Luxury Hotels in Venice
Hotel Danieli Venice
is Venice’s most famous and prestigious hotel, synonymous with high class, splendor and beauty. It can be described as legendary. More: it’s part of Venice history.
Hotel Danieli is a 5-star high-luxury hotel dominating the magnificent Lagoon of Venice, 3-4 minutes’ walk from Saint Mark’s Square, 2 minutes’ walk from the Bridge of Sighs, a few steps from Palazzo Ducale, the Doge’s Palace.
Hotel Danieli is on the Riva degli Schiavoni, a lovely promenade along the waterfront of St. Mark’s Basin, with the gondolas moored on its side.
The hotel, whose full name is Hotel Danieli, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice, is right in front of the vaporetto motor-bus San Zaccaria (Piazza San Marco) stop, 2 minutes’ walk from it.
Staying at the Danieli, which has won the Luxury Collection Hotel award, is a true experience of what living in a historic Venetian palace must have been. It comprises three buildings, going back to the 14th, 19th and 20th centuries, linked by covered bridges.
The hotel’s rooftop terrace and the panoramic Restaurant Terrazza Danieli with Bar afford extraordinary views of the Grand Canal, St. Mark’s Basin and the lagoon. From the restaurant’s interior you can have mesmerising views of the Doge’s Palace and the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute.
Both the hotel’s common spaces and its suites and rooms contain a collection of precious, historic art and antiques sometimes restored by the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, exquisite Murano glass and splendid tapestries, seamlessly blended with modern comforts.
The Danieli has: a fitness center; English-speaking staff offering superb service; room service; the Danieli Wine Suite for a unique experience of wine tasting; the breathtaking Bar Dandolo.
Rooms and suites are spacious and finely furnished in a traditional Venetian style, and have free WiFi and air conditioning.
When booking, you can choose rooms and suites with views of Venice’s lagoon, the Grand Canal or San Giorgio Island with San Giorgio Maggiore Church.
Prices start at 400 euros.
Splendid Venice Starhotels
is a beautiful, luxury 4-star hotel on the banks of a lovely canal in the heart of Venice, 5 minutes’ walk from Saint Mark’s Square, Saint Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, Rialto Bridge and the Bridge of Sighs. Reachable by gondola or water taxi, which can anchor at a private dock, the hotel has views of romantic bridges and sights rarely seen.
Splendid Venice Starhotels is in a superb location in the center of the historic part of Venice, close to all the main points of interest in the city.
This canal-side hotel with landing pier has many other attractions, including a magnificent rooftop terrace overlooking the city of Venice, a city called the Serenissima (most serene), fascinating and full of mystery.
Splendid Venice Hotel’s public areas and rooms are elegantly modern. The hotel has English-speaking staff; the elegant Le Maschere restaurant overlooking the canal and the gondolas, adorned by Venetian carnival masks and polished bronze sculptures; a design lounge bar with large arched windows affording breathtaking canal views; 24-hour front desk; room service; business center.
Venice’s train station Santa Lucia can be reached from the hotel by Vaporetto (water bus) line 2, and the closest water-bus stop is Rialto, 5 minutes’ walk from Splendid Venice.
Splendid Venice Starhotels has ample choice and different types of accommodation, including family rooms and suites sleeping up to 4 guests.
Rooms and suites have free WiFi, air conditioning, coffee machine, tea/coffee maker, satellite TV, desk, minibar, games, safe, private bathroom with soft bathrobe, slippers, free toiletries and hairdryer.
Some rooms and suites, which you can choose when booking, have a Venetian canal view.
Many suites, which you can choose when you book, have a large lounge, terrace with canal view or other great views of Venice, 2 bathrooms, 2 mini-bars, hydromassage bath, or butler service upon arrival.
Prices start at 170 euros.
Baglioni Hotel Luna
is one of the most sought-after hotels in Venice.
