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Cheap hotels near St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy

The most prominent example of Byzantine architecture in Venice, St. Mark’s Basilica, the centerpiece of St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Venice.

Step inside to view the gilded, Byzantine mosaics. Head downstairs to visit St. Mark’s relics, located in a crypt beneath the church. Or just stand outside and admire the stonework. 

The church is open daily. Remember to wear appropriate clothing. Note too the use of headphones is strictly off-limits and no luggage can be brought into the church. For opening times, guided tours and admission fees, visit the Basilica’s site.

Hotels near St. Mark’s Basilica: The San Marco district is well covered by hotel options, including the one, two and three-star hotels listed below.

 
Editor's Pick
Hotel Ai Do Mori, Venice

Address Calle Larga 658 (San Marco)

Winning the Cheapo Award for “Best Location on a Budget,” the tiny Hotel Ai Do Mori offers comfortable rooms at rock-bottom rates across the street from St. Mark’s Square.

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$51

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Locanda Al Leon, Venice

Address Calle dei Albanesi 4270 (Castello)

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

9.0 Guest Rating

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$89

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Rio Hotel, Venice

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

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

7.4 Guest Rating

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$127

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Locanda Casa Querini, Venice

Address Campo San Giovanni Novo 4388 (Castello)

Set on a small and tranquil square, the six-room Locanda Casa Querini is a tiny charmer with classic Venetian style.

8.9 Guest Rating

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$114

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Locanda Silva, Venice

Address Castello 4423 (Castello)

A friendly, family-run hotel situated near San Marco that offers clean and simple rooms, with or without private bath, at low rates.

7.7 Guest Rating

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$63

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