About Hotel Excelsior On the Beach in Venice

Hotel Excelsior is an extraordinary oasis of calm and comfort, offering the brilliant best of both worlds.

Just a brief boat ride from the pulsating heart of Venice, Hotel Excelsior is a tranquil hideaway for distinguished international travelers, movie stars and discerning guests. This is where couples, families and visitors of all ages find surprising delights and quiet relaxation to suit their mood.

Hotel Excelsior is a destination in its own right: a historically significant Venetian palazzo, enriched by exotic Moorish architecture. Here, contemporary luxuries sit harmoniously alongside lovingly preserved splendor, including the spectacular Stucchi Room (featured in Once Upon A Time In America starring Robert De Niro).

With our ideal location and magnificent rooms, we offer a dream setting for unforgettable weddings and celebrations, and an impressive, very adaptable venue for conferences and business events. Our iconic hotel is also home to the world-renowned Venice Film Festival and Biennale Art and Architecture exhibitions.

At Hotel Excelsior, every experience is superlative, from unforgettable meals created by our Chefs, to the iconic Cabanas arrayed on our private beach. Explore Venice, then immerse yourself in our uniquely soothing atmosphere.

The Hotel

  • Timeless glamour and five star elegance
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  • On the Beach in Venice
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  • For spectacular weddings and memorable events


  • Opened in 1908 with a lavish party
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  • Created by a world-class architect
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  • Hosted first Venice Film Festival in 1932
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