The five-star St Regis Venice San Clemente Palace opened in April, located on the private island of San Clemente in the middle of the Venetian Lagoon. The property offers 191 luxurious rooms and suites and a conference centre with six meeting rooms, the largest hosting up to 300 people.
In March, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts opened its first property in Italy, the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, on the Isola delle Rose. The 250-room hotel includes a 1,750m2 spa, panoramic swimming pool and 14 halls available for meetings, the largest catering for up to 380.
For a luxury boutique option, head to NH Collection's Venezia Palazzo Barocci. Reopened in May last year following a six-month refurbishment, the property has 59 rooms and a private pier is available for arrivals by gondola or boat.
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