Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel overlooking Venice's Grand Canal

Santa Lucia station

This historic Venice hotel on the Grand Canal is steps from Santa Lucia station and about two kilometres (one mile) from the famous Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge.

Hotel restaurant

Gondolas and private water taxis can deliver guests right to this historic hotel's canalside doorstep, alongside which lies Il Principe restaurant, with waterfront terrace dining.

Free WiFi, premium bedding

Hotel Principe's air-conditioned guestrooms feature a mix of antique and modern furnishings; all offer satellite TV, free WiFi, and minibars. Safes, premium bedding, and free toiletries are also available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Hotel Principe offers a convenient, attractive location along the Grand Canal, just a two-minute walk from the S. Lucia train station.

Two restaurants, bar, and outdoor terrace are onsite. The hotel has its own mooring for gondolas and private taxis. Free WiFi in rooms and public areas are also available.

  • Concierge services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 139 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The hotel serves a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

Principe Ristorante - Italian specialties are served in a handsome room with silk-upholstered chairs, yellow-marble floor, and Murano-glass chandeliers. A wall of windows faces the waterfront terrace, where guests can dine in summer. The Principe Ristorante serves breakfast and dinner.

Marco Polo Bar - Colored-glass tables add a bright note to this friendly bar open from late morning to late night.

Nearby Things to Do

Numerous recreational diversions are available on the Lido, an island famed for its beach and as the site of the Venice International Film Festival. The Lido is a 10-minute boat ride from St. Mark's Square.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 30 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets stay free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Pets allowed (no fees)


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and will be collected at the property. This tax does not apply to residents of Venice City and children under 10 years of age. Further exemptions may apply to patients and their companions, and people staying in the city for specific purposes/duties, subject to the submission of proper documents to the property. A 30 percent reduction applies from 1-31 January.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Principe
  • Principe
  • Principe Hotel
  • Principe Venice
  • Grand Hotel Principe
  • Principe Hotel Venice
  • Hotel Principe Venice

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

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