Venice, Italy can be described as romantic, artistic, and a must-see location for the world traveler. Venice has winding and narrow streets and is set between islands connected by bridges. Venice's main street is the Grand Canal - which begins at the train station lagooon and travels in an S shape through Venice, ending at the Canal of San Marco at Piazza San Marco. The cities most important waterway features an assortment of watercraft including rowboats, water buses to barges piled high with cargo, and the infamous Venice gandola's.
One of the must-do's in Venice is traveling the Grand Canal by boat or gondola - and these hotels chosen by Five Star Alliance are the best luxury hotels on the canal in Venice. Exceptional views and atmosphere envelope these fine properties.
An intimate boutique hotel within the heart of Venice, Bauer Il Palazzo is a truly authentic, Venetian-style palazzo overlooking Venice's Grand Canal. More like a sophisticated home than a... more >>
Situated on the final stretch of Venice's Grand Canal where it broadens to become the Bacino di San Marco, The Westin Europa and Regina, Venice occupies a position of absolute privilege,... more >>
Overlooking Riva degli Shiavoni, just steps from Piazza San Marco, St. Mark's Basilica, and legendary sites such as the Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, the masterfully restored Hotel... more >>
The Gritti Palace has re-opened in early 2013 after an extensive handcrafted restoration.Directly overlooking the Grand Canal, with an incomparable view of Venice, the Palace of... more >>