What first astonished us was the complete lack of welcome from the host, who met us only with his need of our passports, signature and city tax money. Not even a smile or extra word to wish us a pleasent stay, so the friendly atmosphere that was advertised, wasn`t really present. The appartment was light and nice, but smelled quite strongly of mould, and as we had to let fresh air in, we got bothered by the gnats, which gave us a poorly sleep and stressful nights. We enjoyed the terrace and the location was good, though the advertisement of the residens as a palace gave us a different picture of the place, then what met us.The splended view from the terrace over the historical senter of Venice, was in reality a view over the neighbour houses roofs. It was also quite simply furnished and equipped, not as elegant as the advertisement gave an impression of. In spite of all this, we did enjoy our stay in Venice, but I am sad to say that we would not choose Residenza Castello for a next visit or recommend it to others.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Residenza Castello 5280 is located right in the city centre, just two minutes walking from S.Marco square. The Residence has 5 comfortable, elegant apartments, offering its guests the warm atmosphere for unrepeatable experience. Residenza Castello is completely restored each apartment has TV sat, telephone, safe, Pc connection, air-conditioning and kitchens are fully equipped. ... more less