Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

  • City Breaks, Italy, Venice

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Hotel Monaco and Grand Canal is everything you’d expect from a Venetian hotel. It’s a stunning building on the Grand Canal that dates back to the 17th Century. Head straight for the bar and grab a drink to enjoy on the terrace. You could easily sit here all day and just watch the boats and gondolas drift past. Breakfast is served on the terrace when the weather’s nice, which is a great way to start the day. The restaurant opens for dinner too so you can enjoy classic cuisine and a glass of local wine.

The hotel’s been modernised but still has a traditional Venetian feel in the rooms and public areas. Think frescoed ceilings and rich fabrics, which are offset by parquet floors and light colours. When you’re ready to get out and explore, you’ll be just a short distance from the sights. St. Mark’s Square is around the corner and you can see Rialto Bridge as soon as you leave the hotel. Don’t forget to stop by the famous Harry’s Bar for a Peach Bellini.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour by water taxi from Venice Marco Polo airport.

Added value

Hotel discount available between 19 Jul - 27 Aug 20, 01 - Nov 20 - 22 Apr 21, 27 Jun - 02 Sep 21 and 31 Oct - 06 Nov 21 (min stay 3 nights, excludes fair dates)

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 99
  • Official rating: 4

Rooms

Classic Double Rooms are an elegant mix of modern and classic Venetian design and have a minibar, 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
Venice

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.

Excursions

Walking tour of Venice (1 hour 45 mins)

Discover Venice on this guided walking tour of the city. Your guide will escort you through the charming streets and beside the waterways, unveiling the history and tales of the enchanting city. The route includes Piazza San Marco, Basilica San Marco, Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace), Bell Tower, Clock Tower and Procuratie. Continue to Santa Maria Formosa – the charming square, Campo San Giovanni e Paolo - the "Pantheon" of Venice, Marco Polo’s House and Malibran Theater. At the end you’ll have the chance to take an optional tour to see a Glass Craftsman at work, close to St Mark’s Square.

Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £23pp – hotel pickup and drop off is not included

Doges Palace (1 hour 30 mins)

Visit the Doge's Palace, "Palazzo Ducale", one of the most iconic structures in Venice, steeped in history. Formally home to the doge of Venice, it became the centre of the Venetian Empire and the seat of the Government. Your expert guide will lead you through the magnificent chambers, stuccoed halls adorned with artworks by the Venetian masters such as Titian and Bellini. Walk through the eerie, narrow passageways towards the prison cells and the famous Bridge of Sighs. Hotel pick up and drop off is not included.

Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £42pp – hotel pickup and drop off is not included

Golden Basilica Walking Tour (1 hour 15 mins)

Marvel at the beauty and rich history of Venice’s Golden Basilica, one of the world’s most majestic cathedrals. On this guided walking tour you’ll see the golden mosaics, gems, precious stones, artworks by Venetian masters and the beautiful marble inlay floors of this Byzantine masterpiece. Your expert guide will tell you the ancient tales and explain the history of the magnificent building.

Departs: Mon – Sat from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £27pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included.

Ducal Venice (3 hours)

Combine a walking tour of Venice with a visit to the magnificent Doge’s Palace. Begin with the walking tour where your guide will lead you through the streets of Venice, telling the tales of the city and pointing out the sights, giving you a true feel for the floating city. After, explore the chambers and stuccoed halls of the Doge’s Palace as your guide this building which the Venetian Empire once centred around.

Departs: Daily form 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £61pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Byzantine Venice (2 hours 30 mins)

Discover Byzantine Venice on this walking tour of the city where you’ll visit the majestic Golden Basilica. Your guide will lead you along the waterways, telling the tales of the city and pointing out the sights. You’ll get a true feel for the floating city. After, get up close to the mosaic laden, jewel encrusted Byzantine Golden Basilica, an icon of Venice. Your expert guide will describe the cathedrals rich history as you explore the building.

Departs: Mon – Sat from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £47pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Inside Venice (2 hours 30 mins)

Explore the Venice of the Doges and its eastern influences. Begin with a guided tour of the Doge’s Palace, visiting the halls of power where masterpieces adorn the walls. In the second part of the tour your guide will take you to see the golden mosaics of the Basilica di San Marco, once the private chapel of the Doges of Venice, the only one of its kind in Italy.
Departs: Mon – Sat from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £66pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Absolute Venice (half day)

On this excursion you’ll be led beside the canals of Venice, along the beautiful streets and through the sprawling piazzas, spotting and learning about the city’s most iconic sights on a guided walking tour. Next you’ll be taken on a guided tour of the Doge’s Palace, the building that the Venetian Empire centred around. Here you’ll see the lavish chambers laden with artwork by the great artists of the renaissance and be led through the narrow passages that lead to the prison cells over the Bridge of Sighs, as your guide tells you all about the history of the building. Finally, end the tour with a visit to the magnificent Byzantine Cathedral, the Basillica di San Marco. Sit comfortably as your guide explains the scenes depicted in the beautiful gold mosaics and artworks. Hotel pick up and drop off is not included.

Departs: Mon – Sat from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £88pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Venetian Waterways & Grand Canal by Gondola (30 minutes)

Take a gondola ride along the canals of this magical city. This tour will take you to quiet secluded waterways passing under small bridges and along the Grand Canal. Admire Palazzo Molin del Cuoridoro, known as Mozart's House and pass by the world famous La Fenice Theatre as you proceed along the Rio Canal. Soak up breath-taking view of the Doges Palace and of St. Marks’ Bell tower from a unique vantage point on the water. Enjoy commentary on your gondola tour by downloading the mobile App.

Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £36pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Gondola Serenade (30 minutes)

Enjoy a “promenade” by gondola, the famous and most elegant way to cross the Grand Canal. Join a gondola of six people and on the trip you’ll be serenaded by musicians and singers performing Italian songs, as you float along the small canals of Venice. Hotel pick up and drop off is not included.
Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £29pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Venetian Savours (1 hour)

On this evening food tour you’ll be led through the “calli” (streets) to discover the flavours of Venice. Visit local “Bacari” (bars) and sample “Cicchetti” (snacks) which are specialties of Venetian cuisine. End your evening with a drink, served in a typical bar Venetian bar.

Departs: Tue, Fri & Sat from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £44pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Tour to the Islands: Murano, Burano & Torcello (half day)

Discover the Venetian lagoons on this panoramic boat excursion to Murano, Burano and Torcello. Your guide will explain the history and traditions of the Islands as you sail through the lagoon. In Murano visit an historic glassblowing factory, in Burano see the colourful houses and admire the hand-made laces and in Torcello discover the first settlements of the inhabitants of Venice. 

Departs: Daily from 01 Apr – 31 Oct

Price: £18pp - hotel pick up and drop off is not included

Facilities

General Facilities

  • Free WiFi
  • Private water platform
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Meals

Breakfast is served 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.

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.

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.3369453
  • Latitude: 45.432334

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per person from £941
Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal
Venice, City Breaks,Bed & Breakfast
21/07/2021 - 3 nights
2 adults
From Birmingham Int.
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