Pensione Calcina

This is located on Zattere which is the long walkway going along the length the sestiere of Dorsoduro.  There are tremendous views across the wide Giudecca Canal over to Giudecca.  There are consequently great views from many of the rooms.  You are also no more than a 5-6 minute walk over to the Accademia bridge and the attractions there.  Another plus is that the stop for the airport water bus, the Alilaguna is right by the hotel.

The hotel has a restaurant which is useful if you arrive late in the evening and don’t fancy tackling the streets of Venice.

Location Good for:

5 minute walk:

Zattere walkway (you are located on this)
Vaporetto stop to Giudecca
Accademia Gallery
Accademia Bridge

10 minute walk:

Salute church
Dogana museum
Vivaldi Concerts in Chiesa San Vidal
Peggy Guggenheim Museum
Restaurants in Dorsoduro.

Getting to St. Mark’s Square:

Straightforward. 6-7 minute walk to Vaporetto stop, Accademia. Three stops on Vaporetto line 1 (direction Lido) or one stop on Vaporetto line 2 (direction San Marco or San Zaccaria). 10-15 minutes.

Getting to Rialto Bridge:

6-7 minute walk to vaporetto stop “Accademia”. Take line 1 or 2 (most likely destination Piazzale le Roma for line 1 or San Marcuola or Tronchetto for line 2). All in all, should take 20-25 minutes.

Ease of Access from Airport:

The water bus taxi (Alilaguna) stops at “Zattere” and the hotel is a one minute walk away.

Room price range:

For a double room with view, it goes from €160 per night in low season to €275 per night in high season (with a four night minimum).  There are some single rooms and rooms without views which are cheaper.

Vaporetto stop:

Zattere. However, more useful is the stop “Accademia” on the Grand Canal a 6-7 minute walk away.


Fondamenta del Zattere, Dorsoduro 780,
310123 Venezia

Phone number:

+39 041 520 6466



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