Canaletto Hotel Venice Italy is located within the heart of the most romantic part of Venice, just a short walk (200 meters / 656 feet) from Piazza San Marco and Rialto Bridge.
However, the hotel surroundings are within a more quiet section of Venice, despite being so close to the center of the city.
For guests, the hotel is an ideal starting point for navigating the narrow streets that lead to the most famous monuments and high-profile shops, to the ancient and intriguing mysteries of Venice.
The name of the hotel comes from one of the most famous Venetian painters of all time: Canaletto. Today, the rooms that once housed the famous artist (1697-1768), there are elegant guest rooms.
As an accommodation that once house Canaletto himself, the hotel is an elegant, romantic, and peaceful, furnished in Venetian style of the XVIII century, complete with stuccos and ancient fabrics, lacquered and hand-gilded, including mirrors and chandeliers in Murano glass.
All the guestrooms are soundproofed and have private bathrooms with showers or baths, air conditioning, telephone, WiFi connections, minibars, satellite TVs, hairdryers, and a safe. If you choose a superior room, you’ll be located in a room overlooking either a canal or a typical Venetian square.
The facility rooms (for breakfast, bar, tv room, and internet point) are decorated with stuccos and painted with the ancient techniques of smooth plaster, and include sections where you can admire reproductions of works by Canaletto.
PHOTO: Guest room at the Canaletto Hotel Venice Italy.
If you are arriving to Venice from Marco Polo airport, you can take a water taxi to the hotel, which costs about 100 EUR, on a journey that takes about 45 minutes.
The closest water taxi stops to the hotel are at Ponte della Malvasia and Rio della Guerra.
Check-in is guaranteed from 1pm, but you can always try to check-in earlier, and leave your luggage at (free) storage there if the room is not ready yet. Check-out, meanwhile, is at 11am.
Breakfast is served from 8am to 10am, but if you are departing very early in the morning, you should contact the hotel’s staff to get an early serving.
The hotel also features a restaurant and a self-service pizzeria, both located within a walking distance from the building, with a great location in front of the Rialto Bridge.
The closest gondolas are available from just a few steps from the hotel, and you should consult the Canaletto hotel concierge for details on pricing and itineraries.
A typical gondola ride costs EUR 80 for 40 minutes, for a ride up to 6 people.
As a payment for services, the hotel accepts credit cards, but you can also guarantee your reservation by a bank transfer or a postal order.