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Hotel Ala - Historical Places of Italy

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed just the one night in Venice before flying home after a mini tour of Florence and the north of Italy. The hotel is about 30 seconds walk from a water bus stop called Saint Maria del Giglio or just Giglio as tsome seem to call it. When we arrived in Venice we caught the water bus from the...

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Dear Drobertmoore, 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, Alessandro– front desk

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my partner stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. The hotel is central to most things and easy to find. For our view we had a little canal which was nice. The maids do a lovely job of cleaning the room and the bathroom is beautiful. Breakfast is very good too. For dinner we went to a restaurant...

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Dear Shareace, 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, Alessandro – front desk

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms were renovated and have a nice decoration. Coffee and tea are available in the room, but the bathroom, however spacious, offeres no other ammenities than shower caps and soap. I found matress and pillows a bit hard. The breakfast is very good. The hotel is at a walking distance to Piazza San Marco and other attractions and a...

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Dear Eliane, Thank you for taking the time to share your review about your stay at the Hotel Ala, we are pleased we met your expectations and hope to welcome you again back soon. Sincerely, Alessandro – front desk

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room was for three adults so that was a bit challenging. We were up at the top, in the attic? The great thing was there was an elevator which is not readily available in Europe. The room was spacious, but it had a step up in the middle of the room which I thought would be a challenge in...

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Dear Lisa, 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, Alessandro – front desk

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consider staying at Hotel Ala: Historical Places of Italy when visiting Venice. From the moment you arrive at the Grand Canal, your voyage on the public vaporetto will take you directly to this gem of a hotel in one of the world's most incredible cities. The quality of your stay for the price and ease of accessibility can not be...

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Dear Paul, thank's for nice review, we're really happy you enjoied your holiday in our home and wonderful city...hope see you again for another visit at Hotel Ala.. Ciao! Alessandro & staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful experience and we will go back. GREAT LOCATION. Staff couldn't have been nicer. Short walk to San Marcos square and all the great shops. The water bus is just steps away and can take you all through Venis and the Islands.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to end our anniversary trip in style, and Hotel Ala helped us do it! From check in to check out this place treats all visitors like royalty. The short 100-meter walk from the local water-taxi stop to the hotel offers ease of finding it and getting back out to tour. The room we had was lavishly decorated, looked...

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Buongiorno! 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, Stefano – front desk

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel ala was perfect . We were a group of 8, we had three rooms. It was about fifty steps from the water. My room with my husband overlooked the square and was decorated very Italian and ornate . Our friends down the hall had a large room with two queen beds. My sisters room on the ground floor was...

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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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel's location is superb. Arrived by water taxi from the airport, and the walk from the taxi stop to the hotel is no more than 100 metres. Also very close to St. Mark's Square - about a 5 minute walk. First impression of the hotel was good - elegant, clean, historically interesting, and the staff very friendly. Had booked...

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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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had such a great time staying at Hotel Ala. The room's were clean and comfortable and it was perfectly located right near Piazza San Marco but far enough away from hoards of tourists. Also remarkably easy to get to on the water taxi from Santa Lucia Station.

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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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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 6,827 - ₹ 20,844 (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:
#11 Green Hotel in Venice
#83 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#89 Family Hotel in Venice
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“I don't know about the others, but mine was full of light, spacious, with two twins beds and a window to a channel where I could see the gondols passing by. Both room and bathroom were larger than I expected.”
 of 5 bubbles 68elianep, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It was worth it to us to get a slightly larger room to store our luggage, so we could relax between morning and afternoon touring.”
  • Away from the Grand Canal
  • Toward the Grand Canal
  • The decor takes you back in time.
  • Venetian Murano glass in every room!
 of 5 bubbles Mick-Johnna, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the canal”
 of 5 bubbles ShropshireSunshine, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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