Westin Europa & Regina


Venice, the lagoon city. Venice, the carnival city. Venice, the art and culture city and Venice, the city of a thousand bridges and gondolas. However, last but not least, Venice is also the city of world-class luxury hotels!


One of the first Venetian luxury hotels that deserves mention is the excellent Westin Europa & Regina located directly on the Canale Grande. Despite its state-of-the-art comforts, the Westin Europa & Regina has carefully preserved its traditional charm and old-fashioned elegance. read more »


The hotel is composed of five historic buildings dating back to the 17th and 19th century that have all been painstakingly refurbished to their full glitter and glory.


The central location notwithstanding, the Westin is a place of supreme peace and quiet. It is a tranquil hideaway at the heart of the bustling city – perfect for all those guests that appreciate well protected privacy in a secluded setting.


Step into the elegant lobby and travel back to the glamorous days of polished marble, carved furniture and exquisite decorations. The Westin & Regina has all the flair of a stately palace.


It is almost needless to say that the cuisine is on a par with the sophisticated interior. The restaurant La Cusina specialises in local and Mediterranean delicacies that charm even the most discerning gourmet's palate. The Tiepolo Bar is a popular meeting spot for visitors and locals alike.


The Salon is your first choice for a coffee or tea in the afternoon or a cocktail mixed to perfection sometime later at night. Incidentally, the Marco Polo Airport is only a few minutes away – and transportation is provided with a fast and sleek motorboat!


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The Westin Europa & Regina offers a total of 148 double rooms as well as nineteen single rooms and eighteen suites and junior suites accommodated in the five historic buildings that belong to the luxury read more » hotel.


Just like the general hotel facilities, all the rooms have been decked out in a supremely elegant, traditional Venetian style. Modern day creature comforts have been most successfully combined with old-day glamour.


The result is a roaring success: The rooms and suites are a highly comfortable - delightful retreat, a home away from home that welcomes you back after a long day spent out and about exploring Venice.


It does not come as a surprise that the Westin Europa & Regina is a registered member of “Heavenly Beds”. The air-condition kicks up a refreshing breeze on a hot summer day and the safe perfectly protects all your valuables. The mini bar stocks a range of cold drinks and snacks.


Of course, you may also order room service around the clock. The high-speed internet access allows you to take care of business or stay in touch with your loved ones. The large LCD television provides entertainment at the touch of a button.


Marble pillars, decorated ceilings, Murano-glass chandeliers and stucco betraying a highly skilled hand set the mood. It is a sight that is only topped by the view of the world-famous Canale Grande – a panorama that also inspired Claude Monet.


Monet visited Venice and was deeply intrigued by the magnificent Venice sceneries. Today, we can still guess at his fascination by admiring his priceless paintings. However, we strongly recommend you rather come and see the very much alive and sparkling Venice with your own eyes!


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Set quietly but at the heart of it all! The Westin Europa & Regina is the ideal basis for admiring all that beautiful Venice has to offer. The world-famous sights and attractions are all within easy reach!


The read more » celebrated baroque church Santa Maria della Salute, for example, is located just across from the Westin Europa & Regina on the other side of the Canale Grande. The lively St. Mark's Square is also just a few steps away.


A visit to Mark's Square invariably includes leisurely sipping an espresso or cappuccino at one of the cafés while admiring the panorama and observing the bustling crowds. Another traditional activity is feeding the uncountable pigeons that populate the entire city but congregate on the square.


However, most importantly, you will need to visit the sensational St. Mark's Cathedral and climb its bell tower for a breathtaking view of the ancient city and glittering lagoon all around.


Another glowing recommendation goes to the Doge’s Palace. And then you will need to cross the peculiar Bridge of Sighs. Later, hail one of the gondoliers for a romantic glide down the canals cuddled up with your loved one by your side.


There are churches and museums galore that will keep the art and culture enthusiasts busy and delighted for days on end. Moreover, Venice would not be the same without its superb shopping!


However, you can only visit so many museums and elegant boutiques before you feel the need for open, blue skies. In the summer, take a courtesy boat to the Lido, the private beach, for a few hours of sun, sand and sea in Bella Italia.


Accept the invitation to a tennis match or improve your handicap on the nearby golf course. Time flies … despite Venice's fabled air of eternity!


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