Hotels in Venice, Italy - your base to discover the city.
Book a Venice hotel near the Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri) with Hotels.com. The Bridge of Sighs is one of Venice’s most important landmarks. Punt under the white limestone Bridge of Sighs which was a prisoners’ walkway to trial at the Doge Palace. The Bridge of Sighs is where prisoners would see their last views of Venice’s lagoon through its small windows on their way to be sentenced. Situated in St Mark’s Square area in the centre of Venice, the Bridge of Sighs is near many of Venice’s best hotels as well as the Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s bell tower. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near the Bridge of Sighs, accessible from Santa Lucia Railway Station. A walk across the Bridge of Sighs to the prison chambers is included as part of a tour of the grand Doge’s Palace.