7 Hotels in Venice That Hipsters Will Love

Liz Humphreys | February 01, 2018

No one would say that Venice is “hip.” Charming, yes, romantic, totally, but “hipness” belongs more to Milan or Rome. That said, there are some notable boutique hotels in Venice that forgo Venice’s traditional over-the-top Rococo style for something with a bit more hipster appeal.


Palazzo Barbarigo

Why it made the list

Done up in art deco style, with lots of moody black and red, this glamorous hotel features sleek rooms—most bathrooms are lined in black marble. Plus late-rising hipsters can eat breakfast until whatever time they'd like.

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Why it made the list

Hipsters will love the quirky charm on display here, from the collections of corkscrews and crucifixes to the velvet-and-silk furnishings. The hidden garden and moody Oriental Bar are both terrific places to chill out over a drink (or two).

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Aman Venice

Why it made the list

For those who like modern style with a touch of traditionalism, the Aman mixes it up with frescoed ceilings contrasted with sleek contemporary furnishings. The bar in the garden, overlooking the Grand Canal, is the perfect place for aperitivo with the beautiful people.

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Palazzina G

Why it made the list

A hotel designed by Philippe Starck is bound to attract design-lovers, with the added bonus of the Palazzo Grassi museum’s modern art next door. People-watching over a glass of champagne is prime at the Krug Lounge and summer-only Krug Terrace.

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Charming House DD 724

Why it made the list

Art hounds swoon over this small boutique hotel, with a contemporary vibe and modern art on the walls. The arty theme continues with its location, right next to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and near many of Venice’s other galleries.

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Domus Orsoni

Why it made the list

What could be cooler than staying at an inn attached to a mosaics factory? Mosaic art adorns the walls of this pretty B&B—and the non-touristy restaurants and bars of the Cannaregio ‘hood attract guests seeking an authentic vibe.

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Why it made the list

African and Far Eastern touches abound in this cool little inn, with lots of nice perks on offer, from mixing your own drinks at the honesty bar to eating coffee and cake by the fireplace in the charming “living room.”

Family-run, with only nine rooms, this charming boutique pro Read More

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