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Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Santa Croce 578, 30135 Venice, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of the hotel is perfect. The rooms are clean and not small.The staff are friendly. The roof top of it is breathtaking at night with the charm of Venice.Well i just have one comment the breakfast buffet should be filled with more vegetables and less sweets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked this hotel for a surprise Bday for my girlfriend. First point, the pictures on the web site does not do it justice, in reality the hotel is much more modern and nicer The staff are brilliant and catered to all our request. I asked for a surprise bday cake to be placed in the room and even though we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here this week. Just got home 😢. Have to say, amazing hotel! I do not understand any of the negative comments about it at all. Beautiful location. We had a canal view room, which was amazing. The staff are so lovely and friendly. Beautifully presented hotel. Had a champagne breakfast, which was amazing! Staff can't do enough to help.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A well-located hotel on the Grand Canal, a five minute walk from the bus station on Piazzale Roma and across the water to the railway station. One reason we chose this hotel was because of the short distance from buses and trains to and from the airport. You see people pulling and lugging suitcases through the alleyways of Venice –... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We picked this hotel because of its location to the train station and it was actually a very good base for walking through Venice. We enjoyed staying here, it has a very unique charm. Our check-in was simple and the front desk clerk was fantastic. She was very friendly and outgoing and gave us some tips on things to do.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Traditional decor making it a lovely place to stay right opposite the train station on the Grand Canal. Staff were very attentive and gave us some rips on what to see and do. They included a free taxi to Murano to see the glass making. Nice to wander the lane ways and small canals. Overall it was very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a weekend and chose it for its location, it is directly opposite the train station and a few minutes walk from the Piazzale Roma, making it perfect for taking the airport bus to Marco Polo airport. I perfer to do take the bus from the airport to Piazzale Roma and then drop off my luggage at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel. Lovely common areas. Very good breakfast buffet. Rooms were small but comfortable. It's right on the canal, but it's pretty quiet and quite lovely. Only stayed one night, but slept very well. What made this stay so great was the staff. Very helpful, attentive, and friendly. We booked rather late and there weren't many choices available -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just had an amazing 4 night stay in this lovely hotel. The rooms are decorated in the old venetian style with fabric lined walls with matching drapes. Old wooden shutters keep the heat of the day from your room or you can open them and watch and listen to the life on the canal outside your room. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for 3 nights in July. Arrived by water bus to Guglia and it was a 10/15 minute walk to the hotel. Checked in and staff were very welcoming. Our room wasn't ready but we were advised it would only be about 20 minutes. Our case was taken by the porter and we headed for the roof terrace. Lovely... More 

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Staying in Santa Croce

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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighborhood identity.
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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Address: Santa Croce 578, 30135 Venice, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Santa Croce
Price Range: $120 - $382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Carlton Grand Canal Hotel
Hotel Carlton Grand Canal
Canal Hotel Venice
Hotel Style:
#71 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#150 Romantic Hotel in Venice
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