Hotels near Bridge of Sighs
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When you dream of visiting Venice, Italy, do you imagine yourself taking a romantic ride on a gondola? Does that ride include passing under bridges as you kiss your loved one? If not, it should -- because one bridge in particular will grant eternal love, according to legend.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Bridge of Sighs

St Regis Venice San Clemente Palace Hotel (Seasonal)
from $506
Boscolo Bellini Hotel
Boscolo Bellini Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
Lista di Spagna 116/A, Venice
from $112
Nazionale Hotel (Centre)
Nazionale Hotel (Centre)
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7.3
Good
Lista Di Spagna 158, Venice
from $76
Baglioni Hotel Luna
Baglioni Hotel Luna
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9.1
Excellent
San Marco 1243, Venice
from $350
Hotel Centauro
Hotel Centauro
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8.2
Excellent
Campo Daniele Manin 4297 San Marco, Venice
from $56
Hotel Rialto
Hotel Rialto
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8.3
Excellent
San Marco 5149, Ponte Di Rialto, Venice
from $77
Becher
Becher
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9.0
Excellent
San Marco, 1857, VENICE
from $102
Hotel Palazzo Priuli
Hotel Palazzo Priuli
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8.7
Excellent
Fondamenta de l'Osmarin, 4979/B, Venice
from $89
Antico Hotel Panada
Antico Hotel Panada
San Marco, 646, VENICE
from $57
Hotel Abbazia
Hotel Abbazia
|
8.7
Excellent
Cannaregio, Calle Priuli Cavaletti 68, Venice
from $90
More About Hotels near Bridge of Sighs...

What's the Bridge of Sighs?

The Bridge of Sighs is an enclosed bridge that crosses over the Rio di Palazzo between Prigioni Nuove --  also known as the New Prison --  and its interrogation rooms. It is made of white limestone, and its windows are barred. Historically, it was the bridge that convicts would cross when heading to prison, and thus, they would get their last look at Venice.  

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near the Bridge of Sighs?

Because The Bridge of Sighs is technically part of the prison, it isn't really a place that a hotel would want a view of. However, the Luna Hotel Baglioni is just a couple of minutes walk away, and it has spectacular views of the water. 

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near the Bridge of Sighs?

Most of the hotels that you will find in Venice, Italy, close to the Bridge of Sighs are also close to many other tourist attractions, making them great options for a visit. And unless you want to say that you stayed near the prison, you might just choose any hotel within walking distance.  

What Do I Need to Know About the Bridge of Sighs? 

There is a legend that states that lovers who pass under The Bridge of Sighs via a gondola at sunset while kissing will be blessed with eternal love. It may or may not be true, but if you are going to see the bridge anyway, why not take a chance and be blessed with love.