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Hotel Orion
Ranked #106 of 386 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great location!!”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

We loved hotel Orion!! The breakfast was great and our room was nice and clean!! We had a great view from our room!! We would definitely stay there again! Bathroom was tiny but didn't bother us! Thank you!

MacKenzie & Alex - Chicago

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

We arrived in the dark and didn't find it without asking. On arrival the receptionist was charming and all those after him. Altho the room was on the 3rd floor, our bags were carried up for us (two ladies). The rooms were 2 singles but we had double beds each. They were very comfortable. Large size rooms with ample hanging space, mini bar, excellent shower room. Breakfast was ample with a good variety. Altho the breakfast room was squashed and not much room between tables, however the waiting staff were a little over bearing. Efficient to the point of second guessing what you were wanting just by watching your body language!

Room Tip: Position for center of Venice couldn't be better. Cost cheap.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2012

We've just returned from a 2 night stay at the Orion Hotel in Venice. I was iniatially concerned having read reviews on here about how difficult it would be to find. The one tip I would pass on is "print the map" that is on the hotels own website - it is clearly marked and is then really easy to find.
The rooms look bigger on the internet but they do an adequate job (room was probably 12ft.10ft) - view was good - not great but then hotel is on a side street.
Breakfast was continental as expected - was lovely
The best thing this hotel has going for it is the best location ever !! 2mins from San Marco square, 5mins from Rialto Bridge, 3 mins from Bridge of sighs.
Great experience of venice - thank you.
We also asked for advice on how to get to Murano and other islands and the reception desk were extremely helpful and knowledgeable

Room Tip: visit the hotels own website and print the map !!
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Michelle D
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Maputo, Mozambique
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Hotel. Orion is well located and plesant Place to stay.the bath room is small and may not be confortable for long stay ( more than a week ). The rooms are clean and the air conditioner working very well.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Australia
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2012

The location is awesome and the room is ok. The low rating I gave is because the staff ruin it, the wifi is touch and go even though they charge €5 an hour for it and breakfast is limited and an uncomfortable experience.

There was only one staff member that was not rude to us in the time we we're there. One reception desk staff told us off for trying to take food up to our room to eat in aircon as it is their policy that only food and drink purchased from them is allowed in the room. This was not made known to us until this member of staff threw a flyer at us with the rules of the hotel on them which we were supposed to get at check in.

One morning the cleaner opened our door without warning while we were getting dressed until I said excuse me then she fumbled with closing the door and ended up leaving it open.

Breakfast is just uncomfortable. There were up to three staff working the small room and rushing around yelling at each other. The first morning we were told (not asked) to sit down to receive our allowance of 1 croissant each. Then we were free to choose some other food. It felt like we were an annoyance taking up their time. There is an older man that kept poking his head in at reception and the breakfast room and I guess he is the owner, this guy made me feel like I was unwelcome.

The bathroom is small but the room itself is big enough for two people with suitcases. If you don't have to interact with anyone, this would be a good choice.

Like I said, the two points are for the room and the location. Can't give it any more than that.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2012 via mobile

Stay here! Quiet little hotel right in the heart of Venice. Cool and calm rooms, great free breakfast. Definately worth it!!
The staff are very helpful any time you have a problem. The only complaint would be the wifi which costs too much. Overall amazing
Little hotel in the heart of Venice. And so quiet because of double glazing.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2012

Tucled away about 100 metres from St Marks square is this little gem. We arrived at 1am due to flight delay but the concierge was waiting and so helpfull. The room was clean opening onto a busy street but no noise with the window shut. Breakfast was cereal, pastry, choice of drinks and refills served by two lovely ladies. The breakfast room overlooked a small piazza and a street. Many restaurants nearby and a gelateria selling €1.50 ice creams! Air con, safe (€5 deposit), tv, booking service.
Even a secluded back yard for the smokers.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Property: Hotel Orion
Address: Calle Spadaria San Marco 700/A, 30124 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #106 of 386 Hotels in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Orion 2*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Orion Hotel, the ideal meeting point for the people who want "to live" Venice. Close by S. Marco Square and Rialto Bridge, the most important terminals and the departure for the escursions, the promenades and the sightseeing tours of the city, it is your hotel in Venice. ... more   less 
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