Synonymous with the splendor of Venice, the Hotel Danieli is considered one of the most famous hotels in the world. Its remarkable history begins in the 14th century when the hotel’s main building—the Palazzo Dandolo—was commissioned by the noble Venetian family Dandolo. Of the four Dandolos that served as the Doge of Venice, Enrico garnered the greatest fame when he conquered Constantinople in 1204 and returned to the city with a bounty of gold, marble and Byzantine artwork, some of which was later incorporated into the Palazzo Dandolo’s interiors.
The Danieli is in the heart of Venice just around the Corner from St. Marks Square, the Basilica, the Ducal Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. All other Monuments are within 15 minutes walk such as Rialto Bridge, Palazzo Grassi, Guggenheim museum, Academia. the hotel overlooks the entire lagoon of Venice, with views of the Lido Island, Giudecca, San Giorgio Island and the opening of the Grand Canal.
Location: Venice, Italy
Distance from Airport: Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) approx. 25 mins. away
Distance from Cruise Terminal: Port of Venice -approx.10 – 20 mins. away
Hotel Danieli was featured in the 1979 Bond movie Moonraker as James and Holly Goodhead’s Venice hotel. The ultimate Venice “Escape” location for a Bond fan! Planning to cruise to or from Venice? Consider this hotel as a pre or post cruise stay, only 20 mins to the port! To book a Venice “Escape” or cruise package contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org!