Best Western Montecarlo Venice Hotel is located on a 17th century building, 50 meters from Saint Mark’s Square, offering traditional Venetian style rooms.
Other famous Venetian sights nearby include Bridge of Sighs (400 meters away), while Rialto Bridge is also nearby, less than a 10 minutes walk away.
Although the building that the hotel is located within is an ancient palazzo, thanks to the renovations over the years, the residence combines a traditional Venetian environment to all the comforts you’d expect from a modern 3 star hotel.
PHOTO: A guest room at the hotel.
BW Montecarlo’s 48 Venetian style soundproofed rooms are equipped with a range of modern comforts, including air-conditioning, ensuite bathroom and shower, telephone, satellite TV, safe and a hairdryer. Wireless broadband internet is available throughout the hotel.
In terms of facilities and services, Montecarlo hotel has an adjacent restaurant, a bar, a reading room, with the hotel’s breakfast served within the elegant breakfast room.
Of these, the hotel’s restaurant, l’Antico Pignolo, serving a menu of classic Italian cuisine, is also a favorite of the locals, and has won awards for its wine cellar selection with over 900 different wines.
The restaurant’s building is a historical landmark, originally built in 1200. It has been used as a restaurant since 1930, and quickly after opening its doors, Antico Pignolo became a favorite among the Venetians and tourists alike.
The neighborhood that the hotel is located within, features idyllic narrow streets, a range of Venetian shops and boutiques, great for making unexpected finds for souvenirs.
As the hotel has a central location, you have several options to getting to the accommodation from the Marco Polo airport or from the S. Lucia train station, for example.
If you arrive to Venice via the Marco Polo Airport, one of the alternetives for transportation is to use an ‘Alilaguna’ ferry shuttle to Saint Mark’s Square, with a travelling time of around 60 minutes.
From Saint Mark’s Square, to get to the hotel, you can walk under the Clock Tower towards Rialto, turning right into Calle Larga San Marco and then left into Calle degli Specchieri, with Hotel Montecarlo just ahead.
BEST WESTERN Montecarlo Venice Hotel
Calle degli Specchieri
San Marco, 463
30124 – Venice (VE)
Santa Lucia railway station has several water bus (vaporetto) lines towards San Marco, including vaporetto line 1, which goes through Grand Canal. The closest exit to the hotel being at ‘Vallaresso San Marco’ stop.
These water buses run every 10 minutes (after 9pm, the water buses run every 20 minutes), with a travelling time of about 40 minutes to the stop from the main Venice train station.