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“A bit more shabby than the usual Venice "Shabby Chic"”
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Byron Hotel
Ranked #29 of 33 Hotels in Lido di Venezia
Derby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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“A bit more shabby than the usual Venice "Shabby Chic"”
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Only stayed for one night. We had a quad room which was actually two interconnecting rooms. Perfect for the two of us and the kids. Hotel staff welcoming and friendly. Breakfast buffet fresh and included fresh warm croissants. Only gripe was rather lumpy beds and a really bad smell in the bathroom. Ready for a spruce up or refit soon I think. Also be warned there is no air con - which I knew would be the case at this price, but still made for a hot night !

Good location about 50m from the beach and a 10 min walk to the main water bus stops.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2011

the title really says it all. The hotel is a 2 minute walk to the lido beach front, and an under 10 minute walk to the vaporetto pier that takes you into venice. The hotel itself is beautiful, the rooms are beautiful as well. They serve a breakfast from 7:30 - 10 and it's just so-so. no hot food. For the price, however, I highly, highly recommend this hotel. We had no problems. Just don't expect a ton of amenities and modern perfections. The bed wasn't perfect and the shower wasn't perfectly clean, but all around, our experience there exceeded expectations.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
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north yorkshire
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Reviewed 27 June 2011

We were placed in this hotel after the one we booked had overbooked. We were not pleased as this hotel was charging the same price but had none of the facilities we had especially chosen in the original one. The room was small and with no air conditioning. The fridge was not switched on and would have had to share a plug socket with the light. Had to unplug the bedside light to charge a phone. The bathroom smelt musty and could have done with a really good scrub. The breakfast was the best part about it as it was plentiful. The staff were obliging enough and did put things right that were wrong...there was a small leak in the bathroom which did get sorted out immediately. There was no attractive area to sit if you wanted a break from sight seeing, there is a large hotel lounge but the hotel was very dark and dismal. The outside area was not very appealing either.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Portland, OR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2011

A 15 minute walk to the Lido Island ferries to all points of Venice, Byron provides a pleasant base of operations in a nice neighborhood. Staff was helpful, and the simple, but generous, breakfast on the patio was nice in the mornings.
We enjoyed the walk to the ferries, and you can even walk to the beach in 15 minutes in the other direction. With luggage, you might take the... C bus? which gets you 2/3 of the way to the hotel. Hop on, then buzz to jump off just 1 1/2 minutes later. If you overpacked, it helps. Then reorient with a map. (Take an online map print-out with you, the small island is confusing at first, then makes sense after 2 days.) If you aren't sure which bus to use, simply ask which buses continues in the direction in which they are pointed when you jump on at the port. Their ultimate destination and turns is irrelevant.
Finally, take the time for an outstanding and well-priced dinner (after 7) near the beach at La Tavernetta, just across from the Excelsior hotel (also worth ducking into, as it is from the golden era and has that 30s charm.) From the street at the front door of the Excelsior, it is across and to the left, just next to a Tobacci store. A 20 minute walk from the Byron hotel, it is well worth it.
Prices are high for all hotels in Venice during tourist season (May-Sept), so it's hard to rate this as a good value, at 120 euros or so, but was probably in the normal range for this quality. Still, we enjoyed it.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Raisio, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2011

Nice hotel with friendly staff.

Room was clean and there was lots of space for two people. Bathroom had a walk-in shower.

Room had a working air conditioning.

Breakfast was typical Italian breakfast. There was croissants, yogurt, "fruit"juice and thats it. But not disappointing because this kind of a breakfast is more a rule than exception in south Europe.

Our one night stay went nicely and smoothly.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with friends
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NE Lincs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2009

Having just returned from a long weekend trip with friends and reading the previous reviews I can empathise with the comments. We were 7 friends and had 3 x twin rooms and 1 single. The single was quite small but was the only room with air conditioning The three twin rooms had no air-conditioning and as it is too hot to close the windows, my advice would be definately take a mosquitto repellent plug as otherwise it is party time with free buffet for the mosquittos during the night!!
The evening receptionist was extremely rude during our whole visit but the daytime staff were more than helpful. The hotel is rather tired and the rooms were very basic and nothing like the pictures on the web site, but they were clean and the hotel provides a perfect base for exploring Venice and is only 200m from the lovely beach.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 May 2008

We found the Hotel in a sad state it needs upgrading, and room 549 is dark dirty and the bathroom is a joke.
The carpets were full of stains, there was dirt that had not been cleaned up, the ceiling was a dark brown wood finish.
The bathroom has green cracked tiles and a 60 cm square shower with a curtain that wraps itself around you when the water is on, there are no plugs to keep the water in the bidet or sink.
The balcony is nice if you don't mind an extractor fan from a gas boiler making a noise day and night, and open drains.
Also if there was a FIRE there are no instructions of where to go.
The Hotel BYRON is in a lovely position and it could be a really nice place with some TLC.

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  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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Property: Byron Hotel
Address: Via Marcantonio Bragadin Lido 30, 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Lido di Venezia
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #29 of 33 Hotels in Lido di Venezia
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Hotel Class:3 star — Byron Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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