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Silk Road

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Dorsoduro calle cortelogo, 1420 E, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Kiev, Ukraine
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Venice is small and crowded by tourists. Streets are narrow. So this place by the big canal gives a feeling of freedom and rest from busy day of exploring Venice. Nearby you can find everything you need: river bus stop, ATM, supermarket, nice pizza and ice-cream place, even a spring of clean water on the street (so you can save... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The whole place feels like home. Beds are comfortable and the bathrooms are always clean. Will stay again in this Bed&breakfast/hostel if revisiting Venice. The location is great as well. The staff are also friendly and helpful...especially in giving recommendations and advices in terms of things to do in the city.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Just arrived back from Venice this week. Had a wonderful time with my other half. I found Silk Road via trip advisor and some research and decided to book it as it looked great. Asked if we could get a room for two and 2 nights and found it easy to book. We arrived in venice via the train station... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Had a good time in this hostel. The rooms are spacious and mine had a view over the water. The kitchen was small, and there aren't many places to socialise out of your room. It's a little out of the way for a lot of things, but there are vaparetto stops close by and easy access over to Lido and... More 

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Silk Road is definitely more of a bed and breakfast than a hostel. However, the price was pretty great, especially seeing as we booked the week of during Carnevale. The location was also nice - it was about 15 minutes from the central areas and about 15/20 minutes from the train and bus stations. We stayed in a 4-person mixed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

The Silk Road Guesthouse is a smaller hostel; don't expect something massive and flashy, like a Generator. Instead expect to feel personally cared for. The Silk Road feels like a well-kept secret in Venice. It has free breakfast (apples, coffee, toast, croissants, cereal) and the owner, Alex, is often walking around singing to himself. We arrived before the check-in slot... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

I booked this hostel because it had great reviews. Alex was great, however, our stay was miserable. There were A LOT of mosquitos in our room. I'm not talking about one or two. There were at least 20. All of our windows were shut, and we were forced to spend our night killing them on the walls and ceilings. I... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Stunning, sunny, spacious rooms! Warmest, most helpful reception, and cleanliness, best location for running on the gentrified waterfront Zattere. Local wine and food places, small shops & collaterals of the Biennale nearby. Veg. and fish market a few bridges away. Don't miss!

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

First off, Alex is super nice, accommodating (let us keep our bags later on checkout day due to a camera left behind at a restaurant that didn't open until 7pm) and knowledgeable (gave us a great recommendation for a free walking tour). He started off our visit with a map and circled some must-see items, good restaurants and easiest routes.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I stayed for 7 nights there in a 4-person female dorm room. It's on the 3rd floor with 4 twin size beds. You get a small locker with lock and key provided for camera, handbag, and valuables but not for luggage. The breakfast is provided but is continental and rather skimpy. It's also within a narrow time frame if you... More 

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Staying in Dorsoduro / Accademia

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Silk Road

Address: Dorsoduro calle cortelogo, 1420 E, 30123 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro / Accademia
Number of rooms: 3
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