Baglioni Hotel Luna, whose full name is Baglioni Hotel Luna The Leading Hotels of the World Venice, is an outstanding 5-star hotel in a really hard-to beat location, 150 yards (2 minutes’ walk) from St Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), in the heart of Venice, and a short stroll from the main art and history attractions, landmarks, galleries, museums and designer shops.
It is housed in a splendid, aristocratic, historic Venetian palace right in the heart of the city, and it is one of the most central hotels in Venice: Saint Mark’s Square is so close that you can almost touch the Florian Cafe.
Baglioni Hotel Luna is facing the San Marco Basin and the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, offering stunning views of them and across the lagoon.
While the surroundings are poetically impressive, Baglioni Hotel Luna’s interiors are magnificent, with original frescoed ceilings, marble, Murano glass chandeliers, paintings and antique furniture.
The hotel has an award-winning restaurant, and its cellars offer a comprehensive choice of Italian and international wines.
Breakfast is traditionally served in the spectacular Salone Marco Polo drawing room, frescoed by pupils of the great 18th-century Venetian artist Tiepolo, also serving as Ballroom for banquets, meetings and cocktail parties.
Snacks and drinks are available throughout the day from the hotel’s stylish Caffè Baglioni, which overlooks a canal that runs alongside the hotel, and affords a delightful view of the celebrated Giardini Reali of Piazza San Marco gardens, near the piazza: the perfect place to relax after a day spent sightseeing or shopping.
Baglioni Hotel Luna has its own private dock where you can arrive by gondola or motor boat. There is also the San Marco-Vallaresso Vaporetto water-bus stop only 50 yards from the hotel.
Rooms and suites can sleep up to 5 guests; they are spacious, elegant, and have antique furniture, marble bathrooms, Murano glass chandeliers. They have free WiFi, air conditioning, private bathroom, TV, minibar, and other amenities.
Suites also have extra facilities (eg tumble dryer), and, in addition to bedroom and bathroom, comprise separate living room (some with sofa bed), or 2 bedrooms, or seating area. Some suites have 2 bathrooms.
When booking, you can choose rooms or suites with views of the rooftops of Venice, a canal, or the lagoon, some with a balcony or spacious terrace overlooking the San Marco Basin and the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore.
Prices start at 400 euros.
is, as the photo shows, right on a Venetian canal with gondolas at its pier.
Hotel Bonvecchiati is a 4 star hotel with surprisingly low rates in a splendid central location, between Saint Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge, 3-4 minutes’ walk from both.
The hotel is housed in a historic palazzo, which has been famous for centuries in Venice for its stupendous, large and panoramic terrace, which now hosts the hotel’s restaurant.
Situated in the heart of original Venice, Hotel Bonvecchiati has its own canal water-landing for direct arrivals by motor boat, water taxi and gondolas.
All important museums and art galleries are a short walk from the hotel. The hotel’s nearest public transport Vaporetto water-bus stop is Rialto Stop 7.
Hotel Bonvecchiati is not just in a picturesque location. It has an astonishingly elegant and exquisite restaurant with views of the canal, with a waterside terrace extending all round the hotel. You can experience the romance of Venice from the hotel’s beautiful terrace overlooking the canal while enjoying your meal. The cuisine of Restaurant La Terrazza (Venetian, Italian and international) is first class and its wine cellar excellent.
Hotel Bonvecchiati has large halls in modern Venetian style, enriched by marble.
Other hotel facilities include staff speaking fluent English; 24-hour front desk providing tourist information and reserving gondolas, tours and guided excursions in the city and to the islands; bar; lobby; room service; laundry services; conference and banquet facilities, and many more services.
Rooms have air conditioning, free WiFi, TV with satellite and Pay-per-view Channels, minibar, safety deposit box, private bathroom providing bathrobe, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryer.
Many rooms, which you can choose when you book, have views over the canal or the city streets and the surrounding rooftops.
Public parking is available at a location nearby, reservation is needed and charges may apply.
Prices start at 100 euros.
Hotel Cavalletto e Doge Orseolo
is a highly popular, good-value-for-money 4-star hotel in a superb location, right behind St. Mark’s Square, overlooking the gondola station in the Orseolo Basin, just in the heart of Venice.
