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Al Gallo - Venice

Calle del Forno 88 - Santa Croce - Venice

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 79.00
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Townhouse Al Gallo enjoys a convenient location in Venice, only 5 minutes on foot from Piazzale Roma, 10 minutes from Santa Lucia railway station and 15 minutes from the Rialto bridge. Townhouse Al Gallo is located near several restaurants.

It is a 14th century fully air-conditioned building, featuring typical Venetian decoration and a cozy atmosphere. Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access. For those arriving by car parking is available nearby for a surcharge. Guests with children can take advantage of the complimentary child care services available at the hotel.

Al Gallo is a pet-friendly hotel.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 6.9 Fair
Based on 155 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

Loved the welcoming atmosphere. The reception staff is great and very helpful.

Venere Guest, United Kingdom
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Facilities at Al Gallo

  • Luggage room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • Baby sitter
  • Internet/Email services
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Pets accepted

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  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Check-in: after 12:30 PM.

Check-out: before 11:00 AM.


Guests are asked to contact the property in advance in order to provide an approximate arrival time. Contact information can be found on the confirmation email received after booking.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 5 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2 per person, per night for adults; EUR 1 per night for guests aged 10-16 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 10 years of age.
 

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

A tax is imposed by the city and will be collected at the property. This tax does not apply to residents of Venice City and children under 10 years of age. Further exemptions may apply, subject to submission of proper documents to the property, to patients, their companions and people staying in the city for specific purposes/duties. 30% reduction applies from 1-31 January.

Al Gallo is also known as

Al Gallo
Al Gallo Hotel
Al Gallo Hotel Venice

8.0

Clean

7.6

Location

6.8

Quiet

6.6

Spacious

6.7

Service

Al Gallo reviews

8.8 Excellent
  • November 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Belgium

I would very much like to congratulate the hotel staff on providing a wondeful stay!

5.8 Ordinary
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

Acceuil très froid. Petit déjeuner quasi inexistant à prendre dans le couloir amenagé avec quelques tables et chaises. Par contre, situé très proche de la gare (une fois que l'on s'est repéré dans le labyrinthe vénitien) donc assez loin à pieds de la place San Marco.

8.5 Excellent
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • United Kingdom

Algalo is a nice hotel and located in a good and accessible area however you shouldn't compare price in Venice with the rest of the world . the manager was so kind , he gave us lot of useful information about Venice. definitely We would stay there again if we go to Venice

0.8
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

Don't go to this hotel!!!!!

6.8 Fair
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Sweden

Al Gallo was a plesant surprise. When reading about the hostel/hotel we were a bit scared about staying there when so many people had experienced problems with the owner. Me and my girlfriend thought he was rather nice and that he could help us with our questions, although he was a bit angry at us in the beginning when some other hotelguests had let us in to the reception when he was not there ("they should not have done that"). So, for a good stay at Al Gallo you should wait outside if no one is at the reception and we also recommend that you have all your "papers" (booking reservations etc) in order and that you be at your best mood when checking in/out. Have a nice stay! H and S from Sweden

1.7
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • China

It's a nightmare for our honeymoon, the biggest mistake! The house keeper was so rude. I even don't want to think of his face...If you want to enjoy your trip in Venice, never choose this hotel.

7.0 Good
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Switzerland

Correct

9.0 Wonderful!
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

Nice and clean hotel even it is small and situated at a small street. Friendly and helpful staffs. Good access to the shops/restaurant/attractions.

2.2
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

I wouldn´t recommend this hotel.

