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Transfers from cruise terminal to hotel in Venice

Aug 15th, 2006, 06:46 AM
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Transfers from cruise terminal to hotel in Venice

We will be finishing our cruise in Venice in late October. Our hotel is the Giorgione in Cannaregio. There are 4 of us in our party. What are out options for transfers to our hotel?
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Aug 15th, 2006, 06:59 AM
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Cruise ships berth in at least three places in Venezia. You need to find where your ship will be berthed - the cruise line should know.
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Aug 15th, 2006, 07:59 AM
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Once you know the location of the cruise ship dock, send your hotel an email asking their advice. I always do this when going to Venice as it can be very confusing to find some of the hotels.
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Aug 15th, 2006, 10:04 AM
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Exactly - the hotel needs to tell you if they have a private pier - or, if not - which is the nearest public pier or vaporeto stop.

They can also tell you if they'll send a bellman to the pier (since it;s a cruise I assume you have more luggage then you want to carry yourselves) - or if you will have to carry/pull the luggage yourself, how far and what route to take.
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Aug 15th, 2006, 10:11 AM
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Note: The charming bridges in Venice have STEPS - not ramps. So even if you hotel is just 2 or three bridges away from whatever form of transportation you choose, remember you are walking up the stairs with luggage, then down the stairs with luggage, for every bridge.
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