Venice Kayak can’t organise accommodation for your stay in Venice, but we can give you some useful indications.

We use the Certosa island as our operation base and all trips will depart from there unless otherwise agreed.

Accommodation on the Certosa Island

Certosa Hotel ★★★

Venice Certosa HotelThe Certosa Hotel is a small hotel located on the same island where Venice Kayak is based. It is the optimal place to stay if you’re in Venice for kayaking, especially if you’re doing an evening tour.

The hotel is modern and pleasant, with seven  double rooms and eleven single rooms, at very competitive prices. Many rooms have great lagoon views.

On the ground floor is a bar and a restaurant, both with ample outdoor serving areas in the summer.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 041 277 8632
Address: Isola della Certosa, 30141 Venezia

Venezia in Vela

venezia-in-vela-con-kayakThe sailing boat Gargantua (42ft) which is often moored in the Certosa marina, has a cabin for up to six persons for rental by appointment.

The skipper Marino also offers sailing tours, of both shorter and longer duration, around the lagoon of Venice.

Web site:
Email: web site form
Telephone: +39 348 7497487
Address: c/o Vento di Venezia, Isola della Certosa, 30141 Venezia

Accomodation in Venice city

Alloggi Barbaria

Alloggi Barbaria roomAlloggi Barbaria is located in the city of Venice near the Fondamente Nove, and this is part of its charm; you don’t feel any of the mass tourist pressure here.

All of the simple but spacious, clean, and comfortable rooms have a private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, direct-dial telephone, minibar, colour TV, air conditioning, independent heating, and safe. Many of the rooms have satellite TV as well.

Alloggi Barbaria is located near the “Ospedale” waterbus stop. The Certosa island is 15 minutes away by vaporetto number 4.2, which passes every 20 minutes.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 041 241 3275
Address: Calle de le Capucine, Castello 6573, Venezia 30122

B&B San Marco

BnB San MarcoThe B&B San Marco is located near the Scuola di San Giorgio dei Schiavoni in the central part of the Sestiere Castello, within easy walking distance from the Arsenale vaporetto stop and close the San Marco area.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 335 7566555
Address: Castello 3385/L (fondamenta S.Giorgio dei Schiavoni) , Venezia 30122

Ostello Venezia

generator-venice-exteriorThe main youth hostel in Venice is locate on the Guidecca island. Though it seems distant from the Certosa island, there is a door to door vaporetto from the hostel to Venice Kayak every 30 minutes.

The Venice hostel is found in a renovated 19th Century grain warehouse on the shore of the island of Giudecca, just a few “vaporetto” (water bus) stops away from Venice’s main sights such as St. Mark’s square (5-10 minutes away), Rialto Bridge and Palazzo Ducale (the Doge’s Palace), and famous museums such as Peggy Gugghenheim’s Venice art gallery.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 041 877 8288
Address: Fondamenta Zitelle 86,  Venezia 30100

Ca’ San Pietro rental apartments

Ca San Pietro 2 cameraCa’ San Pietro is a small B&B  in the San Pietro area of Venice, just one vaporetto stop from the Certosa island, and within easy walking distance of the Biennale area and central Venice.

Along the B&B there are also a few rental apartments, which sleeps from 3-4 persons up to 9-10 persons for the largest.

The apartments are rented on a weekly basis, while stays in the B&B can be as short as one day.

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Ca’ Bella

B&B Ca' BellaCa’ Bella is a family-run B&B, a colourful traditional Venetian home with a private courtyard. It is situated at short walking distance to the Rialto bridge and Piazza S.Marco, hugged by a quiet canal with private docking.

There are three double rooms with the possibility of extra beds. All have private bathrooms, classic Venetian floors and furniture, wooden beam ceilings, two windows, Murano glass chandeliers, free Wifi, TV, minibar, safe, as well as independent air conditioning and heating.

Despite its central position, Ca’ Bella lies in an inviting and charming area inhabited by Venetians and not disturbed by the tourist masses. It’s near the main waterbus station “Fondamente Nove”, which makes arrival very easy. The Certosa island is 17 minutes away by vaporetto number 4.2, which passes every 20 minutes.“Ospedale” waterbus stop. The Certosa island is 15 minutes away by vaporetto number 4.2, which passes every 20 minutes.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 345 2858765
Address: Cannaregio 5388, Rio Terà dei Biri, 30121 Venezia

Hotel Florida ★★

Hotel Florida roomHotel Florida is just a stone’s throw from the train station, in a quiet calle near the Lista de Spagna, and just a short walk from the bus terminal and parking facilities at Piazzale Roma.

The hotel has double, matrimonial, triple and quadruple rooms at reasonable prices. All the rooms (except one) have a private bathroom with shower, independently-adjustable air conditioning, heating, color TV, telephone with modem jack for your personal computer, free safe, Internet Point in the lobby with wireless access, bar service and fax service at the reception desk.

The vaporetti lines 4.1 and 4.2 which serves the Certosa island where Venice Kayak is based, both depart from the square in front of the station. The vaporetto takes about 45 minutes to reach the Certosa island.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 041 715253
Address: Calle Priuli Cavalletti, Cannaregio 106, Venezia  30121

Accommodation on the Lido di Venezia

Camping San Nicolò

Camping San Nicolò - pomegranatesThe camp site at San Nicolò on the Lido di Venezia is the only camp site close to Venice city and the Certosa island. It is also by far the cheapest accommodation in Venice.

Though only 500m from Venice Kayak’s launch site on the Certosa island, getting from the camp site to the Certosa island takes about 30 minutes, by bus and then by two vaporettos.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 041 526 7415
Address: Via dei Sanmicheli 14, 30126 Lido di Venezia