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Best cruise port hotels as picked and recommended by members of our groups:
spectacular views of the Grand Canal
Pamela M.: “Gritti is gorgeous but the Danielli has a mystery to it, a feeling. Stayed there 3 times and once at the Gritti. The Danielli staff are warmer and went out of their way to make all our stays there extra memorable 💜💜.”
Stephen C.: “All great but there is something magical about the Danielli.”
Kris K.: “Hotel Danieli is my recommendation by far the best! Beautiful hotel and great location.”
Marilyn H.: “I agree. The Danielli is beautiful. Even if you don’t stay there, go have a drink and look at the ceiling!”
Lisa F.: “Hotel Danieli. The view from our suite….!”
Cintra R.: “Two thumbs up on the Danielli.”
With its heritage setting on Riva Degli Schiavoni, Hotel Danieli dominates the Venetian lagoon with spectacular views of the Grand Canal and islands. Also overlooking the Palazzo Ducale, the hotel just steps away from Ponte Dei Sospiri and Piazza San Marco.
The three palaces which comprise the hotel date from the 14th, 17th, and 19th Centuries: Palazzo Dandolo in Venetian Gothic style, once home to the noble Dandolo family; Palazzo Casa Nuova, previously the city’s treasury; and Palazzo Danieli Excelsior, featuring guestrooms with balconies overlooking the lagoon on its upper floors. The three palaces house a rich collection of precious art and antiques that play witness to the city’s history, blended with contemporary comforts to meet the needs of cultured global travelers. Essential to the Danieli experience is its Restaurant Terrazza Danieli and cuisine concept, a magical voyage for the senses which retraces the oriental influences of spice traders and blends them with ingredients from the lagoon.
Dandolo Suite Collection, comprising the Royal Suite inspired after Venice’s 12th century Doge Enrico Dandolo and the Signature Suites celebrating important icons of cinema, opera, and royalty who were all guests of the hotel.
Whether enjoying a sun-drenched lunch on the outdoor terrace or a candle-lit dinner in the sumptuous indoor dining room, the award-winning Restaurant Terrazza Danieli never fails to delight. Boasting the most spectacular views of the “Serenissima”—a magnificent panorama of the Venice Lagoon, the famed Island of San Giorgio, and the tributary of the Grand Canal as it flows into Saint Mark’s basin—the restaurant transports guests back to the heydey of Venice’s influential position as Europe’s crossroads between East and West.
The restaurant serves a masterful menu inspired by Marco Polo’s voyages to the Orient. The result is a fascinating journey marrying the exotic and the local, the eastern influences perfectly balanced with Mediterranean flavors. The menu changes every three months, dictated by the availability of the freshest local ingredients. The definitive Italian influences emerge in local seafood, meat, and pasta dishes, yet are also infused with exotic spices and textures from Asia, India, and the Middle East. Alongside the seasonal menu, our dedicated culinary team also delights their guests with special menus to celebrate local art exhibits, the spectacular Carnivale, and traditional Venetian festivals such as the Redentore.
Restaurant Terrazza Danieli is located on the top floor of our Palazzo Danieli Excelsior with a panoramic view of the lagoon, islands, and the Grand Canal. Enjoy classic Venetian proposals to tastings of the Mediterranean and the Far East. Outdoor dining on the panoramic terrace is available from May to October. Breakfast is served at Restaurant Terrazza Danieli and outdoors on the restaurant’s terrace from May to September, weather permitting.
Inside, an abundance of red velvet pays its homage to the century-old tradition of the Venetian Doge. Long Murano mirrors hang aside intricate classical wall panels, reflecting the candles and Fiori freschi found on every table. Hand blown water tumblers, enveloped in a swirl of red glass, add a note of whimsy to the elegance.
The exceptional wine list offers a wide selection of vintages from around the world, with an emphasis on Italian wineries. Special tastings with local vintners are de rigueur—affording guests a rare taste of Italian terroirs.
‘Beautiful hotel and great location”
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style and charm of a typical Venetian residence
Rebecca W.: “What a fantastic hotel“
Celly W.:” Wow wow wow, What a special place this Hotel is…I could go on and on about the service the location, the coffee , the great breakfast but I would be just repeating what many have said in the wonderful and deserving reviews this Hotel already has.”
The Al Ponte Antico Hotel in Venice is located in a palace from the 1500s that was the object of a recent and meticulous renovation, preserving the style and charm of a typical Venetian residence.
In the main room, embellished by an ancient wooden ceiling finely decorated by hand and the large glass doors on the Grand Canal, they will be glad to serve you a tasty and sumptuous breakfast that includes homemade pastries, delicious marmalade, assorted cold cuts, and cheese, vegetables, eggs and crepes, fruit in season and many other delicacies.
The ’Al Ponte Antico Hotel is a small and comfortable residence on the Grand Canal, offering highly personalized service and the renowned hospitality of the Peruch Family and its staff, always ready to satisfy your every need: from booking a splendid tour of the lagoon to the precious advice that will allow you to enjoy the cuisine of a quality restaurant, to the pleasure of entertaining you by telling about the history of Venice and its people…
5 STAR LUXURY
Paula S.: “San Clemente Palace! Absolutely beautiful! On its own Island!”
Marianne W.: “We stayed in St Clemente Palace a few years ago. We only had one night so it wasn’t an ideal location as it was an island but would have been great for 2 or 3 nights. Loved the hotel. The rooms were beautiful and the bathroom was wow.”
Dominique D.: “San Clemente Palace is a so great & quiet hotel…Free boat shuttle service to the center.”
San Clemente Palace Kempinski is located on the private island of San Clemente, only minutes away from Piazza San Marco by complimentary boat.
A proud member of Leading Hotels of the World, this exclusive retreat guarantees peace, tranquillity, and privacy.
The 196 rooms and suites overlook the lagoon or the centuries-old park. Indulge in our three restaurants – Acquerello, La Dolce, Insieme offering exceptional interpretations of iconic Italian and Venetian specialties.
With its outdoor pool, tennis court, and state-of-the-art fitness room, plus herb therapy massage treatments, the island is the perfect destination to unwind in total relaxation.
Kempinski White Glove Services has been implemented to ensure a healthy and safe environment for all our guests and employees.
A GARDEN IN CANNAREGIO
A small knoll in the uproar of a carousel of sounds and colors viewing the Venetian Rio… a pier… a gate… and a wayfarer with its light bundle… Another step and we are again at Madama Garden Retreat… and now let life surprise you.
This hotel is in Venice, within the boundaries of Sestiere di Cannaregio, in a garden hit by the waters of the sea, that a fairy carrying the name Lagoon, keeps calm…Every sunrise, the curtains of the stage open up to a ball of Gondole and boats; an elegant dance that makes itself a fairy tail in the imaginary of a curious visitor.
It’s here, within the river and a bridge without its edges that Madama Garden Retreat rises.
Superior, Executive, Garden deluxe, or Deluxe Canal view: find the perfect room for you. The discrete elegance echoes a diffused atmosphere where even the most demanding wayfarer, finds a comfortable home.
