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HOTEL OLIMPIA Venice
Ranked #34 of 385 Hotels in Venice
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Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Location”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We stayed one night at Hotel Olimpia on our last night in Venice. The location was perfect for getting off the train and getting to the airport the next day. The neighborhood was surprisingly nice. The staff was welcoming and humorous, and the breakfast was great. Our room had a view of the canal, but the views of the garden were even nicer. The hotel was clean and the bathrooms were very nice.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Great hotel and lovely staff. It was my birthday when we stayed and the hotel manager kindly brought me a bottle of wine. I didn't even tell them but they noticed upon check in it was so the surprise was a lovely touch!

Our room was also quite spacious (surprisingly for Italy!) and very quite.

Location is fantastic. It may be a while to San Marco but you go there once and the walk is only 30 minutes, which goes very quickly in Venice. The hotel was right near the bus and train stations so it was very perfect for arriving and leaving with heavy luggage - believe me you do not want to take you luggage over more bridges then you need to.

Would stay here again!

Stayed April 2014
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Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The hotel requires only one bridge to cross from Piazzale Roma the major bus stop from the airport so for us it was perfect. The walk was literally 5 minutes from the bus to the door. The downside is we could see the bus stops at then piazzale from our window.
But the staff was more than friendly they were knowledgeable and efficient. Breakfast was wonderful and eat it outside in their courtyard it transports you to a quite place unlike the mass of humanity you will find in Venice. The rooms were traditional and similar to other hotels of this class.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Yorktown, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

We've been to Venice quite a few times; this time was a mere convenience in order to visit friends in Padova and then to move on to Florence on our way to Rome for the canonization of the 2 Popes. The Olimpia, as many have said, is located perfectly for bus, rail and airport connection. The hotel itself is very quaint, with a lovely green space in the back. The breakfast is very good and more than ample. The staff is very kind and helpful. The one detraction is the lack of air conditioning. You have to open the windows; and the mosquitoes are already in action. They have mosquito "bombs", but they only work partially. You have to take the bad with the good, I guess.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Hotel was clean, well maintained, room was lovely, lots of choice at breakfast, service was good and we were made to feel welcome. Was perfect location for getting around Venice as right at bus station and water bus not far to walk any where also if you don't fancy the water bus.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

stayed here 27th-29th March. Purposely choose this hotel as close to the bus station and water taxi's. Staying at this end of Venice meant we could wonder around on foot from one end to the other without completely missing anything in between
Breakfast good choice and plenty of it. We were given a garden view room on the 2nd floor and enjoyed the views, this is probably one of the few hotels with a lovely little grassed patio section which you can also eat breakfast outside in the sun.
Hotel receptionists very very helpful, Gloria and George are a credit to the hotel often giving traveller tips on boat trips and nearby restaurants, and always happy to help.
The only small issue we had, is that we booked two double rooms and when all 4 of us left to go sightseeing we did place the 'do not disturb' sign on the front of the door, however when we came the room had been entered and made up. No bother for some, however the sign should be observed in case one of us were sleeping or in the bathroom.
Other than that, we had a great time here and would stay again.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

this place is so great I think I'll be planning a 3rd trip back to Venice. After a disastrous cruise with rude and unfriendly crew members its was great to stay in such a welcoming and friendly place. We had the garden room again and I think this is the only room I would stay in.....so nice to open up the door and step out onto the patio. Such an easy walk to the bus station, train station, the vaporetto's and people mover. Nice and quiet location, out of the way of big crowds but close enough to everything you need when in Venice.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: HOTEL OLIMPIA Venice
Address: Santa Croce 395 | Piazzale Roma, 30135 Venice, Italy (Formerly Best Western Hotel Olimpia)
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Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro / Accademia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Venice
#28 Family Hotel in Venice
#33 Business Hotel in Venice
#40 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — HOTEL OLIMPIA Venice 3*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
OLIMPIA HOTEL The hotel is located in the most convenient area of the historical centre of Venice.Facing a typical canal, close to the Basilica dei Frari, the School of San Rocco, a few minutes walking from the Grand Canal and the famous Rialto Bridge.The location of the Best Western Hotel Olimpia allows you to easily reach the Bus Terminal of Piazzale Roma ( 100 meters ), from where you can get public or private transportations to the Airport ( shuttle bus or taxi ), Cruise Terminal ( the monorail fast train People Mover ), train station ( 10 minutes walking or just 1 stop by waterbus )The Hotel has been recently and totally renewed, making our services more inviting: Reading Room, Bar, free WI-FI, internet point and a charming garden. A real bonus for the venetian standard. The breakfast room windows face a small romantic typical venetian canal.The bedrooms are decorated in a typical venetian style, dating back to the early 18th century, equipped with private bath/shower room, hairdryer, air conditioning, telephone, satellite tv and minibar. ... more   less 
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