Hotel La Calcina
AddressFondamenta Zattere Ai Gesuati, Dorsoduro VeniceSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Upgrade from ordinary seaside resorts to La Calcina, with breezy roof-garden breakfasts, canal-dock restaurant, and panoramas of Palladio's Redentore church across Giudecca Canal. Antique armoires, brocade bedspreads and ship-shape modern bathrooms come standard with airy, parquet-floored guestrooms. Book ahead for waterfront rooms – especially No 2, where John Ruskin wrote his classic (though inexplicably Palladio-bashing) 1876 The Stones of Venice .
Our independent authors have visited Hotel La Calcina and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Sestiere di Dorsoduro.
Services & facilities
- Non-smoking throughout
- Concierge service
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Snack bar
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
- Pets allowed
Description provided by property
Hotel La Calcina is located in the Zattere area, one of the most picturesque in Venice. It offers views of the Giudecca canal, elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi, and a restaurant open to the public. A small roof terrace can be booked.
The rooms feature parquet floors and wooden furniture. Each room comes with air conditioning and satellite TV, and some offer canal views. Each also has a private bathroom, external or en suite.
Breakfast is served in the restaurant or out in the terrace overlooking the Giudecca island. It consists of a generous buffet with sweet and savoury food, including homemade cakes. The restaurant specialises in local cuisine.
La Calcina Hotel is set in a historic building of 4 floors. The nearest water bus stops are Zattere, for lines 5 and 2, and Accademia for line 1.
Please note the building has no lift.
The half-board rates include a glass of wine per person per meal.
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