A gorgeous boutique hotel set in a former Doge’s 16th-century residence is Hotel Palazzo Abadessa.
The hotel is nestled on the quiet side of Cannaregio and overlooks the Santa Sofia Canal. Also, the hotel is embellished with beautiful heirloom antiques and frescoed ceilings. Thus, it stays true to its aristocratic history.
Aside from this, the hotel boasts a lavish garden. A perfect area to sit down and take your time to catch some fresh air.
All rooms at the hotel are individually designed with different color schemes, adorned with lovely fabrics, silk wallpapers, and antiques. Moreover, each room comes with a safety deposit box, minibar, and satellite TV.
Because of the place intimacy, guests are given a more personalized touch. Guests are treated with the feeling of being home away from home.
Furthermore, the front desk is very thoughtful and knowledgeable on all things Venetian. Tip: Make sure to ask them for recommendations on good food. They certainly know a lot.
As for the food, the hotel does not have an in-house restaurant. However, it offers an extensive continental breakfast in either its breakfast room or in its garden area.
And to chill and relax through the night, you can head to the hotel’s bar. It’s the perfect place to catch a drink or two and enjoy the views of the canal.