Ca' di Dio

Location: Venice & the Veneto | Italy

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Ca' di Dio is a charming, luxury hotel, and a member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Set in a medieval Venetian palace that dates back to the 13th century, this hotel combines the unique, romantic spirit of the city and historic charm of the building it occupies, including original frescoes, Istrian stone and wrought iron, with 21st-century luxury - all with direct access to the iconic canals and just a 10-minute walk from St Mark's Square.
Perfect forRomantic travellers, couples, honeymooners, and art and culture lovers.
In the knowThis elegant, medieval building was once used as a hostel for pilgrims passing through the area. The name Ca' di Dio, short for Casa di Dio, means House of God.

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  • Food & Wine
  • Spa & Wellness
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Ca' di Dio offers stunning views of Venice's main waterfront and sits right on the doorstep of the contemporary art district of Arsenale, which holds the world-famous arts extravaganza that is the Venice Biennale.

Rooms at Ca' di Dio

The gorgeous rooms and suites feature subtle pastel colour palettes offset by metallic touches and showcase classic, Italian character with Murano glass lamps, plush locally-made fabrics as well as wood panelling and sleek marble-clad bathrooms.

While some rooms overlook the two serene courtyards which are studded with mimosa and magnolia trees, others overlook the lagoon and passing gondolas. Guests can also opt for the rooftop Altana Suite for panoramic 360-degree views of the lagoon and San Giorgio from their own private terrace.

Food & Drink

Dine in style on exquisite Venetian-inspired cuisine at the VERO restaurant, and enjoy your gourmet meal on the terrace, with views over the lagoon. You can also enjoy light bites and refreshing drinks in the tranquil setting of the internal courtyard at the Essentia restaurant sit under the shade of a parasol, surrounded by trees and greenery. The menus feature fresh ingredients grown in the hotel's own gardens, and the dishes showcase traditional Venetian cuisine, served with a modern twist.

For traditional local wines and classic cocktails infused with local flavours, head to the elegant Alchemia Bar.


The lovely spa is a sanctuary where you can relax and unwind in with a soothing personalised treatment, while the Reading Hall is another serene setting, which is perfect for reading a good book or just enjoying a dose of tranquillity. The hotel also has a fully-equipped gym if you prefer to be more active during your stay.

Activities at Ca' di Dio

You can hail a gondola directly from the hotel – the classic way to see Venice – and make sure you spend some time wandering the meandering alleyways, squares and bridges, as this is also a perfect place to explore on foot. The hotel’s expert concierge team will help you discover the hidden gems of this beautiful city, which include the spectacular St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the Chiesa di San Zaccaria.

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Hotel location

The hotel is a 20-minute drive away from Venice's Marco Polo airport.

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