Walking directions to Hotel Marte (with map)
Hotel Marte (formerly the
Hotel Marte & Biasin) is a simple one-star hotel facing the
It isn't fancy, but it's worth considering if you like the
location, are on a tight budget, and understand the limitations of a budget
How to reach Hotel Marte from the Alilaguna
Linea Arancio airport-boat stop at Guglie:
As you leave the boat stop, turn right.
Walk along the fondamenta or sidewalk, past the Gam
Gam restaurant, to the Ponte delle Guglie bridge.
Cross the bridge.
On the other side of the Guglie bridge, turn right. The
Hotel Marte e Biasin will be on your left, only a few meters from the bridge.
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From Santa Lucia Railroad Station:
ABOVE: This map shows the route from Venezia
Santa Lucia Railroad Station to the Ponte delle Guglie on the Cannaregio Canal.
Walking time is 5 to 10 minutes over level ground.
Leave the railroad station by the marble steps outside the main doors, or by the easy-to-miss
(and conveniently stair-free)
side exit if you have rolling luggage, a stroller, or a wheelchair.
When you reach the wide fondamenta or pavement in
front of the station, turn left.
Walk past the Scalzi Church and the Scalzi Bridge toward the
Lista di Spagna (a busy pedestrian thoroughfare).
Continue down the Lista di Spagna, through the Campo San
Geremia (you'll see a large domed church on your right), and on to the Ponte
delle Guglie Bridge.
Do not cross the bridge. Turn left, and you'll find
the Hotel Marte alongside the canal just above the bridge.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license
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