The 14 Best Hotels in Venice
We’ve spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of luxury, boutique and cool hotels in Venice. Bon voyage!Hannah, Travel Blogger
Riva del Vin Boutique Hotel
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.
Located 5 minutes' walk from St. Mark's Square, Splendid Venice - Starhotels Collezione is set on a canal in the Mercerie area of Venice. It features a private pier, a gourmet restaurant, and a rooftop terrace overlooking Venice.
Elegant air-conditioned rooms at the Splendid Venice each feature a satellite TV and a minibar. Free WiFi is included in some rooms. The private bathroom includes a soft bathrobe and slippers, and some rooms have a canal view.
An American buffet breakfast is provided daily, while Le Maschere restaurant serves traditional Venetian dishes and seafood. Guests can enjoy drinks at the Altana rooftop terrace.
Venice’s Santa Lucia Station is 3 km away, reachable by Vaporetto water bus line 2. The nearest water bus stop is Rialto, 5 minutes' walk from the hotel. The Rialto Bridge is 350 metres away on foot.
Palazzina Grassi 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.
Palazzina Grassi'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 Palazzina The Restaurant and The Terrace you can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, and taste the delights prepared by the chef.
The Gritti Palace
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, Venice 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.
Boasting a terrace, Palazzo Pianca is set in the centre of Venice, 300 metres from La Fenice Theatre. The property is located 1.5 km from Ca' d'Oro, 500 metres from Olivetti Exhibitionn Centre and 600 metres from Procuratie Vecchie. The property is allergy-free and is situated 600 metres from Piazza San Marco.
The guest house will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bidet.
Popular points of interest near Palazzo Pianca include Basilica San Marco, Doge's Palace and Rialto Bridge. The nearest airport is Venice Marco Polo Airport, 18 km from the accommodation.
Il Palazzo Experimental
Il Palazzo Experimental offers accommodation in Venice's Dorsoduro district, 1.7 km from St. Mark's Square and Basilica and within a 20-minute walk of Rialto Bridge. Housed in a traditional Venetian palace, the hotel includes a back garden overlooking a canal, a restaurant and a wine bar.
Featuring a contemporary design, rooms come with a wardrobe, a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Some units offer views of the Canale della Giudecca, while others overlook the garden. Free WiFi is available throughout.
A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the accommodation. The restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients.
Il Palazzo Experimental is 850 metres from Peggy Guggenheim Collection and 550 metres from Gallerie dell'Accademia.
Palazzo Morosini Degli Spezieri
Located in Venice, Palazzo Morosini Degli Spezieri - Apartments offers a shared terrace and accommodation with a TV. Complimentary WiFi is provided.
Each unit features a dishwasher, oven, a coffee machine, as well as a microwave and kettle. There is a private bathroom with free toiletries in each unit, along with a hairdryer.
Guests can also relax in the garden.
Popular points of interest near Palazzo Morosini Degli Spezieri - Apartments include Rialto Bridge and Basilica San Marco. Venice Marco Polo Airport is 13 km from the property.
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.
H10 Palazzo Canova
H10 Palazzo Canova is situated in Venice and features a terrace and a bar. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi. The property is close to popular attractions like Ca' d'Oro, Rialto Bridge and San Michele Cemetery.
Guest rooms at the hotel are fitted with a seating area, a TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a bath. H10 Palazzo Canova offers some units with views of Rialto Bridge, and all rooms come with a coffee machine. All units include a desk.
Speaking English and Spanish at the 24-hour front desk, staff are always on hand to help.
San Michele Cemetery is 700 metres from the accommodation, while Basilica San Marco is 700 metres from the property. Venice Marco Polo Airport is 21 km away.
Hotel Donà Palace
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.
Facing the Venetian lagoon and just steps from San Marco, Hotel Danieli, Venice is a 5-star property with elegant and spacious accommodations, while the rooftop restaurant, Terrazza Danieli offers spectacular lagoon views. The historic hotel showcases majestic Venetian architecture that dates back as far as the 14th Century.
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.
Hotel Indigo Venice - Sant'Elena
Hotel Indigo Venice - Sant'Elena is a former Venetian convent with well-kept gardens, offering charming rooms with modern design and a LCD 40-inch TV. Free WiFi is available throughout.
The hotel is located on the south-eastern corner of Venice, close to the Giardini della Biennale and the Parco delle Rimembranze gardens.
Guests can enjoy the Savor Restaurant Bar & Garden, which serves international dishes with seasonal ingredients.
Saint Mark's Square is reached through a beautiful 30-minute stroll along Riva degli Schiavoni.
Liassidi Wellness Suites
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.
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.