Occupying a prestigious setting on the Grand Canal, The Gritti Palace was built in 1475 as the residence of Doge Andrea Gritti. A leisurely short stroll from Piazza San Marco, the imposing palazzo awards rare views of Santa Maria della Salute. Join the ranks of the historic elite who gathered at this palace for inspiration and luxury over hundreds of years.
Why Gritti Palace?
The Gritti Palace is where history and culture meet with renewed Venetian style. A place of exceptional art and elegance, reassuringly intimate with a homey feel. From privileged access to the Venice Lido and spice-encrusted sea bass fresh from the lagoon to craft cocktails and an aromatic spa, The Gritti Palace holds the key to your private exploration of the layered city. Other benefits of a stay in Gritti Palace include:
- Restaurant serving authentic Venetian food
- Bar and lounge
- Option to take private cooking lessons
- Spa offering massage, manicure, pedicure and waxing treatments
Experience the Venetian grand life in 82 distinctive rooms detailed with Murano Glass chandeliers, chatoyant draperies, marble tiles, and original gold-trimmed ceilings, complemented with sumptuous contemporary comfort and service.
Of those rooms, The epitome of luxury, a unique collection of 21 stunning suites showcase the hotel’s rich historical past. Redesigned with artistic elegance, the suites evoke the intimacy of a noble private residence and provide a truly distinctive experience that uniquely capture the heritage of the palace. Boasting the most desirable views on the Grand Canal, and the city’s largest rooftop terrace, the suites are inspired by famous past guests including Ernest Hemingway, Somerset Maugham, art critic John Ruskin and Peggy Guggenheim.
Make it Extra Special
A Venetian getaway is just as romantic as you’ve always imagined it would be and finally living out your travel dreams feels just as amazing. Don’t stop crossing off your bucket list with Venice, use your time in Italy wisely and add some of these quintessential activities to your itinerary.
- Take a gondola ride around the canals of Venice
- Take a wine tasting tour through the country’s vineyards
- Learn to cook pasta in Tuscany
- Visit the historic sites of Rome
- Take a photo with the Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Visit the Vatican
- Explore the museums of Florence
- Visit the site of Pompeii
By combining a luxurious stay at Gritti Palace with an adventurous exploration of Italy’s most famed sites and activities, you will be in for one of your best trips yet!