Suites with a double bedroom, and one with two single beds, and a bathroom with shower. Executive view of the canal and garden: suite with a double bedroom, a twin or bunk room, and a bathroom with shower. These suites overlook the canal and some to the garden. Garden deluxe, suites with private entrance from the garden, two double bedrooms with private bathroom each. Deluxe Canal view, suites with one or two double bedrooms with two bathrooms. The second bedroom can be with a bunk bed. These suites have panoramic views of the canals, the Great School of Mercy monument, and the garden.
This hotel offers a walk, in the company of a guide to find your way among Sestieri, bridges, and canals. But also bakeries, restaurants, and pharmacies… Starting from Madama Garden Retreat you will cross the Cannaregio district, then the San Marco district with the elegant area of Campo Santo Stefano or, if you prefer the Dorsoduro District with the lively Campo Santa Margherita, and, to conclude, you will return home from the way you’ll choose!
AFTER CLOSING ST. MARK’S BASILICA
After closing time, when visitors have gone away, a guard will unlock the doors for us to explore the city’s most important building completely on your own!
where Ethics and Aesthetics meet
Stuart L.: “Hotel Bauer Pallazzo, was very nice and handy. Excellent breakfast in the garden. Also had a free boat taking you across to St Mark’s Square.”
Bev R.: “My favorite is the Bauer hotel. Very well positioned with friendly staff and a fabulous terrace on the canal.”
Lauretta M.: “We stayed here and loved it. The staff was amazing. 5 minutes to St. Marks.”
Criss S.: “We stayed at Bauer Palladio Hotel and Spa at Giudecca more tranquil and yet so close to San Marco.”
The five-star luxury BAUER PALAZZO is located in the heart of Venice, where Ethics and Aesthetics meet.
An intense and engaging experience where exclusivity, service excellence, and charm reign timeless. The substance of the Venetian lifestyle, with exclusivity and luxury.
Renowned diamond of the hôtellerie in Venice, BAUER is nowadays a crossroads of artistic, cultural, and fashionable experiences, hosted in an entity made of excellence.
The hotel is located in the heart of Venice, just a few minute’s walk from St. Mark’s Square, easily accessible by public and private transportation in the city.
Luxury rooms are able to redefine and elevate the conception of the journey as a pleasure. A unique experience of its kind, where you can experiment true Venetian lifestyle.
The view on the most enchanting foreshortenings of the city by a privileged location, combined with authentic Italian marbles, precious fabrics, and inlaid furniture, give the true expression of Venice.
56 suites and 135 rooms: this hotel will meet the desires of every guest, by guaranteeing them the best comfort as possible and their privacy. Most of these rooms enjoy the silence provided by an inner court and are individually decorated and furnished with a mix of art deco and Venetian design. Italian marble bathrooms with bathtubs and handle showers, heated towel-rails. King or twin size bed. Exclusive toiletries by Santa Maria Degli Angeli. Average size 24 sqm / 258 square feet.
Built-in 1930, Settimo Cielo (Seventh Heaven) is still the highest terrace in Venice, a location, on the 7th floor of the building, while contemplating the city from a surprising and privileged position.
A one of a kind experience: if you don’t try, you won’t know.
And a gorgeous 7th-floor lounge, it offers a delightful breakfast and a spectacular terrace with breathtaking views of the city and lagoon.
‘Very well positioned with friendly staff and a fabulous terrace on the canal.’
a place of exceptional art and elegance
Victoria S.: “Gritti is our favorite!”
Jesper Boas W.: “Gritti by far the best.”
Overlooking the Grand Canal in the heart of Venice, The Gritti Palace boasts one of the most enthralling views of the lagoon city – from the island of San Giorgio Maggiore past landmarks Punta Della Dogana and Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
Dating to 1475, this noble palace and luxury hotel is a place of exceptional art and elegance that has retained its reassuringly intimate and familiar feel of a private residence.
A historical treasure where heritage and culture blend with renewed Venetian style, The Gritti Palace is a refined version of its iconic self, offering attentive service, a delectable culinary experience, and new avenues for relaxation and pleasure. From the artistic design of its signature suites and iconic terraces to the Gritti Epicurean School, Riva Yacht experiences, and Riva Lounge and the Gritti Spa branded by Sisley Paris, The Gritti Palace is where multiple generations of elite global influencers gather to explore, taste, and celebrate.
A 15th-century palazzo, private residence to noble families and illustrious visitors, and luxury hotel since 1895, The Gritti Palace is where history and culture meet with renewed Venetian style. A place of exceptional art and elegance, reassuringly intimate with a homely feel, The Gritti Palace is where multiple generations of elite global influencers gather to socialize, draw inspiration, and celebrate.
Boasting the most desirable views of the lively Grand Canal, and the city’s largest rooftop terrace, the suites are inspired by Ernest Hemingway, Somerset Maugham, and John Ruskin amongst others.
The rooms and suites have a unique view. From the Signature Suites to the Landmark Grand Canal Rooms, these richly furnished retreats are perfect for relaxation or romance, coming with views onto the Grand Canal or Campo Santa Maria del Giglio.
Venice is famous not only for its fine art, scenic vistas, and charming way of life but also for its cuisine. The Club del Doge restaurant and Bar Longhi offer culinary delights and enchanting views of the canal and city. Local and fresh ingredients and Venetian tradition are elaborated upon in Executive Chef Daniele Turco’s famous recipes, either inside an elegant setting or outside, if weather permitting (from April to October), on the stunning terrace.
‘What an unforgettable stay!’
THE BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE VENICE
Muriel L.: “Rosa Salva Hotel! We have stayed at various nice hotels in Venice (ie. Splendid) but discovered the Rosa Salva Hotel for a post-cruise stay on our last trip. It is a new and modern small boutique hotel which is situated very close to St. Mark’s Square. We stayed 2 nights in a cozy and very comfortable room. The staff was extremely helpful and the breakfast room served various baked goods from the bakery as well as other selections.
Value for money is very high, especially in the tourist high season. Rosa Salva is more suitable for those who like more of a modern small boutique hotel.”
Linda McG.: ” Stayed at Rosa Salva last July. Wonderful little hotel! Just off San Marco Square.”
In Calle Fiubera, not far from Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, the family Rosa Salva is ready to host you in a cozy, newly renovated environment.
Rosa Salva Hotel is situated on three floors and is equipped with a lift, making each room easily accessible to people with special needs. The furnishings are classic: the walls are rich with precious fabrics that accompany a clean, essential décor in various wooden essences, with various sized wardrobes that have doors or are walk-in so as to suit each guest’s needs. The pocketed coil spring mattresses with rigid base support guarantee maximum comfort after a long day spent along the little winding streets of this enchanting lagoon city.
The breakfast room is available on two floors to ensure that all guests are quietly served without waiting. Thanks to the adjacent Rosa Salva Pastry Oven, customers have a wide range of fresh, quality crafted products at their disposal.
Guests who would like an alternative breakfast may also go directly to the pastry shop.
a modern interpretation of classic Venice
Gert van L: “The St. Regis; A perfect Cruise Port Hotel!”
Mary Ann B.: “Beautiful Hotel and I loved Venice.”
Ivar Fernandez J.: Haven’t stayed at St Regis but done a site inspection for a group and I really liked it! Prime location 💪🏻✨🥂.”
