Hotel Ai Mori d'Oriente
ABOVE: An exterior view of the Ai Mori
d'Oriente. INSET BELOW: The hotel's reception desk.
Location: In a quiet neighborhood of
Cannaregio, on the Fondamenta della Sensa. Closest
Alilaguna Airport Boat
stop: Madonna dell'Orto.
want peace and quiet in a neighborhood that's away from the crowds but
within walking distance of the sights. (The hotel is especially
convenient for late arrivals or early departures at Marco Polo Airport,
since Madonna dell'Orto is only 30 minutes from the airport by boat.)
The Hotel Ai Mori d'Oriente is housed in a 15th Century palazzo
on the Rio della Sensa, a sunny canal with a long promenade where you'll
find restaurants, café-bars, and just enough local
shops to remind you that you're outside of the main tourist district.
Rooms vary from classic or standard doubles to junior suites, some with
extra beds. The building is wheelchair-accessible and has an elevator.
(There's also an American bar where you can enjoy drinks and food at
outdoor tables during the warmer months.)
In the first satellite image, the Hotel Ai More
d'Oriente is on the second horizontal canal from the top, just to
the right of "Calle Loredan." The Maddona dell'Orto waterbus
and airport-boat stop is north of the Madonna dell'Orto Church, and
Santa Lucia Railroad Station is at lower left, facing the Grand
The lower close-up photo shows the hotel, which is
directly behind the "Fondamenta della Sensa" label. To see more of
the immediate neighborhood, press the left button of your mouse down
while moving the picture around in the frame.