In order to assist you with planning your 2013 reservations at The Gritti Palace from late February/ early March, we are delighted to announce that we will be starting to accept reservations for the coming year as of May 2012.  The precise opening date of The Gritti Palace is still pending however we should be in a position of reconfirming this detail with you shortly.

In the meantime, we wish to remind you that if you are visiting Venice prior to our reopening and require accommodation, both Hotel Danieli, a Luxury Collection hotel and The Westin Europa & Regina would be pleased to welcome you. Should you require assistance with a reservation at either of these hotels, please do not hesitate to contact either myself or Ivan Schultz at We would be delighted to assist you.

Even though The Gritti Palace is currently closed for our handcrafted restoration, we’d like to keep all our friends, guests and followers updated on the major events taking place over the next months in our beautiful city:

Americas Cup – 12 May to 20 May, 2012
Vogalonga, Venice’s most popular non competitive regatta – 27 May 2012
Festa del Redentore with the most beautiful fireworks on the lagoon – 14 July, 2012
Biennale of Architecture – 29 August to 25 November, 2012
Film Festival – 29 August to 8 September, 2012
Regatta Storica – 2 September, 2012

And some of the current exhibitions taking place in Venice:

Magazzini del Sale & Studio Vedova – Emilio Vedova…in continuum until 25 April, 2012 Peggy Guggenheim – European Art: 1949–1979 until 6 May, 2012
Palazzo Fortuny – Diana Vreeland until 25 June, 2012
Museo Correr – Klimt until 8 July, 2012
Palazzo Grassi – Urs Fischer until 15 July, 2012

Coming back to our restoration, we have started on some of the reconstruction works, including the building of new partitions, the laying of insulating concrete castings and floor heating, and recovery and structural reinforcement.

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We hope you enjoy the slideshow  and all the best until next time.

Paolo Lorenzoni
General Manager


  1. Anne and Kurt Darr wish to arrive May 22, 2013 and depart on June 1.
    Greetings and best wishes to all!

    • Dear Mrs Darr, dear Mr Darr,
      Thank you very much for your kind post.
      We are very pleased to hear that you would like to stay with us next May 2013.
      Kindly be informed that we will contact you directly for your reservation.
      Best regards, Paolo Lorenzoni, General Manager.

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