Where to Stay in Venice??

Apr 26th, 2007, 10:24 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 26
Where to Stay in Venice??

We're flying into Milan and then taking a train to Venice. Can you recommend a reasonably-priced hotel that will be close to the train station and easy to find? Also, how close is the train station to, say, Marks Square?
chatenever is offline  
Apr 26th, 2007, 10:32 AM
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 198
I flew into Venice and took the train out to Florence. Venice is not big (stunningly beautiful but small) and the only way to get around is the water taxi system do yourself a favor and get a map of the water taxi stops. You would arrive by train and take what would be a short water Taxi ride (15 minutes) and stay in St Marks Square. If you are staying a couple of nights you might consider doing what we did and rent an apartment.
tyedye33 is offline  
Apr 26th, 2007, 10:50 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,699
How many euro per night is reasonable to you?
sandi_travelnut is offline  
Apr 26th, 2007, 10:58 AM
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 522
I had always assumed that apartment rentals would have a minimum of at least a week's rental. Can you really rent an apartment for a few nights?
gailw is offline  
Apr 26th, 2007, 11:27 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 26
Sandi -

Less than 150 euro/night
chatenever is offline  
Apr 26th, 2007, 11:34 AM
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 2,456
You better tell us WHEN you are going too. Depending on that, hotel rates can change dramatically in Venice. In low seasons, e.g., €150 can get you a very nice 4 star hotel.
kappa is offline  
Apr 26th, 2007, 11:41 AM
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 1,277
Maybe some help here.....

Just off Piazza San Marco at Calle dei Fabbri 4680 stands the Palace Bonvecchiati (6) (00 39 041 296 3111; www.llhotels.com), a sleek boutique hotel that opened in 2004. Doubles from €190 (£100) including breakfast. As well as 70 contemporary-chic bedrooms with black marble bathrooms, the hotel offers a "wellness" centre with Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Further south, in the Dorsoduro district, an excellent budget option is Pensione La Calcina (7) on Fondamenta Zattere ai Gesuati (00 39 041 520 6466; www.lacalcina.com); doubles from €99 (£70). It was at this delightfully old-fashioned 29-room inn that John Ruskin wrote at least part of The Stones of Venice.

Post again or e'mail if you would like further info.
LeighTravelClub is offline  
Apr 26th, 2007, 12:09 PM
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 198
Yes you can rent for less then a week.
In Venice we used http://www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/Ven...fa/find.squery. We stayed in Florence for 5 nights we used www.houseinflorence.com
We did spend our last night in Venice at the The Hotel Rialto it is in a great location but for the price it was just okay.
tyedye33 is offline  
Related Topics
Original Poster
Last Post
Jul 21st, 2011 08:36 AM
Aug 10th, 2008 10:19 AM
Apr 19th, 2005 08:13 AM
Feb 14th, 2005 06:21 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:09 AM.