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Hotel Dona Palace

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 September 2014

Helpful, friendly staff. They allowed us to check-in to our room earlier than check-in time. We had a beautiful bedroom and sitting room overlooking the canal. Free Wi-fi. Just moments away from hundreds of shops and restaurants and gelatti shops and museums and San Marco...More

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Response from donapalace, Front Desk Manager at Hotel Dona PalaceResponded 7 September 2014

Dear Sir/Madam, thank you so much for leaving a nice review about our Hotel Donà Palace! We were glad to read you found our staff helpful and friendly: we love pleasing our guest's requests and making him comfortable in our 15th Century palace. We also...More

Reviewed 29 August 2014

Quietly located on a tiny street a mere block from St. Marks Square, this small boutique hotel is exquisite, friendly, incredibly well located and a third of the price of the larger "famous name" hotels in this terribly expensive town. As accomodating as any hotel...More

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Response from donapalace, Front Desk Manager at Hotel Dona PalaceResponded 7 September 2014

Dear Sir/Madam, thank you so much for quoting us 5/5 on Tripadvisor: the satisfaction of guests like you is our most important goal and we now seem to have it reached with you. We sincerely hope to welcome you again soon in the future!

Reviewed 25 August 2014

This hotel is just steps away from St. Mark's Square. This would ordinarily be a plus, but we felt like we had to fight our way through the crowds each day to go out or come back in. The hotel is nice, with good staff...More

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Response from donapalace, Front Desk Manager at Hotel Dona PalaceResponded 7 September 2014

Dear Virginia, thanks for taking your time to write a review about yur stay at the Donà Palace! We are glad you appreciated our central location (San Marco's Square is less than 5 minutes walk away!), our good service and our clean rooms. We hope...More

Reviewed 23 August 2014

We had very high hopes arriving by water taxi onto the private jetty, which was the best welcome we've had to a city in a long time. Waiters at breakfast had great banter and went one step further by bringing tea to the room. Very...More

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Response from donapalace, Front Desk Manager at Hotel Dona PalaceResponded 7 September 2014

Dear Scott, thank you so much for your review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Donà Palace, also experiencing the pleasure of arriving to our private landing-stage by water-taxi! So pleased to read you enjoyed our buffet-style breakfast, our central location, the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

I'll make my review short, sweet and to the point. PROS: - Professional, friendly staff; upgraded us to a suite right at check-in without us even asking - Beautiful, spacious, well designed room; beautiful bathroom - Great breakfast service; lots of choice and again professional...More

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Response from donapalace, Front Desk Manager at Hotel Dona PalaceResponded 7 September 2014

Dear Sir/Madam, thank you so much for taking your time to leave a detailed review about our Donà Palace Hotel. Overall you seem to have enjoyed your stay with us, and we are very happy about it. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming...More

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Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 159 - US$ 483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#46 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#121 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 159 - US$ 483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#46 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#121 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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
...More
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LGredwine
13 October 2017|
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Response from donapalace | Property representative |
Dear L Gredwine, we have a second floor room with a terrace for smoking. On the second floor you arrive with elevator. Always on the second floor there is the breakfast room and the bar. The room is number 20!!! See you... More
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LGredwine
12 October 2017|
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Response from mimiimerii |
The hotel is small, any room you get will be fine. As soon as you walk out of the lobby you turn left and the restaurant is right there on your right hand side... they have an elevator which gets you to the terrace... there... More
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yogagirl212
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Response from butterbeanmash | Reviewed this property |
We booked the 'Alilaguna' service online before we went for €25 return. It goes directly from the airport to Piazza San Marco from where it is a five minute (max) walk to the Dona Palace.
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"Upgrading to a junior suite with canal view really added to the experience"
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"... Chose a room not near the breakfast room."
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"Don’t pull the cord in the shower..it’s for emergencies....it wasn’t labeled"
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"We have a room at the 5th floor overlooking the channel"
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