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The Gritti Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel

San Marco 2467, , Venice, Italy

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The Gritti Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel

OVERVIEW

Hotel Overview

Location
Located in San Marco, this luxury hotel is steps from Santa Maria del Giglio, Basilica of St Mary of Health, and Peggy Guggenheim Museum. St. Mark's Basilica and St. Mark's Square are also within 10 minutes.
Hotel Features
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, massage/treatment rooms, 24-hour room service, and a meeting room are onsite.
Room Amenities
All 82 rooms offer thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and 24-hour room service. Satellite TV, minibars, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

What to expect:

The Gritti Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel is a place of romance and intimacy, a home away from home from which to explore the treasures of Venice; and the reference point for the world’s elite at international city events such as the Biennale of Contemporary Art and the Venice Film Festival. From its beginnings, this important landmark has been at the center of Venetian history, culture and society. Located amidst the wonders of Venice’s opera house, cathedrals, museums and palazzos, The Gritti Palace is an insider hideaway, discreet and tucked away for the most understated and privileged of discerning guests and global explorers.

Location

San Marco 2467, , Venice, Italy

Airport:

VCE - Venice Marco Polo Airport

ROOMS

Overview

Following the complete restoration, The Gritti Palace features 61 luxurious guest rooms and 21 sumptuous suites, including suites with impressive canal views which reflect the intimacy of a private residence. All suites were designed by Chuck Chewning of Donghia and feature treasures such as hand blown Murano glass, archival historic fabrics, the finest Italian marbles, and rare books and objects that are unique to The Gritti Palace.

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom scale
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bidet
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sewing kit
  • Shower only
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens

DETAILS

Property Amenities

Situated on Venice's Grand Canal, the Gritti Palace has completed an extraordinary metamorphosis during an extensive $55 million dollar renovation in 2012. Originally built in 1475 as a private home for the noble Pisani family the Gritti Palace has sheltered many historical and notable people in its 538 year history. Once the official residence of the Vatican's ambassadors to Venice this luxury hotel has hosted a range of high-profile guests including the British Royal family, literary notables and Hollywood celebrities, artists and politicians. This Luxury Collection jewel features three dining venue's including the new Gritti Epicurean School where guests may partake in wine tasting as well as culinary workshops. The Gritti Palace has employed the finest rare archival fabrics from leading houses of Venetian weavers as well as a tasteful combination of original and new chandeliers and glassware from Murano.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room service

Number of buildings: 1

Number of floors: 4

Number of suites: 21

Number of rooms: 82

Policies

Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
There are no room charges for children, 6 and younger, who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians.
Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit is required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Dining

The Gritti Palace underwent a meticulous restoration process with a carefully appointed team of architects, designers, craftsmen and restorers. The famous terrace, restaurant and bar areas have been updated and the original culinary kitchen re-instated. The Gritti has been improved and upgraded; it has retained all that made it great, and the ancient structure is now protected from threats such as the floods of the Aqua Alta.
Club del Doge
Celebrating Venetian culinary traditions, the famous Club del Doge Restaurant features regional specialties such as pasta e fasoi (pasta and beans with Treviso radicchio and olive oil from Garda), bigoli con l’arna (pasta with orange-flavoured duck meat sauce), and the best risotto in Venice. The atmosphere is casual chic by day with fresh seafood platter offerings, and a more formal affair at dinner.
Bar Longhi
With its exquisite etched Venetian mirror walls, the splendid Bar Longhi, features some of the best cocktails in Venice, an outstanding soufflé menu, as well as a Venetian Cicchetti experience, ideal for sharing and late-night lounging.
The Gritti Epicurean School
Since 1975 this informal Venetian open kitchen has hosted wine tastings, cooking workshops and celebrations. The Gritti Epicurean School continues to be a place to learn, taste and celebrate indigenous home cooking and fresh products from the region.

Recreation

The Gritti Palace introduces a new and exclusive spa concept by Acqua di Parma, a brand emblematic of the most refined Italian style. An intimate wellness haven, the spa offers complete relaxation, indulgent massages and pampering beauty treatments after a day of exploring La Serenissima.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boating
  • Golfing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing