Walking directions to Hotel Indigo Venice
Sant'Elena (with map)
Hotel Indigo Venice Sant'Elena (formerly the
Best Western Premier Hotel Sant'Elena) is in a quiet,
residential neighborhood near the eastern tip of Venice's historic center. It's
a relaxing 20- to 25-minute walk along the waterfront from the Piazza San Marco.
location may feel isolated in the colder months, but in summer, it offers quick
access to Venice's Lido beach resort, which is only one vaporetto stop
away from the hotel.
How to reach the Hotel Indigo Venice Sant'Elena from the Arsenale
As you leave the Alilaguna
Linea Blu stop at Arsenale, turn right and walk along the
Cross the footbridge and keep walking past the Museo Storico
Navale (Naval Museum) and the Hotel Bucintoro.
When you see a street (the Via Garibaldi) angling inland,
bear right and continue along the water on the Riva dei Sette Martiri.
Continue walking past the Biennale grounds and the Giardini
Publici (Public Gardens).
At the end of the park, follow the pavement's curve to
a footbridge over another canal. Cross the bridge and walk a short distance
straight ahead to the Viale IV Novembre (a pedestrian path through the
Turn right and follow the Viale IV Novembre until you reach the Calle
Rovereto. Turn left and walk a short distance to the Calle Carnaro.
Turn right and walk a short block to the Hotel Indigo Venice Sant'Elena (shown on the
map as the "Best Western Premier Hotel Sant'Elena") ,which is a large building of yellow stucco and brick.
For a video preview of your walk (including a
bonus section on how to reach the hotel from the Sant'Elena vaporetto stop),
From the Sant'Elena ACTV vaporetto pier:
Walk inland through the park. (You'll see a sign for "Hotel
Sant'Elena.") Bear right when you reach a fork in the path and keep going
At the end of the path, walk past the arcaded building into
the Calle Bucari.
The Hotel Indigo Venice Sant'Elena (formerly the Best Western Premier Hotel
Sant'Angelo, as shown on the map) will be at the
next corner, on your right.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license
About the author:
Durant Imboden has
written about Venice, Italy since 1996.
He covered Venice and European travel at About.com for 4-1/2 years before launching
Europe for Visitors (including
Venice for Visitors) with Cheryl
Imboden in 2001.
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