The 7 Best Venice Hotels for Views

Liz Humphreys | February 07, 2018

Water, water everywhere—that pretty much sums up Venice. But surprisingly, a good number of Venetian hotels don’t offer much of a view. Not so with the accommodations below, which range from simple to deluxe, and where an astounding water view is all but guaranteed.


Hotel Danieli

Why it made the list

The iconic lagoon views from the rooftop Terrazza Danieli are not to be missed—come here for lunch or aperitivo to catch the water sparkling in the sunshine.

One of the most famous hotels in Venice, the Danieli lives u Read More


Westin Europa & Regina

Why it made the list

With the most terraces in Venice, and right on the Grand Canal to boot, you’re sure to find some unforgettable scenery.

Though contemporary in style, the hotel—made up of five 18th Read More


Bauer Palazzo

Why it made the list

Don't miss getting a drink on the Bauer’s terrace, with stunning views of the Grand Canal. A number of guest rooms also have superlative water vistas (though some don’t, so look before you commit).

Set in the bustling square of Campo San Moisè, the Bauer is Read More


Aman Venice

Why it made the list

Perched on the Grand Canal—but away from frenetic St. Mark’s—the Aman offers water views from many of its luxurious rooms, as well as from the bar in the lovely garden.

Aman Venice caters to luxury-seekers who want personalized s Read More


Palazzo Barbarigo

Why it made the list

Grand Canal views are only part of the charm at this gorgeous little art deco hotel in San Polo. There’s even a romantic second-floor cocktail bar with a wonderful terrace.

Art deco lovers will swoon at the Palazzo Barbarigo, a haven Read More


Palazzo Stern

Why it made the list

For Grand Canal views in a peaceful atmosphere (in the Dorsoduro district), this pretty hotel delivers. A large number of the delightful guest rooms offer outlooks right on the water—a wonderful way to wake up.

It’s all about the Grand Canal views at lovely Palazzo Stern Read More


Al Teatro

Why it made the list

Want to see (and hear) a crooning gondolier without ever leaving your room? This three-room B&B is nearly surrounded by water, and if you book the Amber Room, your private balcony is like sitting in the front row of a water opera.

This tiny and delightful B&B (with only three rooms) near La Read More

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