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We arrived at La Forcola for a 3 night stay and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were friendly and the rooms were generously sized. Breakfast was simple with cereals and pastries but this was exactly what was needed to get you going in a morning....More
We spend two nights at this small hotel. The room and bathroom were small but we didn't care a lot since we visited the room only to take a shower and sleep.
The breakfast was average but ok.
The hotel looked to be refurbished recently,...More
I proposed to my girlfriend this weekend, so naturally I wanted everything to be perfect. I must have scoured over 100 hotels on tripadvisor, looking for somewhere that offered the perfect balance of being picturesque, romantic, and gave my girlfriend (who had never been to...More
My husband and l stayed here in may of this year, we had a great room that overlooked a little cannal and bridge. the room was very small but was clean and tidy. The hotel is situated not far from the train station, only two...More
The location of this hotel was very well positioned, only a couple minutes walk from the station. Breakfast was ok, with cereals, yogurts and fruit. However, this was the only real positive attributes about the hotel. The air conditioner in the room leaked water onto...More
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.