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Venice Academy

The location is pretty central and easy to find. Close to main sights and water bus station which is fantastic! But I did come across other hostels charging only 26 euro with better facilities and sheets included! So I feel 35 euro was a bit on the high side. There are better value hostels.

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Facilities

  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Fax
  • Games room
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Lounge area
  • No Curfew
  • Reception (limited hours)

Extras

  • Airport Pick Up – 100.00EUR
  • Linen – 5.00EUR
  • Luggage Room – 3.00EUR
  • Towel – 2.00EUR

About Venice Academy

5 minutes off the Academy bridge & gallery, it's brand new, ideally located & charming: enjoy the informal and easy going atmosphere run by the young multilingual staff, the cosy lounge area has 1 free access laptop, Wi-Fi, self catering kitchen and 24h hot showers. Located in the awesome Saint Mark's district the "Academy" is an ideal base to explore the beauty of Venice all around you!

Female rooms available - No Curfew - No Lockout - Free Tea & Coffe - Non corporate atmosphere ;)

Located in the Sestiere San Marco, just ten minutes by walk from St. Mark square and Rialto Bridge, the "Academy" is literally in the middle of the city near the most important Museums such as Palazzo Grassi, Cà Rezzonico, the Academy Gallery, the Peggy Guggenheim, Palazzo Fortune, Cà Foscari.

Just around the corner you can find a variety of small Art Galleries & studios run by contemporary Artists and, the San Samuele and Santo Stefano neighborhood is where the Artists belong to Venice.

The building also is a prominent historical palace from the 16th century and the facilities are recently renovated.

Venice Academy offers private rooms, Mixed and Female dorms; 24h free WI FI, room for luggage storage after checkout. Minimum stay required is two nights on weekends (Friday-sat-sun)

- No Curfew! No lockout!

- Morning & evening tours run by the Staff

- Self entrance Key provided

- Free WI FI

- Free Maps available

- Free Tea & Coffee

- On site we can provide Italian meals on request

- €3 Venice city tax to be charged daily

- Bed sheets ( drapes - savannahs - bettwäsche - lençóis - çarsaf - przescieradla - povlecení - obliecky - rjuhe - lakan ) are available for rent for €5 Euros ( 2x sheets, 1x pillow case ) , remember to bring your own sheets to save your money!

- Please kindly understand that sheets are mandatory for sanitary reasons, however pillows and blankets are provided to all guests.

- After check out (10:30 am) luggage storage is available for up to 24 hours, free until 1 PM

- On weekends and festivities the minimum stay is two nights

PLEASE NOTE: After check-out we need time to clean up the room after the guests, so the room for check-in guest is ready at 3pm.

PLEASE ADVICE ABOUT ARRIVAL TIME

Accommodation Information

The "Academy" offers mixed and female dorms: with four or five beds.

All beds are new and have comfortable mattresses;

WI FI is available both in the lobby and the bedrooms.

The Building, built in the 16th century was an aristocratic residence until the 19th Century. The 5 beds mix dorm has a wonderful view on the alleys while the other rooms are wide and bright facing a private garden in front.

PLEASE NOTE: After check-out we need time to clean up the room after the guest, so the room for check-in guest is ready at 3pm.

PLEASE ADVICE ABOUT ARRIVAL TIME

Location Information

TAKE NOTE: waterbus line 2 doesn't stop at S.Samuele past 5 PM. Take line 1 instead

From piazzale Roma-FERROVIA take waterbus line 1 or 2 direction Lido

By line 2, get off at San Samuele, take the street at your left hand, passing the museum Palazzo Grassi. Walk straight for about 200m until you see a crossroad with a restaurant ( Osteria al Bacareto ) on the right and a small grocery ( Alimentari ) on the left, then go left in front of the grocery shop, Calle Corner O del Magazen. It's the second door at the right side, number 3389. Congratulations! You arrived!

By line 1 get off at S. Angelo, walk by Campo dell'Albero, turn right and walk beside a canal until you reach a bridge ( Ponte del Pestrin ), walk the steps and keep straight until off the bridge on Piscina San Samuele, turn slightly left and walk few meters until the first right turn, Ramo di Piscina, take it and you'll see a restaurant ( Osteria al Bacareto ) on the left and a grocery store on your right ( Alimentari ), go just past the shop and turn right on Calle Corner o Del Magazen,walk few meters, second door on your right is the 3389, congratulations, you arrived!

Please remember bed sheets are an extra cost and there is a city stay tax in Venice.

In Venice the house numbers usually spread around the main alley ( Calle ). Try to figure if numbers are increasing or decreasing to understand your direction.

When lost u can ask for Osteria al Bacareto, we are next to it and is very famous in Venice.

Important Information

Earliest check-in

10:30

Latest check-out

10:30

Conditions

Please note, that the 3 EUR city tax per person per day is not included in the payable upon arrival amount and needs to be paid extra to the 90% balance.

Pleas take note that if you book your stay from 10 February 2013 until 31st October 2013 we need a preauthorization of the first night bill from your credit card to guarantee your reservation.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.

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Location

Calle Corner o del Magazen (Calle delle Botteghe) Sestiere San Marco 3389

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The location is pretty central and easy to find. Close to main sights and water bus station which is fantastic! But I did come across other hostels charging only 26 euro with better facilities and sheets included! So I feel 35 euro was a bit on the high side. There are better value hostels. Having said that, the reception is friendly and helpful and they make an effort to chat with the travelers.

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
3
Facilities
4
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

nice service, and location.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
3
Value
4
Facilities
2
Service
4

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