The Hotel Bucintoro is found right on the water in front of the riva San Biagio, with a view of Bacino San Marco. The view is spectacular, and the position could not be better making it perfect for visiting the center of the city. In fact, the very famous Saint Mark's square is just a 10 minute stroll from the hotel.
In just 5 minutes, you are at the Arsenale water boat stop. The very famous Giardini della Biennale is only 10 minutes in the other direction. Just a few meters away, tourists will find the Arsenale and the Naval Museum. The well known beach area of Lido where the annual film Festival takes place is a quick water boat rides, as well. It is a quick ride to the Rialto bridge, the Gallerie dell'Accademia and the world famous Peggy Guggenheim Collection. It is so close to all these famous attractions and in the same time in one of the most quiet, typical Venetian neighbourhoods, off the beaten track. This area has many famous eateries, cafes and restaurants, perfect for a traditional, unique experience.
How to get to the hotel
From the Marco Polo Venice arirport
By boat: from the boat landing at the airport, take a water taxi and in less than an hour, you will arrive at the hotel. It is also possible to take the Alilaguna shuttle–the red line that stops at the Arsenale in just about and hour, and the Hotel Bucintoro is about 150 meters from the stop.
By land: Bus + vaporetto: take the shuttle bus in the direction of Venice, where you will end up at the car and bus terminal.
From here it is possible to continue by private taxi or by the public transportation waterbus ACTV no.1 that goes down the Canal Grande and will stop at the Arsenale after 45 minutes. The line 41 goes by way of the Canale della Giudecca and will stop at the Arsenal in about 30 minutes.
From the Canova airport of Treviso
Take the shuttle for Venezia and Piazzale Roma where the bus and cars stop.
Continue as explained above.
When you get to the Venice train station, Venezia Santa Lucia, take the waterbus ACTV line no.1 in the direction of San Marco / Lido (45 minutes journey), or the line 41 in the direction of Giudecca (30 minutes journey) Get off at the Arsenale. The Hotel Bucintoro is found on the right hand side after 150 meters.
After parking the car in one of the parking garages at Piazzale Roma or at the Tronchetto (the island off to the right after the "ponte della Libertà"), you can continue with the waterbus line 1 that goes in the direction of San Marco, the journey time is about 45 minutes.. The line 41 in the direction of Giudecca takes about 30 minutes. If instead you are leaving from the Tronchetto, take the line 82 in the direction of Giudecca, and get off at San Zaccaria. Here, you will change and take the line 41 that goes to the Arsenale, where you will find the Hotel Bucintoro about 150 meters on the right.
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