San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice


Situated on a private island in the heart of the Venice Lagoon, San Clemente Palace Kempinski is a luxurious Venetian retreat that offers peace and exclusivity within the enchanting yet always bustling historic Italian trading-port city. Just 10-minutes away from the famed Piazza San Marco by private boat, this stunning historic property that once served as a monastery has been beautifully restored to its present-day glory, yet still retains vestiges of the past in both its architecture and décor. With Renaissance-style interiors, lush, 17 acres of centuries-old gardens, and perfectly manicured Mediterranean courtyards with picturesque views out into the emerald-hued lagoon, San Clemente Palace is both an uber-luxe five-star resort and a true oasis of serenity and Venice’s essence of beauty and culture.

A proud member of Leading Hotels of the World, this expansive property has truly exceptional features rarely found in many Venetian hotels. The property has 130 rooms, 58 suites and 8 specialty suites, all recently refurbished and with exceptional views overlooking either the island’s lush gardens dotted with linden and jasmine trees, or the lovely Venice Lagoon. Guests will enjoy a range of amenities from its spectacular 21.5-meter outdoor swimming pool surrounded by private cabanas, an outdoor 1,500-metre jogging path, tennis court, award-winning spa, and even a pitch-and-putt golf course. With three chic restaurants and three cocktail bars, San Clemente Palace Kempinski offers a myriad of exceptional dining and lounging options that cater to all culinary preferences and desires. Opening at San Clemente Palace Kempinski in Spring 2022, world-renown, uber-chic lifestyle concept Buddha Bar Restaurant and Pool Bar will bring a new level of exclusivity and glamour to Venice.

For those celebrating a special event or destination wedding, San Clemente Palace Kempinski also offers six event spaces that can host up to 400 people, as well as the entirety of the property and its surrounding grounds, making the resort and island itself an ideal spot for a magical destination wedding in a 12th-century church or other special event. The incomparable views, historic scenery, exceptional personalized service, and lush Mediterranean gardens combine for a truly unforgettable setting for all celebrations.


The property offers 130 rooms, 58 suites, and 8 specialty suites and luxurious residences, all recently refurbished and with exceptional views overlooking either the island’s lush gardens or the lovely Venice Lagoon. With chic, cream-and-gold-colored furnishings, soaring ceilings, Murano glass chandeliers and classic terrazzo flooring, the rooms of San Clemente Palace reflect a perfect blend of traditional Italian elegance and luxurious modern comforts, and offer guests a spacious and refined sanctuary of peace and relaxation.

Signature Suites include: Navigante Junior Suite, Venice Suite, Lagoon Suite, Lido Suite, Giardini Suite, Marco Polo Suite, Tiepolo One-or-Two-Bedroom Suite, Tintoretto One-or-Two-Bedroom Suite, and San Clemente Suite

Signature Residences: Villa Giardini Two-Bedroom Residence, Lido Two-Bedroom Residence, San Clemente Palazzo Villa Giardini Two Bedroom Residence, Lagoon Residence Three-Bedroom, Lagoon Palazzo Six-Bedroom, and Navigante Wing Five-Bedroom

Couples and newlyweds will love the romantic Lagoon-view suites with Italian marble bathrooms, silk covered walls, and stunning water views that feel like an exclusive private hideaway, while families and groups have multiple options for adjoining accommodations that can create exceptional residences like the two-bedroom Giardini Villa with private garden and jacuzzi pool. For larger groups, entire private palazzos like the three-six-bedroom Lagoon Residences or the large five-bedroom Navigante Residence provide complete privacy and exclusivity, perfect for special group occasions like weddings or bachelorette parties.


• Complimentary Boat Transfer to/from San Marco Square
• Dedicated Concierge and Housekeeping
• Outdoor Swimming Pool (With Private Cabanas)
• Doctor On Call
• 17-acres of Centuries-Old Gardens
• 1,500 Meter Jogging Path
• Art Courtyard
• Award-Winning Spa (Couple’s Suite, Sauna, Steam Bath, Showers and Hair Salon)
• Fitness Center
• Kid’s Club
• On-Site Historical Church (Dating Back to 1131)
• Pet Friendly Policy
• Pitch and Putting Golf Course
• Private Dock (With 6 Private Piers)
• Tennis Court
• Conference Center
• Complimentary WiFi
• Three Special Restaurants (Inclusive of Buddha Bar Beach Club)
• Three Exclusive Bars (Happy Hour with DJ Music)


• Art and Cultural Tours of Venice
• Art Exhibitions and Film Festivals
• Guided Tours of San Clemente Church
• Excursions via the San Clemente Water Taxi
• Fitness Center
• Kid’s Club
• Jogging
• Spa
• Swimming
• Tennis
• Walking through San Clemente’s Natural, Palm, Secret and Sunset Garden


Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)

San Clemente Palace Kempinski is located on the private island of San Clemente in Venice, just a 10-minute transfer from Piazza San Marco aboard one of the hotel’s iconic boats. There are complimentary private boat shuttles every 30-40 minutes between San Clemente Island and the hotel’s boat pier at San Marco. Guests can also reach San Clemente Island from anywhere in Venice via a water taxi. Transfers from Venice Marco International Airport (VCE) is 30-minutes, from Venice Santa Lucia Train Station is 20-minutes and Piazzale Roma Cruise Terminal is 20-minutes.

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