Il Palazzo Experimental

Location: Venice & the Veneto | Italy

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

Il Palazzo Experimental is the Venetian gem of the Experimental hotels, set in the heart of the city’s Dorsoduro District. With just 32 rooms, the boutique hotel offers the established innovative luxury that is now renowned within the Experimental brand.
Perfect forA modern stay in a historical city, with a creative flair for all things food and drink.
In the knowThe Experimental Group was founded by three childhood friends with a passion for innovation and craft cocktail culture, first opening a bar on a Parisian side street. Now an internationally acclaimed brand, their quirky style and innovation has spread into hotels across the world.

Recommended for...

  • Food & Wine
  • Chic Design
  • City Hotel
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Overlooking the Giudecca Canal, Il Palazzo Experimental oozes contemporary elegance, nestled away from the crowds yet a popular cosmopolitan hub among those who are aware of its location.

Rooms at Il Palazzo Experimental

Each room at the hotel features the stamp of the Experimental brand in their style and comfort. High arched headboards, plush cushions and eccentric furnishings complete the interiors, while the unrivalled views over the Giudecca Canal or gardens make for a stunning morning wake-up.

The carefully selected colour palette reflects that of the city, featuring sky blue, mellow yellow, soft greys and shades of terracotta. As with all the Experimental group hotels, mini-bars in the rooms are stocked with house-made mixers and local speciality drinks.

Food & Drink

The Experimental group lives and breathes innovation when it comes to their food and drink, with a particular focus on signature cocktails thanks to their origins as a Parisian cocktail bar. Venice’s hallmark spritz and Bellini are amongst the ever-changing cocktail list, with new infusions being incorporated weekly by the mixologists. The Experimental Cocktail Club’s interior design comes from one of Italy’s biggest rising stars, Cristina Celestino.

Partnering with the founders of the Italian Supper Club, the hotel’s Ristorante Adriatica has developed a menu that brings together the best of both brands and pays homage to the Adriatic region. Selective use of only top quality seasonal produce combined with a certain playfulness means each dish is a delight to the taste buds, with ingredients coming from a variety of Italian coastal areas.


Away from the crowds of the city, relax in the garden at the back of the hotel, letting onto a quiet canal with tranquil waters.

Activities at Il Palazzo Experimental

The Dorsoduro district is slightly off the main tourist path of the city, but is home to plenty of sights to see in close proximity to the hotel. Meander the streets of the area and take in their undeniable charm, or visit the Galleria dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

Best time to go

Best time to travel

Good time to travel (but some limitations)

Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Best time to go

Hotel location

Il Palazzo Experimental is a 25-minute drive from Venice Marco Polo Airport. Alternatively, take a water taxi in true Venetian style.

More places to stay in Venice & the Veneto


call us on 020 7337 9010 to start planning your perfect trip

Make an enquiry

© 2022 Exsus Travel. Experts in luxury tailor-made holidays.

Exsus Travel Limited t/a Exsus Travel. Registered in England and Wales at this address: 1 Burwood Place, London, W2 2UT. Company No. 3385363. VAT No. 719-221840.

Book with confidence.
All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to:
We are a member of ABTA (ABTA No. Y6561) which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct. We provide full financial protection for your money.
International Passenger Protection (IPP)
In accordance with the Passenger protection policy for insolvency cover in respect of the Package Travel & Linked Travel Regulations 2018, all passengers booking with Exsus Travel are fully protected for the initial deposit and subsequently the balance of all monies paid to us, including repatriation costs, arising from cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Exsus Travel. There is no requirement for financial protection of day trips, and none is provided. Your booking is insured by IPP Ltd and its panel of insurers. This insurance is only valid for passengers who book and pay directly with Exsus Travel. If you have booked and/or paid direct to a Travel Agent for a holiday with Exsus Travel please request proof of how the booking is secured as this will not be covered by IPP Ltd in this instance.
This insurance has been arranged by International Passenger Protection Limited and underwritten by Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe SE. For further information please go to
Claims procedure: you must notify IPP as soon as practically possible giving full details of what has happened quoting the name of your Travel Operator to: IPP Claims at Cunningham Lindsey, Oakleigh House, 14-15 Park Place, Cardiff,  CF10 3DQ, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0)345 266 1872.
Email: or online at