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1 room, 2 adults

Lanterna di Marco Polo

Sestiere San Marco, 4987, Venice, VE, 30124, Italy

City-center guesthouse, steps from Rialto Bridge
  • Free WiFi
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  • Overall pretty good, the service before the check-in is amazing, both Riccardo and Guido…Jan 2, 2020
  • What an amazing host! The location couldn’t be any better for shopping eating and just up…Jun 30, 2019

Lanterna di Marco Polo

from €55
  • Double or Twin Room
  • Triple Room
  • Superior Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Lanterna di Marco Polo


  • In San Marco
  • Grand Canal - 2 min walk
  • Rialto Bridge - 3 min walk
  • St. Mark's Basilica - 4 min walk
  • St. Mark's Square - 4 min walk
  • La Fenice Opera House - 6 min walk
  • Bridge of Sighs - 7 min walk
  • Doge's Palace - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Marco Polo Airport (VCE) - 21 min drive
  • Venice Santa Lucia Station - 23 min walk
  • Porto Marghera Station - 8 min drive
  • Venice-Mestre Station - 14 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 12:30 PM-noon
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 3:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests booking their stay in Venice are kindly requested to visit the #EnjoyRespectVenezia site for important information and regulations applied in the city.
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Lanterna di Marco Polo’s small print

Also known as

  • Lanterna di Marco Polo
  • Lanterna di Marco Polo Guesthouse
  • Lanterna di Polo Guesthouse
  • Lanterna di Marco Polo Venice
  • Lanterna di Marco Polo Guesthouse
  • Lanterna di Marco Polo Guesthouse Venice
  • Lanterna Polo
  • Lanterna Polo House
  • Lanterna Polo House Marco di
  • Marco di Polo
  • Lanterna Di Marco Polo Hotel Venice
  • Lanterna di Marco Polo House
  • Lanterna di Polo House
  • Lanterna di Polo


All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • 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 to patients and their companions, and people staying in the city for specific purposes/duties, subject to the submission of proper documents to the property. A 30 percent reduction applies from 1-31 January.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 January - 31 January, EUR 1.70 per person, per night for adults; EUR 0.90 per night for guests aged 10-16 years old.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 February - 31 December, EUR 2.50 per person, per night for adults; EUR 1.20 per night for guests aged 10-16 years old.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 30.0 per night

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

FAQs for Lanterna di Marco Polo

  • Does Lanterna di Marco Polo offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Lanterna di Marco Polo does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Lanterna di Marco Polo?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Lanterna di Marco Polo?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Lanterna di Marco Polo.
  • Are pets allowed at Lanterna di Marco Polo?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Lanterna di Marco Polo?
    You can check in from 12:30 PM - noon. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Lanterna di Marco Polo?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Gelato Fantasy (3-min walk), I Tre Mercanti (3-min walk), and Osteria Ae Conte (3-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Lanterna di Marco Polo?
    No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Casino of Venice (15-min walk) is nearby.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 135 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Nice place to stay in Venice
Guido and Riccardo were very friendly and helpful. The hotel was very comfortable and clean. Definitely we recommend it and we will looking to stay here when we return to Venice.
Geraldina, ie2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Venice - First trip
Ricardo was great! We felt like family there.
Laura, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Getting Lost in Venice
This hotel was wonderful. Riccardo and Guido were the nicest men and they were very helpful in recommending places to visit, restaurants, etc. The hotel is very old. 1490's old. But it was perfect. We fell in love with Venice. The location of Lanterna di Marco Polo is the best. The rooms are very quaint but nice. Showers are super small but did the job. Only drawback was that there is no lift (elevator), and we were on the 4th floor. It was the 3rd floor but they count from 0 in Italy, lol. WE LOVED THIS PLACE. Our group of 7 was split between 3 rooms and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Venice. We loved getting lost in the maze that is Venice and soaked in the food, wine and scenery. Such an amazing place and thanks to Riccardo and Guido who made our stay so nice and relaxing.
Pablo, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Awesome staff. They were so polite and helpful and cheerful. Brightened our day just to talk to them. Excellent location. Near San Marcos Square, Rialto, as well as numerous restaurants and shops.
us4 night family trip
Fair 4.0
There is nothing to like. The hotel has rno facilities for any drink or water. There is no contact number to call anyone. There is nobody Manning the place after midday. No contact number was offered. The room is small and two beds pushed together to make a double bed. There was bed bugs and we got bitten most nights. In a small room they used partly as storage. It looked like a folding bed was stored and looked like a double he'd. It was all covered. The bathroom is small and there is no space to store toileteries. No telephone in the room. It is not worth the money they charged. It's not comparable to a two star hotel. The photographs on internet are deceptive. Not a true reflection.
us5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect location in venice. Food shopping everything within walking distance minutes away from popular spots. I came from USA, and i couldn't charge my phone so don't forget to pack one. The hotel does not have usb plug either. Perfect spot to just sleep and go.
us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly, helpful staff, great location. Fabulous dinner recommendation. We would stay here again.
Shawna, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay in prime location.
Great location! It was minutes from Rialto Bridge and about 5 minutes(maybe less) from St. Marks Square. Very friendly staff at the front desk. We would stay here again.
George, us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Owners aren't any friendly, they will call the cops on you, if,you given them a bad review,the place is a dump,very rude people,they're only care about taking your money, be careful American travelers.
Jackie, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Super location for staying in a wonderful historic building. Staff are fantastic, very helpful and friendly. Can definitely recommend staying at this hotel.
gb4 night family trip

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