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Walking directions to
Luna Hotel Baglioni
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ABOVE: The Luna Hotel Baglioniis
a one- or two-minute walk from the San Marco Giardinetti waterbus stop and the
Piazza San Marco (at top of map).
Luna Hotel Baglioni (see our
illustrated review) is said to be Venice's oldest hotel, dating back to the
Crusades. It's less flashy and more intimate than many of Venice's top luxury
hotels, and it has a perfect location on the Bacino di San Marco just a few
meters west of St. Mark's Square. Although the Luna Baglioni has its own landing
for water taxis, it's also easy to reach on foot from the San Marco Giardinetti
waterbus stop, which is served by airport boats of Alilaguna's Blue and Orange
How to reach the Luna Hotel Baglioni from the
Alilaguna airport boat's San Marco stop:
As you leave the boat station, turn left and cross a small
Continue a few meters to the Calle Vallaresso and turn
Walk straight ahead down the Calle Vallaresso, past Harry's
Bar and a row of designer shops.
At the first corner, turn right.
Walk a short distance to the next corner and turn right,
just before the arches that lead into the Piazza San Marco.
The Luna Hotel Baglioni is down the street. (The entrance is
next to the striped posts of the hotel's private pier.)
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the ship
basin to San Marco
Giardinetti and follow the directions above.