Palazzo Giovanelli & Gran Canal, Venice

The Palazzo Giovanelli is an elegant four star hotel situated in a historic residence overlooking the Gran Canal. The hotel is located in a quiet area between Cà Pesaro and the church of San Stae. This 16th century palazzo is rich in art and history, with frescoes, stuccoes, glittering Venetian chandeliers, huge carved doors, hand painting beams, that over the years has been home to illustrious guests like the Mozart’s family and the King of Denmark. The beauty of the Hotel is the perfect balance between a historic and precious building refurbished with contemporary furniture and Italian textiles by Rubelli. The 41 luxury rooms boast breathtaking views of the Gran Canal or San Stae Church with an impeccable design, spacious layout and every amenity one could wish for. Most of the rooms and suites still retain many signs of a glorious past, including superb masterpieces by important 18th century Venetian artists such Giovanni Batista Zelotti. No other hotel combines elegance, history and hospitality with the same passion. The Palazzo Giovanelli provides the highest levels of services demanded by contemporary travellers. The welcoming staff is always on hand to ensure that your stay is as restful as possible. Finish your day at the hotel’s stylish bar with a snack and relaxing drink.

Amenities and Inclusions

Wi-Fi|Private dock on the Gran Canal|American Bar|Private garden|Elevators|Complimentary private boat to Murano Island|24-hour reception|Concierge|Laundry and ironing service|Disabled accessible|ATM machine

Additional Information

Marble bathrooms|Individual climate control|LCD Television|Telephone|Hairdryer|Safe|Courtesy kit


Palazzo Giovanelli & Gran Canal is centrally located on the Gran Canal, in the Santa Croce district, between San Stae Church and Cà Pesaro the Museum of Modern Art. The hotel is very easy to reach as it provides a private dock on the Gran Canal for water taxis and the Vaporetto Stop is only few steps away. The Rialto Bridge and Saint Mark's Square are also within walking distance.


Due to the great fluctuation of the euro currency, prices for all of our services will be quoted upon request. This policy enables us to provide you, the traveler, with the most competitive quotes consistent with actual currency exchange. We invite you to browse through our website to select the travel style that meets your needs, our travel planners are only a call/email away ready to provide any assistance in designing your itinerary.

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