Hotel Villa Pannonia Venice is located in Lido, just 300 meters from the nearest water bus (vaporetto) stop, ‘Santa Maria Elisabetta’, with frequent connections to the historical center and Saint Mark’s Square.
The hotel’s building is a unique red Venetian red colored construct dating back to the early 20th century, originally used as a summer palace by East European noble families, who came to Venice-Lido to enjoy its famous beaches.
PHOTO: A guest room in the hotel.
Some of the most characteristic features of the building are its abundant use of panoramic windows with pointed arches that overlook the hotel’s, but also the way the place combines traditions and modern comforts that you’d expect from a 4 star accommodation.
Hotel offers a classic setting that is uses innovation and design in an avant-garde atmosphere, with a selection of furniture and objects from several famous designers.
In fact, in terms of art, within the hotel, there is an ongoing art exhibition dedicated to contemporary artists from Veneto and elsewhere.
You can choose from a total of 30 air-conditioned rooms and suites, featuring satellite LCD TVs (with cable channels), in-room safes, minibars, and a large bathroom (with shower and luxury toiletries).
Some of the rooms have garden views, plus rooms with sitting areas.
In terms of services, the hotel offers a breakfast served either in the picturesque garden, or at the elegant breakfast room, or on request, into the privacy of your own room.
The hotel also has a small library for guest use, free Wifi broadband internet, and 24h room service.
If you’d like to explore Lido on a bike, the hotel’s staff can arrange for bike rentals, as well as other useful tourist information, including up-to-date information on current events in Venice.
Venice-Lido’s beach, meanwhile, for which the place is famous for, in addition to the Venice Intl. Film Festival, are a short walk away. Venice’s historic center is quickly reachable by a water bus.
Not too far from the hotel, you can also play golf (at the region’s best golf course) as well as tennis.
Arriving to Venice via the Venice Marco Polo Airport, your options to getting to the hotel and Lido include taking ‘Alilaguna’ ferry shuttle. The shuttle ferry will take you to Lido in about 50 minutes.
Hotel Villa Pannonia Venice
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For a faster journey, you can alway take a water taxi, which will take you to Lido in 30 minutes. Always agree on the price before going onboard a water taxi.
If you arrive via the S. Lucia train station, on the other hand, from there, you can take water bus line number 5.1 (green coloured sign), getting off at Lido (taking approximately 35 minutes). Line number 1 (line N after midnight) traveling the panoramic route via Grand Canal, takes you to Lido in 50 minutes from the train station.