Venice is famous for legendary luxury hotel properties. The BAUERs is the city's only privately owned hotel collection. It consists of four unique and distinctly beautiful properties, all with a rich family history.
Together with The Palladio Hotel & Spa, Villa F is located on Giudecca Island in the Venetian Lagoon and comprises of a series of uber luxurious residences. Originally built as a home for noble Venetian Families, Villa F offers exclusive accommodation to its sophisticated guests with views over St Mark’s Square.
The property’s location offers the peace and calm of being away from the crowds whilst being just a few minutes’ boat-ride from the city’s heart. In a true reflection of Venetian life, the recently restored 16th century property offers 11 self-contained lavish residences with quaint kitchens and luxurious living spaces, decorated to an impeccable standard with pure linen and silk fabrics by Rubelli, Donghia and Jesurum.
Complete with a butler and private concierge service, the impeccable service at Villa F creates a relaxing and indulgent experience for each for its guests. Perhaps one of Venice’s best kept secrets, the property also boasts a three-acre private garden, complete with outdoor meditation pool. This hidden oasis, provides one of the most romantic and enchanting spots in the city.
Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa
Enjoying one of the most famous views in the world Palladio Hotel & Spa is just a short, picturesque boat ride from the heart of the city and offers a more authentic perspective of Venice. This handsome building, which stands proudly opposite St Mark’s Square was originally a sixteenth-century convent designed by the greatest Renaissance architect, Andrea Palladio. Recently acquired by the Bauer group, Palladio has been restored to its former splendour as an exclusive private hotel with
21 sumptuous suites and 58 bedrooms, each of which are spacious and beautifully detailed with the finest paint decoration and tapestries, while still maintaining its original identity.
L’Ulivo is the main restaurant of the exclusive Il Palladio oasis resort. With a magical and bucolic atmosphere for candlelit dinners amid lush green gardens in a XVI century patio, its menu focuses on organic ingredients blended with sea flavours.
Shared with Villa F, The Palladio Spa is a luxury complex of 450 square metres featuring eight elegant treatment rooms. The spa offers the ultimate in restorative therapies for the entire body, combining the very latest treatments with rejuvenating and beautifying natural ingredients. Complete with Turkish Hammam, a double Obermaier Jacuzzi and holistic Vitalis Bath, luxurious treatments include a softening milk and roses bath, rituals using geranium scented volcanic dust, and facials based on the ancient knowledge of the Berbers.
Bauer Il Palazzo
Situated on the banks of the fabled Grand Canal sits Il Palazzo, an opulent deluxe boutique hotel offering guests an opportunity to enjoy five star luxury within classical surroundings. This five-star luxury hotel with its noble facade in gothic style is located in an original Venetian house from the 18th century and is often described as Venice's most luxurious hotel with 56 suites and 135 guest rooms. Under decorative inlaid ceilings and surrounded by Chinese vases and historic tapestries, the most refined travellers can enjoy living in the rarified atmosphere of a Venetian nobleman's period house brought up to date with modern services and amenities.
Serving some of the finest cuisine in Venice, the hotel’s Chef prepares an innovative blend of local flavours with international and Mediterranean influences at the hotel's gourmet restaurant, De Pisis. Guests can dine either indoors or on the outdoor terrace set against the spectacular backdrop of Venice's Grand Canal. On the highest panoramic terrace in Venice, guests can enjoy the setting of The Settimo Cielo, exclusively located on the 7th floor of the hotel. Here, guests can take breakfast, appreciating an atmosphere of sophistication with views spanning across the entire city, from the Grand Canal to the lagoon and Adriatic Sea.
A more private experience is offered at the neighbouring Casa Nova, an extension of the Palazzo. It offers ten rooms and nine luxurious apartment suites that are perfect for both short and long-term stays as well as family accommodations.
Bordering the Grand Canal, the main waterway of Venice, the Canale Bar is a private, elegant respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. The outdoor terrace is an oasis of cosmopolitan sophistication in the heart of an alluring city. In the summertime, guests are invited to relax on the outdoor terrace with spectacular views of the Grand Canal and the Chiesa Della Salute.The hotel's B Bar provides an inviting and cosy atmosphere where locals and guests enjoy aperitifs and cocktails, with live music playing, the perfect way to end dinner or a stroll in San Marco.