Palazzo Sant'Angelo sul Canal Grande
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I have been so grateful for the people that I am meeting on my travel journey. I just returned from a 3 day jaunt to Venice, one of my favorite cities.. unlike any other in the world. There are no cars. One walks and walks and walks and each building is more interesting than the next. . It doesn't stop. My friend that I was staying with had a suite …
... giving you a rose. Fortunately I know how this scam works, as once you take the rose they demand five Euro or so for a flower you never even wanted in the first place. Anyways, Venice is so charming and beautiful that I can overlook the small annoyances and ignore it as best I can. Tomorrow we embark on our Eastern Mediterranean cruise on board the Legend of the Seas, so won't have easy Internet access. Looking forward to be next part of the ...
... see something you want to buy in a shop; buy it immediately because you will never find the shop again.
The place is full of hidden gems. Don't be afraid to get lost (because you will). Remember this is an island, there is only so far you can go without getting to the Grand Canal. There you can hop on a ...
... way. Know that there will always be a more beautiful canal around the corner, with better light and more perfect opportunity. Tan and I had previously decided that we would not take a gondola ride due to the cost ($150-200 euro). We like being unpredictable anyway. However, when you see them, you understand the appeal. They quickly dart off into the side canals that are peaceful and quiet. We stayed with our plan but were pumped to discover that you could hop on a ...
... were all under preservations, they were scanning them with lasers to what all the paint is made of. We all had dinner on the canal at a seafood place where I got spaghetti with shrimp and clams.
Today we went to the Venice Biennale, which was actually really awesome. Each major country had their own house there, where they transformed the entire inside into a different art exhibit each year. Some where displays of sculptures, others ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Palazzo Sant'Angelo sul Canal Grande Venice
My mother and I have just spent 2 nights in this hotel. I researched thoroughly before choosing a hotel and was not disappointed with the Palazzo Sant Angelo. The hotel is in a very good location, 5 min walk to Rialto and 10 minutes to St Marks square. Our room was in the attic and had a small lounge area adjoining the bedroom. The bathroom was one of the best I have seen, very spacious, I think the floor was heated and there was a brilliant Jacuzzi bath! The room was very quiet and we heard very little noise.
Excellent Stay, Good Location
We had a great stay at the Palazzo Sant' Angelo. The service was excellent. The room was spacious and comfortable. It is also centrally located between the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's square. We had a great time and would definitely stay here again.
Good, high quality hotel
I stayed here for 3 nights in the middle of my honeymoon in October 2004.
The hotel is in an amazing position right on the grand canal. The room we had was small, but exquisitely furnished - and the bathroom was also very nicely finished.
What stops the hotel getting the full 5 blobs is two things. Firstly, for the money that you pay to stay here, the inclusive buffet breakfast really was rather poor. And, secondly, the staff did have a slight air of snootiness that we could have really done without.
However, all in all, a very good hotel that I would go back to again.
My partner and I had the pleasure of staying at this Grand Canal hotel while in Venice. The room was a very comfortable size, the bathroom was large and the staff were all very friendly. While this hotel is not a 'gay' hotel, it was very 'gay friendly', as my partner and I were treated just as well as our straight counterparts. Would recommend this hotel to anyone planning a trip to Venice.
This small hotel has luxury and style, a very friendly staff, wonderful rooms, new and lovely bathrooms with marble, and everything that you could want. We'd stayed in the past at the Gritti Palace -- a big name but overpriced and snooty staff. We'd stayed at the Sheraton in the Lido, and nice but old.
Just beautiful !
Had a three night stay at this wonderful hotel May 2004. Right on the Grand Canal, footsteps away from the San Angelo vaperretto stop. Service excellent, nice breakfast and beautifully
attired rooms. Loved the whirlpool, especially after a day of getting lost in Venice. Would stay again and again in this lovely hotel.
My husband and I just returned from spending two nights in Venice at the end of May - at the end of our trip to Italy. This hotel is complete luxury and elegance. We wanted something special for the end of our trip, and this lived up to our expectations. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and had told the hotel in advance when making arrangements. When we arrived in our room, they sent us a complimentary bottle of champagne. Excellent staff who helped us with anything we asked. Very nice bar and public room on first floor overlooking the Grand Canal (much prettier than in the pictures I saw). Thomas in the bar makes a wonderful Bellini (although expensive). Breakfast is superb in the lovely breakfast room. The rooms are beautiful with a luxurious bathroom with hydrojet tub. Separate closet area away from the bedroom. The location on the Grand Canal is great, but it's about a ten minute walk to St. Mark's. But we thought being slightly away from there was a plus. And, easier to get to the Rialto and other sights from this location. The hotel was extremely quiet. We literally woke up to the sound of birds chirping outside our window (our room faced a courtyard). Now for the downside - it's not a cheap hotel. But then, hotels are expensive in Venice. We paid around $430 per night for the two nights at the end of May. Best price from Octopus travel (which we used thanks to a previous poster). If you want something special in Venice, I wouldn't hesitate to stay here.
My wife and I stayed here before getting on a cruise in early July, 2003. We got a pretty good deal (for Venice) either off the Internet or from the company web site.
We stayed here for 4 nights in January, 2004 in a junior suite overlooking a small side canal. The room was spacious and had a very nice bathroom with jacuzzi bath. The breakfast was below average, if this is important to you, you would certainly be disappointed.The position is fantastic, with a vaporetta stop 30 metres from the entry.
The staff are polite, amd mostly helpful. The hotel was very quiet, (I think we were the only guests) and I thought under the circumstances, they could have upgraded the room to a Grand Canal room, but overall a good hotel, and we would stay there again. Got the best rate from octopus travel
Beautiful and spacious
Our first time to Venice and we were so fortunate to stay at the beautiful, well located Palazzo Sant Angelo. Spacious rooms with sitting room, fruit basket upon arrival, large marble bathroom with double sinks, robes, slippers, etc. The breakfast buffet was plentiful and delicious. The hotel is steps away from the vaporetto. Walking distance to St. Mark's (although you are bound to get lost several times). We paid 315 euros/night - well worth it.