We traveled with friends and this was our first time to stay in a VRBO apartment. When we first arrived in Venice, we had a difficult time getting hold of Furio in order to get into the apartment which made us nervous. The phone number he had originally given us was no longer working. Luckily we found an email that we had received the day before we left that gave us his new number. Furio's wife came and let us in. We never met Furio. The place is tricky to find, but if you find the Teatro Fenice then you are close! The location of the apartment is wonderful! It is very centrally located and we found great places to eat nearby. It was a very comfortable apartment with windows that opened up to the canal where gondolas and their singing gondoliers passed below. The kitchen and eating area were nice and intermittent internet access was available. There was a TV and good air conditioning. The shower was fair with a funky shower curtain. No soap or shampoo provided. Washing machine worked well. It was a great place to stay if traveling with family or another couple. we had a wonderful stay!
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > San Marco
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette
Ranked #57 of 172 Specialty Lodging in Venice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Large 2 bed apartment in the centre of Venice ItalyThis makes of this apartment a desirable place for a relaxing holiday, in the heart of the enchanting city of Venice. Positioned near the small “campiello” towards the entrance of the famous theatre of the artists from which the name originates, the apartment is on the first floor (about 20 steps up) In a Venetian house, easily recognizable for the “patera” an artistic decoration which for centuries has ornamented the house. The apartment is approximately 90 square metres and is very light; it has 10 windows, 6 of which are original stained glass original from the 18th Century. Recently refurbished (January 2008) it has central heating , air conditioning in both bedrooms and in the dining/living room. Tucked away in a quiet corner of Venice, only a short distance from Saint Mark's Square, the apartment offers the enchantment of a gondola-filled canal.Accommodation Summary :Both bedrooms are large and quiet. The large bedroom has views onto the canal from two small balconies where you can sit looking at the passing boats and gondolas maybe drinking a nice glass of prosecco. The second room, very large, has three windows and balcony, looks onto a small private garden, which was the studio of a famous Venetian painter. ... more less
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