ABOVE: The Hotel Concordia's roof terrace has views of St. Mark's
Basilica, the Campanile di San Marco, and the Piazza. INSET BELOW: The
hotel faces the Piazzetta del Leoni and the Calle Larga San Marco.
Location: At the northeastern corner
of the Piazza San Marco, facing St. Mark's Basilica. Closest
Alilaguna Airport Boat
stop: San Marco.
You won't settle for a hotel that's merely near the Piazza San
years, the Hotel Concordia has had a reputation for being the only hotel
on the Piazza San Marco. We don't know if that's still true, but there's
no doubting that the Concordia offers some of the best views in town for
people- and pigeon-watching if you're lucky enough (and are willing to
pay) to get a room that overlooks the Piazza.
Some of the suites even have terraces overlooking the square. If you're
blessed with a terrace suite, you can have an alfresco dinner
catered by the hotel restaurant. (And if you don't have a terrace, you
can always enjoy the view from the restaurant's windows that face the
In addition to views, the Hotel Concordia has all the services that
you'd expect of a four-star hotel, plus free Wi-Fi.
In the top photo, you can see the San Marco
and airport boat
station at lower left. A short walk will lead you into the Piazza
San Marco, where you can cross the square and turn left at the clock
tower. The Hotel Concordia's entrance is in the Calle Larga San
Marco, near the top of the image.
In the second photo, the yellow building of the
Hotel Concordia is directly above the Basilica. (Double-click on the
hotel for a closer view.)
Note: At any given
time, buildings on the Piazza San Marco may be undergoing restoration.
Google's aerial photos aren't always up to date, so any scaffolding that
you see may or may not be in place during your visit.