For centuries, the Antica Locanda Sturion has stood a stone's throw from the ancient market, with fabulous views of the Rialto bridge and the Grand Canal. A romantic residence with the magical atmosphere of a home to Venetian nobility. This is the last remaining of the 24 Historic Inns established in the 13th century by the Serenissima Republic of Venice.
Charming and comfortable rooms. 11 rooms in Venetian 1700 style tastefully decorated with Red Damasks, traditional fornitures and Muranos’ Chandeliers.
In 1494, the great Painter Vittore Carpaccio, depicted in the above painting, shown in the Gallery of "Accademia" the facade and the emblem of the "Hotel Sturion" (the storione is a type of fish) which both the street and the Locanda take their name since XIII century.