2.4
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Spain

Mi consejo, con todos los respetos, es que el Sr, que atiende que es el propietario, es UN IMPRESENTABLE, de la cabeza a los pies, Venere.com, deberia quitarlo de sus hoteles, porque no se merece mas que estar aislado del mundo, trata a las personas irrespetuosamente, conmigo desde luego se ensayo, solo porque no marque el telefono de manera adecuada para avisar que llegaba solo un poco mas tarde, aunque tenia tiempo hasta las 8,30 pm segun el folleto, llegamos a las 7,10 i le enseñe mis dos intentos fallidos para comunicar con el hotel.Bueno un impresentable es poco, irrespetuoso,mal educado, sin piedad para el cliente (que es de quien vive) y humillante fue la situación vivida. Invito a que ningun español,y me atreviria a decir NADIE jamas, se aloje alli, creedme es un consejo, y valioso. Yo me tomé un poco desconfiada algun otro comentario que corre por aqui, y os digo que lo pagué caro, mi familia y yo estuvimos a punto de volvernos, del disgusto tan grande que nos ocasiono, mi marido, casi pierde los papeles, por suerte no lo llegó a perder, pero creerme si os digo que no exagero nada, ojala lo hubiese filmado para que todo el mundo viera lo "machacante de persona que es este sr.", espero y deseo que me hagais caso. por suerte solo lo tuve que ver yo sola 1 sola vez mas en los dos 2 dias que estuvimos, y aun queria insistir en el tema, pero ahora ya si que no me amilane, y pude pararle los pies, para que dejara de hostigarme.por suerte para nosotros, al dia siguiente pudimos olvidar este mal trago, y nuestras mini vacaciones continuaron con buen ritmo. Desearia escribir todo este texto en ingles, para que los otros tambien se enterasen, no se si podre. My advice(council), with all the respects, is that Mr., who attends that he is the owner, is THE UNPRESENTABLE ONE, from the head to the feet, Venere.com, deberia to remove it of his(her,your) hotels, because there is not deserved mas that to be isolated of the world, it(he,she) treats the persons disre

1.9
  • March 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Stayed there for a few days, totally shocked by the size of the room !. Probably it's the smallest DOUBLE ROOM I have seen in my life. It eventually just one bed, that's it. The price is not cheap at all for its amazing size. The staff was not very friendly. And worst of all is - the buildings next/behind was under major renovation, and made huge noise right starting from 7 or 8 in the morning.. anyway, wasn't a pleasant stay, and won't be next time.

8.6 Excellent
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

Nice place, very well located, a few minutes from Piazzale di Roma, and you can walk easily to all places of the town, the only problem was the breakfast, let's say poor breakfast, you have a nice bakery just on the corner if you haven't had enough !

1.1
  • November 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • United Kingdom

'Hotel from Hell', this is the worst hotel I've ever been in any place. The owner is arrogate, rude and lack of basic patience. The room is simple but dirty, and you can find the web hanging overhead while you lie down, and the toilet service means simply pick up your used towel and put up on the ring. If you arrived here in winter, you have to get well prepared for a interval of cool shock in the middle of your shower, because the' hot water is very limited and if other guests are using the hot water for other used rather than shower,such as washing cloth, then you have to give some patient to wait the water get warm from the tank' (the original quota from the owner'). A hotel located in a remote street and only can survival on the internet age without internet access, a absolutely failure!

7.9 Good
  • November 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

Well placed hotel: 5 min by feet from the bus stop and nice surroundings. We spent 2 nights there. The first night was not quit because I really think the housekeeper was doing housework durung all the night ! The second night was perfect. We did not know when we came if we had a bathroom. We were happy to have a huge and nice room with a bathroom. No problem to have breakfast.

2.3
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

Al Gallo - probably one of the worst placese to stay in Venice!

6.6 Fair
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Bahrain

A good value to stay in Venice for people who don't need more than a place to sleep at night. Small pension, a bit decrepit, but convenient location and friendly boss.

3.9
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Switzerland

I choose this hotel due to its location (as describe near to mainstation). Through our previous information that we woudn't get the hotel early than 11.pm as for we came from abroad about 700 km away from venice and it was chaos on the train transportation round milano, the hotel personal didn't willing to understand our reason and was so mad. The hotel was difficult to find (even asking the local person). Definitively a mess hotel. We will never visit anymore,,

5.6 Ordinary
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

The hotel was overbooked! So we had to sleep one night in an other hotel. This hotel had a strikt closing time at 1 a.m.! Then we had to move to al Gallo for the second night! We got a room with privat bath for this trouble! Breakfast was very poor - only one piece of bread per person!

