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Accessible Hotels in Venice

Accessible Venice decalVenice isn't the most convenient city for travelers in wheelchairs, or for slow walkers who find it difficult to manhandle suitcases up and down the steps of footbridges. (The city has more than 400 bridges in its historic center, and few of those bridges have ramps.)

To make matters worse, most Venice hotels are in renovated palazzi and other buildings that were built hundreds of years ago, before "accessibility" or "accessibilità" became part of the innkeeping vocabulary.

For disabled or mobility-impaired travelers, there are two things to look for when selecting a hotel in Venice:

In this article, we've listed a number of hotels in Venice's centro storico that are convenient and accessible. We've focused on hotels that can accommodate wheelchair users. (If you're a slow walker who can cross low footbridges, and who has a companion to wrestle with the luggage, you can skip this article and go to our "How Many Bridges to Cross?" hotel listings, where you'll find descriptions of many hotels that are no more than a bridge or two away from airport ground transportation or the railroad station.)

To get started on finding an accessible hotel in Venice, please go to page 2 of this article.

Next page: Accessible hotels near the Piazza San Marco

In this article:
Accessible Hotels in Venice
Accessible Hotels near the Piazza San Marco
Accessible Hotels in other locations

Also see:
Venice Hotel Maps
Accessible Venice

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