Welcome to AQUARIUS

an elegant 4 – stars hotel located in the historical center of Venice, in San Giacomo da l’Orio square, the heart of the Santa Croce district.


17th century VENETIAN PALACE

AQUARIUS is located inside the historical palace Pemma- Zambelli . Crossed the large internal courtyard, at the center of which you can note a real well, you’ll reach the nice garden and the private water door giving access to the hotel from a typical Venetian canal.
An exclusive scenographic place, perfect for celebrating private parties and organizing events in Venice.


Italian Interior Design

The interiors have an essential, but warm design, predominately of hazelnut, Havana and cream shades. The inner space is characterized by exposed bricks and stones, wood details, glass and gilded metal. The very comfortable 27 rooms and the 5 Apartments have a contemporary furnishing, embellished by glassware, Murano chandeliers , artistic pictures and decorative elements, exclusively created by local artists and craftsmen.


Corporate Sustainability

To emphasize the AQUARIUS policy, that pays attention to the ecosystem and to the enhancement of the territory, at the entrance of the hotel two large aquariums , filled with sea water, reproducing the habitat of the Lagoon have been installed in collaboration with specialists from the Natural History Museum of Venice.

at a glance

Hotel Rooms

Bar & Lounge Bar

11:00 - 24:00 Everyday

Fitness & Workout

Service on request

Wellness & Bodycare

Service on demand


at a glance


Authentic Location
Located in Campo San Giacomo da l'Orio, the hotel is between the Santa Lucia train station and the Rialto Bridge. The Santa Croce district is one of the liveliest areas of Venice.
Contemporary Design
The 27 rooms and 5 apartments have a contemporary furnishing: glassware, chandeliers, artistic pictures, decorative elements and artifacts.
Unique Setting
Set in Palazzo Zambelli Pemma, Hotel Aquarius opens in a double courtyard halved by the Schubert Bar. The secret garden features a water door giving access to the hotel from the canal.
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Gold Award 2024

Travellers’ Choice Awards
Winner 2024

Reviews from millions of Tripadvisor travellers place this hotel in the top 10% worldwide.
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The Location

Campo San Giacomo da l'Orio

Four star hotel located between Santa Lucia railway station and Rialto Bridge, AQUARIUS is set in Campo San Giacomo da l’Orio, one of the most beautiful areas of Santa Croce, Venice.
Preserving the story and soul of the city, this place is a small living area of Venice, rich in traditions.
Here, the life of the Venetians runs between water and land.

While preserving the ancient realities, the San Giacomo da l’Orio area offers all the essential and useful services for everyday life.

With its trees and stones, secret gardens and lovely human sized spots where to refresh and enjoy, this area full of history is able to embrace every guest.


Everything in Venice is suspended between earth and water.
Hotel AQUARIUS remains a true Venetian house reflecting the colors and atmosphere of the lagoon.


Get in touch with Reception, Administration, & Customer Service Staff

+39 041 8660112
+39 3456837368


Campo San Giacomo dall’Orio
Santa Croce 1624
C.A.P. 30135 – Venice – ITALY

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