Casa Santa Maria Formosa Hotel Venice General Description:
Located in an age-old aristocratic house of exquisite neo-gothic design, Locanda Formosa is situated on a canal which verges on the liveliest of areas, Santa Maria Formosa, one of the most characteristic places in Venice. Secluded, despite the large number of tourists, just a stroll from St. Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge, the hotel has recently opened new rooms on the second floor of the building, in Venetian modern style: parquet, Venetian typical “marmorino”, wooden beam ceilings, and a marvellous view on the canals around the palace.
The buffet breakfast is served in two separate breakfast halls, intimate rooms, the first overlooking the canal crossing next to the hotel, the second on the second floor facing a small terrace. You can find: bread, brioches, cheese, ham or salami, cookies, cereals,yoghurt, orange juice, butter, a variety of preserves, honey, chocolate spread and also Italian coffee (espresso), American coffee, cappuccino, chocolate, milk and a choice of 3 different teas. Room service is also available on request.
This hotel is located in the heart of Venice, just a stroll from St. Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge, but has a calm, secluded position despite the large number of tourists. With just a few minutes walk you can reach the main landings to avail of frequent public transport which takes you all over the city, as well as the other islands of the lagoon (Torcello, Burano, Murano, Chioggia, Lido, etc.).
Campo Santa Maria Formosa, the location of this hotel in Venice, is one of the liveliest and characteristic areas of the city. The Renaissance style Santa Maria Formosa church, with its baroque bell tower, gets its name from the appearance of The Blessed Virgin in the form of a “formosa” or shapely, beautiful woman.
The same area hosts the prestigious Querini Stampalia Foundation, with its rich and much-used public library and a considerable gallery of three-hundred paintings by artists from Veneto, including G. Bella, Palma il Giovane, Palma il Vecchio, G. Bellini, P. Longhi.
Casa Santa Maria Formosa Hotel Venice Facilities:
Room Service, High-speed Internet, Restaurant, Pet Friendly, Disabled Access, Concierge, Tour Desk, 24 Hour Reception, Babysitting / Child Services, Air Conditioned, Non-Smoking Rooms, Currency Exchange, Multilingual Staff, Safe-Deposit Box, Mini Bar, Cable / Satellite TV, Wake-up Service, Hair Dryer, TV, Laundry service, Direct dial phone, Luggage Storage
Casa Santa Maria Formosa Hotel Venice Address:
Fondamenta Dei Preti Castello 5841