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good location. the host was very friendly and helpful. the hostel is very small only one bathroom I was only there two nights so it wasn't too much of an issue I showered at night, a bit of an issue in the morning when you need to use the toilet and someone is having a long shower
Excellent hostel Excellent value for money. Definately next time will stay more than one night. Despite I slept in the other building which was aprox. 5 blocks away from the reception (and got lost when coming back, which is usual in Venice), the place worth it. The host was great and even invited me for a beer. He gave me tips on where to go and to buy food. Coffee in the morning and cookies were very welcomed. For the prices of Venice this hostel is a gift and a jewel. Thanks Smartholiday.
Great location, rooms were spacious. I had a dorm for 4, which had a balcony over looking a canal, something I wouldn't have expected for the money I paid. Would stay here again, staff were friendly and it was so central !
Smartholiday was a great decision for us, we booked only a day in advance but found ourselves with a private room for two, right in the centre of Venice, only ten minutes walk from Santa Lucia station. It was very easy to find and check in was simple, we were also shown a map with our relative location to points of interest (San Marco for example). We never had any worries about security, everyone was very friendly and happy to chat and mingle. Noise was not a problem.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
Address of the hostel given at the website is just reception. The main building is 20 minutes walk from the train station. Since this fact was not mentioned and I had to walk at midnight in the deserted streets so I completely freaked out. But it is totally safe area. Hostel is spacious, clean and comfortable. Friendly staff and big kitchen with all facilities, free coffee, tea and cookies at anytime. They have a nice balcony overlooking a canal. I strongly recommend this hostel.
It's a small hostel and the rooms are corridors that allow the passage of guests to their dormitories. What is a nuisance when you want to rest. Another problem is only have one bathroom for all guests. The big advantage is the location, very close to the train station.
Thumbs up for this hostel, it is very clean and very well located, on a main road and right next door is a super market which is perfect. The only drawback is that it has no AC but I knew that when I made the booking. The staff are very friendly, helpful, and easy-going. I would definitely stay there again.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
A very quite hostel, not very social or for party goers. About 10 minutes from train station and attractions on the island. Only 1 bathroom and toilet for everyone, and it was all in one room so that was quite annoying. Could get a bit more value for money but still enjoyed our stay
The hostel is extremelly well located, near the train station and the touristic points. The instalation is good and the staff too. I would recommend this hostel.
Good location. Only one bathroom for all guests which was an issue in the morning. Lacking common area.
Not a bad place for venice I suppose. it's relatively easy to find and close to the train station which is very nice. the kitchen is a bit small though and the bathroom, well there is only one for everyone, whether you need to shower or use the toilet. this can be a huge Hassel in the mornings. the bathroom us almost always wet too...which is kinda off putting . syill, it is a good hostel for a stay in venice.
Good location in venice, close to St Lucia station. Standard hostel really.
The check in process and apartment itself were fine, but I had booked a bed in a 4 bed female dorm and when I came back to the room later that afternoon there was a guy in the room. When I book an all female room I have my reasons and I really didn't appreciate the suddensuddechange with no notice.
Overall a really good hostel - clean and in a really good location. Kitchen included but only one shower/toilet between everyone staying which could get problematic If busy.
Nice hostel in good location. Not so much atmosphere, but great if you just want a base to explore Venice.
This place wasn't too bad. It's in a great location. I think it's an apartment, not a hostel. It was a bit weird how I booked a 4 person female dorm and ended up sleeping on an uncomfortable cot in a room with a double bed, the two girls sleeping together in the double bed had also booked a 4 person female dorm. Anyway, the guy was nice, it's pretty clean and the location is great - a few minutes walk from the station and right on the water! I'd go back in a pinch.
Best hostel I've stayed in so far on my travels. A little bit awkward to find, it's basically a straight line from the train station but there's only a tiny buzzer on the door for smartholiday so just look for 1981. We were taken from there to the main apartment, about a 2 minute walk. Great location. The staff were lovely, so helpful with directions and transport. The hostel is beautiful with a lovely big terrace, comfy beds and clean bathrooms. Wifi was amazing and the bedrooms had air con!
A very odd hostel experience. Felt like we were staying in someone's home rather than a hostel. There's only one member of staff, who wasn't always around but would move people's things and beds around. The shower head was broken. No lockers or even locks on doors. Rooms were adjoined ensuite style. This is the most we've ever paid for a hostel and was the worst we've stayed in. Not worth the price. Good location but Venice is small compared to other cities so its not necessary. Would not rec
Was a little worried about staying at this place (one bathroom-9 people) but is was nice. No frills, staff was very helpful and nice. Bathroom wasn't a problem. Well located. We're able to walk to everything.
Fortunately we were able to leave luggages in the hostel for some hours before going back to the airport. We would to thank the receptionist for that.