Venice Youth Hostel
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ABOVE: Turn right for the Venice Youth Hostel after you've left the
Zitelle vaporetto stop.
Directions to the Ostello Venezia
The Venice Hostel is near the Zitelle
vaporetto stop on the island of Giudecca, which is served by the 2 (formerly the
82), 41, and 42
Exit the landing platform, turn right, and walk to the hostel, which is a couple
of minutes away on foot.
Here's the easiest way to reach Zitelle by vaporetto
from the railroad station (Ferrovia) and the bus terminal (Piazzale Roma):
- Catch the No. 2 vaporetto in the direction of
Tronchetto. This means the boat coming from your left at the railway station or coming
from your right at Piazzale Roma.
Stay on until you reach Zittele, which
is one stop beyond Redentore. (Don't confuse it with Zattere, on the other side of the
The boat trip will take 15 or 20 minutes. The
fare is an outrageous ©6,50. (See our Venice
vaporetto fares article.) You can get a discount if you've purchased an
inexpensive "Rolling Venice" youth card at any Venice tourist office branch or Hellovenezia ticket
A 12- to 72-day ACTV Tourist
(available at any Hellovenezia office or vaporetto ticket booth)
is a great value if you plan to use public transportation
extensively. The tourist office's Venice
Connected pass may be worth considering if you need its services and can
figure out the complicated pricing scheme.
- Note: You'll see a fare listed for baggage at the
vaporetto ticket booth. This doesn't apply if you're carrying up to two normal-size
suitcases or backpacks, but you can double-check with the ticket agent if you're hauling a
steamer trunk or feeling insecure.
The Venice Hostel's official Web site has general information, a booking form,
photos, and a location map.
Where to Stay in Venice
If you're traveling with friends and would rather spend your money on centrally
located lodgings instead of vaporetto tickets, you might be better off staying
at a budget hotel or in a vacation apartment.
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