Avant-garde in outlook and design, The St. Regis Venice merges striking, modern interiors with its historic provenance as the best address in the city. Flanked by the Grand Canal with views across iconic landmarks, the hotel has stood in this privileged position for over a century and a half. Stylish design, intelligent technology, and St. Regis Butlers cultivate an environment of impeccable comfort in 130 guestrooms and 39 suites, a selection of which graced with a private terrace.
The preserve for relaxation and socializing, the Italianate garden presents access to a range of dining and beverage options at Gio’s restaurant, the St. Regis Bar, and at Arts Bar.
The Spa Suites and an Exercise Room provide avenues for unwinding. Behind the hotel, luxury boutiques and contemporary art galleries lead the visitor to Teatro La Fenice and the treasures of Piazza San Marco, just a four-minute walk away.
The secluded Italianate Garden reflects a modern interpretation of classic Venice. Designed to provide a refined space for mingling, the garden is set to become Venice’s choice address for relaxing and socializing. In addition, The St. Regis Venice features an enviable number of terraces overlooking the Grand Canal, transforming every stay into an unforgettable memory.
This hotel immerses visitors in the captivating beauty of the destination: a grand selection of rooms and suites is privileged with a private Juliette balcony on which to look out over the city’s timeless architectural beauty, an invitation to indulge in some of the most extraordinary views over the Grand Canal, the Italianate Garden, or the stunning rooftops and traditional Calle of this romantic city.
Following an extensive restoration, each room has been reverently furnished to cherish the artistic and cultural heritage of the building, while also embracing the evolution of La Serenissima and the St. Regis brand’s spirit of modern glamour.
Authentic, innovative Italian cuisine is celebrated at Gio’s, The St. Regis Venice’s signature restaurant offering a modern journey of Venetian and Italian dishes crafted with integrity. Deliciously exquisite with a disruptive twist, fresh ingredients from the season’s bounty combine in simple dishes that are elevated and perfected at the table with botanicals and flawless finishes.
‘Prime location and a Venetian pre-cruise gem!’
The Boutique Hotel of the Venetian 1700s!
Paula M.: “We always stay at Hotel Canal Grande which we love. The location is great, the staff is magnificent, and the rooms are beautiful! Although Canal Grande is a traditional Venetian hotel, it is small and intimate.”
Judy Standish S.: “Hotel Canal Grande Venice for us too!”
A boutique hotel in Venice, the Hotel Canal Grande awaits you and is ready to welcome you in 18th century Venice!
Facing onto the Canal Grande, from which the hotel derives its name, overlooking a typical Venetian square and situated just a few minutes from Santa Lucia train station and Piazzale Roma, the Hotel Canal Grande is the ideal starting point for reaching the Rialto, St.Mark’s Square and all of the city’s most renowned sites.
Allow yourself to be enveloped in the magical atmosphere of ancient Venice! Among our most precious and elegant spaces, inspired by the Queen of the Adriatic, you’ll spend an unforgettable vacation in Venice!
“Immerse yourselves in the beauty of a holiday amidst art and history!”
A discreet and authentic place full of oriental suggestions
Michelle H.: “We stayed at Hotel Moresco. Everything was top notch…from arrival, breakfast, helpful friendly staff, beautiful clean room with an amazing view, walking distance to everything, close to the train station…we researched so many hotels and we’re soooo happy we choose Hotel Moresco. Would not hesitate to stay there again. I usually do not do reviews but I did one on Trip Advisor after we returned home.”
Hints of the orient enriched with surprising blends of different styles and cultures: Hotel Moresco embraces the Mediterranean spirit of Venice, the doorway to the East, re-interpreting it in an original and modern key.
The garden is a hidden oasis that is typical of Venice. A little gem protected by old walls, providing a delightful setting for summer breakfasts or for short revitalizing breaks between one excursion and another. However, if you prefer to spend a whole afternoon there relaxing and taking things easy, it is the perfect place with its open spaces, sun terrace, and bar.
The rooms are classic, Venetian style, and technology blend harmoniously to make the classic bedrooms particularly welcoming. The oak parquet floors or Venetian terrazzo flooring are a perfect match for the elegant furnishing.
Some of the Classic bedrooms offer a splendid view over a typical Venetian canal, others overlook our garden, the pride of Hotel Moresco.
The bathrooms, some of which are decorated with traditional mosaics in Venetian glass, are fitted with an American shower, heated towel rail, complimentary toiletries, and some with chromo-therapy.
Hotel Moresco offers a concept of a luxurious breakfast: respect for the culinary traditions of the territory, enhancement of the environment, and local products, attention to nutritional and health principles.
‘We loved it. Super staff. Super breakfast. The room was clean and roomy with a great view. We walked to everything. There was a Vaporetto, stop, I think that’s what it’s called, very close to the hotel.’
almost frozen in time and overflowing with the beauty of every kind
Csn E.: “Baglioni Hotel. It is perfect. You’ll love it. Great service.Hope you’ll enjoy it.”
Linda M.: “We stayed at the Baglioni Hotel Luna. It’s steps away from Piazza San Marco.”
Michaela P.: “We always stay at the Hotel Luna Baglioni. It is close to the Piazza San Marco and to Harry’s Bar for a Bellini 🥂🛳”
Steeped in history and culture, Venice has a magic about it that enchants all visitors who choose to stay in this incredible place, which is almost frozen in time and overflowing with beauty of every kind.
Enhance the magic of your visit with a stay at the Baglioni Hotel in Venice, one of the top-rated 5-star hotels in Venice.
The Palace of the Baglioni Hotel Luna is home to a fully-fledged art gallery. The recent restoration now highlights the incredible beauty of the style and architectural lines.
Choose from a wide range of romantic rooms and prestigious suites furnished by Baglioni Hotels in the lush Venetian style. From the balconies of the suites and top suites of the Baglioni Hotel Luna, you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view over the Venetian Lagoon and the Royal Gardens, which stretch over the San Marco basin and the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.
Wine and dine-in style at our award-winning Canova Restaurant. Relish the modern interpretation of original Venetian cuisine while feasting your eyes on the historical surroundings.
Discover Venice’s most romantic side by staying at the Baglioni Hotel Luna. Access the heart of the world’s most fascinating and mysterious city and find its ambiance reflected in our beautiful Venice hotel rooms. You will feel like a Venetian nobleman of the old times when you enter your lush and opulently decorated room. The suites also boast a classic, yet cozy Venetian style and
breathtaking views over the city and the Venice Lagoon.
With its warm and cozy atmosphere reminiscent of 18th Century France: the Canova Restaurant in Venice is a perfect culinary oasis. It is located just a few steps from the entrance of San Marco Square, where in the past, in that same space, stood a Templar’s church.
As a winner of both the Fogher d’Oro and Gambero Rosso awards, the Canova Restaurant Restaurant is one of the finest Venetian hotel restaurants and an example of elegance and finesse in the international food and wine scene.
The cuisine offers an innovative menu that blends local Venetian recipes with international trends and varieties. The restaurant in Venice will bring traditional Italian flavors to life in a modern interpretation.
