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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 27, 2016

It is a cheap hotel, in Venice where cheap hotels are very scarce. For me, it was well located, but be aware that it is about 10 minutes walk from just about anywhere other than the Frari, which is just over a narrow canal. In particular, it is about 10 minutes to the nearest vaporetto stop, but it is only...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Very angry, as we had to leave this hotel early, the room was so bad, so dirty and so uncomfortable that we had to find another place. It made many problems for our holiday, we had to find somewhere quick, because we just could not spend another night there. Mattress so bad we could not sleep. If you want a...

1Thank c5atlanta
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Set in the heart of venice , Store just across , lovely restaurant very close by . Price was fine , room was tidy , Bed well I suffer from bad back and the Bed was brilliant , Very warm welcome , Breakfast was enough , Not cooked but hey ho you get what you pay for , Would I...

Thank madrider1961
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I stayed at this hotel and loved it! I was fairly apprehensive beforehand, due to it being considerably cheaper than the others and coveting a one star rating, but for anyone on a budget, the location is impossible to beat, its so close to everything! The rooms are very basic, but suited us perfectly, as we were out all day/night...

Thank Delezzy
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We were just shocked at the filthy, miserable, grime of this dump. Half things in room broken, mattresses smelly and broken, pillow disgusting, floor filthy, toilet door broken, moldy shower. Sure, you'll save a little money, but you'll sleep in a filthy old bed and it wont' be nice. For just a little more money you can stay in a...

Thank Mark L
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed July 13, 2016

its more of a hostel then a hotel. the only good thing is the location for such a price. besides for that- it was hot, unclean, uncomfortable. and just generally unpleasant. no air conditioning, only a small fan which was broken and sounded like an angry mob, we tried opening the windows but there was no screens and so we...

Thank cmushb
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Hotel's location is fine. The reception lady gave us good impression during our check in. Somehow our room is very small for two person. Which we are fine with it. The fan was broken, they use masking tape to make sure the top and bottom part of the fan stays together. However it creates a horrible noise when the fan...

Thank Pinkii W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Having never visited Venice before, and looking for an affordable place to stay - we came across Hotel Alex. If you are looking for a place to rest, in between exploring Venice this little hotel is perfect. The lovely lady who runs the hotel was fab. Although the hotel is basic, it is perfect for a short stay away with...

1Thank nelephantxo
Jacksonville, Arkansas
Reviewed May 18, 2016

If you are looking for a classic experience then this is the place. The owner is the kindest person and so sweet. She made us feel right at home. At first I was unsure about this place but the owner has made it for us. We will definitely stay here again. The hotel is older and more like a bed...

2Thank shannaholmes
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed March 19, 2016

The hotel is in the heart of Venice in the San Polo Sestiere. It is in the neighbourhood of the Frari church. Very good location we loved it. The room was very cheap at this time (March 2016). But the whole price is not worth booking in high season. Everything is in very bad condition. The sheets were very clean,...

2Thank JuliannaSzepesi
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Staying in San Polo

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Hotel Alex

Address: 2606, S. Polo, 30124 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Polo
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Alex 1*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Alex Hotel Venice
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“Do not go by what others say , Yes may need bit paint here n there . But over all very good welcome & staff very help full .”
 of 5 bubbles madrider1961, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a double bed, they tend to be bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles 139amandam, Sep 22, 2015 | Read review
“long from centre”
 of 5 bubbles erandia2014, Aug 26, 2015 | Read review
“If you want quiet ask for a room in the back. If you want a slice of Venitian life request one of the 2 room on the top floor with a terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles 361annew, Nov 25, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the room which has a bathroom, there is only one! :)”
 of 5 bubbles aina_101, Nov 4, 2014 | Read review
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