We stayed here for four nights......finding it through the British Airways web site.The hotel itself is in an amazing position for seeing all the sights in Venice.....a few hundred yards from St Marks Square and the Doge's Palace,about 5 mins walk fro the Rialto Bridge and right in the middle of the shops and restaurants.They only do bed and breakfast....breakfast the usual continental....good coffee,croissants and other pastries,cheese,ham salami,yoghurts,preserves and breads,and there is a mini bar in the room for cold drinks(not at rip-off prices either)However,we wanted a coffee when we came in late on evening and bought one at the kiosk opposite the hotel and my husband was told in no uncertain terms that no food or drink bought outside was allowed in the hotel,even though there isn't room service available.Bit of a cheek we thought and others were doing the same thing.....if they don't want people doing that,then they should do room service.
It is classed as a three star hotel,probably because there is a 'phone in the room,plus a mini-bar and air conditioning(essential in the summer) and a 'bath' as well as a shower.Our bathroom was small to say the least.....the 'bath' was a type of hip bath that you squatted in(no room to sit down properly) with a slope...you had to stand in the plug end of it to have a shower and stretch over the loo to actually get in(no handles on the wall).When you sat on the loo you could put your forehead on the wall opposite ...the room was only about 6feet by 3ft 6inches maximum,but having said all that it was very clean,and tons of very hot water.The bed was large and comfortable.Quiet at night......friends of ours had a room facing the alleyway with the shops and said that it was quite noisy,so the room is quite important.(their bathroom was bigger and so was the room)
Altogether it was a very convenient hotel,and we would recommend it for a short beak.
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