Walking directions to Hotel American Dinesen (with map)
Hotel American Dinesen is a three-star hotel in the quiet eastern section
of Dorsoduro, where it overlooks the San Vio Canal. The neighborhood is
pleasant, the hotel has excellent guest ratings, and Wi-Fi is free.
From the Zattere pier of the Alilaguna Blue Line, walking directions to the hotel are straightforward, with only one small bridge to cross.
How to reach Hotel American Dinesen from the Zattere
As you leave the Alilaguna
Linea Blu floating pier at Zattere, turn right and
walk along the waterfront to the stone bridge beyond the Hotel Calcina.
Cross the bridge.
Turn left and walk inland along the San Vio Canal on the
In a minute or two, you'll reach the Hotel American Dinesen.
From the San Basilio cruise pier:
Leave the terminal by the main doors and walk to the wooden
Cross the bridge and continue walking along the waterfront,
past the vaporetto stop and the Billa supermarket.
When you reach a stone bridge (the Ponte Lungo), cross it
and keep walking straight ahead past two churches.
When you reach the Hotel Calcina, cross the stone bridge
just ahead of you.
On the other side of the bridge, turn left and walk inland
along the Fondamenta Bragadin until you see the Hotel American Dinesen on
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the cruise
basin to the second stop (Zattere). The price will be about half of the fare
to the airport.
Get off at the Zattere stop and follow the directions above.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license