The apartment is roomy and stylish, and situated in a delightful area of narrow lanes, bridges and canals, yet within easy reach of major churches, museums and the necessary shops.
Two minor caveats. The advertised 'view' from the window is deceitful. The canal does not come that close. Was the photo taken during a flood? Or has the canal very recently been partly filled in? Despite the promise, there was no safe in the room. Or if there was it was well hidden.
The only major drawback was the promised meeting with the agent on arrival. When I booked I was told to ring a certain number after we landed at Marco Polo, and that the agent would then be waiting to meet us at San Stae vaporetto stop. I was always afraid that this number was incorrect, and before we left home I twice emailed to question its accuracy. I was assured that the given number was correct. However when I rang repeatedly from the airport I was told that the number was incorrect. We made our way to San Stae... more