Best hotels in Venice, Italy

Here you'll find a list of the best hotels in Venice which have been recommended by critics from The New York Times, The Guardian, Lonely Planet and many more. All hotel recommendations are referenced with customer reviews from several booking platforms and all listed hotels have a rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.

4.6 Palazzo Barbarigo Venice

Hotel Palazzo Barbarigo Sul Canal Grande, Venice


“This fantastic little hotel on the Grand Canal, Palazzo Barbarigo occupies a small, unassuming building reached via the alleyways of San Polo. Room décor strikes out boldly from Venetian norms, with a sultry art deco feel.”

4.5 JW Marriott Venice

JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Venice

New York Times

“The JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa is the sole resident of Isola delle Rose, a lush private island in the Venice Lagoon. For travelers with deep pockets who want to experience the splendor of Venice with serene breaks from the crowds, this hotel is ideal.”

4.7 Hotel Novecento Venice

Hotel Novecento, Venice

Lonely Planet

“Sporting a boho-chic look, the Novocento is a real charmer. Its nine individually designed rooms ooze style with Turkish kilim pillows, Fortuny draperies and 19th-century carved bedsteads.”

4.8 Al Ponte Antico Venice

Hotel Al Ponte Antico, Venice

Lonely Planet

“Like a courtesan’s boudoir, this 16th-century palazzo is swathed in damask wall coverings, heavy silk curtains and thick, plush carpets. A smiling host greets you at the padded, golden reception desk and whisks you up to large, unabashedly lavish rooms with enough gilt to satisfy Louis XIV.”

4.7 Arcadia Hotel Venice

Arcadia Boutique Hotel, Venice

New York Times

“Find more reasonable rates and a warm welcome at the Hotel Arcadia, a new boutique hotel with 17 modern rooms in a restored palazzo on Cannaregio’s main drag. Included is an outstanding breakfast buffet served beneath wood-beamed ceilings and a gorgeous Murano-glass chandelier.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Venice, Italy.

4.1 Generator Hostel Venice

Generator Hostel, Venice


“Originally a grain warehouse, the building has been converted into industrial design-led digs, and touches like exposed brick walls, beamed ceilings and Chesterfield-style armchairs will wipe any bad memories of past dormitory stays.”