The 1930s Villa Mabapa faces the Venetian lagoon on the Lido, a slender island 10 minutes from St. Mark’s Square by boat. A shaded courtyard leads from the tranquil waterfront to three linked villas. Public spaces are appointed with Oriental rugs and antiques. In summer, European families come here for the beach and culture. Spring and autumn draw an international clientele.
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Evocative of its 19th-century origins, the family-owned-and-operated hotel exudes a hospitable, home-like ambience in the peaceful Cannaregio District for guests seeking a quiet, pretty haven away from crowds at the city’s principal attractions.
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Opened in late 2003, the hotel maintains the Veneto-Byzantine ambience created over several centuries when the 15th-century palazzo served as home to Turkish traders (mori) bringing goods from the Orient to the merchants of Venice. Travelers seeking lodging away from the crowds near attractions such as St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge find refuge in the hotel and its quiet neighborhood.
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Built in 2004, this hotel is located on the Venetian island of Giudecca, 10 minutes away from Piazza San Marco by boat. With wooden beams and smart brown and cream décor, all 30guestrooms feature cable TV, minibars and air conditioning. The hotel include a lobby bar and ‘Ferrando’ veranda, where guests can take breakfast and watch the activity on the canals.
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Smart boutique hotel set in a 17th century property overlooking St Mark’s Square, 400 metres from the Grand Canal. Guestrooms are adorned with brocade wallpaper, period furniture, and Murano chandeliers, and feature marble bathrooms. Traditional Venetian and classic Italian flavours complement the views across St Mark’s Square in La Piazzetta restaurant.Read More
This hotel is at the foot of the Scalzi Bridge, spanning the Grand Canal. A huge, pale-blue chandelier of Murano glass is suspended over the lobby, which has a gleaming marble floor of green and cream. Freshly cut flowers are artfully arranged. The hotel’s aristocratic past, choice location in the Cannaregio district, and proximity to the train station make it popular with sophisticated travelers from Europe and the United States.
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Modern hotel with glass and stone façade with views of Venice lagoon, panoramic, seven kilometers from the city center. Air conditioned guestrooms feature light décor with wood furnishing; all include Internet access and satellite television. Guests can enjoy local Venetian and international cuisine in the restaurant and relax with drinks in the American Bar.
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Take a gondola ride along the Grande Canal or relax in the private gardens of the Hotel Amadeus. The location of this hotel – just minutes from the canal and its surrounding area – is ideal for taking in the Jewish Ghetto, Venice Casino, then Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square. The rooms feature traditional Venetian decor and have a truly luxurious feel, with warm colors and dark wood furniture. The Hotel Amadeus offers elegance throughout and its location makes it a very popular choice.
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A favorite spot for moviemakers during Venice’s annual film festival, which inspires parties in the courtyard, the hotel maintains a family-hospitality ambience established in 1954 by a Danish/Italian family that acquired the country inn and furnished it with antiques and art objects. Two second-generation family owners (architect and artist) live on the property. Many guests return annually.
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Space, salt air, brilliant sunshine, and ready access to Venice’s historical center 15 minutes away by complimentary shuttle boat attract guests for tranquil holidays year-round. Through some 2,900 windows and four acres of centuries-old gardens guests contemplate Venice lagoon, nearby islands, and St. Mark’s Square from San Clemente Island.
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