The Gritti Palace Hotel, Venice.

Posted on July 2, 2013 | , , | 0 Comments

Situated on Venice Grand Canal, The Gritti Palace is a 5-star hotel, built in 1525 as residence of Doge Andrea Gritti.  Now re-opened after an extensive handcrafted restoration, the palace perfectly combines the past and the present where art and heritage meet the up – to date technology.




003420-04-Grand Canal Entrance


Every room is uniquely decorated with antiques, chandeliers, paintings,  presenting the luxurious Venetian character of an old era. In addition  some of the suites were named after famous past guests such as Hemingway, Somerset Maugham, Ruskin, and Peggy Guggenheim. It is worth mentioning the rich marble bathrooms and the exquisite Acqua di Parma amenities.


003420-16-The Peggy Guggenheim Patron Grand Canal Suite3


003420-30-The Peggy Guggenheim Patron Grand Canal Suite


003420-11-Landmark Grand Canal Room2


003420-09-The Hemingway Presidential Suite


003420-07-on Smoking Venetian Room (1)












At the palace a guest will find the Bar Longhi, where anyone can enjoy the spectacular view of the Canal,the  Restaurant Club del Doge for experiencing authentic Venetian gourmet cuisine and private cooking lessons with Executive Chef Daniele Turco at the Gritti Epicurean School.


003420-02-Club del Doge Restaurant Terrace


003420-03-Club del Doge Restaurant Terrace - Evening


003420-24-The Redentore Terrazza Suite Terrace5



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