From romantic, crumbling palazzo overlooking the Grand Canal to private island hotels; discover the best Venice hotels with Kuoni
Holidays in Venice are as much about where you stay as what you do. Its famous, crumbling palazzo and centuries-old masserie seem to rise out of lagoon-like waterways, interspersed between restaurants, museums, shops and historical sites. While most of our handpicked hotels are positioned by the water (Sina Palazzo Sant'angelo even has its own pier), others – like Hotel Concordia – are situated directly on St Mark’s Square, or away from the crowds; San Clemente Palace Kempinski sits on its own private island just a 10-minute boat ride to the city. Ask us when the best time to go is and we’ll tell you all year. Our hotels are just as wonderful in autumn, winter and spring, when you can stay cosy and warm in romantic lounges overlooking the Grand Canal, as they are in summer, when leafy terraces beckon al fresco dinners and places like Belmond Hotel Cipriani become the go-to destination for an afternoon lying by the pool – it’s one of the few in Venice to have one.
Our recommended Venice hotels
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A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Dorsoduro.
With a prized setting across the Grand Canal from the lively heart of historic Venice, this is the perfect choice for those seeking a spot away from t...
From £1,071 Save up to £172
5 nights, Buffet Breakfast, 23 Mar '21
The only hotel overlooking St Mark's Square.
As Venice’s only hotel to actually overlook St Mark’s Square, Hotel Concordia could not be better placed for sightseeing. Both cosy and intimate, Conc...
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5 nights, Bed and Breakfast, 14 Mar '21
Charming hotel combining Venetian and modern design
Set in the heart of historic Venice and adjacent to the Church of San Stae, this beautiful hotel blends an attractive mix of contemporary comforts wit...
5 nights, Bed and Breakfast, 15 Nov '21
A boutique hotel with a private pier on the Grand Canal.
This former nobleman’s palace has been carefully restored and converted into a charming hotel with just 26 rooms. This sensitive reinvention has allow...
From £923 Save up to £41
5 nights, Buffet Breakfast, 02 Mar '21
An ultra-luxurious hotel located just five minutes by boat from St Mark’s Square.
You don’t have to be in the heart of Venice to truly appreciate its beauty. Sometimes it’s better to enjoy a little time away from the crowds but stil...
From £2,464 Save up to £607
4 nights, Bed and Breakfast, 29 Mar '21
This tiny 12-room historic residence sits in the heart of Venice's modern art district.
In artsy Dorsoduro – home of the Peggy Guggenheim collection and the floating gallery of Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova – this renovated 16th-C...
Venetian style combines with a great central location at this boutique hotel by the Grand Canal.
Overlooking the Grand Canal and Piazzale Roma, this 500-year-old former monastery promises easy convenience thanks to its central location in Venice's...
This magnificent converted Gothic palace is synonymous with Venetian grandeur and boasts the most prestigious address in Venice.
Once home to a noble Venetian family and favoured by aristocrats on their ‘Grand Tour’ of Europe, this sumptuous hotel is positively dripping in opule...