This hotel is not only in a good location in terms of the sights - Rialto Bridge approx. 5 mins., St Mark's Square approx. 10 mins, island of Murano 1 stop on water transport, shops and restaurants (Strada Nova) 2/3 mins., water transport stops 5 mins. but also in a good location in terms of getting to and from the airport. It did not occur to us to think about that so much when we booked but the number of stops via water transport can make quite a difference. Our flight back was 11.35 which meant we needed to be at the breakfast room for opening at 07.30, a very quick bite to eat and away. If we'd been any further around the system, this could have been a problem. The hotel itself doesn't look much from the outside but is in keeping with Venitian buildings and is very nicely decorated on the inside. Room was comfy and clean, staff polite. They have a pillow menu (recommend the goose down). A big plus with this hotel are the complimentary tea/ coffee/ biscuits/ crisps/ nuts / prosecco in the breakfast room from around 14.00 onwards. This doesn't sound like much until you see how much a cup of coffee can cost outside - generally outrageous - and there are standing up as well as sitting down prices!!! This hotel does not have much in the way of facilities but they are not needed as you will be out all day and there are endless (expensive) restaurants and shops just around the corner and within Venice generally. Would happily recommend this hotel.