Hotels in San Polo
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The district of
San Polo is one of our
favorites, if only because it encompasses so much of what guidebooks like to
call "the real Venice." The sestiere faces the Grand Canal like a dog's
nose and neck (see photo), with its back to the railroad station and the
district of Santa Croce. It includes the
Rialto Food Markets, the Frari
Church, the Campo San Polo (Venice's
second-largest square), and plenty of small neighborhoods where Venetians live,
work, and walk their dogs.
What San Polo doesn't have is a lot of hotels. Except for a few
three-star alberghi and locande along the Grand Canal near the
Rialto Bridge, most of the
district's accommodations are residenze (B&Bs),
vacation apartments, and other
alternatives to mainstream hostelries.
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