About A Venice Fish
Top location, we have the best relation Location/price than any other accommodation in Venice.
Venice Fish is the best place where to start your journey toward Venice.
Top location, a cool place to hang out, meet new people and socialise!
The building is a 16th century palace with a beautiful terrace looking over a main street in Venice.
A Venice Fish is located in the Cannaregio district which is right in the middle of the city. We have our own private bridge entrance. The hostel has a really relaxed atmosphere and is very social. Most evening are spent with everyone drinking in the common room listening to music and playing games. The staff will be more than happy to advise you on nearby bars, restaurants and attractions.
We require payments in cash upon arrival!
Guests can cancel their reservation up to 72 hours before the scheduled arrival date.
In case of a no show your credit card will be charged for the full amount of your reservation.
After being checked in we do not give refunds under any circumstances.
Please let us know at least 24 hours in advance your arrival time!!
Your arrival time must be between 9:00am and 12midnight.
The reception is not 24 hours so please notify us if your plans change either by phone or email.
9am - 12am
You are more than welcome to arrive any time after 9am and leave your luggage here before your room is ready then come back any time after 2pm.
CLEANING LOCK OUT
Between 10am and 2pm
We have to clean the entire hostel which includes sweeping and mopping the floors every day so we have a cleaning lockout.
- Free Wi-Fi
- 24 hours hot showers
- Towels available
- No Curfew
- Tourist tax 3€
- Close to the supermarket
- Water Bus stop near the property
Starting on 24/08/11:
The municipality of Venice recently approved a law which imposes EVERY hotel, hostel or B&B in the city to charge every guest an extra TOURIST TAX.
The amount is of €3 per person per day
All rooms come with single beds, some of which are bunk beds. Bed sheets and linen are provided and there are 24 hour hot showers. The staff are able to lock away valuables upon request.
Each guest has a set of keys to the main door which means that there is no curfew!
Coffee/Tea facilities, microwave, kettle and fridge/freezer are available for all guests.
From the bus or train stations:
A Venice Fish is just a 10 minute walk.
From Piazzale Roma take the large bridge from the square walk straight for 2 minutes then you will be outside the train station.
From Santa Lucia train station, with your back to the main entrance, turn left and walk ‘straight'. Walk for about 5 minutes in that direction.
You will arrive at Campo S. Geremia, cross this small square taking the path which lies ahead of you on the left and you will arrive at a large bridge (Ponte Delle Guglie). Cross the bridge and continue to walk straight for about another 5minutes.
You will cross a second bridge much smaller (Ponte Dell Anconetta).
Continue to walk staright for 2 minutes.
As you approach the third bridge the hostel is on your right hand side.
With the third bridge on your left side the hostel is directly in front of you. Go to the right of the building to find the prvate bridge that leads to the door.
The door is GREEN and has 2205 above it.
Ring the buzzer please allow staff a minute to answer as this is a very large building.
A Venice Fish is a youth hostel.
We require payment in cash upon arrival. Please notice, after check-in, there is no refund under any circumstance.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 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.
I am usually way more positive and even headed about these reviews, but I have to be honest, this was by far the worst hostel we stayed in during our whole euro-trip. Most of the other travellers had the same view.
Wasnt very clean, the staff dont really give a toss about running thigs, just having a good time.
The location was good, and the free dinners were great and sociable, other than that I have nothing. I wouldnt personally stay here again, and I'm a person wo doesnt mind 'ruffing it' a bit, and can USUALLY find the good aspects of a place to enjoy, it was just such a poorly run operation!
DO NOT STAY AT VENICE FISH! If I could give them a -100% rating I would. This place was absolutely disgusting, completely run down, should probably have been condemned, by far the worst place I have ever stayed in. The manager was, to state it bluntly, a complete ignorant ass hole. Upon arrival we asked if we could check in and he looked at us blankly for 5 minutes before saying anything, and than decided that his time on facebook was up and that he would actually do his job and help his paying customers that were standing there trying to check in.. and this is just the start.. He stuck myself and the 8 others in the smallest room in the place right off of the main common room. The room had 2 sliding glass doors with half of the panels missing, and taped up to cover the holes. When you closed the doors there was about a 6" gap on both sides of the doors and the room was locked with a padlock. After showing us our room he than told us to leave (mind you it was pouring outside) so that he could put the beds in the room and that they would be in by 3. We came back around 5 and he was doing absolutely nothing and there we're still no beds in our room. He than angerly set up the beds and we got settled in the best we could. There are only 2 bathrooms to share between the entire hostel, and there is a curfew in the morning that they kick you out for "cleaning" at 10am...therefore you have to rush to share the bathrooms if you want to shower before you get kicked out. The free dinner they advertise was not served until 9pm.. after and extremely loud party went on in the common room right off of our room where everyone could hear us and see us through our sheer curtains and half broken glass doors.
The next morning we woke to find bed bugs. We packed up all of our things while he took down all of the beds and put all of the mattress' back in the storage room with all of the other mattress'. We demanded that he give us back our money for the second night, he refused saying that there is a policy of no returns, and to come back at 2 after he had had the time to talk to the "real manager" We came back for our deposit and he started to blame us saying that we brought the bugs in and that it was our fault. He threw us out of the hostel screaming at us and slammed the door.
Literally, a stay from hell. So as I said before DO NOT STAY AT VENICE FISH.
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This is a Trusted Review. Why?
Had a great time at A Venice Fish, was worried about the bad reviews when I got there, but actually had a great time. The hostel is in a great location and I found that the staff were brilliant. It's a really sociable place as well, met loads of great people!
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