Romance, history, gorgeous architecture, stunning views, sumptuous décor, and delectable food. These are the descriptives reserved purely for the Arman Venice. Guests seeking peace and tranquility right in the heart of the floating city need seek no more. It can be found here, ensconced in the opulent but welcoming walls of the Aman Venice. Here guests are invited to slowly exhale and relax as they revive their senses, enveloped in the rich ambiance of historical beauty and modern luxury.


Why is Aman Venice one of the best hotels in Venice?

Situated in San Polo, on the banks of the Grand Canal, the Aman Venice makes its home in the glamorous 16th century Palazzo Papadopoli. Built in 1550, the Aman Venice welcomes guests through its grandiose palace-like entrance just South of the Rialto Bridge. Considered one of the largest private palazzi on the Grand Canal, its 21 000 sq ft interior is steeped in history and grandeur. Its coveted waterfront setting provides guests with uninterrupted views of the Grand Canal. In addition, it is conveniently located to many attractions and iconic landmarks, just a short walk or romantic gondola ride away! Guests can luxuriate within the palace-like walls, surrounded by opulent furnishings, historical frescos, and sumptuous cuisine.

Key Facts

  • situated on the banks of the Grand Canal
  • 11km from Venice’s Marco Polo International Airport (VCE)
  • located South of the Rialto Bridge

What is special?

  • relax in the opulent surroundings of Venetian Aristocrats
  • explore the floating city right on the doorstep of the Aman Venice
  • experience uninterrupted vistas of the Grand Canal

What do the guests say?

  • the hotel is a piece of paradise on earth!
  • an amazing building in a great location
  • this ultra-luxurious hotel enjoys a terrific location in the heart of the historic city


What type of accommodation is available at Aman Venice? What amenities can I expect to find in my suite?

Accommodation at Aman Venice is bespoke and caters to every luxury and convenience guests could imagine. Ranging from signature rooms to apartments and suites, each is a private oasis where guests can relax and unwind. Select from generously sized apartments featuring living rooms, silk wall coverings, chandeliers, and 18th-century Tiepolo frescos. Guest can enjoy a private piece of history surrounded by unique carved ceilings, wooden paneling, and fireplaces. In addition, many rooms provide stunning views of the private gardens or Grand Canal. Each room is generously proportioned and offers sumptuous furnishings such as king-sized beds, private balconies, and ensuite bathrooms. Accommodation at Aman Venice encapsulates old-world aristocratic grandeur infused with many contemporary conveniences. 

Key Facts

  • many rooms feature works by 16th-century architect Sansovino
  • the accommodation comprises 24 rooms
  • suites offer views of the Grand Canal

What is special?

  • live like Venetian Aristocracy in The Coccina’s Apartment, complete with a private elevator
  • relax in front of the fire under the gilded ceilings of the Alcova Tiepolo Suite
  • luxuriate in a bubble bath beneath your very own chandelier in the Maddalena Stanza Canal Grande

What do the guests say?

  • gorgeous room with an amazing bed
  • the rooms are lovely and comfortable in every detail
  • the suites are spectacular

Pools & Spa

How can I relax during my stay at Aman Venice? What spa facilities does Aman Venice offer?

At Aman Venice, guests can escape the busy hustle and bustle of the city and enter into the inner sanctum of the Aman Spa. The spa is situated on the third floor of this opulent palace and is accessed by a private stairwell. Here guests are offered a selection of treatments fit for the inner aristocrat! The spa’s in-house therapists are well-trained in all things health and beauty related and can advise and tailor each therapy to suit the unique needs of every guest. Choose from a selection of thermal bathing treatments, spa rituals, bespoke Aman skin products, and signature treatments. Or choose from more traditional spa therapies such as facials, massages, and body polishing treatments. In addition, request private yoga sessions set in the Altana rooftop terrace surrounded by gorgeous views of the Grand Canal or head to the fourth floor for a complete workout in the compact but well-equipped gym.

