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“The best place to enjoy venice”
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Villa Albertina
Ranked #15 of 18 Lido di Venezia B&B and Inns
Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Aquitaine, France
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4 reviews
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“The best place to enjoy venice”
Reviewed 30 April 2013

The house is really charming. It s a real venitian place, close to the lido s beachs, 5 minutes from vaporetto station using bus, 20 minutes walking. The room are really pretty and the breakfast is the best breakfast i have seen in venice in 17 trip... The villa albertina is really close to the exelsior and mostra area, and to the famous "hotel des bains" (visconti movie) You have to keep in mind that Venice is an exhausting city, and it s a privilege to sleep well in such a quiet villa... You ll reach plazza san marco with the vaporetto, as did the famous writers, you ll feel the city coming closer ... It s my 5th stay in villa albertina. Venice is changing, as it allways did. But this hotel remains an authentic gift for those who want to feel the atmosphere of this special city. I used to rent a room in "fenice" area before, and 5 years in" campo dei frari" but i really prefer to stay in the lido di venezia now, and this place is one if the rare to make you feel a "guest" instead of a tourist. + it s clean, pretty, quiet, cheap for this expensive city.....thanks again to the staff, nice and professionnal.... Be aware, you wont find really nice people as they are very often....Villa albertina and the lido are a readon for me to come back in venezia every year.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

Hotel looked very quaint from the outside and quite nice inside, but actually quite worn and tired. The parquet floor in our room moved when walked on and room had an awful smell to it. Service wasn't great very limited interaction with owners. However Lido is beautiful and so is Venice so don't be put off going just maybe stay somewhere else

  • Stayed March 2013
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Reviewed 10 March 2013

Well for a start this 'hotel' isnt in Venice, its a boat ride followed by a good walk or bus journey which can be very expensive. Although public transport is very frequent and convenient. Dont get a taxi it will cost you alot!
The hotel is a box, a pretty basic and empty box. I had to go to a shop to buy a special 3 plug adaptor (linear not triangle) to get any electric as there isnt a single plug socket in your room however a shaving socket in the bathroom.
There wasnt any staff to be seen after breakfast so dont expect any service, however our brief interactions were friendly.
Vegitarians are very welcome at the hotel as no pigs were harmed in the making of breakfast- you wont even get a smell of bacon on a morning. Very continental breakfast.
Lido itself where the hotel is may be nice however has one main street and dont hang around everything shuts at 10 ish.
Venice is beautiful! Well worth the trip gorgeous buildings with amazing history and stories.
Verdict- go to Venice at any cost but stay in Venice itself!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Hi there!
We had a nice and warm holiday at Villa Albertina last December! The lovely B&B is located in a beautiful and quiet area in Lido di Venezia, easy to travel and visit local amenities, within walking distance to all transports. We enjoyed staying in the hotel, because we found it very familiar...nice and friendly staff and owners, good-size and clean rooms, working bathrooms, delicious breakfasts and nice garden! Their car park space was very useful for us, as well. Good value for money! We are looking forward to our next holiday in Venice and we'll definitely come back to V.A. We highly recommend it to our friends! Well done, Villa Albertina!

Room Tip: In general every room is ok, but in my opinion, rooms upstairs are better than at the basement. ;)
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Last summer I was in Lido di Venezia. I was staying all my vacation in Villa Albertina.I would like to say that this is in enchanting place with intelligent,,nice employees and accomodation at a high level. Hospitallity is one of the best I ever saw, also they offer touristic information for tourists witch is wonderfull because in Lido di Venezia every year come a lot of tourists from another countries,so information they offer is an usefull one, Also the food we were served in this hotel is very tasty and healthy. My opinion is that Villa Albertina is a wonderfull choice if you want to visit Lido di Venezia!<3

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

We stayed at the Albertina in October for 3nights. I have refrained from writing a review up until now because we were so disappointed and I think my commments would have been much more scathing and uncomplimentary had I written this sooner. A friend recommended this B&B to us but it is not one of Venice's finest and I would think that there are plenty of other B&B's or small hotels of a similar price and of better value to be found on the Lido
On arrival at the Lido on our first night we had to take a taxi from the waterbus station as no directions were provided. It is supposedly a 10 minute walk but in truth it took us 20?25 minutes on subsequent walks to and from the station. At the B&B we were greeted by a member of staff who couldn't speak a great deal of English but tried hard to make herself understood. She showed us up to our room on the 1st floor and informed us what time breakfast was. The room and ensuite bathroom was to be fair, of a good size, quiet and moderately clean. However on closer inspection it definately could have done with a lick of paint and there were several remains of squashed mosquitos on the walls. It was very sparsly furnished and equipped with very few hangers in the wardrobe, not enough drawers for clothes, no tea/coffee making facilities and no hair dryer. I had to ask for and was grudgingly given an extra pillow as only 2 very wafer thin ones were provided.The bathroom was the best part about the room with a good shower and plentiful towells which were changed daily.
Breakfast didn't start until 8.30 which we thought was a bit late especially for those like us who wanted to get across to Venice early before the crowds ascended. It was adequate but certainly didn't fill you up enough to face a day of walking round Venice. It consisted of 1 croissant brought to your table by a member of staff and a buffet of ham, cheeses, yoghurts and a selection of biscuits, breads and cake ( which incidentally was the same left over cake for the duration of our stay). There was also a variety of teas, fruit juices and coffee to help yourself to as well.
We didn't realy have the pleasure of meeting or speaking to the owners of the Albertina until our final day when it came to pay the bill.She had put in a brief appearance in the breakfast room on the previous morning but didn't inroduce herself or greet any of the guests with any civility. Her husband took our payment but didn't attempt to make any conversation or ask us about our stay.
So all in all if a clean basic room is sufficient for your needs then maybe the Albertina would be ideal for you but it wasn't cheap or friendly. Bear in mind also that the cost of the vaparetto across to Venice is a hefty 7 euros per person per trip so that all adds up. I definately won't be recommending the Villa Albertina to any of my friends and not surprisingly we shan't be returning.

Room Tip: Rooms on the side are quieter with less street noise. I would also recommend taking a travel kettle...
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Located on the island of Lido, this provided a quiet place to relax after a day of exploring Venice. It does require a 20 minute ride by waterbus to Venice, however, as well as a 15 minute walk (or bus ride on an often crowded public bus) from the waterbus station to the hotel. The rooms weren't as sound proof as one could hope, but they were clean and a good size, and the shower worked well. Breakfast consisted of pastries, toast, cereal, yogourt, cheese, and cold cuts.

Stayed November 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Villa Albertina
Address: Via Luigi Vallaresso 1a, 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Lido di Venezia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Lido di Venezia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Villa Albertina 2*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the suggestive scenario of Lido di Venezia, the romantic Villa Albertina Hotel offers you comfortable rooms close to the beach and the center of the prestigious International Film Festival. At the Villa Albertina you will enjoy the cozy atmosphere of our family business run by Amedeo and Nicole, inside a fully restored building from the early 10th Century. ... more   less 
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