How to reach the hotel
Getting to The Gritti Palace
A private water transfer
The Gritti Palace is easily reached by land or water. The hotel is pleased to arrange a private hostess assisted transfer for guests from their arrival location to the hotel. The service is available 24/7 and requires an advance booking of minimum 48 hours.
Charges include a personal greeting by the hostess at the disembarking location, porter assistance, and a pre-arranged private water taxi to The Gritti Palace, unaccompanied by the hostess. Taxi fares are payable in cash to the water taxi drivers and may not be charged to guest hotel bills.
From the airport
Public transportation from Marco Polo
The Gritti Palace is also easily accessible by public transportation for guests arriving from Marco Polo airport. A public boat service run by Alilaguna is available on a regular basis from the airport pier to S. Maria del Giglio. Tickets are € 15 per person and may be purchased, cash only, from the Alilaguna desk in the airport arrivals hall. Travel time is approximately 90 minutes.
Alternatively, guests can take vaporetto number 1 at San Marco Vallaresso (the vaporetto stop near to San Marco Giardinetti) to S.Maria del Giglio stop. The street entrance to The Gritti Palace is on the left-hand side, near the Grand Canal end of the square.
For valet parking assistance, refer to the Blitz Agency Office which is located in front of the City Garage and open 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Price starts at €45 per day. For further information, please contact the Garage or our concierges.
The ATVO bus service to Venice Piazzale Roma is available from the bus terminal in front of the airport arrivals hall. Tickets may be purchased from the ATVO office located in the arrivals lounge. A single fare ticket is € 3, to be paid in cash. Travelling time is 20 minutes.
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The Gritti Palace is easily reached with public transportation to the nearest vaporetto stop just next to the hotel Santa Maria del Giglio.
- Vaporetto Stop Santa Maria del Giglio
- Venice Marco Polo Airport