VENICE, Italy -- The Serandrei family, which has owned the Hotel
Saturnia & International in Venice since 1908, opened a new
hotel here, the 29-room Ca'Pisani Hotel.
Set in a 16th century palazzo, the hotel, which opened on Dec.
1, is located a few minutes by foot from the Accademia Galleries
and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
While the building is several centuries old, the interior has
been restyled with an art deco, avant-garde motif.
Guest rooms are furnished with pieces from the 1930s and 1940s,
each one with a dataport connection, a direct-dial telephone, a
satellite TV, a minibar and a room safe.
The hotel's restaurant, La Rivista, has a wine and cheese bar
and also serves delicatessen specialties, salads, pasta and
Room rates at the Ca'Pisani for this year start at approximately
$177 per night for a standard double room, midweek, during the low
season and peak at $214 for a standard room during the high
High-season prices are in effect on weekends.
Superior rooms and junior suites also are available.
All prices include buffet breakfast, taxes and service.
The Ca'Pisani serves as a complement to the Hotel Saturnia &
International, which is located a few blocks from Piazza San
That hotel is housed in a 14th century palazzo and has 95 guest
rooms, a rooftop terrace and a meetings room.
The hotel's restaurant, La Caravella, serves a hearty
From May to September, meals are served in the courtyard.
Nightly room rates start at approximately $193, double.
Both hotels are members of SRS Hotels and Supranational Hotels
and can be booked through all major CRSs.
Ca'Pisani Hotel can be reached by telephone at (011) 39-41
277-1478 or by fax at (011) 39-41 277-1061.
It can be found on the Web at www.capisanihotel.it.
For more information about Hotel Saturnia & International,
phone (011) 39-41 520-8377 or fax (011) 39-41 520-7131. That Web
site is at www.hotelsaturnia.it.