Hilton Molino Stucky Venice is set to delight film fanatics with a new movie-themed cocktail and spa menu in honor of the 2021 Venice Film Festival. From Gatsby-inspired gin tipples to camera-friendly facials, the new hotel offerings will be exclusively available in early September during the dates of this year’s festival (1st - 11th September) when Venice is a wonderful oasis for guests to enjoy the inviting late summer weather.
Throughout September and beyond, the City of Canals remains abuzz with festival fever and picture-perfect sunshine and light. The concierge team at Hilton Molino Stucky Venice can organise a variety of cinematic activities year-round, from visiting famous and secret filming locations including The Italian Job, The Talented Mr. Ripley and James Bond Casino Royale. Visits to Venice Lido, where the red-carpet Venice Film Festival takes place, can also be arranged so guests can walk in the footsteps of their favourite film stars whilst enjoying the island’s architecture and long beaches.
The Movie-Star Spa Menu
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice’s world-class team at the eforea Spa will be on hand to get guests red carpet ready during festival season with a selection of pampering treatments available from 1st- 11th September, all of which are followed by a refreshing Bellini - naturalmente! The menu includes:
• Final Touch - €50 (30 min)
Ideal for the short-on-time superstar, this express manicure and pedicure gets talons looking sleek in a flash - perfect for squeezing in between cocktail parties and screenings!
• Celebrity Glow - €85 (50 min)
An illuminating facial treatment and rejuvenating massage, this package was designed to achieve that sought after film star glow, ensuring guests are looking their best once the cameras start to roll. Thanks to a combination of exfoliation and ultrasound treatments, the face is left luminous and perfectly primed to maintain flawless make up all night long. A luxurious, iridescent oil is then applied through a relaxing full body massage, providing an all-over glow.
• Red Carpet-Ready - €90 (50 min)
This anti-ageing facial treatment harnesses the power of oxygen to provide a smoothed, plumped and brightened complexion with wrinkles visibly reduced. A glamorous nail polish provides the final touch, leaving guests red carpet ready in under an hour!
The ‘As Seen on Screen’ Aperitivo Menu
Once guests have been preened and pampered from top-to-toe, they can don their finery and settle in for a show as Hilton Molino Stucky Venice’s team of award-winning mixologists prepares their aperitivo of choice. Guests and locals alike will be able to enjoy these tempting tipples from 2nd – 5th September at the Skyline Bar, located on the rooftop terrace of the hotel where you can take in the sweeping views of Venice which might even include a secret filming location! The limited edition ‘As Seen on Screen’ Aperitivo menu includes:
• Casablanca’s French 75 - €17
Here’s looking at you, kid! A refreshing combination of gin, lemon juice and champagne, make like Humprey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman with this Casablanca-inspired cocktail. Of all the gin cocktails in all the bars in all the world, choose this one.
• James Bond’s Vesper Martini- €17
Always shaken and never, ever stirred, at Hilton Molino Stucky Venice guests can enjoy a vodka martini à-la-007. Invented in 1953 by James Bond author Ian Fleming and elevated with the addition of Italian lemons, this martini is straight from Venice with love.
• The Big Lebowski’s White Russian- €17
When in doubt, ask yourself what would The Dude do? He’d have a White Russian, of course. This creamy version of the famous vodka and coffee liqueur cocktail was made famous by the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski and is soft and smooth on the palette.
• The Great Gatsby’s Gin Rickey- €17
Grab a glass, old sport! The most famous of all drinks in the rickey category and Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s personal favourite, the Gin Rickey combines gin, lime and soda to kickstart the party, whether on West Egg or South Venice!
Formerly a flour mill factory on the peaceful island of Giudecca, Hilton Molino Stucky Venice is a modern Venetian masterpiece steeped in history. The historically listed building has been exquisitely restored with a series of recent refurbishments including sophisticated deluxe rooms and new spacious elegant suites – some offering guests enviable views of picture-perfect Venice. After arriving by water taxi, guests will be spoiled for choice with 379 rooms and suites, one of the largest spas in Venice, an unrivaled conference center and a collection of bars and restaurants.
Nightly rates at Hilton Molino Stucky Venice begin at 180 Euro per night based on double occupancy with breakfast included. Molino Suites start from 500 Euro per night. Prices based on today’s exchange rate