Address Dorsoduro 2824 - 30123


The rooms are furnished with taste and elegance and equipped with all comforts (private bathroom, satellite television, radio, telephone, mini-bar, air conditioning). Practically unique! Once the rich and magnificent residence of an aristocratic Venetian family, the 3-star Pausania Hotel overlooks the charming Rio di San Barnaba canal in the heart of the Dorsoduro quarter. Easily reached by waterbus (5 minutes' walk to the closest stop Ca' Rezzonico), the Pausania manages to combine a magical allure and elegance, together with a personal service and a historic ambience. With the famous Accademia Art Gallery just a 5 minute walk away, and the Guggenheim Collection not much further, the location of the Pausania allows visitors to discover the best that Venice has to offer without having to search too far for it. In addition to the comfortable guestrooms, all of which feature private bathroom, cable TV, radio, direct dial telephone, mini-bar and air-conditioning, the Pausania is also one of the few Venetian hotels with a garden - fabulous in the summer! A cosy bar, internet corner and breakfast room overlooking the garden complement the hotel's facilities. (Guests should note that due to the historic nature of the building, there is no elevator) The continental breakfast buffet is served from 7.30 am to 10.30 am in the beautiful veranda overlooking the garden. The building's façade has a beautiful and remarkable gothic "quadrifora" original of the age, when the building was a patrician palace. Inside the hotel is a charming courtyard entrance, typical of noble palaces of Venice, with a well curb the fourteenth century. Also in the courtyard entrance, a stone staircase connects the reception of what was once the main floor and which today houses the second-floor rooms.


General services
  • No Smoking Room
  • Internet point
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Animals allowed
  • Air Conditioned
  • Bar
  • Hall Dimension: MD
  • Airport shuttle
  • Voltage: 220
Room services
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Tv
  • Automatic wake up call
  • Direct Telephone
  • Safe
  • Air conditioned
  • Films
  • Hairdryer
  • Radio


Hotel Pausania enjoys an excellent position in the centre of Venice, next to San Barnaba canal, in the sestiere Dorsoduro, which is one of the most exclusive areas and the heart of the Venetian cultural and artistic life. Hotel Pausania is an ancient Venetian palace from the 14th century with large garden, staircase and original well completely renovated.


  • Airport: Marco Polo Airport - Venice
  • Distance from the Airport: 15 km
  • Distance from the center: 1.5 km
  • Railway station: Venezia Santa Lucia
  • Distance from the station: 1.3 km
  • Minutes/hours to the station: 5
  • Fair ground: BIENNALE
  • Time to the bus stop on foot: 10 min
  • Historical residence