Baglioni Hotel Luna

Venice, Italy

The Luna Hotel Baglioni is the oldest hotel in Venice, and is perfectly located in the heart of the city, just a few steps from Piazza San Marco, overlooking San Giorgio Island. Many of the sumptuously decorated rooms and suites overlook the Grand Canal.

At a Glance

  • Historic Venetian palace steps away from St.Mark's Square

  • Easily accessed by watertaxi, with its own landing stage

  • Home to the award winning 'Canova' restaurant

  • Sumptuously decorated in extravagant Venetian style

  • Gondola station located right outside the hotel

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This historic landmark of the city dates from the 12th century, when it served as a shelter for the Knights Templar on their way to the Crusades. Ornate public areas boast soaring frescoed ceilings, chandeliers of Murano glass, antique furniture, marble staircases, and fabulous works of art.

Breakfast is taken in the Marco Polo ballroom, adorned with beautiful 18th century frescoes by the school of Tiepolo.

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 terraces.


There are a variety of beautifully decorated suites and rooms available, most of which boast stunning views over the lagoon.

Superior Rooms are traditionally decorated with period-style furniture and offer views over either the Venetian roofs and streets, or the internal courtyard. Some also have a garden or side canal view (supplement applies). They are about 25-28 m² in size.

Deluxe Double Rooms are larger and decorated in the same style, with similar views.

Junior Suites are larger still and have a sitting area as part of their large bedroom, as well as a beautifully appointed marble bathroom. The view from the room is either overlooking the Venetian streets or looking into the internal courtyard. Deluxe Junior Suites with Lagoon view are available at a supplement.

Junior Suite Classic

Junior Suites Classic offer a view of a Venetian courtyard or street view and measure a spacious 50 sqm approx. These junior suites are open plan, with a wonderful marble bathroom.

Superior Room

Traditional Venetian style rooms with a charming street/coutyard view. At 30 square meters a very comfortable room with a marble en suite bathroom.

Deluxe Room

The deluxe rooms boast a spacious Italian marble bathroom and a warm Venetian style. These rooms can host an extra bed for children, so perfect if you are a party of three.

Junior Suite Lagoon View

The Junior Suites Lagoon View benefit from a stunning view over St. Mark’s Basin and the island of San Giorgio. The rooms are spacious with a sitting room area and a large marble bathroom.

Suite Classic

The Classic Suite has a separate living room and bedroom in a beautiful Venetian style. The suites measure between 50 and 60 square meters and have lovely marble bathrooms.

Suite Lagoon View

The Suite Lagoon View, whilst having a great view of the canal, is spacious with a large bedroom and separate living room. Also benefiting from a large marble bathroom.

Suite Grand Lagoon View

These Suites have a brilliant view of the canals of Venice or St. Mark’s Basin. They are again a generous size with a separate bedroom and living room as well as a large marble bathroom.


Children of all ages are welcome to come and stay at Hotel Luna Baglioni. There are no specific facilities available for them at the hotel but they will love exploring the city.


Breakfast is served in the Marco Polo ballroom, decorated with splendid frescoes.

The Canova restaurant, winner of the Fogher d’Oro and Gambero Rosso awards, provides an intimate, and exclusive atmosphere, and the best of Venetian culinary tradition, using extremely high-quality, fresh, seasonal products.

The elegant Caffè Baglioni faces a small canal which runs alongside the hotel and offers a pleasant view of the famous Giardini Reali of Piazza San Marco. Just a short distance from the piazza, it is the ideal place to relax after a busy day visiting the city of Venice or shopping.


Venice is a city brimming with personality, culture and history. There are many art galleries, fashion boutiques, churches and palaces to visit in the city. The hotel will be happy to advise and help to arrange any tours or activities you may like to do during your stay.

Location & Directions

Venice, Italy

Ideally positioned a stone’s throw from Piazza San Marco, right in the heart of Venice facing the San Marco Basin and the island of San Giorgio, the Luna Hotel Baglioni is situated a short distance from the most famous historical and artistic attractions of the city.

When to go

Venice is a city that can be enjoyed at all times of the year. The months from Easter to October are the main tourist season when hotels can be difficult to come by at short notice. The other two really popular spells are during the Carnival in February (the 10 days up to Shrove Tuesday) and the weeks on each side of Christmas.

Summer (mid July to the end of August) isn't necessarily the best time to go to Venice. Apart from the hordes of tourists, the air can be humid and unpleasant. The climate will often result in clouds of mosquitoes and other insects invading the lagoon, and the smell emanating from the water can be very unpleasant. Italians vacation in August, so many shops and restaurants close during this time.

If you're planning to visit Venice between October and late February, take your wellies just in case! This is the season of floods - known locally as acqua alta, and occasional downpours can be heavy. The low-lying Piazza San Marco is especially vulnerable.

Clear blue skies and balmy weather make spring and autumn the best times to go.

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