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PURE CHARM BY THE LAGOON
Lori Swartz A.: “Palazzo Venetiano; On the canal, right next to Vaporetto stop. Fantastic breakfast.”
Palazzo Veneziano is a new contemporary antique 4 Star Superior hotel in the world’s most mysterious destination – Venice. Allow yourself navigation back in time, within continuous contamination of unattended shapes and original situations embraced in an exclusive and historical area of Venice. Antique damasks in 4 different colors, bronze, glass, stones, and Venetian materials arriving from the past have been assembled into a new and original contemporary alchemy.
The 84 spacious rooms and suites perform an informal luxurious design with parquet floors, Murano glass lamps, Carrara Marble, Corian, and Chromotherapy to indulge an unforgettable holiday. Some of the rooms are on two floors, some have their own indoor or outdoor jacuzzi, others a private terrace with breath-taking views across the lagoon for a romantic holiday to satisfy every wish that our Guests may have.
Focused on absolute perfection from every conceivable point of view, Palazzo Veneziano offers a rich and delicious continental breakfast buffet with a large variety of high-quality products. Intended to meet every expectation, the two internal courtyards and the spacious “Leone” room reflect the transformational soul of Palazzo Veneziano, ideal to host any kind of celebration, wedding, or event of Guests and Visitors.
Palazzo Veneziano, where ancient traditions meet modern philosophies, offer uninterrupted caring attention to our Guests and a sophisticated 24 hours service with a multilingual, fresh, and welcoming staff. Kissed by the sun, right at the waterfront, with two Vaporetto stops at its doors, Palazzo Veneziano is situated in Zattere – the best location in Venice to enjoy a stroll in the sun by the galleries and museums of modern art, restaurants, and typical Venetian bars. Only a short walk away from the Maritime Passenger Terminal, one stop away from St. Mark’s Square, and 2 stops from Piazzale Roma terminal hub, the location is ideal and easy to reach.
Palazzo Veneziano a new experience that awaits you in Venice
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Boutique hotels with personality for a remarkable travel experience
Anne J: “The Mcgallery Pappodoppoli is beautiful and in a great part just off from the Grand Canal. It’s near the port, we’ve stayed there 3 times and would go again! 🌞”
Jimmy S.: “We stayed at Hotel Papadopoli Venezia – MGallery which is maybe a 4-minute walk from the AC and yes the location was excellent. The Papadopoli was as well.”
Maryline F.: “Exactly the one to stay
Excellent location rooms set up. Out of the pricy hotels in Venice, this 4 * one is the place to stay.”
Donna B. “We stayed 4 nights at this hotel pre-cruise. Loved being out of the noise and activities in other locations, but so easy to get to train, water taxis, etc.”
It is their desire to make you feel at home by providing efficient service and a memorable travel experience.
Escape to the stunning rooftop pool
Terri F.: “The Hilton Molino Stucky is excellent and they gave a shuttle boat to take you to St Mark’s Square! If you get a concierge room you get access to the breakfast, snack, and evening snacks and drinks…”
Bobby H.: “Hilton Molino Stucky Venice. It’s so close to the cruise port and has a free shuttle (boat) to St Mark’s Square.”
Margi S.: “We stayed there as well. Awesome place.”
Dennis G.: “Was luck to snag a ground-level room directly facing the Grand Canal. Wife & I could open the window and wave at the passing cruise passengers. Fantastic Hilton with a killer rooftop bar. The front desk booked us a beautiful sleek wooden water taxi to the airport. Unforgettable memories.😎 Outstanding Hilton Property.”
JoAnne McC.: “We stayed at the Hilton Molino Stucky and loved it.”
Patti S.: “Another vote for the Molino Stucky 👍.”
Tony D.: “Hilton Molino Stucky! I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here last year prior to my cruise and as a bonus had a grandstand view of the cruise ships sailing by on their way to and from the Stazione Maritima or San Basilio.”
Espen S: “Venice; Hilton Molino. The next island, so not so crowded. Free ShuttleFerry from the hotel to the city. Seabourn docked 100 meters from the hotel. The lovely garden around the hotel and a nice bar inside. Has a pool at the lovely rooftop.”
JoAnne McC.: “Loved this hotel. They provide shuttles to the other islands. One of my favorites!”
Once a flourishing flourmill, Hilton Molino Stucky Venice has been beautifully restored and offers a different view of the magical city of Venice. Just 30 minutes from the airport, they offer a shuttle boat service to the city center.
With 379 rooms and suites, the second largest spa in Venice, a collection of bars and restaurants, and a stunning rooftop pool, our hotel is the perfect location for your stay.
The comfort of their guests is a commitment reflected in the quality and finishes of the 379 rooms. Designed to be a place to unwind, all rooms offer elegant amenities, spacious marble bathrooms, and comfortable beds. Treat yourself with an upgrade and enjoy breathtaking views or access to the Executive Lounge. Discover the newly refurbished Molino Premium rooms.
Escape to the stunning rooftop pool, open from mid-May to September, exclusively accessible by hotel guests. Relax with refreshing drinks, snacks, and music. Located on the top floor of the hotel, the pool is a great spot to enjoy the stunning view or a swim high over the city.
Experience a taste of Italy in the elegant Aromi restaurant, savor the authentic flavors of typical Venetian cuisine at Bacaromi, or take in outstanding Venice views from the Skyline Rooftop Bar.
Exceptionally well served by easy access to the airport and rail station, the hotel is located in peaceful Venice surroundings, just 5 minutes by shuttle boat to the heart of the city. The shuttle service fee is 8.50 EUR per person per stay.
The true Venetian classic
Joel G.: “The Cipriani is in a class by itself. Expensive, but worth it if you want the best.”
Arthur B.: “Book Cipriani if you can get in – very different on the island, so pain in some ways great in others 🤔👍 depends on how many days you plan pre-cruise to make the effort.”
Welcome to your Italian fantasy; a timeless place where elegance and charm are found in every detail
Set on Giudecca Island, a five-minute ride by private launch from St Mark’s Square, Belmond Hotel Cipriani captures everything La Serenissima is famed for. Transport yourself into a realm of vintage glamour that knows no bounds. Order a Bellini at Gabbiano Bar, then savor slowly as you gaze across the lagoon.
The most glamorous star in Venice, sporting 270-degree views out across the water, stay at Belmond Hotel Cipriani and enjoy vistas spanning the Doge’s Palace to the church of St Giorgio and the islands beyond.
As one of the most celebrated luxury hotels in Venice, Italy, every inch of this iconic hideaway is guaranteed to enchant. Exquisite antiques and local artifacts whisk you back in time, while Michelin-starred gastronomy, charming staff, and the only Olympic-sized swimming pool in the city offer modern sophistication. The special air of romance is what sets us apart from the rest.
Check into the main building for an exquisite room with lagoon views, or select a suite in the astonishing 15th-century Palazzo Vendramin.
At Hotel Cipriani, each sumptuous space mingles light, fresh details with luxuriant styling. Hardwood floors, original art, and spacious marble bathrooms are a study on old-world Venetian charm.
