We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

271 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 88: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabiola the concierge is amazing, as are the staff!!. This little gem is located right in the heart of the jewish ghetto next to the square and jewish museum. The hotel has a wonderful breakfast, clean rooms, and the desk are only too helpful when it comes to events, attractions and travel. We would stay there again in a heartbeat....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank benahem20
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the triple room and was delighted about the prices. The breakfast area is a bit small and they don't offer anything traditional, just some slices of cheese/ham plus sweets that you find in a supermarket in your country, but it's good if you don't want to spend a lot on the hotel. And btw the area is perfect,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Giovanna2277
Marco F, Proprietario at Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia, responded to this review

Dear Giovanna, We are glad to read you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. See you on your next trip hopefully. Kind regards, Fabiola - reception

Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed one night before boarding our cruise ship and the location was great for a number of reasons. 1. It is close to the train station. 2. When you get lost in Venice (and you WILL get lost in Venice), you can ask people directions to the train station and inevitably get back to your hotel. It is located...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ginamd1
Marco F, Proprietario at Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia, responded to this review

Dear Gina, Firstly, we would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. Secondly, we are sorry that that "odd smell" impacted on your stay: some days the tide is very low in Venice and that kind of odour comes from this situation which is unfortunately out of our controll. As for the exit during night-time...

Gaylord, Michigan
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very close to train station. A little further to the bus station, but still very walkable. A charming hotel on a narrow (maybe two metres wide) street. Easy access to everything in Venice. Prices for rooms are high in Venice. We selected the Mercante di Venezia because of its great location, but also for its more "affordable" price. The staff...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mike M
Marco F, Proprietario at Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Delighted to know you had a nice stay with us and that you enjoyed our convenient location, our rooms and our staff. Anyway, we are sorry that breakfast was a bit disappointing. The garden is new for us this year so we are still learning how to improve the service when it's cold outside. Now, in wintertime, we...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Fantastic location in the centre of city and good restaurants especially if you are looking for Halal Food. Close to bus and train station with access to water buses and taxis. Small but clean 3 star accommodation.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mohabbata147
Marco F, Proprietario at Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review. I am glad you had a good stay with us. See you on your next trip hopefully. Best regards, Fabiola - reception

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is walkable from station. Staff is very helpful. Free Wi-Fi. Breakfast served is good. Cake was yum. Hotel is in a small street which is diagonal to the main Street. It's so small that I actually missed it for the first time. Room was spacious n clean.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Mayuresh M
Marco F, Proprietario at Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia, responded to this review

Dear Mayuresh, Thank you for writing a great review about our Hotel. I was delighted to read that the hotel met your expectations and that you had an enjoyable stay. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Warm regards from Venice, Fabiola - reception

Tangent, Oregon
Reviewed 3 October 2016

When a lost reservation left us headed to Venice on the train without a place to stay, my wife found a room in this small hotel near the Venice train station. Our room was small, not surprising given our timing, but clean and comfortable. The hotel is amazingly quiet and peaceful, even though it is a few steps from the...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Kwailocks
Marco F, Proprietario at Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so glad to read that you were positively surprised by our hotel especially beacuse you had to find a solution last minute. And our hotel turned out to be great for you! So, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Looking forward to welcoming you on your next visit....

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This was a last minute booking since we had a travel snafu. I'm so glad it worked out! The staff was super helpful and friendly, and assisted us in finding and booking dinner reservations. They stored our luggage before check in and after checkout. It's a few minutes walk from the train station, so very convenient. The room was clean...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jerusha H
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We have arrived late 3:00 AM, rang the bell twice the door was opened with a smile while my wife and I knew that we woke this guy up,even though he was very friendly and welcoming. The hotel location is perfect since it is close to the train station walking 5 mins. Close to the airport 15mins by car and...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Mohammed A
Marco F, Proprietario at Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mohammed, We really want to thank you for taking the time to leave your beautiful review. Your kind words are so much appreciated. Next time you will be back to Venice, it would be nice to welcome you again! Thank you and best regards from Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia. Fabiola - reception

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived late at night was attendend by a guy who helped us to check in and told us the rules ( breakfast time check in check out and the most important to give the keys every time we go out) we stayed at room no 202 on the ground floor. It was a bit noisy there but bearable. Next day...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank ktraveler321

136 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (106)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (36)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
View from Room (8)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Other (36)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (30)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Other (25)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Venice hotels
Cannaregio
Universo Nord Hotel
Universo Nord Hotel
#257 of 385 in Venice
689 reviews
Cannaregio
Hotel Belle Epoque
Hotel Belle Epoque
#194 of 385 in Venice
825 reviews
Cannaregio
Hotel Villa Rosa
Hotel Villa Rosa
#177 of 385 in Venice
452 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Cannaregio
Hotel Florida
Hotel Florida
#224 of 385 in Venice
613 reviews
Cannaregio
Hotel Agli Artisti
Hotel Agli Artisti
#263 of 385 in Venice
510 reviews
Cannaregio
Dolomiti Hotel
Dolomiti Hotel
#240 of 385 in Venice
274 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Cannaregio

Neighbourhood Profile
Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
he Merchant of Venice is a splendid and completely refurbished hotel, graceful and warm with Venetian furniture of the 700. Our hotel is situated in the heart of the city, just 200 metres from the railway station and 5 minutes from the airport. All rooms are clean and cosy with bath or shower in each room. Amenities include: air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar and internet access. We offer a rich buffet breakfast and excursions to the island of Murano From the railway station S.Lucia walk down Lista di Spagna for about 100mt. Turn left at Calle della Misericordia (the 2nd one). From the autopark Tronchetto and Piazzale Roma :busboat and get off at Ferrovia (rail station) or 5 minutes walking crossing the brandnew Costituzione's bridge and then passing by the railway station. Walk down Lista di Spagna and oyu'll find us in Calle della Misericordia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia

Address: Cannaregio 379 | Calle della Misericordia, 30121 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Cannaregio
Price Range: £45 - £148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotels.com and Booking.com so you can book your Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Il Mercante Di Venezia Hotel Venice
Il Mercante Di Venezia Venice
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia staff and other travellers.
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Il Mercante di Venezia staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“affordable, design, cheap, good location”
 of 5 bubbles Giovanna2277, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No idea about the other rooms but ours (room 15) had an unpleasant odor.”
 of 5 bubbles Ginamd1, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid 103 (and probably 101 and 102 too): right by the breakfast area and staff working area.”
 of 5 bubbles OnwardTraveller, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room with balcony is good”
 of 5 bubbles Rutamit, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. Room 383 was the largest room we had in Italy and that private entrance to the garden courtyard was great.”
  • Room 383 - private entrance to the courtyard
  • Room 383
 of 5 bubbles SusanJeff_Travel, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay