Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

  • City Breaks, Italy, Venice

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A former 17th century palazzo, the Hotel Monaco and Grand Canal is the pinnacle of Venetian splendour. Tucked away down a small calle away from the crowds of the surrounding piazzas, this impressive building is somehow central and secluded all at once. The property spills out over three buildings all on the very edge of the Grand Canal. The interiors are very much an homage to their origins with 17th century columns and arched ceilings dominating each room, and the softly lit hallways are lined with local works of art. Guest rooms have been refurbished in recent years and each has an individual style with marble bathrooms, velvet drapes and large arched windows.

Piazza San Marco is just a short distance away where you'll find the city's most famous landmarks and just around the corner from here is the famous Harry's Bar where the bellini was invented. You don't have to wander far from the hotel to find some of the best cuisine Venice has to offer - the Grand Canal restaurant located within the hotel has an impeccable team of chefs who work to create a mix of elegantly modern and traditional dishes using fresh fish from the Adriatic sea complemented by local wines.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour by water taxi from Venice Marco Polo Airport or approx. 1 hour 5 mins by private car and water taxi from Venice Treviso Airport

  • No. of rooms: 99
  • No. of buildings: 0
  • No. of floors: 0
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
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  • Official rating: 4

Classic Double Rooms are an elegant mix of modern and classic Venetian design and are equipped with minibar, electronic safe, flat screen TV, air conditioning, hairdryer and free wifi. They measure 21m² and can sleep up to two adults.

Superior Rooms are newly renovated in a contemporary style with light colours and gold leaf touches complemented by Murano glass chandeliers, velvet lined furniture and intricately decorated beamed ceilings. They can sleep two adults with a cot. These rooms are available on request, please call to book. 

Exclusive Rooms are 24m² and can sleep up to two adults. They have been recently renovated and offer views of the San Marco bell tower and Venetian rooftops. They are available on request, please call to book.

Junior Suites sleep two adults and offer plenty of space with 35m² and comfortable seating area. They are available on request, please call to book.

Suites sleep two adults and are available on request, please call to book. 

Canal View Suites have panoramic views of the Maria della Salute and San Giorgio island. This bright and spacious suite boasts a living area with high back armchairs, tea table and antique writing desk as well as Murano glass chandelier. They are available on request, please call to book.









  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Breakfast is available for guests each morning in the grand dining room where you'll find a buffet service with a rich variety of freshly baked pastries, homemade jams, cold meats and fresh fruit juices and coffee. 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

Charm laden canals, golden squares, waterside palaces – it’s little wonder that Venice is billed as the most romantic city on earth.

A city for the curious, getting lost in Venice is half the fun. Time-worn streets lead you past tiny pizzerias and shops hung with Venetian masks. Gondoliers glide down waterways navigated by their ancestors, while vaporetti speed down the Grand Canal to St Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge. Islands gather in the surrounding Venetian Lagoon – and each have their own specialty. Nip over to Murano to see the masterful glass blowers or to Burano to wander the canals framed by rainbow-coloured houses.

Inghams operate a telephone Rep service in Venice.

Things to do in resort

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.3369453
  • Latitude: 45.432334

For more information on travel and transport visit our Venice page


Walking Tour of Venice with San Marco Basilica (half day)

Enjoy a guided walking tour that starts in Piazza San Marco – known all over the world for its unique beauty and architecture. You’ll then discover St. Mark’s Basilica, which was founded in the 9th Century to house the body of St. Mark when he died, and Palazzo Ducale, a stunning Gothic building that was the Doge’s official residence. You’ll learn interesting facts about these popular Venice monuments with an experienced and passionate guide.

Departs: Daily except Sundays from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £24pp (£42pp including entrance to Pala D’Oro) – hotel pick up and drop off is not included

The Doge's Palace (1 hour 30 mins)

Learn the fascinating history behind the Doge’s Palace – the iconic Gothic building that sits on St. Marks Square in front of the Venice’s Grand Canal. Built sometime between the 10th and 11th Century, Palazzo Ducale has seen over 120 Doges govern over the city of Venice for almost 1,000 years.

Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £43pp – hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Tour of the Venice Lagoon (half day)

This popular excursion will take you away from the bustle of Venice’s centre and to some of the picturesque islands that dot the lagoon. You’re first stop is Murano where you’ll be able to view a glass-blowing demonstration and shop for some souvenirs in the factory. You’ll then visit Burano, which is known for its lace-making and colourful houses. The quite pace of this little island makes it a pleasure to walk around its small network of canals. You’re final stop is Torcello, a sleepy island that’s home to Venice’s very first cathedral.

Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £19pp – hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Gondola Serenade (30 mins)

No trip to Venice would be complete without an iconic gondola ride through the city’s romantic canals. This unforgettable tour will show give you a unique perspective on the beautiful sites of Venice before enjoying a traditional dinner.

Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £40pp – hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Absolute Venice (3 hours)

This tour combines two of Venice’s most popular attractions – Doges Palace and St. Marks Basilica. An expert guide will talk about these fascinating buildings and by pre-booking you’ll be able to head straight in and skip the typical long queues.

Departs: Daily except Sundays from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £79pp – hotel pick up and drop off is not included


Restaurants & Bars 

Grand Canal Restaurant is open to both guests and the public and is renowned for its inventive and luxurious dishes. The exceptional team of chefs work with local ingredients and create recipes inspired by traditional cuisine as well as modern resulting in an eclectic collection of dishes ranging from Swordfish tartare to honey-whiskey glazed duck breast. The restaurant looks out over the Grand Canal and during the warmer months dinner can be taken out on the terrace with panoramic views of the San Marco basin and island of Guidecca.

Terrace Bar has lovely canal views and is an ideal spot for a cocktail or glass of wine before dinner.

General Facilities

  • Free wifi
  • Private water platform

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per person from £720
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Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal
Venice, City Breaks,Bed & Breakfast
11/08/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Heathrow
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