Michelin-starred Oro serves up an extravaganza for all the senses. Designed by acclaimed interior architect Adam D. Tihany, the restaurant’s interior exudes Venetian refinement while an inventive Italian menu sings with culinary creativity.
Indulge body and mind in the gardens where Casanova once wooed his lovers. Exceptionally intimate, a twin treatment cabin lets you share a series of luxurious therapies, including the spa’s signature treatment: the Casanova Garden Ritual.
‘Very refreshingly different on the island, so pain in some ways great in others depends on how many days you plan pre-cruise to make the effort. Tears upon leaving did not want to leave’
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Hotel Saturnia & International, a few steps from Piazza San Marco, in one of the most exclusive streets in Venice
Judi K.: “Loved this hotel. Wonderful hotel within walking distance to San Marco Plaza, Doges Palace, Rialto Bridge. Just a short walk from St. Marks Square. Highly recommended. We stayed there before our cruise left. Very close to cruise terminals too .”
Lorraine H.: “Hotel Saturnia & International **** Venice: Fabulous location both street and water access – food staff and atmosphere amazing.”
conveniently located near Venice port and Cruise terminal
Darlene Harvey D.: “We stayed at Hotel Olimpia near Piazzale Roma. It was a lovely hotel with a great breakfast and was close to transportation to the port.”
Lori H.: “We also stayed at the Olimpia and enjoyed. Happy that is was near Piazzale Roma and away from some of the tourist areas on the canal. Easy to get a Water Bus or walk to locations. Also, can get a land taxi to the cruise port.”
Among the hotels in Venice, Hotel Olimpia offers a considerable advantage: it is located in Piazzale Roma – the only area in the city accessible by car – just steps from the Vaporetto stop which sails the charming Canal Grande to reach San Marco. Hotel Olimpia is also conveniently located near Venice port and Cruise terminal.
From this hotel near Venice port, it is easy to reach the cruise ship terminal and Santa Lucia train station; if you travel by plane, our hotel has a convenient landing for water taxis from Venice’s Marco Polo airport.
The search for the ideal romantic hotel in Venice does not have to last long. Welcome to HOTEL OLIMPIA Venice, the ideal choice for travelers like you. HOTEL OLIMPIA Venice is located near attractions such as Peggy Guggenheim Collection (1.2 km) and Scala Contarini del Bovolo (1.2 km). Thus, guests can easily explore Venice’s most popular attractions. Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and air conditioning, and guests can enjoy free wifi at the hotel. The hotel features a 24-hour front desk, room service, and a concierge, to make your stay even more pleasant. The property also offers breakfast.
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Let the magic of this hotel’s natural ambiance set the scene for your escape to Venice
Dolores F.: “I like JW Marriott Venice a lot!
Enchantment awaits at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. Beautifully situated on the private island of Isola Delle Rose in Venice, Italy, this luxury five-star hotel offers a lush retreat, the perfect respite from the excitement of the city.
Your pampering begins as you are transported from St. Mark’s Square by their private water shuttle to the 40-acre resort filled with gardens, olive groves, and exceptional amenities. Feel immediately relaxed as you enter the light-filled rooms, suites, and private residences. Savor award-winning cuisine at the tempting restaurants, recharge at the JW Venice Spa – one of Venice’s premier wellness destinations – play in the pools, take a cooking class or join any of the family-friendly activities.
The hotel’s unmatched venues create memorable backdrops for weddings, meetings, and special celebrations, each with unique features and world-class services.
a haven surrounded by an authentic Venetian backdrop
Helen L.: “Hotel Indigo Sant’Elena. Stayed here a couple of years ago great hotel & location only 10 mins on the Vaporetto which was easy & fun 😎.”
The lush green Sant’Elena neighbourhood in Venice has the feel of a sleepy Italian village, yet it’s within easy reach of the city’s most famed attractions. Locals go about their lives seemingly oblivious to the tens of millions of holidaymakers who descend upon Venice every year.
In a converted monastery dating back to the 1930s, the Hotel Indigo® Venice – Sant’Elena provides guests with a haven surrounded by an authentic Venetian backdrop — a reprieve from the whirring engine of tourism. Our 75 rooms—including a variety of suites with décor inspired by warm, Byzantine colours, or cooler tones evocative of the sea—are ideally positioned for those in search of an authentic slice of Italian life.
Guests enjoy lovely views over the private garden and Sant’Elena’s delightful alleyways. Their location is prime for art devotees arriving for the Venice Biennale or travellers in need of a break from the city’s more crowded Sestieri, or neighbourhoods.
located in an ancient aristocratic Venetian palace
Brian E D.: “Absolutely the best!! Hotel Ai Reali di Venezia. Worth every $. I don’t have a long list on my “return to” places/hotels but Venice and this hotel are near the top!!! Their service is beyond superb!!!”
Micki Reuther FF.: “We got the suite when we were there. Overlooked the canals. The concierge called us by name every time we returned and asked about our day. He hooked is up with a glass factory tour, the best 5 Euro we spent. He arranged a taxi that took us through the back ‘streets’. It was really cool to see groceries delivered, the postal service…..incredible!
We WILL be back!!”
Mary Acton M.: “Hotel Ai Reali di Venezia – LOVED this hotel.”
Opened in 2013, the 4-star Luxury rated “Ai Reali di Venezia” Hotel is located in an ancient aristocratic Venetian palace, in the historical center of the city, between Rialto and Piazza San Marco.
The Hotel, that also hosts the “Alle Corone” Restaurant, the lounge bar, the “Reali Wellness & Spa” wellness center, and a conference center, stands out for its highly refined elegance and for the attention of its staff to the slightest detail, wishing its guests to feel like they have a second house in Venice. The Luxury Suites consist of a wonderful large living area of about 35 Sqm, luxuriously furnished with fine furniture and ancient wooden flooring, which was brought back to life after a careful refurbishment. The 30-Sqm sleeping areas, furnished with fine antique furniture, overlook a quiet canal. All rooms are equipped with a mini-bar, laptop-size safe, direct phone line, Internet, state-of-the-art flat-screen TV, wireless connection. All this comes with elegant marble bathrooms.
a unique panoramic terrace overlooking the Grand Canal
Mary M.: “We prefer Santa Chiara near cruise port and Hotel Rialto near Rialto Bridge. 4-star great location.”
Agnes Ferguson H.: ” Location close to Bus Station and NO bridges to cross. Great breakfast included.”
Rhonda C.: “Another vote for Santa Chiara. Book a Grand Canal room. Right beside the bus/taxi. We have stayed there 4 times. Friendly staff.”
Hotel Santa Chiara overlooks the Grand Canal, the Train Station, and Piazzale Roma (the only part of Venice reachable by car). It’s also very close to the cruise terminal and a few minutes by car from Marco Polo airport. It is the only hotel in Venice with private parking (on request only)!!! It is a few minute’s walk from San Marco square (or a few minutes by water bus, which stops almost in front of the hotel).
The area is full of attractions, Santa Croce is in the historical center. Facing the Church of the Scalzi and the Church of San Simeon Piccolo, a 10-minute walk from the hotel there are museums (natural history museum, the Jewish ghetto, the great school of San Rocco, big school of the Carmini, Ca ‘Rezzonico, etc .. .), churches (San Pantalon, San Simeone, Basilica dei Frari, the church of San Rocco, the church of the Carmini, church of the angel Raffaele …), shops, restaurants and bars of all kinds and for all pockets.
