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Walking directions to
Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli e Gran Canal
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ABOVE: The Palazzo Giovanelli is right next to
the San Stae airport-boat stop on Alilaguna's Orange Line. (The pier is also
used by ACTV public water buses.)
Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli e Gran Canal is a
hotel facing the Grand Canal, immediately next to the San Stae vaporetto
and airport-boat stop. It's also next door to the San Stae Church and across
from the Venice Casino, so you can enjoy God, Mammon, or both during your stay.
The hotel is located in the former Foscarini Giovanelli Palace, which housed a
doge (the city-state's top elected official) during the heyday of the Venetian Republic.
Accommodations range from attic dormer rooms to junior and
not-so-junior suites. Although the building has its share of restored
architectural detail, the prevailing decor is contemporary.
How to reach the Palazzo Giovanelli from San Stae:
As you leave the boat platform at San Stae, turn left and
cross the square in front of the church.
The hotel will be directly in front of you, facing the