Hotels in Venice

The 178-room Hotel Excelsior, on the Venetian island of Lido, first opened in 1908, and has remained one of Italy’s top-notch luxury hotels for more than a century.

Historic palazzo with original 19th-century furnishings and unbeatable lagoon views, located minutes from the Piazza San Marco, at a nice price.

Room to Book: Room 106—Tchaikovsky composed the first four movements of his Fourth Symphony here.


Guests should expect to be lulled to sleep by the opera-singing gondoliers on the nearby canal. This hidden gem of a hotel, accessible by gondola, is a favorite among privacy-seeking celebs attending the Venice Film Festival.

Five connected historic palaces situated along the Grand Canal, with unsurpassed views of Santa Maria della Salute, the city's iconic 17th-century church.

17th-century palazzo with a courtyard garden.

Contemporary rooms steps from the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and the galleries of Dorsoduro.

A 900- year-old palazzo—the oldest in Venice—located steps from the Piazza San Marco.

This affordable hotel offers 10 opulent rooms with Murano glass chandeliers and wood-beamed ceilings. The best part, the property is only a 15-minute walk from Piazza San Marco.

It’s a canal-side palazzo with a twist: Each of the 50 rooms in the 19th-century monastery turned merchant’s residence—located on one of the best spots on the Grand Canal—forsakes traditional grandeur for a design-forward sensibility, thanks to bleached-wood floors and sinuous, vibrantly hued sof

Set on a prime location along the Grand Canal (but still north of Piazza San Marco, away from the crowds), Ca’ Sagredo Hotel is a landmarked 15th-century palazzo artfully converted into a 42-room hotel.

Former monastery dating to the 1700's on the private, 16-acre San Clemente Island, with spacious rooms and amenities including a pool, tennis, a 3-hole golf course, and a spa.