Lavish luxury in the heart of historic Venice
City | History & culture | Short break
With such a famous location, it’s little wonder that Baglioni Hotel Luna is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. It’s found at the centre of this ancient republic, overlooking San Giorgio Island and the San Marco Basin. You can even arrive directly via the private jetty; for the true Venetian experience, opt for a gondola. Head the other way, and you’ll be greeted by the architectural delights of St. Mark’s Square along with such names as the historic Harry’s Bar, the Palazzo Ducale and the Bridge of Sighs. And, as you’re in the art form’s homeland, why not catch a show at the 18th century Venice Opera House? It’s just a few minutes’ walk away.
Housed in an aristocratic Venetian palace, this luxurious offering features silk-panelled walls and frescoes by the pupils of Tiepolo. The Venetian style continues into the rooms where Baroque prints line the walls and gilded furnishing furthers the elegance. However, it’s the original Murano chandeliers that are the most impressive. Deluxe rooms add in marble bathrooms while suites offer views over St. Mark’s Basin and the island of San Girogio or the city’s canals that run along St. Mark’s square and the Royal Gardens. Upgrade to a named suite for private terraces and truly opulent furnishings.
Savour the best of Venetian culinary traditions at the Canova Restaurant, winner of the Fogher d’Oro and Gambero Rosso awards. Chef Daniele Zennaro prepares such fine treats as herb-marinated salmon with mango and Greek yoghurt using only the finest of ingredients. As such, given that you’re in Venice, expect a wide range of seafood along with such regional favourites as liver with grilled polenta and beef fillet. Having co-authored Gluten Free d’Autore, the chef is particularly known for his flexible cooking and has cooked for such celebrity has Al Pacino. His other passion is foraged food, broadening his culinary horizons with seasonal herbs.
You’ll take your breakfast under the grand 18th century painted ceilings of the Marco Polo Ballroom before perhaps enjoying a drink at the canal-facing Caffè Baglioni. Here you’ll enjoy views over the famous Giardini Reali of Piazza San Marco. Baglioni Luna, however, is more concerned with preserving its aristocratic sensibilities than laying on resort-style facilities. That said, your stunning room will be improved by complimentary WiFi.
Stay here on these holidays
This 4-day journey is the just-as spectacular reverse of London to Venice onboard the esteemed Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. You’ll start in Venice’s Gothic splendours, staying in a charming canalside hotel, before enjoying white-glove service as you speed through the picturesque Austrian Alps.
2 nights free Venice accommodation – Save up to £495 pp
Book by: 31 January 2019
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – the very name conjures up images of 19th-century splendour, of silent film stars and Agatha Christie. All of the glamour and mystique still lingers, the white-gloved service as faultless as one could hope for from the world's most famous train ride.
Special rail, stay and cruise fares
Book by: 28 February 2019
Start you holiday in style with a luxury rail journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to Venice, before enjoying a 3-night stay followed by an all-inclusive luxury cruise on Silversea to the Adriatic and Greece.
Any element of this accommodation can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.
Grand & elegant hotel from £595 incl. flights
Deluxe 2019 departures
Stay 3 pay 2 : Save up to £145 pp.
Book by: 31 January 2019
from £595 pp. incl. flights
from £950 pp. incl. flights
- Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
- Return flights between UK and Venice
- Private return water taxi transfers
- 3 nights accommodation at Baglioni Luna in Superior Room
- Food Tour and Wine Tasting in a Hidden Venice*
Pricing based on Midweek stays Sunday - Thursday (weekend supplements apply for Friday and Saturday night stays)
* Join a walking tour for a taste of 'cicchetti' culture, seek out traditional osterias favoured by locals to sample Venetian tapas, best enjoyed with some white wine, as you learn about the city's culinary secrets. Taste your way through the back streets of Venice and discover where the local Venetians go to drink and mingle. Your guide will enlighten you with secrets of this fascinating city as you visit three traditional osterias. Here you will taste the famous local "Cicchetti", a true Venice institution, small dishes of local specialities traditionally enjoyed with a glass of wine.
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Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.
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