San Clemente Palace Kempinski voted as Number 1 Hotel in Venice/Italy by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award
Venice 10 October 2018 – This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards by Condé Nast Traveler have been revealed, and San Clemente Palace Kempinski proudly announces the recognition as the Number 1 Hotel in Venice/Italy. For 31 years, readers have been voting the world’s best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines – a prestigious award known as a symbol of excellence in the travel industry; this year saw a submission of nearly half a million responses by readers rating their travel experiences.
“Every big success depends on a community of committed persons working together, and this is the foundation for our beautiful luxury hotel, to achieve such a fantastic result”, says Marko Ludovici, Executive Assistant Manager. “The passion of our San Clemente Palace Kempinski team constantly leads to unique guests experiences, and makes their stay a memorable one.”
San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, a proud member of the Leading Hotels of the World, is an exclusive retreat of peace, tranquillity and privacy, only ten minutes away from St. Mark’s Square by private boat. As one approaches the island, the eye is caught by the impressive 12th-century church, a heritage from the monastic settlements that the island housed in the past. Set among a centuries-old park, the luxurious hotel has 190 rooms and suites that provide a stunning view of Venice and the lagoon, the lush gardens and the historical inner courtyards. Three restaurants and three bars cater to all culinary desires. Guests may relax and exercise in various facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, a pitch and putt golf course, as well as a luxury spa and fitness room.
About the hotel: San Clemente Palace Kempinski is located on a private island in the heart of the Venetian lagoon, just a ten-minute boat ride from St Mark's Square. Immersed in a centenary park with the historic church of San Clemente - a reminiscence of the monastery that the island has hosted for centuries - the five-star luxury Venetian hotel has 190 rooms, including 61 suites, overlooking the lagoon, the historic courtyards and the lush gardens. With three restaurants and three bars, a spa and a well-equipped fitness room, as well as an outdoor swimming pool, a golf practice course and a tennis court, the San Clemente Palace Kempinski is the perfect retreat after a day in Venice. An independent conference centre with six meeting rooms, a large green area and a variety of unique interior spaces make the island of San Clemente the ideal location for events and weddings.
About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 76 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
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