$94 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 18, 2015 Check-out: Aug 21, 2015

Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

3 stars
View map of S. Croce-Rio Marin, 817, Venice, 30135

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
2.8
out of 5
25 reviews
a wonderful weekend

A very nice little hotel near the heart of Venice. Clean and tidy with friendly staff and very well... See full review

  • Flymbard
  • Jul 28, 2015
Not Fancy but totally worth the price

I booked this hotel because of the location and the price. I arrived in Venice late so I knew that... See full review

  • enmedusa
  • Feb 12, 2015
Serenading gondoliers regularly float by the Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice, an affordable hotel in a 17th century building in the historic heart of Venice, along the beautiful Rio San Marin canal. Centrally located, the hotel is convenient to the transportation hubs of the Venice Santa Lucia railway station and the Piazzale Roma. It is a short walk from the Scalzi Bridge and within walking distance of St. Mark's Square, the Rialto Bridge and many other popular Venice attractions. An on-site restaurant and lounge keep guests satisfied.
Location
The Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice is located along the beautiful Rio San Marin canal in the northwest of Venice's historical center, near the Scalzi Bridge and the transportation hubs of the Venice Santa Lucia railway station and Piazzale Roma. The hotel is south of the Jewish Ghetto, and northwest of the Fenice Theater and St. Mark's Square.
Rooms
Classical refinement meets affordable and modern comfort in the 30 rooms of the Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice. Some rooms overlook the Rio San Marin canal, and rooms with balconies also are available. All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with satellite/cable TV, and a safe. Small pets are welcome, and ground floor rooms and other accommodations are available for guests with disabilities.
Property features
Guests start each morning with the Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice's breakfast buffet in the hotel's dining room. After a day of sightseeing, guests relax in the hotel's lounge. Fax and photocopying services are available. Internet access in the hall area is on offer at an added fee.
Highlights
  • On-site restaurant and lounge
  • Convenient to transportation hubs
  • Near the Scalzi Bridge and within walking distance of St. Mark's Square and popular Venice attractions
Nearby attractions
  • Scalzi Bridge (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
  • Rialto Bridge (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • St. Mark's Square (1 mi/1.7 km)
Transportation
  • Marco Polo Airport (9.7 mi/15.6 km)
  • Ferrovia vaporetto (waterbus) docks (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Venice Santa Lucia railway station (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Piazzale Roma (0.5 mi/0.8 km)

 

Policies

A tax has been imposed by the city for stays beginning 1 October 2012, and will be collected directly at the property. The tax ranges from EUR 1 to EUR 5 per person, per night. The amount has been determined by the local administration, depends on the star rating of hotel and the season of travel. This tax does not apply from the 6th consecutive night of stay onwards, to residents of Venice City and children under 10 years of age. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For additional details on this tax please check with the hotel property at check-in.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice Rooms

Standard Single Room
The property offers 38 comfortable guestrooms and family suites for up to five persons, each featuring private bathroom with hairdryer.
Double Standard Room
The property offers 38 comfortable guestrooms each featuring private bathroom with hairdryer. Just few are located on the Annex building with basic services and shared bathroom and are listed at a cheaper rate.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
Internet
High-speed internet

Nearby points of interest

  • Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: 0.2 mi
  • Basilica dei Frari: 0.2 mi
  • Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita di San Rocco: 0.2 mi
  • Madonna dell'Orto: 0.2 mi
  • Santa Lucia Station: 0.2 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 0.3 mi
  • Murano Glass Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Palazzo Grassi: 0.4 mi
  • Ghetto: 0.4 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 0.5 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 0.5 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.5 mi
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia: 0.5 mi
  • La Fenice Theatre: 0.6 mi
  • Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: 0.2 mi
  • Basilica dei Frari: 0.2 mi
  • Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita di San Rocco: 0.2 mi
  • Madonna dell'Orto: 0.2 mi
  • Santa Lucia Station: 0.2 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 0.3 mi
  • Murano Glass Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Palazzo Grassi: 0.4 mi
  • Ghetto: 0.4 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 0.5 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 0.5 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.5 mi
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia: 0.5 mi
  • La Fenice Theatre: 0.6 mi
  • Port of Venice: 0.6 mi
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection: 0.7 mi
  • San Moise: 0.7 mi
  • Guggenheim Museum: 0.7 mi
  • San Zulian: 0.7 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 0.7 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute: 0.7 mi
  • St Marks Square: 0.7 mi
  • Museo Correr: 0.7 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 0.7 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 0.7 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 0.8 mi
  • Colleoni Monument: 0.8 mi
  • National Library of St Mark's: 0.8 mi
  • Archeological museum: 0.8 mi
  • Palazzo Ducale: 0.8 mi
  • Bridge of Sighs: 0.9 mi
  • San Francesco della Vigna: 1.1 mi
  • San Giorgio Maggiore: 1.2 mi
  • Arsenale: 1.4 mi
  • San Pietro di Castello: 1.7 mi
  • Burano: 5.4 mi
  • Lace Museum: 5.5 mi

