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Istituto San Giuseppe

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All reviewsrialto vaporetto stopcommunal kitchenperfect locationquiet place to staycoffee machinetwin bedsminute walkabsolutely stay here againthree nightsgood sizequad roomother guestsst markssingle roomquiet at nightthe air conditioningconvent
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for four days at the monastery. Our room consisted of three single beds and a good size bathroom. The AC in the room was just adequate. There is a kitchen area with a refrigerator and a microwave for guests. Note: there is a...More

3  Thank Pookie53593
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This convent still has 7 nuns, who run an infant school in the mornings. Otherwise, your main contact is the receptionist, a lay person, who is extremely friendly and helpful in providing advice on where to eat, etc. The Common Room downstairs is quite basic,...More

5  Thank Deka42
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Right in the middle of all the Venice sights, the Istituto San Giuseppe is an oasis in the midst of all the excitement. Located in a centuries old convent that today serves as a school, guest house and home for the nuns who serve there,...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

The location was perfect for everything we wanted to do. We felt safe and secure and were comfortable leaving our belongings in the room. The people at the front desk were extremely helpful. We had a three night stay and I would definitely plan to...More

1  Thank Eve449
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I enjoyed my stay here for four nights. It's all you expect from a convent/monastery stay: clean, quiet and safe. I slept very well. Don't expect North American hotel amenities at these prices. (i.e. Bring your own shampoo and blow dryer.) There are plenty of...More

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Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Castello
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Istituto San Giuseppe Hotel Venice
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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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