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San Sebastiano Garden Hotel
Ranked #182 of 385 Hotels in Venice
Reviewed May 1, 2013

We stumbled upon this hotel when planning our vacation and decided to give it a try based on other reviews. We appreciate the consistency of the larger chains but for our first visit to Italy together we wanted something special and off crowded center. The San Sebastiano was exactly what we had hoped for, a small hotel (no more than 40 rooms we think), very personalized service, and a charming room that complemented a stunning canal view. The location was great too: in the Dorsoduro Sestiere (neighbourhood), it was a short 15 minute walk from the train station and Piazzale Roma, steps away from restaurants and a small supermarket, yet nestled in the middle of mostly residential buildings. The crowds and the main sites are all very accessible but at night, when you just want a romantic getaway, the hotel can deliver it thanks to its location. The complimentary breakfast was well sorted and the staff even agreed to iron our shirts themselves on a Sunday when their regular laundry service was closed. Of course, the room was fine too: we had room 36 which had a large, comfortable bed, exposed wood beams, integrated entertainment systems, and a large, gorgeous bathroom. Highly recommend it!

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Stayed here for 4 nights , just back today. It was a family celebration. There was a bottle of Prosecco in our room when we arrived, but we put it on hold until Wed when we were celebrating. They brought it out to us for breakfast ! Lovely. We couldn't fault the hotel. We were very well looked after....helped out in way possble. It was a bit of a walk..we didn't use the water taxis much we enjoyed it very much

Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

Have just come back from spending 3 nights in Venice and were really pleased with our choice of hotel. Our twin-bedded room (25) was clean and comfortable, with a lovely modern bathroom and a view over the gardens. The staff from reception, to the breakfast room to the cleaning staff were all really friendly, helpful and cheerful. Great choice a breakfast of fresh and varied food and lovely coffee! The hotel is about a 15/20 minute walk from St Mark's but only a couple of minutes from the San Basilio vaporetto stop. It has some really good restaurants and bars close by though which are very reasonable and have some great views over the water. Walking to and from St Mark's meant you got to see some of the real Venice rather than just the touristy areas. Would definitely return to Venice and this hotel and would not hesitate to recommend it to family and friends.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 15, 2013

Spent four nights there as a brithday persent for my wife, Fantastic hotel, quiet, a little quaint, first class service and a lovely room overlooking the garden, close enough to St Marks Square and the touristy bits ( 5 min Walk ) but far enough away to be very quiet and relaxing.
Will return.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

My husband and I went here on vacation last summer. The Gardens in the Courtyard are really well kept and nice to see. The staff was really helpful and helped us get a water cab to the airport when we needed it. It was clean. The view wasn't the best but we didn't stay in the room very much. The city is perfect for exploring!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights and while it was difficult to find, our stay was very nice. The room and bathroom was very spacious with wood beams. The breakfast (included in the stay) was a great spread! And the staff was friendly and helpful. I recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights. Our room was upgraded on arrival, not requested but very welcome. Staff very friendly, pointed out variety of places to eat at all prices, breakfast staff equally as helpful. Room was large and very clean. A lovely quiet location, 15/20 minutes walk from tourist Venice, but worth taking some time to walk in other areas, we found beautiful gardens and trattorias for lunch. Easy access to hotel either by water taxi or Vaporetto, stop at San Basilio. Was very cold when we were there and also had one day downpour, streets were flooded, so check forecast and go prepared. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about San Sebastiano Garden Hotel

Address: Fondamenta San Sebastian Dorsoduro 2542, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro / Accademia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#89 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#110 Family Hotel in Venice
#140 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Price Range: $90 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — San Sebastiano Garden Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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