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Foscari Palace
Ranked #91 of 385 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Louisville, Kentucky
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Location, Location, Location”
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Stayed for only one night but the proximity to the Ca d'Oro vaporetto stop and the comfort of the rooms make this a great base for seeing Venice. The staff was very responsive to every email especially the one asking for directions. When you get off the vaporetto follow the crowd straight ahead to the first cross street, turn right and go to the next plaza on the right. The hotel is located beside the Gondola stand. Tip: for a couple of Euros the gondola will take you across the Grand Canal to the market. For the location and breakfast a good value for your vacation dollar.

Room Tip: We had three double rooms on the 2nd floor and they varied in size but all were just fine. Quiet wi...
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

This hotel was everything we hoped it would be. It was very clean, the breakfast was great, the staff were very helpful and pleasant, the location was ideal for exploring Venice. I would fully recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Rishon Le Zion, HaMerkaz, Israel
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Reviewed 28 March 2013 via mobile

Venice is quiet small city, you can go by foot across it without getting tired. the hotel is at a perfect location: near the grand canal and almost at the center of Venice. The room is pretty large for a European standard for a couple's room and it's not pricy at all. The breakfast is satisfying and can keep you fulfilled until late lunch-dinner. The staff is very polite and helpful. No need to look for another hotel.

Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

I stayed here with some friends on a recent trip to Venice. We had two nights in the hotel and paid about €75 per night for each room, which seemed like excellent value for a 4* hotel in that location, which is convenient and quiet. The staff at the front counter were always friendly and incredibly helpful and didn't kick up any fuss when we missed our checkout by about an hour.

The only gripe I'd have, which is a small one, was that the breakfast wasn't up to the same standard as everything else in the hotel. Saying that, it's included in the cost and was perfectly adequate for fuel up before a day of wandering around.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

Gondoliers stationed right in front of hotel and next to Vaporetta (water taxi's) with lots of restaurants and shops steps away. Fish Market is across canal and for 2 euros you can take the gondola across. Room was like new with superior bedding and mattress, fluffy towels etc. finished in marble, it just felt like you were in very high quality establishment. We had 2 rooms at the side of the hotel so we did not have a view but we saw one of the Canal suites and if you are so inclined it would be worth paying the extra for the view. The only knock I had was that they installed a multi head shower in the Jacuzzi tub in typical Italian fashion in the middle- not end like north America so that there was no room to turn in the shower for an average size man. there is a small table on the canal that you can enjoy the canal traffic.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

I went many times in Venice, where I was resident in 2011.
I choosed many times to be guest of Hotel Foscari Palace as it is an old Venetian style 4 stars hotel, well renovated, in Campo Santa Sofia.
I went there last time on 30 Dec 2012 as I invited a young beautiful lady to spend a romantic day and a passionate night in the wonderful city of Venice!
I could meet again the shining smiles of one of the 4 angels of the reception, Tatiana, who, with her colleagues Divna, Dora and Chiara are the welcoming jewels of the Hotel Foscari Palace!
The rooms are enough wide, very clean, and with noce colors.
In Campo Santa Sofia there is a "traghetto of gondole", so you can cross the Canal Grande in 1 minute of emotion over the water, to reach on the other side the attractive Fish Market near Rialto bridge!
Price can be very attractive in low season, and also when it is high in high season it can be worth, specially if you are a romantic couple!
The boat stop Ca' d' Oro is very near, so it is easy to reach the railway station Santa Lucia, piazzale, Roma, Rialto, Piazza San Marco, the Lido and other beautiful destinations!

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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne,Australia
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

Perfect location, just far enough from San Marco but close enough to easliy walk. Arrived by water taxi along the Grand Canal right up to the doorstep.
Staff were attentive and friendly. Rooms were spacious and with a view to the Grand canal.
View from the rooftop is amazing.
Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Foscari Palace

Property: Foscari Palace
Address: Campo Santa Sofia 4200 / 1 / 2, 30121 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Cannaregio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Room Service
Hotel Style:
#59 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#126 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#131 Family Hotel in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Foscari Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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