Wind Wind speed averages range from no wind to 9 mph (gentle breeze), rarely exceeding 19 mph.
The wind typically blows from the north or northeast.
Just note that apartment buildings do not commonly have lifts.
An option for budget minded people is Hotel Domus Cavanis (Dorsoduro 896).
This is a charming three star with basic amenities and cozy comforts.
Each of the 17 rooms are equipped with shower, internet, wifi, satellite TV, minibar, A/C, and safe, and 6 of the rooms have bathtub.
The hotel has two terraces, one for the restaurant and one for the bar, with panoramic views of the Grand Canal and St. Hotel Dona Palace (San Marco 391) is an elegant 14th century palazzo boutique that faces the Palazzo Ducale canal.
Guests can enjoy the on-site HK Wine Bar & Restaurant, or nibble on pastries during tea time.
Around October, average temperature is about 17°C (63°F), with highs of 21°C (70°F) and lows of 13°C (56°F).
In San Marco the Corte Grimani (San Marco 4402) offers spacious one- and two-bedroom suites with comfortable beds--great for travelling families.
The Palazzo Odoni (Fondamenta Minotto 151) in Santa Croce also offers boutique apartments 15 minutes' walk from San Marco, with large rooms at a reasonable price.
The Exclusive Executive Suite is served by a private lift, and includes a living room, jacuzzi and roof terrace, where you can enjoy a buffet breakfast with an impressive view on San Marco and the clock tower.
Hotel Anastasia (San Marco 2141) offers rooms of various sizes but good value for its proximity to San Marco Square.