Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal
The Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal enjoys a privileged location on the Grand Canal, just a stone’s throw from the impressive St Mark’s Square. With its warm and friendly atmosphere, this former 17th Century palace offers elegant surroundings steeped in history. Typical Venetian styling and antique furnishings in both the public areas and guest bedrooms, together with unrivalled views over the Grand Canal, make this the perfect hotel for those wishing to experience the real magic of Venice. Its magnificent ballroom, "Antico Ridotto", is an unforgettable location for a wedding enhanced by our attention to guest satisfaction with personalised menus, décor and floral displays that are guaranteed to make your special day as magical as the city of Venice itself.
Key featuresLocated in the very centre of Venice, walking distance from the most important monuments and the fashion district, the hotel boasts a well known restaurant with an unforgettable view over the Church of Santa Maria della Salute and the Grand Canal as well as beautiful17th century function rooms including the pride of the Hotel, the first “Ridotto Pubblico”, a place where nobility and people from all walks of life would retire for pleasure and intrigue. Today it is available for private receptions and weddings, all including bespoke service, personalised menus and planning.
Dream Wedding E-Card GiftFirst night accommodation for the bride and groom in a superior double room and a complimentary bottle of prosecco.
Type of location
Four star hotel
Capacity and description of spaces available for a wedding reception
Sala del Ridotto: served meal 250, banquet and dance 200, single table 85.
Sala Corte: served meal 80, banquet and dance 50, single table 40.
Sala Vallaresso: served meal 70, banquet and dance 40, single table 30.
Possibility of celebrating the wedding ceremony
Possibility of Exclusive Use of the Location
Possibility of dancing
Guests can dance until 0:30
- Valet service
- Terrace restaurant with a view over the Grand Canal
- Laundry service
- Choice of table cloths
- Personalised menu printing
Additional Wedding Services
- Floral arrangements
- Musical entertainment
- Open bar
- Hair and make up
- Parade gondola hire
Number of rooms
- Single: 17
- Double: 40
- Superior double 26
- Deluxe room with Grand Canal view: 9
- Suite with Grand Canal view: 7
Types of rooms and rates
Decorated in soft Venetian style the walls are hung with precious silks and Venetian velvets and are illuminated by magnificent Murano glass chandeliers.
The luxurious, generously sized bathrooms are lined with Italian marble, fitted with a large bathtub or shower, and equipped with soft towelling bathrobes, slippers and courtesy toiletries. All rooms have independent air conditioning, a high speed internet connection, satellite TV, a minibar, a hairdryer and a safe box.
Services for the Disabled
Special Price for Children
Children from 0 -11 years of age go free when sharing a room with two adults
Yes. Small, well-behaved pets only.
Regional and international cusine
- Salmon and Swordfish tartare with lemon and basil
- Venetian fish risotto
- Assorted fried fish from the Adriatic with tartare Sauce
- Veal Escalopes in a Light Gorgonzola Sauce
- "Grand Canal" Chocolate cake
- Bellini cocktail (fresh peaches and prosecco)
Restaurant menu price
Please contact us
Wedding banquet price
Please contact us
Services included for your wedding
- Welcome cocktail
- Selection of House wines
- Cover charge
- Menu printing
- Taxes and service
Things to do near the locationThanks to the excellent position of the Hotel, all the major sights in town and the most famous monuments of the “Serenissima” are right on your doorstep:
- Piazza San Marco with its priceless treasures
- Torre dell’Orologio
- Campanile di San Marco
- Basilica di San Marco with its fresco
- Palazzo Ducale
- Museo Correr
- La Fenice Theatre
- Rialto Bridge
- Accademia with its famous art galleries
- Palazzo Grassi
- Punta della Dogana
- Madonna della Salute
- Peggy Guggenheim Museum
Places to See Near the LocationYou can start your walking tour on the “itinerari nascosti” or “ hidden itineraries” right from the Hotel and see : the Arsenale, the Jewish Ghetto, the Misericordia, Madonna dell’Orto, San Sebastiano, San Nicolò dei Mendicoli and all the treasures of the Repubblica Marinara.
Distance from the beach and city centre
The hotel is right in the city centre and just 20 minutes by boat from the beach
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