Dining

Breakfast
A buffet breakfast is served in the breakfast room each morning between 7.30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
2:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Overall score

2.7 / 5
5.01.0
20 out of 25
Amenities:
2.5
Cleanliness:
3.1
Hotel staff:
3.5
Comfort:
3
Location:
3.6
Value:
3.3

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Maro
Business
Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 17, 2011

Great Find

Perfect hotel would stay there again. Staff was great especially Gianni. Breakfast was delicious and included in the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Robin and cassie
Business
Gloucester
Jul 29, 2012

Great Staff and Location

Loved it here, great location close to canal, I would definitely recommend staying here, close to everything you need, rooms clean and air con too yay, staff brilliant and breakfast enough to start the day Loved it all x

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Local Italian Kebab and greats staff

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Santa Cruz, CA
Jun 6, 2010

Hotel Basilea - April 2010

Quaint hotel with friendly staff and nice rooms in a very convenient location. Close to the Piazalle Roma for ground transportation, the train station, and the vaporetto (water bus) stop. Breakfast was not that great except for the coffee and criossants, but it was included and the breakfast room was very nice. The yellow sign outside the hotel made it very easy to find the hotel, which is a big plus in Venice. Definitely a great deal for Venice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Fun wine bar just around the corner on Rio San Martin.

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Chicago, IL
Jun 9, 2010

Worth the price

Old building (well.. it's Venice!) but in decent condition and it has air conditioner which is a nice surprise. Good location--quiet neighborhood, yet still close to train station (about 5 minutes walk) and easy to find. You don't want to get lost trying to find the hotel while still carrying your luggage (you will have plenty of opportunities to get lost.. believe me!). You can even walk to St Mark square (about 30 minutes walk) or take waterbus in front of train station through Grand Canal which is pretty convenient. Our rate didn't include breakfast so we can't comment on it. There are a number of restaurants and cafe around so not having breakfast included is no big deal. Overall, it's a nice stay in Venice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Traveling on Grad School Budget
Business
New Brunswick, NJ
Mar 22, 2010

More than adequate housing in Venice

The location was great for a trip to Venice: close enough to the train station for an easy walk with luggage, but far enough from the main tourist areas that it was nice and quiet. The hotel was affordable, gave adequate housing, had nice staff. I'd say that this is the perfect no-frills value place to stay in Venice - Spend your money on food, wine, and transportation instead of opulent housing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Ft lauderdale, fl
Jun 22, 2010

Hotel

Great location and friendly staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Houston Tx
Jun 2, 2010

Good deal

If you do the Rome, Florence, Venice vacation, by the time you get to Venice, you are tired of being surrounded by tourists. This hotel is on a quiet street away from the main tourist spots. It was easy to find and close to the train station and bus terminal. Not fancy, but clean and the staff was friendly

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Flymbard
Business
N/A
Jul 28, 2015

a wonderful weekend

A very nice little hotel near the heart of Venice. Clean and tidy with friendly staff and very well situated. Good value for money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Houston, TX
Jul 26, 2010

Basilea-Venice

The hotel had a great location in relation to the train station. As a matter of fact, when you are leaving the train station and heading towards the bridge, if you look down, you will see on the floor, a tiled sign with the hotel's name and an arrow directing you to turn towards the bridge. We wanted a hotel close to the train station so we didnt have to lug our luggage all over. The front office person was very nice and offered us a city map without us having to ask for one. He also offered us a discounted taxi ride to one of the Murano glass factories for 5 euros each and coffee and tea (since we didn't have time to wait for the full breakfast). The only complaint that I have is that the towels were not that white and my towel on the first day was almost torn in half.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Short walk to the train station and the main station for the water buses.

Review of Albergo Basilea Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
ItalyLovers
Business
Virginia
Jul 29, 2010

Great Deal

This hotel room was very large. The air conditioning was good and the staff was very friendly and helpful. It was a great room for the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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