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Beautifully Restored Apartment between San Marco and Giardini Biennale

Bedrooms 2
Space 110 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This central location in the Garden District has everything: historical sites, the beach, St. Elena park, wonderful little 'bacari' (cafes)and local markets. It is minutes from the site of the Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition, a world class contemporary fair held every odd year from May-Nov. The St. Elena gardens, are three or four minutes away. Famous St. Mark's Square is a 10-15 minute walk enjoying the Lagoon, St. George's Island and beautiful palaces along the way. One of the benefits of this location is that it is an authentic Venetian neighborhood, not full of tourists, but is still very near all of the important cultural destinations. The apartment is also only 2 vaporetti stops from Lido island, which is Venice's beach.

The charming first-floor walkup has been completely renovated and is composed of a living/dining room combination, kitchen, two bedrooms (one with a queen bed and one with twin beds) and two baths.

For only 2 guests, is allowed the use of only one bedroom and only one bathroom; otherwise, if you need to use both bedrooms and both bathrooms the price for one night is like for 4 guests.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018


Castello Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed, or 2 single beds
    Convertible bed(s) - double sofa-bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beautifully Restored Apartment between San Marco and Giardini Biennale
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 15 reviews

Excellent stay in Venice

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Venice and we were very happy with our apartment selection. The apartment is so close to everything, San Marco, water buses, and restaurants. There is supermarket located about 50 yards away which we visited often to pick up bottles of water and other food items to munch on at the apartment. The beds are queen size and very comfortable. The apartment is located right next to a small charming park. Walk thru it and you are at a water bus stop in about 5 minutes or less. The only time we needed to take a water bus (don't take a water TAXI..too expensive) was from the airport, to the train station, and to Murano. We enjoyed the water bus because the trip is so relaxing and scenic. Once in Venice no need to take a water bus or taxi, just walk around and enjoy getting lost once in a while. We never felt unsafe, even at night. Our host Francesca answered all our questions prior to our departure from the US and was always available to assist us with other questions we had, from our arrival in Venice until our departure. We would stay there again. Thanks for everything Francesa

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disappointed with Property.

  • 2 of 5

We originally tried to book this property but was told that it was no longer available but they had a comparable property and would send pictures. We never received pictures after asking for them 2x but presumed (big mistake !) that it would be AS nice as the one listed. When we got to the property there was only 1 bedroom instead of 2. They had 2 cots in the dining room for the other bedroom. It was also not furnished nearly as nice as the one listed in VRBO. We left after one night and found a lovely hotel in the City. This is the first time we have been burned by VRBO and we will be more careful in the future. Note to self, always see pictures!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The VRBO site didn't submitted to my email this wrong review, otherwise I would write to you immediately, and I would have prohibited the publication of so many lies!!!!!!! Our first contact was been in Jun 17 for this property FOR ONLY 2 PEOPLE, and I answered, on Jun 8, with the new proposal and WITH PICTURES and WITH A PRECISE DESCRIPTION BECAUSE THE NEW APARTMENT WAS SMALLER THAN THIS THAT YOU SAW ON THE WEB SITE!!!!! On Jun 23, you wrote that you didn't received the pictures of the new apartment. In the same day, I sent again the pictures, and after 1 hour, you wrote me that you wanted make the reservation, without tell me that you didn't see the pictures, so for me, it was clear that you had seen and had read my email. It's your fault if you didn't read the new description!!! On Jun 23, I sent to you the document for book the new apartment, and you replied me on Jun 29 (!!!!!), talking to me that you would have been in 4 people and not only in 2 persons, as you wrote in the first time. Finally, when you arrived in the apartment you have not told me anything about your disappointment. It's the first time that it happens to me something like that, and I hope that it will be the last one!!!
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Good apartment in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice apartment, which is located just a short walk (around 15 minutes) from Piazza San Marco along the waterfront.

I would say it is better than the photos perhaps give the impression. The vast majority of the apartment is very modern and it has all that you need for a comfortable stay. Two bedrooms, one main bathroom and a small ensuite in the second bedroom. The property was spotlessly clean and in good condition.

The location on Via Garibaldi is great - it is a slightly less touristy area than a lot of the rest of Venice, so it is easy to escape the crowds.There is a supermarket, bars and restaurants within two minutes of the front door. A waterbus stop is just 5 - 10 minutes away through the park which is very convenient - alternatively, if you want to visit some of the other islands to the north, you can walk to another waterbus stop within 15 minutes. It's therefore very easy to explore the city from this location.

It would be hard to find any negative points, other than the fact that the kitchen is perhaps a little small but there's just about enough space to prepare food.

The property manager was very helpful and easy to deal with.

Overall, very impressed with this apartment and would recommend it to anyone visiting Venice.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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EXcellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids) stayed here for 4 nights in August 2014. We loved this apartment: it was exactly as advertised. We liked that it was sufficiently far from the centre to have a more local feel, but only 15 minutes walk from San Marco. The apartment is furnished comfortably like a home and had everything we needed. Restaurants, bakeries and stores were close by. Francesca was prompt and helpful. We would certainly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a Find!!

  • 5 of 5

I have been going to Italy for the past 18 years and found this unit the best I ever rented!! The location (living with local people), the apartment and all the things in it. There was even food in the drawer so for the first night there dead tired I didn't need to eat out. Thank you, everything was as stated. Would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved It

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect location - a vibrant, active street during the day but not noisy at night - so close to everything and in a such a beautiful area - the apartment was perfect for the four of us and was the perfect ending for our stay in Italy.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Lido di Venezia

The apartment is very near the Giardini vaporetto stop.




Additional information about rental rates

The follows costs must be paid at the moment of the check-in in cash:
- 10% of agency fees on the total rent cost
- The cost for cleaning and change of bed linen and towels, is € 50,00. It will be € 60,00 from the fifth guest.
- The cost of the check-in is € 40,00.

We will issue you a regular receipt.

Arrivals after 8:00 p.m. cost € 40,00 additional euro; arrivals after 11:00 p.m. € 50,00 additional euro.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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