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We would like to share with you the images and the various phases of the restoration and keep you updated with work in progress.
Led by interior designer Chuck Chewning, the restoration will include guest rooms and suites, lobby and reception areas, meeting rooms and a brand new fitness and wellbeing center. The Gritti Terrace on the Grand Canal, the Bar Longhi and the Club del Doge Restaurant, will also go through an extensive renovation.
Built in 1525 as a noble residential palace following the Gothic style, The Gritti Palace was converted into a hotel at the end of the 19th century. Strategically located on the Grand Canal, facing the grandiose church of Santa Maria della Salute and just steps away from St Marks’s Square and La Fenice Theatre, The Gritti Palace is one of the most prestigious hotels in the world and one of the Venetian addresses for travel connoisseurs.
As The Gritti Palace is a protected historical asset, the restoration project will leverage on Venetian culture and history using authentic local products and design elements such as the original Rubelli silk damask, Venetian tapestries and velvets, unique pieces of furniture such as long Rococo couches and pozzetti, handcrafted Girandole mirrors and the Murano glass chandeliers.