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Booked here for my partners 60th! (Long weekend) We asked for a free upgrade to a canal view room which we got ! (My travel agent simply requested directly to the hotel ) So from start to finish this trip was already made! 206/208/210/212/214/216 are all the rooms right over the canal! Our room was 210. The room was small... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel after a cruise which terminated in Venice. Although it's not in the main tourist area of Venice it is an ideal location, directly across the Grand canal from the main railway station,a waterbus stop and close to the bridge to cross the canal to access both. On the same side of the Grand Canal as the... More 

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I'd rate this hotel 3.5 star. The location was excellent - right on the canal and across from the train station, eateries and shopping. Our room was quiet and very small. The bed was firm but comfortable, and the pillow good. The hair dryer was dreadful and only produced a slow wind. The bathroom was small and the amenities were... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a split centre short break based firstly in Rome then Venice. We stayed at the Carlton on the Grand Canal. Our first impression was from the train station, as we saw the hotel right across the Canal as we arrived. We were warmly welcomed as we checked in and our luggage was quietly taken to our room. Our... More 

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Obviously you don't get airport to hotel door when visiting Venice so this hotel, a short walk from Piazzalle Roma and across the canal from the train station is in a great location. Once you realise that major areas like the Rialto Bridge etc. are signposted you quickly find your way around, though getting lost in Venice is part of... More 

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This is the third time I stayed here and I found it very comfortable. I had a room on the courtyard and the room was a nice size with 2 twin beds. The bathroom was small but manageable. It is right on the canal but it is necessary to cross a bridge(lots of steps) to get to train station and... More 

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as a less able person I was given a room with a step up to the bathroom, - v narrow had to sit on toilet to wash my hair, what if I'd been in a wheelchair was told there was no accessible rooms available for my stay, on checking out the staff had a complete lack of charisma, no thank... More 

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I stayed at the Hotel Carlton from Nov. 6 thru Nov. 9 2016. I had read all the Trip Advisor ratings both good and bad. I have to say I was very pleased with the hotel from the time I arrived until the time I left. It is certainly located in one of the most convenient spots in Venice. If... More 

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Stayed on a Globus tour. Definitely not worth 4 Stars. Very very small room--the smallest of all rooms in Italy so far-dilapidated furniture The bed was two twins put together--sagged and lumpy. The room Temperature was hot (even though the heat was turned off) and would not cool even with the windows open. The bathroom had patches on the tile... More 

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We have just returned from our stay at the Hotel Carlton. From our arrival in the Friday evening through to our department this morning, all the staff have been friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and decorated in true Venetian style. We didn't have a canal view but that didn't matter. The breakfast had a good choice and helped... More 

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Staying in Santa Croce

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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighbourhood identity.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegant and welcoming, the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal has been run with passion for approximately 30 years by a Venetian family which loves to pay its guests attention, by providing them with valuable advise on how to capture the city’s true essence.Pastel shades, Venetian stuccoes, glass wall lamps made in Murano, furnishings which, while being functional, recall the glorious Serenissima epoch: these are the elements of the new hall and bar, completely mirrored on marvellous Istria stone. Right at the centre of the hotel is an original glass cupola creating light effects which highlight its sophistication. The recently restored, characteristic internal patio onto which some of the rooms look out and where guests can enjoy breakfast or relax, using it as a peaceful open-air lounge, has a notable impact on guests. The elegant Bar Carlton Café offers you the chance to taste excellent drinks and whet your appetite with unusual snacks both in the internal room and in the open-air, enjoying an unforgettable stay on the Grand Canal.The hotel also offers its guests outstanding opportunities to discover all of Venice’s magic, by organizing personalised itineraries and excursions: boat tours to the lagoon islands, guided tours of the city, romantic itineraries followes by a candle lit dinner and much more. For further information on “special” packages, check out our online booking now or send your request to our booking centre.For conferences and meetings we can provide the “Galileo” room, fitted with update equipment and capable of holding up to 60 people.Some of the services offered to our guests include: free entry to the Casino, free baggage surveillance, baby-sitting, restaurant booking, theatre and concert tickets.Restaurant “La Cupola”Elegant reflections, inviting aromas, brilliant colours and exclusive tastes: these are the defining features of our restaurant “La Cupola”, a jewel of refined style in newly renovated surroundings, boasting harmony in its menu selections inspired both by innovative cuisine, as well as the genuine traditions of the territory.The distinct, welcoming atmosphere and the fine cuisine will envelop you and capture you, transforming your “mealtime” into an exceptional experience.You will be greeted with warmth and courtesy, and given expert advice on your menu selections.The typical and international specialties are served with refined simplicity, elegant and genuine at the same time, accompanied by an exclusive wine list. Our Maitre, Filippo Nocerino, will be at your disposition for any special requests.Perfect for any occassion or simply for a romantic evening, our restaurant “La Cupola” will live up to your expectations and your appetites!TOP OF THE CARLTON SKY LUNGE & RESTAURANTLet “Time Out” steer you upwards to the finest sky lounge in Venice for enjoying cocktails in the clouds and Grand Canal view dining .Stylish evenings begin and end at TOP OF THE CARLTON, the rooftop terrace perched on the 4th floor of the Carlton on the Grand Canal Hotel. Impressive views from this spacious terrace take in both the ancient majesty of the Grand Canal and its noble palaces and the modern Constitution bridge, the newest structure that pierces the motley Venice skyline full of domes, bell towers, arches and spires.Choose from a multitude of cocktails, snacks and light-dining while you sit and enjoy a romantic sunset or experience the gentle lapping of the Grand Canal waters as a gondola passes by.When it’s time to unwind and relax, choose Top of the Carlton.TOP OF THE CARLTON can be exclusively reserved for private events and functions, such as wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events – in fact the sky is the limit.Open from mid May to end of September, weather permitting. ... more   less 

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Address: Santa Croce 578, 30135 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Santa Croce
Price Range: €86 - €309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
Carlton Grand Canal Hotel
Hotel Carlton Grand Canal
Canal Hotel Venice
Hotel Style:
#73 Luxury Hotel in Venice
#150 Romantic Hotel in Venice
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“Look for a larger room, standard rooms are very small.”
 of 5 bubbles Pack0222, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a view of the canal”
 of 5 bubbles vjw011, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room had no windows just a door opening up to courtyard. Could be warm in summer”
 of 5 bubbles judymS7327XU, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are booking direct with the hotel it may be possible to have a room with a view of the canal, as not all rooms have a front view.”
 of 5 bubbles johneB3562NP, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Live with the noise of the canal and get a canal side room - preferably with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles nitestop, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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