All the services and comforts of the more expensive rooms of the hotel and the same attention and quality of the furnishings, but in a much more affordable package!! All rooms are typically Venitian design classics so be prepared to step back in time with modern comfort.
The hotel has a unique panoramic terrace overlooking the Grand Canal and the northern part of the Lagoon. A place removed from the hustle and bustle of Venice. A quiet corner to relax in at the end of a long day spent roaming the city, enjoying a glass of wine by the lights of the sunset… or a coffee at dawn, should you be the early bird type!
From here you will enjoy 2 of the 4 bridges over the Grand Canal, the Church of San Simeone Piccolo (a neoclassical building dated 1738), the Church of Maria di Nazaret (a Baroque Building dated 1680), and the roofs of San Geremia Church (a Neoclassical building dated 1753).
a few steps from St. Mark’s Square
James H.: “Hotel Ala – Palazzo Maurogonato! We stayed here last July as a pre-cruise before our Adriatic cruise on Constellation. Was wonderful with breakfast included and a 5-minute walk to St Mark’s. 1-minute walk to canal shuttle to the cruise port.”
The hotel is located in the true ancient heart of Venice, in St. Mark’s area. Facing the charming Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, waterbus stop at 50 yards, no bridges to cross.
The location is ideal: in the middle of the action, a few steps from St. Mark’s Square, La Fenice Theater, shopping area, fine restaurants, the Vaporetto (waterbus stop 50 yds), Alilaguna Airport Shuttle (50 yds), gondolas and the Gran Canal.
Don’t miss an evening toast to our Tarnowska’s American Bar where you will meet our Bartender Rey and his awesome Italian-soundly tongue.
The Hotel Ala has been recognized as one of the “Historical Places of Italy” by the Cultural Association under the patronage of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture; we are part of a select group of places that share illustrious historical events of the Unification of Italy.
The rooms are special – designed for your comfort – with all modern amenities, but as very common for most Venetian hotels, very ehhh.. Venetian classic.
Some in a sleek contemporary style and others in an even more traditional classic Venetian mode. But the price is very good.
An ideal place for relaxation in their Root Terrace. So much appreciated by guests, the astonishing roof terrace “Altana” will allow you to admire Venice from above.
You will have views of the Campanile of San Marco, the Basilica Della Salute, and the statues of the highly Baroque Church of Santa Maria del Giglio adjoining our house.
‘You will feel at home at Ala, a unique Hotel run by the Salmaso Family and its selected Staff.’
as elegant as Venice herself
Thomas G.: “🚢⛳️ Splendid Venice part of Starhotels collection
Look upon the internet see rooms and you won’t stay elsewhere.”
Just a few steps from some of the world’s greatest sights, the Splendid Venice is a charming luxury hotel, as elegant as Venice herself. It was first mentioned in the sixteenth century, the heyday of the Republic when it was known as the Black Hat Inn, where Calle Della Regina meets Rio dei Baretteri.
Over time, its various owners have expanded it and turned it into what you see today, two townhouses united in a harmonious ensemble. A place where passion, beauty, and memory come together to create an unforgettable experience.
The spirit of the old inn lives on. You can sense it in the warm, personal welcome and the cozy, intimate public areas – like the lobby, which eschews the classic open design for a succession of small Levantine parlors.
The Splendid Venice exudes an instantly seductive charm, a timeless, nonchalant model of perfection, made of subtle moods and exquisitely thoughtful attention to detail.
The hotel enjoys a central yet quiet location just a short stroll – or gondola ride – from some of the city’s iconic landmarks. There is also a water entrance and private mooring for boats on the Rio dei Baretteri.
The 165 rooms and suites offer Venetian elegance at its finest. Many vaunt wonderful views over the canals and rooftops, the bell towers, and the terraces, called “altanas”. All have luxurious, refined furnishings and exquisite details, where silver, brown, and lilac set the tone for the wallpaper and damask designs that evoke the Serenissima’s textile tradition.
The hotel offers so much more. Like the chance to contemplate Venetian majesty in tranquility. Like the breathtaking views, you can absorb from the hotel’s Altana overlooking the beautiful rooftops and bell towers of this floating city. Drink it all in with a classic Spritz, a Bellini, or an exclusive Laguna cocktail.
Staying at the Splendid Venice means plunging into the Serenissima’s soul at its most authentic. The restaurant promises a gourmet dining experience with an array of authentic Venetian recipes to savor.
The spacious meeting room accommodates up to 35 people in a relaxed, private setting for high-level events and meetings.
From the Les Clefs d’Or Concierge to the 24-hour room service, from the tranquil library to the delightful roof terrace, all our services are carefully crafted to make your stay simply unforgettable.
exclusive setting in the historic heart of Venice
Patty G..: “Dona Palace!! Amazing.”
A classy, elegant, luxury boutique hotel, the Donà Palace is a four-star property overlooking the Rio at the Doge’s Palace with its famous Bridge of Sighs, just a few steps from Europe’s largest drawing-room, Saint Mark’s Square.
The Hotel Donà Palace’s exclusive setting in the historic heart of Venice is favoured for its privileged position. Though close to so many important Venetian landmarks, the hotel’s luxurious lodgings and accommodation have a refreshingly intimate quiet ambience, blending perfectly with the reflecting warmth of Venetian gothic design.
Once the residence of the Doge Donà, this 14th-century palazzo, underwent a three year period of extensive restoration when the Hotel Donà Palace reopened in 2004. The facade conserves the original inset windows with their filigree arches known as “quadrifore”. The splendour of the marbles and woodwork were left untouched to preserve the charm and the characteristic architectonic details. The result is a beauty, purely Venetian, which can be glimpsed in many of the older building on the city’s canals. Here for centuries, prominent Venetian families manifested their wealth with lavish ornate palazzi. From the heart of the city’s historic district to the pulse of the best shopping paradise, the Hotel Donà Palace is captivating and exceeds expectations.
With the grand St Mark’s square and the Doge’s Palace, only 50 metres distant, the Hotel Donà Palace has the perfect setting in the historical centre of Venice.
To its more demanding guests, Hotel Dona Palace will offer, in the Executive Suites and Royal Suites, unrepeatable moments of precious relaxation in their rooms all featuring a unique and sophisticated style.
In the heart of Venice
An extraordinary scenery on the Lagoon, a few steps from Piazza San
Marco and the Biennale Gardens
Carolyn S.; ‘Definitely Hotel Metropole!”
The Metropole is an independent hotel in the heart of Venice, a position from which it dominates the lagoon, with a view of the island of San Giorgio.
A fascinating 5-star hotel where attention to detail and attentive service give emotion, to an extraordinary journey through time.
In the Castello district of Venice, you will find Hotel Metropole Venezia, located in the city center and on the water. Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark’s Basilica are notable landmarks, and the area’s natural beauty can be seen at Grand Canal and Giardini Della Biennale. Take the opportunity to discover the activities in the area, such as hot springs.
