Kings, queens, prime ministers, presidents in the course of the centuries and elite personalities have been part of the distinguished guests of the hotel Gritti Palace, today one of the most famous worldwide.
Venetian Hotel, elegant and romantic that presents itself with a magnificent style from the XVII century. The structure is at an ideal location in front of the Grand Canal, at the center of Venice.
Destined in 1525 to serve the residence at Doge of Venice, Andrea Gritti, later used as an official residence for ambassadors of the Vatican at Venice.
The hotel is famous for the professionalism of its staff and for the magnificent style, thus it has been included in “Best of the Best”, “Top 75 Resorts in Europe” and “Condé Nast Traveler 2005”.
It holds 91 luxury rooms with a unique Venetian atmosphere, exalted with fantastic decorations and antique furniture. Rooms luxuriously equipped, a careful service and the exquisite cuisine of the Club del Doge restaurante and the Bar Longhi.
All the rooms include of their own private bathroom with hair dryer, telephone, air conditioning, safe, minibar, satellite and cable TV, heater, nanny, laundry, business center and Internet conexion.
Many of its interior elements are unique like a tale piano with crafty decorations, wonderful carpets with gorgeous braiding, valuable marble panelling and superb golden hand decorated roofs.
It also offers a private ship, that allows catching the Venice Lido in the summer, where you can pass a day on the beach, playing golf, tennis or relaxing in the pool.
Text: Fabiola Galván Campos ± Photo: Cortesía Gritti Palace Hotel