A luxury and elegant boutique hotel, the Donà Palace is a four-star 14th century palace overlooking Rio di Palazzo Ducale with its famous Ponte dei Sospiri, just a short walk from Europe’s largest living room, Piazza San Marco. The exclusive location of Hotel Donà Palace in the historic heart of Venice is favored by its privileged position. While being close to many important Venetian monuments, the hotel’s luxurious accommodations and accommodations have an intimate and peaceful atmosphere that blends perfectly with the reflective warmth of Venetian Gothic design. From the heart of the city’s historic district to the heart of the best shopping paradise, Hotel Donà Palace captivates and exceeds expectations.
Once the residence of the Doge Donà, this 14th century palazzo, underwent a three year period of extensive restoration when the Hotel Donà Palace reopened in 2004. The facade conserves the original inset windows with their filigree arches known as “quadrifore”. The splendour of the marbles and woodwork were left untouched to preserve the charm and the characteristic arhitectonic details. The result is a beauty, purely Venetian, which can be glimpsed in many of the older builidng on the city’s canals. Here for centruies prominent Venetian families manifested their wealth with lavish ornate palazzi. From the heart of the city’s historic district to the pulse of the best shopping paradise, the Hotel Donà Palace is captivating and exceeds expectations.