Visiting Venice or Florence is like a trip back through time to the grace and style of the old world -- but without having to give up any of the modern conveniences! You’ll also be pleasantly surprised by the comfortable and budget hotels in Venice that are right in the heart of this island city where you can have breakfast while watching the boats slip by on the canals. If you’re looking for a romantic retreat, you won’t regret booking a traditional or modern hotel in Florence we’ve identified that caters to couples and treats you like family.
1. Snuggled right in the heart of historic Venice, the Alla Vite Dorata is one of those charming hotels that you just can’t believe isn’t twice the price. Located on a picturesque cobblestone street in walking distance of all the favorite Venice attractions, each room has its own unique character and is designed to make you feel right at home. After a day of touring the canals, relax in front of a satellite TV, plug in with free Wi-Fi and nibble at the mini-bar stocked with drinks and snacks. With individual controls for your heating and air conditioning you can stay comfortable any time of year. To top it all off, you can enjoy your free breakfast in their dining room that overlooks a busy Venice canal.
2. Dreamed of walking out of your hotel and hailing a water taxi to tour Venice? Then the Hotel Riviera is just the place! Relax in their tastefully furnished air conditioned rooms that are all soundproofed and come in a range of sizes. If you choose one of the dorm style rooms, your valuables are safely stored away in lockers and safety deposit boxes are available for the individual suites. Watch canal boats from the gay friendly terrace bar as you enjoy your free breakfast, check your emails with their pay-per-hour wireless internet or have cocktails with other guests. Check with the bilingual guides at the tour desk to get your currency exchanged and start enjoying all the delights of Venice. They also have bicycles for rent so you can cruise around the lovely cobblestone streets and they’ll remind with a wink that you can stay out as late as you like at the local casino since there is no curfew.
3. If you’re looking for a romantic hideaway in Florence, you won’t believe your luck when you check into the Hotel Nella. You’ll soon be on a first name basis with the family who has run the hotel for generations and delight in helping couples have a great experience in their fascinating hometown. The charming rooms are clean and spacious and close to great attractions like the Piazza Della Repubblica and the Campanile di Giotto. Although they don’t provide meals, you’ll find lots of great restaurants close by with wonderful atmospheres surrounded by charming shops and galleries you can tour arm in arm. Your air conditioned room has its own bathroom with big fluffy tea towels and a hot shower. Enjoy the free Wi-Fi and just ask if you’d like your own tea kettle or ironing board set up, they’ll be glad to oblige.
Besides being a great deal, the cheap Venice hotels we’ve selected offer a chance to really soak in the old world atmosphere. When you want to experience the kind of intimate attention that can only be found in family-run establishments, you’ll be impressed with your reception at our recommended cheap Florence hotel that has become a favorite vacation memory for many delighted couples.