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Al Ponte Antico Hotel

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Takoma Park, Maryland
Reviewed 24 April 2012

We did not get disappointed. Bruno surprised us at check in with a " You must be Lino, and you must be Donald "we felt at home right away!! He showed us the beautiful hotel and recommended a very nice restaurant where we ate dinner. Then we met Matteo, Rosalba, Cristiano and Oliver who all rock! Matteo on the second...

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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We have just spent 4 nights here and thought I had done my homework on Tripadvisor and had found a gem like Spalletti Trevelli in Rome which was truly exceptional. Al Ponte should not be listed as a hotel but a B and B at best. There are no communal areas to sit in apart from the breakfast room and...

4Thank juliaSouthport
Reviewed 21 April 2012

We stayed at Al Ponte Antico in April 2011. It was a truly memorable experience for all the right reasons. Each morning we ate our delicious breakfast on the terrace overlooking the Grand Canal watching the endlessly entertaining morning rush hour of boats. There are many reasons to stay here but, above all, the personal service at this hotel is...

1Thank Deborah S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Much of what we experienced has already been said in many other reviews but we felt we had to share our experience at the Al Ponte Antico. Arriving via water taxi from the airport right to the hotel entrance is quite easy and effortless and takes away any concerns with having to navigate through Venice's cobblestone streets with your luggage....

Thank JillS212
Reviewed 13 April 2012

We arrived by water taxi straight from the airport. As the hotel is right on the Grand Canal, you are dropped off right at the front entrance, effortless. We were welcomed by our first names, given a brief but informative tour of the hotel and left to settle into our room which was at water level looking out onto the...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Image a hotel where the owner welcomes you - arriving by Watertaxi straight from the airport - with the first names of your entire party. Where all staff - and I mean all staff - already knows your kids names. Where the staff - and I mean all staff - is constantly eager to make you feel truly welcome, without...

2Thank Pieter2011
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Al Ponte Antico Hotel. The hotel is easy to find and close to the Rialto Vaporetto stop and the Alilaguna which takes you to the airport.The room was amazing, overlooking the Grande Canal and the Rialto Bridge. Matteo and Bruno make you feel welcome from the moment you first arrive. They were extremely...

2Thank Jenny717
Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Unfortunately my first impression of the hotel was terrible. We´re given -I guess- the worst room of all the hotel. It was dark, dark and dark and when I opened the windows searching for a hint of light all I found was a gray thick wall almost reachable by my hand. Without opening the luggage we asked for another room...

6Thank Solcito63
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2012

My wife and I stayed here for our wedding anniversary in March and were extremely impressed by this boutique hotel. Not only is the location fantastic and the rooms full of character and detail but the service is second to none. The owner Matteo, his brother Bruno and the rest of the staff are extremely attentive an courteous and made...

2Thank MartinPer
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 March 2012

We found this hotel through the reviews on Trip Advisor and it was perfect from start to finish. It will always hold a special place in our hearts and we would never stay anywhere else when we hopefully visit Venice some day again. We spent 4 nights in February in this very special hotel with unforgettable friendly staff who go...

2Thank AnnaKDublinIreland

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Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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Additional Information about Al Ponte Antico Hotel

Address: Calle dell'Aseo | Cannaregio 5768, 30131 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Cannaregio
Price Range: RM1,175 - RM1,565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Al Ponte Antico Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Venice
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“Ask about a room that overlooks the canal”
 of 5 bubbles 828krystalk, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The large room on the first floor with the large window is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles X7333ZNlisap, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a view of the grand canal, explore the hotel website directly, and pick the perfect room.”
 of 5 bubbles Yellowdog04, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room 6 - Ponte dei Pugni, a 'Classic Room', was perfect for us; one of the smaller internal rooms, but made staying at this hotel doable”
 of 5 bubbles arpling, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Booked Junior Suite directly from the hotel, great rate, not available on Travelocity.”
  • view of the grand canal from our junior suite
 of 5 bubbles chrisgJ788PP, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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