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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at this Hotel. We chose the Lido to provide a retreat from the bustle of Venice and were glad that we did. The Hotels complimentary water taxi runs regularly, dropping off and collecting at St Marks Square, taking about 20 minutes. The Hotel has a feeling of luxury about it. Staff were very helpful, taking...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please find useful info and a hotel review below... On arrival at Venice airport, it's a short 10minute walk to the water taxi station. You can jump on a shared water taxi for €15, about a 30minute transfer. Not the most comfortable of journeys, but suitable if you do not want to pay the €120 for a one way private...

1Thank funkydory13
Milton, Florida
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I booked the Excelsior hotel as a surprise trip for my wife's 40th birthday through kirker holidays, we had never been to Venice before and relied on advice of where to stay. The excelsior was a great choice, staff very friendly and efficient throughout. Hotel boat shuttle was very prompt and really helped us to enjoy the main Venice attractions....

1Thank mrpink2017
Nerja, Spain
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Having booked the hotel beforehand, coming from a cruise that ended in Venice, I thought we'd treat ourselves to a liitle bit of luxury, especially since luxury in Lido de Venezia is the equivalent of 2 stars in San Marco ! We weren't aware that the hotel was due to close for renovations on the day we left, but, on...

2Thank Lynn A
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I have stayed at the Excelsior more than 20 times in the last 30 years .. After having not stayed here for the last 10 years; I was very curious to see how well maintained this 80 year old beach side palace was doing .. Well, we stayed here in the Spring of 2016 and all I can say is...

2Thank cbeandrew
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

First is the Excelsior water boat will pick you up at st marks square with you bags but when you leave the hotel the won't take bags on board so they ask you to pay for water taxi 😡 Hotel is rundown my fiancé complains regarding bed bugs 🐜 over 23 mini little bites not le zanzzari as the hotel...

2Thank Sarao2372
Westchester County, New York
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I miss Venice already, this hotel was phenomenal. We got this hotel at such a great deal including dinner and breakfast. We stayed one night but I will never forget it. This hotel has such a nice vibe to it. They have the beach right behind hotel and taxi boats to go from place to place 💛 the rooms were...

Thank Norasbora
ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Norasbora, thank you so much for your beautiful review. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing time at our unique property and that you enjoyed our breathtaking location right at the Adriatic Sea. We are very proud of our excellently working shuttle service from and to St. Mark's Square which gives our guests the possibility to...

Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Hotel is very located close to the beach and has a nice ambiance. The size of the room was quite good but it is very dated and not in a good way. The food was disapointing even for Venice. I was stayed for 5 days and overall I was pleased when leaving.

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Lechiffre1, we want to thank you for taking the time to share your experience after your stay at our Hotel Excelsior Venezia with us and are glad that you enjoyed the calm atmosphere of our beautifully, directly at the Adriatic Sea located property. However, we regret that you were not satisfied with your dining experience and would be grateful...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were staying that the JW Marriott and had a nice stay there, but were offered a complimentary night if we moved over to the Hotel Excelsior (we opted, simply to try another location). Although we really didn't have enough time to explore Lido island (unfortunately), we had heard that there were some nice restaurants and walking nearby. The front...

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ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Carla F, we appreciate you sharing your experience after your stay at our Hotel Excelsior Venezia on this website. We are glad that you were positively surprised by our location right at the Adriatic Sea which makes our property one of its kind in Venice. Our historic, more than 100 years old hotel boasts a unique, moorish style offering...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Of course Venice is above the standard beauty every step one may take. Romance, fine cuisine, narrow walk ways and a abundance of art and history yet it's neighboring little island Lido offered the perfect space away from all the commotion. I must say that I was skeptical at first yet upon our arrival at the Excelsior, we knew right...

Thank Keno M
ExcelsiorVenezia, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Excelsior, responded to this review

Dear Keno M, congratulations!!! We are so happy that your wedding proposal had a happy end and are proud that you have chosen our historic hotel for this special occasion. Thank you for your beautiful words, we really appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Looking forward to celebrating many anniversaries with you and your wife. Best wishes from the...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right on Venice Lido beach, the Hotel Excelsior is a masterpiece of Venetian architecture dating back to the early 1900. An exclusive 5 star Deluxe Resort, of Moorish style and recalling a fabulous Venetian Renaissance palace, the Hotel Excelsior is ideal for family holidays, romantic getaways, conferences or special events in Venice.Stunning halls overlooking the sea, highly creative, contemporary Italian cuisine and competent, skilled staff, become ingredients of the hotel’s recognition and awareness among the best wedding and special events locations. Welcome to the Hotel Excelsior, for more than one century the best match of luxury, history, tradition with comfort and service, carefully built around you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Excelsior

Address: Lungomare Guglielmo Marconi 41, 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Lido di Venezia
Price Range: ₹ 17,828 - ₹ 32,896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Excelsior 5*
Number of rooms: 197
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Also Known As:
Westin Excelsior Venice Lido Hotel
Westin Venice
Venice Westin
Hotel Excelsior Province Of Venice, Italy
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Lido di Venezia
#9 Luxury Hotel in Lido di Venezia
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 of 5 bubbles NickJ1149, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are large (unlike Venice itself) so you dont have to go OTT with premium rooms”
 of 5 bubbles superdad69, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early and get a sea view!!”
 of 5 bubbles philm133, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room overlookng a courtyard garden, very pleasant and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggiePreston, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are sunnier.”
 of 5 bubbles MammaG1888, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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