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Hotel Basilea

Santa Croce - Rio Marin 817, 30135 Venice Italy
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Property amenities
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
186Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
100Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
Neighbourhood
Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighbourhood identity.
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Not the best but not the worst. Furniture in room seemed from 18th century. Room gloomy (even initially with lights) and the air con old and inefficient. Staff v friendly and helpful. They installed extra light bulbs and pillows on request. Lady who served breakfasts...More

Thank ant_leics
Response from Basilea5, Direttore generale at Hotel BasileaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, we would like to thank you your kind and extensive feedback. Our entire team is delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay as we always strive to provide the most unforgettable Venetian experience to our valued guests! Our team is truly looking...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Hotel convenient for the location near the station but otherwise poor breakfast, room for gnomes, bathroom ditto. To get to the center it takes 20 minutes, but walking through the alleys of Venice is pleasant, then you can change route each time. I think you...More

Thank Francesco F
Response from Basilea5, Direttore generale at Hotel BasileaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, thanks for taking the time to review your stay at the Hotel Basilea, and we are pleased you recognize the pleasure of the locatin of the hotel, right in the center of the city of Venice, allowing an easy access to the bestyies...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

A couple of issues: -the room only provided 2 beds despite being told 3 guests are staying, who each want a separate bed -occasionally the room acquired a damp, nasty odour that would only go away after 15-20 mins of max fan air con. -breakfast...More

Thank Roman A
Response from Basilea5, Direttore generale at Hotel BasileaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Roman, we would like to thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Hotel Basilea. In reference to your reservation, we are sure we've already addressed our staff with your concern. As surely stated by our staff we accomplished to...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

My oh My what a mistake not checking reviews properly and thinking its ok for only for one night! Has to be the grottiest I've stayed in Italy. The booking was for one room for four but they had none so ended up with 1...More

1  Thank Davidcamm
Response from Basilea5, Direttore generale at Hotel BasileaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Davidcamm, thank for your taking the time to review your experience at the Hotel Basilea. We truly regret reading that our service did not live up to your expectations. Our daily mission is to meet guests needs and expectations. Sure you addressed our staff...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

If this is a 4 star hotel in Italy, in the US this would be considered a motel. The food here for breakfast is not worth your time. The rooms haven’t been touched or renovated for over 50 years. There is one outlet in most...More

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"Smell the room first if it smells like pee it probably is pee."
Davidcamm
31 Jul 2018
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"Front rooms have canal view, rear rooms are quiet."
Davelaith1
14 Aug 2017
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"room 117 - view of the canal"
sunshinesurf
30 Jun 2017
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"Did not get that far"
Margy1_10
17 Jun 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$61 - US$827 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
basilea hotel venice
LOCATION
ItalyVenetoProvince of VeniceCity of VeniceVeniceSanta Croce
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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