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Hotel Grand Italia Residenza d'Epoca
Ranked #10 of 49 Hotels in Padua
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Zagreb, Croatia
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“Conivent if you travel by train”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

it is just across the train station in Padova so it is very convenient if you travel by train.
The staff is very friendly and helpful. Near is guarded parking which is very important for Italy.
Not very nice neighborhood and noisy during night. Hotel looks little bit shabby. Breakfast cold be better. It takes 10 minutes walk to historical center. Good wi-fi.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 19 November 2013 via mobile

Directly across the street from the main station, this hotel makes it easy to catch the train, buses and trams. The breakfast is a hot and cold buffet, and the staff will make you a cappuccino or espresso lungo if you ask. Very helpful staff all around. The large child paintings in the lobby are the only weird thing about this place.

Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

We have travelled extensively this year from Turkey through Europe via Romania, Austria, Germany, France and Italy. Our reviews are based on these experiences in terms of facilities, locations and cost etc.
Having had a 4 day nightmare in Venice, in terms of accommodation we weren't expecting a lot in Padua. How wrong we were. The hotel is literally across the road from the train station. There is a Spar in the station, which sells everything you could want at good prices. There are a few 'odd bods' about, but nothing that worried us and is typical for a station area.
The reception is beautiful and very grand, the check in was functional and informative. The room was small, but typical of a city hotel. There was a fridge, large bathroom which was very clean. TV was large. There was a safe, and extra pillows in the room. Also free slippers, which was a surprise.
20 mins steady walk into Padua, which was a surprise. There were lots of picturesque buildings, squares and things to see. It felt like a friendly little place but we were exhausted, having just walked Venice for 4 days.
We aren't food snobs and so decided to have a Maccy Ds for tea, as you know what you are going to get.
The soundproofing in the hotel was good, as we had a room facing the road and trams and buses - and we slept okay.
Bath towels soft and large enough. Toiletries nice. Bed comfy.
Would definitely recommend and would return.
Cost for one night £ 70E 3E city tax without breakfast.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

Stayed two nights at the Grand'Italia Hotel in double-room on upper floor in May 2013. This hotel is a lovely XIXth/XXth century building, which must have been something else in its era, that kept its most representative artefacts of the period and renovated it in a very contemporary style, with high quality materials, furniture and equipment. Room and bathroom (with bathtub) were huge and offered every amenity one could imagine. Breakfast/Dining room is just gorgeous and offers a buffet-style, hot and cold, breakfast, with whatever you fancy eating from eggs, cold cuts, cut or whole fruit, breads, croissants, cereal, cakes, pastry, etc. Coffee is regular type. Various beverages also offered. Rates were surprisingly low having benefited from a discount for early-booking. Located next to the train station, was convenient as were arriving from a tiring trip and needed to leave early for pursuing journey. Centre of city may be accessed by short trip on tramway with stop right next to hotel. Staff was discreet and helpful; some more friendly than others. Was a lovely stay and would certainly book a room at this hotel again.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

The breakfast was very good indeed. Single room not large, but fine, clean. Location for train travellers could not be beaten. A receptionist recommended a very good restaurant. We were gutted when it was closed the following evening.

The Wifi was absolutely terrible. I even went to the lobby to see if it would work better but it didn't. The hotel needs to seriously address this problem.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

We had a great room, a triple. It was spacious, all the beds were very comfortable, and the bathroom was a good size too. We chose the breakfast pan, and it was well worth it as it had something for everyone. It was convenient to the train station, the bus depot (which is the best way to get to venice airport- don't do the train as that will be too crowded to deal with luggage), and the cities tram. The only down side was interest access: you need one code per device, that code only lasted for 20 hour increments, and were difficult to access or you would get kicked off after only a couple minutes.

Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Grand Italia is very conveniently located both for exploring Padova and for trips to Venezia and Verona. The hotel is clean, rooms are comfortable and all personnel is very kind and professional. The train station is 2 minutes away.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Hotel Grand Italia Residenza d'Epoca
Address: Corso del Popolo 81, 35131, Padua, Italy
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Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Padua > Padua
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Padua
#4 Luxury Hotel in Padua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Grand Italia Residenza d'Epoca 4*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Victorian-style 4-story Hotel located on a corner in city's historic center. ... more   less 
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