Hotel Italy Seguso Venice offers affordable rooms within central Venice, just 200 meters from the nearest water bus (vaporetto) stop, with the Accademia Bridge being just a 5 minute walk away.
The hotel’s location is also close to the Gallerie dell’Accademia, in the district of Dorsoduro/San Marco, and at the doorsteps of Saint Mark’s Square, the main tourist attraction in Venice.
PHOTO: A guest room at the hotel.
Because of the many events that are held at the city every year, especially at the area surrounding Saint Mark’s Square, such as Venice Carnival, the hotel has become popular place to keep as a base during these festivities, thanks to its central location.
In addition, if you need to get to the other parts of Venice, or to the other islands within Venetian lagoon, such as Murano or Burano, the nearest water bus stop is just minutes on foot from the hotel.
Hotel Pensione Seguso, located within a 16th century, renovated building, has been open to guests since around World War I, founded by a British diplomat. To this day, the place is still one of the most unique and characteristic accommodations in the city.
The affordably priced 2 star hotel has a total of 36 guest rooms to choose from, most of them featuring beautiful views to one of the two adjacent, picturesque canals.
Inside the rooms, you’ll find typical Venetian decor, with 16th century atmosphere enhanced by antiques and classical furnishings.
Standard amenities at the rooms include individually controlled heating and overhead fans, direct dial telephones, and TVs (in most rooms). Although the hotel has no broadband internet available, the nearest Venice internet cafe is only minutes away on foot.
Services at the hotel include the knowledgeable front desk personnel, available 24h, who can help you in organizing guided tours (including gondola rides) and booking tickets to Venice events and concerts, and in keeping you up-to-date on the current happenings in the city.
Common areas at the pension include a relaxing Reading Lounge, where you can take a breather after a long day sightseeing in the historical city center.
Hotel Pensione Seguso also has a restaurant, with a menu organized from local and national culinary traditions.
Breakfast, meanwhile, is served to the elegant Breakfast Lounge from 8am to 10 am.
Hotel Italy Seguso Venice
Dorsoduro, 30123 Venice
Other services and facilities include a luggage storage, safe deposit boxes at the front desk, 24 hour room service, and a babysitter service (on request).
Nearby, a short walk from the hotel, you can find Gallerie dell’Accademia, Saint Mark’s Square, and many other major Venice tourist attractions.