2 star Airone Hotel Venice is an affordable place to stay in a great location within the city, close to the nearest vaporetto (water bus) station and across Ponte degli Scalzi from S. Lucia train station.
The hotel building overlook the main waterway in Venice, the Grand Canal, within one of the most historic districts of Venice.
With the train/bus stations a short walk from the hotel, you also easily explore the rest of the Veneto region using the hotel as a base.
PHOTO: A guest room at the hotel.
If you come to Venice using your own vehicle, the hotel’s location is also near to the Piazzale Rome car park.
To get from here to the main tourist attraction in the city, Saint Mark’s Square, you can use the many water buses that will take you there, including line no.1, which takes the panoramic route via Grand Canal.
The surrounding districts to Hotel Airone are well-suited for an unforgettable stay in Venice, with romantic historical alleyways, ancient cafés, Venetian restaurants, and landmarks buildings with their reflections on the water.
One of the highlights of the hotel is its knowledgeable personnel and front desk, which you can use to assist you in figuring out the best tourist attractions to see, the best restaurants to eat at, and the shopping streets to walk through. The front desk can also keep you up to date on the current events in Venice.
You can choose from a selection of 13 guest rooms at the hotel, most overlooking either the Grand Canal or the lovely courtyard garden.
The guest rooms are decorated simply, functionally, and elegantly, suitably for a two star hotel, featuring subtle lighting and bright curtains, with amenities such as a TV and air conditioning.
Rooms types that you can choose from include single/double/triple/quadruple, each with a bathroom, or single and double, with a common bathroom.
Guest services in the hotel include:
- Breakfast (available into your room, on request)
- Tourist information
- Luggage storage
- Air conditioning (during summer months)
- Breakfast room
In terms of location, the hotel has an ideal position (in the district of Santa Croce) for exploring Venice and the island within the Venetian lagoon, including Murano, Burano, and Torcello.
From the S. Lucia train station, located opposite the hotel, you can take, for example day tours to Verona and beyond, while the adjacent Grand Canal has frequent connections to the Marco Polo Airport and Lido, the home of the annual Venice Film Festival.
Nearby to the Airone Hotel Venice, there are several tourist attractions and landmark buildings, including Chiesa di San Giacomo dell’Orio and Cà Pesaro Modern Art Gallery, which houses artworks by Matisse, Klimt and Kandiskij, among others.
Furthermore, across the Ponte degli Scalzi bridge, you’ll find Strada Nuova, one of the busiest streets in Venice, full of shops and shoppers, leading to the Rialto area, Venice’s historical merchant district, and home to one of world’s most famous bridges, the Rialto Bridge.
From Rialto, you can continue along, Mercerie, the most famous shopping street in Venice, with Venetian boutiques, jewelry stores, and shops selling Murano glass.
The street continues to Saint Mark’s Square, which contains the most famous landmarks in Venice, including the Doge’s palace.
Airone Hotel Venice
Via Santa Croce 557
Not far is Lido di Venezia, home of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica, Venice Film Festival.