This contemporary four star hotel, with a welcoming traditional charm, is situated in a leafy area of Venice’s city centre just minutes away from top attractions such as St.Mark’s Square. The waterbus is just five minutes from the centre, and a fantastic way to admire this unique city as it was meant to be, from the waterways. The Sant’Elena waterbus stop is just 150m from this Secret Hotel. Alternatively, if you’d prefer to prolong your journey into town, then take a twenty minute stroll along this enchanting lagoon.
This luxurious hotel will ensure you experience the typical Venetian charm of the city in peace and tranquility. The hotel benefits from 24 hour reception, 24 hour concierge, free internet in the lobby, gardens and reading room. This Secret Hotel is also an ideal choice for those travelling on business, with facilities ranging from audio/visual equipment to conference and exhibition rooms.
Rest assured that the guest rooms at this modern hotel are fitted to a high standard. Relax on your balcony or with the provided games console and cable television. En-suite bathrooms include complimentary toiletries, slippers, makeup mirror and hairdryer. Daily housekeeping is also available, to ensure you return to a tranquil haven after a day of sight seeing.
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Italy is famous for it’s much loved cuisine, and Venice has it’s own specialities such as spaghetti meatballs and an abundance of seafood including dried salted cod. Treat your family to a traditional italian dinner with sharing platters of antipasto, pizza, pasta and risotto galore! You’ll be spoilt for choice in this foodies haven.
It may be cliche, but taking a gondola ride along Venice’s famous waterways is sure to get anyone’s heart fluttering. Push the boat out (literally) and hire a private gondola for the ultimate peace and tranquility whilst admiring the city’s beautiful architecture.
For a traditional souvenir, head to Artigianto d’Arte de Vianello Mauro. Tours of this exquisite glass blowing workshop are free of charge to learn about this traditional art. There are of course an array of interesting glass objects and decorations for sale.
St.Mark’s Basilica is Venice’s most famous church. This beautiful example of Byzantine architecture dates back to 1063. To learn more about the complex history of this landmark, it’s recommended to hire a local guide.
For Eating Out
For a slice of traditional Italy, head to Impronta Cafe. Expect local dishes to a high standard without the price tag or hidden charges. Staff are warm and welcoming and the ambience is perfect from anything from a leisurely lunch to a romantic or special occassion.
Venice Jazz Club boasts regular live performances in a relaxed Italian atmosphere. Admission includes the show and a drink, or you can upgrade to include a meal as well. Whichever you fancy, the intimate atmosphere and talented musicians make this place hard to beat for an evening activity.