Hotel ai Mori d'Oriente

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • Atmospheric location overlooking Venice’s Sensa canal
  • In a 15th-century palazzo with Byzantine décor
  • Bedrooms that are large for Venice
  • Sit on the canalside terrace with a drink from the bar


Housed in a 15th-century palazzo, the Hotel Ai Mori d'Oriente overlooks the Sensa canal. Once home to a Moorish family, it still has Byzantine influences throughout, from exotic lanterns to brightly patterned fabrics. Flower-filled window boxes and wrought-iron balconies add a Venetian touch.

The hotel is in the Cannaregio quarter, which is a "great place to taste local life", according to The Guardian. The main street is the longest in Venice, and is lined with fruit and vegetable stalls, gelaterias and bakeries. The Grand Canal is 500 metres away, while the Rialto Bridge and St Mark's Square are both about 20 minutes away by water bus.

You can have a drink on the canalside terrace, served from the walnut-panelled American bar, or relax with a book in the reading room, which still has its original Venetian terrazzo flooring. There's also an elegant breakfast room, where a buffet is served each morning.

Classic rooms are large for Venice and are decorated in Venetian-Moorish style, with Italian marble bathrooms. For canal views, opt for a Deluxe room -- these also come with an iPod docking station -- or for a private balcony, choose a Junior Suite, which can sleep up to four people.

Rooms & Rates

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  • Bar
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers


Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: No rollaway/extra beds available

Pets: Pets not allowed

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details:

Know Before You Go

  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.
  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Cash not accepted. Debit cards not accepted

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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