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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in a lovely old building full of marble and antiques. Including the plumbing and hot water system must be at least a few hundred years old. Not enough water pressure for a shower and it took two hours to fill the bathtub. The rooms are quite small and inadequately appointed, with hard beds and an odor that cannot be... More 

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ateneo is an old fashioned, traditional hotel which is perfectly situated; it is a mere 10 minutes walk from both St Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the rooms were spotlessly clean. A continental breakfast is also included in the price which provided a good choice and was fresh and plentiful (and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights in this hotel. Gentlemen at front desk on arrival was helpful. Room was small but enuff room for a family. One issue was no lift but its an old venetian building. Our room looked out to the little courtyard. Breakfast was ok not alot of choice and a bit squeezy. Could do with an update of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Just spent a day here before catching a cruise. I try and give everyone the benefit of the doubt. Weigh out the pros and cons. Put myself in their shoes. But there was one staff member that was so RUDE that the hotel deserves a bad review. I want to make sure I justly review this... Front desk staff at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed in Hotel Ateneo for one night in June and it was just perfect. The rooms are quite small, but very romantic and decorated beautifully. Breakfast in the morning was great with a wide selection of food. The hotel is near several major attractions, so it suited us well. We would definitely return if we were in Venice in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We stayed at the Hotel Ateneo for 3 nights and overall were extremely pleased. The hotel is quite small and boutiquey but the rooms are beautifully decorated with aircon, a safe & a fridge. Breakfast in the morning was basic but really yummy & the staff were friendly and helpful. The only criticism for us was there wasn't really anywhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

First the good , fantastic location , minutes from San Marco , and the water business shuttle to airport ( 27 euros return ) Room very ornate and ours facing canal . Not so good no bar or just having a coffee apart from breakfast . After wandering round venice all day long it would have been nice to return... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

My first time to Venice and i was lucky to choose Ateneo which has a great quiet location that is a short walk from major attractions. A quiet hotel with a reasonable breakfast and helpful staff, the room size is good for 2. If it's your first time and/or you have luggage get a porter from the water taxi station,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Situated right within the buzz of Venice is the Hotel Ateneo. Stayed there at the beginning of June for 4 nights. Arrived after 1 am in the morning and was welcomed by the gentleman on duty. Gave us our keys and made our way to our room 209. Our room looked out over the canal which straight away was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The location and overall feel of the hotel is great. Amazing location, beautiful building. I was in room 204 with a view back onto the little passageways that make up the local area. Not very quiet but perfectly restful. The rooms are small, as are all rooms in Venice in this budget, but the bed was very comfortable and the... More 

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Staying in San Marco

Neighborhood Profile
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The building is historic and was once the residence of well-to-do merchants’ families. It was fitted out as a hotel in 1959, by the noble Sereni family, and extends over 4 floors, a typical period feature, facing onto the wonderful canal "dei barcaioli," reserved for gondolas. Thanks to the full-scale restoration in 2002, the Ateneo Hotel has maintained the unspoiled charm of a typical seventeenth-century Venetian residence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ateneo

Address: Calle Minelli San Marco 3673, 30124 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
Price Range: $96 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ateneo 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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#139 Family Hotel in Venice
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