Hotel Paganelli

Location Venice

Postcode 30122

Telephone +39 041 522 4324


Why we love it...

Former convent with great lagoon views

The Place

This modest, friendly place in Venice’s Castello quarter gives itself no airs at all. In fact the Paganelli’s entrance, filled with white leather chairs, looks unprepossessing. However, it shares the same lagoon views – splendid views of the island of San Giorgio and the Castello district – as much more august and expensive hotels on the Riva. And the simple, pleasant bedrooms far exceed the public rooms. They are furnished with pretty deco style pieces, and gauze curtains flutter at the shuttered windows. Largest and smartest rooms face the waterfront: number 206 is our favourite.

The building is the former convent of the Benedictine nuns of San Zaccaria, and the hotel has been run by the Paganelli family since 1847. Breakfast is served in an annexe in an adjoining side street, where a number of bedrooms are also located. The coffee is excellent.

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The Essentials

Price Band €-€€€
Rooms 20; between doubles, triples and family rooms, with wifi, LCD satellite TV, fridge, safe, air conditioning, mini bar, hairdryer, some with terrace
Food continental buffet breakfast, lunch dinner
Facilities courtyard, dining room, private terrace, bar, restaurant, concierge, safety deposit box, night porter, 24 hour reception, garden and elevator
Children welcome
Disabled access difficult
Pets not accepted

To Book

Contact Paganelli family
Call +39 041 522 4324
Fax +39 041 523 9267

Good To Know

Address Riva degli Schiavoni 4182, Venice 30122

The Location

Find this place: San Zaccaria stop, crossing the Canal From Santa Lucia train station, take the vaporetto line 1 and get off at the San Zaccaria stop; or take the vaporetto line 2 and stop at San Zaccaria. Water taxi are also available

What's nearby: St Mark's Square, St Mark's Basin, San Giorgio, Basilica della Salute, Punta della Dogana, Palazzo Ducale, island of Lido, the home of the prestigious Venice International Film Festival