The 11 Best Hotels on Capri
Nov 19, 2018
We've spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of hotels in Venice. Bon voyage!
Updated Jan 16, 2019
Rated 9.5 in 337 reviews. 82 rooms.
“Simply the most beautiful hotell I have ever stayed at. The staff, the rooms, everything was best in class. The restaurant was outstanding with great food and an amazing view of the canal. Highly recommended!”
Restored to its original splendour, The Gritti Palace is set in a former noble residence on Venice's Grand Canal, with views of Santa Maria delle Salute Church. All luxurious rooms feature antiques and Murano glass.
The rooms come with air conditioning, a satellite flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom complete with bathrobes and slippers. Some rooms offer views of the Grand Canal, or of the city.
The Gritti Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from La Fenice Opera House and 500 metres from St. Mark’s Square. The vaporetto water bus stop at Santa Maria del Giglio is 400 metres away.
The hotel's Club del Doge restaurant serves dishes made with fresh ingredients from the Rialto Market. Breakfast is served in an elegant room with crystal chandeliers.
Rated 9.3 in 101 reviews. 17 rooms.
“Excellent new hotel with fantastic staff. Modern rooms, which is not common in Venice, and very clean. Centrally located on the Grand Canal, next to Rialto bridge, with a beautiful view of the canal.”
Located in the San Polo district, Riva del Vin BOUTIQUE HOTEL offers rooms with free WiFi in central Venice, 100 metres from Rialto Bridge and a 10-minute walk from St. Mark's Square and Basilica.
All air conditioned, rooms are fitted with a desk and a flat-screen TV. Some rooms boast views of Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal.
A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the property. Guests can also enjoy the on-site bar.
Staff at the 24-hour front desk can help you plan your stay.
Venice Marco Polo Airport is 10 km from the property.
Rated 9.1 in 680 reviews. 190 rooms.
“It's a beautiful property on it's own island far from the chaos of San Marco with great views of Venice. The shuttle ride is super relaxing and great sightseeing as well. A perfect hotel!”
With an exclusive location, on its own island, the San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice features 2 bars, 3 gourmet restaurants, and elegantly decorated rooms. It has a swimming pool and a terrace overlooking the lagoon.
The rooms are spacious and fitted with elegant furnishings. Each comes with an LCD flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom made of Italian marble. Some rooms have Terrazzo floors, some overlook the lagoon, and some have a seating area.
At the San Clemente Palace you can relax and unwind by the pool, set in the property's own park and equipped with gazebos and plenty of tables and chairs. Guests can enjoy the tennis court and fitness area.
A free shuttle boat to and from St. Mark's square to San Clemente Island runs with a regular service.
Rated 8.2 in 193 reviews. 22 rooms.
“Simply a beautiful hotel. If you have an eye for interior design, this is the place to be. Comfortable rooms with all the amenities and beautiful and well equipped bathrooms. Very romantic and relaxing!”
PalazzinaG is located in the historic centre of Venice, just off the Canal Grande canal, and 700 metres from the Fenice Theatre. This is the first Italian hotel designed by Philippe Starck, the only one in Venice.
PalazzinaG's air-conditioned rooms feature a satellite TV, and a minibar. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the whole building. Room service is available 24 hours a day.
At the PG's Restaurant and Krug Terrace you can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, and taste the delights prepared by the chef, at any time of the day.
Rated 9.4 in 380 reviews. 18 rooms.
“Beautiful palazzo right on grand canal. The 15th-century building has been renovated without losing its soul. Very friendly and supportive staff and an amazing restaurant. Highly recommend!”
Housed in a 16th-century building overlooking the Grand Canal in Venice, Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel offers elegant rooms and suites, as well as a fine restaurant. Guests can relax in the property's courtyard.
All rooms and suites comes with a minibar and a TV with Sky and Mediaset Premium channels. They are complete with marble bathrooms, bathrobes and slippers. Free WiFi is available throughout.
At the on-site Michelin- starred restaurant, the Glam, guests can enjoy the exclusive cuisine and the Executive Chef Donato Ascani.
Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Venice Santa Lucia Train Station and St.Mark's Square. San Stae water bus stop is just a few steps from the property.
Rated 9.3 in 1110 reviews. 43 rooms.
“The interiors were very unique and inviting. The room was incredible. I’m pretty picky on bathrooms and this was top notch. Everything was amazing and totally exceeded my expectations!”
Hotel L' Orologio offers accommodation next to the Grand Canal in Venice, a 5-minute walk from Rialto Bridge and 600 metres from Campo San Polo Square. WiFi is free throughout.
The elegant, air-conditioned rooms are all soundproofed and hypoallergenic. They come with parquet floors, satellite TV, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.
Guets of the L' Orologio Hotel have access to a terrace and a snack bar. Restaurants, cafes, and shops are within 100 metres of the property.
St. Mark's Square and Santa Maria Formosa Square are 900 metres away, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is 2 km from the L' Orologio.
A 15-minute walk takes you to Venezia Santa Lucia train station.
Rated 8.4 in 551 reviews. 197 rooms.
“Fabulous hotel! I have had the pleasure of staying there a few times and it is always an amazing experience from the private hotel boat to the accommodations to the wonderful kind people that are a part of the Excelsior.”
Set right on the beach on Venice Lido, this 5-star hotel offers a peaceful location and a large heated outdoor pool. A free regular launch service takes guests to across the lagoon to St. Mark's Square in the heart of Venice.
Opened in 1908, Hotel Excelsior Venice boasts a distinctive Moorish architecture, decorated with crystal chandeliers and rich fabrics.
The property was refurbished in 2013 and equipped with new tapestries and carpets, free Wi-Fi access in all areas including the beach, and a gym with modern machineries.
All spacious rooms come with a plasma-screen satellite TV and a minibar. Each room has a private bathroom with soft bathrobes and slippers. Some rooms overlook the Adriatic Sea, others have panoramic views across to Venice, and other overlook the Moorish courtyard.
The Excelsior's Tropicana restaurant serves Mediterranean dishes for lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy romantic candlelit dinners on the summer terrace, or a cocktail with live music in the Blue Bar. The Elimar Beach Bar Restaurant, located on the beach, is open from 07:00 until 20:00.
Tennis and golf courts are available nearby.
Rated 9.6 in 212 reviews. 5 rooms.
“Small and very cozy hotel with amazing staff that went out of their way to make everything smooth and perfect. Turkish bath is a great extra to have especially when it's cold out.”
Liassidi Wellness Suites offers accommodation in Venice. You can enjoy breakfast in the privacy of your room or in the peaceful garden.
Boasting a Turkish bath in the private bathroom, rooms come with a seating area to relax and a satellite flat-screen TV. A coffee machine, bathrobes and slippers are also available.
There is a 24-hour front desk at the property, as well as a bar.
Basilica San Marco is 500 metres from Liassidi Wellness Suites, while Piazza San Marco is 600 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Marco Polo Airport, 8 km from the property.
Rated 9.0 in 1334 reviews. 27 rooms.
“Beautiful location and very clean and comfortable. The bathroom was amazing with a lighted rain shower. Less than 5 min walk to the square and one of the best rated restaurants is right next to the hotel.”
Dona Palace is a 4-star boutique hotel 2 minutes' walk from Saint Mark's Square in central Venice. Facing the Ducal Palace's canal, it offers elegant Venetian-style rooms with an LCD satellite TV, minibar and free Wi-Fi.
Set in a 14th-century building, rooms and suites at Hotel Dona Palace have a classic design with wood furniture and carpeted floors. Each one has air conditioning and a private bathroom with hairdryer and toiletries. Some are fitted with wooden floors.
An American breakfast is served each morning. The hotel has its own internal garden, where drinks are served in summer, and a landing dock for water taxis.
A pleasant 5-minute walk will take you to the Bridge of Sighs.
Rated 8.8 in 1489 reviews. 210 rooms.
“The location is amazing, the staff highly professional and the food and amenities were awesome. Unique property which is a destination itself. I’ll definitely return!”
Overlooking Venice Lagoon, Hotel Danieli is a legendary hotel 200 metres from St. Mark's Square. Each room is spacious and finely furnished. The staff provides an unmatchable service.
This award-winning Luxury Collection Hotel is comprised of 3 separate buildings, dating back to the 14th, 19th, and 20th centuries, and connected by covered bridges. The nearest water-bus stop is just a 2-minute walk away.
All rooms and suites feature an LCD satellite TV, air conditioning, and an Italian-marble bathroom with bathrobe and slippers. Some rooms offer views of the lagoon.
The panoramic restaurant Terrazza Danieli offers amazing views and an exquisite menu. Drinks are served in the Bar Terrazza Danieli or the sophisticated Bar Dandolo.
Rated 9.2 in 833 reviews. 144 rooms.
“Great hotel! Rooms were modern and staff was very, very responsive. The food was delicious and the location was within easy walking distance from San Marco Square.”
Situated in Venice, a 10-minute walk from Santa Lucia Train Station, NH Venezia Rio Novo offers free WiFi.
All rooms at the hotel are air conditioned and equipped with a minibar. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.
A buffet breakfast is available each morning.
When guests need guidance on where to visit, the reception will be happy to provide advice.
NH Venezia Rio Novo is located a short distance from attractions such as Rialto Bridge, Ca' d'Oro and Piazza San Marco, all within 2 km of the property. Venice Marco Polo Airport is a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Jan 16, 2019