Hurlingham Privileges

This is a Hurlingham Privileges Hotel. When you book through us you are entitled to VIP benefits during your stay.

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Hotel Information

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  • Kids-club
  • Restaurant
  • Wellness

Description

San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, a proud member of the Leading Hotels of the World, is an exclusive retreat of peace, tranquillity and privacy, just minutes away from St. Mark’s Square by complimentary boat. As one approaches the island, the eye is caught by the impressive 12th-century church, a heritage from the monastic settlements that the island housed in the past. Set among a centuries-old park, the hotel has 190 rooms and suites that provide a stunning view of Venice and the lagoon, the lush gardens or the historical inner courtyards. The resort offers any conceivable amenity: three restaurants and three bars, an outdoor pool, a tennis courtyard and pitch and a putt golf course. The Merchant of Venice SPA offers unique treatments with exclusive beauty products by the Venice-based luxury perfume brand The Merchant of Venice.

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Experiences:

SPORTS

TENNIS
Keep fit playing a few games of tennis end enjoy the amazing view of the Venetian Lagoon as a backdrop. San Clemente Palace Kempinski offers a professionally designed tennis court with a wide selection of Wilson Tennis equipment.

PITCH & PUTT
Bordered by a natural lake and with picturesque views over the lagoon, the pitch & putt course provides the best setting where you can enjoy a few leisurely rounds of golf immersed in the beauty of this private enclave.

JOGGING
There is nothing as wonderful as having a whole island to explore. The island offers a jogging path that stretches along 1.5 km, making it the ideal place for a healthy and enlivening running activity. For a truly unforgettable experience, morning or evening runs are enhanced by the breathtaking colours of the sun rising and setting over the Venetian Lagoon.

Venice Art Running
Experience the magical atmosphere of Venice with unique jogging experience. Let a personal trainer help you with the fitness activity whilst showing you some secret corners of Venice.


SHOPPING
​Venice is a shopper's paradise and uniquely famous for local crafts that have been produced here for centuries and are hard to get elsewhere: the glassware from Murano, the cartapesta (papier-mâché) Carnevale masks you'll find in endless botteghe, where you can watch artisans paint amid their wares. More expensive clothing and gift boutiques make for great window-shopping on Calle Larga XXII Marzo, the wide street that begins west of Piazza San Marco and wends its way to the expansive Campo Santo Stefano near the Accademia.

ATELIER SAUTTER
Artisan boutiques offering a selection of unique products including Carnival costumes, objets d'art, accessories, Venetian masks, tapestries, and cushions, all interpreted by Antonia Sautter.

NUOVA VENIER
Nuova Venier glassworks was founded in 1973. It is located on the island of Murano and is a symbol of Venice's centuries-old glassmaking tradition.

LINEA MURANO
Linea Murano Art is one of the oldest glass factories and galleries in Murano and the masterpieces it exhibits are individually chosen for their quality and verve; works by glass artists Loredano Rosin and Afro Celotto.

VIVARINI
Vivarini’s glassworks was established in 1967. The aim of the company’s founding associates was to market Murano-made glass art and to give complete freedom to master glassmakers to express themselves fully, thereby transforming their showrooms, now famous around the world, into an international level gallery for glass art.

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
The Merchant of Venice represents the Art of Perfumery of Venice. It draws attention to the everlasting role of the city as an essential force in the perfumery tradition throughout the world, and it is intended to highlight the tradition that made Italy, and particularly Venice, central to the history of perfumery. The Merchant of Venice is a luxury line that offers a large assortment of exclusive Eau de Parfum and Eau de Toilette, along with body care and household products and accessories. The Merchant Of Venice offers six fragrances in bottles specifically based on the designs of the ancient creations by the Master glass-blowers of Murano.

DALLA LIDIA
Dalla Lidia is known for the quality of its laces, which are all hand-embroidered, and for its wide selection of Burano lace. In the boutique, which is one of the oldest lace shops in Burano, it's possible to find all the linen for the house, from day time (tablecloths, centrepieces, runners, handkerchiefs, place-mats…) to night time. Guests can also visit and admire the museum, where a stunning collection of antique lace, starting from the 15th century is displayed.

IL PRATO
Il Prato Venezia applies highly selective criteria to offer only the very best brands and most authentic products of Venetian and Italian artistic tradition. Il Prato’s clientele is characterized by refined tastes and high expectations. Il Prato Venezia searches for and sells only the most decorative complements for home and person. The unique articles represent the ultimate in Venetian craftsmanship and embody a distinctive blend of manufacturing skills, precious materials and refined design.

ROBERTO COIN
The Roberto Coin brand was launched in 1996 and had a strong and quick international success. Today it is one of most renowned international jewellery brands. Roberto Coin counts more than 1000 points of sale scattered worldwide, as a designer he is the credited author of many trends of the last decades and his jewels are considered a unique mix of imagination, creativity and aesthetic sensitivity, true works of art. Roberto Coin signs each one of his pieces with a small ruby casted inside the jewel, in direct contact with the skin of who wears it. This magical signature, surrounded by an antique halo of legend, represents the message of good wishes that Roberto Coin dedicates to his passionate clientele.

