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Walking directions to
Hotel Gabrieli Sandwirth
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ABOVE: The Gabrieli Sandwirthis
just across a footbridge from the Alilaguna airport-boat and ACTV vaporetto stop
at Arsenale (blue icons).
Hotel Gabrieli Sandwirth is just beyond the crush of luxury hotels on the
Riva degli Schiavoni. Its 14th Century Venetian Gothic palazzo faces
the St. Mark's Basin waterfront, about 10 minutes on foot from the Piazza San
Marco. (Trivia note: The Gabrieli was
featured in a 1992 movie,
Blame It on the Bellboy, which starred Richard Griffiths, Dudley
Moore, and Bronson Pinchot.)
How to reach the Hotel Gabrieli from the Arsenale
As you leave the waterbus pier, turn left and walk to the
Cross the bridge.
The Gabrieli Sandwirth will be on your right, facing the
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the cruise
basin to Arsenale. (The price will be about half of the airport fare.)
Follow the directions above.
From the San Basilio cruise pier:
Leave the terminal by the main doors and walk to the wooden
Cross the bridge and walk a short distance to the vaporetto
Take the No. 2 vaporetto (water bus) in the direction of San
Get off at the Zaccaria stop, turn right, cross the stone
bridge, and continue walking along the waterfront until you reach the