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Walking directions to
Hotel Santa Chiara
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ABOVE: The Hotel Santa Chiarais
directly on the Piazzale Roma and across the Calatrava Bridge from the train
convenience to airport buses, taxis, and the People Mover to the Marittima
cruise terminals, the
Hotel Santa Chiara is hard to beat: It's at the
northeastern corner of the Piazzale Roma, next to the Calatrava Bridge that
leads to the Santa Lucia Railroad Station. (The new addition is designed for
comfort, not for exterior aesthetics.) The hotel's location makes it
popular, so book well in advance if you want to be sure of a room.
How to reach Hotel Santa Chiara from the Piazzale
Walk to the north end of the square.
The Hotel Santa Chiara is just to the right of the modern
From the Marittima cruise terminal:
Take a free shuttle bus (if available), a taxi, or the
People Mover elevated tramway (just outside the port entrance) to the
Follow the directions above.
From the Santa Lucia railroad station:
As you leave the station, turn right and walk past the large
building to the Calatrava Bridge, a.k.a. the Ponte della Costituzione.
Cross the bridge to the Piazzale Roma. The Hotel Santa
Chiara will be on your left, just a few meters from the bridge.