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Host Hotel Venice Reviews

Dorsoduro 222, Venice, Italy

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275 Total Reviews
  • 54%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 62%Atmosphere
  • 55%Cleanliness
  • 51%Facilities

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This is actually a hotel that has 1 level set as a hostel. It is quite confusing to find as the name Host Hostel is not out the front it is signed another name. Paying for Wifi I think is unreasonable this day and age especially 2 euros for 30mins and there is no guarantee the connection is strong. Overall it was average the staff we mostly helpful and friendly the cleanliness was ok but there is no atmosphere what so ever very dull.


No free wifi, was one plug socket ingest five people in our "dorm", which was incredibly cramped. No air conditioning so had to leave windows open which let mosquitoes in. Very late check in (although because a member of our party was ill, they allowed is to check in earlier - staff are very helpful in this way). The place was initially difficult to find as the sign is very small, and shares the building with another hotel (Hotel Salute). Beautiful location though, right by the grand canal


The Hostel looks nothing like the pictures, the washrooms were dirty. The beds were made of actual springs so it wasn't comfortable at all. It would be nice if they had screens on their windows because there were lots of mosquitoes! And since you didn't want the mosquitoes flying in, you had to keep the windows closed which made the room smell horrible. Lastly you had to pay for wifi, 5euro/24hours.


Great place and very helpful staff. Cheaper for 2 ppl to stay here than any of the hostels on the island. And we were closer than the other hostels. Internet is a bit inconvenient bc it costs money and only one person can be on it at once and it only works in the lobby. But not a huge deal.


Room was quite tiny and bathroom could use some renovation. But the location and the staff were amazing and the price was the best we could find this april so I would recommend it!

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