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“Good Value and Beautiful View” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Bucintoro
Ranked #21 of 387 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Good Value and Beautiful View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I wasn't sure what to expect from this hotel, but I'm glad I stayed here. Any hotels in Venice with a view will cost you an arm and a leg (usually > 450 Euros), but I booked a junior corner suite with views on two sides for only 370 Euros! One side of the room overlooked the city towards the Piazza San Marco and one side overlooked the water. The hotel staff was friendly and eagerly provided us directions and help with our bags.

The hotel room was clean, the bathroom was marbled, and best of all, the shower water pressure was strong and hot! The location of the hotel was excellent, it was along the same path as the top hotels in Venice (hotel Danieli), but far enough from the big tourist spots so it's not too noisy. Hotel had free wi-fi and connection was very good.

The breakfast was decent with pastries, cheese, cured meats, cereals and lots of fruits. I believe you have to pay if you want hot food.

I would definitely stay here again!

Room Tip: ask for the corner junior suite
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Hotel Bucintoro is a lovely hotel in an excellent location. It is close to Piazza San Marco, but just far enough away to enjoy quiet. It is directly across a walking bridge from water taxis and the public motorboat, Alilaguna. We are among the lucky guests who stayed in Room 501. As other reviewers have mentioned, this room is large and has its own private rooftop terrace. It was such a pleasure to watch the sunset from our terrace and appreciate the sights of Venice. Everyone associated with the hotel is pleasant and helpful. We did not realize when booking that breakfast was included and is offered in a very nice dining room on the main floor-- what a nice surprise.

Room Tip: Room 501 is lovely and made even better with its private rooftop terrace.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We stayed at the Bucintoro for three nights at the end of August. We had booked a junior suite and found it roomy and nicely decorated. It had numerous windows looking out on the Grand Canal and the bathroom was quite large for a European hotel. The breakfast was included in the room price and was very satisfying. The staff at breakfast and the front desk were always very pleasant and helpful. Thankfully it is a little away from the noisy traffic nearer to San Marco, but still not far enough to make the walks too long. There is a vaporetto stop very close to the hotel. My only suggestion would be for the hotel to work on their wifi band to make it easier to use the internet in the rooms.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

The Hotel Bucintoro is the best place to stay in Venice. The price was relatively good, the hospitality awesome, the breakfast buffet delicious. The room was elegant and squeaky clean - marble tile and mahogany. The staff offered lots of help with directions and gave a free water taxi ride to the Murano island glass- making tour. We used it as our private gondola ride thru the Venice canals.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We stayed in this wonderful Hotel from Wednesday 25th Setpember to Sunday 29th. The room was excellent with views towards the Grand Canal and St Marks. Breakfast was lovely with plenty of choice. The staff were all friendly and attentive to your every need. We visited Murano and the glass factory via the free water taxi arranged by the hotel and followed their tips on getting up early to see the sites before everything became busy. Lovely position just far enough away from the busy areas but within 10 minutues walk of St Marks and several restaurants, shops, bars etc. Can also recommend visiting Burano where the pretty lace is made.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Hotel Bucintoro is right on the Grand Canal so the views are fantastic. The room and bath were small but very nice. It's an easy 10 minute walk to San Marco Square so very close to shopping, restaurants & water buses.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Bucks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed here in October 2012 and had a really good time. The hotel decor is really interesting and well kept. Our room was also really good with a great view out to sea.

The restaurant area is relatively small and tended to be busy at breakfast time.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Bucintoro
Address: Castello 2135/a, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Castello
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#18 Family Hotel in Venice
#19 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#38 Business Hotel in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Bucintoro 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Facing the San Marco Docks right near Piazza San Marco, Hotel Bucintoro embraces the maritime lifeblood of Venice with charming spaces inspired by ancient sailboats and galleys that once bobbed right in front of the hotel. An elegant 4-star hotel in the historic center of Venice, Hotel Bucintoro offers rooms, junior suites and suites overlooking San Marco, embellished with the necessary comforts and services... ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Bucintoro Hotel Venice
Venice Bucintoro Hotel
Pensione Bucintoro

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