Cheap hotels near Arsenale in Venice, Italy

The Arsenale Naval Museum, located in Castello, offers visitors a history lesson in Venice’s naval past. 

Once considered an important shipyard, the Arsenale started producing Venice’s ships in an assembly-line manner in the early 12th-century. It quite literally fortified the city as a secure trading power in the Mediterranean.

Tickets to the museum are cheap and once inside, visitors can look at all manor of ships and related naval devices, from Viking vessels to World War II torpedoes. For more information, visit the Arsenale’s Web site.

Hotels near Arsenale: Our budget hotel picks below are mostly in the Castello neighborhood, known for cheap sleeps and a vibrant nightlife.

Cà Del Dose, Venice

Address Castello 3801 (Castello)

EuroCheapo Review: This cozy joint, a short walk from San Marco, is a real DYI operation. There's not much service to speak of, as you have your own key, and breakfast is the only provided meal.... read review

7.7 Guest Rating

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$73

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Casa per Ferie Santa Maria della Pieta, Venice

Address Calle Santa Maria della Pietà 3701 (Castello)

EuroCheapo Review: Situated on the top floor of a 14th-century orphanage, the Casa per Ferie Santa Maria della Pieta offers 15 simple guest rooms and a truly unique experience.... read review

8.5 Guest Rating

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$124

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Albergo Doni, Venice

Address Calle Del Vin 4656 San Zaccaria (Castello)

EuroCheapo Review: The Albergo Doni is pure cheapo, a modest, family-run pension, situated in a 16th-century building very close to St. Mark’s Square.... read review

7.8 Guest Rating

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$62

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Locanda Al Leon, Venice

Address Calle dei Albanesi 4270 (Castello)

EuroCheapo Review: Friendly owners Giuliano and Marcella run the charming Locanda Al Leon, a pristine guesthouse overlooking a small square just minutes from Piazza San Marco.... read review

9.0 Guest Rating

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$87

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Rio Hotel, Venice

Address Castello 4356 - Campo SS. Filippo e Giacomo (Castello)

EuroCheapo Review: Situated a minute away from St. Mark's Square, the two-star Hotel Rio offers comfy rooms and reasonable rates.... read review

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$124

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