Venice City Guide Introduction

Venice City Guide Introduction - Venice, Italy

Few cities capture the spirit of romance like Venice, and Venice knows it. Expensive and quaint, Venice sometimes feels like a playground or a film set arranged around picturesque canals. All these beautiful nooks and corners make Venice a joy to explore, but can make it difficult to plan a trip.

Finding the perfect hotel in Venice means sifting through the mazes of canals and back alleys, fighting high prices and high tides, and locating that hidden gem amidst all the crowded, ornate beauty of the city. It can be quite a difficult mission.

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EuroCheapo's guide to Venice

Luckily, we've already taken on this task, and are ready to help you find the right hotel for your stay, taking into consideration all the factors that are important to you. Of course, planning your trip isn't just about finding a hotel, so below you will find links to help you prepare for all aspects of your trip to Venice.


Hotel Recommendations

Our editors have painstakingly searched Venice for the best places to stay and compiled this list of recommended hotels. Click through to see which hotel might fit your needs.


Venice Neighborhood Overview

Venice has several very distinct neighborhoods. Figuring out the right neighborhood is essential to a successful stay in Venice. Take a look at our overview for information on the pros and cons of each neighborhood.


Expect to Spend

A stay in Venice can get quite expensive, so it’s important to plan ahead. Check out this article for information on spending in Venice.


Getting Around Venice

With its labyrinthine network of canals and alleys, it’s really easy to get lost in Venice. And while it can be fun to discover the city by doing just that, it’s also important to know how to get around when you need to.


Budget Tips

While Venice is an expensive city, there are many great ways to keep it Cheapo. This article will help you figure out how to make your budget small while keeping your trip big.

From our Venice blog

Welcome to EuroCheapo’s guide to cheap hotels in Venice. Our editors have followed every canal and alleyway, hunting down the best inexpensive accommodation options (while trying not to get lost). We inspect and photograph hotels, pensions and B&Bs, then share it all with you in our reviews.

Although most hotels in Venice tend to be very pricey, the city does offer a decent number of small one- and two-star hotels with rates that can be surprisingly affordable, especially if you visit in the off season. Many of these come equipped with tons to Venetian charm, to boot!

Find the perfect affordable hotel

Know your travel dates? See hotel rates immediately by doing a search.

Looking to browse? Click through to see a list of our recommended cheap hotels in Venice, all of which are clean, affordable and located in the city center.

Looking for a specific neighborhood? Here's an overview of Venice's sestieri, or neighborhoods.

Our guide to Venice on a budget

Want more ways to keep your trip affordable? Check out the articles in our city guide and in our Venice blog, which is regularly updated with information on free and cheap things to do, cheap eats, and more.

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