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Hotel Locanda Vivaldi
Ranked #62 of 387 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 20, 2013

This is a place you want to visit whenever staying in Venice. Lovely vistas, just less than 30 rooms so the whole place has a cosy feel to it. Not cheap, but hey this is Venice and your staying at Antonio Vivaldi's former residence..Have at least one dinner on the rooftop terrace to drink on his hospitality. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Ask for room on third floor with view on laguna e.g. 202 or 203
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Robertino3, Manager at Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2013

Buongiorno!

Thank you for your very kind review!
I'm happy you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to welcome you again here in Venice.

Have a great day!

Roberto

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Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

The views from the rooftop restaurant and the rooms on the front and the side are better than a Grand Canal hotel. From the very moment we arrived to our sad farewell we were treated as special. The staff are attentive, always willing to answer questions and help where they can. Breakfast by the canal side was lovely and the service excellent. The decor is superb and the service second to none. We stayed 3 nights and would never even bother to look for anywhere else should we be lucky enough to return. The little touches like turning down the beds, the weather report for the morning and a little chocolate set this hotel far above the mediocrity that prevails in so many Italian hotels and especially in Venice where no hotel really has to try, there are that many tourists. The restaurant is excellent for food, wine and service... Not only is it some of the best food we ate in Italy, certainly Venice, but also some of the most reasonably priced. The maitre D even kept our table reserved for us while we went off to a concert for 2 hours. Now that is treating your guests with thought and care. Nothing negative to say at all. Simply superb.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Robertino3, Manager at Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2013

Buongiorno!

Thank you for your very kind review.
I'm happy you enjoyed your stay with us and the service. I look forward to welcome you again soon.

Have a great day!

Roberto

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Locanda Vivaldi is decorated in classic Venetian fashion: antique chests, desks, and chairs in the lobbies, beautiful Murano glass sconces, damask wall coverings that are perfectly matched and coordinated with the upholstery, marvelous cotton sheets, marble (mosaic) floors and stairs. The front door opens onto the waterfront of the Venetian Lagoon, 2 bridges (5 minute walk) from St. Mark's Square. The side entrance is a private water taxi dock leading to the lovely little courtyard. The public and private rooms are air conditioned and there is an elevator to move guests and luggage. Staff was excellent, helpful and considerate. The restaurant on the roof (third floor) has a wonderful view and very good food and service (and priced quite reasonably for the area). Breakfast is included in your daily rate and is very generous, including eggs, several kinds of bread and pastries, cheeses and sandwich meats, yoghurt, fresh fruit, cereals, juices and coffee/tea/hot chocolate/espresso/etc. We had a fantastic view of the lagoon and the daily ebb and flow of tourists and water craft at the docks in front of the hotel. We found the sound proofing very good and were not bothered by any noises while our window was closed. (If you are inclined, take a look at the beautiful construction of this building: For example, the doors and windows are fitted to the marble surrounds in a manner that is rarely seen in modern construction.) Such a nice way to experience Venice!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Robertino3, Manager at Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Buongiorno!

Thank you for your very kind review and for sharing your pictures.
I'm happy you enjoyed your stay with us, I look forward to welcome you again soon.

Have a great day!

Roberto

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights and cannot fault a thing ! The hotel is in a fantastic location close to the water buses and Piazza San Marco. Our air conditioned room was lovely and clean with fresh towels appearing twice a day. Service from the reception staff was excellent. When we asked how best to get to Murano a private boat arrived within a few minutes to take us there. The rooftop terrace was wonderful for an evening drink and a complimentary Bellini included, again with great service. Breakfast was also good. I would stay here again and recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Robertino3, Manager at Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Thank you for this very kind review!
I'm happy you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to welcome you again here in the future.

