This charming historical city hotel is housed in a 15th century residence, which has undergone careful restoration, and was previously home to important families from Venice and around the world. Overlooking the Saint Sebastian canal and the church of the same name, this delightful hotel and the added refinement of its garden is further embellished by its interiors, which stay true to the ancient original layout. It features large communal areas with elegant wood panelling, such as the lobby, the reception area, the breakfast room and again the garden. The hotel management is led to exacting standards by the owners, assisted by professional personnel, and continues the tradition of high quality Venetian hospitality. This air-conditioned hotel comprises only 16 rooms and facilities on offer to guests include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a lift and a TV lounge. Guests may also take advantage of the bar, the breakfast room, wireless Internet access (for an additional fee) and there are room and laundry services (charges apply to both).
The hotel enjoys a unique location in an authentic and typical setting in Venice, facing the Church of Saint Sebastian and the Convent of Saint Sebastiano. Today the convent is the site of the Humanities Department of Venice's UniversitÓ Ca' Foscari, and the Church of Saint Sebastian is one of the city's most prestigious destinations for art lovers. It is a short walk from the San Basilio Maritime Station, point of departure for Mediterranean cruise boats and ship lines and ferries which take guests to Saint Mark's Square and Piazzale Roma (with its bus station) in 10 minutes. The hotel is 5 minutes from the Hilton-Molino Stucky convention centre and within 800 m there are plenty of restaurants, shops and bars. Venice Airport is a mere 10 km away.
The spacious rooms are original and welcoming. Each is decorated in an individual colour-scheme, with furnishings inspired by Venetian traditions, reinterpreted with a touch of modern design. They have a lovely view of the Saint Sebastian canal, the hotel garden and the roofs of Venice. They come in classic and deluxe versions, to meet guests' need for space and comfort. The rooms are equipped with all the best amenities for the most pleasant of stays in a hotel in Venice. They all come with a private en suite bathroom with a shower and bathtub and there is a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a radio, Internet access and a minibar. Furthermore, there is a double bed, a safe, and individually adjustable heating and air conditioning provided as standard.
The nearest golf course is in the immediate vicinity of the hotel, on the Lido. It is also possible to play a game of tennis and to go horse riding. Additional charges apply to all of these activities.
Guests may select their continental breakfast from a buffet.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
From the 24th of August 2011 the municipality of Venice will introduce a City tax to be paid by the occupants of facilities, and the amount vary according to the season.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV