The Hotel "Al Gallo" is in the historical centre of Venice but very easy to reach from Venice S. Lucia railway station as well as Marco Polo airport. This is a prime location for an hotel in Venice because both Piazzale Roma and St. Mark's Square can be reached in 10 minutes walking distance.
From the aiport you can reach Piazzale Roma choosing one of the following mean of transports:
The " ATVO blue bus" or the ACTV bus n° 5.
Once in Piazzale Roma you can reach the hotel in 5 minutes walking distance:
Go towards Giardini Papadoli, then enter the wide gate of Giardini Papadopoli and continue all straight on will find another little bridge and Sofitel Hotel on your left hand-side. Cross the bridge, turn right and you will see on yor left a square with a Church (Tolentini's Church): continue always straight on following the canal on your right. Rememeber that now you don't need to cross any bridge till Hotel Al Gallo. You will see a pharmacy on your left (on your right there is a canal), and on the corner a little Glass shop. Turn left and proceed all straight on (always having the canal on your right). You will see on right a restaurant called "Ribot", then a cameras and movies shop, a Tobacconist, Hotel Al Sole, Hotel Falier and at the end of this street called Fondamenta Minotto you will find on your left Calle del Forno. The full address is: Hotel Al Gallo Santa Croce 88 Salizada San Pantalon Calle del Forno.
Cross the big bridge on Canal Grande "Scalzi" bridge, turn on you right and follow the Canal till you find another bridge, cross it anf then turn left. Now you have a Canal on your right side and Gardena Hotel on the left side.
Follow the strret for about 100 meters, you will find the Sofitel Hotel and then you will find a pharmacy, and on the corner a little Glass shop.
Turn left and then continue all straight on with the canal on your right.
You will see on right a restaurant called "Ribot", then a cameras and movies shop, a Tobacconist, Hotel Al Sole, Hotel Falier and at the end of this street called Fondamenta Minotto you will find on your left Calle del Forno. If your baggage is too heavy you can reach the hotel by waterbus number 1, 82, 52 or N up to Piazzale Roma. You will be able to take a taxi that will carry you to 30 meters from the hotel.