Welcome to Hotel al Soffiador

The small and friendly Hotel al Soffiador is a Family runner hotel located on Murano, the famous Island of Glass, in the romantic and picturesque Venetian Lagoon

The hotel takes its name from the thousand year-old craft of glass blowing and the ‘Soffiador’ that is the name given to the master craftsman who uses a long pipe to blow the glass to create his works of glass art.

If you wish to lodge in the Venice Lagoon with affordable rates and take advantage of the peace and relaxing atmosphere that Murano Island offers after the sunset, Hotel Al Soffiador is the ideal solution for your stay in Venice.

Murano’s central location in the Lagoon and the regular round-the-clock public transport system allows visitors to reach not only Venice with ease, but also all of the Lagoon’s other enchanting islands such as Burano, Torcello, Sant’Erasmo and the Lido. At the same time a stay on this small island, far from the busiest tourist thoroughfares, offers you the chance to savour a one-of-a-kind experience, a slower pace of life and an atmosphere of times gone by.

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Un hôtel idéal pour un séjour au calme près de Venise

Le personnel est très sympathique et en plus nous accueille dans notre langue. L’île de Murano est un cadre idéal pour passé un séjour au calme tout en étant tout proche de Venise grâce à grand nombre de lignes de Vaporetto qui desservent l’île (directes vers Roma, San Marco, Lido, Burano) L’hôtel est en plus situé à 200m de l’arrêt Faro qui est l’un des …

Why choose Murano

Art and Culture
A stay in Murano offers the possibility to admire the original Murano glass blowing and see the work of the glass masters giving life to their creations. A short walk from our hotel you can visit the artistic glass works of the most famous glass masters like Pino Signoretto, Gianni Seguso, Barovier & Toso, Simone Cenedese for which Murano is famous worldwide. Hotel al Soffiador is located in Murano Island, the Island famous i‎n the World for the artisanal glass blowing,in the heart of Venice Lagoon, in a unique and suggestive location. The Hotel is situated on an avenue VIALE BRESSAGIO that has an abundance of shops – selling beautiful glass objects and masques – as well as numerous exhibition rooms and glass kilns where it is possible to watch master craftsmen at work as they blow their glass. This same avenue is also the location of the Abate Zanetti School of Glass and the Glass Experimental Station. The Island of Murano is steeped in history and rich in museums and churches. Just a stone’s throw from the Hotel is the interesting Barovier & Toso Museum and the Church of St Peter the Martyr where it is possible to see the paintings of Giovanni Bellini and Tintoretto. A little further away are the Murano Glass ‎Museum and the Basilica of the Saints Maria and Donato, famous for its distinctive apse and mosaic flooring. .
Central Location
Murano enjoys a central location in the Venice Lagoon, a few minutes by boat from the main terminals of arrival and departure: Marco Polo Airport, Railway Station Venice Saint Lucia and Piazzale Roma. From Murano you can reach Piazza San Marco and the other beauties of the lagoon as the island of Burano, with its characteristic colorful houses and lace and the island of Torcello with Roman ruins. Murano is also connected to Venice 24 hours 24 with the public service ACTV.
Relaxation and Tranquility
Those who chose Murano for their stay in Venice will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy the tranquility of a small island.  In the evening, it becomes a charming oasis of peace and brings you back in time with its natural island rhythms. This allows you to rest after long walks discovering the treasures of Venice or a day in the Lagoon Islands.
Unique views for Photographing
The island of Murano and the Venetian Lagoon, offering a unique vantage point for lovers of nature photography. In Murano they can see unique and real glimpses of everyday life testimonies of those who still live there and its ancient traditions, far from the noise and the broad masses of visitors.

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