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Hotel Danieli

  • Castello 4196 Map It
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  • Beautiful, well-maintained rooms
  • A sense of history
  • Spectacular views
  • Lower rates available for rooms without views


  • The restaurant, though acceptable, isn't of the standard of the rest of the hotel
  • Breakfast is not included, and expensive

Updated 11/13/2013

Fodor's Review

Welcoming guests with one of the most sumptuous, quintessentially Venetian loggias-lobbies (part of the late-14th-century Palazzo Dandolo, built by the family of the doge who conquered Constantinople), this fabled and meticulously maintained monument of Venetian history sets the standard for premium luxury: marble columns here; carved archways there, and plush furniture everywhere. Guest rooms are decorated in an elegant, 18th-century Venetian fashion—many contain authentic

period furniture. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the Danieli was the principal Venetian stopping place for literary and musical notables such as Goethe, Wagner, and George Sand; in fact, you can stay in the room where Sand and Alfred de Musset carried on their love affair in 1833–34. Best of all, if you stay in one of the lagoon-view rooms, you can delight in a most inspiring panorama: over St. Mark's basin to Palladio's San Giorgio, Longena's Salute church, and the mouth of the Grand Canal. The same view is available, plus a view of the Dolomites on a clear day, from the rooftop dining terrace.

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Hotel Information


Riva degli Schiavoni, Castello 4196, Venice, 30122, Italy

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Hotel Details:

  • 225 rooms
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 11/13/2013

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