Opening Spring 2021: Ca’ di Dio, Venice
ASA Luxury is delighted to announce that it will be representing the Ca’ di Dio – Venice’s most exciting addition for 2021. Set to open in spring, the fascinating history of the building dates back to 1272 and has welcomed Crusaders, pilgrims and tourists for more than eight centuries.
The new five-star hotel is located in a privileged position, at the entrance to the Arsenale area, known as the Contemporary Art District of Venice and the setting for the iconic Biennale. Set on the Riva Ca’ di Dio and overlooking the iconic lagoon, the hotel is just a short distance from Piazza San Marco.
The project has been curated by the studio of internationally renowned architect, Patricia Urquiola, with the aim of creating an original and distinctive concept: a Venetian ‘house’, linked to the history of the city. Although contemporary in style, which is unusual for Venice, when strolling through the common areas, guests will be able to admire the bright travertine and perfectly preserved frescoes. Decorative elements such as Murano glass and boiserie, architectural details and lighting have been selected using small local artisan companies to ensure a strong sense of place.
The hotel will comprise 57 suites and nine Deluxe rooms, spread over three floors. Ten suites will have a sensational view of the lagoon and the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, while two suites will enjoy access to a large roof terrace overlooking the San Marco Basin.
The hotel will feature many places for guests to relax whilst staying in Venice; two internal courtyards will be home to the hotel’s Alchemia Bar and Essentia Restaurant during the summer months, and the indoor-outdoor VERO restaurant will look onto the lagoon. The cuisine will be inspired by typical Venetian dishes, revisited with a modern touch yet respecting the seasonality of the ingredients, thanks to the hotel’s vegetable garden in a third internal courtyard. Ca’ di Dio will have a spacious reading room ideal for a moment’s peace after a busy day sightseeing, and the Pura spa and wellness area will offer an array of spoiling treatments.
Access to the hotel from the side canal entrance will allow for direct docking of boats and water taxis.
Ca’ di Dio, Venice www.lifestyle-voihotels.com/en/ca-di-dio/
Managed by VOI Hotels, Ca' di Dio will be the first in a collection of exclusive properties known as V-Retreats, hotels set in stunning locations offering true Italian hospitality. The hotel’s General Manager will be Christophe Mercier, who has a wealth of experience in managing some of Venice’s finest properties.
The 2021 edition of the Venice Biennale Arte has been postponed to 2022. Originally slated to open this spring, the 59th edition of the "Olympics of the art world" is now set to run from 23 April until 27 November 2022. However, the Biennale Architettura will open in 2021 and will last 6 months, from May 22 to November 21.