$100 Avg/night
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Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

4 stars
Santa Croce, 578, Venice, 30135
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
42 reviews
Trip to Italy

If you don't mind a little cool weather and grey sky, the best time to go is at the beginning of... See full review

  • MariePaule
  • Dec 19, 2014
Just Perfect

Enjoyed our stay along with twoe other couples. Accomodations were excellent and the orientation by... See full review

  • Jestan
  • Nov 19, 2014
Luxury hotel’s 100 windows overlook Grand Canal in Venetian style
The Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice features 100 windows that overlook the Grand Canal, where gondolas float by along Venice's main thoroughfare. Inside, guests enjoy luxurious Venetian style with modern comforts. Very close to the Venice Santa Lucia railway station, the hotel is within walking distance of most of Venice's more popular attractions. Elegant dining is available at La Cupola, the hotel's restaurant, where traditional Venetian cuisine is prepared in innovative ways.

Highlights
  • Overlooks Venice's Grand Canal
  • Close to the Venice Santa Lucia railway station and within walking distance of popular Venice attractions
  • La Cupola, the hotel's restaurant, serves fine Venetian cuisine prepared in innovative ways
  • On-site bar serves drinks and snacks
Location
The Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice is located on Venice's Grand Canal, across from the Venice Santa Lucia railway station and close to the Bridge of Sighs and the Jewish Ghetto. It is within walking distance of most major Venice landmarks, including St. Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge.
Rooms
The more than 150 rooms of the Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice were renovated in 2001, recalling the aristocratic mansions of Venice's Serenissima era. The hotel has 14 rooms that overlook the interior courtyard. Many rooms overlook the Grand Canal. Rooms are air conditioned and include Internet access, TV, safe and mini-bar.
Features
Venetian stuccoes, Murano glass wall lamps and other touches recreate the aristocratic style of 18th century Venice throughout the Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice. A glass cupola at the hotel's center creates a dramatic space, and the inner courtyard provides a place to relax and enjoy a drink.
 
The Bar Carlton Café offers drinks and snacks, while La Cupola, the hotel restaurant, provides fine dining.
Transportation
  • Marco Polo Airport (9.6 mi/15.4 km)
  • Ferrovia vaporetto (waterbus) docks (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Venice Santa Lucia railway station (0.2 mi/0.3 km)

Attractions
  • Bridge of Sighs (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • Jewish Ghetto (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Ca'Pesaro Museum (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Rialto Bridge (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • Academy of Fine Arts (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • St. Mark's Square (1.3 mi/2.1 km)
  • Fenice Theater (1.4 mi/2.2 km)

Business
  • Galileo room accommodates up to 60 people and is well equipped
Policies and fees
A tax has been imposed by the city for stays beginning 1 October 2012, and will be collected directly at the property. The tax ranges from EUR 1 to EUR 5 per person, per night. The amount has been determined by the local administration, depends on the star rating of hotel and the season of travel. This tax does not apply from the 6th consecutive night of stay onwards, to residents of Venice City and children under 10 years of age. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For additional details on this tax please check with the hotel property at check-in.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice Rooms

Single Room
The bedding option for the room is one single bed. Room offers Air conditioning, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Laundry service, Mini bar, Modem / data port connection, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone and Valet service.
Double Room
The bedding option for the room is one single bed. Room offers Air conditioning, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Laundry service, Mini bar, Modem / data port connection, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone and Valet service.
Triple Room
The bedding option for the room is one single bed. Room offers Air conditioning, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Laundry service, Mini bar, Modem / data port connection, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone and Valet service.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Airport shuttle
General
Concierge
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Internet
High-speed internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Santa Lucia Station: 0.1 mi
  • Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita di San Rocco: 0.3 mi
  • Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: 0.3 mi
  • Basilica dei Frari: 0.3 mi
  • Madonna dell'Orto: 0.4 mi
  • Ghetto: 0.4 mi
  • Murano Glass Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 0.5 mi
  • Palazzo Grassi: 0.5 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 0.6 mi
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia: 0.7 mi
  • Port of Venice: 0.7 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 0.7 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.7 mi
  • Santa Lucia Station: 0.1 mi
  • Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita di San Rocco: 0.3 mi
  • Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: 0.3 mi
  • Basilica dei Frari: 0.3 mi
  • Madonna dell'Orto: 0.4 mi
  • Ghetto: 0.4 mi
  • Murano Glass Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 0.5 mi
  • Palazzo Grassi: 0.5 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 0.6 mi
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia: 0.7 mi
  • Port of Venice: 0.7 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 0.7 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.7 mi
  • La Fenice Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection: 0.8 mi
  • Guggenheim Museum: 0.8 mi
  • San Moise: 0.8 mi
  • San Zulian: 0.9 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute: 0.9 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 0.9 mi
  • Museo Correr: 0.9 mi
  • St Marks Square: 0.9 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 0.9 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 0.9 mi
  • Colleoni Monument: 0.9 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 0.9 mi
  • National Library of St Mark's: 0.9 mi
  • Archeological museum: 1 mi
  • Palazzo Ducale: 1 mi
  • Bridge of Sighs: 1.1 mi
  • San Francesco della Vigna: 1.3 mi
  • San Giorgio Maggiore: 1.3 mi
  • Arsenale: 1.6 mi
  • San Pietro di Castello: 1.9 mi
  • Burano: 5.5 mi
  • Lace Museum: 5.6 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (42)

