Housed in a historic palace originally designed by renowned Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, this boutique hotel reopened in 2006 after a complete and attentive restoration process. The hotel is set on Venice's Giudecca Island (historically Venice's garden place). Best of all is the experience upon arriving via the hotel's solar-powered boat. There are a total of 79 rooms and suites at this historical spa hotel. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Facilities include air conditioning, a hotel safe, currency exchange, lift access to the upper floors, conference facilities, wireless Internet access, as well as room and laundry service. Guests can wine and dine in the café, bar or restaurant.The rooms and suites are decorated with floral tapestries in pastel palettes and adorned with terraces overlooking either the gardens or the lagoon. All are en suite with a shower, bath and hairdryer. Guests enjoy the comfort of a double or king-size bed. Further in-room amenities include a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, Internet access, a safe, minibar, air conditioning and central heating.