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San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice

Italian Cities, Venice

The San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice is located on it's own 17-acre island and provides a welcoming haven from Venice's bustling centre, which can easily be reached by a ten-minute complimentary private boat ride. Once a monastary belonging to the Order of the Camaldorese monks, this beautiful 17th century building is now a luxurious hotel, recently opening its doors following a careful restoration that's been kind to the building's historic character.

Long corridors adorned with fine antiques, lead to elegant public areas with luxurious furnishings. The guest rooms themselves embody their palatial surroundings, using carefully considered furniture to ensure guests a comfortable stay.

The hotel's outdoor swimming pool provides a perfect spot to cool off in the summer months, backdropped by the hotel's established gardens of centuries-old cypress trees. There's also a choice of restaurants where an apertivo can be enjoyed with a glass of Italian sparkling wine. The energetic will enjoy the modern Technogym, tennis court and jogging track that winds through the park leading up to a small hill where the views over the lagoon and Venice are breathtaking.

A range of hotel child prices applies to ages 2-5 & 6-11 years.

  • Set on its own 17-acre island
  • 10 minutes from Venice via private boat
  • Exquisitely furnished rooms and suites
  • Enjoy gourmet dishes at Acquerello Restaurant
  • Technogym and swimming pool

Added value

Early booking offer

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for stays in Superior and Superior Lagoon View rooms between 16 March - 10 November 2018 booked at least 50 days prior to departure.

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for stays in Deluxe Rooms, Grand Deluxe Rooms and Junior Suites (including Lagoon View Rooms) for up to 3 nights between 13 April - 28 October 2018 booked at least 50 days prior to departure.

Save up to 20% on the hotel price for stays in Venice Suite for up to 3 nights between 13 April - 28 October 2018 booked at least 50 days prior to departure.

Free nights

Stay 3 nights and pay for 2 nights for holidays between 16 March - 12 April 2018 and 29 October - 10 November 2018, excluding stays in Superior and Superior Lagoon View Rooms.

Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 nights for holidays between 13 April - 28 October 2018, excluding stays in Superior and Superior Lagoon View Rooms.

Please note not all offers are combinable.


Bars & Restaurants


Opening Times:
18:30 - 22:30

Dress Code:
Formal, smart casual.

The hotel's signature restaurant is a true expression of culinary excellence and bespoke service. Executive Chef Roberto Dal Seno masterfully creates epicurean aquarelles beyond expectations that illustrate delicacies from the Adriatic Sea, and culinary inspirations of modern Venetian and East Mediterranean origin.

Clemente Bar

Opening Times:
10:00 - 01:00

The perfect place to relax and sample some of the world's finest champagnes.

Garden Bar

Opening Times:
10:30 - 00:00

Enjoy stunning views and a full drinks menu.

Insieme Restaurant

Opening Times:
07:00 - 10:30

Dress Code:
Smart Casual.

This charming informal restaurant serves a delicious buffet breakfast, which can be taken on the terrace during the summer.

La Dolce Bar

Opening Times:
11:30 - 17:30

Situated in the historic gardens, the La Dolce Bar serves refreshments such as cocktails, champagne and a selection of delicious sorbets.

La Dolce Restaurant and Grill

Opening Times:
11:30 - 22:00

Dress Code:Smart Casual.

Located by the outdoor pool in the heart of the park, La Dolce serves a tantalising menu of fresh and seasonal cuisine, including some typical Venetian dishes and fresh seafood cooked on the barbecue and wood-fired oven.

Beach & Pools


Opening Times:
09:00 - 18:00
May - September.

Relax in the 20 metre heated outdoor pool, or sit by the side on a sunbed under a parasol.

For Families

Family Traditions

Family Traditions at San Clemente Palace covers a broad spectrum of inclusive services that combine to create an all-round family-friendly package. There are fun active experiences like tennis and swimming, hand-picked local attractions and recommendations offered by the hotel team, and a payable kids' club for guests aged three to 11.

Spa & Wellness


This Spa offers customised treatments that cater towards your individual needs. Enjoy local essential oils that will take you back to when Venice was the capital of the perfume industry. Massages are available that contain lavender, rosemary and sage to truly allow you to relax.

There is also an excellent 24 hour gym, offering Technogym machines including treadmills, elliptical and step machines. Each machine has a TV, iPod dock and cardiovascular monitor.

Activities & Entertainment

Daytime Activities

In the hotel grounds, guests can enjoy an asphalt tennis court, with lessons available for a local charge. There's also a jogging track around the grounds.

Guests can explore the stunning twelfth century Church of San Clemente, which is available for events such as weddings and concerts.

The complimentary boat shuttle departs every thirty minutes, and drops guests off at the historic St. Mark's Square. Here you can explore Venice's unique architecture and art.

The nearby Pitch & Putt course is perfect for a quick round to hone your skills. The course contains a picturesque lagoon, and is free for guests to use. Equipment is available for rental.

About the location
Venice is the kind of city that needs little introduction – its gondola-flecked canals, ornate bridges and waterside palazzi have graced the covers of hundreds of travel magazines and brochures. Its main island is split into six districts, each with their own distinct character. San Marco is where you’ll find the famous piazza and basilica, San Polo is home to the Rialto Market and Bridge, and Dorsoduro boasts the Accademia art gallery. Looking for a more authentic feel? Try exploring Cannaregio. Venice’s Jewish Ghetto can be found here, plus it’s an ideal jumping-off point to explore the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello.
Transfer time
45 minutes from Marco Polo airport.
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Fab 5* hotel
ShadySurrey, Surrey
Tripadvisor review Dec 07 2017
Great hotel and on its own island so hotel's own water taxi to San Marco every day which is great and runs all day every 20 mins. Hotel is an old palace with huge corridors and amazing rooms. Great...
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Outandabout1954, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Dec 05 2017
It may well be lovely hotel now, but I'm afraid the notion that it's a converted monastery is a myth encouraged by the management. There has been no monastic connection for San Clemente for a very...
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