The Gritti Palace
The newly renovated Gritti Palace is a landmark Venetian hotel with spectacular views of the Grand Canal, gourmet dining and classical decor. The property is just a short stroll from St Mark's Square and other famous sights.
In the morning, have coffee with a view from the scenic cafe. Famous museums and galleries are within walking distance. In the evening, go for a romantic gondola ride.
There are 91 beautifully decorated guest rooms with Murano Glass chandeliers and original gold-trimmed ceilings.
There is a selection of unique signature suites, such as the Hemingway Presidential Suite named after Ernest Hemingway, who considered this hotel his home in Venice during the late 1940's and early 1950's.
The restaurants offer views of the canal and the city.
Location: Campo Santa Maria del Giglio , Venice , Italy, (39)(041) 794611, website