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Hotel Ca' Formenta

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Arriving... at the hotel was easy as its right by Arsenale boat stop, we were greeted at reception by a lovely man who was very polite and quickly checked us in. It took us over an hour by boat from the airport so upon arrival, we were freezing but the hotel did not dissapoint and was very warm, as was... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a couple for a cheap getaway with some couple friends of ours. We were after a good location to get into marco polo square and the main routes around venice. This hotel allowed us to do just this but not break the bank. Within less than 10 mins walk we were there. We stopped at the Arsenale... More 

Thank Mike M
New Jersey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This hotel is about a 10-15 walk from St. Mark's Square - the location of the hotel is on a quiet, wide street that has several restaurants and is right on the lagoon. Great views when you step outside! It is easily accessible from where the water taxi will drop you off - there are two bridges to go over,... More 

Thank Christina K
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

First of all: great location. For the rest less than average rather poor. Bathroom with mould over the shower, along the shower, non-functioning towel-radiator. Extremely stiff beds and flat pillows. Wi-Fi not working in our room. English-speaking channels on TV hardly visible. Stained bed-covers, chairs and sofa. The place needs a thorough remake!

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Thank 229henris
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights and the location is just perfect! Right on the grand canal. A 5-10 minute walk from the main attractions and a wide range of restaurants on your door step! The staff are friendly and helpful with any questions we had. The hotel also has its own private dock and its cost €110 to the airport.... More 

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Geneseo, NY
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed in Ca' Formenta several years ago and naturally, when planning a return visit to Venice, we booked a 3 night stay. It was a very good decision! The staff is exceedingly friendly and helpful. Breakfast was simple but filling. The rooms remain pretty much as they were several years ago and many have great views of the Grand... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was the second time we staid at Ca'Formenta. As many clients could have already said, it is very comfortable; the people are friendly, they do speak a very good English, they know the place and can be of good advice re restaurants, excursions, museums.Early bird will enjoy breakfast outside, watching true Venitians living and walking in this area. We... More 

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our three night stay here was brilliant; the staff speak excellent English and were always very helpful. The location, by the Via Garibaldi and close to Vaporetto stops as well as St Mark's Square, couldn't be bettered. It was quiet without being too far away from the main sights of Venice. It was my birthday while we were there and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is pleasant and is only a ten minute walk from St Marks square which is fantastic when it is ridiculously hot! Our room was okay, a bit old fashioned but nothing I wouldn't expect. The negatives of the rooms are that the showers are tiny, we both struggled to have more than a 5 minute shower as it... More 

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Torquay, Australia
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights and found the location of this hotel to be perfect. Just far enough away from the crowds to be quiet most of the day and close enough to the attractions to make it easy to get around. There is a supermarket down the road which made it easy to get supplies. There are two tables out... More 

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Staying in Castello

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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Ca Formenta is located in the lively Via Garibaldi, only 10 minute walk to San Marco Square. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ca' Formenta

Address: Castello 1650 | Via Garibaldi, 30122 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Castello
Price Range: $92 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ca' Formenta 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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