Boutique hotel Best Windows Venice
Staying at the Best Windows, you will discover the charm and beauty of a splendid and relaxing vacation, thanks to its spacious rooms and to the breathtaking view of the Basilica of San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, former Doge’s headquarters, with the Bridge of Sighs, the Campanile, in addition to the wonderful San Marco Basin with its famous San Giorgio Maggiore Island in the foreground.
Passing through the Mercerie, a reference point for shopping in Venice, you can walk to the most beautiful and characteristic points of the city, from the most famous and long-established Ponte di Rialto with its colorful fish, fruit and vegetable market, to the nearby Vendramin Calergi building, home of the city’s Casino.
Towards the west side of Piazza San Marco you can reach the Correr Museum, one of the city’s most important and representative museums. Walking out of the square you can admire the window displays of some of the biggest names in fashion and passing through the famous Teatro La Fenice you can reach the characteristic Ponte dell’Accademia, one of the few bridges built in wood and steel.
Beyond the bridge, on the opposite side of the Grand Canal, you will find the famous Gallerie dell’Accademia, a state museum that preserves the best collection of Venetian art, especially paintings from the 14th to the 18th century.
Also noteworthy are the Peggy Guggenheim, a splendid modern art museum overlooking the Grand Canal, the basilica of Santa Maria della Salute and Punta della Dogana, facing the San Marco basin, a dividing line between the Grand Canal and the island canal of the Giudecca. Worth mentioning and a must see is the harbor from where the most famous cruise ships sail and arrive.
How to reach us
By car or by train
Best Windows is easily accessible from the Railway Station and from the car parks of Piazzale Roma and Tronchetto using public transportation (ferry boat line n. 1, 2) or by water taxi, with prior confirmation of the price and stop at Piazza San Marco. Once you cross the Piazza, and pass under the Clock Tower, take the first street on the right, entering Calle Larga San Marco, then the second to the left, continue on a small side street on Calle Degli Specchieri, where you will reach the destination at street number San Marco 646. Alternatively, getting off at the Rialto stop head towards the famous Via delle Mercerie, which leads directly to Piazza San Marco in just a few minutes.
Those who reach Venice from the Marco Polo airport, can use the following services: directly by sea, with the “Alilaguna” public transportation or water taxi, confirming the cost in advance, stopping at Piazza San Marco; by land, by bus or taxi to Piazzale Roma, and then by ferry boat (line 1 or line 2) or water taxi to the Rialto or Piazza San Marco stop. The historic center is in fact closed off to any type of vehicle.