Venice Mestre & Marghera Hotels
If you need to save money, or when you're traveling with a
car, a hotel on the Venetian mainland can be a practical option.
ABOVE: Most of the people on the streets of downtown
locals, not tourists.
you're visiting Venice, the best place to stay is in the city's historic center:
You won't waste time on commuting, you'll have a place to rest when you're tired
of sightseeing, and you'll be able to enjoy Venice in the early morning or late
in the evening when the daytrippers have gone home.
Still, you may have good reasons for preferring the city of
Venice's mainland districts of Mestre and Marghera:
If you're traveling by car, you'll find it easier (and
cheaper) to park on the mainland and commute to the city center.
If you're on a tight budget, you'll appreciate the lower
rates (and, often, larger rooms) of hotels in Mestre and Marghera.
Where to stay in Mestre and Marghera:
For most visitors, we suggest:
If you don't plan a daily commute to Venice's historic center,
you may prefer:
Depending on your travel plans, you may want to consider:
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Mestre hotels near the train station
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