Ref. 17189 - Elegant and tasteful, this apartment is located in the Sestiere di Castello close to the Giardini stop. The area is well-known for the prestigious Venice Biennale art festival, as well for its typically Venetian landscape of quiet alleys full of traditional restaurants. The 50m2 property is found on the ground floor of a historic building.
The recently refurbished duplex apartment features a modern design and is equipped to accommodate up to 5 people, making it perfect for groups of friends or families looking for contemporary and charming accommodation in heart of the historic Venice. On the ground floor you will find the living area and the kitchen that is equipped with everything you will need during your stay, including a dishwasher, a microwave and a kettle. You will be able to either prepare your favourite meals or experiment with local produce. The living room is equipped with a single sofa-bed and a television with satellite channels. The apartment also features a free Wi-Fi internet connection to allow you to keep up to date with your emails. Also on the ground floor is the bathroom that contains a box shower.
The sleeping area is located on the upper floor and consists of two spacious bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds that can be joined if necessary. Both bedrooms are also equipped with air conditioning to ensure you can relax in comfort after a long day of sightseeing.
To reach the apartment from the train station or from Piazzale Roma, you need to take the vaporetto to the Giardini stop.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Marco Polo Airport 8.35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Check-in between 14:00 and 20:00. Late check-in between 20:00 and 23:30 available for a supplement of €20, whilst after 23:30 the charge increases to €40.
Check-out by 11:00.
Cot available on request for a supplement of €10 per day.
The availability of the above mentioned equipment must be confirmed directly with the owner prior to the arrival date, otherwise it cannot be guaranteed.
A tourism tax of 0.5 - 3 € per person, per night is applicable for the first 5 nights of the reservation. The amount varies depending on the season. Children under the age of 10 are exempt from this payment. Children between 10-16 years pay just 50%. The property owner will take responsibility for both the collection and payment of this tax.
In Short: small neighbourhood, narrow side streets, picturesque.
Highlights: San Zaccaria church, Venice Public Gardens, Garibaldi Street.
Getting around: Ferry line 1 - tourist destination along the Canal Grande, line 41 to Murano.
Why stay: authentic local atmosphere, commercial area with bars, shops and restaurants.
Description: Castello is the largest district in Venice and is located in the east of the city. It is the only neighborhood that does not overlook the Grand Canal. It is named after from the castle that was formerly located on the island of San Pietro di Castello dating back to the first part of the Middle Ages.
The San Zaccaria church, of important historical relevance, can be traced back to the IX century. A Benedictine Convent was later added to the original building, and accommodated the daughters of some of the best families in Venice. There are a multitude of stories about the particularly uncommon life led by the nuns in the convent with parties and entertainment that also attracted young masked gentlemen. The church is the burial site of many Dogi (the chief magistrate and leader of the Ancient Republic of Venice).
The city arsenal was of great strategic importance for the city: it was a great complex that housed the ship building yards. One of the most important buildings in the city is the Basilica de San Pietro e Paolo, one of Venices largest Basilicas, of Italian gothic style, that is home to various monuments and paintings well worth visiting.
A pleasant stroll around the Venice Public Gardens is also well recommended; built by Napoleon I, they offer beautiful tree-lined avenues and various XIX rococo statues, as well as a play area including swings and slides. Every other year the parks host a large, impressive modern art festival the Biennale that is held during the summer months.