PANERAI SALVADORI
Salvadori’s company history does not limit itself to the magic world of jewellery, it grows together with another antique artisan tradition. It offers the most prestigious high-quality and world famous designer watch labels: Rolex, Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Panerai and Tudor.

MARTINA VIDAL
Martina Vidal Venezia is a Home Linen Atelier created by Martina and her brother Sergio as a concept store where to transfer the experience, knowledge and skills of their ancestors and satisfy the needs of the most demanding customers. Originally created as small artisanal workshop, today the Atelier is located in a three-story building and the products on sale include accessories and linen not only for the house but also for persons.


MUSEUMS

Museo Correr
Located in Piazza San Marco, the Correr Museum is the city's civic museum. The museum presents art, documents, artefacts, and maps that chart the history and daily life of Venice over the centuries. Of note is the collection of works by Antonio Canova, housed in the Napoleonic Wing of the Museum.

Peggy Guggenheim collection
One of Italy's most important museums for European and American art from the first half of the 20th century. The museum displays Peggy Guggenheim's personal collection of 20th century art, items from the G. Mattioli Collection, the Nasher Sculpture Garden and temporary exhibitions.

Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art
Occurring every 2 years, the Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art draws artists from all over the world. The largest part of the exhibition is displayed at the Giardini della Biennale and at the Arsenale. 

Palazzo Fortuny Museum
This Gothic palazzo was formerly the photography, set design, textile-design and painting atelier of artist Mariano Fortuny. The building retains the rooms and structures created by Fortuny, together with tapestries and collections.

Punta della Dogana, Francois Pinault Foundation
Renovated to designs by architect Tadao Ando, this former monumental port of Venice is now a centre for contemporary art. Punta della Dogana presents a permanent exhibition of works from the Francois Pinault Collection



FAMOUS BUILDINGS

Piazza San Marco
Known as one of Europe's most famous drawing rooms, Piazza San Marco is renowned for its beauty and architectural integrity. Lining the square are historic cafés, shops, and some of Venice's most visited monuments - St Mark's Basilica, Bell & Watch Towers, Palazzo Ducale, the Correr Museum and the Marciana Library.

Palazzo Ducale
Former seat of the government and law courts, and residence of the Doge of Venice from the 9th century until the fall of the Serenissima Republic, Palazzo Ducale represents one of the greatest examples of Venetian Gothic architecture. Its richly decorated halls host important works of art, including paintings by Tintoretto and Paolo Veronese.

Santa Maria della Salute Church
A magnificent Venetian Baroque Church by Baldassare Longhena, built on more than 100,000 oak piles. The church captures the grandeur desired by the Serenissima Republic, and houses works by Titian and Tintoretto.

Palazzo Grassi
Palazzo Grassi presents temporary exhibitions, often based in whole or in part on the François Pinault Collection. The current exhibition, Mapping the Studio, brings together a selection of these works, rebuilding the course of each, from conception to the inner world of the artist, up to the integration with the private collection.

Rialto Bridge and Markets
Built between 1588 and 1591, the Rialto Bridge crosses the Grand Canal in the heart of Venice's shopping area. Jewellery and souvenir shops line the sides of this famous landmark, while nearby lies the picturesque Rialto fish and vegetable markets, selling fresh and locally-grown produce.

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Clemente Bar:

Perfect for both pre and post-dinner Champagne and cocktails, be welcomed to the Clemente Bar for the most relaxing of evenings. Embellished with classical ambience, all the decoration - from the grand mirrors to the timeless seat-styles - indicates that the atmosphere in the Clemente Bar is one of elegance and sophistication.

Sample the world's finest champagnes, enjoy rare vintage wines or indulge in a hand-crafted cocktail - whatever your drink, you will enjoy it within the setting of Clemente Bar. What's more, your drinks can be complemented with the tailored menu of Mediterranean recipes, and don't forget that in the summer months, you can always enjoy your drink outside and relax in the Garden bar while the sun is shining.

La Dolce Bar:

Whether you are looking to enjoy a delicious bite to eat, or just fancy some light refreshment in the form of cocktails, visit La Dolce Bar. Situated in the historical gardens, on the private island, alongside the outdoor swimming pool and the hotel's tennis court, La Dolce Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a lighter bite to eat during the day, or indulge in a drink or two during the summer. Here you can find a shaded spot to relax, surrounded by the lush greens.

Garden Bar:

Nestled among the beautiful nature on the exclusive Venetian island, the Garden Bar at San Clemente Palace Kempinski is the perfect, tranquil spot in which you can enjoy a drink. The Garden Bar gives guests the opportunity to soak up the sun in the most refined of outdoor settings. Along with stunning views, the Garden Bar comprises a glamorous outdoor lounge setting and a full drinks menu and delicious snacks. Take a moment to yourself, indulge in a little relaxation, or embark on the all-important debrief with business partners in the most idyllic of Venice settings.

