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York, England
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Stayed for just one night in this B&B which is just a short walk from Rialto Bridge. I always try to be fair and objective so overall I have to say I was disappointed with the stay. Yes, in Venice space is at a premium but I felt this property was far too cramped. The entrance is just a doorway... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2015

Rio Alto is small and basic yes, but for the price you pay, you couldn't ask for more. My friend and I had the 'green' room which had two single beds, a TV, a cupboard, a desk and a beautiful view of a little canal. It was clean, tiny, had beautiful sheets. We were very happy. Unfortunately the WiFi was... More 

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Leigh on sea
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We stayed here for a weekend in June 2014. It was reasonably priced for Venice. Whilst basic, it was clean and in a superb location. Breakfast was continental and served outside the room which meant you could pick it up when you wanted. Our room (on the first floor) had a four poster bed of sorts and an amazing view... More 

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england
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

We enjoyed our stay, it is more of a B&B experience than a hotel. The rooms were clean and the location was amazing, just a couple of mins stroll to the Rialto bridge. We stayed in the triple room which was fantastic as the 3rd bed has its own room. Great for us with an older child. Rooms are air... More 

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Turlock, California, United States
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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Like the other posts read, you have to check in at a separate Hotel. Not a big deal, they email you a map. The streets in Venice are maze-like so finding the check-in hotel was a bit confusing. Finding Rio Alto was not. The room was clean. There is noise on the canal...just as you would expecting a street. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

My wife and I visited this beautiful place while visiting Family in Formia Italy. The hospitality was great and check in and out was smooth. The room was spotless with easy access to food and coffee and shops, wifi was very good, with a great view of the canal as the gondola ferried people through the city. The train station... More 

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Philadelphia
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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the triple, which was quite large- the single bed had its own room. Clean and quiet. Overlooked a canal. Great location- 2 minutes from Rialto bridge and water bus stops and 10 mins from San Marco. Very kind and helpful front desk clerks who went out of their way to assist us.

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Athens, Greece
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The Inn was clean, well equiped, cosy.Our room was spacious, it had a big bathroom,it was quiet,VERY near the Rialto Bridge and all the shops one could need were within a 200 meters range.The staff was polite and helpfull . We paid a very reasonable price. Only disadvantage the lack of elevator.

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Adelaide, Australia
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

From the direction we got of the web we found Rio Alto's front door. With 3 guys sitting on the step to get free wifi from the shop next door. Spent the next 15 minute trying to find the hotel where we needed to check in. Supposedly 30 meter away. Actually 100 meters away through the lane-ways ( start with... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

This was our second time at annex which is part of the hotel bartomio and it was just as good as the first time,we stayed from aug.26th-30th and we agree with the previous review about the breakfast arrangment it just not the same having breakfast on the landing just outside the bedroom door.the time before when we came it was... More 

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet

Additional Information about RivoAlto Charming Inn

Address: Calle della Bissa 5466, 30124 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
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Price Range: £60 - £159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — RivoAlto Charming Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Rio Alto Small Charming Hotel Venice
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“Room 3 has no view. Suggest request canal view room - but we did not go in them.”
 of 5 bubbles BENSONYork_England, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“We had a room on the first floor with four poster bed. It had a great canal view.”
 of 5 bubbles julieg689, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Get the canal view, you can open the shutters”
 of 5 bubbles Gazza2810, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
“We prefer the second floor canal view room 4 it has two windows overlooking the canal and we gaze out watching the gondolas passing by”
 of 5 bubbles alanj684, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Don't worry about getting a good view from your hotel room - the noise alone will make you want a back room. Ours was an interior room and it was perfection. No street noise and a working window to let the cool night air.”
 of 5 bubbles RebekahS960, 26 Mar 2013 | Read review
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