0.9
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

I would never recommend anyone to stay here! The owner (I'm assuming that he is the owner because he is the only person that is there.) is not respectful of women or people that are not Italian. Every time we spoke to him, he yelled at us. We had to ask him a question once, and he made us wait until he was done eating until we could ask him a question. Every other time, he was very rude and yelled whenever we had to ask him something. We basically dreaded going to our hotel, and made sure that we did not go to the hotel during times that he would be there. Also, we paid a great deal of money for the room but the owner is only there when people check in or check out of their room. He gives you the key to the front door. He has no sense of customer service or respecting others. Breakfast is included, but he only offers it from 8:30-9:30 and it consists of a roll and coffee for each person. One morning we waited 20 minutes for coffee and had to serve it to ourselves. Additionally there is no elevator in the hotel and you have to carry your suitcases up a windy staircase. Lastly, the description says that the hotel is very close to the train station but it is not that close. It is VERY hard to find and is in a small alley and you can barely find it. If we did not already pay a deposit we would have left without even checking in! DO NOT STAY AT THIS HOTEL, IT WILL RUIN YOUR WHOLE EXPERIENCE OF VENICE!!!

9.0 Wonderful!
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Russia

Our room was on the third floor, right under the roof. In spite of this, it was quite and comfortable small room. OK for a short weekend trip, close to Piaza la Roma.

5.8 Ordinary
  • April 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Very Very grumpy owner who mentioned nothing about having to pre-arrange arrival times. definately will argue with you if you arrive after 830pm. breakfast is very minimal altho coffee was nice.

7.7 Good
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Ireland

Location is excellent, price is very good value. We had a very comfy stay. This hotel is ideal if you just need a base to do all the sightseeing. 3 mins from the bus, no need to carry your luggage over bridges, steps, canals etc.. For the price, room was fine and Bathroom was very clean .. you can't expect any more for a budget hotel.

8.0 Very Good
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

great week-end!

9.7 Outstanding!
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

It is a very nice hotel. Ideal for a quiet stay for couples. Great location, very helpful manager. We had a very nice time. The room was cosy and comfortable. If I go back to Venice I will definitely try to book the same hotel.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

We had a lovely stay at Hotel Al Gallo, despite being faced with technical difficulties the owner accommodated us to the best of his abilities which made for a great stay in Venice.

8.4 Very Good
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

We had an initial mix-up about the room but we all figured it out pretty quickly and were even able to stay an extra night. We loved the breakfast! The place was charming and well decorated. Excellent bathrooms and really comfortable beds. The owner has a lot of good information and is enthusiastic about Venice and visitors.

1.4
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Germany

Das Hotel Al Gallo liegt gut erreichbar zum Piazza Roma und ist relativ leise. Das war´s aber schon.Der Sevice vor allem vom Empfangsportier ist eine Katastrophe. Ich habe noch nie einen solch unfreundlichen, oberlehrerhaften und abweisenden Portier erlebt. Der Mann ist eine Zumutung und glaubt sich noch ständig im recht.: die Gäste sind an allem schuld, da sie ja nicht wissen, wie es in Venedig wirklich zugeht, das weis nur er ! Das Frühstück ist ein Witz und das bei einem Preis von 195,- € pro Vierbettzimmer und Nacht. Der Frühstücksraum befindet sich auf dem Hotelflur. Also wer sich in Venedig mal richtig ärgern will, dem sei Al Gallo wärmstens empfohlen !! Venedig selbst ist eine Traumhafte Stadt !!!

7.1 Good
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

the receptionist was friendly and qualified, it was our first stay there, we did not meet other people at the time being.

6.8 Fair
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Norway

Lovely hotel - nice location. Was hoping to see a more genuine service minded owner, and more more accomodating attitude.

1.5
  • July 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Canada

It is said only 5 minutes walk form Piazzia Roma, since it is extremely difficult to find, we eventually took 30 mins to arrive at that hotel. When we arrived the door was closed ( 2:30 pm ), after 1 1/2 hour the owner/receptionist/only staff came back, nither apology nor welcoming smile. He blamed us for not at the right time to check-in!

