Where we are

The Hotel Colombina is located no more than 100 steps far from the famous Piazza San Marco (Saint Mark’s Square), the heart of Venice and of its major attractions. The hotel is housed in a magnificent noble Venetian white stone palace, located at the end of Rio della Canonica, better known as Rio del Ponte dei Sospiri (Small Canal of the Sighs Bridge). So the hotel benefits of an excellent location to comfortably visit the city walking.

Among its picturesque labyrinth of streets and squares are: Basilica of San Marco (Saint Mark’s Church), Museo Correr (Correr Museum), Palazzo Ducale (Ducal Palace), the historical cafes, which are all within walking distance from the Colombina Hotel, and the world famous theatres: Goldoni, La Fenice, Malibran, just a few minutes far. In the surroundings you can also find boutiques of the most prestigious Italian and international fashion designers.

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  Arriving by Plane
FROM VENICE “MARCO POLO” AIRPORT (VCE - approximately 13 km far)

Vialagoon / water
Once got out of the arrival hall of the airport, turn left and follow the marked and sheltered sidewalk that will lead you, in about 7 minutes, to the harbour / marina from where you will be able to either board on a private water taxi (yellow band on its sides, officially authorized) that will directly take you, in about 40minutes, to the private jetty of the hotel, or by one of the big Alilaguna motorboat that will take you, in 1 hour and 15 to 30 minutes, after a few stops, to “San Marco – Vallaresso” or “San Zaccaria – Jolanda”boat stop / pier. From there you’ll have to walk for about 10 minutes to reach the hotel, following the instructions outlined here below.

Overland
Outside the arrival hall of the airport you can either get on the ATVO bus which is a direct service (about 20 minutes ride) or the ACTV line 5 public service bus (AeroBus) which makes intermediate stops (30 minutes ride). Both bus services arrive at“Venice - PiazzaleRoma” square (last stop), from where you can either catch a private water taxi (yellow band on its sides, officially authorized) that willdirectly take you, in 15 to 20 minutes, via Rio Novo, to the private jetty of the hotel, or get an ACTV water bus line 2 (summer season only) or line 1 (all year) that will take you, in about 35 minutes, to“San Marco - Vallaresso“ boat stop / pier, from where you’ll have to walk for 10 to 15  minutes to reach the hotel, following the instructions outlined here below.

FROM TREVISO “ANTONIO CANOVA” AIRPORT (TSF – approximately 35 km far)
Outside the arrival hall of the airport you can either take the ATVO bus (about1 hour and 20 minutes ride) or the Barzi Bus Service (via Highway) or a taxi (30-40 minutes ride) to “Venice - Piazzale Roma”, from there you can either get a private water taxi (yellow band on its sides, officially authorized) that will directly take you, in 15-20 minutes, via Rio Novo, to the private jetty of the hotel,or go by ACTV water bus line 2 (summer season only) or line 1 (all year) which takes you, in about 35 minutes, to “San Marco - Vallaresso”  boat stop / pier, from where you’ll have to walk for 10 minutes to the hotel by following the instructions outlined here below.


By Car

From Highways A4 (coming from Padova / Quarto d'Altino / Trieste / Udine) or A27  (coming from Belluno) or State Road”SS Romea 309”just follow the road signs toVenice. Drive through the whole "Ponte della Libertà” (Bridge of Liberty), flanked by the  Venice lagoon on both sides, making sure you respect the speed limit, in consideration of two fixed speed limit cameras placed along the bridge, in both directions, and you will reacha traffic light where, in case you wish to park at the Tronchetto Island Parking,  you need to turn right to reach it, otherwise you can drive straight if you prefer parking at Piazzale Roma square in “Autorimessa Comunale” or in “Garage San Marco” parkings.

You can then choose whether to take a private water taxi (yellow band on its sides, officially authorized) that, starting from Piazzale Roma, via Rio Novo, will directly take you, in 15-20 minutes, to the private jetty of the hotel, otherwise you can catch the ACTV water bus line 2 (summer season only) or line 1 (all year) which will take you, in about 35 minutes, to“San Marco – Vallaresso” boat stop / pier, from where you will have to walk for about 10 minutes to reach the hotel, following the instructions outlined here below.
In case you parked at the Tronchetto Island, you can also choose whether to take a private water taxi (yellow band on its sides, officially authorized) that will directly take you, in about 15-20  minutes, via Canale della Giudecca, to the private jetty of the hotel, or catch the ACTV water bus line 2 (direction: Piazzale Roma - Rialto - San Marco) which will take you in about 45 minutes to“San Marco - Vallaresso” boat stop / pier, from where you will have to walk for about 10 minutes to reach the hotel, following the instructions outlined here below.


  By Train

Please make sure your train arrives to Venezia - Santa Lucia” railway station and not just up to “Venezia – Mestre” train station, otherwise you will have to take a further train to Venice.

