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Istituto San Giuseppe

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All reviewsthree single bedscommunal kitchenquiet place to stayperfect locationrialto bridgecoffee machinethree nightsabsolutely stay here againgood sizequad roomother guestsst markssingle roomquiet at nightthe air conditioningconventnuns
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Lovely place to base yourself for a few days in Venice. The nuns and staff were really welcoming. The room was clean and the air conditioning a luxury in the heat. There's a small communal kitchen that is perfect to pop in to for breakfast/dinner....More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We spent four fantastic nights at the Istituto San Giuseppe and could not recommend it more highly. The staff were so welcoming and friendly and helpful. We booked through the monastery itself (it was cheaper than using a booking agent) and had no issues communicating...More

5  Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This place was perfect for us! Lots of history as it is a convent in a former palazzo. The nuns run a preschool during the day. We stayed for a bit just to watch preschool drop-off. In Venice it is hard to get a snapshot...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

I stayed at the Istituto San Guiseppe for three nights. The accommodation is relay well located - five minutes to Saint Marks Square and five minutes to Rialto. It is clean, quiet and the ensuite room was a really good size. You do have to...More

3  Thank ziacesca
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I stayed here for 6 nights in April, having booked directly with the Istituto (I believe it is also possible to book via Monastery Stays, if you prefer). I had no trouble booking directly - I emailed the Istituto via their website and got a...More

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Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Castello
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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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"All rooms are allocated so you are not able to choose except by capacity."
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