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ABOVE: Venice has more than 400 footbridges. To avoid them, see our "How Many Bridges to Cross" hotel listings.

Our No. 1 Warning!

We hope you'll forgive the scary headline, and we don't want you to start your trip planning on a negative note, but we aren't kidding. We really do have a "No. 1 Warning" for visitors to Venice, and here it is:

Hotel location may not be critical in most cities, but in Venice--a city with 400+ footbridges and outrageously expensive public transportation--the wrong location can be frustrating and costly.

To minimize pain and suffering, your hotel selection should be a two-step process:

Now for some specific suggestions:

For more detailed tips on where to stay, see our smartphone-friendly Venice Hotel Guide. And while we'd obviously love it if you booked your hotel through the links in our hotel tools and articles, we hope you'll heed our No. 1 Hotel Warning even if you find a room by other means.

Durant and Cheryl Imboden
Venice for Visitors

More information about hotels in Venice:
Venice Hotel Guide

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