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 Hotel

The 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


The 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 room

Alloggi 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 Marco

The 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


The 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

The rooms are equipped with every comfort to ensure the warmest welcome and the utmost in comfort, whatever the reason of your stay.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 camera

Ca’ San Pietro is a small B&B  in the San Pietro area of Venice, just one vaporetto stop from the Certosa island, and within e The rooms are equipped with every comfort to ensure the warmest welcome and the utmost in comfort, whatever the reason of your stay.asy 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' Bella

Ca’ 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.

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

Hotel Sant’Elena Best Western ★★★★

Hotel Sant’Elena is very close to the Certosa island, just one vaporetto stop away, so it really couldn’t be easier.

The hotel, formerly a female convent, has inherited the original building’s ample spaces, now spacious and comfortable rooms, flooded with natural light thanks to the oversized windows, which often offer scenic views on the silent alleyways of the Island of Sant’Elena or on the intimate garden built within the walls of the old cloister.

Web site:
Telephone: +39 041 2717811
Address: Calle Buccari 10, Sant’Elena, 30132 Venice (VE)

Hotel Corte Contarina ★★★

The hotel has 21 rooms with private bath, decorated with sublime furnishings and tapestries. Ancient ceiling beams create a warm setting, lending the rooms an intimate and comfortable atmosphere.

The Hotel Corte Contarina is located very close to the Via Garibaldi, just one or two vaporetto stops away from the Certosa island.

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Telephone: +39 041 2778533
Address: Castello 1931, 30122 Veneziait

Accommodation on the Lido di Venezia

Camping San Nicolò

Camping San Nicolò - pomegranates

The 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