We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Antica Locanda al Gambero

Show Prices
#138 of 386 Hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Antica Locanda al Gambero
Antica Locanda al Gambero
Panoramas (6)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

585 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Antica Locanda al Gambero
See the most recent reviews
Showing 266: English reviews
Tunbridge Wells
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I've only given four stars because there's no lift and for some, like me, of a certain age that was a lack. But the staff are all very accommodating and Vincenzo (?) the porter even walked our cases to the Rialto boat stop when we left. This is an ideal location for central tourist attractions - 5 minutes to St...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Robert J
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent stay and thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. it is with great pleasure that I read that you had such a great stay with us and that our team members were able to make your experience with us more enjoyable. Thank you for choosing Antica Locanda al Gambero and we...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed here for three nights earlier this week and had a great time. The hotel is beautifully decorated in traditional style. The staff were friendly and efficient. Our room was a good size and beautifully decorated. There was a good mini-bar and tea and coffee making facility. The bed was extremely comfortable and the bathroom was well fitted out...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dennis W W
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

It is with great pleasure that I read that you had such a great stay with us and that you were able to enjoy our services and views and that you found our rooms to be, "good size and beautifully decorated". We truly hope you will return to our property in the future.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 October 2016

It was a bit difficult to find at first, but once done, the place was convenient-far enough from the crowds, but within a reasonable walking distance from areas of interest. We came with as little luggage as possible, knowing we would have to climb stairs to our room (no elevator) which we paid extra for the canal view (not sure...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Barnetjb123
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent stay and thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Guests such as you enable us to maintain the high standards of service expected of us, thank you for pointing out our deficiencies Once again, we value and appreciate your feedback, thank you for choosing Antica Locanda al Gambero and we hope...

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I chanced upon this hotel when we were looking for an alternate place to move into for 3 nights, because the first place we booked was a nightmare and we wanted out! Al gambero is very conveniently located, just 5 minutes from Piazza San Marco (3 minutes, if you run, they say!). It's in a bustling area,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Preethi P
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent stay and thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I was very happy to read that you had a pleasant stay with us. Should your travels ever bring you back to Venice, we will be honored to welcome you back to the Antica Locanda al Gambero.

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We just left the hotel after a three night stay. We payed close to $350/night for an absolutely tiny, dingy room. Horrible. Breakfast was adequate. Could've had bed bugs. We both have 8-10 bites. Staff was kind. Central location. Very hard to find decent place to eat

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Christine L
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review of Antica Locanda al Gambero on Trip Advisor. We sincerely apologize that your stay on this occasion was a disappointing one. Please rest assure that your comments have been reviewed and i will be addressing the appropriate teams. We will work very diligently to correct these deficiencies. I just want to assure...

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here mainly for the location being so close to everything and for the price. We paid $143 which wasn't too bad if you ask me. The hotel staff was very helpful and friendly and the breakfast was phenomenal to be quite honest. Most places just give you ham, toast and maybe some cereal. A very...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank melvin f
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent stay and thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I was very happy to read that our "friendly and helpful staff" were a highlight to your pleasurable stay with us. Should your travels ever bring you back to Venice, we will be honored to welcome you back to the Antica Locanda...

Hua Hin
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Small room, high price (probably not for downtown Venezia), breakfast ok (average). Helpfull staff, late time roomcleaningservice (service after 5 hours waiting) charming smoking terrasse with 2 tables. 30 minutes way with boat actv to Rialto and short walking.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Santisuk_2013
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel, mentioning our team and for your recent stay with us. We are disappointed to read the delay in cleaning your room, its very strange because all the rooms are ready at the check-in time and for the tidy the room we need only 20 minutes. We would be honored to welcome you back if...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

A small but beautiful hotel, our room was beautiful with a balcony and canal view. The room is small but spotlessly clean, very comfortable and with all facilities we need. The staff here are very friendly and always willing to give excellent advice on the best places to visit and places to eat, the staff looked after us very well....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ashley098
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay, and thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am very happy to read that you stay with us was one to remember. It is a priority for us to ensure all our guests are pleased and well taken care of throughout their stay. Should your travels ever take you back to Venice, we will...

