! Romantic wood beam ceiling and white linens on a comfy bed. Kitchen which allowed us to prepare our own breakfasts and happy hour each day to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Ca Fontanea was perfect for our Venice stay. It was easy to take a water bus into the more sight seeing parts of town as this is a more northwest or western part of Venice but it doesn't really matter unless you want to be right in the middle of everything which we did not. Lucio did me a giant... More 

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Staying in Cannaregio

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Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighborhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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