Warmest regards,

Roberto

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Right from the front door all of the furnishings in this hotel create an olde worldly atmosphere befitting the Venice Island.The hotel is ideally situated near the San Zaccaria water bus stop, right on the pedestrian area. This provides an excellent view of the lagoon but can also be noisy (we were on the first floor) due to the number of tourists passing by in the peak season.
The staff were extremely knowledgable helping in regards to giving directions, information about Venice and locating lost luggage.
There is an excellent open-air restaurant with outstanding views of the lagoon from the top floor of the hotel. The food is simple but delicious and reasonably priced.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Robertino3, Manager at Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Buongiorno!

Thank you for your very kind review.
I'm happy you enjoyed the hotel, the staff, and our rooftop restaurant.

I hope to welcome you again here in Venice, have a nice day!

Roberto

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

we used Amex points to get this location - rates are pretty high though not out of the norm for what you get: a true 5 star hotel on the Venice lagoon, 3 blocks from St Marks, large and comfortable rooms - well appointed, very large bath, very nice staff, very good selection in the breakfast room.
It is difficult to keep this review short - but if you do select this hotel do try to book room #206.
It has the most fantastic and ENTERTAINING view ever - and I travel a lot! Picture yourself IN your room ON the lagoon, facing its wide expanse, dozens of water craft - water taxis, ambulances, large sailboat, river cruises, meduim sized cruise ships all playing a game of chicken - all day. You can also see down to where the Grand Canal empties into the lagoon, as well as straight down into another small but fairly bustling canal (hotel has a ramp for water taxi arriving guests). Non-stop water action; and then there are the crowds. From your room if anywhere outside and not interior (206 has 4 windows facing the lagoon, 2 facing toward St Marks/Grand Canal, and another in the bath) you can watch joggers in the morning until about 10am when thousands upon thousands of tourists assault Venizia from the ferries. I watched several street entertainers change into the costumes just under our window about 9:30 each day.
We are a peace and quiet couple - but this was great theater! You are to minutes from great restaurants off the beaten path or less than 10 minutes to St Marks, 25 minutes to Rialto bridge.
Staff were very good - though one night clerk was surly
We had one issue - realized the first night that the AC in our room was not working. The quickly moved us down to 106 (lucky it was not booked) and next day informed us that the AC may not be fixed for days. We thought the room so special we stayed anyway - the days were sunny and high 80s but the night were cool and there was a great breeze - worth it to see the show in the morning

Room Tip: room 206 if you can; 106 same view but smaller bath....otherwise anything on the lagoon side for the...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Robertino3, Manager at Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2013

Buongiorno!

Thanks a lot for this very nice review.
I'm very sorry for the trouble with the air conditioning. I personally drive 80 miles that day to try to find the parts we needed to fix it but it has been impossible. I'm very happy for your comprehension about the issue, THANK YOU!!!

We all look forward to welcome you again soon here in Venice, have a nice day!

Roberto

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Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Spectacular location! The Grand Canal right outside your window and only two bridges walk from St Mark's Square, this hotel's location rivals the luxury hotels. The rooms are big for Venice and the staff is friendly and professional. The restaurant on the rooftop has a breathtaking view and food to match. Wonderful jewel!!

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Robertino3, Manager at Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2013

Thank you!

I'm very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, the location and our restaurant.
I hope to have the chance to welcome you again here in Venice, have a great day!

Roberto

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Address: Riva degli Schiavoni, 4152-53, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Castello
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#41 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#41 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#50 Family Hotel in Venice
Price Range: $192 - $671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Locanda Vivaldi 4*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Locanda Vivaldi is a small boutique hotel facing the lagoon, just few steps from Saint Mark's Square. The location is just perfect, the view from the rooms and the rooftop terrace is simply amazing. The atmosphere of the hotel is intimate, we are the right choice for a romantic escape to Venice! And don't forget to enjoy our rooftop Bar & restaurant, you will enjoy a unique view on Saint MArk's Basin, on the Lagoon of Venice and on the life going on in Riva degli Schiavoni. ... more   less 
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