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Bed and Breakfast Gioia

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Via Pietro Liberi 10, 35132, Padua Italy
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#3 of 86 B&Bs / Inns in Padua
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The B & B GIOIA, is one of the best and highest-rated B & B in Padua, the elegance of the environment, the comfort of its 3 bedrooms all with private bathroom and an accessory wellnes, the proximity to the Padua railway station is 250m, to the Bus Station Shuttle for Marco Polo(Venice)is 400m, to Stop(Borgomagno)tram is 200m, making it the best location to enjoy the beauties of Padua and trip to Venice by train as a subway,cause in 30" you'll be in front of the Canal Grande!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Street parking
Wifi
Vending machine
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Hammam
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
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Clothes rack
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Farsi, Italian
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Roadrunner5527 wrote a review Nov 2019
Richardson, Texas170 contributions139 helpful votes
The other excellent reviews are spot-on. Sam greeted us when we arrived shortly after noon and offered us coffee and tea. These beverages, fruit, and slices of homemade cake are available all day. The rooms are large and clean and decorated in a modern style. We stayed for more than a week in early November. Pooya is a wonderful host and provided suggestions for visiting nearby towns, including suggesting whether to use the bus or train, and providing the schedule since these were towns we had not planned to visit. Breakfast included a large variety of breads, rolls, and croissants, hard-boiled eggs, slices of meat and cheese, tomato, cucumber, olives and pickles, apple juice or orange juice prepared with a juicer, cereals with milk, yogurt, dates, prunes, and an almond/walnut/raisin mix, fresh bananas, apples, and pears, and any variety of tea, coffee, or chocolate you could want. We were quite impressed with the spread of food on the countertops each morning. The rolls and croissants were slightly different each morning. There was a large table that could comfortably seat 8 people. We stayed in the bedroom with the private bathroom just outside our door. It was not a problem to come and go to the bathroom with our bathrobes. The bedroom was huge (maybe 20’ by 20’) with a queen-sized bed and a huge “schrank”/armoir for our closet with hangers provided. There were small bedside tables, a small desk and a TV. At night we lowered the rolling shutters so we had complete darkness from outside. The bathroom was also large, with a spa-shower. We enjoyed great hot water and nice towels. The hall was large and well lit. The living room had an office area for Pooya at the end, where he could work during breakfast and be available if any of his guests had questions. The rest of the living room had a large TV, sofa and comfortable chairs, and a coffee table with hard candies. We felt safe walking from the train station to the B&B. We used all three approaches. (1) We came through the train’s tunnel that provides access to the tracks and preferred turning right, then going down the short alley that was used by pedestrians, bicyclers, and a few autos, to Via Pietro Liberi, the street with the B&B. A left turn onto the street took us past apartment houses, the trash bins for the neighborhood, the police station, a hotel, and then to the B&B. (2) A left turn after surfacing from the railroad station’s tunnel took us past more businesses to a busy street. Then a right turn past more businesses and a right onto the B&B’s street, Via Pietro Liberi. The B&B was less than a block away. (3a) From the train station it is possible to go out the front of the station and turn right, walk up the steps to the big street, go right on the big street continuing on the bridge over the tracks and then right again on Via Pietro Liberi to the B&B. With suitcases, this is not a good option. (3b) Once you are settled at the B&B, if you are using the tram to come and go to the tourist sites, there is a tram stop 2 blocks from the B&B. From the B&B turn left and walk the short block to the big street, then turn right and the tram stop is just past the circle/round-about. This was a very comfortable walk. During our week’s stay, we talked with our host and his family more than we usually do at Bed and Breakfast establishments. I think we can say we made new friends. Our conversations covered many topics, and they patiently talked slowly in Italian so we could practice and improve our meager Italian. However, his English is excellent. We would definitely return again. Pooya has a continuing list of places for us to visit!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Judy N wrote a review Oct 2019
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This was one of the best locations we stayed at on our trip. The hosts were amazing. We had a late arrival and they were very accommodating. The breakfast was beautiful, fresh, and abundant. This was a great value with free parking and a large spacious room.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Saeta33 wrote a review Sep 2019
Bethesda, Maryland33 contributions19 helpful votes
The hosts of this B&B were super helpful with logistics and very friendly. A few pros of this B&B: Conveniently located, 5-10 min walk from the main train station and just around the corner from a tram stop. Room and bathroom were clean. Liked the buffet style breakfast that let you eat whenever you wished. Cons: Central air so we could not adjust the temperature in our room. One guest complained it was too cold prompting them to turn the central air con off completely in late evening. I didn't sleep bc it was too hot and there was no air circulation. Decor in room and dining room was a bit sterile in feel. While bathroom was only used by us, it was outside in hall making it a tad inconvenient for those middle of the night pee breaks. Overall a good value for money and again friendly and helpful hosts.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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LifeWanderers wrote a review Aug 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia24 contributions6 helpful votes
No wonder this B&B is rated 5 stars. It would have even more if they were available. We wanted to see Padua, especially the Scrovegni Chapel (book far in advance!) and city museums. B8B Gioia is amazing. Kind hosts in a beautiful setting, less than 5 minutes walk to the main train station where some trains will whisk you into Santa Lucia Station in Venice is less than 15 minutes! All of the major sights of Padua are within a 30-minute walk, with lots or restaurants and bars even closer. The host is a real sweetheart and provides good tips and guidance. The room and private bath were very comfortable and modern with every convenience. Breakfast was set up beautifully every morning in a kitchen that looked like it came out of a high-end kitchen showroom. Such an excellent B&B choice all the way round.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Harriet G wrote a review Jul 2018
Richland Center, Wisconsin18 contributions4 helpful votes
A three generation family stayed here for a wonderful Saturday evening. We walked to the square which was filled with tables for drinking, dining and hearing some good music. Our rooms were large, modern baths, very comfortable living room, and a wonderful kitchen/dining area where we were served a most generous breakfast. Our host gave us great recommendations for pizza and for catching the train to Venice. We were all grateful to have found such a welcoming place with a kind and helpful owner.
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Date of stay: June 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Both rooms are large with modern bathrooms and one has a large jetted tub
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PRICE RANGE
US$97 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
gioia hotel padua, gioia bed and breakfast
LOCATION
ItalyVenetoProvince of PaduaPadua
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bed and Breakfast Gioia
Which popular attractions are close to Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Nearby attractions include Stazione di Padova (0.2 km), Bar Marabu (0.2 km), and Casa Strozzi (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mode Sushi, Osteria di Fuori Porta, and Rangoli Indian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Bed and Breakfast Gioia have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Bed and Breakfast Gioia offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Bed and Breakfast Gioia located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.09 km away from the centre of Padua.
Are pets allowed at Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bed and Breakfast Gioia?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Italian, and Farsi.