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Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli - Luxury holidays to Venice

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  • About this holiday

    The four-star superior Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli sits on the edge of the Grand Canal in Venice, and offers excellent access to St Mark’s Square, the Rialto Bridge, Giudecca Island, and Venice’s other historic and cultural attractions. Spend a few nights here to take in the sights and to enjoy the classical and modern luxury touches of the hotel, before heading into the Veneto’s wine regions or commencing a touring holiday around Italy.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Venice, private transfers and 3 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are based on two people sharing a Superior Garden Room.
    From £730 per person for 3 nights in low season.
    From £990 per person for 3 nights in high season.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH2025

    Our opinion

    A luxury hotel offering modern comforts and fascinating original features.

    Hotel description

    A four-star superior hotel overlooking the Grand Canal in Venice, the Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli combines contemporary stylishness with the history of its setting; the palace was home to the Foscarini family in the 18th century and has also played host to such guests as Mozart and the King of Denmark. Just a few minutes away from the famous St Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge, this hotel is perfect for those looking to explore the sights of Venice. A waterside door also means that guests can step out straight into a gondola, ready to glide across to Venice’s many islands. Enter the hotel through the sleek downstairs spaces. Embellished stone archways lead into rooms of marble floors, monochromatic geometric soft furnishings, and captivating modern and ancient sculpture and painting. In the lounge area stands an ancient well, now topped with flowers. In the breakfast room and some of the guest rooms, traditional wooden beams are visible on the ceiling. Each of the guestrooms either has a view of the Grand canal, the hotel’s pretty courtyard, the Ca’Pesaro, or the Church of San Stae; all of which are beautiful in their own right. As there are just 41, this glamourous hotel retains a real feeling of exclusivity, which is continued in the refined style of their decoration. Polished wooden floors and large windows complement the white sheets and armchairs, while the red, purple, or umber throws and cushions add a regal touch. Rubelli fabrics, parquet or Venetian Terrazzo floors, and travertine or Lasa marble in the bathrooms epitomise the luxury feel. Some rooms have feature walls of exposed brick or textured wallpaper. Junior Suites incorporate more historic features, such as carved beamed ceilings, intricately painted walls, heavy dark oak doors, or four-poster beds. After a day spent enjoying the romantic streets of Venice and the luxury of your room, relax with a drink in the very modern bar.

    Location

    On the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice.

    Official star rating

    4 deluxe

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Closest airport

    Venice

    Room types

    41 rooms with modern amenities including TV, telephone, safe, air conditioning and internet. Rollaway beds/cots can be provided for a supplement charge.
    Superior double Garden view.
    Superior Room with lateral canal view
    Deluxe double Garden view.
    Deluxe Room with lateral Canal Grande view
    Junior Suite Garden.
    Junior Suite with Canal Grande view.
    Suite Foscarini.
    Suite Mozart.

    Hotel facilities and services

    A la Carte Snack bar, 24 hour reception, concierge, elevators, laundry service and Wifi.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Certain historic sites are essential to any visit to Venice, including St Mark’s Square and Basilica, the Rialto Bridge, and the stunning lagoon and waterways. Take a boat over to the many unique islands, including Giudecca Island. Plenty of bars and stylish restaurants are available to taste the light Veneto dishes and wines, including excellent seafood, the white Franciacorta wines, and what is reputedly Italy’s best Prosecco.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Infants 3 years or younger stay free when sharing a parent's bed. Baby cots are available for 30 euros per night. There is a maximum of 1 cot per room. One rollaway bed per room can be provided for children or teenagers.

    Minimum stays

    2 nights minimum stay for stays over 31 December. 3 nights minimum stay for stays over 9, 10 and 11 February.

    Other information

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    Capital
    Rome
    Airport
    There is a very good scattering of international airports in Italy, with the main ones being Venice, Pisa, Milan, Rome, Bologna, Naples, Genoa, Turin and Bari; on Sicily, Catania is served by several airlines from the UK and on Sardinia you fly to Cagliari or Olbia.
    Currency
    Euro (£1 = Euro 1.30)
    Size
    Italy is roughly 650 miles long, but only about 100 miles wide
    Population
    60 million
    Average temperature
    Italy's temperature varies dramatically, from about 4 degrees in Turin in winter to 33 degrees in Sicily in summer, with snow year-round on the summits of the Pyrenees and Alps
    National holidays in Italy
    Some tourist attractions as well as banks etc may close on the following days:
    1 January
    6 January (Epiphany)
    Easter Monday
    25 April (Liberation Day)
    1 May (Labour Day)
    15 August (Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
    1 November (All Saints)
    8 December (Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
    Christmas Day
    Boxing Day
    There are a number of local feast days that can affect conditions locally. In addition to the above days, museums are often closed on Mondays in Italy.

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