Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Address: Santa Croce 578, Venice, Veneto, 30135, Italy | 4 star hotel
 
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Santa Croce area of Venice, is near Naval History Museum (Museo Storico Navale) & Arsenale, Marco Polo's Home, Palazzo Pisani Moretta, and Atelier Pietro Longhi.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Carlton on the Grand Canal Venice

      Reviewed by mor2011

      Very calm and nice hotel

      Reviewed Jan 1, 2009
      by (1 review) , Egypt Flag of Egypt

      Actually it was nice experience and enjoyable living the italian style in venice

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal Venice

      Close to Train Station

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      My husband and I just returned from a two week trip to Italy. Our first stop was Italy and we stayed at the Hotel Carlton and Grand Canal. The hotel is located directly across the canal from the train station and a nearby bridge makes it easly accessible. It's a short walk from Piazza Roma, where the buses would drop you off from the airport. We stayed in the new addition on the back patio area and found our room to be nice and quiet. Although it wasn't large, it gave us enough room to function. Since we really didn't spend much time in the room, the size didn't really bother us. The continental breakfast was good. Most employees spoke English and they gave us some great restaurant recommendations. There is a vaperetto stop near the train station that can take you quickly and easily down to St Marks and the other popular attractions.

      Clean, but dated

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      We stayed in Carlton last July. The hotel looked so grand and beautiful on the website, so I splurged and booked a grand canal view delux room for a big premium. When we got to venice via train, we were surprised that the hotel is right across the canal from the train station (not mentioned anywhere on their website), and it looks okay, nothing like on the website. We had to walk quite a bit to go anywhere from the hotel, and the canal view room is not worth it, because you're pretty much looking right into the train station. For the price we paid, the bathroom doesn't even have a bathtub, and the water was flowing out into the room everytime we take a shower for more than 2 minutes. The hotel is not bad if we had paid 1/3 of what we paid to stay there.

      Nice but out of the way

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      We stayed two nights at the Carlton, and while the hotel itself is servicable, the location is less than desirable. Effectively, it is about as far away from Rialto and St. Marks as you can get in Venice.

      Granted the proximity to the Train Station and BoatBus stop was nice; however, the better restaurants are closer to Rialto.

      Upon another visit, I would prefer a more amenible location. The staff was accomodating and nice. The breakfast was good. The room was nice, and the air conditioning was actually the best we had in Italy.

      Poor hotel

      from

      We stayed at the Carlton and thanks it was a package (around 160 per night). The normal price of the Deluxe room was 350 . Thanks we had the package (it was winter time). The staff is no help at all. The decoration (blue) in the corridor is awful. It is a very common hotel.

      We had a canal view but the noise was horrible. We will never return to this hotel.

      Clean yet noisy

      from

      We stayed there in summer 2003 and first of all, the exterior looks far less great than at the website. The room was clean, quite small, in average condition (the wallpaper was partly dirty or cracked). Bathroom was nice, as was the service. Breakfast was very basic, but still OK and served its purpose just fine. But then: right at 1st night there came extremely loud noise from somewhere around our room where water was running on the pipes etc. Possibly some other guest took a long shower at 2AM. The noise was so big that part of the time we thought the whole place would flood in! Happily nothing like that happened. But every night the same repeated in a form or another so I had a mixed feeling when leaving the hotel. We liked the location, because Piazza Roma and the railway station are so close. And nice walk for 20-30 mins and you're at the St Marcus Square etc.

      A nice Venetian Hotel

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      We stayed at the Carlton for three nights in May 2003 and found the accomodations, staff, and service to be above average. Our room (a triple) was large and the bathroom was great (terrific water pressure!). We had a problem with the air conditioning which was attended to immediately by maintenance. The staff was very helpful and the breakfast was ample. The proximity to the rail station was important as we were traveling by rail. It was also very close to a vaparetto stop. Its not near many tourist sites, but buy a boat pass and travel the canal - that's the best part of Venice anyway! Its a nice hotel and I would recommend it to anyone and stay there again.

      Enjoyable Visity

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      Had a great time at the Carlton and Grand Canal, no problems whatsoever, clean, good breakfast and nice room overlooking the canal, easy reach of all main attractions, good overall value

      Fantastic in all aspects.

      from

      Just come back from 3 wonderful days in Venice.The Carlton Hotel was spotlessly clean, quiet, spacious rooms, plenty of choice at breakfast and the staff were always helpful, speaking perfect english. Step outside and we were on the edge of the Grand Canal. It was in a great position for seeing all the attractions by water bus or foot but slightly away from the main hub and bustle of Venice. We were amazed it wasn't higher up the list, it deserves to be.

      Average Hotel

      from

      Just a average hotel. Not in the best part of Venice. Real close to the train station if that is important to you. Room was nice & clean. Breakfast was pretty good. Front desk staff was indifferent, at best. I would stay elsewhere next time, in a better location.

      Not so bad

      from

      I was worried by the other reviews but my experience was different. The Hotel was good, clean and I had no problem with noise. The staff were very helpful and although the hotel is not situated in the most popular parts of Venice, it was close to amenities and generally a good location with good choice of resturants.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal Venice

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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