We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Venice as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews, and we only list hotels which have a review rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.
This is a northeastern city in Italy and also serves as the capital of the Veneto region. Situated among a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges, this city is a naturally scenic and beautiful place.
Venice is renowned worldwide for the beauty of the settings and landscape of some of its parts including their architecture and artwork. The city lagoon and a part of the city are both listed as a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Historically, the city of Venice was a major financial and maritime power during the Middle Ages and Renaissance and an important staging area for the Crusades and the Battle of Lepanto.
Venice has played an important role in the history of symphonic and operatic music and as well as famous for being the birthplace of Antonio Vivaldi. Venice has also been ranked as the most beautiful city in the world showing its attractiveness to tourists.
The city is famous for being an important place for artistic movement over the course of history, especially during the Renaissance period. Venice is also popular in literature for being the titular city in one of Williams Shakespeare books, The Merchant of Venice.
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