Hotel Description: The Luna Hotel Baglioni, the oldest hotel in Venice, stands in the heart of the city, just a few steps from the Piazza San Marco, overlooking San Giorgio Island. This aristocratic hotel dates from the 12th century, when it served as a shelter for the Knights Templar. Ornate public rooms boast soaring frescoed ceilings, Murano chandeliers, antique furniture, fresh flowers, and excellent paintings. Guest rooms and suites, many of which have balconies overlooking the Grand Canal, are splendidly appointed with period-style furnishings, silk fabrics, magnificent chandeliers, objets d’art, and marble bathrooms. Some suites offer spacious balustraded terraces.
Located just steps from Piazza San Marco, in the very heart of Venice, just a short distance from some of the city's most famous historical attractions.
The warm and elegant Canova Restaurant features traditional dishes of the Veneto region and fine Italian cuisine. Marco Polo lounge, with 18th-century frescoes, for buffet breakfast. Caffe Baglioni, overlooking a small canal and the Royal Gardens, for cocktails. Room service.
Hotel Description: Situated in Radda in Chianti, hill town that has remained unaltered in its medieval charm, PALAZZO LEOPOLDO is a patrician villa where history, art and modern comforts meet to provide that certain old-world touch. Accurate service and warm welcoming: PALAZZO LEOPOLDO'S rooms and suites offer sophisticated elegance in historical ambient, together with original frescoes, “cotto” floors and fireplaces; excellent choice for exclusive meetings or events too.
At "La Perla del Palazzo", with garden, one can taste the real Tuscan food in a warm atmosphere accompanied by an excellent selection of local and Italian wines, chosen from our furnished "Enoteca". Personalized menu for events too.
Portofino is one of the jewels that the world envies to Italy. The typical coloured houses, the blue of the sea reached by the luxuriant green of the vegetation contribute to create a corner of incomparable beauty.Hidden amidst the typical green of the "Riviera" the Domina Inn Piccolo was originally an ancient and luxurious villa, evidence of the italian hospitality traditions The property features a warm and friendly atmosphere and an array of services, such as a restaurant and a bar: everything is here for a pleasant holiday! Furthermore, guests are entitled to a special discount at a nearby private beach, only 50 metres from the hotel.
Portofino is located at 30 Km from Genoa Airport, 10 km from A12 motorway (exit Rapallo) and 5 km from the railway station of Santa Margherita Ligure.
The Hotel Restaurant proposes a rich choice of international dishes together with the most representative specialities of the local tradition.
Hotel Description: Delighting in a stunning position, this sumptuous hotel in Venice lies just behind St Mark’s Square and is surrounded by the smartest boutiques in town, museums and sights.
Guests can arrive directly at Bauer Il Palazzo on the Grand Canal side by its own private boat: getting in the hotel, they are welcomed by its elegant lobby, adorned in wood panelling and ancient veneered Venetian panels. The same accuracy in decoration is found in every guests’ room and suite.
This luxury accommodation is pleased to offer its guests an exclusive hotel experience and a fine personalised service. Each of the 35 sumptuous and comfortable rooms and 40 suites is elegantly provided with stylish furniture, fabrics, Murano glass chandeliers, together with modern comforts. Every suite in this hotel in Venice is particularly adorned, some of which showing balconies or terraces giving the guests extraordinary views of Venice, the Grand Canal and St Mark’s Basin.
Bauer Il Palazzo is pleased to invite its guests to sample a really delicate cuisine in Venice, trough tasty and delightful international and Mediterranean dishes, prepared by Chef Giovanni Ciresa at the hotel’s restaurant, De Pisis. The restaurant offers the magnificent experience of a view on the Grand Canal from its elegant terrace.
Settimo Cielo is luxury hotel’s fine terrace and lounge where breakfast is served, while it is possible to taste delicate aperitifs and cocktails at the hotel’s Bar Foyer, with its charming atmosphere. Fine live music can be appreciated every evening at the smart Bar Gran Canale.
This luxury hotel in Venice is equipped with modern hotel facilities, among which a smart Fitness Room and a relaxing Health Spa: here guests can experience personalised programmes, treatments and massages. The hotel’s Boutique is an ideal place to find unique Venetian and Italian gifts, many of them realised by the artisans of Venice.
Experience the genuine Venice in one of the most fine, romantic, cosy Venetian palazzo at Bauer Il Palazzo.
Location and Transfers
The hotel is located in the heart of Venice, two minutes walking distance from St Mark's Square. The closest point to the hotel that is reachable by car (and the only place in Venice where you can drive) is Piazzale Roma.