5.3 Ordinary
  • July 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Estonia

Friendly staff, but poor knowledge of English. Rooms are tiny (double rooms on the 3rd floor are ca 10 square meters, and two of them are sharing small bathroom). However, a sink is in the room. Air conditioning works well. Minibar is available for deposit. Double bed is suitable two dwarfs. Breakfast: spartan, with one bread, cup of tea or coffee, spreadable cheese, 3 tea bisquits and jam. Should be your choice, if you would like have feeling of Italian home.

5.3 Ordinary
  • June 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

As I had read on many other reviews on Hotel Al Gallo - the owner, manager, desk clerk - (who ever he is) is the only reason for a low rating of this hotel. Also, better instructions on how to get to the hotel would help too. We needed something close to Piazzale Roma, clean, and affordable. On those items this hotel fit the bill. This owner/mgr is so outrageously rude that you have to laugh. I tried to be just as rude and direct back to him. I am not sure that approach worked but it made me feel better.

5.0 Ordinary
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Super nice and helpful owner and manager. Unfortunately, the air conditioning and TV did not work and the breakfast consisted of a hard roll of bread only. Great location, though.

7.0 Good
  • April 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Ireland

I was kind of worried about staying here from reading the other comments but my boyfriend and I had a great stay. The room was lovely, clean and very spacious. Granted we had no views but for the price who needs it! The owner was lovely and he was very welcoming. We have traveled the world so believe me it was heaven compared to some places we stayed-if you've done the same it's the place for you-close to Venice and loads of amienities. Just 5-10 min walk from Bus Station and a lovely stroll into Piazze San Marco.

6.7 Fair
  • December 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Spain

Great welcoming and spacious, clean rooms. Good breakfast but the dinning-room area is small and the tables very little so you have to make an effort to accommodate two adults and two children by the table. The surrounding area is nice. Not so good: reception finishes at 8:30 p.m.

8.9 Excellent
  • June 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

We were worried about out stay her in the Hotel as we read some bad reviews. But we were very happy about the service and the quaility of the room. We would DEFINITELY stay here again. If you arrive late - then tell them - they tend to leave ( as it is a family run hotel/b&b) Good location A bit difficult to locate (but if you are new in Venice everywhere is a bit difficult to get to) - It's not that hard once you have your bearings Great stay, Well done... Leon and David ( team@texturemonk.com )

8.4 Very Good
  • June 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • Spain

Despite the map the manager mailed us, we still got lost getting from Santa Lucia train station to the hotel as it turns out there are many streets called Calle del Forno in Venice!! We have no complaints whatsoever regarding our stay at the Al Gallo Hotel. In fact, the manager went out of his way to help us. Ten points for friendliness!

9.1 Wonderful!
  • June 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • Australia

I was very pleased with the accommodation. I felt very safe. It was only a short walk from the train station. There were good restaurants nearby and major tourist attractions were within easy walking distance.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

A hotel where you're warmly welcome. We had a very nice room and enjoyed an absolute excellent lovetrip. It's worth the journey.

3.1
  • March 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

We arrived and were welcomed properly. The onwner is not a kind person. We did not felt like customers... They ran out of hot water for the shower and he blamed the other customers for using too much water in stead of apologize and fix the problem!!! What else can I say???

7.0 Good
  • February 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • United Kingdom

Sincerely the hotel was very nice and very good situated, but our impression change quickly because of the owner and customer services he provided. The check in was long and unfriendly.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • USA

The owner was very nice and welcoming. He upgraded the room for free because a better room was unoccupied.

8.7 Excellent
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

This is a great location to get more of a local feel mfor Venezia

8.5 Excellent
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Germany

All was GREAT, until checkout. They wouldn't accept credit card and I had to RUN to a Banco and missed my train, which in turn made me miss my plane home! I made it, but all the flights were filled and ended up getting a rental car. Very expensive to say the least!!!

