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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First is the Excelsior water boat will pick you up at st marks square with you bags but when you leave the hotel the won't take bags on board so they ask you to pay for water taxi 😡 Hotel is rundown my fiancé complains regarding bed bugs 🐜 over 23 mini little bites not le zanzzari as the hotel... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I miss Venice already, this hotel was phenomenal. We got this hotel at such a great deal including dinner and breakfast. We stayed one night but I will never forget it. This hotel has such a nice vibe to it. They have the beach right behind hotel and taxi boats to go from place to place 💛 the rooms were... More 

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Norasbora, thank you so much for your beautiful review. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing time at our unique property and that you enjoyed our breathtaking location right at the Adriatic Sea. We are very proud of our excellently working shuttle service from and to St. Mark's Square which gives our guests the possibility to... More 

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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584 reviews
162 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 760 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel is very located close to the beach and has a nice ambiance. The size of the room was quite good but it is very dated and not in a good way. The food was disapointing even for Venice. I was stayed for 5 days and overall I was pleased when leaving.

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Lechiffre1, we want to thank you for taking the time to share your experience after your stay at our Hotel Excelsior Venezia with us and are glad that you enjoyed the calm atmosphere of our beautifully, directly at the Adriatic Sea located property. However, we regret that you were not satisfied with your dining experience and would be grateful... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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81 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying that the JW Marriott and had a nice stay there, but were offered a complimentary night if we moved over to the Hotel Excelsior (we opted, simply to try another location). Although we really didn't have enough time to explore Lido island (unfortunately), we had heard that there were some nice restaurants and walking nearby. The front... More 

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Carla F, we appreciate you sharing your experience after your stay at our Hotel Excelsior Venezia on this website. We are glad that you were positively surprised by our location right at the Adriatic Sea which makes our property one of its kind in Venice. Our historic, more than 100 years old hotel boasts a unique, moorish style offering... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Of course Venice is above the standard beauty every step one may take. Romance, fine cuisine, narrow walk ways and a abundance of art and history yet it's neighboring little island Lido offered the perfect space away from all the commotion. I must say that I was skeptical at first yet upon our arrival at the Excelsior, we knew right... More 

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Keno M, congratulations!!! We are so happy that your wedding proposal had a happy end and are proud that you have chosen our historic hotel for this special occasion. Thank you for your beautiful words, we really appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Looking forward to celebrating many anniversaries with you and your wife. Best wishes from the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

as we approached the hotel in our water taxi it looked stunning. we were met by a porter who took our luggage and went to check in. the staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. we went to our room and our luggage was already there. the room was spacious and, like the rest of the hotel,... More 

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear 6LadyMel, thank you so much for your positive review. We are more than happy that you fully enjoyed your stay at our historic property on the exclusive Lido Island and want to thank you for the beautiful words you spent for our staff who always do their utmost to meet and exceed our international guests' expectations making sure that... More 

superdad69
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27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

So - if you have done Venice and want to be able to escape it each evening or for a day, stay here. Its on the Lido, so it has a beautiful beach scene, a lovely seaside resort (small but classy) and best of all, a water shuttle to Venice St Marks square every 30 minutes. Large rooms, lovely moorish... More 

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear superdad69, thank you for your positive review. We really appreciate your positive words and hope to welcome you back soon in the future. With best wishes from the Hotel Excelsior Venezia, The Management More 

Munich, Germany
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel interior decoration is straight out of the 1950's minus any charm that the 50's might have had. The dinner buffet is so-so but boring. Our bed was rock-hard. The one positive is the staff, all extremely nice and helpful.

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Michael L, we would like to thank you for taking the time for reviewing your stay at our Hotel Excelsior Venezia. We are sorry to read that your experience at our property did not meet your expectations and that the unique, moorish architecture of our resort which has been enchanting our international clientele for more than 100 years has... More 

Sydney, Australia
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354 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This grandma of grandiose hotels has inspiring memories of Venice through the ages. With the sea through our magical open window and mini veranda we watch others experience what we earlier felt arriving by boat. Fab experience throughout our mini stopover.

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear shasha b, thank you for taking the time to write your review on our Hotel Excelsior Venezia. We really appreciate your positive words on our beautiful old lady and we hope to get the opportunity to welcome you on the Lido Island again soon. With best regards, The Management More 

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73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my famlily for one night. We had a room with a seaview and it was really nice. The room as well as the bathroom was really spacious. The staff was friendly and helpful and the complimentary boatshuttle to San Marco was great! Since Im a hopeless romantic and a sucker for old historical landmarks this hotel is... More 

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear AnnaK3, thank you for writing your feedback after your stay at our unique property on the Lido Island. We are glad that you enjoyed your holiday at the Hotel Excelsior and that you were able to experience the romantic atmosphere of our moorish hotel which has hosted numerous celebrities of international renown over the years. We also appreciated your... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right on Venice Lido beach, the Hotel Excelsior is a masterpiece of Venetian architecture dating back to the early 1900. An exclusive 5 star Deluxe Resort, of Moorish style and recalling a fabulous Venetian Renaissance palace, the Hotel Excelsior is ideal for family holidays, romantic getaways, conferences or special events in Venice.Stunning halls overlooking the sea, highly creative, contemporary Italian cuisine and competent, skilled staff, become ingredients of the hotel’s recognition and awareness among the best wedding and special events locations. Welcome to the Hotel Excelsior, for more than one century the best match of luxury, history, tradition with comfort and service, carefully built around you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Excelsior

Address: Lungomare Guglielmo Marconi 41, 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Lido di Venezia
Price Range: €241 - €565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Excelsior 5*
Number of rooms: 197
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Also Known As:
Westin Excelsior Venice Lido Hotel
Westin Venice
Venice Westin
Hotel Excelsior Province Of Venice, Italy
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Lido di Venezia
#8 Luxury Hotel in Lido di Venezia
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“Rooms are large (unlike Venice itself) so you dont have to go OTT with premium rooms”
 of 5 bubbles superdad69, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early and get a sea view!!”
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“We had a room overlookng a courtyard garden, very pleasant and quiet.”
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“Sea view rooms are sunnier.”
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“We stayed on the 5th floor, room was on the side and we could see the lagoon and the sea which was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles skate125, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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