The St. Regis Venice has opened near Piazza San Marco. The waterfront property is housed in five Venetian palaces, the oldest of which dates to the 17th century. 

Prior to becoming a St. Regis hotel, the site was home to the former Grand Hotel Britannia, which opened in 1895, and, most recently, the Westin Hotel Europa & Regina.

The hotel, fresh off a two-year restoration and renovation, has 169 guestrooms and suites. Guestroom interiors showcase a color palette inspired by the artworks of Impressionist painter Claude Monet, while design of the property's public spaces pays homage to Venetian artist and architect Carlo Scarpa.

The artistic influence extends to the hotel's cultural programming, with the St. Regis Venice to invite artists to take residence at the hotel. The property's inaugural resident artist will be Frenchman Olivier Masmonteil, who has also been commissioned to create artworks that will be showcased within the St. Regis Venice's Gran Salone and Monet suites.

Other suite options at the St. Regis Venice include a two-bedroom Presidential Suite that overlooks the Grand Canal and three-bedroom Penthouse Suite, which has a wraparound terrace. 

The hotel has several food and beverage venues, including signature Italian restaurant Gio's and art-inspired cocktail lounge Arts Bar. Guests can also take advantage of the property's roaming Spritz Trolley, which serves spritz cocktails. 

The opening of the St. Regis Venice marks St. Regis' return to the city. The former St. Regis Venice San Clemente Palace was reflagged as the San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice in 2016. 

The St. Regis Venice is the brand's third location in Italy, joining the St. Regis Florence and The St. Regis Rome.

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