Walking directions to Best Western Premier Hotel Sant'Elena (with map)
Best Western Premier Hotel Sant'Elena is in a quiet,
residential neighborhood near the eastern tip of Venice's historic center. It's
a relaxing 20- to 25-minute walk along the waterfront from the Piazza San Marco. The
location may feel isolated in the colder months, but in summer, it offers quick
access to Venice's Lido beach resort, which is only one vaporetto stop
away from the hotel.
How to reach the Hotel Sant'Elena from the Arsenale
As you leave the Alilaguna
Linea Blu stop at Arsenale, turn right and walk along the
Cross the footbridge and keep walking past the Museo Storico
Navale (Naval Museum) and the Hotel Bucintoro.
When you see a street (the Via Garibaldi) angling inland,
bear right and continue along the water on the Riva dei Sette Martiri.
Continue walking past the Biennale grounds and the Giardini
Publici (Public Gardens).
At the end of the park, follow the pavement's curve to
a footbridge over another canal. Cross the bridge and walk a short distance
straight ahead to the Viale IV Novembre (a pedestrian path through the
Turn right and follow the Viale IV Novembre until you reach the Calle
Rovereto. Turn left and walk a short distance to the Calle Carnaro.
Turn right and walk a short block to the Best Western Premier Hotel
Sant'Elena, which is a large building of yellow stucco and brick.
From the Sant'Elena ACTV vaporetto pier:
Walk inland through the park on the Calle Rovereto until you
reach the Calle Carnaro.
Turn right and walk a short block to the Best Western
Premier Hotel Sant'Elena.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license