Spend an ecosustainable holiday in the city on the water
The city of Venice has adhered to some of the latest ecosustainable measures of the European Union to be achieved by 2020. Particularly Europe has decided to reduce by 20% greenhouse gases and energy consumption promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy to meet the 20% of our energy needs. For this reason Venice has encouraged sustainable architecture with high energy efficiency.
In the last years the city supported some ecosustainable events as Notte Verde when 20 cities were together for green sharing!
We recommend three sustainable hotels in Venice for your business trip or for a romantic stay.
Best Western Hotel Montecarlo
San Marco, 463
Best Western Hotel Montecarlo is located very close to San Marco square. In this place full of history the hotel has paid serious attention to environmental sustainability. Indeed it has adhered to "Lifegate: Stay for The Planet". This project is to map the consumption of the hotel to improve energy efficiency. The mapping has concerned five principal areas: energy, water, waste, purchases and behaviors. The green rating of the hotel is 3 leaves on 5 and your EcoOpinion on The GreenWatcher is 3.3.
Villa Casanova Venice
Via Orso Partecipazio 9, Lido
Villa Casanova, between land and sea, is located in a natural place but near to the city life. Lately it started some refurbishments to adapt to the principles of sustainable architecture and feng-shui, a Taoist art that promotes a harmonious interior design for our mind, body and energy. Villa Casanova offers a natural and eco-friendly stay: walls are decored with non-toxic materials and cork sheets has been used to isolate the roof; water consumption has been reduced in the showers and guests can find eco friendly products in their toilets. Then you can have a green breakfast with organic foods! Your EcoOpinion for Villa Casanova is 2.8.
B&B Ca' Della Corte
Corte Surian 3560, Dorsoduro
Ca' Della Corte is a friendly and relaxed place to stay. It offers a large variety of services such as laundry, babysitting, hairdresser, barber, beautician, shiatsu and emotional massages. Then you can choose between different kind of rooms: junior suite with a Venetian style, superior room overlooking the gardens, classic room with minimal but elegant furniture and the green room, made with eco friendly produtcs and furnished following Feng-shui theory with low consumption lights and ecological paints. B&B reaches an EcoOpinio of 3.3.
If you are interested also read the post Ecosustainable restaurants in Venice.
Have you spent a nice stay in Venice? Let us know what you think with an EcoOpinion.
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