"Quiet yet convenient to San Marco and Murano"
The pros -- The hotel is easy to reach from Marco Polo airport since the Fondamente Nuove water-bus stop is close by. Krystyna, the owner, was very pleasant and helpful and easy to reach by phone when she wasn't at the desk and she accommodated our late arrival without complaint. It seems like a pretty good price for the location. Cannaregio is a good […] area to stay in if you don't like being hassled by the restaurant touts and flower guys and guys selling battery-powered junk and all the other standard irritations that come with the touristy areas (which is everything anywhere near San Marco). In the upscale hotels closer to the plaza, which is at most a 30 minute walk, you'd have all those annoyances the moment you walk out the door, from morning to night, not to mention the constant babbling and arguing of lost travelers trying to find their own hotels. (Venice is a labyrinth.) The cons -- The twin beds slide apart and the towels are as stiff as cardboard from being sun-dried. (It's common in Italy to call paired twin beds a queen or "matrimonio".) There's a certain sense of lost privacy since the hotel's three rooms are all right outside the concierge desk, but most of the time there's nobody around. The breakfast is pretty basic-- coffee, OJ, rolls, cream cheese, and yogurt-- not a home-cooked meal type thing. Overall it's a good place. Hotels are for sleeping, showering, and parking your stuff. This place meets that criteria perfectly and Krystyna is very helpful. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Wonderful b&b, very friendly & helpful owners. Overall great place to stay! Highly recommeded.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
great and accommodating hosts. they but over backward to assist.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great location away from the crowds"
Very nice owners, rooms too small. We were there for 2 days. Very close to transportation and some great restaurantsGenuine Expedia guest review
"Lovely bedsit outside the tourist trap"
Lovely little bed and breakfast out of the way of the tourist areas, but very close to the water ferry terminal. Hostess was friendly and helpful, facilities were tidy and very beautiful.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great host & good location"
Krystyna was a great host and helpful with directions and any questions that we had. The breakfast every morning was satisfying and a good way to get our day started before heading out into the city. The room was a bit small and could use an update but still met our needs for the stay since we were there to see the city anyway! Would stay again at such […] a good value! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Very happy with the service Nothing to complain aboutGenuine Expedia guest review
"For people who need a quiet rest after a long day!"
Located in a quiet environment, far enough from the croud of tourists and close enough to begin your visit through Venice. Our room was small, but everything was there to accommodate our needs. We recommand this place.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Quaint B&B in Venice!"
Firstly, we were surprised to find that this was a B&B - basically staying in someone else's house - rather than a hotel. Because this was a private family-run B&B, they could only accept credit cards for the reservation, but payment had to be made in cash (euros). This was not communicated to us until one day before our arrival. I only happened to […] check my email the morning I was departing for the B&B, and hence, had to do a cash withdrawal via credit card from the money changer (which is very expensive coz of the service fees, exchange rate etc). Felt that this requirement to pay for the stay in cash could be indicated upfront on Ca'Bella's page on Hotels.com, or at least be emailed to us way in advance, so we would have sufficient time to make preparations. About the B&B itself; the instructions on Ca'Bella's website to find the place were quite detailed and useful; we found it in no time! The B&B is about 5-10mins walk away from the Fondamente Nove water bus stop; no need to cross any bridge (great coz we had huge luggages). It is also walking distance to the shopping areas (although it takes a bit of skill to navigate the streets of Venice). The B&B was quaintly furnished; the room and toilet were decent and clean too. While fresh towels were not provided daily automatically, we did ask the hostess Krystyna if she could accommodate our request, and she kindly did. Overall, the stay was pleasant, and Krystyna was helpful and accommodating to our requests! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"helpful friendly clean and pleasant bed and breakf"
very helpful manager, smallish room but comfortable very clean, very pleasant atmosphere very good location, close to transportation and major sites and events manager eager to help visitors in whatever way requiredGenuine Expedia guest review
