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Hotel Rio is located in the center of Venice, just 820 feet from Saint Mark’s Square. Free WiFi access is available in all areas. Each room here will provide you with a satellite flat-screen TV, air conditioning and an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, the private bathroom also comes with towels, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At Hotel Rio you will find a mini-market. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, luggage storage and shops (on site). Rialto Bridge is a 10-minute walk from the property. Venezia Santa Lucia Train Station is 1.6 mi away.

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

Hotel Rio has been welcoming guests since Aug 5, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Venice, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Buffet

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


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Andrew
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent customer service! They went out of their way to help us with our luggage. Delicious breakfast!
  • Nancy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nice design, clean, good location and close to good restaurants
  • Olivia
    Great location! Wow the staff were very helpful. Room was a comfortable size. There wasn’t a lift but that wasn’t a problem for us. Would stay again.
  • T
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location. AirCo worked beautifully. The staff was very kind and helpful.
  • Cristiana
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location near San Marco Piazza; very clean, in fact interiors appear to be fully renovated. Very nice view into the square below with restaurants, caffès and gelatarias. My only suggestions for the hotel room are a couple extra towel...
  • Sorin
    It's a small, cozy hotel with a location hard to beat, in the center of old Venice. Clean, old but wonderfully renovated, functional and very relaxing.
  • Orit
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This hotel is located at walking distance from the Piazza San Marco and the Pazzio Ducale. It’s a very small hotel with adjacent apartments just next to the main office. My quadruple room was actually two very spacious rooms with all the upgrades...
  • Adriana
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location and staff( Francesco )in the front desk,he is awesome ! Always ready to assist you,extremely kind and very helpful. Aside from the small shower, everything else about the hotel was enjoyable. The room was clean and well-maintain The...
  • Sven
    This is our second stay in this hotel. Nothing much has changed, which is a good thing. The location is PERFECT! The staff is helpful, online check-in is a great addition, and the room is comfortable and large enough. Room design is modern....
  • Amy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Good breakfast and friendly staff. Great location

Property questions and answers
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  • Hotel Rio, Ciao Italia ! Buon Boxing Day, I would like to know where your nearest airport is? Grazie, spero di avere presto tue notizie

    The nearest airpoirt is called Marco Polo (VCE). The best way to come here from "Marco Polo Airport" is to catch "ALILAGUNA - LINEA BLU" waterbus, and..
    Answered on 28 December 2020
  • I will be arriving at TSF airport at 5.30am, How would you recommend getting to the hotel?

    From TSF Airport you have to take the ATVO shuttle bus and get off at the terminal, in Piazzale Roma in Venice. It takes approximately 70 minutes. The..
    Answered on 14 July 2022
  • Do you have an elevator?

    Dear Guest, Regarding you request we inform you we dont have a elevetor in the our building. Best Regards Matteo / Reception Staff
    Answered on 19 November 2021
  • Hi , do you offer a shuttle bus service, if not what is the way to transfer us from airport to hotel ? And how much is cost

    The best way to come here from "Marco Polo Airport" is to catch "ALILAGUNA - LINEA BLU" waterbus, and get off at "San Zaccaria" stop, that is the clos..
    Answered on 14 November 2021
  • is there a free breakfast?

    Dear Guest, Breakfast is not free, if it is not included in the reservation it costs €10 per person. Best regards Matteo/Reception Staff
    Answered on 1 February 2023
  • What’s the best train station from Rome

    The best station is Santa Lucia.
    Answered on 14 December 2022
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Amenities of Hotel Rio
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Laundry
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Executive lounge access
  • Wake-up service
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

Sustainability initiatives

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

House rules

Hotel Rio takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


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.

Children 4 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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
€ 15 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 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


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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The fine print

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Hotel Rio 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.

FAQs about Hotel Rio

  • Hotel Rio is 1,000 feet from the center of Venice. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Hotel Rio include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Single
    • Triple
    • Twin/Double

  • Guests staying at Hotel Rio can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Buffet

  • Hotel Rio offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Hotel Rio. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Hotel Rio is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Hotel Rio may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.