Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort  5 stars

Lungomare Guglielmo Marconi, 41, Venice, Italy, 30126  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This resort is designed like a Moorish palace and has a pool, beach, large workout facilities, and delicious food. It's easy to get to St. Mark's with the free motor boats, but some feel that it's becoming outdated. It's closed from November to March.


The elegant Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort is a 5-star property located in the historical center of Venice. Founded in 1908, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 1994.

The peaceful location gives quick access to St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco), Venice International University and Public beach. Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort is also located near Palazzo Mocenigo, Congress Center - Venice Film Festival and isola di Murano.

The hotel is placed next to restaurants, golf courses and casinos. You can make use of a sun terrace, a patio and a tennis court on site as well.

15 minutes by car from Marco Polo airport.


The hotel offers 175 rooms. All of them feature satellite TV, individual climate control, a minibar, a laptop-size safe and Wi-Fi. Some rooms offer breathtaking views of the park. They all have Venetian floor and comfortable furniture.


Every day a sumptuous breakfast is served in the dining room. At the outdoor restaurant guests can enjoy Italian cuisine. At the fabulous cocktail bar guests will enjoy a selection of aperitifs.


Guests will benefit from ticket service, valet parking and a porter service along with currency exchange, parking and a hairdresser.


For children a kids' club, a play area and babysitting service are available. Guests will take advantage of sailing, tennis and water skiing available on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is EUR 36 per day.

Number of rooms   175.

City Center Venice - 2.5 mi
Airports Marco Polo (VCE) - 7.2 mi, S. Angelo (TSF) - 18.9 mi
Train Stations Stazione Santa Lucia - 3.4 mi, Venice Santa Lucia Train Station - 3.4 mi
Restaurants La Tavernetta (cuisine: Italian) - 600 ft, Punto Pizza (cuisine: Pizza) - 700 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Hairdresser
  • Wind surfing
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Maid Service
  • Wedding Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Poolside snack bar
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Beach access
  • Tennis court
Room view
  • Sea view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • One child may stay at the price of EUR 62.50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 125 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Deluxe Room
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Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort Deluxe Room
Bed type: Double Bed or Double Beds or Double Or Twin Beds

The room is more spacious than the Classic room. It offers a rest area, work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

Room facilities
    Suite Sea View
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    Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort Suite Sea View Grand Deluxe Sea View
    View: Sea view

    Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a parlor area, a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

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      Junior Suite
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      Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort Junior Suite

      Spacious Room with luxurious furnishing has a comfortable bed, a cozy sitting area and a bathroom with all modern amenities.

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        Classic Room
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        Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort Classic Room
        Bed type: Double Bed or Double Beds or Double Or Twin Beds
        Size: 260 sq. feet

        Spacious and light room has luxurious furnishings. It offers a small rest area, a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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          Presidential Suite
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          Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort Presidential Suite

          Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

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            Grand Deluxe
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            Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort Grand Deluxe
            Bed type: Double Bed

            Spacious room with moorish style has a sleeping area with a large bed and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

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              Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions
              • Santa Maria della
                2.4 mi
              • The Bridge of Sighs
                2.4 mi
              • Bocca di leone
                2.4 mi
              • La Giudecca
                2.4 mi
              • 2.4 mi
              • Grand Canal
                2.4 mi
              • Campanile di San Marco
                2.5 mi
              Places of interest
              • 5000 ft
              • Basilique San Giovanni
                2.2 mi
              • Sacca Sessola
                2.2 mi
              • Statue du Condottiere Bartoloméo Colleoni
                2.2 mi
              • Dogenpalast und San Marco
                2.4 mi
              • San Giorgio dei Greci
                2.4 mi
              • markusdom
                2.5 mi
              • Tour de l'horloge
                2.5 mi
              • Pont des soupirs
                2.5 mi
              • quartier juif
                2.5 mi
              • la basilique saint marc
                2.5 mi
              Monuments and Landmarks
              • Museum of Naval History
                2.1 mi
              • Museo storico navale di Venezia (Museum der Seefahrtsgeschichte Venedig)
                2.1 mi
              • Peggy Guggenheim Collection
                2.4 mi
              • The Ducal Palace
                2.4 mi
              • Scuola Grande di San Rocco
                2.5 mi
              Universities, Institutes
              • Venice International University
                1.1 mi
              • Bacino San Marco
                2.2 mi

              Local Attractions

              • San Giorgio Maggiore
                2.0 mi
                Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
              • Dali Universe
                2.1 mi
                Fondamenta della Canonica 4312, Venice
              • Lagune von Venedig
                2.1 mi
                Murano, Burano and Torcello, Venice
              • Fondazione Giorgio Cini
                2.2 mi
                Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
              • Il Redentore
                2.2 mi
                Campo Redentore, Venice

