About Albergo Cavalletto & Doge Orseolo

It’s very central location and great passion for hospitality are only a few of the reasons for selecting the ancient Hotel Cavalletto & Doge Orseolo, a 4-star international hotel near Saint Mark’s Square in Venice.

Overlooking the picturesque Orseolo Basin, the gondolas tie-up, this historic and comfortable Venetian residence – which is mentioned in the prestigious Guide to Historic Italian Places – hosted famous personages such as Richard Strauss, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Aosta and the writer Hermann Hesse, during the 1920s and 1930s.

The Hotel Cavalletto & Doge Orseolo offers the best services and the professionalism of a multilingual staff that is always available at the reception desk.

The warm welcome, large common areas and the enchanting hall with windows at the level of the water, where the gondolas glide silently by, will transform your vacation into a waking dream!

The hotel provides an Internet corner, Wi-Fi, airport/train station transfers (extra charge), à la carte snack bar and several terraces for a drink with a view of the basin.

In addition, there is a classic venetian landing where you can board the gondolas directly and enjoy a rare, enchanting view of Venice.


Facilities And Services

Number of rooms: 107 Number of floors: 4 Number of bars: 1 Number of restaurants: 1 Built year: 1308
Restaurant (a' la carte)
Safety deposit boxes
Express check-in / check-out
Non smoking hotel
Non smoking rooms
Air conditioning
Luggage storage
24 hrs reception
Free WiFi
Transfer service with additional cost
Babysitting service
Room service
Laundry service
Internet in room
Cable/satellite TV

Contact information

Address: San Marco 1107, 30124 Venezia
Phone: 041 5200955
Home page: www.hotelcavallettovenice.com
E-mail: cavalletto@sanmarcohotels.com
GPS coordinates: 45.4343958910566/12.3371395468712


• By plane
Venice's Marco Polo International Airport is located on the mainland 15 km from the Piazzale Roma automobile terminal in Venice. You can reach Hotel Cavalletto on the Alilaguna water shuttle that leaves every hour and takes you to San Marco/Giardinetti in 60 minutes. Otherwise, ACTV bus 5 reaches Piazzale Roma in 30 minutes; from here, take the vaporetti (lines 1, 2 and, after midnight, N) to Saint Mark's Square (San Marco/Vallaresso stop). Or you can reach the hotel by water-taxi.

• By car
Arriving from the A4 tollway, exit at Venezia and follow the signs for Venezia/Piazzale Roma. Once you've arrived at the Piazzale, take a vaporetto (lines 1, 2 or, after midnight, N) to Saint Mark's Square, getting off at the San Marco/Vallaresso stop. There is also water taxi service to the hotel's private landing.

• By train
When you exit Santa Lucia train station, turn left to the nearby landing of the vaporetti to Saint Mark's Square (line 1, 2 or, after midnight, N) and get off at the San Marco/Vallaresso stop. There is also water taxi service to the hotel's private landing.

Once you have arrived at San Marco, enter the square and, with the basilica at your back, go to the right corner of the square (Museo Correr side). Pass through the porticos of the Procuratie and take Calle del Cavalletto, where you will find the entrance of the Hotel Cavalletto & Doge Orseolo.