$140 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 15, 2014 Check-out: Jul 16, 2014

Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

3 stars
San Polo 677 A, San Polo Venice, Venice, 30125
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
7 reviews
Great location!

Perfect location right near Rialto bridge, and even has a balcony to hang out on that overlooks the... See full review

  • Moppy hop
  • Jul 4, 2013
Charming billet

Pleasant and charming wee family operated hotel,met all our simple short stay needs in this... See full review

  • Country
  • May 24, 2013
The Hotel Locanda Ovidius is renowned for the careful and accurate service offered its guests, who can enjoy the right balance between Venice elegance and modern comfort. All rooms, distributed on two floors, may be reached through a large staircase or a lift. Every floor includes an impressive living room wit old paintings, mirrors, original Murano chandeliers and large windows offering stunning views of typical Venice buildings. Every living room has a wonderful terrace with a view onto the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge, where you can spend your time enjoying a long drink, looking at the sunset or the moonrise, in a magic atmosphere who reveals the secrets of a vibrant city. The Hotel Locanda Ovidius is strategically located in the San Polo district, at easy reach from the greatest cultural and fashionable attractions of the city. Amenity - Free Breakfast.

Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice Rooms

Standard Room
Standard Room with double or two twin beds includes 18th century Venetian style, and equipped with ensuite bathroom with shower or jacuzzi, hair-dryer, individually controlled Air Conditioning, minibar, free safe box, telephone with internal and external line, Satellite television. The Hotel Locanda Ovidius, in a comfortable and lovely atmosphere, offers to its guests a selection of room types. Guests can choose between junior suite rooms, standard rooms or cheaper rooms, overlooking the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge or looking at a "calle", a typical venetian street.

Amenities

No amenity information is available for this hotel.

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Hotel Map

45.4375 12.3346
Area served
Venice - Rialto Bridge
Nearby airports
Marco Polo Airport at 10 Km
Area description
The Hotel Locanda Ovidius is located in a completely restored ancient building in the heart of Venice. The Hotel overlooks the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge, the centre of Venice life and trade since oldest times. Two water bus stops are located near the Hotel: the vaporetti (water bus) stops, a water taxi station and a gondola place. Hotel Locanda Ovidius is ideally located to visit Venice quickly, discovering enchanted and magic places.

Nearby points of interest

  • Rialto Food Market: 0 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.1 mi
  • San Zulian: 0.2 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.2 mi
  • La Fenice Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 0.3 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 0.3 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 0.3 mi
  • St Marks Square: 0.3 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 0.3 mi
  • San Moise: 0.3 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 0.3 mi
  • Museo Correr: 0.3 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 0.3 mi
  • Archeological museum: 0.3 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 0 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.1 mi
  • San Zulian: 0.2 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.2 mi
  • La Fenice Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 0.3 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 0.3 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 0.3 mi
  • St Marks Square: 0.3 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 0.3 mi
  • San Moise: 0.3 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 0.3 mi
  • Museo Correr: 0.3 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 0.3 mi
  • Archeological museum: 0.3 mi
  • Colleoni Monument: 0.3 mi
  • National Library of St Mark's: 0.4 mi
  • Madonna dell'Orto: 0.4 mi
  • Palazzo Ducale: 0.4 mi
  • Basilica dei Frari: 0.4 mi
  • Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: 0.4 mi
  • Palazzo Grassi: 0.4 mi
  • Bridge of Sighs: 0.4 mi
  • Murano Glass Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita di San Rocco: 0.5 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute: 0.5 mi
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection: 0.5 mi
  • Guggenheim Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia: 0.5 mi
  • Ghetto: 0.7 mi
  • San Francesco della Vigna: 0.7 mi
  • Santa Lucia Station: 0.7 mi
  • Port of Venice: 0.7 mi
  • San Giorgio Maggiore: 0.8 mi
  • Arsenale: 0.9 mi
  • San Pietro di Castello: 1.2 mi
  • Burano: 5.1 mi
  • Lace Museum: 5.2 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1300
Check-out:
1000

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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (7)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
7 out of 7
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
3.4
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.6

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bellissima
San Diego, Ca
Jan 27, 2014

Perfect location, nice & quite

Perfect view! Very simpatico! Beautiful style! Great location to get everywhere

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
mike the gypsy
staten island, new york
Dec 26, 2013

a no-frills place, and that's ok

with rooms in the exuberant range in this unique city, the locanda is a place for those who are willing to forfeit certain creature comforts. located near the rialto bridge and market, it is a good 15-minute walk from the station, and about 8 minutes from st. mark's. breakfast is fair, with no variety or fruit. (i don't think i've ever seen a buffet in italy without fruit of some kind). coffee is mediocre , at best, but you can get an excellent cup at the market across the street (or for that matter, at the breakfast buffet) for the same price of one euro. most accommodating staff. my only reservation, or perhaps an idiocnycrasy, is that to get heat in the room, you must go through the front desk. mind you, you can tell them any temperature you want up to 25 C, but you can't regulate it yourself from the room, as the thermostat is non-functional. the other minus is that heat is turned off in the late evening, and does not come back on until 8 a.m., either in the room or bath. staff goes out of its way to please. if you're spending more than a couple of nights in venice, you may want to opt for something more upscale, with , of course, a higher tab.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

eat from the local take-out shops. you'll pay six times the price if you order the same on the canal. on the other hand, you're in the city where atmosphere is important. i couldn't see the purpose in eating in the freezing cold, even though heat is on when you can get just the same if not better at local take-outs. to each his/ her own.

Review of Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Moppy hop
Scottsdale, Arizona
Jul 4, 2013

Great location!

Perfect location right near Rialto bridge, and even has a balcony to hang out on that overlooks the bridge and canal. Staff was very polite and helpful, and the double room we got was a great size. Would definitely recommend and stay here again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Entertainment tip: In Hotel

Wonderful balcony overlooking the canal and bridge

Review of Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Zienda
Kent, England
Jun 21, 2013

good value for money. Central location

The staff were very friendly and helpful with information. The room was neat, tidy and cosy with enough toiletries all the time. I found the mini bar ready with various types of drinks to choose from with the price list provided as well. The view from the balcony is fantastic. Guests can enjoy watching the gondolas, water buses and taxis going by. To get transport to other parts of Venice is walking distance from the hotel including that to the Airport

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

There are shops in all directions close to the hotel. You can walk to most of the shops. There are good quality shops around. You can shop till you drop. Also plenty of places to eat around the hotel

Review of Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Cristy
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Jun 2, 2013

Great location

Staff was very helpful and kind, Hotel has great location, room was clean, very small and specially the shower, very small old t.v, blower very difficult to work with, Hotel needs some upgrades to make it perfect it is a bit expensive as is but overall it was good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
2
Review of Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Country
NZ
May 24, 2013

Charming billet

Pleasant and charming wee family operated hotel,met all our simple short stay needs in this memorable city. Thank you Ovidius!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Hotel Locanda Ovidius Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
AlanL
Oxford
Apr 16, 2013

Great base camp

Being right by the Rialto is perfect for getting to anywhere in the city, either by foot or vaporetto. The staff are very welcoming and all speak good English. So there's a bit of peeling paintwork and not all the lights work but that's true of most places in Venice - shabby chic! One moan: no wifi in rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Do NOT fall for the sales pitches of the canalfront restaurants right outside the hotel - utterly ordinary. A short walk in any direction opens up a host of far better options.

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