Overlooking the Grand Canal, the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal is the ideal destination for an unforgettable holiday in Venice, a place for every occasion, with the traditional flavours of La Cupola Restaurant, or for a special event in the magnificent panoramic terrace.
Near Santa Lucia Station, the Maritime Station and Piazzale Roma, the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal is conveniently located and easy to reach, a perfect starting point to discover all the hidden gems of our city.
Between pastel colours, Venetian stuccos and Murano glass appliques, the natural and authentic elegance of the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal of Venice does not fail to enchant. All 145 rooms of the hotel are decorated in the 18th century Venetian style and are equipped with every modern comfort. La Cupola Restaurant offers typical Venetian menus, seasonal and innovative, all prepared with our own local ingredients, while the Carlton Café offers the possibility to taste excellent drinks and snacks at any time of the day.
The flagship of the Carlton Hotel on the Grand Canal is the panoramic Top of the Carlton Sky Lounge and Restaurant. Located on the fourth floor, scene of parties and social events, it is also the ideal place for a romantic evening with a splendid view of the Grand Canal and the Venice skyline.
The hospitality staff is the reference point for all guests of the structure. Among the services offered there is the possibility to receive a free entry to the Venice Casino, free baggage storage, baby-sitting, ticket booking for theatre performances and concerts, as well as essential information on excursions, events and itineraries to explore every point of the city, from the islands of the lagoon to the most hidden and authentic glimpses of the city.
The Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal has 145 rooms; all furnished in the 18th century Venetian style, combining the innovation of the most modern comforts with a touch of antiquity, typical of the most prestigious palaces in Venice. All rooms are equipped with free WI-FI, flat-screen satellite television and radio, safe, air conditioning, direct dial telephone and mini-bar.
The private bathroom with bathtub or shower is equipped with a hairdryer and CHC custom toiletries. Attention also to the needs of those with mobility difficulties: the hotel has three lifts. In addition three rooms on the ground floor have a spacious bathroom equipped for disabled people with walk in shower. Children are welcome and families can choose between different and comfortable types of accommodations.
The Junior Suite has a panoramic terrace on the roofs of Venice that offers all the charm of the city seen from above. A luxurious and unique corner where spacious, elegant and comfortable interiors are combined with precious decorations and elegant furnishings in the 18th century Venetian style, making the atmosphere and comfort unique. The spacious terrace on the roof allows an unparalleled panoramic view of the San Simeon Piccolo dome, over the typical Venetian roofs with chimneys of a thousand of different shapes.
The Junior Suite overlooking the Grand Canal is the ideal alcove for an intense experience for couples, a perfect setting for a magical and romantic stay. A jewel in decoration and comfort, it has a small living area separated from the bedroom by four marble Corinthian columns. Four large windows that allow generous lighting, the 18th-century Venetian furniture, the precious curtains, the damask silk covering the walls as well as the Murano glass chandelier that adorns the ceiling, offer an atmosphere of past times, elegant and refined.
Another highlight of the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal are the Patio rooms, which combine the added value of tranquillity and the pleasure of plunging into a charming Venetian garden to a more contemporary decor. These elegant rooms located on the ground floor, decorated in shades of gray and blue with golden accents, open onto a charming courtyard with a real well in the middle. Here you can sit outside and relax with a cup of coffee or an aperitif.
The wide choice of rooms at the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal includes: family rooms, triple rooms, double rooms with a view over the Grand Canal or with a patio- garden and classic single and double rooms.
The Carlton Café, La Cupola Restaurant and the Sky Lounge
The Carlton Café is a pleasant place at all times. Early birds can sip an excellent coffee accompanied by pastries prepared daily by the Chef pâtissier, while in the middle of the day you can choose a quick snack, a fresh salad or a sweet ice-cream. Before dinner, the barman is available to prepare excellent cocktails, both local and international.
Unique and exclusive flavours and a romantic and welcoming atmosphere: the features of the La Cupola restaurant make it the best choice for every kind of occasion and for romantic evenings, accompanied by the flavours of the Venetian and contemporary cuisine. La Cupola is a jewel of style for the environments, the atmosphere and also the harmonious menu proposed by the Chef, which is inspired by the culinary genuine tradition of Venice, yet always offering an innovative and original twist.
Dishes of typical local, Italian, and international cuisine are served with attention and simplicity. Every single course takes into consideration the refinement of the composition and the genuineness of the ingredients; every dish finds its perfect combination with one of the selected wines of the cellar. Maitre Filippo Nocerino is a discreet and precise guide able to satisfy every single request.
The distinct and welcoming atmosphere, the refined cuisine and carefully prepared dishes made with the best regional and national ingredients, will overwhelm you, transforming your dining experience in an exceptional moment.
The highlight of the Hotel Carlton On The Grand Canal is The Top Of The Carlton Sky Lounge, the splendid panoramic terrace located on the fourth floor of the Hotel. From here you can enjoy an extraordinary view that embraces all Venice, from the Grand Canal and its ancient noble palaces to the harmonious city skyline, full of domes, bell towers, arches and spiers where you can lose yourself and enter the world of fantasy.
Enchanting afternoons or fabulous evenings spent enjoying an aperitif, a wide choice of cocktails, snacks, light-dining or a dinner served in one of the most beautiful settings of Venice: the panoramic terrace can be booked for private events, weddings, birthday parties, corporate events or representation. Also very interesting is the musical offer proposed by the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, among which we could find the ‘Women for Freedom in Jazz’, a non-profit marathon of concerts and solidarity that took place from 5th July to 29th September 2017 and brought the best jazz music on the roofs of the city .
Events that do not end with the end of the warm season but that continue all year round, paying homage to the most important events of the season including unmissable culinary events. For the celebration of the Madonna della Salute, one of the most heartfelt Venetian celebrations, on November 21st at the La Cupola Restaurant you can taste the special Castradina, the salted and smoked mutton meat that can be found at the Venetian butchers exclusively at this time of year. Reservations for Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Lunch and New Year’s Eve are open, a unique opportunity to spend the holidays in the precious and fascinating setting of the Hotel Carlton On The Grand Canal.
All the photos are by Marco Paris for Venezia da Vivere and kindly given by the Carlton On The Grand Canal