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Just 820 feet from St Mark’s Square, Lanterna Di Marco Polo is in central Venice, a 2-minute walk from the Rialto Bridge. It offers free WiFi throughout. Rooms are compact, soundproofed and air conditioned. Each comes with carpeted floors and traditional Venetian décor. Facilities include a TV. Venezia Santa Lucia Train Station is a 20-minute walk from the B&B, and there is waterbus stop for the line 2 linking to the property and to the Rialto bridge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Lanterna Di Marco Polo has been welcoming guests since Nov 9, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Venice, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Kandice
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    the location was fantastic as it felt like it was right in the middle of all locations of Venice. We were able to explore most of the districts of Venice in a comfortable walking distance from this hotel. Plus the staff, especially Anna was LOVELY...
  • Ron
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was good and convenient. It has a coffee maker.
  • Jasminka
    Central position, yet in a small street without noise.
  • Kristjan
    Very nice and clean room in the center of Venice. Reception was very nice also the automatic lock is simple to use when they are not present. Close to everything you want to do and with (not attached) cafeteria next door for morning coffee.
  • Jake
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, comfortable room (with AC), friendly and accommodating staff.
  • D
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, close to the taxi boat, good value for money, everything works, great deal for Venice, very convenient, basic and practical.
  • Ilikeprivacy
    Great central location for a reasonable price. The room was beautiful; gorgeous uniform classical styling. Had a great time here. Also really enjoyed the cafe next door.
  • Panagiotis
    The hotel is in a very strategic location, very close to Piazza San Marco (about 5' walk). The people at the reception were extremely nice, polite and helpful and they provided us with lots of information and suggestions (sightseeing, restaurants,...
  • Fernanda
    I had an incredible stay at this charming Venice hotel. Its central location, attentive staff, and beautiful rooms made it a memorable experience. Don't miss the tips of restaurants of the staff.. Highly recommended!
  • Dora
    Location is perfect, 2 minutes away from Rialto bridge!! The staff is very kind and helpful !! The room we stayed was at 3o floor and unfortunatelly there was no elevator. Otherwise it was ok.

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  • Hello! My wife and I are on our honeymoon, and our train arrives in Venice S. Lucia at 19:40. Would we still be able to check in?

    Answered on 2 August 2021
  • we would be arriving on Dec 26. would there be hot water in bathroom and heating facilities available at all times?

    Yes, we are in Italy... Regards Anna
    Answered on 10 July 2022
  • Hi the hotel has separate bathrooms??

    the bahrooms are in the rooms
    Answered on 24 October 2019
  • Late check in possible

    Yes, it is possible: when you book tour receive some info and all instructions to do your self check-in.
    Answered on 10 May 2022
  • Hi there! I’m excited to visit and my boyfriend and I will be working while we are in Venice and need to take video calls… is there strong wifi? TY!

    Yes it is, just need to take note of the password! regards Anna
    Answered on 10 May 2022
  • There is a picture of a small balcony with eating table and chairs. Is this attached to the room available? or if this a balcony that is at your locat..

    The room with terrace is the superior plus, it's the only room with balcony Best regards
    Answered on 26 July 2023
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Managed by Lanterna di Marco Polo

Company review score: 9.4Based on 639 reviews from 1 property
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Company info

We started this adventure at Lanterna di Marco Polo a few months ago, but have the sufficient experience which allow us to provide the best service and assistance to our customers.

Property info

Our staff will be at your disposal for all information you may need, from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm. We are located 5 minutes walk from both Rialto Bridge and Saint Marc's Square, in a really central position closed to the main places of interest, but in a quiet area. All rooms are all furnished in typical Venitian style, but have modern equipments as desk, free wifi, flat TV, air conditioning/heating, hair dryer, courtesy bath set, kettle for caffee/tea. We are located in a 1300/1500 building, room are located from the 1st to the 5th floor, with no elevator.

Neighborhood info

The Lanterna di Marco Polo is located in a quiet area, just 5 minutes walk from both Rialto Bridge and Saint Marc's Square, in a really central position closed to the main places of interest, but in a quiet area.

Languages Spoken


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Amenities of Lanterna Di Marco Polo

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Convenience store on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Lanterna Di Marco Polo takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa CartaSi American Express Cash Lanterna Di Marco Polo accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please contact the property in advance if you plan to arrive after 6 pm.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

It's possible to extend your stay at this property at no extra cost for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes, with a maximum limit of 10 extra days.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Lanterna Di Marco Polo of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.