$237 Avg/night
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Starhotels Splendid Venice

4 stars
San Marco Mercerie, 760, Venice, 30124
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
36 reviews
Lovely and in the middle of everything

It's beautiful, gorgeous, the service there is definitely five stars - can't say enough good things... See full review

  • ranirobot
  • Jun 30, 2014
Excellent & great location

Superb hotel and brilliant location. Don't forget to vist the roof terrace for Venician rooftop views. See full review

  • Mearo
  • Oct 19, 2013
Float up to contemporary comfort in a 16th century Venice inn
Nestled in the heart of historic Venice between St. Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge, the Starhotels Splendid Venice's building has hosted guests since the 16th century. Fully renovated in 2007, the hotel offers modern comforts and service in the midst of traditional canal life. Float up to the hotel's private landing via gondola or water taxi and enjoy dramatic views year-round from the rooftop terrace lounge's solarium.

Highlights
  • Traditional canal neighborhood near St. Mark’s Square and other popular landmarks
  • Rooftop terrace lounge with solarium for year-round dramatic views of Venice
  • Traditional Venetian dining at bar and restaurant overlooking the canal
  • Renovated 16th century inn blends historic architecture with modern comforts
Location
The Starhotels Splendid Venice is roughly midway between St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge, and between the Church of Santa Maria Formosa and the Fenice Theater, in a historic Venetian canal neighborhood. It is a short walk from many of Venice’s most famous landmarks.
Rooms
The Starhotels Splendid Venice’s 165 rooms were fully renovated in 2007, blending traditional Venetian style and modern aesthetics. Some rooms offer views of the St. Mark’s bell tower and Venetian rooftops. Others look out over the central courtyard or canal. Rooms are air conditioned and include many modern conveniences, such as Wi-Fi, cable/satellite TV, safes, private bathrooms, premium pillows and mattresses.
Features
From the rooftop solarium to the canal-side bar and restaurant, the Starhotels Splendid Venice has exceptional common areas. Enjoy traditional Venetian social life year-round in the glass-covered courtyard. The hotel also has a media room, music room and a library.
Transportation
  • Marco Polo Airport (12.7 mi/20.4 km)
  • Water taxi or gondola (arrive at hotel's private landing)
  • Riva degli Schiavoni vaporetto (waterbus) docks (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Venice Santa Lucia railway station (1.2 mi/1.9 km)

Attractions
  • St. Mark's Square (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Rialto Bridge (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Church of Santa Maria Formosa (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
  • Bridge of Sighs (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Fenice Theater (0.4 mi/0.6 km)

Business
The Starhotels Splendid Venice’s “La Fenice” meeting room accommodates up to 40 people in an elegant setting overlooking the canals. The hotel staff arranges space for larger meetings in nearby buildings.
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.

Hotel Map

45.4359 12.3384
Area served
Venice.
Nearby airports
Marco Polo International Airport.
Area description
Located in the heart of Venice, very close to piazza San Marco and the Rialto bridge. The hotel also has a landing dock, so it is possible to reach it by gondola and water taxi from any point of arrival (Train Station, Piazzale Roma, Airport).

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Starhotels Splendid Venice Rooms

STANDARD - ROOM
Triple Bedroom offers 3 single beds or 1 double and 1 single bed with Air conditioning , Bathroom amenities, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite/Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Internet access, Laundry service, Mini bar, Pay TV, Radio, Room service, Safe in room and Telephone.
STANDARD - ROOM
Single Room offers a Twin Bed with Air conditioning, Bathroom amenities, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite/Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Internet access, Laundry service, Mini bar, Pay TV, Radio, Room service, Safe in room and Telephone.
STANDARD - ROOM
Double Room offers 1 double room or 2 single beds with Air conditioning , Bathroom amenities, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite/Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Internet access, Laundry service, Mini bar, Pay TV, Radio, Room service, Safe in room and Telephone.

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
General
Concierge
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Internet
Free internet in room
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • San Zulian: 0 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 0.1 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 0.1 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 0.1 mi
  • St Marks Square: 0.1 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 0.1 mi
  • Archeological museum: 0.2 mi
  • Museo Correr: 0.2 mi
  • Palazzo Ducale: 0.2 mi
  • National Library of St Mark's: 0.2 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 0.2 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.2 mi
  • Bridge of Sighs: 0.2 mi
  • San Moise: 0.2 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.3 mi
  • San Zulian: 0 mi
  • Clocktower in Piazza San Marco: 0.1 mi
  • Totem Il Canale: 0.1 mi
  • Basilica di San Marco: 0.1 mi
  • St Marks Square: 0.1 mi
  • Campanile di San Marco: 0.1 mi
  • Archeological museum: 0.2 mi
  • Museo Correr: 0.2 mi
  • Palazzo Ducale: 0.2 mi
  • National Library of St Mark's: 0.2 mi
  • Rialto Food Market: 0.2 mi
  • Rialto Bridge: 0.2 mi
  • Bridge of Sighs: 0.2 mi
  • San Moise: 0.2 mi
  • Art Gallery Bugno: 0.3 mi
  • La Fenice Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Colleoni Monument: 0.3 mi
  • Chiesa di Santo Stefano: 0.4 mi
  • Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute: 0.4 mi
  • Ca'Pesaro: 0.5 mi
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection: 0.5 mi
  • Guggenheim Museum: 0.5 mi
  • San Francesco della Vigna: 0.5 mi
  • Palazzo Grassi: 0.5 mi
  • Madonna dell'Orto: 0.5 mi
  • Basilica dei Frari: 0.6 mi
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia: 0.6 mi
  • Murano Glass Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: 0.6 mi
  • San Giorgio Maggiore: 0.6 mi
  • Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita di San Rocco: 0.6 mi
  • Arsenale: 0.7 mi
  • Port of Venice: 0.8 mi
  • Ghetto: 0.9 mi
  • Santa Lucia Station: 0.9 mi
  • San Pietro di Castello: 1 mi
  • Burano: 5.1 mi
  • Lace Museum: 5.1 mi

