How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Canal Venice
Travel Blogs from Venice
... glass blowing which is apparently a tradition handed down from generations past. It was alright but clearly just an excuse to get us into an expensive souvenir shop.
We then went to St Mark Basilica which had a lot of pretty impressive artwork painted all over the ceilings. Alas, no photos were allowed.
Most of the day was spent ...
... foot or by boat. It is very interesting..and everything is so old. I barely have the words for this old city.. it something that needs to be seen.
Anyway we took the tour of St. Marks Basilica with an English tour guide and it was very interesting to learn about the history instead of just walking around alone. We also went to the top of the bell tower which was very cool for the views were outstanding. OH i forgot to mention.. when you visit any sort of church ...
... were made by the family, artisans from generations past passing their skills on. Karen picked out some beauties.
We had a snack at a canal side restaurant, a calzone and beer. There were raindrops in the air but the crowds were nonexistent. It was after 5 and we decided to head for the boat and back to Venice using our pass. When we arrived, I took Mom over to a special area I had read about before we left home, a great place to ride the gondolas. ...
... apparently don't think too much of the All Blacks and the City of Paris we made our way towards the sea. In the increasing heat of the day we walked the entire length of the waterfront enjoying the sea air. Halfway along, we even spied the super-yacht that we had seen several times in port in Croatia a week earlier. Not a bad way to travel, we decided. By half twelve we met at the dock to board our boat tour of the Grand Canal. Making our way through the ...
... 15 days. And I might add, all with a backpack. Wanted to ditch that thing a few times but persevered and can now say, been there, done that.
Although sad to be going home Maja knows her baby bird can fly on her own and is having the time of her life traveling the world. I would still be stuck on the tube or perhaps in France or Switzerland somewhere - in a country unfamiliar with the language and European ways. So happy I had ...