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Hotel Ala - Historical Places of Italy

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very comfortable hotel. The staff attends to your needs cheerfully. The American Bar downstairs is really cozy and the drinks are very well made. Breakfast included and everything is spotless.

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ALA2494, Responsabile reception at Hotel Ala - Historical Places of Italy, responded to this review

Dear guest pw w, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at the Hotel Ala – Venice on TripAdvisor. We are pleased we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again back soon. Sincerely, Jury – front desk

Hayward, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can't afford the Gritti, then this is second best, because it's right behind the Gritti. The location of the Ala is an easy walk from the Vaporetto stop, with no steps or bridges, to the front door of the hotel, right in the middle of the San Marco area. Our room (275) overlooked a small canal, and everyday...

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Dear guest vcave, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at the Hotel Ala – Venice on TripAdvisor. We are pleased we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again back soon. Sincerely, Jury – front desk

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We looked extensively on many web sites to choose a hotel in Venice. Our travel agent suggested Hotel Ala so we looked it up. We were pleased with what we saw so booked our room there. It was by far the best choice we made. At the time we did not know it was a historical place. The location of...

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Dear CaptSeahog, we're happy to have met your expectations thank's for the review Alessandro & staff

The Villages
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice 5 night stay at the Hotel Ala in Venice. It is very convenient to St. Mark's and Doges palace, close to a vaporetto stop, and has a great staff. Our room was small by American standards, but had a comfortable bed and a clean bathroom. Included breakfast was one of the best we've ever had....

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Dear guest Y2209EIdouglasm, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at the Hotel Ala – Venice on TripAdvisor. We are pleased we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again back soon. Sincerely, Jury – front desk

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel Ala was in a great location for us to spend 3 short days (as it turns out) in Venice. An easy 1 minute walk (If that) from the Vaporetto 1 stop at Giglio it couldn't be any easier. Transfers to the hotel can also be arranged with very little effort on the visitors part. There is a lot to...

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Dear guest shintaro1, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at the Hotel Ala – Venice on TripAdvisor. We are pleased we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again back soon. Sincerely, Jury – front desk

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This hotel encapsulated my dream of staying in Venice. Having parked our vehicle at Tronchetta, it was an exhilarating boat ride to the nearest dock to Hotel Ala and literally a two minute walk and we were there. All the rooms our group had were beautifully decorated, had comfortable beds, nice bathrooms, but although each room was the same price,...

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Buongiorno Thank you so much for sharing your experience here in our Hotel Ala!! Kind regards Stefano, reception

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful breakfast, with lots of choices. Staff was very welcoming and helpful, and fluent in English. Rooms were very clean and well maintained. Perfect location. Just take the number 1 water bus to the water station Giglio stop. 1 block away. Lots of resteraunts and shopping close by.

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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at the Hotel Ala – Venice on TripAdvisor. We are pleased we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again back soon. Sincerely, Jury – front desk

Orillia, Canada
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

As the title states, an all around excellent option. The location is great, close enough to popular sites yet also close to back alleyway restaurants and bars. While the rooms are typical European small, they are very clean and function well. Staff were generally friendly and helpful with the only exception being the breakfast staff who appear to dislike their...

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Dear guest mpsrent, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at the Hotel Ala – Venice on TripAdvisor. We are pleased we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again back soon. Sincerely, Jury – front desk

London
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Venice at the beginning of July, and it was everything I'd imagined... Beautiful! This hotel did not let us down. It was well located, charming and clean with a lovely rooftop terrace that can be enjoyed in the sun. The hotel is next to a small narrow canal so when the gondolas go past you can enjoy listening to...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Getting off the water bus. Wasn't sure how far we would have to walk and after walking a short distance we come to an opening and we were there. Good central location and close to major sites. The breakfast was wonderful and room was cozy and quaint. Very historical area and so many sites to see

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Buongiorno! Thank you very much for sharing your experience in TA! Kind regards Stefano, reception

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old noble home, 3 Stars Superior Hotel, in the real heart of Venice, just few steps from St. Mark's Square, easily reachable by public service line 1 (dock S. Maria del Giglio at 50 meters) and direct access for taxi-boat and gondolas. Tarnowska's American Bar with wine/cheese tasting. Complimentary American Buffet breakfast. 100% SMOKE-FREE Hotel. Best HYPER SPEED WI-FI in town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ala - Historical Places of Italy

Address: Sestiere San Marco 2494 | Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, 30124 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
Price Range: €75 - €258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Ala - Historical Places of Italy 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Ala Hotel Venice
Best Western Venice
Hotel Ala Venice
Hotel Style:
#8 Green Hotel in Venice
#83 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#89 Family Hotel in Venice
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“Top floor, facing front of hotel was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lovetravel1996, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I stayed on the 4th floor-there is no air conditioning and the room was a bit stuffy the first night.”
 of 5 bubbles 187royr, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A room looking out onto the square in front of the hotel would be nice. But I had a room that looked into a courtyard, and it too was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles rexh107, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Back side of the hotel has a view of a canal used by gondoliers.”
 of 5 bubbles HiflyerAS, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles ALANMURF, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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