ABOVE: A canalside view near the Hotel
Bartolomeo. INSET BELOW: The hotel's entrance in the Calle dell'Orso.
Location: In a street off the Campo
San Bartolomeo, close to the Rialto Bridge. Nearest
Alilaguna Airport Boat
want a hotel in the San Marco district that's convenient to every part
of Venice's historic center, but you'd prefer to keep your costs to a
Our son and daughter-in-law spent a week at the Bartolomeo during their
first trip to Venice as a couple, and they enjoyed the hotel. It was
perfectly situated for their needs: within easy walking distance of the
Piazza San Marco,
St. Mark's Basilica,
and other A-list attractions, but also a short walk (across the
Rialto Bridge) from the
Rialto food markets
and the sestieri of Dorsoduro, San Polo, and Santa Croce.
The Hotel Bartolomeo has double, twin, and triple rooms, and breakfast
normally is included in the rates. (Wi-Fi is available, but you'll have
Bartolomeo offers unusually good value for its neighborhood, and
rooms sell out quickly. If you see a room available for the dates of
your visit to Venice, don't wait too long to reserve it, or you may
need to look for another hotel.
The first image shows the Rialto Bridge over the
Grand Canal. The Hotel Bartolomeo is on the right side of the canal,
just above and east of the Campo San Bartolomeo (the vertical strip
of grey to the right of the words "Salizada Pio X").
The second photo is a close-up of the Campo San
Bartolomeo, with the Rialto Bridge just visible on the left. To
reach the Hotel Bartolomeo, walk to the north or top end of the
and turn right. The hotel is in the Calle dell'Orso, as shown on