"Fantastic Venetian Taste"
I had a fabulous experience in Venice! Most of it caused by the Ca'Bella ;) Warm and friendly hospitality, great location and worth every penny. Cheers to the hosts, the lovely Krystyna, her friendly husband and their adorable Mikaela! Will definitely come back in future and fully recommend it to everybody who expects no less but a truly Venetian taste. Ciao! Rozy May […] 2013 Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hostess but terrible bed"
Nice small bed and breakfast. Nice and helpfull hostess. Clean and neat rooms. Bed was very uncomfortable and hard though. Furthermore the room was inefficiently soundproof. Breakfast was okey but disappoited that it could not be served early (7 in the morning) on departure day. Nice calm area near and close to the boat stop to the airportGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by Ca' Bella Dear Acke, thank you for your review! We are happy than you had a nice stay and were mostly satisfied with our location, rooms and service! I'm sorry that you found the bed too hard. The beds have Wilford orthopedic mattresses, which are meant to be both comfortable and healthy and meet the needs and tastes of most people. Most guests really appreciate them and sleep well. Our breakfast time is 8:30 to 10, and if guests need it I'm often able to serve it also from 8.... but 7 was really too early, sorry... I think few hotels would serve breakfast one and a half hours before the normal time. However, guests can make tea or coffe themselves at any time in the common room :-) We are happy to tell that we've improved the sound insulation of the rooms! Not fully soud-proof yet, and we'lll try to improve it further. But it's much better than before :-) Kindest regards, Krystyna
"b&b ca bella tres bien"
quartier tres calme b&b dans une impasse , le couple d habitant est tres sympatique , les chambres avec une deco tres baroque sont tres belles et confortables (2 essayer)et de taille correct a par les douches qui sont tres etroites rien a dire sur les chambres .seul petit petit point noir le petit dejeuner est servi dans l entree et les proprietaires […] ont un jeune enfant qui se leve tot ( les murs etant fin on entant tout )mais c est un logement chez l habitant donc que demander de mieu .bref un tres tres bon qualite prix pour venise Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Super Lage, Super netter Service"
Die Lage ist toll um Venedig zu erkunden. Krystyna war super nett und zuvorkommend. Man hat eindeutig gespürt, dass es ihr ein Anliegen ist ihre Gäste zufriedenzustellen. Wir (Paar) waren sehr zufrieden mit unserem Aufenthalt.Genuine Expedia guest review
B and B et non hotel,hote tres correct et aimable ,titre chambre de luxe surfait,rapport qualité prix dysproportionnéGenuine Expedia guest review
Fantastic hostess, personal touch, nice breakfast (for Italian standards). Hope to come back to Venice - and to Ca' Bella in a near future!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Super freundliches Bed & Breakfast"
Sehr freundliches und hilfsbereites Bed & Breakfast. Gut vom Bahnhof mit den öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln zu erreichen. Man ist sehr schnell zu Fuß an der Rialto Brücke und dem Marktplatz. Haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.Genuine Expedia guest review
Nous avons d'abord séjourné dans un autre B and B qui était parfait et moins cher,malheureusement il n'y avait que 2 jours disponibles. Nous avons donc complète notre séjour avec 2 nuits au ca bella. La quartier est sympa, a deux pas du rialto. L'accueil y est parfait, Christina se met en quatre pour satisfaire les demandes, malheureusement l'établissement […] est sombre et triste. Le petit déjeuner est servi dans la petite cour avec des produits frais. L'omniprésence de la famille de Christina est dérangeante, étendoir à l'accueil avec le linge qui sèche, le parc de bébé, etc...... Notre chambre n'a pas été faite le deuxieme jour et les serviettes n'ont pas été changées. Nous n'y retournerons pas même si l'accueil était sympa, le rapport qualité prix est insuffisant. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Situation idéale et chambre très agréable"
Très bonne expérience. L'hôte est très accueillante, la chambre très propre avec tous les équipements nécessaires. Prix très raisonnable.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Quite and clean B&B in a good location"
Cute little B&B in a good location in the Sestiere Cannaregio, very close to the Fondamente Nuove vaporetto stop. Our room was very clean and quiet and looked out onto a little canal. I would definitely recommend this B&B - the lady who runs it was really friendly and helpful.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Lite fint bed n breakfast hotell."