From Piazzale Roma (car parking garage) or Santa Lucia railway station to the hotel:
* Private water taxi directly to the hotel dock: about 15 minutes
* Take vaporetto line 1 to San Marco Vallaresso: about 45 minutes, or line 82
From Santa Lucia railway station to the hotel:
* Private water taxis are available from the waterfront immediately outside the railway station directly to the hotel dock: about 15 minutes
* Take vaporetto line 1 to San Marco Vallaresso: about 45 minutes, or line 82
From Venice Marco Polo Airport:
* Private water taxi directly to the hotel dock: about 40 minutes
Italian Travel Team can also organise private water transfers with a hostess.
De Pisis Our gourmet restaurant, De Pisis, with its terrace overlooking the Grand Canal, is much more than a hotel restaurant: it is a destination for people of discerning taste and palate. The inside room, decorated in Venetian style, recreates the charming and intimate atmosphere of past times, surrounded by a pleasant air of kindness and competence. In an exclusive setting, Chef Giovanni Ciresa offers an original cuisine based on international cooking and enriched by local Mediterranean traditions. A philosophy that pays special attention to the use of raw materials and the refinement of the ingredients in season, without giving up on experimentation. The splendid terrace on the Grand Canal is open from the beginning of spring to late autumn, allowing you to taste a refined cuisine with an unrivalled and spectacular backdrop. Settimo Cielo This is a beautiful lounge on the 7th floor, with a wonderful terrace and spectacular views over the city and the lagoon, where breakfast is served exclusively to guests of Bauer Il Palazzo. The 7th floor of the palazzo, with its spectacular panoramic terrace dominating the entire St Mark's Basin, is the perfect place for holding exclusive functions. Bar Foyer A cosy, intimate atmosphere, the perfect spot to enjoy one of the several cocktails prepared with special care by our Master Barman and his team. Our tempting desserts, the vintage Porto wine, our choice of Italian grappas, brandy and French cognac as well as the best aged whisky have all been carefully selected to satisfy the most demanding guests. Bar Gran Canale The ideal setting for a pre-lunch aperitif or an after-dinner drink. Guests are also offered an inviting choice of creative light cuisine, from hot and cold sandwiches, including vegetarian, to our home-made croutons, delicious salads and much more... The elegant interior, combined with friendly yet attentive service, makes our guests feel at home. Open during summer with live music in the evening.
Hotel Description: In a scenic Palace located in Radda in Chianti, an enchanting medieval village embraced by ancient walls, in the heart of gorgeous Siena countryside amidst gentle hills, woods, grapes and olive trees, there you find Hotel Palazzo San Niccolò, a four star hotel, just 30 minutes from Siena. Precious materials, authentic frescoes merged in a magic atmosphere to offer you an unforgettable experience, full of comfort and top quality services. Hotel San Niccolò is the right place to be ravished by Tuscany charm.
The Siena Chianti area is one of the most renowned and charming in Tuscany. It has its typical, gently sloping hillsides, outlined by the rows of vines and interspersed here and there by pretty villages, medieval castles and old parish churches. Right in the heart of this wonderful area, we can find Radda in Chianti, known as the "vineyard village" because of its large-scale wine production and because it has been home to the Chianti Classico Consortium since 1924.
Coming from the north:
Motorway for Florence, exit "Firenze Certosa". HIghway for Siena, exit "San Donato", signs for Castellina and Radda in Chianti
Coming from the South:
A1 Rome - Florence Exit "Valdarno" Signs for Gaiole in Chianti and Radda in Chianti
N 43° 29.328
E 11° 22.344
Restaurant Guests at the Hotel Palazzo San Niccolò can try out typical Tuscan dishes in the sophisticated restaurant at Perla del Palazzo. The restaurant boasts a sophisticated, typical environment where several exquisite dishes are served each day, all made with genuine local ingredients such as the locally-grown vegetables, the local cheeses and salamis, meats from the important "Cinta senese" breed of pigs and extra virgin olive oil made from the centuries-old olive trees that grow in the area. All the food is accompanied by precious DOC wines coming from the vineyards that line the surrounding hills.
Hotel Description: The hotel Maison La Minervetta is located in a unique position in Sorrento, on the cliffs overlooking Marina Grande the ancient fisherman town, the entire Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvius volcano. In 5 minutes you will reach the historic centre, the beach and the harbour, the starting point for tours to Capri, Procida, Ischia and Naples.