Family-friendly Castello hotel within walking distance of Bridge of Sighs
This hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge. Wifi in common areas is free. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and massage/treatment rooms. All 67 individually decorated rooms offer free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Egyptian cotton sheets and a pillow menu are provided for your comfort, as well as nice touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
Hotel Metropole Venezia offers 67 accommodations with minibars and safes. Each room is decorated and furnished in its own style. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton linens, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Guests can make free use of Wi-Fi.
Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. All rooms have desks and a telephone. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding are available upon request. An evening turndown service is offered and housekeeping is available daily.
The recreational activities listed below can be found on-site or in the immediate vicinity. Fees may apply.
Metropole Hotel Venezia SPA & Wellness has 1 treatment room. Services include massages and facials. You can choose from different treatment therapies, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa bath, steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.
THE SPLENDOR OF VENICE
David H.; ‘We have a friend who swears by the Una Hotel. But, that’s her first name, so there might be some bias involved. “
Maison Venezia of UNA Esventure is located in the heart of the historic Cannaregio district, in Venice. The prestigious building that houses the hotel has been restored and restored to its former glory: it promises its guests a comfortable stay, in the most authentic Venetian style. Each of the hotel’s 28 rooms has been beautifully furnished to give guests an unforgettable atmosphere, in the most romantic city in Italy.
The courteous and professional staff is available to offer traditional Italian hospitality and make your holiday truly memorable.
Before leaving to breathe the atmosphere of the most beautiful city in Italy, every morning, guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast in the elegant and bright UNA Café. Prepared with fresh, local, and high-quality Italian products, breakfast at Maison Venezia is a relaxing and refined meeting that defines the spirit of an idyllic and unforgettable day.
A free buffet is also served from 3 pm until 9 pm, offering guests an inviting taste of snacks, packaged biscuits, and soft drinks.
Maison Venezia is proud to welcome its guests with traditional and welcoming Italian hospitality, providing a tailor-made service to meet the needs of each guest. From babysitting to ironing and cleaning services, the professional and knowledgeable team can also provide suggestions and book motorboats, restaurants, excursions, guided tours, theater, and museum tickets. Upon request, personalized shopping tours can be arranged and, for optimal convenience, the hotel staff can book a taxi to pick up guests directly in front of the hotel.
For an elegant & personalized stay
Rosemary Longobardi-C.; ‘This is the one for us!”
With its 100 windows overlooking the San Marco basin, the Londra Palace has been the perfect retreat for those who enjoy authentic locations which don’t just conform with current fashions.
The view is always enchanting: choose between the San Marco Basin and the Venetian Lagoon on the one hand, or the historic city’s roofs and bell towers on the other.
The hotel is located on the Riva Degli Schiavoni, a few steps from Piazza San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs, and all the other places which are symbolic of the Venetian Republic, but it is also close to its most hidden and authentic corners.
The Do Leoni Restaurant focuses on the unique and magical moment of the evening, without haste, with an elegant service where creative dishes and important wine selections stand out, carefully matched to the dishes. The Bistrot by Do Leoni menu, instead, has been conceived with a fast and light formula, also suitable for a lunch break, without sacrificing quality and the refinement of Do Leoni Restaurant style.
The Picnic on the roof terrace is an absolutely unique experience and exclusive to us. The Londra Palace actually has one of the highest ‘turrets’ in Venice (the typical wooden terraces built over the roof), giving you a 360-degree view of the city. Our guests are given a full English picnic set, complete with everything they need to relax and enjoy magical, intimate moments.
UNIQUE DESIGNS TO WELCOME YOU TO VENICE – PURE CHARM BY THE LAGOON
Lori Swartz S.; “The staff is just wonderful. The location is just steps from the Vaporetto stop, six doors from the grocery store. The breakfast is incredible, the rooms are fantastic! And they have an elevator.”
Palazzo Veneziano is a new contemporary antique 4 Star Superior [****S] hotel in the world’s most mysterious destination – Venice. Allow yourself navigation back in time, within continuous contamination of unattended shapes and original situations embraced in an exclusive and historical area of Venice. Antique damasks in 4 different colors, bronze, glass, stones, and Venetian materials arriving from the past have been assembled into a new and original contemporary alchemy.
The 84 spacious rooms and suites perform an informal luxurious design with parquet floors, Murano glass lamps, Carrara Marble, Corian, and Chromotherapy to indulge in an unforgettable holiday.
Some of the rooms are on two floors, some have their own indoor or outdoor jacuzzi, others a private terrace with breath-taking views across the lagoon for a romantic holiday to satisfy every wish that Guests may have.
Focused on absolute perfection from every conceivable point of view, Palazzo Veneziano offers a rich and delicious continental breakfast buffet with a large variety of high-quality products.
Palazzo Veneziano, where ancient traditions meet modern philosophies, offers uninterrupted caring attention to their Guests and a sophisticated 24 hours service with a multilingual, fresh, and welcoming staff. Kissed by the sun, right at the waterfront, with two Vaporetto stops at its doors, Palazzo Veneziano is situated in Zattere – the best location in Venice to enjoy a stroll in the sun by the galleries and museums of modern art, restaurants, and typical Venetian bars.
Only a short walk away from the Maritime Passenger Terminal, one stop away from St. Mark’s Square, and 2 stops from the Piazzale Roma terminal hub, the location is ideal and easy to reach.
Palazzo Veneziano a new experience that awaits you in Venice
A Palazzo in the heart of Venice’s Dorsoduro quarter
Il Palazzo Experimental offers 32 elegantly designed rooms and suites, and a spacious back garden letting onto a quiet canal.
The hotel has twenty-eight comfortable rooms and three suites surrounded by natural light with views of the Canal Della Giudecca from the Palazzo’s front, or a secret garden in the back.
Il Palazzo Experimental is a crossroads for visitors and locals. The Palazzo is near to such cultural attractions as the Guggenheim Collection and the Galleria dell’Accademia, but slightly off the main tourist path, with a secret back garden that lets out onto a quiet canal served by the hotel’s own pontoon.
Dorothée Meilichzon’s design was inspired by signatures of the city like terrazzo floors and dramatic marble accents. Bathrooms, stocked with a curated selection of toiletries, are equally stylish, with black marble trims and hand-glazed tiles. As with all Experimental Group hotels, minibars are stocked with local specialties.
The Palazzo’s Dorsoduro neighborhood is slightly off of Venice’s main tourist path, yet hosts Galleria dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, making it the perfect place to let yourself amble in its charming streets.
The Ristorante Adriatica uses only seasonal, locally sourced ingredients, with an in-house wine bar that emphasizes regional producers. The cocktail bar, designed by Cristina Celestino, is signed Experimental Cocktail Club.
Venice was considered the first international center of finance. The cosmopolitan city-state used its wealth to fund the flourishing Renaissance, resulting in painting, sculpture, and architecture that changed the world. In the centuries hence, with its unsurpassable beauty and richness, Venice has remained a magnet for art and culture, a spectacular destination that should be experienced by everyone at least once.
5-star hotel in Venice center
Palazzina Grassi is the one and only hotel in Italy designed by Philippe Starck and has revolutionized the whole concept of top-end hospitality and style, creating a gem of a location with alluring beauty and a sensual atmosphere.
