Caravaggio liked to paint Venice from adjacent Giudecca Island. See the canal city from his perspective when you check into the Hilton Molino Stucky, which inhabits a cleverly restored, former flourmill on the banks of the sleepy isle. Just minutes from Venice's main attractions by free speedboat shuttle, the hotel will tempt you to leave the teeming throngs of St. Mark's Square behind. Opt, instead, for drinks at the hotel's smart Skyline Roof Bar.
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