Canal and Walter Venice Italy hotel is located within a classical 18th century Venetian palace, overlooking the Grand Canal, Venice’s main waterway.
Venetian atmosphere has been conserved also in the interiors, with furniture styles and original flooring from the 18th century, highlighted by lighting and mirrors made of the prestigious Murano glass.
As an elegant 3 star hotel, the hotel has paid attention to guest comfort and quality of services, with a 24 hour reception and a TV room that is also available for conversation, for reading, or for just taking a moment of relaxation.
PHOTO: Guestroom at the Canal and Walter Venice Italy hotel.
Also, if you arrive here in the summer period, the hotel has a delightful flower garden for enjoyment, which is a rare privilege in the hotel sector in Venice.
Canal and Walter bar is open throughout the day, serving coffee, drinks, and small snacks. Breakfast room, meanwhile, serves a continental buffet in the morning, highlighted by a wide selection of sweets and salty foods, juices and hot beverages.
For lunches or dinners from the Venetian cuisine, guests of the hotel can benefit from special discounts at nearby restaurants. List of these restaurants is available from the front desk.
In addition, when you check-in to the hotel, you’ll receive information about the most popular museums and other landmarks in Venice, as well as current events and shows during your stay.
If you’d like the front desk to help you, they can assist in booking excursions and guided tours in Venice, as well as, upon request, providing transfer services to and from the airport and to other localities.
As for the guestrooms at the hotel, there are 17 rooms to choose from, all decorated in characteristic and elegant 18th-century Venetian style.
The rooms feature either pleasant views over Grand Canal or the hotel’s garden. Room types include double (used also as single rooms), master, triple and quadruple room (also used as family rooms).
Amenities in the rooms range from hairdryers, satellite TVs, to telephones, minibar, safes, and to convenient independent air conditioning.
If you’d like to have views to the Grand Canal from your room, make sure to reserved a ‘View Room’, available in double or triple room types.
In terms of location, Hotel Canal and Walter is situated just a short walk from Santa Lucia Train Station (across the canal), making the place an ideal starting point for sightseeing tours into the historical city center of Venice.
Closest water bus (vaporetto) stops are just a 2 minute walk away from the hotel. Using the water buses, you can quickly get to the other districts within Venice, and other islands within the Venetian lagoon.
Saint Mark’s Square, the main attraction in Venice, for example, is just 15 minutes from the hotel.
If you need to get to mainland locations, just as a day trip to Verona, the train station and the Venice car terminal (Piazzale Roma) are next door to the hotel.
“Piazzale Roma” water bus stop, a stop for vaporetto line 1, is an access point for tours to the Rialto Bridge, and major museums and landmarks in Venice, as well as to Murano, the island famous for its glass work.
The Canal and Walter Venice Italy neighborhood is very typical Venetian, characterized by narrow streets and small squares, picturesque corners and important historical landmarks of old Venice.
Some of the landmarks nearby include the 18th century Church of San Simeone Piccolo, 16th-century church of San Nicolò di Tolentino (which houses famous paintings from the 16th and the 17th century), and Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, one of the best examples of late 15th century Venetian architecture.
A 10 minute walk from the hotel, you’ll find Museo di Palazzo Mocenigo, featuring a precious garment exhibit, with costumes from the 18th-century.
Canal and Walter Venice Italy
For shopping, on the other hand, crossing the Ponte degli Scalzi bridge, 2 minutes from the hotel, you’ll find Strada Nuova, one of the best shopping streets in Venice, lined with boutiques, stores, and shops for all types of goods.
Further, on the Mercerie, you’ll find shops for many major brand name in fashion.