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Rome, Italy
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271 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing location in the only inhabited building at the San Marco square. The view is really unreally fantastic. One must have the experience of overnighting just behind the clock mechanism of the Watch tower and over the night life of the square.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were a couple staying in Venice for 2 nights on holiday. We had booked the ANTICO PANADA Hotel but when we arrived at the hotel, we were told that we would be staying in another hotel about 100 metres back towards St. Marks’ Square. The hotel was the Best Windows hotel an we were taken by a porter and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

As many of the view state on here, the views from the room are incredible. You do pay for the view & location, the room itself whilst visually pretty, is actually quite basic, lacking detail (i.e coffee making facilities are provided but no UHT milk etc) The hotel keys are collected from another Hotel reception, so this is more like... More 

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Verona, Italy
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127 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We got in venice on a saturday morning last month.The view is stunning. I suggest the hotel to offer more comfort such as slippers, bathrobe and a welcome gift as it is supposed to be a luxury accommodation. I recommend the hotel as the view has no price , but I suggest the hotel to empower the customer experience

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Thank warhol25
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

First thing you need to go to another hotel to do check in (Panada Hotel) and they don't tell you that in the instructions. After we hunted down the hotel and did check in we got to our room, you need 3 keys to get in to the room. We got room 701 looking straight to San Marco's square. First... More 

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Thank Roberto F
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

If you are dreaming about visiting Venice or your partner do! This is the best hotel to stay in there. The hotel is just located on San Marco Sq. Of you want to stay in this hotel you have to have the San Marco view or no need to pay this much for no view. The furniture is simply Great.... More 

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Main Beach, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014

The best windows rooms have a truly amazing view of Piazza San Marco and the location could not be better. The room was nice, but the minibar was not stocked at all, there was no milk and only two bags of tea available in the room. Also, we had to ring twice for room service to come and clean our... More 

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key west
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I was worried about which room I would get. I got 701. The room in the picture. I was awesome. The two french doors left of the clock. I was so tired the first two night, I didnt even hear the bells chiming. Wonderful location. I would stay there again!!

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

One of the best hotels I've been in Venice. Do not book the room in this hotel if it doesn't have a view to San Marco Sqr. WIFI is free which is good but signal is not strong. If I'm going to visit Venice again definitely I will make sure that I have a reservation in this hotel with a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2013

This is the only place to stay if you want the best view in Venice. Gorgeous room and decorated just as you would imagine a Venetian palace to be. So easy just to wander down to the square for breakfast or a coffee or dinner. Enjoyed just watching people from the window away from the crowds. Our room was just... More 

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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Address: Sestiere San Marco 144, 30124 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
Price Range: €116 - €563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Best Windows 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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 of 5 bubbles 702stephenb702, 9 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you like the rooms on the website, looking out to St. Mark's Square and with the tall windows, ask for room #701. It might be slightly louder with crowd noise when the windows are open, but quiet with them closed. It's the nicest room overall in my opinion.”
 of 5 bubbles copperrosemaiden, 20 May 2013 | Read review
“One of the two rooms facing the piazza are a must; otherwise,find another place.”
  • view from room on a sunny afternoon
  • view at dusk from our room
  • note the snow; view from our cozy room
  • view just outside our room
  • smallish bathroom
  • efficient and clean bathroom
  • the room, facing the bathroom
  • our room at night
 of 5 bubbles Beaune, 29 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Lower room very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles lindupep, 22 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Always ask for a room facing St Marks Square - it is worth the extra cost!”
 of 5 bubbles Shelinds, 5 Apr 2013 | Read review
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