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Albergo Villa Serena Reviews

Via Mezzacapo 2/b, Marghera, Venice, Italy

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523 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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As soon as we got there, the upgraded us to a private bathroom. We had to pay in cash to divide it and they let us set our bags down in the room before we went to find an ATM. The whole time, every time we asked a question, they explained thoroughly and would even go outside to point you in the right direction. 30 min bus ride to Venice, but so worth it. It's less than €2 each way and the area is so quiet and local. I'd stay again, for sure!


Cute hotel, but it was a ways from Venice, and not much was included. The shower was freezing! Staff was nice enough and room was cute. Be prepared to take the train into Venice.

  • 14th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


To start, the boards that held my mattress broke when I sat down at least 5 times. There were also holes in the wall. One toilet and one shower is not enough for 15 people to share. The staff barged into our room every morning at 8:45 with listerine cups of coffee which at first seemed nice, until realizing it was an excuse to kick everyone out. They INSISTED everyone leave by 10am daily and harassed you to hurry up until you did. Then you weren't allowed to come back until after 5pm everyday.


The hostel is not located in a safe area of town. There were a lot of gnats in the room and the sheets did not seems clean.


A nice place to stay if you don't mind taking the bus to get to the island and back. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would recommend it to someone who doesn't want a hostel but isn't looking for a luxurious hotel.


Decent location. Keep in mind that it is in Marghera, which is not on the main island. However, it is just around the block from a bus stop for a direct bus (Lines 6 and 6/) to the Venice, so it provides a good private place away from the island's bustle but within easy reach of the city.


It was a good stay there, except for the bad weather :(. The bus take you to Venice about 10-15 minutes, which is longer than shown on the website and the second day there was a strike so we had to take the train. Stuff was very good and helpful and room is clean. Compare the money it's not so bad.

  • 2nd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The staff is great always ready to help, though is not in the center of venezia, it is very easy and fast to get there by bus


Very good place! Excellent location: close to the train station, to all the sights and to the markets. Good and cheap restaurants and shops around. The room is spaceful, the bathroom is clean, the staff is helpful. I really feel like staying at home.


cheap and clean and only 10 min. from city center. bus ticket 1.30 cent.


best stay in europe


Right off the Island, very easy to find and everything was really nice and clean. We even got breakfast there and it was delicious!


We have gotten a better room without paying something extra, because our booked room was not ready in time of our arrival. The room on the top floor was very clean and quiet, bathroom also very nice. The hotel is situated 10 minutes by bus from the island and 5 minutes from the Mestre train station. An useful tip: For those of you younger than 29 I would suggest buying a Rolling Venice card. For only 22 euro you can use all type of transport in Venice (4 euro the card, 18 euro 72 hour ticket)

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