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Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Santa Croce 578, 30135 Venice, Italy (San Croce)
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Ranked #161 of 381 hotels in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whitehorse, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Location is great... Just across from the train and bus stations and and easy walk to get a cab to the airport. Everything else about the hotel is just OK. As with a lot of other things in Venice, you get the sense that the staff is just putting up with you. We stayed three nights and it was mostly... More

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the bus from the airport when we arrived at this hotel is in a great location - about a 5 -10 minute walk from the main bus station in Plazza de Romana. It is right on the canal, and you just have to cross the bridge to the nearest water bus stop which is also where the train... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel was great. It's directly opposite the boat bus which takes you all around venice, we paid £25 euro for 36 hours of use. Hotel was ok. Our room was small, especially as we had a baby travel cot in there but our parents rooms where a lot bigger with a balcony. The rooms where getting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, great convenient location. Very warm welcome from very helpful and informative reception staff. Hotel interior very nice. We had a family room which was perfect for 2 adults and 2 children. Breakfast was very nice and again staff very polite, friendly and helpful. Would definitely return.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at hotel.lovely hotel.breakfast was first class a good selection coffee was wonderful.the staff were lovely and helpful.would definitely stay here again.about ten min walk from d bus station.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently stayed at this hotel and absolutely loved it! The hotel was great with a fantastic breakfast selection and a lovely service from the staff. The reception staff were helpful in advising us on nearby places to eat and were always friendly. We were very lucky as the Sky Lounge was open during our stay, so we had... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked through the Venice Events company but run by Carlton. Simply the worst - this company does not offer buyer protection in a situation when things go wrong. 1. Poor value for money 2. Ticket price for us was 240 Euros for two. Although at the reception other people paid different amounts which this event was suppose to be same... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel fronts the Grand Canal opposite the railway station and has its own dock for water taxis. The room we stayed in was a double superior, although very clean, it was adequate if a little on the small side. There was a lack of drawer space for your clothes but our room did have a large wardrobe but it... More

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Wayzata, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family arrived midday for a 2 night stay in 2 superior rooms. The front desk staff wasn't much help. The gentleman that checked us in didn't speak much English. When asking for restaurant suggestions, another front desk clerk seemed irritated. Finally when checking out at 4:00 AM with a travel rep the desk clerk (Franco) was the most ignorant... More

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Rome, Georgia
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving by train, this is simply the best location for easy and quick access. It is a very classy and elegant hotel and the staff was equally gracious and professional. Beautiful lobby adjacent to the lounge and Cupola Restaurant. Our room was clean and tastefully appointed in a charming Venetian style. We opted for a canal view which enriched our... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Also Known As:
Carlton Grand Canal Hotel
Hotel Carlton Grand Canal
Canal Hotel Venice
Address: Santa Croce 578, 30135 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Croce
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#38 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#68 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#141 Family Hotel in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elegant and welcoming, the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal has been run with passion for approximately 30 years by a Venetian family which loves to pay its guests attention, by providing them with valuable advise on how to capture the city’s true essence.Pastel shades, Venetian stuccoes, glass wall lamps made in Murano, furnishings which, while being functional, recall the glorious Serenissima epoch: these are the elements of the new hall and bar, completely mirrored on marvellous Istria stone. Right at the centre of the hotel is an original glass cupola creating light effects which highlight its sophistication. The recently restored, characteristic internal patio onto which some of the rooms look out and where guests can enjoy breakfast or relax, using it as a peaceful open-air lounge, has a notable impact on guests. The elegant Bar Carlton Café offers you the chance to taste excellent drinks and whet your appetite with unusual snacks both in the internal room and in the open-air, enjoying an unforgettable stay on the Grand Canal.The hotel also offers its guests outstanding opportunities to discover all of Venice’s magic, by organizing personalised itineraries and excursions: boat tours to the lagoon islands, guided tours of the city, romantic itineraries followes by a candle lit dinner and much more. For further information on “special” packages, check out our online booking now or send your request to our booking centre.For conferences and meetings we can provide the “Galileo” room, fitted with update equipment and capable of holding up to 60 people.Some of the services offered to our guests include: free entry to the Casino, free baggage surveillance, baby-sitting, restaurant booking, theatre and concert tickets.Restaurant “La Cupola”Elegant reflections, inviting aromas, brilliant colours and exclusive tastes: these are the defining features of our restaurant “La Cupola”, a jewel of refined style in newly renovated surroundings, boasting harmony in its menu selections inspired both by innovative cuisine, as well as the genuine traditions of the territory.The distinct, welcoming atmosphere and the fine cuisine will envelop you and capture you, transforming your “mealtime” into an exceptional experience.You will be greeted with warmth and courtesy, and given expert advice on your menu selections.The typical and international specialties are served with refined simplicity, elegant and genuine at the same time, accompanied by an exclusive wine list. Our Maitre, Filippo Nocerino, will be at your disposition for any special requests.Perfect for any occassion or simply for a romantic evening, our restaurant “La Cupola” will live up to your expectations and your appetites!TOP OF THE CARLTON SKY LUNGE & RESTAURANTLet “Time Out” steer you upwards to the finest sky lounge in Venice for enjoying cocktails in the clouds and Grand Canal view dining .Stylish evenings begin and end at TOP OF THE CARLTON, the rooftop terrace perched on the 4th floor of the Carlton on the Grand Canal Hotel. Impressive views from this spacious terrace take in both the ancient majesty of the Grand Canal and its noble palaces and the modern Constitution bridge, the newest structure that pierces the motley Venice skyline full of domes, bell towers, arches and spires.Choose from a multitude of cocktails, snacks and light-dining while you sit and enjoy a romantic sunset or experience the gentle lapping of the Grand Canal waters as a gondola passes by.When it’s time to unwind and relax, choose Top of the Carlton.TOP OF THE CARLTON can be exclusively reserved for private events and functions, such as wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events – in fact the sky is the limit.Open from mid May to end of September, weather permitting. ... more   less 
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