- Luxurious 14th century hotel in a central location close to St. Mark's Square
- Rooftop restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views over the city and lagoon
- A short stroll away from the Bridge of Sighs
One of the finest hotels in Marriott's Luxury Collection, the world-famous Danieli embodies pure luxury only a minute's walk from Piazza San Marco.
As the former palazzo of the Dandolo family, its décor is exquisite throughout and includes a magnificent atrium that plays host to a stunning golden staircase. Sumptuous and lavish interiors run throughout the guestrooms, with those in the original building furnished in a traditional style that captures a regal Venice. Enjoy some regional cuisine at the hotel’s rooftop restaurant Terrazza Danieli, which commands some spectacular views of the city and the lagoon.
The palazzo that houses the Danieli was built during the 14th century and sits behind the San Zaccaria vaporetto stop. Since the beginning of the 18th century, the hotel has been accommodating Venice’s visitors searching for pure indulgence with that Venetian flair.
The hotel has 210 rooms (official rating 5 star). Child prices apply to ages 2-11 years.
Bars & Restaurants
Rooftop Restaurant Terrazza Danieli
Included With:Bed & Breakfast
Formal dress code, gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and long trousers.
Experience the remarkable at Restaurant Terrazza Danieli with a sensuous journey through the gastronomic past of the Serenissima. The restaurant caters for up to 120 guests, both in the indoor restaurant and outdoors on its terrace in warmer months. The restaurant proposes an à la carte menu rich of dishes typical of Venetian cuisine as well as traditional Mediterranean fare. All dishes carry the signature of Executive Chef Dario Parascandolo's experience and professionalism.
Open 7am - 10.30am, 12pm - 3.30pm and 7pm - 10.30pm
Discover the new Danieli Bistro, and expect finest Venetian cicchetti created by Executive Chef Dario Parascandolo paired with stunning views over the Venetian Lagoon.
Indulge in a unique menu featuring premium ingredients, mixed platters of Italian excellence, sommelier select wines, handcrafted beers and soft drinks, all made in Italy.
Drop by evenings for an informal gathering with friends, enjoy the live cooking show and the panoramic views or reserve the whole venue for an exclusive private dining.
The Bar Dandolo is a sophisticated bar which has been awarded as one of Italy's Top 20 bars for the past eight years. It is located in a corner or the 14th century Gothic Hall of the Palazzo Dandolo, and provides a charming setting for guests to enjoy a light meal, sandwich, salad, dessert or cocktail, accompanied by live music. English afternoon tea is served every day at 4pm.
Open 9.15am - 1.15am
A romantic setting on the ground floor, this opulent lounge area allows guests to appreciate the three stunning Ventian palazzi which form Hotel Danieli, featuring Murano glass chandeliers, spectacular marble columns and many antique pieces.
The Bar Terrazza Danieli is located on the top floor of the Palazzo Danieli and has magnificent views of the lagoon and islands. Guests can enjoy a light meal, sandwich, snack, salad, dessert or an aperitif before dinner on the terrace.
Open 9.15am - 1.15am
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About the location
Holidays to Venice have an unforgettable appeal. With beautiful historic buildings, traditional gondolas to transport you around the waterways and a romantic ambience to warm every heart, this really is a special place. Couples will love being punted down the waterways while being serenaded by the gondolier before alighting to enjoy a romantic meal for two in one of Venice’s traditional restaurants. But it’s not only couples who are drawn by its charm; the city’s historic buildings and splendid architecture are perfect for those looking to experience history and culture. Food lovers will enjoy exploring the streets and seeking out the most beautiful authentic trattoria serving up delicious delicacies.
The hotel is 40 minutes from Marco Polo airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
Premium Deluxe Room
Max 3 Adults
Premium Deluxe Rooms are furnished in a traditional style and are located in the Casa Nuova and Dandolo Palaces, with a view of the neighbouring streets and buildings. A rollaway bed can be added to sleep a third adult.
Luxury Double Room with Inner View
Max 3 Adults
Luxury Double Rooms with Inner View are located in the Danieli Excelsior Palace and have been decorated in a Gothic style. A rollaway bed can be added to sleep a third adult.
Deluxe Room with Lagoon View
Max 3 Adults
Deluxe Rooms with Lagoon View are located in the Casa Nuova and Dandolo Palaces and have stunning views over the lagoon. A rollaway bed can be added to sleep a third adult.
Luxury Double Room with Lagoon View
Max 3 Adults
Luxury Double Rooms with Lagoon View are located in the Danieli Excelsior Palace and offer magnificent views over the lagoon. A rollaway bed can be added to sleep a third adult, rooms are available on request, please call to book.