Dining

Restaurant
The restaurant, discovering unique and creative fish and vegetable dishes, as well as meat and legumes, offers Venetian traditional specialities every day, with a penchant for sea food though with solid roots in the mainland. Desserts are only home-made - simple and genuine. Here are some dishes which have contributed to the Starhotels Splendid Venice restaurant's renown: Triptych of raw fish; tuna tartare (yellow fin quality), knife-cut with chives and local raw shrimps and sword fish carpaccio.Shrimps "in saor" : an old Venetian recipe, reinterpreted by the chef; shrimps are peeled and dipped in flour, then fried. They are then left in oil and boiled onion for 24 hours.The wine list is very good. The setting and atmosphere are unique; in fact, the restaurant is located in the campiello, the heart of typical Venetian buildings.

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 (36)

Ratings and reviews for Starhotels Splendid Venice

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
2 out of 36
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Starhotels Splendid Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Maryland
May 13, 2010

A perfect villa for the single traveler

My dream trip of a lifetime was to visit Venice, Italy. Starhotel Splendid assisted me in making that dream come true. Being a single woman, safety was a priority! The hotel could not have been in a better location! It is approximately ten minutes to the Rialto Bridge and ten minutes in the opposite direction to St. Mark's Square. It is off a busy traveled alley with many shops surrounding it. The staff were very friendly amidst the front counter being very busy. My luggage was lost for three days and they did whatever they could to locate it which they did. They even checked my flight status prior to leaving. The room itself was a little smaller than your average room in the states, but it was very nice and clean! I had a good view, although I had to really outstretch my neck to see my "canal view". Every morning I heard the church bells ringing which I loved. If you are a big TV watcher, which I am not, I would recommend bringing a DVD player for movies as the TV only gets approvimately three English stations. I would also recommend having an itinerary before you arrive because there booklet they give out of "things to do" is in Italian. There is a great continental breakfast every morning from 0700 to 1030 which allows you to sleep in, yet still be able to eat. This hotel also has internet access which is easily accessible on the main level. Prior to leaving, if you do not want to take a taxi to the airport, the front desk called and arranged that my luggage be picked up and wheeled to the vaporetto stop at St. Mark's Square for $25 vs $100 for the taxi. All in all, I would highly recommend Starsplendid Hotel to anyone especially if location and cleanliness is your top priority! Caio!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Recommendations for an evening meal or drinks-Bacaro Jazz Restaurant Cocktail Bar...as long as the bras hanging from the ceiling with clothes pins does not offend you!

Review of Starhotels Splendid Venice

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Maryland
May 13, 2010

A perfect villa for the single traveler

My dream trip of a lifetime was to visit Venice, Italy. Starhotel Splendid assisted me in making that dream come true. Being a single woman, safety was a priority! The hotel could not have been in a better location! It is approximately ten minutes to the Rialto Bridge and ten minutes in the opposite direction to St. Mark's Square. It is off a busy traveled alley with many shops surrounding it. The staff were very friendly amidst the front counter being very busy. My luggage was lost for three days and they did whatever they could to locate it which they did. They even checked my flight status prior to leaving. The room itself was a little smaller than your average room in the states, but it was very nice and clean! I had a good view, although I had to really outstretch my neck to see my "canal view". Every morning I heard the church bells ringing which I loved. If you are a big TV watcher, which I am not, I would recommend bringing a DVD player for movies as the TV only gets approvimately three English stations. I would also recommend having an itinerary before you arrive because there booklet they give out of "things to do" is in Italian. There is a great continental breakfast every morning from 0700 to 1030 which allows you to sleep in, yet still be able to eat. This hotel also has internet access which is easily accessible on the main level. Prior to leaving, if you do not want to take a taxi to the airport, the front desk called and arranged that my luggage be picked up and wheeled to the vaporetto stop at St. Mark's Square for $25 vs $100 for the taxi. All in all, I would highly recommend Starsplendid Hotel to anyone especially if location and cleanliness is your top priority! Caio!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Recommendations for an evening meal or drinks-Bacaro Jazz Restaurant Cocktail Bar...as long as the bras hanging from the ceiling with clothes pins does not offend you!

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