BEST WESTERN Bisanzio

Address: Castello 3651, Venice, Veneto, 30122, Italy | 3 star hotel
 
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Castello area of Venice, is near Bridge of Sighs, Arsenale, San Zaccaria, and Campo San Zaccaria.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews BEST WESTERN Bisanzio Venice

    Location, Location, Location

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    We had made reservations for two nights and got a confirmation. Later we added a night and didn't get one, so we stayed next door thinking they had no room, and paid twice the price for very unfriendly service.

    The next day we checked into the Bisanzio, and to our surprise they wondered where we had been the night before! They could have, and rightly so, charged us for the night that we did not show up, (they showed us the email they had sent confirming the extra night), but they didn't. This was in the summer high season too. We thought that was over the top in understanding. Besides being a great hotel, the staff is very nice, friendly and helpful, not always the case in Italy after a long summer of demanding tourists. We already have reservations for 2004.

    I agree. Great location, nice helpful staff, however

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    We chose to get a room with balcony (tiny) overlooking rooftops and buildings which were pleasant but definitley not worth spending extra for. It is very nice that they provide a FREE boat over to Murano but be prepared for the sales pitch and make sure you ask that sales person to fund your way back! They will but it won't be on a private water taxi like the one you came on unless you buy something very expensive.

    Other than those two suggestions if I went back I would try the Locanda Orseola...my son stayed there and we visited their place it was lovely and alot cheaper! Vevice is like Disney World chocked full of tourists, expensive, oh so pretty and something one should do once in their life time! Have fun and 2 full days there is fine.

    Great Visit

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    Stayed at the Hotel Bisanzio last week, and had a great stay. My husband and I arrived from the Rome to Venice overnight train at 9am, and they had an early check in ready for us by 11am. The location was excellent, the front desk staff were extremely helpful, and our room was charming and spotless. Plus the price was excellent for Venice.

    Would definitely stay there again!

    Smart, slick little hotel

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    Charming, professionally-run small hotel in an amazing location. Near to the action, but down a quiet little street that insures peace at the end of a tiring day of sightseeing! I was given a tiny attic room that was just enough for a single...the bathroom was quite spacious, however, and the tub a welcome and relaxing respite. Only down side was, though the air-conditioning worked just fine, it was difficult to cool off the room as much as I'd have liked because of it's top floor location and this summer's relentless sun beating down. Marco at the desk was extremely helpful with advice, answers and a much-needed American "adapter plug!"

    Going back for the second time

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    My wife and I stayed at the Bisanzio in May of 2000 for 4 nights. The service, atmosphere, and location were fantastic. Close to everything without being in the crowds. In fact, the hotel sits back a half block from the closest major walk/water way. The room felt like Venice: elegant and inviting. The staff is friendly and helpful. Marco was great. We had a room with a balcony with views of roof tops and bell towers. We could hear the locals walking down the small alley (street) below and although we don't speak Italian, we loved hearing it while we enjoyed a bottle(s) of wonderful local wine. We plan on returning to Venice with my mother this coming winter. We are planning on staying once again at the Bisanzio. Venice for us is a city like no other that we simply love visiting. The Bisanzio is the icing on the cake once you get there.

    Arancia Sanguinella!

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    We spent three nights here over Memorial Day weekend (Husband, nine-year-old son and I). Location was great (a few steps away from Piazza San Marco. 200 ft from the San Zaccharia ACTV stop (bus boats). They served a good breakfast, not with red KoolAid (get a clue, Seattle WA): but with Arancia Sanguinella (blood red orange juice) mmm delicious, and served all over Italy (two weeks ago I was drinking green orange juice in Haiti). It was very easy to get around Venice: yellow street names go through (white ones are dead ends). It was a simple hop from the hotel to Murano, as the San Zaccharia stop was so close to the Hotel. The hotel was quiet, though just off the Riva Schiavoni. Staff was very helpful in locating us a pharmacy. Rate was reasonable for expensive Venice , too !

    Average Hotel

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    Stayed here in mid-April. Location is great - so close to all the sights, yet in a quiet area. Single room is average sized. Stayed in a room on the ground floor facing a little courtyard. No a/c yet at that time. Can hear noises from other rooms. Front desk staff very friendly and helpful though. Breakfast is average - cold cuts, do not expect hot food.

    Great Hotel

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    This was the most spacious room we stayed at in Italy. We loved the heated towels. Very easy walk to St. Mark's square. Very helpful and accomodating staff. Just one small complaint. if you take the free tour to Murano the hotel offers; they will take you there but you will have to find your own way back.

    Great Hotel, Great Staff, Great Location

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    Stayed here in February. Large room, well-furnished, with own terrace overlooking the canal. The location was extremely convenient - near enough to San Marco and all the main sights, but not so close that it would be noisy in the summer. Very helpful, friendly staff.

    Delightful!

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    We were extremely pleased with this hotel. Great location, very near Piazza San Marco, and convenient to vaporetto stops. Set on a quiet street, just off Riva Schiavone.

    Charming room -- clean, quiet, nicely furnished, and quite large for a European hotel room. En-suite bathroom with shower only (no tub), nicely decorated, includes towel warmer and hair dryer.

    Multi-lingual, friendly, helpful staff.

    Only downside -- they served some sort of red Kool-Aid for breakfast, no juice.

    For a mid-priced hotel room, this is a great place to stay. Highly recommend.

    TripAdvisor Reviews BEST WESTERN Bisanzio Venice

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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    Today we requested the hotel to arrange a tour to Murano where some of the best glass blowing in the world happens. We had to get a water taxi to the island of Murano. The water taxi was a very fancy and fast boat. We got to sit outside at the back of the boat. To get to the sea we traveled down the Grand Canal. Along the canal we saw lots of majestic houses. It took ...

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    We spent the afternoon wandering around the narrow walkways and alleys on the west side of the Grand Canal. We got lost several times, but eventually found our way back to the hotel by using a water bus. That night we had a wonderful seafood dinner at a restaurant near our hotel.
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