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Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice

4 stars
Calle Buccari 10, Venice, 30132
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
23 reviews
A little overpriced, but worht it for a one night stay.

I was only in Venice for one night (but two full days), and therefore wanted a chain hotel so I... See full review

  • Shannon C.
  • Nov 17, 2014
Very comfortable place in very expensive town

Generally, hotel rooms in Venice are small, expensive, in old buildings and not "good value" by US... See full review

  • Player4747
  • Sep 29, 2014
A tranquil refuge, walking distance from the heart of historic Venice
Built in an ancient convent, the Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice is a peaceful retreat from the bustle of the busier tourist areas yet still within walking distance of St. Mark’s Square. Rich in history and architectural delights, the hotel also is elegantly contemporary in its décor and modern in its services and amenities. With its own private restaurant and fully equipped conference room, the hotel is a self-contained haven with historic Venice waiting just outside the door.
Highlights
  • Peaceful setting offers a sanctuary from the bustle of Venice, but still walking distance from many popular areas
  • Valentine's Restaurant is exclusively for guests of the hotel
  • Fully-equipped conference room, The Cloister, provides a unique and stylish setting for meetings

Location
The Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice is located near the Biennale Gardens and the Pierluigi Penzo Stadium, in east Venice on Sant'Elena. It is within walking distance of St. Mark's Square and many other popular Venice landmarks.

Rooms
The Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice's 76 rooms are large and modern in their amenities, blending classical architecture with contemporary design. Rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with Internet access, satellite TV, mini-bars, safes and other standard conveniences. Many rooms are accessible to guests with disabilities, and non-smoking rooms are available.

Features
A full-service sanctuary, the Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice is the kind of hotel guests don't want to leave, despite the lure of all Venice beyond its walls. Enjoy breakfast overlooking the hotel's tranquil garden. Dine and pass the evening at Valentine's, the hotel's restaurant and bar. In between, enjoy the restored architectural details and the gardens.

Transportation
  • Marco Polo Airport (13.9 mi/22.3 km)
  • Sant’Elena vaporetto (waterbus) stop (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Venice Santa Lucia railway station (2.8 mi/4.5 km)
Attractions
  • Pierluigi Penzo Stadium (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Biennale Gardens (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Church of Sant’Elena (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • St. Mark’s Square (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
Business
The Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice provides a unique space, The Cloister, for meetings and conferences of up to 50 people. The facilities are fully equipped and modern. Drinks, coffee break, cloakroom, hostess and translation services are available on request.
Policies and fees
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.

Hotel Map

45.4266 12.3626
Area served
Biennale Gardens/Sant'Elena
Nearby airports
(VCE), 13.00, KM, NW;
Area description
From: A4 Highway. Exit Venezia Santa Bona and go ahead to Piazzale Roma, take boat line 51, 61 to Sant'Elena. The Best Western Premier Hotel Sant'Elena is 100 meters from the boat stop.

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Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice Rooms

Classic Triple
Large and welcoming rooms. They areequipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, direct telephone, minibar, a modem for Internet connection, a safe deposit box and hairdryer. They are ideal for gusets that are looking for a confortable and quite rooms with technological facilities.
Classic Double
Classic rooms are bright and welcoming. They are large and comfortable and equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, direct telephone, minibar, a modem for Internet connection, a safe deposit box and hairdryer. They are ideal for both business guests looking for tranquillity and technology, and for tourists who want a high quality solution in order to experience Venice in ease and comfort.
Junior Suite
Our Junior Suites are larger than our Classic rooms. They are over 35 square metres and full of natural light. They have a comfortable lounge and are available with a double or two single beds according to your preference. Many have a relaxing view over the whole of the garden, which helps make these rooms extremely peaceful and quiet. The rooms have air conditioning, satellite TV, direct telephone, minibar, a modem for Internet connection, a safe deposit box and hairdryer. They also have a comfortable lounge. A fourth bed can be added upon request.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • San Pietro di Castello: 0.6 mi
  • Arsenale: 0.8 mi
  • San Giorgio Maggiore: 0.9 mi
  • San Francesco della Vigna: 1 mi
  • Bridge of Sighs: 1.1 mi
  • Palazzo Ducale: 1.2 mi
  • Archeological museum: 1.2 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 1.2 mi
  • National Library of St Mark's: 1.2 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 1.3 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 1.3 mi
  • St Marks Square: 1.3 mi
  • Museo Correr: 1.3 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 1.3 mi
  • San Zulian: 1.3 mi
  • San Pietro di Castello: 0.6 mi
  • Arsenale: 0.8 mi
  • San Giorgio Maggiore: 0.9 mi
  • San Francesco della Vigna: 1 mi
  • Bridge of Sighs: 1.1 mi
  • Palazzo Ducale: 1.2 mi
  • Archeological museum: 1.2 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 1.2 mi
  • National Library of St Mark's: 1.2 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 1.3 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 1.3 mi
  • St Marks Square: 1.3 mi
  • Museo Correr: 1.3 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 1.3 mi
  • San Zulian: 1.3 mi
  • San Moise: 1.4 mi
  • Colleoni Monument: 1.4 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute: 1.4 mi
  • La Fenice Theatre: 1.5 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 1.5 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 1.5 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 1.5 mi
  • Guggenheim Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection: 1.6 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 1.6 mi
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia: 1.7 mi
  • Palazzo Grassi: 1.8 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 1.8 mi
  • Murano Glass Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Madonna dell'Orto: 1.8 mi
  • Basilica dei Frari: 1.9 mi
  • Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: 1.9 mi
  • Port of Venice: 1.9 mi
  • Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita di San Rocco: 1.9 mi
  • Ghetto: 2.2 mi
  • Santa Lucia Station: 2.2 mi
  • Burano: 4.8 mi
  • Lace Museum: 4.8 mi

Dining

Valentine's Restaurant & Bar
Valentine's Restaurant and Bar is for the exclusive use of hotel guests. The harmonious atmosphere of the courtyard private garden exalt the traditional recipes and the creative dishes. Open in the evenings and closed on Sundays it's also the ideal backdrop for stylish meeting and refined dining.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
EQUIPMENT: Video projector, Video recorder, Paper board, Screen, Sound system, Microphone, Personal Computer connection, Display space, Podium. SERVICES:FAX, Internet, Pen and paper, Cloakroom, Drinks, Coffee Break, Translation service upon request, Hostess service upon request

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

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.

