About this listing
Elegance and essentiality are the main characteristics of the apartment that will enable you to spend a wonderful relaxing vacation in Venice.
Located in the sestiere of "Castello", in a characteristic building of the early XVIII century, the apartment is on the mezzanine and is located in a privileged position: in the heart of Venice with its small stores where the direct contact with the customer is considered of paramount importance. The breathtaking vista from the apartment is the characteristic venetian channel with its small typical Venetian boats: the gondolas. The apartment consists of a roomy living room with kitchen and davenport, a double bedroom, a room for closets and a restroom. Elegance and essentiality are the main characteristics of the apartment that will enable you to spend a wonderful relaxing vacation in Venice. The apartment is equipped with TV; radio, DVD player, Mp3, iPod, iPhone, washing machine and dryer, combined oven, air conditioning, heating system, toaster, espresso coffee machine, electric squeezer, hairdryer and any other accessory you may need.
The apartment is located in the heart of Castello, the Venetian Sestriere that is considered the most colorful. This area, full of taste of the past, with stores and bars where Venetians hang around and the liveliness of campo Bandiera and Moro, will lead you into the real Venetian life. From here you can visit the Bienalle Gardens, the Arsenale, San Giorgio degli Schiavoni and the Chiesa della Pietà , the chiesa di San Zaccaria and San Francesco della Vigna. In 10 minutes you can walk to the Bridge of Whispers, St. Mark's Square with its majestic Basilica and the historical Doge's Palace. In 20 minutes you can reach the Rialto Bridge and its famous fish market, the Grand Canal and the Chiesa dei Frari. After passing the whole day in the calles, around museums and stores, we suggest you to go back to the apartment through Riva degli Schiavoni, in order to admire the Venetian Laguna during sunset. Close by you find the direct ferry connection to: St. Mark's Square, Marco Polo Airport, piazzale Roma, Santa Lucia train station. The closest ferry stop is: Arsenale.
Curiosity: around 1930 and for more or less 50 years, the building host an ancient "osteria" "alla rivetta" where "ombre" (wine glasses) and "cicchetti" (various appetizers) were served. In more recent years there was a small restaurant where mostly venetians went.
- ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE:
Unless otherwise stated in the individual descriptions of the properties, the arrival/departure times are as follows:
Arrival: between 3 PM and 8 PM.
Departure: between 9 AM and 10.30 AM.
Arrival from 8 PM to 11 PM: 20 euros.
Arrival from 11 PM to midnight: 40 euros.
Arrival from Midnight to 3 PM: during this time period, we do not allow guests to check in.
(Luggage deposit can be found at train station at a fee - so please check directly with the relevant locations what the arrangements are).
- TOURIST TAX:
From the 24th of August 2011, all visitors who stay in an accommodation facility within the territory of the Municipality of Venice have to pay the “Tourist tax”.
The overnight tax varies from € 0.75 in low season to € 2.00 in high season. It is due only for the first 5 days.
Kids under 10 years of age do not pay. Youngers from 10 to 16 years of age have a 50% reduction.
The collected funds will help the City improve the quality of the tourist services (services, museums, events...) and finance works aimed at maintaining, using and salvaging the city’s cultural and architectural heritage.
Extras that can be ordered upon request and prior to or during arrival (but please give us as much notice as possible):
A baby cot: €10
During your stay, you can require an extra cleaning: from €50 to €70
Private parking upon request: €18 per day