Venice, with its large number of hotels, offers you a wide range of choices in the heart of the city. Room rates in Venice are highly seasonal. If you are planning to come during the summer and especially at the weekend, try to book at least two months in advance. Choose the perfect romantic holiday accommodation from our top ten list below.
Where to Stay in Venice - The 10 Best Hotels
HOTEL BAUER PALAZZO
San Marco 1459, Venice
An ultra-luxurious hotel on the Grand Canal just a few steps from Piazza San Marco. The rooms and suites are all individually decorated with lavish furnishings and have balconies with spectacular views of the city and the canals. The Settimo Cielo is an elegant lounge with Venice’s highest rooftop terrace offering magnificent panoramic views, open to hotel guests for breakfast.
THE GRITTI PALACE
Campo S. Maria Del Giglio 2467, Venice
A 15th century noble palazzo and luxury hotel located in the heart of historic Venice overlooking the Grand Canal. All rooms come with air conditioning, a satellite flat-screen TV, and a bathroom complete with bathrobes and slippers. The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from La Fenice Opera House and 500 m from St. Mark’s Square. The vaporetto water buses stop at Santa Maria del Giglio 400 m away.
San Marco Mercerie 760, Venice
Centrally located between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge. The hotel has a private dock and water entrance for easy exploration by gondola. Elegant rooms with splendid views on the city’s romantic bridges and the sparkling facades of the century-old palazzi. Restaurant serving traditional Venetian dishes and seafood. The guests can enjoy drinks at the Altana rooftop terrace. Friendly staff.
San Marco 367, Venice
In the heart of Venice, the family-run Hotel Concordia overlooks Saint Mark’s Square. The stylish rooms, furnished with original antique furniture and marble bathrooms, are all equipped with the best modern technologies. Breathtaking views over the spires and the mosaics of the Basilica and over Saint Mark’s Square. Wedding suites with lovely private terraces. Excellent bars and restaurants in the local vicinity.
Riva del Ferro, Venice
Fantastic position overlooking the Grand Canal, in the heart of the historic center of Venice, right next to the Rialto Bridge. Romantic rooms with traditional Venetian style overlooking the Grand Canal. The stop of the water bus is directly in front of the hotel. Great breakfast served on the terrace overlooking the gondolas on the Grand Canal. Helpful staff.
HOTEL SAN CASSIANO
Santa Croce 2232, Venice
The hotel is located at the banks of the Grand Canal offering the guests a beautiful view when arriving at the hotel's gate with a water taxi. Excellent and peaceful location just a few walking minutes from Rialto Bridge and Saint Mark's Square. The breakfast buffet is served on the Piano Nobile upper floor in a hall with terrace offering a marvelous view of the Grand Canal.
PALAZZO SAN LORENZO
Castello 4981/B, Venice
Great location on a quiet side canal, close to the public water transport pier and within minutes’ walk to main attractions such as Piazza San Marco and the Doge’s Palace. Newly renovated hotel with nicely decorated and spacious rooms. Great breakfast buffet included. Excellent staff.
San Marco 1857, Venice
Excellent location within walking distance to the Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco. Hotel Becher overlooks one of Venice’s most interesting canals, where the guests can admire the spectacle provided by the gondolas rowing by. This is the perfect choice for those looking for a relaxing and comfortable stay away from the tourist crowds. Comfortable rooms decorated in refined Venetian style. Lovely breakfast on the terrace by the canal.
SAN TEODORO LUXURY APARTMENTS
San Marco, Venice
Fantastic location in the heart of Venice near Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square, water taxi, shops and restaurants. Spacious apartments ideal for groups and families up to 8 people. Fully equipped kitchen and dining/sitting room, master bedroom, bathroom with bath or shower. Free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Some apartments with private terrace.
PALAZZO VENDRAMIN COSTA
Cannareggio 2396, Venice
Apartments with great location a few steps from the famous Rialto Bridge. The apartments consist of a spacious living room with high ceiling and traditional Venetian floors. Well equipped kitchen, double bedrooms and private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. From the balcony you have a wonderful view on Rio di Santa Fosca, a picturesque narrow canal.