The 9 Best Hotels in Venice


Grand Canal Library suite casagredo

Situated on the banks of the Grand Canal, between Ca’ D’Oro and the Rialto Bridge, this 14th century Palazzo has been declared a National Monument and is now fully restored to its former glory.

Each of the hotel’s 42 spacious rooms and suites offers sublime views over the water. The ballrooms and the public areas house important artworks, including paintings by 17th and 18th century Venetian artists. Offering traditional local cuisine, the hotel’s L’Alcova Restaurant – under the guidance of Chef Klostermaier – situated on the terrace overlooking the Grand Canal, is highly recommended.


Why we love it: The Library Suite occupies the original library of the Sagredo family, with the most breathtaking views across the Grand Canal. Providing the utmost in sophistication, comfort and glamour, this exclusive suite is accessed by the Palazzo’s impressive main stairway and the Portego (large salon), and is the embodiment of palatial living with its 17th century décor. Tall windows flood the suite with light and a beautiful glass crystal chandelier hangs from the double-height ceiling. The ambiance is one of understated 18th century Venetian grandeur. Shades of brown, cream and white are highlighted by stylishgilt mirrors and armchairs, antique furniture, and striking inlaid, double-wood doors. Stunning Murano glass lamps provide subtle lighting to the seating areas. In addition to the main bedroom, the accommodation comprises an en-suite bathroom with a marble, double vanity unit and additional amenities including air conditioning, a phone, internet connection, a TV, hairdryer, a safe, mini-bar and a work desk.




  • Square footage: 1,075
  • Nightly rate: $3,400

Lorenza Lain, General Manager

+39 041 241 3111


Campo Santa Sofia 4198/99, Ca’ D’Oro 30121, Venice

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *