The 7 Best Venice Hotels for Families

Liz Humphreys | February 06, 2018

Romantic Venice can seem like an adults’ playground, with its charming hotels and moonlit gondola rides. But it’s also a fantasyland for kids, who can roam to their hearts’ content on the pedestrian-only streets and squares and be amazed by the meandering waterways. Though many do cater more to adults, the Venice hotels below are especially welcoming to younger guests and families.


Belmond Hotel Cipriani

Why it made the list

Not only is the Belmond Cipriani delightful for adults, but kids can be entertained in the Smile Club, which offers tons of activities in English, and there’s a dedicated Kids’ Pool open from May to September. All children also get a Welcome Kit with bathrobe and slippers—and older kids can have treatments tailored just for them in the Casanova Wellness Centre.

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JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

Why it made the list

The Kids’ Club (for children aged 4 to 12), open from April to October, is included with all stays here. And during the warmer months, kids will love to hang out in the Family Pool as well as the Water Play Fountain, where they can build their own creations out of large-sized waterproof foam bricks (what fun!).

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Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort

Why it made the list

Besides the Kids’ Club for ages 4 to 12 (open mid-June to late August), where youngsters will get a taste of activities including Venetian mask making and puppet shows, the Lido’s main draw is the beach, where the calm water is great for young swimmers.

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Hotel Londra Palace

Why it made the list

Stylish families will love the elegant atmosphere and San Marco basin views from this 19th-century hotel. The Do Leoni restaurant offers a menu just for kids, and complimentary baby cribs are available upon request.

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Baglioni Hotel Luna

Why it made the list

Though there’s no dedicated kids’ club, the Baglioni features large-sized rooms where children can comfortably stay with their parents, special treats for children (like stuffed animals in the rooms), and a prime location near St. Mark’s Square, where kids can prance amongst the pigeons.

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Westin Europa & Regina

Why it made the list

Children are warmly welcomed at the Westin, which provides a list of family-friendly activities within close proximity to the hotel. Complimentary cribs are available for kids under 2, while children under 12 can share their parents’ bed free of charge.

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Al Palazzetto

Why it made the list

This B&B in an 18th-century palace has triple and quadruple rooms at a reasonable price, perfect for families who need space but don't want to spend a fortune.

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