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Hotel San Sebastiano Garden Venice

ABOVE: The Hotel San Sebastiano Garden is a short walk from the San Basilio pier.



Hotels near San Basilio

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The San Basilio quay and terminal building are at the foot of the Fondamente delle Zattere, a pedestrian promenade that extends all the way from the S. Basilio vaporetto stop to the tip of Dorsoduro where the Grand Canal and Giudecca Canal meet at St. Mark's Basin. (See a photo in our Dogana di Mare article.) Consider yourself lucky if your ship is moored here, because the historic center is just across a small wooden footbridge from San Basilio.

San Sebastiano Garden hotelFor proximity to the San Basilio terminal, there's one clear winner: the Hotel San Sebastiano Garden (4 stars). The San Sebastiano Garden is on the Fondamenta San Sebastiano, across a canal from the Church of San Sebastiano and only about five minutes from the pier over level ground after you've crossed one small bridge. The hotel has a private garden where you can enjoy breakfast or drinks outdoors in good weather. Accommodations range from double rooms to junior suites.

Hotel San Sebastiano Garden courtyardCheck lowest rates, reviews, and availability for the Hotel San Sebastiano Garden by clicking the button below, and book early if you want one of the 16 rooms during the cruise season. (You can always cancel if you change your mind, as long as you don't book at a non-refundable rate.)

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Three other hotels are fairly close to the San Basilio terminal:

  • photoAntica Locanda Montin (2 stars) is a 12-room pension above the historic restaurant of the same name. The restaurant is a bit pricey; the Locanda's rates are more reasonable, although some rooms lack private facilities. Reserve far in advance if you want to stay at this simple but celebrated establishment. Check lowest rates, reviews, and availability:

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  • photoHotel Pausania (3 stars) occupies an atmospheric 14th Century Gothic palace near the Campo San Barnaba, where you'll find small restaurants, bars, shops, and the city's famous vegetable barge. The Campo Santa Margherita--one of Venice's liveliest squares--is also close by. Check lowest rates, reviews, and availability:

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  • Casa Rezzonico (B&B) is a lower-priced neighbor of the Hotel Pausania. It's also on the Fondamenta Gherardini near the Campo San Barnaba, where it offers traditionally-furnished rooms, a garden, and free Wi-Fi. Check lowest rates, reviews, and availability:

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If you have rolling suitcases, it may be easier to walk along the Zattere to a hotel in the eastern part of Dorsoduro. The distance may be a little greater than heading inland, but you'll encounter fewer bridges and are less likely to get lost. These hotels are also convenient to the Zattere stop of the Alilaguna airport boat's Blue Line:

  • Hotel La Calcina (3 stars) is the inn where John Ruskin stayed in 1876. Ruskin picked it for the same reason that today's tourists do: A site directly on the Zattere, overlooking the Giudecca Canal and the ships that pass by. If you're spending more than a few days in Venice, consider booking a self-catering suite or mini-flat at the hotel's La Calcina Suites nearby.  Check lowest rates, reviews, and availability for the hotel:

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  • Pensione Seguso (2 stars) is also on the Zattere, where it offers traditionally-furnished single and double rooms. (Most rooms have bathrooms down the hall, but don't let that discourage you: An English shipmate on Compagnie du Ponant's L'Austral told us that she always stays at the Pensione Seguso because of its cleanliness, old-fashioned atmosphere, and charm.) Check lowest rates, reviews, and availability:

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Other hotel tips for San Basilio:

  • If you don't mind wrestling your suitcases aboard a crowded public waterbus, you can stay at any hotel near the No. 2 vaporetto line and take the boat to the San Basilio stop, which is at the base of the Zattere next to the port. For example, you could stay at one of the Piazzale Roma hotels in this article (which are convenient to the ATVO airport bus) or near the San Zaccaria vaporetto stop above the Piazza San Marco. Both locations served by the No. 2 vaporetto line.

  • If you do have quite a bit of luggage, it may be easier to stay near the Piazzale Roma and get a taxi to the pier. (Again, see our page of Piazzale Roma hotels.)

  • The Hilton Molino Stucky Venice is worth considering if you don't mind a boat ride across the Giudecca Canal and have money or Hilton loyalty points to burn. The Molino Stucky is almost directly opposite the San Basilio pier. (From the hotel, a free shuttle boat runs to the Zattere, where you can turn left and follow the waterfront promenade to the cruise terminal with one bridge along the way. Another possibility is to take the No. 2 vaporetto from the nearest ACTV stop to San Basilio.)  Check lowest rates, reviews, and availability:

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  • Finally, we recommend looking at Venice Hotel Maps: San Basilio to get a better idea of where our recommended hotels are located.

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