Hotel Palazzo Stern

Venice, Italy

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Junior suite

Junior suite

Standard room

A historic palace filled with antiques on Venice's Grand Canal - includes breakfast, casino entry and a canal-facing Junior suite option

The Grand Canal in Venice has provided the inspiration for some of the most famous pieces of art from Canaletto to Guardi, plus some of the world’s most iconic photographs. It’s a major water-traffic corridor that has long bewitched great authors, from Marco Polo to Henry James, and provided an integral backdrop to classic movies. So to get the full Venice experience, there’s no better place to stay than on the canal itself where you can breakfast on the banks and sip Negroni cocktails from the rooftop overlooking the city’s Gothic bell towers.

Set in the quiet Dorsoduro district, this rare treat allows you to sleep and dine in a stunning palace directly overlooking the canal. Hotel Palazzo Stern, a boutique bolthole, was built in the 20th century but has sections dating back to the 15th century. Packed with antiques, sculptures, crystal chandeliers and sumptuous curtains, the hotel recalls some of the best scenes in literature – an elegant Milly Theale in The Wings of a Dove reclining on her chaise or Charles Ryder in Brideshead Revisited experiencing the glamorous life of the Marchmain family.

But there’s nothing stuffy about Hotel Palazzo Stern. On the first floor, you'll find a bar with a heated outside terrace and views of the Grand Canal, while on the rooftop terrace, there's a Jacuzzi (this can be booked and used for a fee). This palazzo scored a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.


Good to know

Please note that a city tax of €4.50 per person, per day is payable at the hotel upon check-out.

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We like

  • The rare chance to stay in a historic palace on Venice's Grand Canal, one of the most iconic places in the world
  • Waking up among antiques, sculptures, crystal chandeliers and sumptuous curtains
  • The stunning breakfast terrace where you could you while away hours just watching the fascinating water traffic

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