The Top 10 Places to Get Romantic in Venice

Liz Humphreys | February 01, 2018

As one of the most romantic cities in the world, Venice has its fair share of delightful hotels to stay at. Whether it’s a palazzo with ultra-charming décor, or a boutique inn with balconies overlooking the water, we’ve chosen the places that will spark the most romance in this one-of-a-kind town.


Ca' Maria Adele

Why it made the list

The beautiful rooms here, with beamed ceilings, damask wallpaper, and gorgeous patterned floors, are sure to ignite romance. And you can sleep in after your romantic night since breakfast is served until noon.

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Palazzo Abadessa

Why it made the list

Traditionalists will love this richly decorated little hotel, from the beautiful marble-floored, beamed-ceiling lobby to the gilded and frescoed bedrooms. The private garden is the perfect place for a drink with your sweetheart.

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Palazzo Barbarigo

Why it made the list

A fairy-tale palace all done up in red and black—from the lobby to the bedrooms to the black bathrooms—that feels incredibly romantic. And, yes, it does have prime Grand Canal views if you splurge on a suite (totally worth it).

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Palazzo Paruta

Why it made the list

Antique-lovers will fall for this adorable little hotel inside a 17th-century palace. Details like Murano glass chandeliers, Carrara marble bathrooms, and an internal courtyard where you can relax with a glass of wine seal the deal.

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Hotel Londra Palace

Why it made the list

Gorgeous inside and out, this elegant 19th-century hotel has lovely lagoon views from its deluxe rooms and junior suites; get one with a terrace and a Jacuzzi tub to up the romance factor.

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Palazzo Venart

Why it made the list

The sitting rooms in this 16th-century palace are unreal: lavishly decorated and full of elegant charm, and the bedrooms, with frescoes and stucco walls, are studies in romance. Add to that views onto the Grand Canal, and it’s a match made in heaven.

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Hotel Antico Doge

Why it made the list

The 18th-century décor here, all pale pinks and golds, oozes charm, and most of the guest rooms have tubs—go ahead, ask for one with a Jacuzzi.

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Hotel Ai Cavalieri di Venezia

Why it made the list

How could staying in a 16th-century palace not spark romance? Especially when guest rooms and public spaces have loads of charm and detail. End (or start?) your night with a fabulous cocktail at mixology haven Bat Bar.

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Hotel Danieli

Why it made the list

The sense of romance starts in the beautifully decorated lobby. And if you can get a traditional Venetian room rather than a Gothic room, you’ll be steeped in charm (think silk patterned wallpaper and Murano glass).

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Ca' Sagredo Hotel

Why it made the list

In a 15th-century palace loaded with art and frescoes, with balconies facing the Grand Canal and a charming rooftop terrace, you’ll truly feel like you’re living the Venice dream.

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