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Fantastic little hotel in a great area.We got the boat service to the Rialto stop and the hotel was a short walk away. The room we had was very nice, the bed was comfy and everything was clean. The staff were very helpful and well educated about the whole of Venice. The wifi was great but did drop connection sometimes....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JMercer92
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you writing such a wonderful review and staying with us at the Antica Locanda al Gambero. We would be honored to welcome you back if you ever come visit Venice in the future.

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I had a single room on the top, a tiny room with a big terrace and canal view. I really loved the hotel and the staff. Breakfast is good, not too many things but plenty, in the Italian style, Colazione: very good coffee and cappuccino, brioche, some other sweets and juices. The hotel and the rooms are very clean and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ExTraViTa
algambero, Direttore at Antica Locanda al Gambero, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay, and thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am very happy to read that you stay with us was one to remember. It is a priority for us to ensure all our guests are pleased and well taken care of throughout their stay.

486 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (232)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (31)
Viewed
View from Room (37)
Viewed
Bathroom (17)
Viewed
Room/Suite (70)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (68)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (174)
Viewed
Amenities (8)
Viewed
Economy Room (35)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Second Triple Room (32)
Viewed
Single Room (32)
Viewed
The Hotel (24)
Viewed
Triple Room (35)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (80)
Viewed
Room/Suite (38)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (19)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (12)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Venice hotels
San Marco
Gorizia a la Valigia
Gorizia a la Valigia
#147 of 386 in Venice
750 reviews
San Marco
Hotel Al Gazzettino
Hotel Al Gazzettino
#171 of 386 in Venice
351 reviews
San Marco
Hotel San Luca
Hotel San Luca
#193 of 386 in Venice
306 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
San Marco
Palace Bonvecchiati
Palace Bonvecchiati
#93 of 386 in Venice
1,300 reviews
San Marco
Hotel Mercurio Venezia
Hotel Mercurio Venezia
#110 of 386 in Venice
763 reviews
San Marco
Hotel Noemi
Hotel Noemi
#204 of 386 in Venice
395 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in San Marco

Neighbourhood Profile
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Locanda al Gambero welcomes guests with the cordial and typically Venetian atmosphere created by our professional and courteous staff, and together with our well-lit and spacious rooms, we offer our guests the best hotel stay available in Venice. The reception desk is open 24 hours a day, available to provide you with all the information you need to explore the city. In the lobby, guests can pick up fliers and brochures about shows and events in Venice, and make reservations for tours and guided excursions. All spaces in the hotel are immaculately kept, and we offer the best services available among the 3 star hotels of Venice. Guests of the hotel Antica Locanda al Gambero can take advantage of the internet corner (free internet access), major daily newspapers, sitting room and television for those moments of relaxation and socializing, and the lovely breakfast room, with its classic lead glass windows. The continental buffet, with its pastries and salads, includes Venetian sweets and traditional Italian coffee drinks (espresso, cappuccino, etc.) Served at your table. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Antica Locanda al Gambero

Address: Calle dei Fabbri, 4687 S.Marco | San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
Price Range: RM774 - RM2,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Antica Locanda al Gambero 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotels.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Antica Locanda al Gambero reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Antica Locanda Al Gambero Hotel Venice
Antica Locanda Al Gambero Venice
Hotel Style:
#90 Family Hotel in Venice
#127 Romantic Hotel in Venice
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Antica Locanda al Gambero staff and other travellers.
10 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from Antica Locanda al Gambero staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“good location, good value, friendly staff, nicely appointed rooms, great shower, good breakfast”
carolsneider16, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“a room not facing the restaurant”
755carmend, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Didn't see other rooms but we asked for a canal view and had double French windows onto a small balcony which was fine.”
robertj117, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some second floor rooms are accessed by going up to the third floor and then back down again. Maybe not ideal less active people.”
DennisWW, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with canal view cost more”
Barnetjb123, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5