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santa clara
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We've stayed for 2 nights at Venice and then moved to this beautiful resort to get away from the crowd and were so happy we did. In the morning we could relax by the pool or the beach, and go to Venice later in the afternoon. Hotel has convenient shuttle service from / to Venice St Marco every half an...

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

Dear tatianaca09, thank you for sharing your experience after your stay at our Hotel Excelsior Venezia. We really appreciate your positive words regarding our strategic location at the beachside but only a short boat ride from Venice, our beautiful swimming pool overlooking the sea as well as our perfectly trained and helpful staff. However, we regret that the lunch experience...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Staying on Lido for first time we chose this 5 star establishment. Having stayed in a variety of 5 star hotels in different countries, I felt that this particular hotel was let down by the fact that dinner was buffet style, the food lukewarm at best, and choice of "hot food" uninspiring and limited. On the plus side, the pool...

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

Dear MammaG1888, thank you for taking the time to write your review on this webside. We are pleased that you enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere at our swimming pool overlooking the Adriatic Sea as well as our complimentary shuttle boat which gives our in-house guests the possibility to come back to the calm Lido Island after a day full of sightseeing...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We are actually still at the hotel so i'll share what I have experienced so far in tow nights. Wonderful customer service immediately exiting the water taxi. So friendly. Check in was a breeze and they were very accommodating. After our first night the air conditions from our room or the room above was dripping and somewhat flooding out entry....

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

Dear MICHELLELAFOND, thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our Hotel Excelsior Venezia and appreciate you sharing your experience with us on this webside. We want to apologize for the inconvinience you experienced during your stay but are glad that the upgrade we have offered you was to your satisfaction. We always...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Firstly this is a really nice hotel in a lovely location, the public spaces are palatial and it has a lot of significant history with movie stars and celebs of yesteryear. The half hourly boat service to Venice runs like clockwork and makes the trip so much more worthwhile. Certain aspects of the hotel however need significant improvement: the decor...

Thank skate125
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We booked the Excelsior as part of a 2 centre trip for our anniversary - we travelled by train from Venice to Vienna. I was worried that the Excelsior might be a 'faded' grand hotel but could not have been more wrong. I booked a private water taxi from the airport which is the only way to arrive - straight...

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

Dear Bernardontour, thank you so much for your positive review. We are glad that our Hotel Excelsior fully met your expectations and that your stay during that special occasion turned into a beautiful memory. Thank you for having chosen our property and we really hope to welcome you back next year for a relaxing beach holiday at the Adriatic Sea....

Bromsrgove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in Venice many times but not on the island of Lido. Very relaxing to come back to the Excelsior on their private launch after the hustle & bustle of St Marks Square & surrounding areas. We thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful grounds,pool, blue bar and outdoor terraces. The dining room is exquisite and a good choice at the...

1Thank R P
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We booked Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, due to a severe flight delay we missed our first evening meal. We emailed the Hotel to inform them and even though it was not their fault they refused to refund the cost of the meal after much bartering they extended our check out on our last day. Not great customer service. Drinks were...

Thank ginny66
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Spent 4 nights here after the film festival. Had a great time and enjoyed the hotel. Super comfy bed, and we got a free upgrade! All the staff were very polite and helpful. The glamour and history of the building really added to the atmosphere. The only thing that let our stay down was the food. By no means terrible,...

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

Dear LondonGroomie, we thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Hotel Excelsior on this website and really appreciate your positive words regarding our the comfortable beds in our beautiful moorish rooms, our professional and helpful staff as well as the unique and glamorous atmosphere of our historic property. However, we are sad to hear that...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The hotel is not in Venice proper it is on the island called The Lido.The Lido is a lovely place to stay. Twenty minutes to Venice proper, and the hotel provides a free shuttle every half hour back and forth to Venice that is very convenient and fun.The hotel itself is lovely. Right on a beautiful, world class real sand...

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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

5 Star ? Well, they do have their own boats to take you to St Mark's Square, they do have a swimming pool and they have 5 star + prices for everything. Water at Dinner sir ? That will be 8 Euro, wine, yes, that will be 13 Euro for a small glass, 330ml beer, 10 Euro and a sandwich...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $364 - $857 (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 Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Lido di Venezia
#8 Luxury Hotel in Lido di Venezia
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“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
“We stayed on the 5th floor, room was on the side and we could see the lagoon and the sea which was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles skate125, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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