8.5 Excellent
  • October 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Good location if you drive a car to Venice - easy walking distance from Piazza Roma. The man at the desk was very helpful in getting some needed information regarding our cruise ship. There are many steps to the top floor rooms and no elevator. The bathroom, which we shared with another room, was very clean. The bed was not very comfortable and breakfast included only one cup of coffee. We chose this hotel for its location and price and it did meet our needs adequately.

7.9 Good
  • October 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

OK

9.0 Wonderful!
  • July 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Mexico

great location for people who travel by train, friendly staff, big rooms

4.8 Ordinary
  • June 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Singapore

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5.8 Ordinary
  • June 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Although this hotel is cozy and charming despite small rooms, we had some major problems with this hotel. We had reserved a room for two separate visits to Venice: the first for three nights and then an additional single night later during our honeymoon. We arrived at Al Gallo at dinner time and presented our venere.com confirmation email to the receptionist (who is the father of the son who owns the hotel). There was NO RECORD of our reservation at Al Gallo despite the fact that we had our confirmation email. This was a nightmare, since it was night time and rooms are nearly impossible to find in Venice short notice. The receptionist was fairly sensitive to the error and actually said that this happens all the time! We asked him to find us other accomodations. After an hour of waiting, he first offered us a hotel far outside of Venice...when we protested, he made more calls and found us two hotels in Venice, both close to the train station. The first one where we stayed the first night was cheaper than what we would have paid at Al Gallo, the other for our second two nights was considerably more expensive. When we returned to Venice the following week, the receptionist, as promised, did not charge us for the night's stay. This was a nice gesture. The breakfast is horrible. So, we would have liked the hotel if they had actually had our reservation for our first visit. I don't know that we would stay here again, but we would definitely call Al Gallo personally to confirm the reservation since it appears their paperwork is not completely in order.

3.6
  • April 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Extremely small attic room, no aircon, no screens, lots of mosquito bites,no staff to serve breakfast for an 8 am departure. Lovely view of rooftops and chimneys.Don't think I will repeat the experience.

5.5 Ordinary
  • April 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • United Kingdom

The reality was that this was not a 3* hotel but a 1* or pension. It is a converted house with 7 rooms (some without toilet/shower)no bar nor 24 hour reception. Breakfast served on the 1st floor landing was substandard.The upside of the hotel was the pleasant quiet location which is 5 minutes walk from the bus/railway stations.

4.6 Ordinary
  • January 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • Denmark

The contents of breakfast to be improved. To equip European standard type of electric adapter to the power source.( Shaver could not be utilized by the present adapter.) No staff during lunch time between 13:00-15:00 will raise inconvenience.

4.4 Ordinary
  • November 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

was very disappointed with the room we stayed in, the room next door was seperated from ours with a paper thin wall and we were kept up all night long from the person next door coughing and snoring. the hotel has a great location and the staff were very helpful.

8.8 Excellent
  • August 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

Grazie mille!

3.9
  • August 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • USA

This hotel is extremely difficult to find. Although relatively close to the train station, it is hidden in a side alley, with no signs to assist in finding or locating it. Also, the manager locks the hotel after about nine in the evening, so don't forget your key! The accommodations are very basic: tiny shower, hard bed, inadequate lighting. The breakfast is likewise spartan, and served for only one hour in the morning. What's more, the manager and his son are seldom around to help with any questions or unforeseen problems. Still, the price is relatively low so one gets what one has paid for. But understand that the hotel is not a bargain, only perhaps a fair exchange in over-priced Venice. My son concluded that the Gallo was the worst hotel we stayed in during two weeks in Europe. Caveat emptor.

5.2 Ordinary
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • Canada

it sits over a large bakery which comences noisy operation in the wee hours in the morning. The attack of mosquitos was unexpected but not the fault of the hotel. The inability to turn the heat off in the room when the outside temp was over 20c however was the fault of the hotel

9.6 Outstanding!
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Ireland

Can't fault the hotel, but the photos of the rooms made them look a lot bigger then they actually were.