Key Facts

  • the spa has three treatment rooms with access to changing facilities and bathrooms
  • personal training programs need to be booked in advance
  • the spa uses its own signature Aman Skincare product range

What is special?

  • surrender to the blissful experience of a soothing foot ritual enriched with minerals
  • steep your tired muscles in a decadent thermal mud wrap infused with thermal salts, fossil water and argan oil
  • detox in a thermal rose petal bath filled with prehistoric salts and essential oils

What do the guests say?

  • my massage was superb!
  • superb SPA, book an appointment to have a massage treatment!
  • one major high for us was the spa; the Aman comes away with the best facial accolade


What’s on the menu at Aman Venice? Is there a variety of food choices?

The cuisine at Aman Venice is contemporary art. Concocted and inspired by fresh ingredients, each dish on the menu is a creation of culinary genius. Guests can choose from various dining venues at Aman Venice. Starting with the Arva that takes its inspiration from local seasonal ingredients, its menu abounds with bounty from the ocean and surrounding environment.  Guests can feast on organic meats and fresh fish, each prepared in authentic Italian style. Alternatively, dine exclusively at The Plazzo Kitchen table overlooking the private garden. Each dish is a culinary delight made from carefully selected produce from local market traders, farmers, and Viennese fishermen. Savor the bouquet of a fine wine from Tuscany or sip on the delightful bubbles of vintage champagne. If you are looking for unusual culinary delights, dine at Cook the Lagoon. Head to the Bar for a more relaxed atmosphere. Picture the scene, silk wall coverings, chandeliers, and an original Cesare Rotta fresco and enjoy an extensive cocktail menu, light snacks, and of course, Venetian Cicchetti!

Key Facts

  • menus are focused on sustainable, locally sourced produce
  • internationally recognized chef Norbert Niederkofler oversees the hotel’s menus
  • the hotel cellar holds an extensive range of fine and vintage wines

What is special?

  • enjoy an exclusive culinary dining experience at The Palazzo Kitchen Table
  • pair your meal with rare vintage wine from Bordeaux Burgundy
  • tantalize your palate with traditional Italian cuisine infused with a modern twist at the Arva

What do the guests say?

  • dining was amazing, fresh, and full of flavors.
  • dining here was as close to perfection as I have ever experienced
  • the food is fantastic, and the atmosphere is sublime


What activities are there at Aman Venice? What is there to do nearby?

Set in the heart of Venice, Aman Venice is ideally situated to many nearby attractions. That’s if you can stop admiring its gorgeous interior, private gardens, and luxurious spa facilities. Guests can enjoy a world of art, history, and culture simply by stepping out of the hotel’s grand front doors. Join the Aman chef on his morning ritual, scouring the market for delectable local produce, followed by a Venetian feast prepared with the morning’s findings. Alternatively, take a personal tour to discover the hidden garden gems along the canals and alleyways of the floating city. Smell the roses, brush past the burgeoning wisteria and simply enjoy the tranquility of each peaceful garden treasure. Join the Aman Venice and Row Venice team for a private lesson in rowing the Venitian way. Or enjoy a night at the opera at the Teatro La Fenice. In addition, guests can dabble in the art of paper marbling or enjoy a luxury driving experience traversing incredible locations while behind the wheel of a luxury sports car.

Key Facts

  • guests can enjoy the use of the private Aman Venice opera box at the Teatro La Fenice
  • many iconic landmarks and museums surround the Aman Venice
  • guests can enjoy private hotel boat trips to surrounding areas

What is special?

  • book an Artisan tour and watch as 24k gold leaf mosaics are made at the Orsoni atelier
  • absorb the cultural delights of a night at the opera, complete with private box, dinner and water taxi
  • rev the engine of a luxury sports car as you spend five days exploring the dramatic landscapes between each Aman destination

What do the guests say?

  • private hotel boat trip to outer islands for lunch is definitely recommended
  • we went for a private tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide; I enjoyed it tremendously!
  • we enjoyed the opera package offered and highly recommend it

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