Du får et rom i huset til en familie. Blei godt mottatt. Positive ting er beliggenhet, utrolig bra service fra damen, gratis internett, BILLIG, I tillegg var det bra frokost. Det som var negativt er at det var VELDIG lytt mellom rommene og man følte litt på at man bodde hos en familie med en baby så tok kanskje litt ekstra hensyn. Kan anbefales hvis […] man er stille og rolig par som vil bo sentralt og til en billig penge. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Si querés estar en Venecia y no gastar una fortuna es una buena opción (aunque no deja de ser caro para lo que es el B&B). Es una casa de familia, la mujer que nos atendió es muy atenta. Las habitaciones son cómodas pero oscuras. La ducha es muy chiquita, te golpeas todo el tiempo.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great bed & breakfast.."
04/18/15 GiotaGreece Athens, Greece
Very kind owner, will give you all the necessary information. The location is in the northern part of Venice at a quiet neighbourhood. Our room was beautiful with a view to the canal. Fantastic experience..
"Great place great owners"
02/04/15 Darrell C Seattle, Washington
My wife and I stayed here during our wedding anniversary. The owner really went out of her way to help me plan a special day and night. Including providing flowers, supper reservations, and private taxi tour of the canals and delivery to the restaurant. She even went so far as to meet us at the prearranged taxi meet spot to make sure we got off ok. We will stay here again on our next visit to Venice.
"Glad we stayed here"
10/26/14 Tom C Albany, New York
We lucked out staying at this three bedroom B and B in the quiet Cannereggio district in Venice. The location was in the northern part of Venice a few minutes from the Fundamente Nove. Krystyna was a wonderful host and provided for all of our needs including restaurant recommendations and special details about Venice that you would get only from a resident. She never tired of answering my many questions. We would stay here again. The breakfast was good and the room was comfortable. My only complaint was the need to pay our fee in cash rather than by credit card as I don't like to carry around large amounts of cash.
"Venice B&b Ca' Bella"
10/15/14 MarjanAllema Groningen, The Netherlands
a unique and cosy place at a small canal. a kind couple who runs the place and they speak 4 languages. Italian, german, English and Chinese.:-) Quiet neighbourhood but not far from center and Ghetto Novo is a 20 min. walk. situated near Fondamente Nove where you take Alilagune to the airport. good breakfast and coffee or tea is available all day long. We would go here again. nice restaurants and bars nearby.
"Very charming bed and breakfast with a beautiful outdoor patio."
07/09/14 Jennifer J
Perfect choice for a Bed and Breakfast!! Krystyna was the perfect host. We were welcomed with a bottle of wine and asked what time we would like to eat breakfast. It was perfect after a long day if travel. The area was nice and quiet at night to sleep but close enough to the nightlife to enjoy both. We would absolutely stay here again if we return to Venice.
06/02/14 Carolynngram Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
This is a lovely, clean, family-run B&B in a convenient location in Venice. Quiet and out of the way, but close to attractive sites and restaurants, etc. (Nothing is very far away in Venice.) We found the owner, Krystyna, to be very helpful and quite willing to meet every need and make our stay a pleasant one. Provided a map and advice for getting around, set up a lovely breakfast in the small garden area, was willing to accommodate us in everything. Included fast internet service, minibar in room. She will send detail info on how to find their place, as Venice is an adventure to find places. Be aware that they don't accept credit cards, cash only. We'd stay here again!
"Best B&B ever, almost a hotel!"
