Avani Hotels and Resorts celebrates Venetian debut with the launch of Avani Rio Novo

The hotel is designed to cater to remote professionals and millennial travellers

Avani Hotels & Resorts, a part of Minor Hotels, has added to its European portfolio with the opening of Avani Rio Novo Venice. The hotel is designed to cater to remote professionals and millennial travellers who seek a blend of work and leisure during their stays.

The resort offers a convenient location for exploring the historic city of Venice. Situated in the Dorsoduro neighbourhood, it provides easy access to the city's cobbled alleys, ancient waterways, and iconic bridges. This strategic location allows guests to immerse themselves in the local culture, with authentic eateries serving cicchetti snacks and lively bars nearby.

Standing as a contemporary landmark with its sleek glass façade, the hotel showcases Italian rationalist architecture with clean lines and geometric shapes, paying homage to Venice's strong connection to the world of cinema, notably the annual Venice Film Festival. The  neighbourhood of the hotel is known for its world-class art galleries, including the Gallerie dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which offer cultural treasures to art enthusiasts. Additionally, it is just steps away from Campo Santa Margherita, a bustling hub popular among students and locals alike.

With 144 rooms and suites in monochrome shades, featuring elegant parquet floors and full-height windows providing panoramic views of Venice's rooftops and canalside gardens, The rooms are designed to offer a calming and comfortable stay.

For film enthusiasts, the hotel boasts the 8 Millimetri Cicchetti & Wine restaurant, adorned with black-and-white photographs of Italian cinema icons. Guests can enjoy an espresso and hearty breakfast, as well as grab-and-go options. The restaurant also offers flexible meeting spaces on the ground floor, accommodating up to 130 participants.

Avani Rio Novo Venice invites guests to explore Venice through a collection of curated experiences. Wellness enthusiasts can join morning runs led by local joggers along picturesque routes. Art lovers can learn the art of mask-making from a renowned local mask maker or participate in a Murano glass workshop to create exquisite glass beads.

Stefano Botteon, the General Manager of Avani Rio Novo, noted the hotel's ideal setting in Dorsoduro and its proximity to Avani's other property in Milan, Avani Palazzo Moscova, provides guests with a comfortable and stylish base to explore some of Europe's grandest capitals.

Avani Rio Novo Venice is set to offer travellers a unique and immersive experience in the heart of Venice, making it an attractive option for those seeking both work and leisure during their stay in this historic city.


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