Just a stone’s throw from Saint Mark’s Square, in the enchanting setting of 18th-century Venice, guests of the 4-star Ruzzini Palace Hotel enjoy the atmosphere of a prestigious luxury hotel with a concierge and charming, exclusive rooms overlooking Santa Maria Formosa square. Guests of Ruzzini Palace Hotel have the privilege of experiencing a setting that celebrates the aristocratic period of Venice, enhanced by modern luxury and charme. The common areas, reception, lobby, bar, breakfast lounge, blend eloquently with the welcoming environment of the residence lounge where guests may escape during their free time into an oasis of tranquility. Hotel Ruzzini Palace is housed within an ancient historical residence that once belonged to one of the most prominent Venetian families. During the era of the Serenissima Republic, they inhabited the historic residence for a long period in seamless continuity. The hotel overlooks campo Santa Maria Formosa on one side, and rio del Paradiso on the other, and still maintains a water entrance, which once was the main entry. The hotel's present day design was entrusted to the architect Bartolomeo Manopola, whose Venetian works includes the marble façade of the clock overlooking the Ducal Palace courtyard.