Olimpia Hotel, near Venice port
Among the hotels in Venice, Hotel Olimpia offers a considerable advantage: it is located in Piazzale Roma – the only area in the city accessible by car – just steps from the vaporetto stop which sails the charming Canal Grande to reach San Marco. Hotel Olimpia is also conveniently located near venice port and Cruise terminal.
From this hotel near Venice port it is easy to reach the cruise ship terminal and Santa Lucia train station; if you travel by plane, our hotel has a convenient landing for water taxis from Venice’s Marco Polo airport.
How to reach us
We are 100 meters from the airport shuttle!
To get to the hotel from the Venice and Treviso airports quickly, easily and economically, take the Airport – Piazzale Roma shuttle bus that stops just 100 meters from our front door!
GPS Lat. 45,436602 Long. 12,318056
Ship / Airplane
The new public transport, mono rail system People Mover, links in a few minutes the Venice Cruise Port to the bus terminal of Piazzale Roma. The ATVO shuttle bus service, connects the Marco Polo airport to the bus terminal of Piazzale Roma, less than 100 meters from Hotel Olimpia.
From Santa Lucia train station, crossing Ponte Della Costituzione bridge, designed by Calatrava, you will reach Piazzale Roma in just 5 minutes. If you have luggage, take vaporetto line 1 and get off at the Piazzale Roma stop. The hotel is visible from the square.
Car and Parking lots
If traveling by car, take freeway A4 and A22 and exit at the Venezia Mestre tollbooth, follow the signs for Venice (Venezia) and leave your car in one of the pay parking garages in Piazzale Roma, Hotel Olimpia is 150 meters from the garage. You can book a parking place in Garage San Marco when you make a reservation.
- · Piazzale Roma > 2 min
- · Canal Grande > 3 min
- · San Rocco > 5 min
- · Train station > 7 min
- · San Trovaso > 10 min
- · S. G. Evangelista > 10 min
- · Zattere > 10 min
- · Accademia > 12 min
- · Rialto > 20 min
- · San Marco > 30 min
In a sheltered area in the Santa Croce neighborhood, in the peace of a silent fondamenta, Hotel Olimpia is a few minutes on foot from Basilica dei Frari – one of Venice’s main churches – and Scuola di San Rocco, theater of Tintoretto’s extraordinary works. A short distance away lies Scuola di San Giovanni Evangelista which hosts conventions and important seminars in its splendid frescoed halls; beyond Campo San Polo is the Rialto.
Rialto and its bridge are one of the symbols of Venice, in addition to the famous fish market, its environs include, cafes and restaurants, souvenir stands and high-end gift shops with glass and gold items. Shopping continues in the mercerie, the city’s historical shopping street which, amidst boutiques and shops selling Italian leather goods and shoes, ends at Piazza San Marco, the city’s salon, decorated with the basilica’s astonishing facade and Gothic profile of Palazzo Ducale.
If you want to spend a romantic and charming vacation, Venice is the city for you: from Hotel Olimpia walk towards the Zattere and enjoy a cocktail at sunset, on the banks opposite the island of Giudecca. You’ll have an unforgettable experience. The historic Squero di San Trovaso boatyard was where the Cadore workers built Venice’s boats; the carpenters came from the Cadore mountain areas to supply the city with enormous quantities of wood. The squero, which has the typical architecture of Cadore’s houses, dates back to the 17th century and currently builds and maintains gondolas, the most traditional vessel on the lagoon.
Originally designed in stone, built in iron in the mid 19th century and lastly created in wood in January 1933, Ponte della Accademia offers a fabulous view of Venice and the Grand canal; from the top the splendid Basilica della Salute and Punta della Dogana before can be admired in front of the large basin of San Marco. The Gallerie dell’Accademia houses the most important collection of 14th to 18th century Venetian painting which should not be missed.