Walking directions to Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal (with map)
Carlton on the Grand Canal is an elegant and traditional four-star hotel
directly across the water from the Santa Lucia Railroad Station. It's easy to
reach on foot, if you don't mind hauling your bags over the fairly steep and
high Scalzi Bridge.
How to reach the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal from the
Leave the station by main doors and steps--or by the
side exit near Track 1, which is more convenient if you have wheeled
luggage, a stroller, or a wheelchair.
Turn left and walk a short distance to the Scalzi Bridge,
which crosses the Grand Canal.
Go over the bridge and turn right onto the fondamenta
or waterfront sidewalk.
Walk past the domed church and the Hotel Antiche Figure to
the Carlton on the Grand Canal, which you'll reach within a minute or two.
From airport buses and taxis in the
(Scroll the map up and to the right to see the
Walk to the tree-lined side of the Piazzale Roma where a
red-and-white crosswalk from the central bus area feeds into a sidewalk
through the trees.
Go through the trees, past the vendor stands, to a low stone
Cross the bridge. On the other side of the canal, turn left
and walk along the fondamenta or sidewalk by the park.
When you reach the corner, continue around to the right.
Beyond the park, you'll reach a second small bridge. Cross
Walk along the water past the Hotel Airone to the Carlton on
the Grand Canal.
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take a free shuttle bus (if available), a taxi, or the
People Mover elevated
tramway to the Piazzale Roma. (The People Mover's glass-enclosed station is
just beyond the port gates.)
Follow our directions from Piazzale Roma.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license