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ABOVE: Pensione Segusois
on a tiny square next to the Giudecca Canal, only a minute or two from the
Alilaguna airport boat's stop at Zattere.
Pensione Seguso is a two-star hotel for Venetophiles who love tradition.
It's cozy and old-fashioned, with antique furniture and an atmosphere that
probably hasn't changed much since a British diplomat converted the 16th Century
building into a hotel before World War I. (Wi-Fi is non-existent, and bathrooms
are down the hall, so stay elsewhere if you can't live without e-mail and a
How to reach Pensione Seguso from the Zattere
As you leave Alilaguna's floating boat pier, turn right and
walk a short distance along the Giudecca Canal waterfront.
In less than a minute, you'll see the Hotel Calcina on your
left, a restaurant terrace on your right, and a stone bridge up ahead. The
Pensione Seguso is just around the corner before the bridge, facing the
Giudecca Canal behind a small square.
From the San Basilio cruise pier:
Leave the terminal by the main doors and walk to the wooden
Cross the bridge and continue walking along the waterfront,
past the vaporetto stop and the Billa supermarket.
When you reach a stone bridge (the Ponte Lungo), cross it
and keep walking straight ahead past two churches.
You'll find the Pensione Seguso around the corner from the
Hotel Calcina, immediately before the next stone bridge.
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the cruise
basin to the second stop (Zattere). The price will be about half of the fare
to the airport.
Get off at the Zattere stop and follow the directions above.