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Guest Reviews (23)

Ratings and reviews for Best Western Premier Sant'Elena Hotel Venice

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
23 out of 23
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.8

91% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Palm Beach, Florida
Nov 16, 2010

great location for exploring Venice

Quiet and away from the main Venice tourist spots but only 30 mminute walk from them. Nice breakfast in morning. Extremely courteous and friendly staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pennsylvania
Sep 16, 2009

Great location!

The hotel was in a great location--away from the crowds but only 20 minutes walk away from St. Mark's Square. The breakfast was fabulous!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
6 Friends
Business
Stamford, CT
Jul 5, 2009

Excellent location

The best thing bout this hotel is its location. Peaceful, green and shady, it was a relief to return to our room after some hectic and crowded sightseeing. The staff was very courteous and efficient. The rooms were well appointed, and a good size.The buffet breakfast was excellent.The free internet access was a bonus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Maine
Apr 13, 2010

Superb hotel, friendly staff

I was there for a conference, but had stayed at the Sant' Elena a few years back and loved its quiet atmosphere near Giardini and convenience to the vaporetto. This time I wrote ahead in Italian that I'd be arriving at 10 and asked if I could get in (normal time is 3pm). When I arrived the room was not only ready but they referred to it as the 'camera matrimoniale'. It was immaculate and perfect as were the sumptuous breakfasts. I also ate two nights at the restaurant and it was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Long walk from hotel

It's a good distance walking from Sant' Elena to San Marco, but just hop on the vaporetto either to San Marco or the glass island of Murano.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
dog heard
Business
orange park, FL USA
May 1, 2009

one of best hotels in Italy

This was one of the best hotels we have ever stayed at ever!!! We had two rooms both with great views. A bit of a walk to the square but it was a great walk. If you are ariving be cruise ship take the private water taxi to the hotel, it is worth the extra euros. The water taxi drops you off right behind the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York
Apr 19, 2011

Good Service

The staff was over all great! Very polite and helpful. The waiting staff in the restaurant was great as well! Great food, very fresh and tasty. Our room was good. The walls and ceiling looked like they needed a paint job. The ceiling had some water stains and walls were scratched. The thermostat wasn't too great either. Our room was very warm even when we had the air on. Having the window open was much cooler. The location was a little out of the way but it's only a pleasant 20 - 30 minute walk to San Marco. It's away from all the touristy areas, so you definitely won't be bothered by any unnecessary noise when you're trying to sleep.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
GoingJapanese
Business
Whitstable, Kent, UK
Nov 15, 2011

Comfortable but distance to the centre is a drawback

This hotel doesn't look quite so smart "in the flesh" as it does on the pictures but everything is clean and comfortable, breakfast is excellent with a big choice and the staff are friendly and generally helpful. The big disadvantage is the location, which is quite pleasant and quiet but the additional long walk is very unwelcome after what is typically a very tiring day in a crowded city. Worth getting an ACTV pass just for the "commute" as the Sant'Elena stop is very close by.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
sarah kb
Business
surrey, UK
May 9, 2013

great location

nice quiet location, very easy to get to by water taxi from airport, a pleasant 20min stroll and you're at san marco square, or hop on the water taxis a 5 min walk from the hotel, and it's before they get to the busy stops so you can get a good position for views of the grand canal. hotel breakfast included was great hot & cold buffet, cereals and giant bowl of fruit that kept getting re-filled (especially enjoyed the fresh pastries and cakes), and the food choices accomodates for adults and children. only 2 problems - all the lights go on in the bedroom when you open the door - which isnt very practical if one person / child has gone to bed before the others. would have been convienant to have a toliet on the same floor as the restaurant / bar - but wouldn't stop me from visting again tho. the local Spritz aperitif drink v nice & aim to eat gelato every day of your trip :O)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

bus is cheap, but goes to one end of town. recommend the water taxi from the airport if you are staying anywhere near san marco or east of there - check which stop you need, and which lines run to it. buy a 24 / 48 / 72 hour pass for the water buses - gets you everywhere around venice - can't use for the water taxi from the airport tho changing at Lido from water taxi to the water bus lines is very easy - red (rossa) line less frequent but gets there much quicker than the blue, also doesn't stop at as stops on the way. if there is a group 5-8 you can get a speedboat from airport to desitination stop for c.€100 total - much quicker that the water taxi if you have the extra bit of cash to spare. Don't miss out on a visit to Burano (via Murano - glass blowing island als a must see) beautiful coloured buildings to wander round - included in the water buspasses

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Darwin57
Business
VA
Nov 16, 2013

Quiet neighborhood, walkable to tourist areas

We only stayed for one night, but the staff we very friendly and accommodating. The rooms were clean, comfortable and the bathrooms were large relative to many other hotels. The restaurant was average, good breakfast included. This is in a quieter more residential area, but still within comfortable walking distance to popular tourist areas.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Wiercioch
Business
Walbrzych, Poland
Jan 4, 2010

Sant' Elena

Great place, if only staff/reception could double-check if restaurant was fully booked (when in fact it wasn't)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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