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IQs Charming House

#34 of 383 Hotels in Venice
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Castello, 4425, 30122 Venice, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This property was fabulous for our family stay in Venice. Great location, friendly staff and clean comfortable rooms. We loved watching all the passing gondola traffic and it was just a 5 min walk to San Marco.

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to Charming house, our stay in Venice was prefect. The service was excellent, the place was very clean, nice, spacious and comfortable. They always made sure we had what we needed, they even went grocery shopping for us. It was perfect and is highly recommended. It was far enough away from everything to get our romantic quiet space... More 

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Dear Mr&Mrs Sherer, a wonderful description you made of Charming house IQS! Thank you very much for expressing your full satisfaction about our suites, staff and service. We are looking forward to see and delight you again with our care! Warm regards, Chiara B More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very comfortable and well located hotel, that is just removed enough from the hectic San Marco square, but close enough to have everything in close walking distance. The staff were extremely nice and helpful, and were more than happy to help line of dining reservations at good places.

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Daer Guest, thank you very much for your beautiful words!! You are too generous with us! We are very happy to have met you and we are very happy that you have so good stay here in Charming house IQS! We hope you come back to find us very soon! Warm greetings! Chiara B More 

Düsseldorf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosey, helpful, charming, family friendly and just the perfect place to stay in Venice whatever we needed the staff at IQs made sure it happened! We wanted to maximise our stay in Venice so from arrival to our water directly to the hotel and being greeted by the owner and giving us tips on how to spend the next few... More 

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Dear Haneen and your nice family, thank you very much for the nice words you spent for us! We are very glad you spent a fabulous stay here in Charming house IQS! We love our guests feel at easy in every way right from the moment they come in touch with us. We wish you would repeat the experience again.... More 

San Diego, California
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures and reviews were so enticing, and we were really looking forward to our stay. Everything about this place looked and sounded great, and the folks that we emailed were really helpful and nice. But sometimes, lots of little "issues" nag at you like a burr under a saddle, and this was the case for us. Most of our... More 

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Abbots Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb location and a real hidden jewel. Off the main tourist trail and peaceful. Staff were only too ready to help with any of our needs, and our suite was clean and of adequate size. Treat yourself and make sure you arrive by private water taxi!

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Dear Jan, we would like to thank you for sharing with us your opinion and your experience in Charming house Iqs, and we are satisfied to Know that you spent a great time . We will pass your positive comments to all our staff. Your positive impression is truly motivating and encourage us in enhancing our efforts to provide an... More 

Montecito, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

When the water taxi skimmed along the bustling Grand Canal and turned up one of the many pituresque smaller canals then eased to a gentle stop in the private lobby of the IQs Charming House we kneww we were in for a special holiday. This is truly a special place. Small, only three apartments, backing on to a quiet square,... More 

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Dear Stuart, we are very glad you spent a fabulous stay with us! We love our guests feel at easy in every way right from the moment they come in touch with us. Our main purpose to take care of them and satisfy their wish. We wish you would repeat the experience again. Whenever you decide to do it you... More 

Bath, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Our first time to Venice and I had very high expectations! IQs exceeded them! Arriving by water taxi right up to the IQs private jetty and stepping from boat directly into the little hotel reception was extremely cool! IQs offers just 3 wonderful apartments in an amazing location - just 5 mins to San Marco yet in a tranquil setting... More 

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Thank you very much for this amazing review!. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and found our location and our service to be so great for visiting Venice. We are looking forward to your next visit to Charming house IQS . Kind Regards, Chiara B More 

Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We really enjoyed our 3-night stay at Charming House iQs. All of Venice is charming but this hotel really lives up to its name. Actually, it's less of a hotel and more like staying in an elegant one bedroom apartment in a beautiful traditional Venetian building. The location is central but in a very quiet and uncrowded neighborhood. Our arrival... More 

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your thorough and lovely review of Charming house IQS. We are delighted that you had a perfect stay with us ,found our staff helpful and loved our location. We take great pride on our attentive service and strive to create a luxurious haven for all of our guests to ensure they have a truly unforgettable... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My husband, son and myself visited Venice for a milestone birthday celebration. We chose IQ's for it's spacious apartment and central location. We arrived by water taxi to the front door which was a fabulous experience and from then on the trip got better and better. The apartment was beautifully designed and very clean, it had everything you could want... More 

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CharmingHouseiQs, Proprietario at IQs Charming House, responded to this review

Dear Mr Cambell , Mrs Cambell and Jake, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with others travellers! You pointed out so many things you appreciated while staying with us! Thank you!!! We are very glad to have hosted you during your Holiday in Venice! We're Always happy to meet you here and offer you our service, help and... More 

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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