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Featuring a terrace with lovely views of the Grand Canal, Hotel Principe is 656 feet from Santa Lucia Train Station. It features antique furniture and typically Venetian décor. The rooms provide an LCD TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels. Their design ranges from classic Venetian to contemporary. The bathrooms come with refined tiles or marble details. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar while admiring the views. The restaurant serves Venetian specialties and international cuisine, including fresh fish dishes. The Principe Hotel features a private water entrance, perfect for arriving by gondola or water taxi. St. Mark’s Square is 1.2 mi away and can be quickly reached with the Vaporetto water bus.

This is our guests' favorite part of Venice, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Principe has been welcoming guests since Mar 23, 2001

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Venice, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast Info


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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Sharon
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything was done very well, Staff was top notch, throughout the hotel. The breakfast buffet offered a great choice, great selection to please everyone's palate and the staff kept the buffet area very neat. The waterside seating area was a real...
  • Hanistee
    Great location and very beautiful hotel. Big breakfast selection. Great view from the window. Room is spotless. Loved their amenities.
  • Jose
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff is very friendly! Having Breakfast next to the canal is amazing! Rooms and bathrooms are nice! Very good location!
  • Joan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful room with a balcony over the Main Canal. Delicious breakfast.
  • Alina
    Amazing location. Excellent breakfast. While eating breakfast every morning we enjoyed the magical view of Venice.
  • Jennifer
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location could not have been better. Right on the canal with easy water access to taxis and views. Easy to get to from the bus/taxi drop off as no cars are allowed there. Lovely sitting area out on the canal to watch life on the canal.
  • Andrew
    The location from the train station was excellent. The Hotel Principe was a very centralized location. The breakfast buffet was great, if you go around 8ish, you can beat the rush.
  • Alan
    Fantastic location next to the canal. Highly recommend it. Breakfast buffet was really good.
  • Dennis
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The Host at Check in was Excellent. Room was very spacious and Nice
  • William
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location. Room was exceptional with a large terrace overlooking the Grand Canal. Breakfast was very good.

Property questions and answers
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  • How to get here from the airport?

    Please find all directions to reach easily our property : • From Marco Polo Airport: -ACTV Bus n.5 to Venezia Piazzale Roma (terminal bus stop) a ..
    Answered on 18 November 2019
  • It says there is a taxi for transportation to the hotel from the airport - does the taxi take you to the hotel or to Piazzale Roma? I'm trying to avoi..

    our Hotel is facing on Grand Canal. Watertaxi can bring you directly to hotel, from Venice Marco Polo Airport.
    Answered on 23 October 2020
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    Nearby our Hotel there is the possibility to take a public water bus. direction Lido Beach in Venice
    Answered on 15 October 2019
  • Are their showers in the rooms?

    Our Hotel have the possibility to have shower or bathtub
    Answered on 15 October 2019
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    The closest Beach is LIdo di Venezia. It is easy to reach it in 45 minutes by waterbus.
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Are there any with canal view

    Our Hotel is faceing Canal Grande, so we'll have some rooms or Junior Suites with Canal view.
    Answered on 14 October 2019
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Hotel area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience

Amenities of Hotel Principe
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Casino
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Hotel Principe takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa CartaSi JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Hotel Principe accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

A half-board service is available. Please note that beverages are not included with dinner.

Please note: if you wish to book the half board option also for the guest staying in the extra bed, you must specify it in the Comments Box during booking or by contacting the hotel using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

When booking more than 4 rooms, please note that different conditions may apply.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

When booking half board, note that drinks are not included.

Please inform Hotel Principe of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Principe

  • Guests staying at Hotel Principe can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Hotel Principe is 0.9 miles from the center of Venice. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Hotel Principe is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hotel Principe offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Casino
    • Beach
    • Themed dinners
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Happy hour

  • The prices at Hotel Principe may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Hotel Principe include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Suite

  • Hotel Principe has 2 restaurants:

    • SIVOLI
    • MIRAI