The Orseolo Basin is one of the most celebrated and lovely places of Venice old town centre, with an exclusive access to the splendour of Piazza San Marco, Saint Mark’s Square.
San Marco-Vallaresso vaporetto water-bus stop is 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Opened in 1308, Hotel Cavalletto e Doge Orseolo is one of the oldest hotels in Venice.
The hotel is one minute’s walk from the Bell Tower of St. Mark’s Basilica, 5 minutes’ walk from the Bridge of Sighs and Rialto Bridge, and a short walk from all main sites of interest in Venice.
Hotel Cavalletto e Doge Orseolo has English-speaking and multilingual staff, a private pier, a stylish restaurant serving typical Venetian cuisine which is recommended by guide books, an elegant bar, snack bar, 24-hour front desk, meeting facilities, concierge service, tour and ticket service, room service, luggage storage, babysitting and child services, and other facilities.
Both the hotel’s bar and breakfast room have views of the Orseolo Basin.
All rooms are classically furnished in elegant Venetian style.
Rooms have free WiFi, air conditioning, satellite TV, safety deposit box, minibar, en-suite bathroom with free toiletries and hairdryer, and other amenities.
Some rooms, which you can choose when you book, have beautiful views of the gondolas in the Orseolo Basin.
Other rooms which you can choose overlook a small square or a canal.
Prices start at 100 euros.
is an impressive 4-star hotel in the center of Venice, in an excellent position 200 yards (5 minutes’ walk) from Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square), and a short walk from all the main tourist sights of the city.
Public transport and a vaporetto stop are 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel, which is in Via (or “Calle”, as Venetians say) XXII Marzo, one of Venice’s most important streets and the most fashionable street for shopping, with its many big labels and designer brand names.
Hotel Saturnia is housed in a precious 14th-century palace, one of the oldest in Venice, which was the residence of the noble Pisani family.
The hotel building’s architecture is traditional Venetian, with stone-clad base. The hotel interiors show many signs of the palace’s historic beauty.
The large hall on the ground floor, characteristic of Venetian patrician palaces, captures the ambience of ancient Venice with its wooden staircase and heavy iron chandeliers. Large landings, fireplaces, high coffered ceilings, antique furniture, stained glass windows, charming halls in very classic style are part of the hotel interiors.
The hotel has a famous restaurant, La Caravella, opened in 1963, with a characteristic elegant ambience recreating the interior of an ancient sailing ship, or caravel. It is specialised in historic Venetian traditional cuisine, served during the long Italian summer in a typical Venetian courtyard decorated with plants. From its early beginnings La Caravella has always been considered one of the best restaurants in Venice, and it’s one of the city’s historic, international venues.
A curiosity: La Caravella Restaurant replaced the prestigious Ciro’s Bar, the American bar that was serving international cocktails and drinks and was favoured by Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, who mentioned it in her writings.
Hotel Saturnia has a solarium terrace with astonishing views of Venice rooftops and the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute dome, where you can sip a chilled aperitif, cocktail or glass of wine at the end of a day of buzzing sightseeing.
The hotel is only 100 yards from the famous 18th-century La Fenice Theatre, 10 minutes’ walk from Rialto Bridge and few miutes’ walk from the spectacular Basilica of San Marco and the Doge’s Palace with the Bridge of Sighs.
Hotel Saturnia has its own private dock for water taxis, the fastest and most comfortable way of transport. Alternatively, the Alilaguna shuttle service stops at St. Mark’s, from where it’s a short walk to the Saturnia Hotel. The vaporetto water-bus stop, Calle Vallaresso, is 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Hotel facilities include Spa and Fitness facilities, bar.
Hotel Saturnia has, among others, triple and quadruple rooms.
Rooms and suites are spacious, beautiful, furnished with style, all different, with chandeliers, tapestry rugs, dark wooden beams, gilt mirrors, columns, wood panelling, ornately carved ceilings and Venetian antiques.