Once you arrive and walk outside of “Venezia - Santa Lucia” railway station, just down its steps, on your left hand side, you’ll be able to either get a private water taxi (yellow band on its sides, officially authorized) thatwill directly take you, in 15-20 minutes, to the private jetty of the hotel,or the nearby ACTV water bus line 2 (summer season only) or line 1 (all year) (direction Rialto - San Marco), which takes you in about 35 minutes to “San Marco - Vallaresso” boat stop / pier, from where you’ll have to walk for about 10 minutes to the hotel by following the instructions outlined below.


  By Ship
To reach us from the Cruise Terminal (normally used by cruise operators such as: MSC, Costa, Carnival, P & O, Princess, Cunard, Aida, etc.) you can either take a private water taxi (yellow band on its sides, officially authorized) from the nearby floating dock which will directly take you, in about 15-20 minutes, to the private jetty of the hotel, or walk to the nearby automated monorailtrain station (so called  "People Mover"), take it (3 minutes trip), reach Piazzale Roma square and from there takethe ACTV water bus line 2 (summer season only) or line 1 (all year) that will get you in about 35 minutes to “San Marco - Vallaresso” boat stop / pier.

To reach us from San Basilio Terminal (normally used by cruise operators such as: Venezialines, Windstar, Yachts Charter, Club Med, etc.) from the nearby ACTV floating pier, you can either take a comfortable private water taxi (yellow band on its sides,  officially authorized) which will directly take you to the private jetty of the hotel or the ACTV water bus line 2 (direction: San Marco), which will get you in about 25 minutes to“San Marco - Vallaresso” boat stop / pier,from where you’ll have to walk for 10 minutes to the hotel, following the instructions outlined below.



DIRECTIONS FROM "SAN MARCO - VALLARESSO" BOAT STOP / PIER IN FRONT OF  HARRY'S BAR  (ACTV: LINE 1 or 2 or N)
1.
 Leaving the pier behind you, turn immediately right,
2. cross a small white stone bridge and continue straight on. Once you pass "SAN MARCO - GIARDINETTI" STOP / PIER please keep on following the instructions from nr. 3 to 9.
DIRECTIONS FROM "SAN MARCO - GIARDINETTI" BOAT STOP / PIER (ACTV: LINE 2 otherwise ALILAGUNA: BLUE or ORANGE LINE)
3.
 Get out to the right until you see, 10 meters further, on your left, the "GIARDINI REALI” (Royal Gardens), meanwhile on the right hand side you’ll see boats and the basin of San Marco,
4. a few meters further on, after a wide and short bridge where “COMPAGNIA DELLA VELA” (Sailing Company) is located, you will reach PIAZZETTA SAN MARCO square (where the two columns are),
5. turn left and go straight through the whole PIAZZA SAN MARCO square towards the CLOCK TOWER, which has got two moors and a bell on its top,
6. walk through the arcade located under the watch tower, pass it and take the first street on the right, named CALLE LARGA SAN MARCO,
7. walk down to the end (about 50 meters), and turn left into CALLE DELL' ANGELO, just a few meters before reaching a canal,
8. walk 10 meters ahead and turn right into RAMO DE ANZOLO street, where you will find a small bridge, and right in front you’ll read the hotel sign on the façade: HOTEL COLOMBINA,
9. just cross the bridge and you’ll find the entrance of the hotel: BENVENUTI !
  

DIRECTIONS FROM "SAN ZACCARIA" BOAT STOP / PIER in front of SAVOIA & JOLANDA HOTEL (ACTV: LINE 1 or 2 otherwise ALILAGUNA: BLUE LINE)
1. Leaving the pier behind you, turn immediately left,
2. cross the bridge that leads to Danieli Hotel. Once you pass "SAN ZACCARIA" STOP / PIER, please keep on following the instructions from nr. 3 to 8.
DIRECTIONS FROM "SAN ZACCARIA" BOAT STOP / PIER IN FRONT OF DANIELI HOTEL (ACTV LINE 5.1 or 5.2)
3.
Turn right when at the corner of Danieli Hotel Palace into CALLE DELLE RASSE streetand walk down to the end,
4. turn left, then right into CAMPO DEI SANTI FILIPPO E GIACOMO square, then CALLE DRIO LA CHIESA street, coasting the pharmacy on the corner,
5. you’ll pass in front of RISTORANTE ANTICA SACRESTIA restaurant,
6. take the first street on the left and you will arrive toCAMPO SAN ZANINOVO small square,
7. walk for 25 meters, then turn into the first street on the right walking under a porchand you’ll reach FONDAMENTA DEL REMEDIO street,
8. take the first one on the left, CALLE DEL REMEDIO street, keep on for 20 meters and you’ll arrive in front of the hotel entrance: BENVENUTI !


Considering the peculiarities of Venice historic maze of streets and hoping to please the guests who decide to getto the COLOMBINA HOTEL walking, please feel absolutely free to call us at any time, telling us whatnumber of directions instructions here described you arrived at, in order to assist youand facilitate your arrival to the hotel.

Hotel Colombina****  Ponte del Remedio sul Rio della Canonica o del

Ponte dei Sospiri - Castello 4416 - 30122 VENEZIA -
Tel: + 39 041 2770525

GPS Coordinates:45.436195,  12.340608

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