Executive Suite with Inner View
Max 3 Adults
Executive Suites with Inner View are located in the Danieli Excelsior. They feature a larger living space decorated in a classic Venetian and Gothic style with parquet flooring and oriental carpets, a marble bathroom with Laura Tonatto toiletries and magnificent views of the Doge's Palace. A rollaway bed can be added to sleep a third adult, rooms are available on request, please call to book.
Based on 3929 traveller reviews
77% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Terrible Customer Service
Jul 22 2020
We booked a family trip to stay at Hotel Danieli in June 2020. When COVID hit and it was apparent we would not be able to make our scheduled trip we were informed through Marriott that we would...
We booked a family trip to stay at Hotel Danieli in June 2020. When COVID hit and it was apparent we would not be able to make our scheduled trip we were informed through Marriott that we would receive a refund (we have the email that states this exactly). However, Hotel Danieli will NOT refund us our money. Furthering the terrible customer service of Hotel Danieli we were going to pass our 2 rooms onto friends in Italy since the hotel would not honor their commitment of refunding us our money. Hotel Danieli would not honor this alternative either as they had closed their doors and no guests were allowed to stay at their hotel. The customer service is non-existent, we understand the plight they were facing, yet they will not give us the same courtesy. If this is how they treat upcoming guests I cannot imagine the actual stay!
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“ Faded glory....... very disappointing
Jul 22 2020
We left the Danieli hotel extremely dissatisfied! So much so that I am writing my very first review on Tripadvisor despite being an avid traveller. Travelling about 3 months of the year, we are...
We left the Danieli hotel extremely dissatisfied! So much so that I am writing my very first review on Tripadvisor despite being an avid traveller. Travelling about 3 months of the year, we are accustomed to staying at the finest hotels around the world. If you seek palatial luxury and excellence in service, the Danieli is certainly NOT the hotel. The splendor and grandiosity of this hotel is but a distant memory. What remains of this historic hotel are its walls and yesteryear reputation. To say the hotel is in decadence and decline would be an understatement. Literally everything is old (not in a charming way), worn out and grubby looking. Avoid looking at the details or it would be a real eye sore! No doubt, this property is in desperate need of major refurbishments.
The overall service is a reflection of the hotel. Service is poor to non-existent, probably more suited to a 2 star establishment. In all our travels we have not experienced this. I called housekeeping and the concierge answered the phone. I went down to the reception but no one was around and so the concierge dealt with my needs. No doormen or bell boy to be seen at anytime during our stay. It seems like the hotel is under staffed and/or staffed with unqualified people. The efficient concierge seems to be handling more than the traditional hotel concierge tasks.
As we had booked with Amex FHR, we were upgraded to a room with a lagoon view and while the view is splendid, the room itself is mediocre and shabby with an outdated bathroom. The towels and slippers provided were tacky and of very low quality. If it hadn???t been for the view we wouldn???t have even stayed a night.
At breakfast, when you request for freshly squeezed juice they confirm it is possible but instead deceive and serve stale bottled juice. Choice and quality of food is poor or low average at best. Service at the table was very brusque, inattentive and unrefined.
We had lunch at the Terrace restaurant. The food was unremarkable but compensated by the spectacular view of the lagoon. After lunch, my husband had forgotten his phone on the table, he went back 3 minutes later and all 4 people on duty insisted they did not see any phone on the table. Perplexed, I tried calling my husband???s phone twice, someone had declined the calls!!!! So I immediately started the find my iphone alert which made a loud beeping noise and miraculously my husband???s phone was found in the kitchen area! Apparently, the person who had cleared our table did not see the black iphone on the white table cloth!!!! And somehow the iphone ended up in the back kitchen. This is a scandalous and pathetic act that never should have happened. It definitely puts a bitter taste in our mouths and created a bad souvenir.
The next morning, Mr Carpanese, the Resident Manger spoke to us about the incident. While we appreciated his elegance, he provided no clarifications. Instead, he offered to invite us for one night at the hotel should we accept to stay on an extra night. However, after our very unpleasant experience, it would be unimaginable to ever consider staying another night only to prolong our discontent. We don???t need, wish or expect for any freebies. We just desire for good service and a comfortable stay, which unfortunately the Danieli so terribly failed to deliver. We actually felt so relieved and happy to check out of the hotel, we even curtailed our stay in Venice and headed straight to the airport. We had enough!
The Danieli claims to provide ?? Luxury, Sophistication and Timeless Elegance ?? what a BIG JOKE! It is extremely surprising that the Danieli still maintains its 5 star ranking and is recognized by the American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts.
We have stayed at several other hotels in Venice booked via the Amex FHR which were much more luxurious and befitting than the Danieli. Comparatively, the rooms at the Danieli were lower priced and now we understand why. As the saying goes........You get what you pay for!
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