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Stayed here in August 2017 for 3 nights with family. It was my first time at the hotel, having usually stayed at the Hotel Dolomiti down the road, and it certainly won't be my last. The hotel is beautiful, with gorgeous furnishings. The room was...More
close to bus and train station and vaparetto stop hotel decor is dated but spotless clean I found the staff to be brilliant very happy with our stay here very good for getting around Venice and easy to find from the bus station just straight...More
My husband and I stayed here for 2 night during our trip to Venice. Adequate facility, the decor is a bit dated. When you exit you leave the key at the front desk, which can take up sometime if the reception is busy. It was...More
I've stayed at this hotel a few times. The location is very close to the train and bus stations, as well as great restaurants. The breakfast is always good and the dining room is very nice. The staff makes the cappuccinos extra special for you....More
The hotel is quite well located, a very short distance from the railway station.
The only downside from its location is that it's a 30-45 minute water taxi ride from where most of the tourist attractions are located.
There are also many good restaurants within...More
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby
shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
Hope you get this in time (3/9/17) We found the glass bridge from Piazza del Roma quite a challenge for two 61 yearolds with large luggage but we managed it.If you arrive... More
Hope you get this in time (3/9/17) We found the glass bridge from Piazza del Roma quite a challenge for two 61 yearolds with large luggage but we managed it.If you arrive by train you will be on the right side of the canal anyway.We did the same as you and arrived a day early as it was our first cruise and did not want to "miss the boat" (ship) As it was our 40th wedding anniversary it was nice to spend the day and a half in Venice as we arrived there about 11am.So in answer to your question,as we had a whole day and a half we purchased 2 x24 hr vaparetto tickets (Eu20 each which is cheaper for multiple stops) at about 1-30pm to see the sights,this then gave us about an hour vaperetto time at 12-30 the next day to catch the short hop to the Del Roma vaperetto station avoiding the glass bridge.From there we took a short walk across the bus station to the people mover to get to the port.The ticket machine takes cards but to be sure have the Eu1-50 x 2 if I were you.Its then a good walk into the port its so vast,takes about 10 mins.Hope this helps.
No I'm pretty sure there wasn't. Hotels in Italy don't usually have tea/coffee making facilities, something to do with safety I think. Its a really nice hotel, and in a great position for walking around Venice.