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We've included customized Google maps that you can zoom, rotate, or drag for better views.
If you see a conflict between our directions and a hotel's, rely on ours. (Hotel sites are often years out of date.) Ditto for maps: Our icons are hand-placed for accuracy, while GPS-based labels can be off by a street or more.
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layout, see our Venice Orientation Map
Walking directions to
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ABOVE: The Palazzo Odoniis
easy to reach from Piazzale Roma (blue icons), which is Venice's main gateway
for buses, taxis, and the People Mover automated tram from the Marittima cruise
Palazzo Odoni is
the real deal: a 15th Century Venetian Gothic palace
with its own courtyard and wellhead. The owners, a family
who have lived in the palazzo for five generations, have turned their palazzo
into a 10-room boutique hotel.
How to reach Palazzo Odoni from the Piazzale Roma:
- On the tree-lined side of the Piazzale Roma, look for the central path
that leads toward the water.
A canal is just beyond the trees. Continue straight ahead
over the stone footbridge.
Follow the curving path through the greenery on the other
side of the bridge and continue just past the Hotel Papadopoli Venezia to a
small bridge over the Tolentini Canal.
Cross the bridge and turn right onto the Fondamenta
Tolentini. Walk to the next corner.
At the corner, turn left onto the Fondamenta Minotto.
The Palazzo Odoni is a few doors down at no. 151, facing the
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take a free shuttle bus (if available), a taxi, or the
People Mover just outside
the port gates to the Piazzale Roma.
Follow the directions above.
From the Santa Lucia railroad station:
As you leave the station, turn right and walk toward the
modern Calatrava Bridge (a.k.a. the Ponte della Costituzione).
Cross the bridge to the Piazzale Roma.
Bear left and follow the directions above.