St Regis to manage San Clemente Palace Venice,opening June 2014

St. Regis Venice San Clemente Palace is situated in one of Venice’s most desirable and exclusive locations, the private island of San Clemente. The island was founded in was founded in 1131 with the purpose of encouraging “the recovery of the soul and spirit”. Today, a private retreat offering experiences beyond expectation including 6 hectares of heavenly gardens and a 15th century churchideal for celebrations.

The palace features 146 spacious rooms, including 31 suites, of contemporary Venetian design, majestically appointed with heritage Venetian crafts and the signature St. Regis bed. Many boast panoramic views across the island’s private gardens, and some afford views across the lagoon to Venice.

Under the supervision of Executive Chef Roberto Dal Seno, an eclectic and creative food designer, St. Regis Venice San Clemente Palace offers several dining options: the fine dining Restaurant 1131, an all day dining restaurant, a Pool Bar & Restaurant and a wine tasting venue.

The Palace features extensive beautifully manicured gardens, the  perfect playground for children and teens alike, with a dedicated kids’ club. There is also an outdoor swiming pool with al fresco dining and a luxury Spa.

The St Regis San Clemente Palace in Venice is owned by Turkey’s Permak Group, which is active in the construction, machinery, tourism, technology, chemistry and retail sectors. The renovation is estimated at 25 million euros.Starwood Hotels & Resorts will operate the property under the St Regis brand, based on a long term third party management agreement.