I've been to Venice 3 times now, and this was by far the best hotel I've used there. We had a Deluxe double room, it was spacious, very clean and lived up to its name in the luxury department! the bathroom was enormous with his & hers sinks and perfect bath & shower. The staff were courteous and efficient, they all spoke very good English and even after carrying our bags up to the room the porter did not hang around for a tip like they do in some less reputable hotels (I had it in my hand but he was off before I could hand it over!)
The breakfast is perfect, the spread is vast & sumptuous, the restaurant room is clean, light and sets you up for a full day exploring.
I cannot recommend this hotel enough, I would return to Venice just to stay here, how's that for a recommendation!
Tip: If you're going to Venice by air, get a water bus from the airport, The Alilaguna (Tickets available in the arrivals area of the airport, and the boat stop is a 5 minute undercover walk from the airport) is the perfect way to arrive in the ancient city, cruising up the Grand Canal just as people have done for hundreds of years, you could get off at Rialto Bridge (which is very close to the hotel), but arriving at St Marks Square is much more exciting and the walk to the hotel is easy.
Thank you Hotel a La Commedia for making our stay so special!