04/24/14 ArturRubinstein Munich, Germany
I've been to this B&B already a few times and am planning to go there again in June. Even if I'm usually not the type of guy who rates stuff, I feel I must do it in this case, because this B&B is exceptional. I'm a frequent business traveler so I know all kinds of accomodation. I visited this B&B on vacation (wanted to try something else than the upperclass hotels I usually visit on business trips ;-) ), and what I got was still the standard of at least a 3-star-hotel or in some respects, even more. I'm talking about flatscreen TV, well-filled minibar in the room, high-performance WLAN (for free!) and an "italian" breakfast that actually shouldn't be called so, as it's much more than that (usually "italian" means some dry bread and maybe some marmelade or honey, here you get much more to select from). Not to mention the friendly and helpful owners, who show much more motivation than in most hotels (where I sometimes have the impression they think of me as their slavedriver). Some of the previous postings talk about baby stuff lying around - yes, the baby is cute!! ;-) - , the tiny garden or smell coming out from wherever. Those guys better go to Excelsior on Lido. You're in Venice, so enjoy venetian style.
"friendly bed and breakfast"
10/25/13 irene g Leeds, United Kingdom
We enjoyed our stay, the room was not large but ample for 2 of us and a nice warm bedroom to sleep in, the shower was adequate and nice hot water. Breakfast was simple but good the owner was helpful and made sure you were ok. ideal for a short break we were out most of the day but it was nice to come back to a warm room.
09/29/13 Serhiolit London, United Kingdom
B&B? Not sure! Well, more like a house share, or to be correct a ground floor flat. Not easy to find as the owners do not have a proper sign, rather a tiny sticker on a communal post box. You enter a so-called tiny-tyny courtyard and immediately bump into a baby pram and other baby stuff. There are also three tiny coffee tables where you are served breakfast. The B&B website claims they service Italian breakfast buffet which in reality tea/coffee/milk and yogurt in a plastic sachet, and a few bread rolls. Enter a hallway, and again – baby’s paraphernalia everywhere including a massive playing pen for a little toddler that the owner have. Baby was well behaved, but we could still hear baby noises from time to time. Kitchen smell is everywhere.... The room is very tacky and dated (having said that I find Venetian style is tacky anyway, so might be a personal choice. The colours are too intense and gold finish makes it even worse). Room size is OK. Poor lighting and lack of natural light though. Shower room is good size, but very dumpy and smelly. It seemed like the sewage smell was coming from the everywhere. We had to keep a fan on at all times. Location is good, but Venice is so small so it does not really matter where you stay – east, west, north, centre you still 10-15 min from Grand Canal. Next time I visit Venice on holiday, I would actually stay in Murano, a little island just 10 min away from Venice. It is quieter and well connected with Venice itself. Though public transport, I mean actv boat service, is horrendous! Poor, old boats, constantly overcrowded with minimal health and safety. Italy is extremely poor country now, and Venitian decadence suits it well! I made reservation online with Expedia. I gave Expedia my credit card number and was told that the hotel will charge me at the end of my stay – fine! A day before our arrival, I received an email from Ca Bella saying that they DO NOT accept credit or debit cards, and payment must be made in cash only! They obviously save money on cards transactions with banks, but we live in 2013! I do not remember when I paid cash for my sandwich not mentioning a hotel!. What an inconvenience! It is bonkers to travell abroad with thousands of euros in pockets! So please bear in mind that you would need to bring your cash with you. Local ATM will dispense only 250 euros a day max! (unless you have an Italian bank account and can get as much cash as you like from a local brunch). There is nothing about cash payemnt on the B&B website. The runners of this B&B are lovely people, and you can see they are hard working and ready to please their guests. However, judging by British standards, Ca Bella is a poor, student accommodation type of a flat share. There was absolutely nothing in that B&B that would make me come back, or at least to have good memories.... just babies stuff everywhere. If you have additional 60-70 euros per night, I would rather recommend 3-4 star hotels.
"Felt very welcomed here!"
09/26/13 Lynn M Locust, North Carolina
The owner is absolutely lovely and went out of her way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. Location was perfect as it was out of the hustle yet easy close walk to all the shopping and restaurants. Room was decorated nicely. Beds were harder than we like, but we managed. Wifi worked great. Has a neat courtyard where you are served breakfast and can just sit out and enjoy. Shower is not big...but most of them here aren't. We would definitely come back!
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