If you're arriving in Venice by car, a hotel in
Mestre or Marghera
(on the Italian mainland) may be convenient.
If it's summer and you love beach resorts, the
Lido di Venezia is a
Otherwise, we urge you to stay in Venice's
historic center, for a simple reason: Venice is at its best in early
morning and the evening, when daytrippers are gone and you can enjoy the
city without the crowds.