Be captivated by the old-world charm of this former convent, tranquilly set in Santa Marina Square and a lovely five-minute stroll from the Rialto Bridge. Wood-panelled walls, Murano glass and marble floors flow through the elegant interiors, and are complemented by graceful rooms and plush suites, dressed in classic 18th-century Venetian furnishings. A trip up to the rooftop terrace rewards with a delicious breakfast and views of Santa Marina Square and the lounge bar serves up relaxation and a refreshing drink.
Why we recommend the Hotel Santa Marina
- Historic former convent close to attractions
- Terrace overlooking Santa Marina Square
- Buffet breakfast
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Near a waterbus stop
Attractions near the Hotel Santa Marina
For a colourful glimpse into Venetian history, spend an art-filled afternoon wandering around the heady halls of Venice’s Gallerie dell’Accademia. This huge gallery is virtually a one-stop shop for Venetian art, after Napoleon relocated most of the art from churches and public buildings throughout the city to the Gallerie in 1807.
You can uncover wonderful tales from Venice’s past, told through spectacular paintings depicting scenes of wild parties, forbidden romance and biblical intrigue. Many of Venice’s greatest artists are represented, from the 13th-Century Byzantine-influenced Paolo Veneziano, to Renaissance masters such as Giovanni, Bellini and Guardi.
It’s all about the waterways
Venice is unlike anywhere else in the world. From the moment you arrive, you’re thrown into a parallel universe where traffic is ferried around the city in romantic boats, past beautiful palazzo and waterfront cafes, and under historic bridges. The entire city is made up of 117 small islands connected by about 400 bridges and 150 canals.
The vaporetto waterbus shuffles passengers around with scheduled stops at stations around the city. Gondolas are a more private method of transport and so classically Venetian that you’ll feel like you’re in a movie. Whether you’ve got somewhere to go or you’re passing time relaxing and taking in the sights, each boat trip you take in Venice inspires lasting memories of this unique and spectacular place.
|Laundry service||Balcony / terrace (some rooms)|
|Swimming pool||Health club or gym|
|Internet (common wireless)||Non-smoking|