Best Western Hotel Ala  3 stars

San Marco, 2494, Venice, Italy, I-30124  show mapSave
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The 3-star Best Western Hotel Ala enjoys excellent setting overlooking Grand Canal. The excellent building was renovated in 2000 and now mixes classical architecture with the modern technology.

Set in San Marco district of Venice, just 20 minutes from Madonna dell'Orto, Cannaregio and Banco Rosso Private Tours. Venice city center is 1km away.

Churches and schools are set within walking distance.

10 minutes' drive from Marco Polo airport and 15 minutes' walk to Venice Santa Lucia train station.


The non-smoking hotel rooms feature individual climate control, a minibar, coffee/tea making facilities, Wi-Fi and a laptop-size safe as well as a fridge, coffee/tea makers and a dryer. They feature en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.


Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. At the gastronomic restaurant guests can enjoy Italian cuisine. The coffee bar stocks tea to enjoy in a pleasant atmosphere.


Guests can take advantage of internet connection, a business center and a photocopier and make use of dry cleaning, an ironing service and room service provided on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms   85.

City Center Venice - 2000 ft
Airports Marco Polo (VCE) - 5.2 mi, S. Angelo (TSF) - 16.4 mi
Train Stations Venice Santa Lucia Train Station - 4600 ft, Stazione Santa Lucia - 4600 ft
Restaurants A Beccafico - 700 ft, Il Giglio \ - 200 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Cloakroom
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Jacuzzi
Room view
  • Water view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Internet access
  • TV



from  1 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Best Western Hotel Ala Superior Room Twin Room Superior
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Best Western Hotel Ala Superior Room Double Room Superior
Bed type: Double Or Twin Beds or Queen Size Bed or Two Single Beds
Size: 185 sq. feet

The room is more spacious. It offers a table and a bathroom with all necessary amenities. The size of the room is over 17m2.

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    Best Western Hotel Ala Deluxe Room Twin Room Deluxe
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    Best Western Hotel Ala Deluxe Room Double Room Deluxe
    Bed type: Double Bed or Queen Size Bed or Double Or Twin Beds
    Size: 230 sq. feet

    Spacious Room with luxurious furnishings overlooks the canal. It has a bathroom with all modern amenities. The size of the room is over 21m2.

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      Classic Room
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      Best Western Hotel Ala Classic Room Twin Room Classic
      Best Western Hotel Ala Classic Room Twin Room Classic
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      Best Western Hotel Ala Classic Room
      Bed type: Queen and Single or Queen Size Bed or Two King Size Beds
      Size: 280 sq. feet

      Comfortable room has work desk and a comfortable bathroom. The size of the room is over 26m2.

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        Best Western Hotel Ala LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        Places of interest
        • Eglise San Stefano
          700 ft
        • Palazzo Contarini Del Bovolo
          1000 ft
        • markusdom
          1400 ft
        • Albatravel Group
          1400 ft
        • quartier juif
          1700 ft
        • palais des doges
          1700 ft
        • Pont des soupirs
          1700 ft
        • Tour de l'horloge
          1700 ft
        • Teatro La Fenice
          700 ft
        • 700 ft
        • Gallerie dell´ Accademia di Venezia
          1000 ft
        • Bell Tower of San Marco
          1400 ft
        • Scuola Grande di San Rocco
          1700 ft
        • La Fenice
          400 ft
        • Teatro Rossini
          1000 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Cannaregio
          5100 ft
        • Campo del Ghetto
          5000 ft
          30100 VeniceItaly
        • Madonna dell'Orto
          5200 ft
          Campo dell'Orto, Venice
        • Ponte de Chiodo
          1.0 mi
        • Dali Universe
          1.3 mi
          Fondamenta della Canonica 4312, Venice

        Near the hotel

        • Grand Canal
          1500 ft
          Ponte della Guerra, Venice
        • Chiesa di Santa Maria del Giglio
          200 ft
          Campo Santa Maria Zobenigo O del Giglio, 2542, 30124 Venezia, Italia, Venice
        • Peggy Guggenheim Collection
          600 ft
          704 Dorsoduro, Venice
        • Museo della Musica
          400 ft
          Campo San Maurizio 2761, Venice
        • Teatro La Fenice
          700 ft
          Campo San Fantin 1965, Venice
        • Chiesa di Santo Stefano
          600 ft
          Campo Santo Stefano, 3825, Venice
        • Chiesa di San Trovaso
          800 ft
          Sestiere Dorsoduro, Venice

        Restaurants Nearby

        • A Beccafico

          71% likes this, based on 1125 reviews
          Price Range: USD 15 - USD 100

          700 ft
          San Marco 2801

          Phone: 00390415274879

        • Il Giglio \

          54% likes this, based on 36 reviews

          200 ft
          Centro Storico campo S. Maria Zobenigo o del Giglio No. 2477
        • Tavernetta San Maurizio

          Cuisine: Italian

          300 ft
          Calle Zaguri 2619 San Marco

          Phone: 39 (0)41 528 5240

        • Da Raffaele

          63% likes this, based on 236 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

          300 ft
          S. Marco, 2347

          Phone: 41 5289940

        • Gastronomia San Maurizio

          80% likes this, based on 57 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

          300 ft
          Via San Marco, 2629

        Best Western Hotel Ala Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Hotel Ala

        Average guest rating

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        Based on 926 reviews

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        Individual guest reviews

        • Couple

          The location was excellent and the hotel was clean. The lobby was air conditioned and there were areas to sit. The rooms were comfortable.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          Excellent location in Venice, Italy, close enough to the action, yet just far enough away to feel some peace. The hotel is very tastefully done, very comfortable beds. Our rooms had nice views onto a piazza. The breakfast (and coffee!)was excellent. The staff were generally very helpful, though they were overwhelmed at one point at check-out time.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          The location was great, staff friendly and rooms clean, breakfast good

          No tea and coffee in room - although you could ask for it to be brought

          • Average rating
        • Single

          The location and the breakfast selection was terrific.

          The accomidations are not worth the price paid. The room was very, very small for the price I paid and the a/c had a hard time pumping out air. The internet did not work and when I reported this to the front desk clerk, he told the problem was my computer - then 2 other guests came up while I was there with the same issue, his response "I hate computers" and he walked away. Also when I arrived, I was given no information - the gentleman asked for my passport, had me sign in, and told me to step aside and wait for his associate. 5 minutes later a bellman came, picked up my bag and took me to my room - again, no information offered about anything.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Close and accessible to all facilities

          No morning coffee preparations in room, no facilities for ironing, we had these items our stay in Barcelona (Hotel Barcelo Sants)

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Excellent near-central position in Venice, and very close to a vaporetto stop, but sufficiently far away from St Mark's Square to avoid paying the premium price for accommodation.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The Breakfast selection was excellent and the room was larger than expected. Within easy walking distance of popular sights.

          The elevator was on the 2nd floor so we had to take the steps from the 1st floor to get to it.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          It was in walking distance to St.Marks square and Rialto Bridge. I liked the canal out our window and watched the gondolas passing by. That was a real treat...Very romantic,,the breakfast was also very good.

          Bathroom was too small..but I did enjoy having a bath/shower combo

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Generally a comfortable hotel although the rooms are relatively basic however the location is very good for sightseeing

          The room was nhot as comfortable as I had expected and the bed and pillows were hard

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          I have traveled many places and have stayed in many hotels. This was one of the best. The service was amazing, the hotel was immaculately clean, the inclusive breakfast was unbelievable in variety and quality. I would definitely stay there again and would recommend to anyone looking for a hotel in Venice Italy. I give it 5 stars all the way around.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          It was a nice room located right on a gondola route.

          Not designed for the handicapped. You have to go up a flight and a half of stairs before you get to an elevator. The room lighting is very poor.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          Easy to reach San Macro and other sightseeing points. The staff is nice and helpful. Breakfast is good. The hotel restaurant is good.

          The only thing I would like to point out is that they should alert customers that the nearby pier is closed and advised us to take water taxi or provide another route for us to reach the hotel from train station. My family and I were so disappointed to find that the nearest pier, Giglio, was closed while we were already on board and have no ideas what to do. We finally have to get off from another pier Academia and cross over the bridge with 4 big luggages and have no ideas how to reach the hotel......totally frustrated by that point of time. The most important is we are wasting almost 1 hour in locating the hotel.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Good location and easy tp get to. Easy to get to resturants and shops from hotel. Staff was very helpful and friendly.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          This was a return visit and did not disappoint. As before it is a great location, near the sights and the waterbus stop. The three day run around ticket can be bought nearby at a tobacconists in the direction of St. Marks Square. The staff are very attentive and the breakfasts extremely well organised and there is a wonderful choice. A very enjoyable stay.

          No there is nothing we could say we did not like. Will reply yes to the question about reviews reflecting our experience even though we had noticed a very small number of unflattering reviews.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          The room was poky but clean and breakfast was good. Not a luxury hotel but ok for a night or two if you are on a budget. Very convenient for central Venice.

          A large number of poor rooms along long corridors but you get what you pay for.

          • Average rating
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