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Venice and hotels

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QueenofBleach Fri 20-Jul-07 10:19:00

Going to Venice in NOvember for long weekend with DH my lovely parents having DD, all the hotels look fab any reccomendations.

Rosa Sat 21-Jul-07 22:02:55

What are your likes / dislikes in a hotel ( large and posh , small and friendly, Venetian , modern, little cosy bb, on beaten track or off and any other particulars ? Can help no problems as know a few quite well.

MrsScavo Sat 21-Jul-07 22:04:33

I would die to stay in the Cipriani. (Sp?) Please someone tell me it's over priced and rubbish, as I'll probably never go.

QueenofBleach Sun 22-Jul-07 11:02:43

We stayed in Cipriani for my mothers 50th and it was georgeous but out of price range, I think we would like small friendly and venetian rather than modern and large and somewhere fairly central, if you know venice any tips on where to eat, drink etc?

Rosa Sun 22-Jul-07 14:49:03

Hokey Cokey will add a few links and then let me know if I am on the right or wrong track and can help more.
Happy to help with bars and places to eat no worries.
antico doge
la corte

Hope the links work !

Imawurzel Sun 22-Jul-07 14:51:24

We stayed on the lido a few years ago. lovely.
Only thing is you gotta take the boat bus from there to main part.
Didn't stay very long into the evening because we weren't sure what time they stopped running.
Next time we go we'll do more research and visit more places.
Did love it though.
have fun.

jo25 Sun 22-Jul-07 15:01:42

We went 5 years ago and can highly reccommend "Pensione Accademia" we had a lovely time and would go again. good luck.

coddy Sun 22-Jul-07 15:02:28

none of those links work

Rosa Sun 22-Jul-07 15:18:01

Am not using my computer ( and it keeps blocking things ) I can but try again.
P.s Imawurzel boats run every 20 mins going to every 30 later and then 40.

Imawurzel Sun 22-Jul-07 15:27:59

ah. rightyho. Sahll remember that for next time.
what time do they actually stop then?
DH loves the pizzas there, says it's 'gods butter'.

Rosa Sun 22-Jul-07 15:32:53

They run through the night but rather thin on the ground between 2 and 5 am . There are more services in the summer months. Agree the pizza is a bit better than Pizza hut. DH fell on the floor when they asked him if he wanted a thick or thin crust, extra mozzarella and if the herbs were ok ..He is Italian btw

DirtyGertiefromnumber30 Sun 22-Jul-07 15:39:10

ca maria adele is gorgeous. I would definately recommend it.

have you checked out trip advisor

great for unbiased hotel reviews

DirtyGertiefromnumber30 Sun 22-Jul-07 15:48:02

QueenofBleach Sun 22-Jul-07 17:59:46

I love you all thank you they all look fantastic. Will get DH too have a look and the decide where to stay and the will be back for p;aces to eat,

Rosa Sun 22-Jul-07 19:33:10

Let me know if you need any more..know the area quite well

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