** NEW: Christmas in Venice Hotel Packages for Christmas and New Year's Eve in Venice (Free Italy Travel Advice) **
Are you thinking of visiting Venice Italy for Christmas or New Year's? These Venice hotels are offering special 2011-2012 packages for a Christmas stay, a visit to Venice for New Year's, or both! (Also see our Rome hotel holiday packages and Florence holiday hotel packages.)
(39) 041 2401411
Set in a magnificently restored 16th-century palazzo in Venice, the décor at Ca' Pisani was inspired by minimalist Art Deco and features an eclectic collection of furniture from the 30s and 40s. Each room has a bed from a different period. What
The Christmas package includes a minimum stay of two nights, a buffet breakfast and dinner on the 24th or lunch on the 25th. It also includes a complimentary drink upon arrival and a small Christmas present in your room. Prices start at 127€ per night.
Calle Larga XXII Marzo- San Marco
(39) 041 5208377
The 4-star Hotel Saturnia has been run by the same Venetian family for close to a century. It is located within a short walking distance to St. Mark's Square, where the most famous of the city's churches, the Basilica San Marco is situated.
The Christmas package includes a minimum stay of two nights from the 24th of December, a daily buffet breakfast and a meal for two (either dinner on the 24th or lunch on the 25th). It also includes fresh flowers and Italian sparkling wine upon arrival. The price for two guests is 504€.
The New Year's Eve package includes three nights accommodation in a double room, a special dinner ending at 11 p.m. (so you can view the fireworks in St. Mark's Square at midnight), breakfast buffet, Italian sparkling wine and fresh flowers in your room upon arrival.
It also includes a discount at Garage San Marco parking garage, a free visit to a glass factory and a 10% discount in the hotel restaurant for a la carte meals. The price for two guests is 873€.
-- Danielle Rovet