The Hotel Antiche Figure looks out onto that quintessentially romantic Venetian scene, the Grand Canal, and is located centrally in this beautiful city. For lovers and businessmen and all those in-between, the Hotel Antiche is perfect for those wishing to explore the elegant architecture, take in the narrow waterways and the graceful gondoliers - alternatively the hotel is in a prime location to stage small business gatherings. Just a few steps away from Basilica dei Frari, Scuola Grande di S. Rocco and the Jewish Ghetto, while a ten minute walk will bring you onto the Rialto Bridge.
A beautiful 15th century palazzo, the Hotel Antiche Figure takes its name from the Renaissance Fresco that once decorated its exterior. There's the luxuriant Breakfast Room, where every morning you'll be provided with delicious exemplars of the Italian way to start the day, in a buffet style. Then there's the Garden Cafetaria, where you can take your coffee, or one of Venice's most famous cocktails, a Bellini, while watching the swirls of the Grand Canal below. For other occasions, there's a Lounge Bar, for reclining and meeting friends, family and colleagues.
With a choice of Superior or Deluxe rooms, you'll be able to find a break tailored to your needs at the Hotel Antiche Figure. The Deluxe rooms overlook the Grand Canal, and each has a bedroom and sitting area - with all furnishings keeping in style with typically Venetian flourishes. The Superior rooms have a scenic view of the narrow Venetian streets and rooftops, and are comprised solely of an elegant bedroom sans sitting area. Both have luxury baths in green and white, and red and white marble. And all suites at the Hotel Antiche Figure are equipped with air-conditioning, heating, direct-dial telephones, satellite colour TV, radio, in-room safe, fridge bar, internet connection, hairdryer and courtesy mirror.
Please note: The city of Venice is introducing a new city tax. This tourism tax is to be paid before the end of stay DIRECTLY to the hotel. This is 3€ per day, per person.
Location and Resort:
Considered one of the world's most important tourist destinations for its beauty and art, the city of Venice offers a truly memorable experience for its unique cityscape and its historical attractions dating back several centuries.
Some of the amazing you can see during your visit to the city includes several famous churches such as the impressive Saint Mark's Basilica with its Piazzo San Marco, one of the highlights of a visit to Venice that have become a popular tourist attraction. There are also many museums that also offer tours of some of the historical buildings they are based in, such as the Doge's Palace, the Glass Museum and the Jewish Museum. It is also worth noting that many of the museums and churches do require an entrance fee, however a pass or combined pass can be bought which will cover many of the attractions.
Along with the museums and churches to visit there are also several art galleries that are well worth seeing, with the Academia Gallery being one of the most impressive with its collection of masterpieces dating as far back as the 14th century; or for a more alternate choice you could visit the Bugno Gallery where you can see more contemporary art displays ranging from wonderful modern paintings to sculptures made from a variety of materials.
For those feeling a bit more active there are also many beautiful parks and gardens to explore, or there are plenty of activities to try with golf courses, sailing, swimming pools, tennis courts and gym and fitness centres, providing some excellent ways to keep yourself entertained.
For those looking for a memorable shopping experience will not be disappointed as Venice is considered one of the main shopping centres in Italy, with the several districts in the city offering a shoppers paradise whether you are looking for high fashion, antiques, furniture or home accessories. The main shopping areas in Venice can be found running down from the Piazzo San Marco, where you can find Mercerie and the nearby Calle dei Fabbri, which have been the main shopping streets in Venice for hundreds of years, a popular choice for both locals and tourists. There are also some interesting markets to visit including long established ones that have been important part of local life with most of them found around the Rialto area, where you can find the main food markets selling all sorts of fresh produce from fruit and vegetables to fish and poultry.
Eating and Drinking:
The Hotel Antiche Figure boasts a traditionally decorated breakfast room where its guests may enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast of hot and cold dishes, helping you get each day off to a good start.
For when you just need to sit down and relax or soak up the sun there is also the garden bar/cafe with its outdoor seating area, serving a selection of snacks, pastries and drinks throughout the day.
The hotel does not have a swimming pool.
Set in a beautiful spot within the city of Venice, the Hotel Antiche Figure provides a wonderful choice for those looking to experience the more traditional and historical side of the city. Guests will appreciate its comfortable and elegantly decorated rooms along with its modern facilities, which all help to ensure you enjoy your stay in Venice.
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