Hotel La Residenza

Campo Bandiera e Moro (or Bragora), Castello 3608, Venice, Veneto, 30122, Italy, Venice, Italy

Why We Like It

Though rooms are basic and amenities are few, the public spaces at Hotel La Residenza are lovely, and it’s an affordable and well-located place with character from which to enjoy your time in Venice.

Fodor's Expert Review

For affordable accommodations in a 15th-century Gothic-Byzantine palazzo—once home to the Gritti family—Hotel La Residenza is a prime pick. The hotel has a quiet location on Campo Bandiera e Moro in the residential Castello district, but lively attractions are close at hand: It’s just a few blocks from the lagoon, nearby to Arsenale, and a short walk to Piazza San Marco.

You Should Know There’s no elevator, so you’ll need to take one flight of stairs up to reach the lobby.

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Guest rooms are clean and simple, with red-and-cream colored fabrics and traditional Venetian-style furnishings; some rooms have chandeliers, beamed ceilings, and stained glass.

Tip Opt for a room over the quiet square for the most atmosphere.


Tiled bathrooms have showers only, no tubs.


The lobby/salon is a fabulously decadent place to hang out, with carved ceilings and walls, pretty rugs, paintings, chandeliers, Venetian-style sofas, and a grand piano.


There’s no restaurant, but a very simple breakfast is served in the outstanding breakfast room, outfitted with carved walls and ceilings and hung with original paintings.

What's Nearby

Getting Around

It’s only about a 5-minute walk to the San Zaccaria vaporetto stop, plus all Venice’s main attractions in San Marco and elsewhere are within walking distance.


A cozy place with ultra-modern and affordable tasting menus paired with unusual wines, CoVino (1-minute walk) makes a great stop for lunch or dinner. The classic Venetian recipes at Al Covo (2-minute walk) have won over diners for years. Il Ridotto (7-minute walk) is one of the tastiest modern Italian eateries in town, with innovative dishes and a great wine list.


The wine bar Aciugheta (7-minute walk) specializes in cicchetti (bar snacks)—don’t miss the anchovy (aciugheta) mini-pizzas—paired with a large selection of local vinos. El Rèfolo (8-minute walk) pairs wine and beer with charcuterie and cheeses in a lively outdoor atmosphere.

Quick Facts


Phones: 041-5285315