With its 100 windows overlooking the San Marco basin, the Londra Palace has been the the perfect retreat those who enjoy authentic locations which don’t just conform with current fashions.
The view is always enchanting: choose between the San Marco Basin and the Venetian Lagoon the one hand, or the historic city’s roofs and bell towers on the other.
The hotel is located on the Riva degli Schiavoni, a few steps from Piazza San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs and all the other places which are symbolic of the Venetian Republic, but it is also close to its most hidden and authentic corners.
The original core of Venice’s the Hotel Londra Palace dates back to 1853. It was known first as the Hotel d’Angleterre & Pension and then the Londres. In 1865 the Beau Rivage was built, in neo-lombardy style, with a connecting link to the Hôtel d’Angleterre.
The raising of the old building’s roof in the 50’s and the last and the most recent renovation of the facade and interior public spaces gave the hotel its current appearance.
The name “Londra Palace” dates from the 70’s. The Hotel Londra Palace numbers among its most illustrious guests the Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who composed the first three movements of his Symphony No. 4,originally entitled the “do Leoni”, in room 106 in December “1877”.
ROOMS & SUITES
The Londra Palace has 52 rooms, each one different from the others in terms of furnishings, good quality tapestries and brocades. Each room is equipped with marble bathrooms and all the comforts of a luxury hotel.
SUITE JULES VERNE
This brand new and bright suite, located on the fifth floor, is dedicated to the French writer Jules Verne, father of modern science fiction, the master of the adventure story, who stayed at the Londra Palace between Friday 11th and Sunday 13th July 1884.
The suite is composed of one sitting room, one bedroom and two marble bathrooms: one with walking shower and the other with bathtub.
The stunning view of the San Marco Basin, visible from multiple points, the comfortable mattress and all the comforts of this suite guarantee the necessary to relax and make beautiful dreams, fanciful and adventurous like the stories of the author to whom the room is dedicated.
Unique in its kind, this room is equipped with all comforts and is exquisitely furnished. It has a very large terrace, from which the view extends from the San Marco Basin to the Grand Canal, until reaching the roofs and bell towers of Venice, connecting guests to the timeless spirit of the city.
In this terrace you can sunbathe using two deck chairs or you can organize a romantic candlelit dinner getting in touch with Restaurant Do Leoni Team.
DELUXE LAGOON VIEW
Our “Deluxe Lagoon View” rooms are all distinguished by theme, color, fine furnishings, attention to every detail. Each of their windows overlooks the enchanting San Marco Basin.
In some of them, the window is particularly original and charming, such as the porthole or the large crescent window. Spacious bathrooms, comfortable closets and luxury amenities complete the scenary in order to give our guests a unique stay.
DO LEONI RESTAURANT
Currently, the Do Leoni restaurant is available only for private events, weddings and anniversaries. The Bistrot by Do Leoni is now open: a simple, innovative and complete proposal based on the research for seasonal, territorial and fresh raw materials, preserving the values and the quality that distinguishes the Do Leoni.
The menu of the Bistrot by Do Leoni is based on the search for seasonal, territorial and fresh raw materials which includes delicious fish and meat specialties, vegetarian proposals, salads, gourmet sandwiches, “taglieri” a selection of cold cuts and cheese platter, traditional pasta recipes and homemade lasagna.
Our Londrabar has an “ace up his sleeve”: his Head Bartender Marino Lucchetti. The professionalism of Marino can be seen from the proposals of the Londonbar that can be tasted in the veranda in Riva degli Schiavoni, in front of the marvelous panorama of the suggestive San Marco Basin: coffee of different qualities, numerous mixtures of leaf tea, old recipe chocolates, cocktails with fresh seasonal fruit, important selections of wines and beers.
PIC NIC ON THE ALTANA
The Picnic on the roof terrace is an absolutely unique experience and exclusive to us. The Londra Palace actually has one of the highest ‘turrets’ in Venice (the typical wooden terraces built over the roof), giving you a 360-degree view of the city.
Our guests are given a full English picnic set, complete with everything they need to relax and enjoy magical, intimate moments.
The hidden corners of Venice, its traditions, its artisans, the places of Casanova, the ghosts of the Lagoon … you choose! Let yourself be guided by our concierges who will reveal you all the secrets of our city!
GRAND CANAL EXPERIENCE
The Grand Canal, Venice’s main canal, is flanked by magnificent buildings along its entire length, displaying the wealth and the art of the Republic of Venice, telling the city’s story. Our guests will have an elegant boat at their own disposal for a thrilling but intimate tour, with their partner or family.
VENICE FOR TWO
Surprise your partner with a romantic dinner one evening, admiring the enchanting Venice from above, from its lagoon to its chimney pots and the imposing spires of the Basilica di San Marco The staff of our Do Leoni Restaurant will serve delicacies à la carte in your room, making this fantastic evening even more special. (Valid in Top Floor Junior Suite).
FESTA DEL REDENTORE
The Redemeer’s week-end is the most important and traditional event in Venice. From the rooms, from the veranda of the restaurant, from the altana (rooftop terrace) it is possible to admire the best fireworks in the world! The event is held on the third weekend of July. Overnight with special Dinner on the veranda.