The Venetian is a five-diamond luxury hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip. It serves as part of a resort complex alongside the Sands Expo Convention Center and The Palazzo Hotel and Casino Resort. Combined the resort complex is the second largest hotel in the world offering 4,4049 rooms, 3,068 suites and a 120,000-square-foot casino.
The design of The Venetian was inspired by Venice, Italy, featuring architectural replicas including the Rialto Bridge, Piazza San Marco and Lion of Venice column.
Expansions to the hotel included a 36-story hotel tower rising 475 feet tall. Named the Venezia Tower, it features 1013-rooms and was built on top of the garage parking lot.