This hotel is housed in a former nobleman's palazzo, which used to be the residence of the Armenian Sherimann family, who were famous nobles in Venice. The family owned the palace until the end of the 19th Century and Count Sherimann transformed the palace into a shelter for homeless and poor orphan children during the 1800s. The building has been recently fully renovated on the inside and outside, preserving its original architecture. The hotel is spread over 3 levels: the ground, first and second floors and includes 2 magnificent halls and terrace. Two original Greek columns dating back to the 13th Century and a well adorn the entrance. This historical city hotel comprises a total of 31 rooms including 22 double/twin rooms, 4 suites and 5 junior suites. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and lift access. It also offers a cafe and a breakfast room and business travellers will appreciate the conference facilities and Internet access. Guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services.Furniture and fabrics in the 31 rooms are 18th-century in style and all rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer and offer a king-size or double bed. They are equipped with a telephone, satellite TV, a radio, a hifi, a safe and a minibar, as well as films/videos. Furthermore, individually adjustable air conditioning and heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.