6.7 Fair
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

it was very nice but a wooden door is between room 6 and 7 so you can hear absolutely everything that happen... i forgot my shorts at the hotel on the 24th of may 2004, i sent an email to ask them how could we deal with it but no answer... can you do something? thank you. damien herve

9.6 Outstanding!
  • June 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • USA

Everything was great, i have one suggestion. Put up on the website walking directions from SANTA LUCIA train station to your hotel we walked right to it, but it took a little to do having to buy a map and find the address.

6.0 Fair
  • May 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Belgium

Very nice people,we had e pleasent stay,the room was to small...but it was clean and the neigbour was quitte.

8.7 Excellent
  • April 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

If cheap and cheerful is what your after then stay here. It has a good central location but is very difficult to find. There is no sign indicating where the hotel actually is. The staff were very friendly and helpful and i wouls definitely recomend.

5.8 Ordinary
  • April 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Italy

Nice Hotel, well located, nice room, nice furnitures...but awful welcome! The hotel was close when I arrived and I had to wait almost two hours!Whne Finally the boss arrived I was a bit upset, I kindly said to the boss that I was there almost two hours.. he replied, "in my opinion you can wait in the middle of the street even three hours!!" , then... the extra bed was not ready, the key was not at the reception, and that man was incredibly unpolite! This is a pity because the hotel is really very nice, small and well located! But this is not the way to treat the customers!! I work in a big travel Agency,, I will not recomand this hotel, and this is a pity!

7.3 Good
  • March 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • United Kingdom

The hotel staff were very helpful and I enjoyed my stay. The relatively low mark for quality vs price is because it's Venice. In most other places similar spending would buy more/better hotel - but that criticism probably applies to all the hotels in town.

5.2 Ordinary
  • December 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

warmly welcomed by the personnal and the father of the family but the son, who seems to be the boss, don't know what is a smile.we thought we just bother him. NEVER book room 5 or 6 ! you just have a thin wooden door beetween this 2 rooms. You just leave with the other room renters ! just disapointed ! trés bien recu par le personnel et le pére de famille, mais le fils, qui semble etre le patron, ne connait pas le sens du mot sourire. on avait vraiment l'impression de le déranger. Ne jamais réservé les chambres 5 ou 6, elle sont juste séparées par une mince porte de bois et vous vivez avec vos voisins. Trés décu !

9.5 Outstanding!
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Staff were very helpful with directions and recommendatons. Also advised us on the prices of various activities such as Gondola rides, ensuring we did not get ripped off in any way. We thoroughly recommend staying at this hotel as you are close to all amenities and the local people are extremely friendly. Could not fault our stay in any way at all.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Single leisure traveller
  • United Kingdom

Good location - 10 min walk to both the train and bus terminal. Great rooms - very spacious and well-kept. Friendly helpful staff and overall just a great place to stay in Venice.

6.1 Fair
  • October 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

A challenge to find, but very clean and quiet. Ak for a better map

9.5 Outstanding!
  • August 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

The hotelier takes so much pride in his hotel and this shows in every aspect of the hotel. The bedrooms and bathrooms do not look and feel like a hotel but like someones home...really lovely! The hotel is 10 minutes away from the train and bus stations and is easily assessible just to waunder round Venice.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • August 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Germany

This nice little hotel can be recommended. Despite the comments of other users we enjoyed a great service. We were lucky enough to get a better room than booked. The Hotel is family run so that the atmosphere is very personal. The rooms were very quiet since the hotel is located in a very small side alley. The relationship between price and quality of the room was absolutely o.k. Something else we found very positive was the fact that the hotel is located in an area not completely taken over by tourists (if that is possible at all in Venice). Therefore prices in restaurants and bars are relatively cheap and visited by locals as well. Nevertheless all the sites are within walking distance. Have fun in Venice! (Carolyn + Ingo)

9.5 Outstanding!
  • August 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

Lovely hotel. Nice family. Very convenient for both train and bus. Would highly recommend this hotel.

6.5 Fair
  • July 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • United Arab Emirates

This hotel is managed by the owners only and no dedicated receptionist is available round the clock. The treatment given to us is very rough when our flight got delayed in the night. Room is good. But, for breakfast we had to go to some other hotel. Location is not easy to identify for tourists reaching in the night. No clear name boards exist outside. I would not prefer to stay there again considering the unruly behaviour of the Hotel owners. We can surely get much better hotels for that price with professional staff. I would not recommend this hotel to tourists who expect friendly treatment.

