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Hotel Pausania

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
This palace was a rich and magnificent residence of an aristocratic Venetian family, now it is an elegant and refined 3 stars Hotel, completely restored. The Hotel enjoys of an interesting position, preferred by the intellectuals and artists, searching for quiet and inspiration. Inside the Hotel, at the entrance, there is a stoned staircase that goes from the lobby to the second floor, once called "piano nobile", where there are some rooms. The intelligent restoration has effected a correct and balanced compromise between aesthetical demands and the non-renounced functional requirements, essential an hotel that wants to keep step with the times. The rooms, in typical Venetian style,are furnished with elegance and good taste, with all comforts (private bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, air-conditioned, coffee and thea machine). Our clients can also enjoy of a lightly and roomy sitting-room on the second floor, a bar on the ground floor with a free internet point, and a nice and big veranda overlooking the garden, where the buffet breakfast is served in the morning.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
163Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
160Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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 in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbours exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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My 2 sons (10 and 12) and I stayed for a week during Carnival time. A short walk from the water bus stop the hotel was easy to find. We were warmly greeted by a helpful young receptionist who gave us lots of information. Then we were helped with our cases up to our room. The
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Response from hotelpausania, Responsabile reception at Hotel Pausania
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest We thank you for your positive review that you left on our hotel and we are pleased that our efforts could have made your stay in Venice more enjoyable. We can not help but thank you again and we hope to see you again in Venice and in our Hotel in the future. All the staff of the Hotel Pausania
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The hotel Pausania has the atmosphere and decor of a Renaissance palazzo, but all the comforts of a clean, modern hotel. It is in a quiet location, but within easy walking reach of the Rialto, Accademia or St Marks. It is next to Campo San Barnaba, and close to Campo Santa
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Response from hotelpausania, Responsabile reception at Hotel Pausania
Responded Feb. 13, 2019
Dear Mrs DollyMatt THANK YOU for choosing our Hotel for the third time and for your wonderful words, recognizing our efforts to make our customers' stay enjoyable. We really look forward to see you again for the fourth, fifth ...... time! Thanks again from all the staff of Hotel Pausania Maria Grazia
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We are in our thirties travelling with a two year old, we read brilliant reviews and it hasn’t let us down. 3* going on a 4*. Typical Venetian, on a small canal, fantastic staff, very clean, gorgeous room with ornate ceiling and glass chandeliers. Beautiful courtyard as you walk
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Response from hotelpausania, Responsabile reception at Hotel Pausania
Responded Feb. 13, 2019
Dear Mrs Marie Thank you so much for your kind words and the positive review of our Hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed our services and this could make your visit to our beautiful city more pleasant We hope we can still have our welcome guest and in the meantime we thank you again for your time. Best regards Maria Grazia and all staff
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We had a great stay at this friendly, clean and slightly out of the way hotel. We stayed for 9 days and for six of them we were in a room on the upper floor approached by the wonderful inner courtyard and stone steps. the room was a good size by Venetian standards, with tea and
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Response from hotelpausania, Responsabile reception at Hotel Pausania
Responded Jan. 16, 2019
Dear Crystal Thank you for your review and we are happy that you have spent a pleasant stay in Venice and in our Hotel, although you have had to change room for the reasons you describe. We hope to see you again in our hotel and so you can check the improvements that we are making to our structure, to make more pleasant stay for our customers. Thanks again and we wish you the best Maria Grazia
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On my very first visit to Venice, I chose to stay at Hotel Pausania. This hotel is about a mile from Santa Lucia Station on a very quiet street right overlooking a beautiful canal. Every staff member was very friendly. Their hospitality made me feel very welcome. I wish I had
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Response from hotelpausania, Responsabile reception at Hotel Pausania
Responded Dec. 14, 2018
Dear Guest first of all we want to thank you for choosing our Hotel for your stay in Venice and to dedicate now that minute of your time to give an opinion on our house. We are delighted that you have been able to spend a pleasant stay with us and have enjoyed our hospitality. We always try to have an 'eye of respect' for all our customers and then have a good review as yours gratifies us for our efforts. Thanks again, and we hope we can still have our welcome guest See you soon! Maria Grazia
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Is there an elevator or will staff take luggage to your room? Thanks
Dear Jayne Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately there is not an elevator here in our hotel but we can help you with the luggage. Thank you Martina
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Buy Vaporetto tickets from Venice Unica to include return trip to Airport, catch the No 5 Bus right outside the Airport to Piazale Roma then get the Vaporetto down the Grand Canal to Ca Rezzonico stop and a very short walk from there.
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Hi, I am staying at this hotel next week. Can you recommend any restaurants?
Sorry can't remember the exact names of the restaurants, but the hotel staff were so helpful at recommending local restaurants to us, all of which we really enjoyed.
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Is there guest parking at the hotel or nearby. Thank you.
No, this part of Venice is pedestrian only. However, it is near the Ca' Rezzonico (about a five minute walk) where you can easily get a water taxi.
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"Rooms on the second floor are near to a very nice lounge."
"Ask for a spacious room! Or book a twin!"
"Select one which overlooks the canal."
"Book rooms in the 200 range, since they are adjacent to a lovely lounge area overlooking the canal."
"211 was our room. Very good."
US$92 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
pausania hotel venice
ItalyVenetoProvince of VeniceCity of VeniceVeniceDorsoduro / Accademia
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