About this listing
Truly authentic B&B situated in the heart of the historic center of Venice, near Squero San Trovaso and a few steps from Zattere in Dorsoduro district; which is one of the oldest areas of the city and certainly the most important for art lovers.
A welcoming Venetian family will greet you with warmth in they're home used as a Bed and Breakfast; surrounded by the greenery of a beautiful garden and above all characterized by its peaceful atmosphere. The building is also encompassed by beautiful picturesque landscaping and quaint historic buildings. Thanks to the nearby boats stops, public transportation is easily accessible.
The apartment of Michelangelo and his Grandmother Elena, is located on the second floor of a classic Venetian building owned by the family for over fifty years. The B&B is spacious and very bright. Upon It's entrance, the garden presents an elegance in It's history and charm.
The entire furnishing of the house presents a blend of Venetian antiques, tapestries, rugs and woven vintage originals coming mainly from the East. These furnishings honor the tradition of the old seafaring adventurers, Venetian merchants, and especially Michelangelo's Grandfather Radames Silvestri (famous pioneer and master yogi) who acquired collectables from all around the world. This gives a special atmosphere of the historic mansion overlooking the private garden of the house and the facade of Ognissanti church.
You can book your reservation at B&B Michelangelo for one to four people (families or group of friends). Each bedroom (one or two bedrooms) are equipped with satellite TV with LCD/LED and contract SKY HD full options (Programs and movies are offered in English, as well as foreign channels, sports, news, discovery channel and etc…), Wi-fi internet access included.
The breakfast includes: orange juice, ACE juice, whole milk, tea classic, green tea, instant coffee, decaffeinated instant coffee, instant cappuccino, assortments of jams, butter, chocolate cream, cheese spreads, bread, toast, rusks, biscuits, seasonal fruit, and so on. Please inform us if their are any food allergies or intolerances. Of course we will do our best to accommodate your requests.
The room price includes breakfast, linens, towels, and utilities. Rates may be subject to change based on working days, weekends, holidays, as well as periods of high and low season.
TOURIST TAX NOT INCLUDED:
Tourist taxes are not included in the price, so please bring cash upon your arrival (3 € per person per night). For information on tax you can visit the official city website.
You can book one or two bedrooms, (one double or one with twin beds, and if desired two doubles or one double and one with twin beds). If you book just one bedroom (for single or two people) private bathroom with bathtub, sink, toilet and bidet, is your exclusive use. In case you want to book instead of two bedrooms, the bathroom you will need to share it with the rest of your family or with your friends (in fact this is ideal solution for families or group of friends). There will be not other guests in the B&B, just your family or your group. In this way will be guaranteed quite and privacy. The rest of the apartment is intended for use by Michelangelo and his grandmother Elena. Breakfast will be served in the living room, in the morning between approximately 9:00 am and 10:00 am, or of course if desired you can choose on a different time.
Interaction with Guests
Michelangelo and grandmother Elena, hospitable and welcoming hosts, together living and managing the B&B, will always be at your disposal throughout period of your stay. For you a lot of great tips about the typical location of the town, the most exclusive places, of course right location less touristy and chaotic. B&B Michelangelo is perfect choice for who want to live a long or short holiday in Venice with an authentic Venetian family.
The magnificent Dorsoduro district includes one of the areas in absolute oldest and most picturesque of the city, also in this area there are the most important museums: Galleria dell'Accademia, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection of modern art and contemporary art, the contemporary art museum Punta della Dogana opened in 2009 by François Pinault Foundation (which also operates the Palazzo Grassi). Here there is also wonderful Cà Rezzonico Museum, the Great scuola grande of the Carmini and Cà Foscari, where there is the famous university of economic. The most important churches are the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute, Church of Gesuiti and the Church of San Nicolò dei Mendicoli (a few steps by the B&B) one of the oldest churches in the city. Location are also very famous Squero of San Trovaso (last existing factory where still today are built gondolas) and Santa Margherita Square, main important place for venetian people and students, also where to find a fish market , fruit and vegetable shops, a supermarket and of course many bars and restaurants.
One of the areas most served by ACTV public transport, because the B&B is located just a few steps away from the boat stops Zattere, Accademia, San Basilio and Cà Rezzonico. To reach the house from Piazzale Roma bus station, train station Santa Lucia, or by Tronchetto garage, you can choose one of two different routes, the fastest with line 5 (from Tronchetto garage line 2) to Zattere, or the most picturesque and most scenic route that runs through the tourist Grand Canal is line 1 or line 2 to Accademia. From the airport you can take bus 5 stops to Piazzale Roma bus station, from there you can go to the B&B by foot in 10 minutes if you love to walk, otherwise you can choose one of different vaporetto/boat line. Also convenient is the Alilaguna Orange line or Blue line (public service from Venice Marco Polo airport), and you will be arrives directly at boat stop Cà Rezzonico with Orange (best choice), or Zattere with Blue, two minutes walk by the house (suggested solution especially for who have heavy luggage). In all cases if you warned Michelangelo in time, he will be happy to meet you at the boat stops Zattere or Accademia, so he can give you a hand for your bagage, and you will understand easier where is located the B&B.
Other Things to Note
Some tips by Michelangelo for a coffee, lunch or dinner at a fair price just few steps from the B&B.
Coffee shop & bakeries: multiple bars in "San Barnaba Square" and "Santa Margherita Square", Confectionery famous "Nonno Colussi" in "Calle Lunga San Barnaba", Confectionery "Tonnolo" near "San Pantalone" bridge, Chioschetto at the "Zattere", Bar "Gelateria Nico" at the "Zattere".
Lunch & drink: "Cicchetti" characteristic at a cost of 1 euro each to "Bottegon Già Schiavi" in front of the "Squero San Trovaso", "Osteria da Oniga" in "San Barnaba Square", "Enoteca agli Artisti" at the "Toletta", "Pane Vino e San Daniele" in "Calle Lunga San Barnaba".
Dinner: "Antica Locanda Montin" at "Fondamenta Borgo", "Ristorante Riviera" at the "Zattere", Terrace at "Casin dei Nobili" at the "Zattere", "Restaurant L'Incontro" at "Santa Margherita Square", "Restaurant Al Profeta" at "Calle Lunga San Barnaba", pizzeria "Le Oche" at the "Zattere".
Easy dinner & after dinner: "Osteria alla Bifora" at "Santa Margherita Square", "Jazz Club in Venice" near "San Barnaba Square".
Prompted a proper respect for the house, equipment and supplies, as well as of course in relation to the neighbors and all the other people who leave in the building. Tranquility and peace are fundamental to good relations especially during times of rest. Smoking is not permitted inside the property, if desired you will receive an ashtray to smoke outside in the garden. There is already a cat called Taitù, unfortunately for this reason we do not allow pets.