The property is fully air-conditioned and features a modern and luxurious atmosphere with all the comforts including a bar, a Wi-Fi Internet Point, a large lounge area, a dining room and an exclusive terrace with spectacular views over the sea.
The hotel is easily reachable by motorway A3, exit Castellammare di Stabia. Then take the SS 145 statale and exit at Sorrento.
From the Naples railway station, take the Circumvesuviana local train. Get off at the last stop in Sorrento. Then take a taxi that will take you to the hotel in around 10 minutes.
From the Naples airport take the Curreri shuttle service, direction Sorrento-Penisola Sorrentina. Get off at the Sorrento/Piazza Tasso stop.
The property boasts a marvellous terrace, overlooking the gulf of Sorrento and the Vesuvius volcano, where you can have breakfast or sip a cocktail. The kitchen, with handmade ceramic tiles from Vietri, is a special place where the owner prepares for you a genuine breakfast.
Hotel Description: An architectural landmark on Venice's Grand Canal, just steps from Piazza San Marco, The Westin Europa & Regina offers an ideal combination of traditional elegance and modern technology. The property offers new rooms, magnificently restored in an antique style, featuring beautiful Grand Canal views that inspired Monet, who painted the city while visiting.
Among the facilities offered by the property, you will find a restaurant, a lounge bar, a beautiful garden, 24-hour front desk and room service, meeting facilities, laundry and valet service, in-room movies and baby sitting. Small pets are allowed. The hotel offers 185 bedrooms, available in different sizes and typologies. All of the rooms, magnificently restorated, are equipped with direct dial phone, individually controlled air conditioning, safe, mini bar, satellite TV and Internet connection.
All of the accommodations feature a private bathroom with hairdryer, and some of the rooms have a view on the Grand Canal.
Guests can leave their car in Piazzale Roma or Tronchetto. From Piazzale Roma, take vaporetto line 1 or 82 and step off at Vallaresso.
From Santa Lucia railway station, take vaporetto line 1 or 82 and step off at Vallaresso.
From Venezia-Marco Polo airport, take either a taxi to the hotel or a pullman to Piazzale Roma and follow the aforementioned indications.
Chefs prepare savory regional dishes in the show kitchen at La Cusina, and Bar Tiepolo's salon atmosphere is ideal for tea or a cocktail. During the summer season, the famous private beaches and casinos of the Lido -- along with tennis, golf and boating at the hotel's sister properties -- are a complimentary boat ride away.
Hotel Description: During the months of mid-March to early November, The Westin Excelsior, Venice Lido Resort offers a rejuvenating haven in the beautiful city of Venice. Guests enjoy gorgeous water views, and the famous Piazza San Marco is only a short boat ride away. It’s no wonder we were named one of the “Top 25 Resorts in Europe” by Condé Nast Traveler in 2005.
Relax by our beautiful outdoor pool or reinvigorate with a tennis match on one of our clay courts. We have a myriad of activities, including water sports for the whole family from June to September. Our restaurants are recognized worldwide, including the Tropicana Restaurant & Terrace overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Or enjoy an informal beach-level meal at our La Taverna Restaurant.
The Westin Excelsior, Venice Lido Resort’s oversized guest rooms and suites, decorated in an Iberian-Moresque style offer complete relaxation. All accommodations feature soothing views of the sea, lagoon or gardens, and our signature Heavenly Bed® for a restful sleep. Guests will feel renewed and refreshed each day.
Made famous by movie stars from the world over, the Tropicana Restaurant & Terrace offers romantic views of the Adriatic Sea. A relaxed, yet elegant ambiance decorated in summer hues combined with impeccable service and innovative regional and international cuisine ensure a truly memorable evening. During the summer months of July, August, and September, candlelight dining on its terrace is complemented by live music. Reservations are recommended.
Open daily for breakfast and lunch, the informal La Taverna Restaurant, at beach level, is just a few steps away from the Adriatic Sea. Decorated in bamboo and adorned with graceful vine trellises, the restaurant proposes an open-air setting and light, fresh, cuisine characterised by fish dishes.
For internationally famed cocktails and a selection of Italian snacks, look no further than the intimate Blue Bar. Portrayed by 60?s style pastel coloured hues, this piano bar offers delightful entertainment in a sophisticated, yet casual ambiance. Admire the incomparable views from its terrace during the warmer months.
Located by the pool, the open-air setting of the Pool Bar is the best place to enjoy a snack or a selection of dishes from the grill during the summer months.
Try our informal Beach Bar during the summer for a snack or refreshing drink at beach level.