ABOVE: The Hotel Arlecchino is one
footbridge away from airport buses, cruise-ship shuttles, land taxis,
and the People Mover to the Marittima cruise port and the Tronchetto
parking garage. INSET BELOW: The larger bridge will take you to Venice's
main tourist sights.
Location: Just off the Piazzale
Roma, with only one small bridge to cross.
arriving or departing by
land taxi, or
cruise ship. (Santa
Lucia Railway Station is also nearby.)
The Hotel Arlecchino is just off the Piazzale Roma, across a pedestrian
bridge. From the hotel, you can cross another small bridge and walk into
Venice's historic center, or you can catch a No. 1
vaporetto water bus up the Grand Canal to the
Piazza San Marco (or a No.
2 water bus to the
Unlike many hotels in Venice, the Arlecchino offers triples and quads in
addition to the usual double rooms. The best rooms, if you like watching
boat traffic, are the classic doubles with canal views. Free Wi-Fi is
available throughout the hotel.
The top satellite image shows the Piazzale Roma
(lower left), the railroad station, and the sestieri of
Santa Croce and San Polo in Venice's historic center, across the
Grand Canal. The Hotel Arlecchino is near the bottom of the picture,
to the right of the words "Fondamenta de la Burchielle."
In the second photo, the Piazzale Roma is on the
right. To reach the Hotel Arlecchino, you walk to the cross-shaped
bridge to the left of the square, go to the top, and turn right. The
hotel is the yellow building at the base of the bridge, with an
arcaded walkway at ground level.