Ratings and reviews for Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
42 out of 42
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.6
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.6

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Joyce2
Business
Des Moines, IA
Jun 6, 2014

Terrific Hotel

This is a beautiful hotel right on the Grand Canal and close to the Piazza Roma where the buses to the airports arrive and depart. The rooms are comfortable although the mattresses were not as comfortable as some were on our trip. Our room rate included breakfast which is always a plus. The staff were pleasant and very helpful and always professional. I would absolutely stay here again if I have the opportunity to tour Venice again in the future.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The hotel is close to the Piazza Roma where we could purchase boat bus passes, as well as arrange skip the line tours, hop on the boat bus, and arrange transportation to the airport. There were a lot of little restaurants down the side streets that were less expensive than on the Canal.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Liz Elizabeth
Business
Ireland
Jun 5, 2014

Lovely Weekend Getaway

Staff very friendly and helpful Hotel very clean We had a pleasant and enjoyable stay at the hotel

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
jjbean4000
Business
Washington, DC
May 4, 2014

Great location, descent hotel

First of all, the location doesn't get any better. It is steps away from the train station. The room itself was teeny tiny, but clean and relatively comfortable. When we checked in (at the stated time), we were told that we'd have to wait about 30 minutes for our room to be ready. We waited about 20 minutes, but we were in a hurry to get to a reservation, so we asked on an update and they told us it'd be another hour. When they saw that this kind of annoyed me, they tried to give us another room, which also wasn't ready, and eventually gave us an upgraded, bigger room overlooking the water. It was a more expensive room and you could tell that they really weren't excited about giving it away at first, but they did it anyway, which I appreciated. The room overlooking the water was pretty awesome.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Chris London 2014
Business
London
Mar 16, 2014

Elegant 4* hotel, great location

Elegant 4* hotel, right on the Grand Canal, opposite the train station. Highly recommended if you can find a good deal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
telemom
Business
colorado
Jun 20, 2013

carlton on the grand

really great location, friendly helpful staff, clean and comfortable

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pamelar
Business
south shields
May 3, 2013

perfect location

Couldnt have picked a better hotel for location,friendliness, cleanliness & great value also had a roof top terrace bar - breakfast was superb & served up till 10.30 each morning - only downside was the hairdryer in bathroom - not user friendly at all - pack yr own travel hairdryer, but couldnt fault anything else - will definitely return to this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

lovely pizzeria around the corner to hotel

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
SOUL TRAVELERS
Business
FLORIDA
Mar 12, 2013

SOUL TRAVELERS

THIS HOTEL HAS SEWER PROBLEMS AND THE DAY THAT WE ARRIVE THEY HAVE SEWER WATER ALL OVER THE LOBBY AREA AND THE SMELL WAS PRETTY NASTY, THE ROOMS' CARPET IS NOT CLEAN AND THE BATHROOMS SMELL PRETTY BAD AT NIGHT. THE STAFF IS NOT FRIENDLY AND THEY DID NOT HELP US WITH THE PARKING ISSUE, WE END UP PAYING 29 EUROS PER DAY AT A PARKING LOT

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
fireworkeddy
Business
derby
Feb 23, 2013

ideal spot

Stayed with my daughter. Ideal location to start exploring from. 2 min walk from bus and train station, and just across the Grand Canal to the Vaporetti stop. The hotel was very good in every way, the only let down was soundproofing in the rooms. Would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pete14
Business
Chichester
Jan 23, 2013

Carleton is pretty Grand

The hotel is close to the bus station which is very handy if you dont want to pay a fortune on transfers. Bus is easy to obtain tickets and can be picked up just outside the airport, all very easy and only 6 euros a person. The hotel is one of the best we saw during our visit the staff are very friendly and happy to help with any question. Quality of the hotel is good although a little pricey on food and drink. Our room (218) had no view but was lovely just the same only downside to tea/coffee facilities). I would definately recommend the hotel and Venice isnt as big as you first think so everything is within walking distance and we had great fun just wandering about getting lost. A great hotel in a beautiful City....Pete

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

If a street vendor trusts a rose or umbrella in your hand just say no if you dont want it. Haggle with the street stall guys they love it and shop around for food the prices do vary. Just enjoy an amazing City

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Review of Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Sweet Venice
Business
London, England
Oct 30, 2012

3 day weekend -Oct2012

Positives: Lovely staff from concierge to porter,kitchen staff etc. Breakfast area large (has 3 rooms) and food was above average. Location is FAB! right opposite the train station - very easy to find. For those heading towards St Marks square area its a good 40mins walk navigating through narrow alleyways else take the waterbus (route 1) for 7 euros - takes roughly same time as it covers around 10 stops with scenery worthy of kodak moments - Rialto bridge, fish market, basilicas. For the Londoners out there, if you try their pizzas you'll never wanna have Pizzahut again. Negatives: The actual rooms were noticeably smaller than on website. Although has character can't stop but remind myself the tiny space. Having said that its only for sleeping so not a big worry.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

You can get bargain long weekend trips to Venice travelling by BA via Gatwick airport (direct flights) for just over 200 GBP. Prepare for rain and floods but its doesnt lasts long so wont disrupt the whole day.

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