HOW TO GET HERE
From Venice's "Marco Polo" International Airport, take the shuttle bus for Venice - Piazzale Roma, the car terminal (travel time, 20 minutes). From here follow the directions in the "By car" section. Alternatively, you can take the Alilaguna water shuttle directly to San Stae (travel time, 55 minutes) and get off at "San Stae", right in front of the Church of San Stae. The Hotel is adjacent to the stop, next to the San Stae church and square. Or, book the transfer service which will take you right to our waterside door.
Once you get to the "Piazzale Roma" car terminal or the Venice "Santa Lucia" train station, take ACTV vaporetto line 1 directly to "Rialto" and get off at the "San Stae" stop, right in front of the Church of San Stae. The Hotel is adjacent to the stop, next to the San Stae church and square (travel time, 10 minutes).
A surprising and fascinating Venice surrounds 4 star Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli, overlooking the Grand Canal in the heart of the historic center. A relaxing, quiet Venice, far from the tourist crowds, between Cà Pesaro and the Church of San Stae.
Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli is right near the stop for the vaporetto (the usual means of transport in Venice), which makes its way past centuries-old palaces towards Piazzale Roma, Venice's car terminal, and the splendid St. Mark's Square.
Nestled between the Procuratie buildings, you will find St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace and El paron de casa, the high bell tower that dominates the square.
Right near Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli, visit the Venice Casino (Ca' Vendramin-Calergi), the gorgeous Ca’ d’Oro and the oldest Venice with its artisan shops, the designer shopping in the Mercerie and the lively Rialto area, with its bacari (typical Venetian inns) and the famous market...