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Kids:

The Kid’s Club of San Clemente Palace Kempinski has everything children could dream of: it features an indoor area with a playroom, where painting, watching films or playing games can take place, and an outdoor area that has a playground with swings, slides and a whole park to discover.

The Kid’s Club is located close to the hotel’s outdoor heated swimming pool and La Dolce poolside bar & restaurant and it is also connected with the exclusive Giardini Suites, making it the ideal place for a family-fun stay.

Kids' experience begins at check-in, where children between 4 and 11 years of age receive the Kid’s Club programme. This programme is run by the qualified team and it offers different experiences, with each day divided into activities, including arts and crafts, creative plays and outdoor-based games.

PROGRAM DETAILS
Age group: 4 to 11 years. Children under 4 years are welcomed when accompanied by an adult.
Hours of operations: every day from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm
Lunch: there's a dedicated lunch service for an additional cost (main course including dessert and selected drinks)

Kid’s Club mascot: on the island of San Clemente lives a tiny fluffy white bunny called Clementino. He lives in a small house in the middle of the hotel’s centuries-old park and he very much likes to walk around the natural lake and the pitch & putt area. His favourite foods are carrots and green grass.

Additional services: a babysitting service is possible upon request and availability.

SAMPLE ACTIVITIES
The activity program takes advantage of the resources available on the island and highlights a variety of activities, including:
- Venetian Masks painting
- Badminton
- Treasure hunting
- Hide and Seek

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Acquerello:

At the restaurant Acquerello, the sights are as impressive as the cuisine: located at the churchyard, the restaurant with its huge terrace is set right beside one of the island's private piers– offering a beautiful view over the lagoon and of the famous Piazza San Marco. The restaurant with the historical high ceilings is the very best place on San Clemente to savour the Italian creations of the kitchen team, or to rediscover Mediterranean specialties to delight your taste buds.

La Dolce Restaurant:

Venetian resort living is defined at La Dolce, which serves exquisite antipasti as well as entrées from the grill and wood-fire oven. La Dolce Restaurant is located in the heart of the centuries-old park, by the outdoor swimming pool. Thanks to its location, atmosphere and delicious cuisine, La Dolce Restaurant is the soul of the island during the summer season. The menu is characterised by fresh and seasonal cuisine, with the choice of some traditional Venetian dishes or a pizza baked in one of the cities very few wood-fire oven. You will also find a rich and creative buffet brimming with a mix of fresh salad and seasonal vegetables.

Insieme Restaurant:

Insieme Restaurant opens for breakfast, serving a delicious blend of the best of Mediterranean dishes, with the freshest Italian-grown produce, all prepared by our accomplished culinary team.

You will enjoy a welcoming atmosphere in a beautiful setting. Insieme's decor is enhanced by four authentic ancient tapestries, and during summer days it is possible to enjoy your breakfast in the picturesque monastery churchyard, which dates back to the 15th century and is characterised by a typical Venetian well.

Adults and children alike will enjoy Insieme’s informal, interactive atmosphere, where the relaxed market-like setting makes it the perfect place to plan the day ahead as nutritious food is prepared to order.

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Wellness:

SPA
San Clemente Palace Kempinski is delighted to welcome you to the exclusive The Merchant of Venice SPA, your sanctuary of pure bliss located on the marvellous, private island of San Clemente in Venice. An oasis of luxurious indulgence, where The Merchant of Venice’s fragrant and refined essences blend with Kempinski’s European flair and century-old tradition of remarkable service. Treat yourself with an experience of profound relaxation and feel pampered with a unique selection of aromatherapy massages, spoiling beauty treatments and healthy fitness recommendations.

FITNESS
Embrace a 360-degree world of wellness on San Clemente Island: whether you are a tennis lover, runner, a swimmer or a golfer, there is something for everyone at San Clemente Palace Kempinski.

Fitness center
Not only is San Clemente Palace Kempinski the ultimate retreat after a day spent in vivid Venice, but it is also the ideal location for a break combining relaxation and action. Stay fit and keep your body healthy at the state-of-the-art Fitness Room equipped with Technogym machines, including treadmills, elliptical machines, step machines and stationary bicycles - all of which come with their own TV and an advanced cardiovascular monitor that allows you to track optimum activity levels.

Outdoor swimming pool
The 20 m (65.6 ft) outdoor swimming pool invites you to indulge in a refreshing dip or simply relax poolside on the comfy lounge chairs and under shaded canopies. Located in the hotel gardens, the pool offers a range of dining and drinking options, with La Dolce Bar & Restaurant close by, enabling you to enjoy the facility from sunrise to sunset.

Yoga
The peace and the quiet of lush gardens create a calming atmosphere which helps reach a state of serenity and balance through yoga and meditation. The hotel offers yoga mat, towel and a bottle of water to each participant.

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