Bauer Palladio Hotel and Spa


There are only 4 private, family-owned 5 star luxury hotels in Venice, all of which are owned by Francesca Bortolotto Possati, a passionate, stylish Venetian woman with plenty of sass. She is the only female hotelier in the city of Venice and one of the most respected. Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa is the crown jewel of her boutique hotel empire. Situated on the banks of Giudecca Island just a 4 minute boat ride from St Mark's Square, it has spectacular views over the lagoon. This former 16th-century convent was built by Andrea Palladio and has been thoughtfully renovated to create a romantic luxury hotel with an elegant, traditional Venetian style. In contrast, the holistic wellness spa has a contemporary design, with calming interiors in lavenders and pastel greens. The elegant exterior looks out to the waters at the front, and to the rear, opens onto a garden courtyard where guests can enjoy a treat from the café, bar and restaurant. Surprise your loved one with a trip to this little gem, or take a pampering trip with friends. Listen carefully and you may hear Elton John tinkling on the piano from his nearby apartment.


The stylish Bauer Palladio Spa offers a range of treatments and massages using modern spa technologies and natural products and has a king-size Turkish hammam, double Jacuzzi and Vitalis Multi-Bath System. There are 8 treatment rooms and guests can relax after a treatment in the chill-out area which overlooks St. Marks. After a relaxing treatment, take the complimentary electro-solar powered shuttle boat (in keeping with the eco-friendly ethos of the hotel) across the Grand Canal and spend the day shopping and exploring or simply sit back in a café and watch the world go by. The 24-hour concierge are happy to arrange boat tours, walking tours, theatre tickets, restaurant bookings and transfers. Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa was created by owner Francesca in order to lengthen the average 2 night stay of visitors to Venice and so here at the Palladio they have more time to experience the pleasure of being in this wondrous city.


Guests can enjoy a Continental buffet and a la carte breakfast in the pretty Sala Palladio or out in the garden, snacks and drinks at any time in the café from Monday to Wednesday and from Thursday to Sunday, a wonderful menu of Mediterranean cuisine and grilled seasonal dishes.

Why is it chic?
  • it is on Giudecca island
  • 4 minute boat ride from St Marks
  • stunning spa
  • Elton John's apartment is just next door!
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A welcome drink & room upgrade (subject to availability)

Rates at Bauer Palladio Hotel and Spa are per room per night and include continental breakfast, service and all taxes. Children stay free of charge from 0 to 12 years old. From 13 to 17 years old a daily supplement of EUR 125 is charged. There are no extra beds in rooms or suites for adults, but a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children can be accommodated in some suites.


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