Published on : Saturday, October 31, 2020
Langham Hospitality Group has decided to open a new hotel in Venice all set to launch in 2023, becoming the first from the brand in Italy. The 138-key hotel is located on the island of Murano, long revered for its centuries-old tradition of glass making. The property will be housed in the former Casino Mocenigo which can trace its legacy to the early 1600s.
The historic building is an important illustration of Venetian architecture enriched by important frescoes with classical themes dedicated to music, poetry and love. The extensive renovations are being looked after by Milan-based architecture and design studio Matteo Thun & Partners, known for embracing sustainability ideals and aesthetic simplicity.
Upon opening, guests will also look forward to two restaurants serving a selection of cuisines and a cooking school where guests can learn the art of fine Italian cuisine. The property will also feature Alfresco bars, one of which will be located on the rooftop, and will set the scene for social celebrations, large and small.
Stefan Leser, Chief Executive, Langham Hospitality Group said in a statement that Venice continues to be one of the world’s leading leisure destinations and shared that the company is delighted to have found s an exceptional site to develop its first hotel in Italy. He mentioned that the Langham, Venice will provide an exclusive leisure experience that blends the finest elements of the local Venetian culture and heritage with personalised intuitive service that are the hallmarks of The Langham luxury experience.