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|Name||Hotel Carlton & Grand Canal|
|Address1||Sestiere Di Santa Croce 578|
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|DrivingDirections||From Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE):|
Distance to Hotel Carlton and Grand Canal is 13 kilometres, approximately 20 minutes' drive.
Getting there. ATVO buses run every 30 minutes to Piazzale Roma in the city centre, 250 metres from the hotel. The journey time is 20 minutes and single tickets cost 3 EUR. The ACTV number 5 bus also goes to Piazzale Roma. The number 15 bus runs between the airport and Venice Mestre train station. At Piazzale Roma, water buses (vaporetto) are available. A free bus service links the airport terminal to the airport jetty; from here, regular Alilaguna boats leave for the city. Single tickets cost 10 EUR. Private water taxis are available, but are typically very expensive. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The hotel is on Sestiere Di Santa Croce. Venice is best explored on foot or by public water buses (vaporetto). From the hotel, guests can cross the bridge over the Grand Canal 50 metres away to catch water buses. The Rialto Bridge is 15 minutes away and St Mark's Square is 25 minutes. Three day passes for the public water bus cost 25 EUR and offer unlimited travel. Water buses also connect Venice to the lagoon's islands of Murano, Burano, Torcello and the Lido. Water taxis and gondolas are also available. Gondola ferries (traghetti) cross the Grand Canal and the fare is 50 cents. Drivers can leave their cars at public car parks in Piazzale Roma or in a garage in nearby Tronchetto. Prices are all subject to change.
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|Description||Location. The family run Hotel Carlton and Grand Canal is located in Venice, Italy, in the Santa Croce quarter on the Grand Canal promenade, 50 metres from the waterbus stop and 250 metres from the Jewish Ghetto. Rialto Bridge is 15 minutes away by waterbus, and St Mark's Square and the Doge's Palace are a 20 minute ride away. Piazzale Roma, Venice's main entry point, is within 250 metres. Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) is 13 kilometres from the hotel. |
Hotel Features. The four storey Hotel Carlton and Grand Canal has a terracotta facade with 100 windows. This renovated, 18th century palazzo is lit up at night. Multilingual concierge and 24 hour front desk staff provide guests with advice and sightseeing tips.
Leaded glass windows, 18th century Venetian chairs with silver trims, and rich fabrics decorate the Bar Carlton Café which overlooks the Grand Canal promenade. Coffees, cocktails and snacks are served on the outdoor terrace during warmer months. Complimentary buffet breakfasts are served.
The Hotel Carlton and Grand Canal offers conference rooms, meeting rooms for small groups, business services and onsite garage parking.
The hotel has a relaxing courtyard area for guests to use. A 15 minute waterbus ride away is Venice Lido, which offers, beaches, watersports, tennis, bike hire and golf.
Guestrooms. Murano glass chandeliers, damask wall fabrics, curtains and bedcovers and 18th century Venetian style gilt edged, floral furniture decorate the Hotel Carlton and Grand Canal's climate controlled guestrooms. Renovated in 2004, all rooms have satellite television, minibars and safes. Modern, tiled bathrooms have bath/shower combinations and complimentary toiletries.
Expert Tip. Just 400 metres away is the 14th century church of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari which houses Titian's masterpiece, 'Assumption of the Virgin'.
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