              Restaurants Nearby

              • La Tavernetta

                86% likes this, based on 210 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 28 - USD 68

                600 ft
                Via F. Morosini, 4

                Phone: 0415261417

              • Punto Pizza

                88% likes this, based on 10 reviews
                Cuisine: Pizza

                700 ft
                Via Gallo, 135/G

                Phone: 041 5264416

              • El Caribe

                64% likes this, based on 39 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, European, International

                900 ft
                Lungomare Marconi, 58 (via Loredan)
              • Trattoria Bar Trento

                62% likes this, based on 22 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 19 - USD 75

                1100 ft
                Sandro Gallo, 82

                Phone: 0415265960

              • Da Tiziano

                58% likes this, based on 27 reviews
                Cuisine: Pizza

                1200 ft
                Lido 96

                Phone: 041 526 72 91

              Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort

              Average guest rating

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              Based on 91 reviews

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              Individual guest reviews

              • Group of friends

                it's a very special hotel from the beginning of the 20th century, some parts would need a little new-make-up, but it's still very beautiful. Just a pity that breakfst is not served at the terrasse facing the sea.....

                some of the rooms are very dark and old-fashioned

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              • Family with children

                Hotel is a romantic place very good in summer time when sunny as best beach side hotel.

                There were no children recreation area or activity what so ever which make it rather boredom for children espicially when weather is not good for beach/swim activity.

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              • Older travelers

                i found out that people very friendly and co operative with me. it i s a nice and pleasent stay...

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              • Family with children

                Total getaway which is what we wanted after a hectic 12 day Cruise

                Location on Lido Island

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              • Older travelers

                Not recomend this hotel,this is my opinion.people shouldn t get screwed with the pictures ll pay the price for bad ;more to say.

                I didn t like the attitude qt the reception at our arrival,they goes by the looks,and so called lorenzo at the reception,he was so agressive,i left it to all my wife to deal with it;he s lucky.and the should precise that the tents out on the beach,are not free;payable for 120 euros a ;more to say really:wasting my time.nothing will change with this hotel.

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              • Couple

                The Bed, Shuttle Boat to Venice, Break Feast, Gym

                Car Parking costs 33 Euros per night.

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              • Older travelers

                seaside, comfort, food, staff

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              • Group of friends

                We were only at the hotel for 6 hours, it is difficult to rate for such a short stay

                They do not take U.S. dollars

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              • Older travelers

                My two-night stay lived up to all my expectations. The restuarant was good; breakfast excellent; and the pool a delight. Perhaps greatest perk was the motor boat shuttle to and from St. Marks Square.

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              • Couple

                Beautifully located on the Island of Lido. A private ferry run's approx. every hour to Venice. Beach was nice but it was too cold when we were there to swim.

                We were a young couple that had been traveling around Europe for a month and were trying to stay within a budget. The concierge were very "snooty" that we would even ask how to get to the airport by public ferry rather than rent a private water taxis. Overall I found them rather unaproachable.

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              • Family with children

                It is a nice experience and shuttles between the hotel and the city were well organised. the hotel 's view is fantastic

                there is no service at the beach .you either rent an expensive cabana to be able to relax on the beach and spend the day or sit on the sand using a towel without food or drinks

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              • Single

                The service staff was professional and polite. Room service was fast and the food was excellent. The team was at my beck and call and always smiling! The location by the beach is beautiful!

                The carpet in my room was filthy, twice staff tried to enter my room without knocking and charging for computer usage is crazy in 2010. No wireless for my iPhone and 10 euro per 1/2 hour is outrageous! I have worked in a 4 star hotel that was above and beyond Hotel Excelsior! I have booked 5 hotels in Italy and for the price this has been the most dissapointing to date. I'm bummed, this was my special treat!!

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              • Couple

                There is no better place to stay on the Lido than the Excelsior. It is a perfect place to escape the heat andd the tourists in Venice, while being close to all hot spots.

                The hotel is in dire need of major renovation. We had to change rooms because of poor sewage, which was easily arranged. Our friends roof collapsed from the rain and they hadd to cchange rooms too

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              • Family with children

                To appreciate it one has to have taste and culture and appreciate beauty and excellence-not for ordinary folk!

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              • Family with children

                Great location, free boat services to Venice

                The beach use is for extra money so most of people prefer to stay pool-side. To get to the sea from the pool takes time as it is long way around through terrace and cafe

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