"Spent several great days with two girlfriends at the end of the Venetian Carnival in this lovely apartment. The real Casa dei Greci apartment was even better than the listing description, with a big kitchen full of modern appliances, utensils, and all that is needed for a getaway (including unlimited supply of scrumptious coffee, and a bottle of prosecco waiting for guests in the fridge!!) There are two bedrooms, one with a good king size bed, the second with a sofa and with ensuite bathroom. Everything is spotlessly clean, new, nicely decorated... The only thing we missed (a bit) was a normal living room to take a rest after a long day ramblings across wonderful Venice. The kitchen though has comfortable chairs and a big dining table. Bed-linens, and towels, and bathrobes (yes, there are even bathrobes!!) are very good. The location is unrivalled, 10 minutes from San Marco square, five minutes from S. Zaccharia vaporetto stop, but in a very quiet side street, so it is comfortable to sleep with open windows, even in the hustle of carnival!
The host - Isabella - is very friendly, sociable and helpful! She arranged our transfer from the airport and met us at the dock in heavy rain and wind, and she took care of everything we asked for during our stay. We felt almost at home. Isabella also runs a great restaurant behind the corner - Oliva Nera. It is really good, we had dinner there twice and both meals were just yummy! The selection of wines is also very good, ask Isabella what goes well with your dishes!
I definitely recommend this great apartment to everybody travelling to Venice! Isabella, we miss you already, and we hope to come back soon!"
Guest: Olga K.
Date of Stay: March 2014
Review Submitted: March 13, 2014