The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice

Open the gold-rimmed doors of the Hotel Gritti Palace and experience Venetian romance sixteenth century style. Situated on the Grand Canal in Venice with incomparable views, the Hotel Gritti Palace was built in 1525 as the residence of Andrea Gritti, the Doge of Venice and is just a short walk from Venice’s elite shopping district and principal attractions. With an ornately hand painted grand piano, intricately woven rugs, marble tiles, and finely painted gold-trimmed ceilings, the Hotel Gritti Palace preserves within its walls stories of illustrious visitors and royal families. Renowned for its discreet, attentive service and elegant luxury, the Hotel Gritti Palace has been named one of the ‘Best of the Best,’ one of the ‘Top 75 Resorts in Europe,’ and to the Gold List Reserve by Condé Nast Traveler in 2005.