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Hotel American Dinesen

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Superior four star Hotel in Dorsoduro, the "Art District" of Venice. The hotel is located between the Acadamy of Fine Arts (Accademia di Belle Arti) and the "Peggy Guggenhiem Collection".The House lies in front of San Vio Canal, with his private dock for taxi and gondolas. Highly requested are the superior canal view rooms with balcony, where customers can enjoy a nice view of San Vio Canal and (some of them)a partial view of the Grand Canal. Free wifi internet access in the room and also public areas.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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92Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
145Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbors exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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We stayed in couple for valentine’s day (from 15 to 17). Hotel itself is nicely located, room was nice with view on the canal. All staff members were super kind except from the desk guy during the day, be extremely careful he is always asking for cash stating that they
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Response from American-Dinesen, Front Office Manager at Hotel American Dinesen
Responded 2 days ago
Buongiorno, we are all glad to read that you enjoyed the location of our Hotel and also the Superior Room with balcony overlooking the Canal. Happy that staff and service lived up to your expectations. Regarding the cash payment it requires a clarification: I personally work for Hotel American Dinesen since 1988, NEVER put cash in my pocket as you suggested. The morning you left the Hotel, you departed after normal check out time so the accountability of the day (departures) and therefore the POS Machine were already closed, which doesn't mean that we don't accept payments with credit card but if we receive it the charge is related to the next day, only an internal accountability problem, so in your case I simply requested a cash payment followed of course by the invoice. Truly regret to read your personal opinion which of course is offensive and a real libel against me and Hotel American Dinesen. Sometimes it's much easier getting to wrong considerations and publishing them instead of requesting an explanation .... it's a shame! The Management remain at your complete disposal for further explanations about this matter. Regards Marco Hotel American Dinesen
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Hotel's Favorite
My family and I recently spent two weeks in Italy, touring a large portion of the country. We changed hotels 5 times, and this was our favorite hotel. The location is perfect, located close to everything, yet in a quiet area. It had a large breakfast, and the food was very
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Situated on a quiet canal off the Grand Canal the hotel is comfortable and well designed.Only a few minutes walk from the waters and a stroll away from many places of interest it is ideally situated and also has the benefit of being quiet. Breakfast is good with plenty of choice
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We recently stayed here for three nights. We splurged for a double superior canal view room which was worth the price (210 euros/night). The room was very large, lots of sitting space, a ton of windows with excellent views, very quiet and soundproof. The bathroom was large as
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This hotel is awesome, can’t say enough positive things about it! Friendly staff, beautiful rooms and location, yummy buffet breakfast, great amenities, comfortable bed! Would love to go back in a heartbeat! We went for our honeymoon and they had complementary champagne waiting
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The Triple Superior Room with View at the Hotel American Dinesen
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The Double Superior Room with View at the Hotel American Dinesen
We stayed in a suite and that had a Juliet balcony hat overlooked the canal. It was perfect. Lovely hotel great staff perfect location.
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Hi. Yes and they do a superb breakfast but sorry I have no idea what they charge outsiders. Why not phone them, English is spoken on reception.
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As others before me have stated there are no cars in Venice. See Tricia H's response for excellent car parking arrangements. The hotel does have a private water taxi dock. The nearest Vaperetto (Venice's version of a public bus) is at the Academia Bridge. Then you will have to walk past the Academia turn left for about a block, cross over a foot bridge, turn right and the hotel is just beyond a cafe. Ciao!
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Buongiorno, let's say that prebooking is mostly suggested for high season or late arrival on the day. Kind Regards
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"avoid room 304"
"Canal View (a little bit more expensive, but totaly worth it)"
"It was very nice to have the added benefit of the balcony. Even though it was small, it makes a big difference."
"Ask for a canal-view room"
"Try to get a room over looking the canal"
$133 - $460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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