Palazzo Sant'Angelo sul Canal Grande

Address: San Marco 3478/B, Venice, Veneto, 30124, Italy | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the San Marco area of Venice, is near Grand Canal, Palazzo Grassi, San Polo, and Tragicomica.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Palazzo Sant'Angelo sul Canal Grande Venice

    Great location, great hotel.


    My mother and I have just spent 2 nights in this hotel. I researched thoroughly before choosing a hotel and was not disappointed with the Palazzo Sant Angelo. The hotel is in a very good location, 5 min walk to Rialto and 10 minutes to St Marks square. Our room was in the attic and had a small lounge area adjoining the bedroom. The bathroom was one of the best I have seen, very spacious, I think the floor was heated and there was a brilliant Jacuzzi bath! The room was very quiet and we heard very little noise.

    Whilst walking around Venice I saw a few hotels that I had shortlisted to stay at, due to their location I was very glad I had chosen the Palazzo Sant Angelo as the others would not have been so quiet (Locanda Vivaldi and Bonvecchiati were 2 of them).

    We found the receptionist Marco to be the most friendly, the others were fine. The only hot food available at breakfast was bacon and eggs, but the rest of the buffet was very tasty, wide selection of croissants, bread, cereal, fruit, cheese, meat, jam, and teas. I will certainly miss the breakfasts!

    We got the Alilaguna boat from the airport which drops you off in St Marks Square. Then we followed signs for the Rialto bridge and when we got to the Rialto, were lucky in managing to find the hotel. Once we had found it, we had no trouble locating it again.

    I loved Venice and would have no hesitation staying at the Palazzo Sant Angelo again and would definitely recommend it as I cannot fault anything about it. The weather was crisp and sunny and Im so glad we went at this time of year as there were no crowds or queues.

    Excellent Stay, Good Location


    We had a great stay at the Palazzo Sant' Angelo. The service was excellent. The room was spacious and comfortable. It is also centrally located between the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's square. We had a great time and would definitely stay here again.

    Good, high quality hotel


    I stayed here for 3 nights in the middle of my honeymoon in October 2004.

    The hotel is in an amazing position right on the grand canal. The room we had was small, but exquisitely furnished - and the bathroom was also very nicely finished.

    What stops the hotel getting the full 5 blobs is two things. Firstly, for the money that you pay to stay here, the inclusive buffet breakfast really was rather poor. And, secondly, the staff did have a slight air of snootiness that we could have really done without.

    However, all in all, a very good hotel that I would go back to again.

    Lovely hotel


    My partner and I had the pleasure of staying at this Grand Canal hotel while in Venice. The room was a very comfortable size, the bathroom was large and the staff were all very friendly. While this hotel is not a 'gay' hotel, it was very 'gay friendly', as my partner and I were treated just as well as our straight counterparts. Would recommend this hotel to anyone planning a trip to Venice.

    Loved it and so much for so little money, and love and care from the staff


    This small hotel has luxury and style, a very friendly staff, wonderful rooms, new and lovely bathrooms with marble, and everything that you could want. We'd stayed in the past at the Gritti Palace -- a big name but overpriced and snooty staff. We'd stayed at the Sheraton in the Lido, and nice but old.

    This is where we will return to next time. Great location, on the big canal, with a comfortable bar and lounge with the geometric marble floor. The rooms and baths are new yet give the feel of the luxury of other times with the brocaded and padded fabric walls and the colors of the furniture...period yet new is the best! Comfortable beds and furniture (I'm a tall and big guy), and English speaking staff. Room service sufficient for all normal use -- if you want a big dinner you don't come to Venice to eat in your room!

    Overall a great experience and we love this latest and wonderful addition to the great SINA hotels. See overall the sinahotels chain.

    Just beautiful !


    Had a three night stay at this wonderful hotel May 2004. Right on the Grand Canal, footsteps away from the San Angelo vaperretto stop. Service excellent, nice breakfast and beautifully

    attired rooms. Loved the whirlpool, especially after a day of getting lost in Venice. Would stay again and again in this lovely hotel.

    Perfection in Venice


    My husband and I just returned from spending two nights in Venice at the end of May - at the end of our trip to Italy. This hotel is complete luxury and elegance. We wanted something special for the end of our trip, and this lived up to our expectations. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and had told the hotel in advance when making arrangements. When we arrived in our room, they sent us a complimentary bottle of champagne. Excellent staff who helped us with anything we asked. Very nice bar and public room on first floor overlooking the Grand Canal (much prettier than in the pictures I saw). Thomas in the bar makes a wonderful Bellini (although expensive). Breakfast is superb in the lovely breakfast room. The rooms are beautiful with a luxurious bathroom with hydrojet tub. Separate closet area away from the bedroom. The location on the Grand Canal is great, but it's about a ten minute walk to St. Mark's. But we thought being slightly away from there was a plus. And, easier to get to the Rialto and other sights from this location. The hotel was extremely quiet. We literally woke up to the sound of birds chirping outside our window (our room faced a courtyard). Now for the downside - it's not a cheap hotel. But then, hotels are expensive in Venice. We paid around $430 per night for the two nights at the end of May. Best price from Octopus travel (which we used thanks to a previous poster). If you want something special in Venice, I wouldn't hesitate to stay here.

    Great rooms


    My wife and I stayed here before getting on a cruise in early July, 2003. We got a pretty good deal (for Venice) either off the Internet or from the company web site.

    The standard room was very, very nice, and by sticking our heads out the window we could see the Grand Canal. This hotel does not have the elegance of the Gritti Palace, but it costs half as much.

    It is the first hotel to open on the Grand Canal in about 100 years.

    The bar was almost always empty, including no bartender. The front desk would quickly summon one, but an inconvience.

    This hotel is part of the Sina hotel chain, which seems to specialize in lower-end luxury in smaller hotels.

    One warning. Don't leave the hotel without a map! Getting to the hotel requires going down some obscure alleys, and without a map it is very difficult.

    We would gladly stay here again.

    Great Position....


    We stayed here for 4 nights in January, 2004 in a junior suite overlooking a small side canal. The room was spacious and had a very nice bathroom with jacuzzi bath. The breakfast was below average, if this is important to you, you would certainly be disappointed.The position is fantastic, with a vaporetta stop 30 metres from the entry.

    The staff are polite, amd mostly helpful. The hotel was very quiet, (I think we were the only guests) and I thought under the circumstances, they could have upgraded the room to a Grand Canal room, but overall a good hotel, and we would stay there again. Got the best rate from octopus travel

    Beautiful and spacious


    Our first time to Venice and we were so fortunate to stay at the beautiful, well located Palazzo Sant Angelo. Spacious rooms with sitting room, fruit basket upon arrival, large marble bathroom with double sinks, robes, slippers, etc. The breakfast buffet was plentiful and delicious. The hotel is steps away from the vaporetto. Walking distance to St. Mark's (although you are bound to get lost several times). We paid 315 euros/night - well worth it.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Palazzo Sant'Angelo sul Canal Grande Venice

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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