A unique opportunity to stay in this historic hotel just 200 meters away from St.Mark’s Square overlooking the lagoon. This luxurious hotel is especially recommended for romantic getaways, next to the iconic Palazzo Ducale and the Bridge of Sighs. Those seeking culture will be pleased to know that this a prime location for seeing all major sites such as La Fenice Opera House and Rialto Bridge. There is also an abundance of traditional restaurants and italian wine bars minutes from your hotel. For a truly unforgettable stay in Venice, this Secret Hotel is a must.
This luxurious hotel benefits from 24 hour concierge, shoe shine services and assistance with theatre reservations. Rooms are furnished to a high standard with all the usual trimmings you would expect from a five star hotel, including cable television, slippers, climate control, mini-bar and room service.
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Take a boat trip to Lido, a small island with breathtaking beaches. A perfect respite after culture overloading in Venice, rent bikes to explore or simply set up camp on the beach with a picnic.
Just a short train ride from Venice is the fair city of Verona, made famous in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Visit Juliet’s House and scrawl your name under the balcony like so many have done before. If you’re feeling especially romantic, you can even get married right inside this 13th century courtyard, under the lovers balcony.
Attombri jewellers, whose showroom is situated by the Grand Canal, feature some truly exquisite pieces. If jewellery isn’t your thing, the designers also have a range of interior ware such as mirrors and lamps.
Palazzo Ducale, a stone’s throw from your hotel, is a UNESCO world heritage site and an exquisite example of renaissance and gothic architecture. Once upon a time, this was the place Venice was governed from, so taking a tour through it’s chambers is a fantastic insight into the history of the city. Highlights include the former holding cell of Casanova and some beautiful works of art.
For Eating Out
For a relaxed lunch without paying tourist prices, try Alfredo’s Fresh Pasta To Go. As the name would suggest, meals are available to take away, or you can perch on a barstool with the locals for delicious spaghetti and meatballs or a gelato.
Cafe Noir is the perfect place for pre dinner drinks, and even a few complimentary snacks at the bar too. Staff are more than accommodating and prices are reasonable. A relaxed atmosphere to start your evening.