Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal, A Summit Hotel, is located on the Grand Canal across the water from Santa Maria della Salute Church in Venice, Italy. The Palazzo Ducale, the Campanile, and the Basilica di San Marco are located 250 metres away.
This hotel opened in 2004, and offers magnificent views of Grand Canal boat traffic and the entire St. Mark's Basin. The hotel was constructed around a restored 17th-century palazzo, and features a courtyard with columns and a molded ceiling. Elevators display a Renaissance-era Grand Canal scene. 2 rooms are set aside that contain bookshelves, a glass ceiling, a garden, an Italian wellhead, potted greenery and a collection of rustic artisan's stools. The restored Sala del Ridotto function room and 8 salons radiate color with frescoes, marbles, mirrors and stucco moldings that are virtually indistinguishable from the original 17th-century palazzo rooms.
This property provides a continental breakfasts (surcharge) each morning. A canal-side terrace with views of the Santa Maria della Salute domed church provides dining enticement at the hotel's Grand Canal Restaurant & Bar. The restaurant's menu features Venetian delicacies. The on-site bar features items such as Italian minestrone and salmon-swordfish tartare.
A lobby computer provides high-speed Internet access and a 24 hour business center is also available. A concierge assists with planning travel itineraries, and the front desk is attended 24 hours a day.
This 4-story property offers 99 guestrooms (ranging in size from 17 to 25 square meters) housed within 2 sections, one where guestrooms feature traditional brown-and-gold color schemes, and the other that boasts contemporary décor with enamel-top furniture and pastel colors. All rooms feature damask wall panels and contemporary marble bathrooms with shower/tub combinations, bidets and bathrobes. Complimentary wireless (high-speed) Internet access, wired Internet access (surcharge), and LCD TVs with satellite channels are also provided.