Metropole Hotel

Address: Riva Degli Schiavoni 4149, Venice, Veneto, 30122, Italy | 4 star hotel
 
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Castello area of Venice, is near Bridge of Sighs, Vecchia Murano Glass Factory, San Zaccaria, and Campo San Zaccaria.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Metropole Hotel Venice

    The Perfect Spot

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    The Metropole boasts a spectacular location combined with exceptional service. Every aspect of our stay exceeded our expectations. The staff are warm and welcoming. Of all the rooms we enjoyed in Europe, this was the largest. We had a great walk-in closest, sitting area, raised sleeping area and fabulous bathroom completely tiled in mosaic. We also enjoyed the air conditioning - a rare find in parts of Europe! We can't imagine staying in any other hotel in Venice - The Metropole is PERFECT and truly made our visit to Venice unforgettable.

    Unforgettable!

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    Located along the Riva degli Schiavoni, the hotel had superb views of the lagoon! It was also very convenient because the Piazza San Marco and the San Zaccaria vaporetto stop were just a few minutes walk away. The service was one of the best we've experienced on our trip and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We expected the breakfasts in Venice hotels to be generally mediocre but we were delighted at the Metropole's breakfast spread. It was one of the best hotels of our Italy trip and I highly recommend it.

    As romantic as you can get!

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    My wife and I spent the first leg of our Honeymoon in Venice and were quite pleased with the Metropole. From the moment our water taxi pulled up to the water door, till the moment we left for Florence we were treated like gold. The Lobby and hallways can provide hours of sightseeings itself. It's an antique museum in it's own right! The room was absolutely georgeous, from the canopy bed to the beautiful red cloth wall covering, to the stunning marble bathroom. (The closet in the room also deserves and honorable mention as it was a walk-in. We were dead set on having some nice dinners while in town and had quite a spread of dress clothes that needed hanging up immediately) There was a separate sitting room with a couch and a tv that made the room feel more like home. Overall, the Metropole was a home run and as romantic as I could ever imagine for a honeymoon. We were quite sad to leave and are looking forward to returning.

    Tremendous Stay

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    Venice is incredible. It is unllike any city anywhere. Everything at the Metropole was wonderful with one exception. Our travel package included breakfast, but we found out too late that they billed us for our breakfasts. So be sure to check your bill before you leave. Otherwise, the staff, service, and accomodations, were all top notch. A Super hotel!The walking tour of St. Marks and the Dulce's palace are a must! Also, the free boat ride and tour of the Murano glass factory were great. Some people complain about being pressured to buy, but we already had our hearts set on some gunuine Murano glass, and were very satisfied. As a bonus, Mr. and Mrs. Murano (21st generation to own the factory) rode back to venice with us. What an experience!The canals and small "streets/alleys" are mesmerizing. A gondoliere told us that there are 425 bridges over Venice's canals. It was fun getting lost on those back alleys and stumbling upon incredible stores. restaurants. cafes,churches and other 600 year old architecture. We are definately going back in the very near future.

    Ve' nice!

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    Indeed, very nice, Venice & the Metropole. Kind staff, good service, a romantic atmosphere, great location. Even the food was excellent. And so was the Bar. We will definitely return. I have been to Venice before, at the Londra Palace and the Giorgione, but the Metropole is now my favourite hotel in Venice.

    Lived like a king...

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    Stayed at the Metropole in February 2003. Booked a junior suite and was very impressed. The hotel is very atmospheric, the staff are very helpful and the restaurant was excellent. The breakfast buffet was fresh and substantial. A very memorable stay in a very memorable city. We will be booking a break in Venice again and the Metropole will be one of the highlights of our stay!

    Sunshine in Venice

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    Hotel stay was a delight from start to finish, room was excelent, food very good and staff helpful and friendly at all times Would recommed to anyone

    Wonderful!

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    We just returned from Italy, and the highlight of our trip was staying at the Metropole in Venice. In addition to Venice being a wonderful and enchanting city, the Metropole was just over the top. Pulling up to their lobby in a water taxi made you feel like you were royality. The rooms were decorated with care and the service was excellent. We can't wait to go back!

    Antiques Showplace

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    I was there May 1-3 2002. Excellent location close to Plaza San Marco, very clean, elegant operation. The whole hotel is an antique showplace, the lobby, the dining room, and the hallways. Staff treats you as you would be expect to be treated. Enjoyed the everything about the visit except the breakfast. It is adequate for the items you pick up at the buffet and the coffee service is alright, but don't expect to get the advertised orange juice. They just never bring it to you. One other item disturbed me, the breakfast waitress took pains to publicly correct a female member of our party on the proper use of the formal and familar forms of vorrei. I wanted to say something about her rudeness but I was asked not to as it was our last morning there.

    All in all I recomend highly.

    Memories are Made of This

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    Two years ago my boyfriend-to-be seduced me by taking me to Venice to stay at the Metropole. And I've never looked back.

    The staff were fantastic and attended to our every whim, the hotel was beautiful and the rooms made me feel like a queen. The entire trip was magical from start to finish, and the setting certainly helped. I will never forget those few days, and want to thank the staff (if they're reading) for all they did to help (especially the bell-boy who gave me his last cigarette!). I will certainly be back, and this time I might even treat my man!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Metropole Hotel Venice

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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    A travel blog entry by robynp on May 06, 2015

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    Breakfast included. Free morning. Went for a walk after breakfast to explore further around Venice. Unfortunately our exploring took us around some very little alleys until finally we were lost and couldn't find our way back to our hotel. We saw many places where people lived, washing hanging across buildings and even ended up in the construction area for some Bienale exhibitions. We also saw the back of the maritime museum and a submarine. Finally ...

    Unique Venice

    A travel blog entry by ryans_escapade on Apr 07, 2015

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    A travel blog entry by evaclapham on Oct 02, 2014

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    Goodbye Venice, goodbye Italy.

    A travel blog entry by marrigolde on Jul 23, 2014

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    Oh my. Last day in Italy. We haven't got time to be sad. We have to pack our small bag, have breaky , see if we can find the Dumo open and line free, catch a ferry to mainland and the airport, collect our stored luggage and catch a plane at 3:45 pm. Not much to do eh!

    Packing small bag is easy, just shove every thing in.

    Breaky is easy, the juicer is broken, and the eggs are gone. Have to wait for fresh hot ones. Yum. ...

    Oh what a day.....

    A travel blog entry by stumarineurope on Sep 14, 2013

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    ... top of the bridge and 42 steps down...luckily for us a young couple saw us struggling with the cases and offered to help me..I pointed to Stuart who was leaning on the rail at the top...the young man picked up the 2 cases and took them to the bottom for us.
    thank God for strong and helpful young men.
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