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Istituto Canossiano

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This hostel is great. Rooms are basic but have en suite bathrooms. Clean and comfortable and very central for a fraction of the cost of a hotel. There is a kitchen and dining room and big courtyard with tables and chairs.

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I spent 1 night in a single room with toilet and bathroom on the second floor overlooking the lovely garden and courtyard. I was given a friendly welcome by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and guided to the reception. The Institute is extremely clean and...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A friend and I shared a room here. We stayed on the ground floor and had access to a beautiful shaded courtyard. The rooms were comfortable and clean and we had our own bathroom and shower. It really is a sanctuary of quietness and tranquillity...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I hesitate to praise the Istituto because it may attract the "wrong" sort of guest. For me, it is perfect. It is very quiet, very clean and very secure. But it is not a regular hotel or B&B. It is a religious institute, and nuns...More

2  Thank GloriaAnchio
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is an ideal place to stay if one would like to escape from the tourists hordes. Once passing through the door one is immediately aware of the restful calm of the Istituto with its tranquil courtyards. The staff are all charming and helpful. They...More

3  Thank TravellerNG
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Nearby
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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The nearest vaporetto stop (No 1 line) is at Ca' Rezzonico which is about 5 to 7 minutes walk. From the vaporetto stop proceed down Calle Lunga S. Barnaba until you get to the Campo. Just past the café turn left into the... More
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"My room number 856 was on the second floor with a nice view on the garden and courtyard,"
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"The interior rooms on the courtyard are more quiet, but you may prefer to look out over the small canal on..."
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"Our room opened to the courtyard. It was spacious with double beds, dressers/desks, and en suite lav. Fan..."
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"Ask for a room overlooking the courtyard."
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