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“Perfect location, friendly and helpful staff!!”
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Hotel Wildner
Ranked #180 of 385 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Perfect location, friendly and helpful staff!!”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We have only good things to say about Hotel Wildner, the staff were very helpful prior to our arrival.. We have a special needs daughter, she struggles with there are loads of stairs, I contacted the hotel prior and they made the first floor available to us, much appreciated!! The room are adequate, not the Ritz, but comfy all the same!! The meals were lovely, the aphmosphere perfect.. Right in the tourist area, the vibe was wonderful!! Would definitely stay here again!!!

Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Hertford, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
142 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

The Wildner offers a good price/location value. If you want more, expect to pay more in Venice. It's so easy to locate from the water bus, but if you want to avoid the bridge, use the 4.1/5.1 and 4.2/5.2 rather than the 1 or 2 which go down the Grand Canal. We were welcomed by Michele, who speaks excellent English and is more friendly and helpful than the other younger man in reception.
Anyone booking this hotel must surely realise that the cheaper rooms don't overlook the lagoon, as it is made clear on the websites, but they're quieter as a result and we slept well.
Our room had new furniture and bedding. The rooms aren't particularly small, especially for Venice, but the huge pieces of furniture made the room seem more cramped than previously. The shower room is adequate, with a hairdryer that works better than in many an Italian hotel. Plenty of towels are provided and cleaning is of an excellent standard.
The Wildner is essentially a B&B with no lounge area. The restaurant operates separately at lunchtime and evenings. The breakfast room is plenty big enough and has a wonderful outlook across to San Giorgio. I do wonder why tinned fruit salad is ever served, though fresh fruit salad was offered on one day. Each table is served a plate of ham, salami and cheese on arrival at the breakfast room, which is a sensible way of reducing waste or greed! Breakfast service is efficient enough, but unfriendly.
We'll be back!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I stayed at the Wildner for seven nights in June. The location was lovely (what a view from the breakfast terrace) and the staff was very helpful, especially Michele, the young man at the front desk. He really made the stay for me, with his warm, friendly personality and willingness to help with various transportation issues.
My room, however, was rather basic for the cost but I understand that it was high season in pricey Venice and the exchange rate is rather hard these days on Americans.
The included breakfast buffet was a treat with excellent croissants and good coffee, not to mention that special view.

Room Tip: I could not afford a room with a view, but those with the means should opt for the view.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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Chicago
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29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Picked this place at the last minute based largely on location and price. It is definitely a budget hotel, but in a great location, on the water in San Marco, so you are 20 meters from the water. Rooms are small but functional and clean. We had a large bed that was two singles in a king frame. The shower was the largest of the four hotels we had during our trip. There is no elevator but the staff will carry your bags up the stairs; we were only on the 1st (2nd in US terms) floor so it was not an issue, but the stairs could be an issue for many. There is no fridge or minibar so there is no way to keep anything cold. There is a restaurant on the 1st floor so you can get a cold drink for a price. The staff were extremely helpful.

Room Tip: Rooms with a view would be much preferable to the dark room facing another building that we got.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dusseldorf, Germany
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Best Place to live @ the riva degli schiavoni, overlooking the lagoon and close to the Piazza San Marco. Good breakfast included, stylish Rooms and friendly Service @ a reasonable Price Level, the Pensione Wildner is an Institution in our Family for the last twenty years

  • Stayed June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We originally booked here for a 2 night stay but because of a mix up in dates we had to rebook (very quickly!). Staff from the hotel- Micele- was extremely helpful, organising a night for us in a nearby hotel with the 2nd night back at the Wildner. It's a great spot, being on the main walk facing the Bacino Di S Marco. We had a room with a view of the lagoon, double glazed windows (quite a bonus since it's so busy here), and while the room was smallish for 3 (our 15 year old granddaughter was with us) it was still quite adequate. The hotel is about 5 mins from St Marks Square and about 3 minutes from the nearest water transport stop. We travelled from there directly to Marco Polo Airport (about 1hr 10 mins). All in all, it's a terrific location as you're so close to everything. Would definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: Definitely request a room overlooking the water.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Madrid, Spain
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Stayed in this hotel in 2012. The Location is amazing. We took a triple room, there is no elevator so that was a disadvantage. Make sure u take the Canal view because its worth it. The staff at the reception seemed a little rude. They should be more friendly to the customer. If u ask about something they say it like they saying for the sake of it. Other than that we had no problem and our stay was very good

Room Tip: Take the room with Canal view and at a lower floor if u dont have a problem climbing stairs as there...
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel Wildner
Address: Riva Dei Schiavoni Castello 4161 | Castello, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Castello
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#108 Family Hotel in Venice
#155 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Wildner 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Would you like to visit Venice and stay in a welcoming 3-star hotel with a 19th-century flair, admire dawns and sunsets over the lagoon from the Riva degli Schiavoni while savoring the selective entrees of a Venetian panoramic restaurant and taking in the charm of Saint Mark's Square?Venice's Hotel Wildner perpetuates its old family tradition to extend cordiality and hospitality to its guests, a wonderful view over Saint Mark's Basin and a romantic restaurant featuring local cuisine. ... more   less 
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