8.9 Excellent
  • April 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

The hotel was friendly and centrally located to access the main areas of venice. The price was very reasonable for such a good location and clean hotel. The web site said no bath which I interpreted as 'no bath' not 'no ensuite bathroom'. However, sharing a bahtroom was not a problem as it was always keep very clean. If you are looking for cheap and a central location stay here.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • January 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple with children
  • United Kingdom

An excellent hotel - very welcoming and generous with their time and service. The only drawback - the breakfast room was a corridor - often overcrowded. Breakfast wasn't large enough for us, but then Italians don't do breakfast!

6.6 Fair
  • October 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Single corporate traveller
  • Italy

Please remember that you offered twin but the property has not twins only doubles!!

10 Outstanding!
  • August 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • USA

very accomodating hosts/hostess

7.7 Good
  • August 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

It was good sized, clean and unformal hotel. As it is very small (just 6 rooms), much services can not be expected but price was reasonable and we could enjoy comfortable stay.

6.1 Fair
  • August 2002
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • Switzerland

Hotel "Al Gallo" is a charming place to stay: Spacious & nice rooms, fully equipped bathrooms, nicely furnished and decorated and - providing only 7 rooms - really familiar. The hotel is situated in a typical venetian quarter, away from the main tourist areas, quiet and peaceful and a perfect starting point to discover the "real" Venice. All in all a nice place to stay at - if only the receptionist's (= owner?) helpfulness, competence and service wouldn't be so poor! He'll be friendly - as long as you don't have any demands. If you need anything (e.g. asking for a towel) he'll turn rude; don't expect any help from him. After 8 p.m. staff leaves the hotel, so if something should happen at the hotel during night time there won't be anyone to help you. We had continental breakfast at several hotels in Venice but this was the poorest we've ever had. You even get only one cup of coffee (or tea or milk or juice), if you ask for a second one you have to pay for! - It's simply not enough having a nice hotel; just as important is providing good service & being there for your guests and make them feel welcomed! Our advice: If good & reliable service is important to you, don't go to hotel "Al Gallo".

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8.1 Very Good
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Chile

10 Outstanding!
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

6.1 Fair
  • May 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Argentina

9.2 Wonderful!
  • November 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Argentina

1.4
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

3.4
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

8.4 Very Good
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

8.7 Excellent
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Argentina

6.3 Fair
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • Spain

9.1 Wonderful!
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Mexico

3.8
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

6.5 Fair
  • April 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

2.6
  • March 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Spain

8.6 Excellent
  • September 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Argentina

8.6 Excellent
  • March 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

7.5 Good
  • March 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

3.9
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

6.8 Fair
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

5.9 Ordinary
  • March 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

9.4 Outstanding!
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

8.2 Very Good
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

3.3
  • November 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

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Room Details

Book your family-friendly accommodation at Al Gallo, offering 6 guest rooms with climate control and free local calls. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, safes and phones during their San Polo visit.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers, slippers, bidets and complimentary toiletries. Minibars and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Extra beds
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • TV
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Al Gallo

By car
The hotel is easy to reach from Piazzale Roma or Tronchetto, where guests will find parking facilities.

By train
The hotel is 10 minutes on foot from Venice Santa Lucia railway station.

By airplane
Venice airport can be reached in 20 minutes by water taxi or by bus from Piazzale Roma.

Distances from Al Gallo

Church of St. Roch - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Confraternity of St. Roch - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Tolentini - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
St. Mary of the Friars - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Frari Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Campo Santa Margherita - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Ca' Foscari University of Venice - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Palazzo Foscari - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
San Toma Waterbus - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Papadopoli Gardens - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Ca' Rezzonico - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Palazzo Grassi - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Mocenigo Palace - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Zenobio Palace - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
The preferred airport for Al Gallo is Venice (VCE-Marco Polo) - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.