Entering Palazzina Grassi feels like being welcomed into someone’s spectacular home: warm and cozy, elegant and refined. And you will feel at home here too!
A magical space embodying a deep love for Venice history, culture, and contemporary life, Palazzina Grassi allows its guests to experience the “City of the Doges” like nowhere else.
It is a unique lifestyle concept that creates a totally “ExtraOrdinary” place, fascinating its guests wherever they come from.
Some suites offer a spectacular view over the Grand Canal, while the Junior Suites, Deluxe, and Superior rooms look out over the rose rooftops of Venice.
All rooms and suites in Palazzina Grassi, the 5-star hotel in Venice center, are elegant, bright, and have a unique, extraordinary and contemporary charm right in the heart of a spectacular, historical building.
The French architecture and design genius, Philippe Starck, has created a variety of rooms and suites designed to guarantee our guests outstanding quality and a truly unique hotel experience in Venice. Each room, furnished with modern materials of exceptional quality, embodies his imagination, creativity, and unmistakable style.
This hallmark approach allows guests to choose from a variety of options, including Suites with a view of the Grand Canal, Junior Suites, and Deluxe, also with terrace overlooking the beautiful, romantic rooftops of Venice, or comfortable Superior rooms.
L’eleganza di un soggiorno
in un Palazzo Veneziano
Alwi; “I have stayed at Monaco Grand Canal and I would strongly recommend it. The location is excellent on the Grand Canal and next to the San Marco Piazza, food is superb and service impeccable.”
Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal welcomes you in a historic building from the early 1600s located in the heart of Venice, a few steps from Piazza San Marco, its Basilica, and the Doge’s Palace. Splendidly overlooking the Grand Canal, it offers direct access through its exclusive and scenographic “water door”.
The panorama that opens before your eyes from the rooms and from the restaurant terrace is extraordinary: you can admire from here the entire San Marco Basin with the island of San Giorgio and Giudecca, Punta Della Dogana, and the Baroque Basilica of the Madonna. of health.
The structure consists of 92 rooms, many of which have a view of the Grand Canal and the bell tower of San Marco. Definitely worth discovering is the Grand Canal Restaurant with an indoor dining room and a splendid outdoor terrace; the sumptuous Ridotto, a multipurpose room surrounded by more intimate settings, perfect for organizing celebratory, convivial, or corporate events.
Refined environments characterized by the perfect combination of tradition and innovation, combined with an attentive and courteous staff, make your stay at Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal an unforgettable experience.
Splurge on the city view right on the canal
The Palace, splendidly overlooking the right bank of the Grand Canal, between the Church of San Stae and Ca’ Pesaro, has witnessed several centuries of history. Erected in the 1500s as the noble residence of the Coccina Family, it first passed into the hands of the Foscarini and then of the Giovanelli, hosting a series of eminent personalities: in the 1700s it was the abode of Marco Foscarini, future Doge of the Republic of Venice, of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, on his visit to the city with his family, and Frederik Christian IV, King of Denmark.
The elegant architecture, rich in polychrome marbles, and the sumptuous interiors of Palazzo Giovanelli, enhanced by vintage frescoes and decorations, invite to relive and savor the splendors of Venice history comforted by the amenities of modernity.
Nowadays the palace is Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli, a charming, high-class 4-star hotel, that offers refined, cozy Rooms and Suites and sophisticated services: from the reception open 24 hours a day to private transfers, from the American bar to the meeting room and free tours to Murano.
Located between Cà Pesaro and the Church of San Stae, directly overlooking the Grand Canal, Hotel P is in Venice, in the Santa Croce area. In a quiet, peaceful position, it makes it possible to reach easily and in a few minutes by foot or by Vaporetto St Mark’s Square (1,3 km away from the hotel), with the splendid St Mark’s Basilica and the fascinating Doge’s Palace, the Rialto area with the well-known Rialto Bridge (only 600 m from the hotel), the bacari and its famous market and the most evocative places in Venice.
In the proximity of the hotel, there is the Venice Casino, the prestigious Ca’ D’Oro with Galleria Franchetti, and some of the most renown Civic Museums of Venice, like the Modern Art Museum and the Oriental Art Museum of Ca’ Pesaro, the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo and the Natural History Museum of Venice in Fondaco dei Turchi.
The hotel is at a 10-minute walk from the “Venezia Santa Lucia” railway station and at only 20 meters from the Vaporetto stop, with which it is possible to reach quickly St Mark’s Square.
The rooms have a refinement suspended between the charm of the past and contemporary modernity, with classy details and a privileged view on the Grand Canal. Every room is unique and special. The Rooms and Suites have comfortable spaces and contemporary style, first-quality amenities, and valuable finishes. Large and wonderfully furnished, the most exclusive Suites are enhanced by original XVI century frescoes and stuccos, Murano glass chandeliers, canopy beds, and ceilings with exposed beams.
‘Wonderful hotel. Quiet location. Shuttle taxi to St Mark’s Square. Splurge on the city view right on the canal. We were there in October and absolutely loved it!’
enjoy the extraordinary view of Rialto Bridge
A unique place to appreciate and admire the magic of Venice, in Rialto.
In the heart of Venice, facing the Rialto Bridge, lies the world’s most beautiful city just waiting to be experienced.
Rialto Unique Experience is pleased to offer three different living experiences, allowing guests to live their Venetian holiday in a hotel or according to their own desires.
At Hotel Rialto you will find all the modern comforts and services you can expect from this 4-star hotel in Venice. In the common rooms, you will find: internet point, safety box, an elevator to conveniently access the different floors and the panoramic terrace, concierge service is always available to guests, money exchange, luggage service and 24h reception, multilingual staff, laundry service, room service, and bar.
From April to October, breakfast is served on the terrace on the ground floor, from where you can enjoy the extraordinary view of Rialto Bridge. Rooms come with a bathtub or shower, air conditioning, direct telephone line, satellite TV, minibar, and dryer. In front of the hotel, you will find the landing for the gondolas, water taxis, and the Vaporetto ACTV 1 and 2.
Stay in a traditional building with 79 rooms, 28 of which overlook the Grand Canal, completely refurnished in a combination of modern and Venetian style.
The terrace restaurant and bar offer an ever-changing view of the daily life of the busy and colorful Grand Canal which the hotel faces. Ideally placed for exploration and discovery of the city. Picture yourself sitting at your Double Classic room window gazing out at the Rialto Bridge (one of the most famous landmarks in Venice) or even the typical courtyard and Venetian lanes. Below the bridge’s arch, a steady stream of gondolas and boats make their way along the Grand Canal and the water-buses stop a few steps from the Hotel placing all of Venice at your disposal.
The Junior Suites with a view of the Canal Grande and Rialto Bridge are the perfect setting for your romantic stay in Venice.
From here, you’ll be able to admire the Canal Grande and its reflection of Venice painted by the light, as the gondolas float by under the Rialto Bridge.
A tranquil alternative is the Junior Suites facing onto an internal street of the hotel. Measuring from 18 to 25 sq. m, and all with a private bath, they allow for the addition of a third bed and cot on request.