Steps away from famous tourist attractions such as the Galleria dell'Accademia and the Guggenheim, the Charming House DD.724 fuses technology with elegant design, creating an atmosphere for stylish comfort in this 18th Century palazzo. Rebelling against the traditional design of most Venetian hotels, DD.724 showcases abstract paintings by contemporary artists in the lobby. Each of the rooms and suites are individually designed, featuring wood-beamed ceilings, velvet armchairs and Signoria di Firenze linens. No two rooms of their exquisite masterpiece will look alike. Located in close proximity of most of the restaurants, cafes and bars the hotel lets you experience Venice in the most elegant way. The charming hotel is ideal for a romantic rendezvous.
To experience how the affluent live, pay a visit to the Hotel Gritti Palace. With the Grand Canal providing a perfect romantic setting, and a look at the imposing dome, you get a fair idea of what to expect inside. The lobby with its mile high ceilings adorned with huge chandeliers, invites you into the lap of luxury. The plush rooms with lovely paintings, rich draperies, and all the modern conveniences offer a wonderful mix of old and new. The Club del Doge restaurant not only offers world class cuisine but also gives an enchanting view of the grand canal. Built in 1525, it served as residence to the Doge of Venice. Some of its most esteemed guests have included the British Royal family, Princes of Monaco, and Hollywood Stars. Ernest Hemingway went a step further and termed it the best hotel in Venice (he also has a suite of the hotel dedicated to him).
Contemporary in style, august in appearance; Hotel Plazzao Barbarigo is an epitome of luxury. All the drama begins at the Palazzo Barbarigo once you alight from your water taxi. As you enter into the lobby you will be mesmerized by the intricate designs and art work that graces each of their walls. They house 18 rooms and each of these have been patiently crafted to look nothing less than a king's private den. Comfortable and royal beds provide a cozy snuggle and august seating spaces let you enjoy the warmth of the rooms overlooking the turquoise canals through a window. Indulge into a gourmet breakfast before heading out on an excursion through the city. Once you return back to your luxury den, soak up in a luscious bath and enjoy some wine in your private balcony.
Set in a historic building, La Villeggiatura is a quaint B&B in town. Located near attractions like Ca' d'Oro, Basilica di San Marco, Piazza San Marco and Museo Cà Pesaro, it features six themed rooms of which two are loft suites. Named after a popular Goldoni play, each accommodation has a Venetian musical, theater, art or cinematic theme. All of them feature artisanal frescoes. The Oriental Turandot, traditional Doge, romantic Mondo nuovo and Vivaldi are some of the abodes in this B&B. You will definitely feel at home away from home at this charming hotel.
The Hotel Danieli is among the most revered locations for tourists because of it's enviable location and royal environs. The luxurious rooms are nothing short of royal and the staff ensures the comfort of each and every guest. The furnishings are grand: some rooms are decorated in Byzantine style, and others are less opulent. The hotel is also home to Terrazza Danieli restaurant, which offers traditional Venetian and Mediterranean cuisine. An ideal destination for those who don't mind the astronomical rates for an indulgent stay in one of the most famous hotels around the globe.
Hotel Metropole has a history dating back to 1500. This beautiful, lagoon facing hotel will charm you with its antique appointments throughout its structure. Its distinct rooms will allure you with its art deco, antique prints and rich fabrics. This award-winning accommodation embodies the essence of Venice into a timeless romance. Exuding an enigmatic aura, it features a gallery exhibiting their valuable collections, Citrus Garden, a conference room and a cellar. Dine at their acclaimed MET Restaurant or unwind at the Oriental Bar over cocktails and live music. Don't miss their Tea Ceremony which is held everyday from October to March. You can also avail of massages in your room for a rejuvenating experience.
The Majestic Toscanelli is a sophisticated boutique hotel in Padua historic centre, 100 metres from Piazza Delle Erbe. Each room is uniquely designed in various styles and features carpeted or wood floors. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a satellite TV. A generous and varied buffet breakfast is served daily. Padua's Cathedral is 300 metres away, while Padua Train Station is 15 minutes away on foot. From here you can catch a train to Venice, around 25 minutes away. Guests of Majestic Toscanelli are allowed to take their car into the city's restricted-traffic area.
Diamantino Town House is set in Piazza Dei Signori, the main square of Padua, and offers 6 luxurious rooms with a balcony and free Wi-Fi. Nearby there are shops, restaurants, and boutiques. All rooms at the Diamantino are air-conditioned, and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some of the rooms overlook Piazza Dei Signori. Italian-style breakfast can be enjoyed in your rooms. Town House Diamantino is set over 2 floors of a historic building, 50 metres from the Duomo Cathedral. Private parking is a short distance away, a valet service is available.
Hotel Donatello is situated in Padova historic centre, in front of St. Anthony's Basilica, near the ancient Orto Botanico and Prato della Valle, one of the most beautiful squares in Italy. Take a short walk from the Donatello and you can reach the Scrovegni Chapel, with frescoes by Giotto, the historic Caffè Pedrocchi and the University. Hotel Donatello offers comfortable rooms, some with a view on the Basilica. A parking is provided at an extra cost in Piazza del Santo. This must be requested in advance when booking.
Hotel Verdi offers bright rooms in the heart of Padua's old town, 200 metres from the cathedral and Teatro Verdi. Albergo Verdi's rooms come with satellite TV and air conditioning. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout and an internet point is also available. There is a 24-reception and a 24-hour bar here at the Verdi. Free newspapers are provided and a buffet breakfast is served.
Hotel Europa is set in the historic city centre, close to the railway station, in front of the Scrovegni Chapel with Giotto's famous frescoes. The Europa Zaramella offers 78 new rooms and 2 junior suites, all equipped with the most modern comforts including LCD TV. The Antica Trattoria Zaramella restaurant, mentioned in the prestigious Michelin Guide offers a typical local cuisine that you will simply enjoy. A Golf Club nearby offers special rates for all guests of the Hotel Europa Zaramella.
Hotel Casa Del Pellegrino is in Padua centre, right next to Sant'Antonio's Basilica. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, a satellite TV and views of the garden or the cathedral. Casa Del Pellegrino features a lobby with 24-hour front desk and Wi-Fi. Guests enjoy 2 restaurants and a bar. The Scrovegni Chapel is a 15-minute walk from the property. Buses to Padua Railway Station stop 50 metres away.