Rooms and suites have free WiFi, air conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV, safety deposit box, minibar, en-suite marble bathroom with free toiletries and hairdryer, and other amenities.
Suites are larger and have views, wood-beamed ceilings or frescoes, spa bath, a soft bathrobe and slippers.
Prices start at 100 euros.
Hotel Savoia & Jolanda
is in a particularly good location, a very elegant 4-star hotel on the waterfront of Riva degli Schiavoni, only 200 yards (3 minutes’ walk) from Saint Mark’s Square, 2 minutes’ walk from the Bridge of Sighs, less than a minute’s walk from the San Zaccaria vaporetto (water bus) stop, in one of the best locations in Venice.
Hotel Savoia & Jolanda is well serviced by the vaporetto water-bus lines 41 and 51, linking with Santa Lucia Train Station and the Piazzale Roma car park in 25 minutes.
All Venice main attractions are a short walk from the hotel.
Hotel Savoia & Jolanda has two parts: the Savoia wing overlooking the breathtaking St. Mark’s Basin on the Venetian Lagoon, and the Jolanda wing facing the delightful little square Campo San Zaccaria and the splendid Renaissance facade of the church by the same name, beneath which are the remains of Venice’s oldest crypt.
The hotel has a restaurant with a beautiful terrace overlooking St. Mark’s Basin and the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, where you can savour delicious food while you watch the awakening of the Lagoon.
The staff are English-speaking and multilingual. Hotel Savoia & Jolanda has bar, 24-hour front desk, fitness centre, room service and plenty of other facilities.
Rooms and suites are in Venetian style.
They have free WiFi, air conditioning, TV with satellite channels, minibar, private bathroom with free toiletries and hairdryer, safety deposit box, and other amenities; almost all have soft bathrobes and slippers.
When you book, you can choose rooms or suites with lagoon view.
Suites have a seating area, are more spacious and have views across the Lagoon and the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore with the Renaissance Church of San Giorgio.
Prices start at 150 euros.
Hotel Pesaro Palace Venice
is a very popular, value-for-money, 4-star boutique hotel in a central location, right on the northern curve of the Grand Canal, in Calle Cà D’Oro, with the Cà d’Oro water-bus (or “vaporetto”) stop right in front of the hotel and the famous Ca’ d’Oro 1 minute’s walk from it.
The hotel is set in the majestic, beautifully-restored 15th-century Giustinian Ravà Palace, on Venice’s main island, in the heart of the world-famous Cannaregio, one of the six “sestieri”, or historic districts, in which the city of Venice is divided.
Hotel Pesaro Palace Venice is 5 minutes’ walk from Rialto Bridge and less than 15 minutes’ walk from Saint Mark’s Square.
The hotel’s connections to public transport are very good.
You arrive in Venice at either Santa Lucia Train Station (with direct link from Marco Polo Airport) or Piazzale Roma, the site of the island’s bus terminals and main car park. From either, the main water-bus line takes you to the Cà d’Oro stop in few minutes (4 stops), or alternatively it’s easy to walk the 1 km (0.6 miles) to the hotel.
Piazza San Marco and the other landmarks are also reachable by a short walk or by the regular water-bus that stops in front of the hotel.
Hotel Pesaro Palace is also just in front of the water taxi stand on the Grand Canal.
The hotel’s location is brilliant, but that’s not all. The hotel inside is something else. The Pesaro Hotel is rich in antique furnishings, precious art and extremely fine decor.
Hotel Pesaro Palace Venice has a delightful internal courtyard and a garden of 50 square meters with tables and chairs. The staff speak English and other languages. Facilities include bar and 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi is available in the hotel’s public areas.
Rooms and suites have air conditioning, minibar, flat-screen TV, bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries, and more amenities, and are in Venetian-style, decorated with classic furniture and Murano glass lamps.
Suites have a seating area and view of the garden or internal courtyard.
Some suites, which you can choose when you book, have a lounge, a hydro massage bath and shower, and views of the Grand Canal.
Prices start at 100 euros.