4 star Duodo Palace Hotel Venice Italy is located within a more quiet area of Venice, next door to a elegant canal, and close to the Saint Mark’s Square and La Fenice Theatre.
Also, the most famous bridge in Venice, the Rialto Bridge, is located within 10 minutes of walking from the hotel.
PHOTO: A guest room at the hotel.
There is, all in all, 38 Venetian style rooms and suites to choose from at the hotel, all elegantly furnished and decorated, with views either over Venice’s rooftops, or to the picturesque canals.
Each of the rooms (available in three categories: Classic, Deluxe, and View of the Canal) features a range of modern amenities and comforts, such as wireless broadband internet, accessible with your laptop/smartphone/tablet computer throughout the property.
Other available amenities in the guest rooms include:
Direct telephone lines
Cribs (available upon request)
In terms of decor and furniture, the rooms are characterized by Venetian style, with antique paintings, ceiling beams, traditional architecture, and marble bathrooms.
In terms of services, you can always turn to the hotel’s personnel, for getting up-to-date information on Venice’s events, on booking tours, and getting advice on best itineraries. Also, you can opt for a free trip to a glass factory on Murano Island, included in the price of your stay.
Facilities include a small private berthing area, where water taxis can drop you off, a small meeting room for small-scale events, and a bar.
The location of the hotel is within the historical sestiere of San Marco, surrounded by the most important tourist attractions in Venice, including world-class museums, shopping along Calle Larga XXII, and opera at Teatro La Fenice.
Other famous sights within a short walking distance away include the Gothic architecture Palazzo Ducale, Ponte dei Sospiri, and Riva degli Schiavoni.
For getting to the other parts of Venice and the other islands within Venetian lagoon, you can use the vaporetto water bus services, which navigate the Grand Canal, providing a quick access to/from S. Lucia train station, Piazzale Roma terminus for cars, and Lido, home of the famous annual Venice Film Festival.
If you arrive in Venice via the Marco Polo International Airport – located 12 km by land and 10 by water from Venice downtown – you’ll have several options to getting to the city. For one, you can take a water taxi directly to the hotel’s own dock (always agree on the water taxi price before going on board the boat).
Duodo Palace Hotel Venice Italy
San Marco 1887/1888
Another option from the airport is to take one of the ‘Alilaguna’ water shuttle ferries, which have a stop at San Marco, a short walk from the hotel.
Finally, ACTV and ATVO buses will take you from the airport first to Piazzale Roma, the city’s car terminal, from where you can take ACTV vaporetto water bus line no.1 to ‘San Marco’ stop, walking from there to the hotel.