The ‘grande dame’ of Venetian palaces, famed for its refined ambience, unstinting luxury and fanatically loyal clientele. Within this former residence of the family of Doge Andrea Gritti, flanking the Grand Canal, influential interior designer Chuck Chewning of Donghia has created magnificent new-look suites with sumptuous beds, spacious bathrooms and décor rich in archival fabrics and artefacts – some featuring splendid stuccos and hand-restored Murano glass chandeliers. The famous Ristorante Club del Doge and its terrace have also been remodelled, diners enjoying sensational Mediterranean cuisine and romantic views. Retire for a nightcap in the elegant Bar Longhi restored to its former glory and adorned with original artworks.
Prices include flights and 3 nights accommodation with breakfast.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for Italy is generally between the months of October to April, high season is from June to September except in the cities where high season tends to be spring and autumn. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) and include return economy flights from London. Regional departures, child prices and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
The former Venetian Palace host multiple art events throughout the year such as the Venice Film Festival and the Biennale of Contemporary Art. Tour the hotel with an antiques expert to discover the cherished furniture and fine art that has been collected over the years thanks to this history.
Improve your epicurean skills on a half-day cooking class at one of the best culinary schools in the City of Bridges. Begin with selecting ingredients at Rialto Market before learning cooking secrets from the hotel's Executive Chef, Daniele Turco.
The Gritti Palace, Venice, Italy was voted one of the 'Top 25 Hotels in the World' in the 2015 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice awards.
Italy is a year round destination especially for city breaks, with a largely temperate climate with regional variations. Summers are hot especially from Rome southwards, whilst spring and autumn are mild. Winter in the south is warmer and drier than in the northern and central areas which can be much colder with snow fall in the mountainous regions.
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