Hotel Universo & Nord

3 Stars

  Lista di Spagna 121 - 30121 - Venice, Italy View Map
Area: Santa Lucia - Stazione

The hotel is located in the “sestiere of Cannaregio” , its name coming from the cane fields that once grew there. More precisely in Lista di Spagna. The name “Lista” in the ancient Venetian language was given to zones not subject to the Venetian Republic domain, albeit being in the city, to get into which a visa was mandatory. This area, stretching from the Scalzi church to the church of San Geremia, belonged to the Spanish crown, and housed its embassy.
Unique and romantic, suspended between water and sky, Venice always charms its visitors. Our hotel is located in a convenient position, 100 meters far from Santa Lucia railway station and 300 metres far from Piazzale Roma, the main access point to the city, whether arriving by car or by bus.

Hotel Details


The hotel has a reception service open 24 hours a day. Its professional staff can advise guests on the best way to immerge themselves in the city’s atmosphere, with suggestions on walks, tours and typical restaurants, which will make their stay in Venice most pleasing.


Our hotel was the annex of the latter, which stood a few meters ahead, towards palazzo Labia (beautiful Venetian palace, which houses the offices of the national Italian television, RAI). The annex became a hotel in 1881. It has been adapted to modern safety and quality standards in the last years.


60 rooms furnished to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. All of them have minibar, shower, hair drier, air conditioning adjustable from the room, colour TV. A couple of rooms have a view over the Canal Grande, the rest facing Lista di Spagna or our inner “corti” (“Corte” in Venetian language means a quiet courtyard usually left among the buildings to separate them). In the morning a rich open buffet welcomes our guest in the breakfast hall on the ground floor.


There is a spacious breakfast room on the ground floor.

Hotel facilities

  •  Check-in at From 12:00
  •  Lobby Size VS
  •  Voltage 220

 Public transport

  • Airport: VCE

 Guests' Reviews

Brisbane, Australia

Excellent: 4.6/5 More Details

Universe and nord close to santa lucia railway station in venice

We have stayed at this hotel last year and chose it again because it is very convenient to the railway station and the ferry terminals. they are both only a couple of minutes walk. (no lugging cases over the many bridges to your hotel).
it is well-priced. service is excellent. they provide a good breakfast. the only drawback is there are no lifts, but this was not a problem for us. they provide a porter service to take luggage etc., to your room.



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