Sultry, sexy and sleek, the Hotel Palazzo Barbarigo is an exclusive design hotel overlooking the Grand Canal in the heart of Venice’s action. Set within a stunning palazzo dating back to 1569, the beautifully restored ancient facade contrasts seamlessly with the glamourous, contemporary interiors within. The 18 sophisticated rooms are decorated in an Art Déco style with refined purple tones, neoclassical lighting and velvet armchairs, and boasting beautiful views overlooking the Grand Canal and the Rio San Polo. The hotel’s lounge bar is also a great spot for cocktails, light snacks and a delicious breakfast each morning. An added bonus is the free wireless Internet connection available to guests in their rooms and throughout the other parts of the building--a rare treat in Venice. Positioned next door to the famous Palazzo Pisani-Moretta in the charming residential area of the San Polo district, Palazzo Barbarigo is only a ten minute walk from the famous Rialto bridge and a scenic twenty minute walk to Piazza San Marco. With affordable starting room prices, this is a great value design hotel in Venice.