We were at first concerned that the Alcova del Doge was too far out of the city, but it was well worth the long bus journey to and from La Serenissima each day. The rooms are immaculate, the staff gracious and helpful, and the breakfasts excellent. Two local restaurants were recommended, both of which were perfect. A lovely little gem,... More
- Also Known As:
- Hotel Relais Alcova Del Doge Mira, Province Of Venice, Italy
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Relais Alcova del Doge in Mira is a delightful, romantic 3-star charming hotel, housed in an ancient nineteenth century palazzo in the heart of the magnificent Riviera del Brenta, traditional holiday residence of the Venetian aristocrats and still a popular tourist attraction due to its splendid Venetian Villas that are worth a day trip by bicycle or by the “Burchielli” that skim the gentle Brenta river waters in the summer, docking here and there to enjoy the villas. Venice (15 km away) and Padua (20 km away) are within easy reach from the hotel Relais Alcova del Doge in Mira. Convenient public buses departing every half-hour until about midnight run all year round stopping just 200 metres from the Hotel. ) → How to get here)For an unforgettable trip to Venice, magnificently crossing the Venetian Lagoon and Canale della Giudecca, depart from the Fusina Terminal, 8 km from the hotel Relais Alcova del Doge in Mira and, from there, take the 20-minute ferry to the famous Riva delle Zattere, just a pleasant stroll away from St. Mark’s Square. The glorious Riviera del Brenta Venetian Villas, including Villa Widmann Foscari Rezzonico, Barchessa Valmarana, Villa Foscari La Malcontenta and Villa Pisani “La Nazionale”, are just a few miles from us and are worth the trip by either bicycle, car or boat!We are also only 15 km from the Venice Mestre train station, 20 km from the Venice airport and 15 km from the Port of Venice. Transfers available at a fee upon request. Our Relais offers an intimate, romantic yet down-home atmosphere, tastefully and imaginatively created by hosts Michela and Sabrina, attentively selecting each piece of furniture, furnishing and upholstery, visiting antique stores, collector shops and markets, and returning the original Venetian terrace floors, ceiling beams and original hall frescoes to their ancient splendour.All our 13 rooms are different and include:Independent air conditioning and heatingLCD TVDirect phone lineMini-barSafeFree wi-fi internet accessDuring the summer, after a full day touring the wonders of Venice, Padua or magnificent Riviera del Brenta Venetian Villas, you can relax in the quiet of our interior courtyard, sipping an excellent glass of Prosecco in the shade of the wisterias.You can take advantage of the bicycles, free, to discover our splendid surroundings, rich in nature, culture and excellent seafood restaurants! ... more less
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