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Campo Santa Maria del Giglio San Marco, 2467
Tel: 39-041-794-611

Go all out. Get an antique-laden double deluxe room in Andrea Gritti's 16th-century palazzo on the Grand Canal—one of the most famous hotels in the world. Rates range from 423 to 2,616 Euros.

Fondamenta San Giovanni
Giudecca, 10
Tel: 39-041-520-7744

The "Cip" was made for love, and the memories you make here are sure to last a lifetime. The hotel offers a free motor launch that zips across the lagoon to Piazza San Marco. Plus, there's a pool! Rates range from 499 to 8,330 Euros.

Dorsoduro, 724
Tel: 39-041-277-0262

This anomalous temple of modern minimalism will appeal to couples who dare to be different. Its seven rooms all come with cool art and A/C, but not much space: Secure the solitary suite. Rates range from 200 to 360 Euros.

Lista di Spagna, 227
Tel: 39-041-220-6000

The 63-room Hotel Amadeus makes the most of its central locale. The decor is traditional, but not staid, and the veranda overlooking an adorable garden is just right for dinner à deux. Average room rate is 227 Euros.

Dorsoduro, 979/a
Tel: 39-041-240-1411

Strangely enough, this 16th-century palazzo houses the city's first and premier modernist hotel. It's perfect for fans of Art Deco interiors. The average room rate is 296 Euros.

Santa Croce, 2063
Tel: 39-041-524-4797

This new kid on the canal is so 17th century: Couples can pick from ten pristine rooms situated in a former Doge's palace. Mocenigo is friendly, reasonably priced, and centrally located. There's only one catch: no views. The average room rate is 170 Euros.

Isola di San Clemente, 1
Tel: 39-041-244-5001

This 17th-century monastery on its own 17-acre lagoon island is just 15 minutes away from Piazza San Marco. Its 200 rooms come outfitted in the finest velvets, damasks, marbles, and Murano glass. Bonus: four restaurants, a pool, and a spa. The average room rate is 386 Euros.

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