Hotel Casa Boccassini
ABOVE: The Casa Boccassini's garden. INSET
BELOW: A guest room with vintage furniture.
Location: Just south of the
Fondamenta Nuove, near Venice's northern waterfront. Closest
Alilaguna Airport Boat
stop: Fondamenta Nuove.
You're on a tight budget, and you're arriving and departing from
Venice's Marco Polo Airport.
The Hotel Casa Boccassini is especially convenient when you're arriving
late or have an early-morning flight: It's a quick, short walk from the
Fondamenta Nuove boat landing, which is only 37 minutes from the airport
by Alilaguna water bus (compared to nearly an hour from Rialto and 1¼
hours from the San Marco stop).
hotel itself is a family-run establishment with 10 attractive rooms,
some of which are large enough for families of four. In nice weather,
you can have your breakfast outdoors in the garden.
Standard rooms have air conditioning or a fan
(note the italics if you're visiting in summer), while superior
rooms have air conditioning and garden views.
A few rooms have shared bathrooms. If you want
private facilities, check the rate details before you book.
Breakfast isn't included, so--unless you want to pay
extra for the convenience of eating in the hotel--you may prefer to
get something at the local supermarket or the nearest bar. (Tip: In
bars, you'll save money by standing at the counter instead of being
served at a table.)
In the first satellite image, the Hotel Casa
Boccassini is near the junction of Calle dei Volti and Calle dei
Cordoni, south of the Fondamenta Nuove waterbus station (blue boat
symbol at the top of the frame). In the lower left corner of the
image, you can see the Rialto Bridge.
The close-up aerial photo was taken from the north.
From the Fondamenta Nuove boat landing, you walk inland a block, cut
left to the Calle dei Cardoni, and walk inland a short distance to
the hotel (which is on the Calle dei Voito, near the top of the