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Casa Santa Maria Formosa From EUR 60,-


Castello 5841 Fondamenta Dei Preti 30122, Venice, Italy

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No hotel photo available With a fantastic location just 400 metres from Saint Mark?s Square, Casa Santa Maria Formosa offers a personalised service and an elegant setting in an 18th-century building.

Overlooking a canal, this guest house is set next to Piazza Santa Maria Formosa. It is surrounded by typical restaurants where you, as guests, can enjoy special rates. You have free admission to the Venice Casino for a truly memorable evening.

Start your day with a rich, buffet breakfast in the cosy breakfast lounge, which overlooks the canal. Explore Venice on foot or why not go on a private boat tour of the lagoon?

Nr. rooms: 8.

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Hotel information
Casa Santa Maria Formosa has an agreement with a private garage in Piazzale Roma (Garage San Marco), meaning that you will receive a discount here.
Room information
The rooms of Locanda Formosa accurately recreate the old sophistication and style of 1700 Venice. Furniture and upholstery, with esteemed workmanship and fine materials, create highly elegant rooms with warm and striking tones. An atmosphere of subtle romance, ideal for all couples who choose Venice for their wedding or honeymoon, to whom the hotel offers special treatment.
All the rooms are fitted with the listed equippment.
All the rooms are no smoking
Food & beverage
The buffet breakfast is served in an intimate room overlooking the canal. You can find: bread, brioches, cheese, ham or salami, cookies, cereals, yoghurt, orange juice, butter, a variety of preserves and spreads, as well as Italian coffee (espresso), American coffee, cappuccino, chocolate, milk and a choice of 3 different teas.
Room service is available on request.
Area information
This hotel is located in the heart of Venice, just a stroll from St. Mark's Square and Rialto Bridge, but has a calm, secluded position despite the large number of tourists. With just a few minutes walk you can reach the main landings to avail of frequent public transport which takes you all over the city, as well as to the other islands of the lagoon (Torcello, Burano, Murano, Chioggia, Lido, etc.).
Campo Santa Maria Formosa, the location of this hotel in Venice, is one of the liveliest and characteristic areas of the city. The Renaissance style Santa Maria Formosa church, with its baroque bell tower, gets its name from the appearance of The Blessed Virgin in the form of a "formosa" or shapely, beautiful woman.
The same area hosts the prestigious Querini Stampalia Foundation, with its rich and much-used public library and a considerable gallery of three-hundred paintings by artists from Veneto, including G. Bella, Palma il Giovane, Palma il Vecchio, G. Bellini, P. Longhi.
Travel information
By plane
From Venice "Marco Polo" airport, there are several options to reach Locanda Formosa:
- with a private water taxi get off at the stop in front of the hotel;
- with the "Alilaguna" speed boat get off at San Zaccaria (the trip should last about 1 and 15 minutes, cost 10 ?). From Riva degli Schiavoni go towards Calle delle Rasse, beside Hotel Danieli. Walk along this street until you reach Campo di San Filippo e Giacomo. Once you arrive here turn right for Calle Drio la Chiesa and after the bridge, Calle dei Mercanti. Turn left for Calle Corte Rotta and Ruga Giuffa, until you reach Campo Santa Maria Formosa. Go around the church and when you arrive to the canal (Canale dei Preti) follow the "fondamenta" on your right to number 5841 where Locanda Formosa is situated.
- the "Venezia Air Terminal" bus (cost 3 ?) will bring you to Piazzale Roma in 20 minutes. From here you can take vaporetto no. 82 (Canal Grande ticket, cost 5 ?)and get off at the Rialto stop. From here, take Calle Larga Mazzini and then turn left for Campo San Bartolomeo; take Sotoportego della Bissa and then Salizzada San Lio after the bridge. Take the third "calle" on the left (Calle del Paradiso), follow the directions for Campo San Giovanni e Paolo/Ospedale Civile. Walk the entire "calle" , passing the bridge and then another bridge on the right. Locanda Formoso is immediately to the left at no. 5841.

By car
Arriving by car, you can park in Piazzale Roma, in Garage San Marco which offers a special rate for our hotel. You can then reach Locanda Formosa in two ways:
- with a private water taxi which brings you in front of the hotel;
- with vaporetto no. 82 (Canal Grande ticket, cost 5 ?), get off at the Rialto stop. From here, take Calle Larga Mazzini and then turn left for Campo San Bartolomeo; take Sotoportego della Bissa and then Salizzada San Lio after the bridge. Take the third "calle" on the left (Calle del Paradiso), follow the directions for Campo San Giovanni e Paolo/Ospedale Civile. Walk the entire "calle" , passing the bridge and then another bridge on the right. Locanda Formoso is immediately to the left at no. 5841.

By train
From Venice "Santa Lucia" railway station you can reach Locanda Formosa in two ways:
- with a private water taxi which brings you in front of the hotel;
- with vaporetto no. 82 (Canal Grande ticket, cost 5 ?), get off at the Rialto stop. From here, take Calle Larga Mazzini and then turn left for Campo San Bartolomeo; take Sotoportego della Bissa and then Salizzada San Lio after the bridge. Take the third "calle" on the left (Calle del Paradiso), follow the directions for Campo San Giovanni e Paolo/Ospedale Civile. Walk the entire "calle" , passing the bridge and then another bridge on the right. Locanda Formoso is immediately to the left at no. 5841.
Important information
Reception desk is open daily from 07:30 to 21:00. In case of later arrival please contact the hotel to receive the code allowing you to access the premises at any time during the night.

Full amount of your booking will be charged to your credit card upon check-in.

Hotel Policies

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy: If cancelled or modified up to 7 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the first two nights will be charged.

Children and Extra Bed Policy: All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
All children under 2 years are charged EUR 10.00 per night and person for cots.
All older children or adults are charged EUR 25.00 per night and person for extra beds.
Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1.

Deposit Policy: No deposit will be charged.

VAT and city/tourist taxes: VAT is included.
Service charge is included.
City/tourist tax is included.

Internet: Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel and costs EUR 0.25 per hour.

Meal Plan: Buffet breakfast is included in the room rate.

Parking: Private parking is possible at a location nearby and costs EUR 25.00 per day.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.


The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
Accepted credit cards
American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, CartaSi
Check-in
14:00 - 23:00 hours.
Check-out
11:00 hours.