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Londra Palace

Venice, Italy

At a Glance

  • Located in an enviable position, right on the waterfront, moments from Piazza San Marco

  • Restaurant ‘Do Leoni’ has a beautiful terrace overlooking the lagoon, simply stunning at sunset

  • Tchaikovsky stayed in room 106 in 1877 and composed the first three movements of Symphony No. 4 there

  • All rooms have stunning views over the Basin of San Marco or the Palladian church of San Giorgio

  • One of the oldest hotels in Venice

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Venice is a city that can be enjoyed at all times of the year, although summer tends to be a busy time to visit. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to travel to Venice, as the city is less crowded and the temperatures are pleasant.

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Insider's View

The Londra bar is located directly on the Riva degli Schiavoni. This is the perfect place to sit and watch the world go by with a drink in hand.

Footsteps away from the Grand Canal, this hotel is right in the thick of it and in high season it can appear very crowded right outside.

Interested in a private rooftop terrace for your aperitivo and nibbles? Speak to your consultant to book one of the best patios in the city!

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Description

Just moments from Piazza San Marco, the Londra Palace is a beautifully designed 53-room hotel on the edge of the Lagoon, with breathtaking views over to the Island of San Giorgio. Londra Palace offers fantastic cuisine alongside luxury accommodation.

The Londra Palace has one of the most sought after locations in Venice, right on the waterfront and only moments from Piazza San Marco and the heart of the city. Built in 1860, the hotel has been beautifully renovated and restored creating a unique boutique hotel. It has one hundred windows, all with incomparable views over the lagoon towards the island of San Giorgio.

The 53 rooms are all individually designed, each with sumptuous colours and classic Venetian furnishings. The standard rooms have a view of the city, the deluxe overlooks the lagoon, while the spacious junior suites overlook the basin of San Marco and the Palladian Church of San Giorgio. The Restaurante do Leoni also shares these exceptional views, and in the warmer months guests can relax on the veranda, just a few metres from the lagoon.

Venice is an ancient city encompassing 117 islands connected to each other by 150 canals and 400 bridges. It has been declared a Unesco World heritage site due to its unique urban layout and immense artistic patrimony. Venice offers everything a traveller could dream of; fantastic shops, mouthwatering cuisine and unique events. The Londra Palace is a superb base to explore this wonderful city.

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Accommodation

Londra Palace has 53 unique rooms, combining the charm of this historic hotel with the comfort and technology of modern life. Classic doubles have a city view, Deluxe doubles have a lagoon view and Junior Suites overlook the Basin of San Marco and the Palladian church of San Giorgio. All rooms provide satellite TV, WiFi and a minibar and one special suite has a hideaway Jacuzzi bathtub!

Childcare

Children are welcome to come and stay at Londra Palace. However, there are no specific facilities available for them at the hotel except for a children’s menu.

Facilities

'Restaurante Do Leoni' is open for lunch and dinner with a terrace overlooking the lagoon serving Venetian specialities and a rich selection of prestigious wine and champagne. The cuisine and atmosphere of 'Do Leoni' make it a reference point for gourmets from all over the world. Located on the splendid veranda facing Riva degli Schiavone is the cocktail bar mixing local tradition with an international spirit.

Reviews

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Gwen Nicol (Staff)

Londra Palace is a classic Venetian hotel right in the heart of the city just steps from St Mark's Square. Many of the rooms face the Grand Canal and offer fantastic views of this bustling city. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and it was so nice to wake up to views of the boats in the canal. The staff are super friendly and helpful and nothing seems too much trouble for everyone at Londra Palace. They are genuinely excited to meet you! Breakfast was fantastic and the hotel also offers an outdoor patio (on the Grand Canal) for breakfast, lunch and drinks. All in all, Londra Palace is a great option for couples and families that are looking for a hotel right in the centre of the city with traditional design and fantastic service.

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Cammie Burke (Staff)

Walk right out your front door and in just few steps you will reach the sights that make Venice world renowned. Open your window and watch the life of Venice pass by from the vaporetti to the gondolas and the mix of people from across the world that you will only find in Venice. Do not hesitate to ask the concierge to point you in the direction of the best restaurants and hidden gems.

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Anne White (Staff)

Londra Palace is a really lovely hotel with very welcoming and warm staff. Recently renovated, the public areas of the hotel which consist of a lobby, bar and restaurant are elegantly decorated with stunning hand blown glass sculptures and light fittings. I stayed in one of the Junior Suites with lagoon view, which was beautiful. It's definately worth uprading to a lagoon view as you really feel like you are right in the heart of the action.

My favourite part of the hotel is the secret terrace on the roof - accessible only by permission, this terrace offers the most stunning rooftop views. Its a really small space, so perfect for romantic drinks or a small dinner with friends. The hotels restaurant has a terrace on the pavement, so at breakfast you can watch as the city wakes up and starts the preparations for the day.

Experiences

  • Cicchetti tour of Venice

    Discover Venice's culinary side with a private walking tour of its numerous bacari. These traditional wine bars are typically packed with locals enjoying a glass of wine and delicious bite-sized cicchetti.

  • Explore the Dorsoduro district

    Explore the picturesque Dorsoduro district, an area of Venice home to universities, churches and palaces. Wander through the streets of this charming district with your guide before visiting a traditional textile workshop, famous around the world.

  • Explore the Venetian islands

    Venture away from the hustle and bustle of Venice and discover the picturesque islands of Murano, Burano and Mazzorbo. These charming islands are completely unique, each boasting their own characteristics and traditions.

  • Explore the Venetian islands

    Venture away from the hustle and bustle of Venice and discover the picturesque islands of Murano, Burano and Mazzorbo. These charming islands are completely unique, each boasting their own characteristics and traditions.

  • Highlights, Backstreets and Canals of Venice

    Discover the iconic landmarks, winding streets and romantic canals of Venice. Visit St Mark's Square, once the political centre of Venice, before wandering through picturesque alleyways and hidden squares, and finally exploring the canals by water taxi.

  • Private photography experience

    Create lasting memories of your holiday with an exclusive private photography experience. With the help of a professional photographer, capture the perfect moment while you enjoy your romantic break, family holiday or honeymoon.

  • The Doge's Palace and Secret Trails

    Explore the hidden side of the Doge's Palace, the majestic building located in Piazza San Marco, and the former residence of the rulers of Venice. Behind the opulent exterior and magnificent halls lie gloomy prisons and the infamous torture chamber.

  • Visit Murano

    To the north of Venice, the island of Murano has long been celebrated for its glassmaking, a tradition which dates back to the 13th century on the island. Explore the charming island and visit one of the glassblowing factories to see the artisans at work.

  • Visit to a traditional squero

    Learn about one of Venice's most celebrated traditions - the gondola - with a visit to a boatyard, or squero, where you'll discover how these iconic boats are constructed.

Location & directions

Venice, Italy

The Londra Palace is located in the heart of Venice, right on the Promenade of Riva degli Schiavoni, just a few steps from St. Mark’s Square and it is easily reachable by water taxi or by public boat.

How to get there

It is a 2-hour British Airways flight to Venice Airport. Private Water Taxi directly to the hotel from the airport dock takes about 45-minutes. Alternatively, the Alilaguna (public water-ferry) leaves every hour from the airport dock to San Zaccaria’s stop and takes about 70-minutes.

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