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Zattere Luxury Terraces Apartment with 4 Large Terraces.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6) magnificent view

Only 10 minutes from St. Mark's Square but far away from the tourists.

Located in one of the best District of Venice, Dorsoduro, directly accessible from Zattere quay, on the sunny side of the Giudecca Canal: Definitely, an excellent solution for a memorable stay in Venice.

This 130sqm luxury apartment, is located on the third - fourth floor, accessible by elevator, of the “Casa alle Zattere”. Famous Milanese architect Ignazio Gardella, designed in the late 50s, the building: a rare example of successful acclimatization of modern architecture in the historic heart of the city. It has been defined from the well-known art historian Giulio Carlo Argan 'The Ca' d'Oro of the modern architecture, a masterpiece of stylistic virtuosity'.

Concierge service 10 hours a day.

Views of the Giudecca Canal and the Venetian roofs.

Ordinary and extraordinary maintenance operations ended in 2015.

Suitable for couples, families, adults and children but also for the elderly and disabled. Wheel chair accessible.

Exceptional for location, brightness, view, comfort (elevator at the floor), services, finishes and equipment. Definitely an excellent solution for a memorable stay in Venice.

30 meters from the water bus stop Zattere Spirito Santo, next to the Church of the Holy Spirit, easily accessible by public transport and water taxis.

Very bright, quiet, spacious balconies, breath-taking views and fabulous south-facing terraces on the Giudecca Canal, in a perfect position for enjoying the exiting and colourful Redentore (Redeemer) fireworks (third Sunday on July).

Discounts up to the length of stay.

Rental fee associated to the number of occupants.

Contact the owner via email for more information.

Some apartment's titles reviews:

Perfect !

Fantastic apartment in great location;

Great place to stay;

Great apartment and location;

Delightful staying on the Zattere.

Guests wrote in the reviews:

'We are travelling Europe for a year and have dealt with many owners. Giorgio is the best'.

'The owner (Giorgio) was extremely helpful, from the first enquiry, right up to the last day of our stay. He was a very gracious host, and went out of his way to help us during our stay'.

'Giorgio was very helpful and attentive and provided a lot of tips with regards to restaurants, transportation and any other questions'

'He is a true Italian gentleman'.

Please, before to contact me check carefully the proposed rates.

It will not be replied to requests:

- for less than three days or for periods that are not available in the published availability calendar.

- not in line with the published rates.

Fully equipped, furnished and air-conditioned.

Mostly marble floors.

3 bedrooms with 3 full bathrooms and 4 terraces.

The terrace beside the kitchen is perfect for dinner up to 6 people.

Large living - dining room with light view on Venetian roofs and Zattere

All beds are equipped with new mattresses, very comfortable. .

Kitchen equipped with all appliances, including washing, dryer and dishwashing machine.

One of the very few apartments available for short rentals in Venice, suitable to host, in luxurious environments and contexts, up to 9 people when rented together with the Waterfront apartment listed VRBO # 393970. Please see VRBO#305549

Strictly no smoking except on the balconies.

Position: Zattere, next to the Church of the Holy Spirit, easily accessible by public transport and water taxis.

Transports: 30 meters from ACTV Lines stop Santo Spirito line 6 (5.1; 5.2 in high season) for Biennale/Giardini (10 minutes), Lido (12 minutes), Zattere (3 minutes) San Basilio (5 minutes) Piazzale Roma (12 minutes), Railway Station (15 minutes).

5 minutes walk from the Salute (3 minutes from San Marco stop), Accademia and Zattere stops: lines 1, 2, N, 5.1, 5.2, 6 (also for Giudecca).

Alilaguna for Marco Polo Airport and Fusina at 5 minutes walk.

No 1 gondola ferries - 2 euros per person - from Calle Traghetto again five minutes from the apartment.

Keywords: Flat, luxury, view, apartment, luxurious, luxury, quiet, safe, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4 terraces, modern, chic, boutique, boutique Venice, Venice, central, Zattere, Dorsoduro, clean, spotless, secure, child, children, no smoking, non smoking, no-smoking, non-smoking

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About The Owner

I was born in Venice about 50 years ago. I have traveled in many countries but I am always happy to return to Venice, in particular to the Zattere area, because I love to live in this marvellous town, surrounded by water. I really miss it when I stay away for long periods. I have many passions: sailing, music, wine and good food. I also love photography: I am not a professional photographer but I have always loved to take pictures since I was a kid. You can have a look to my photo web site (check the URL link to Giorgio Cichellero address).

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1958

Why The Owner chose Dorsoduro

This apartment is my family house since we bought it in 1958. I prepared with great care and love because I have memories of my childhood and in the near future, I will return to live there. Benefit as long as it will still be rentable.

This is the part of Venice that I love even more because although this area is only 10 minutes from Piazza San Marco, which is always full of tourists, Zattere are quieter and always giving different emotions, depending on the day’ time. This area is always full of light, sun, water, colours and joggers. You can see the sunrise early in the morning and the evening sunset. Often, in front of the apartment, behind the Church of the Redeemer, you can observe, and be fascinated, from the rising moon. You can have the best time in Venice on every season of the year. Have a coffee, a delicious ice cream, an aperitif (spritz), an appetizer (cicchetto) or a full meal (from pizza to the top quality fish restaurants in town).

It is also well Just relax walking alongside the Giudecca Canal. You will never forget these emotions You will never forget Zattere.

Possibility to book, in advance, an excellent Venetian cook, with many years of experience. She will accompany you in the morning to the wonderful fish, meat and vegetables market, Rialto, where you can choose together the best ingredients. The lady then will prepare for you excellent meals at home and will rearrange after dinner. Rates depending to the number of guests . Excellent solution which will allow You to eat better than in the resturants, to invent your menu and spend less.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment was prepared with great care and love because one in the near future I will return to live there. Benefit as long as it will still be rentable. If you stay in our apartment, you can have the best time in Venice on every season of the year. Just walk out on the Zattere quay, have a coffee, a glass of wine or a dinner (from pizza to the top quality fish restaurants in town). Do relax walking alongside the Giudecca Canal. 'Sitting in the morning sun. You will be sitting when the evening comes. Watching the ships roll in And I watch 'em roll away again.' You will never forget these emotions. You will never forget Zattere. High-level restaurant overlooking the Giudecca canal, among the most beautiful in Venice. Nearby: Guggenheim Museum, Museum Pinault Punta della Dogana, Accademia Galleries. Well-equipped gym - Technogym - 100 meters from the apartment and last but not least a supermarket. We can organize - with at least 15 days’ notice - for the apartment guests (we speak Italian, English and French): boat excursions to Venice and its Lagoon, market tours, private cooking lessons, short courses and wine tastings. For the tenants of the apartment discounts in well-known restaurants in town and out of Venice. For the evening of the Redentore (Redeemer, third Sunday of July) it's possible - and suggested - to arrange in advance dinner of typical Venetian dishes for the evening For the apartments guests, at discounted prices, are available some seats at La Fenice Theatre in Venice for all the operas and concerts in the program. Please email the owner in advance for information. Extra 10% discount on rates for all repeaters guests. Spend some nights in a place You will never forget.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Magnifique appartement, très pratique, très bien équipé accueil parfait. vue splendide de la master bedroom et du Salon. Restaurants sur l'eau à 2 mn a pieds Nous reviendrons assurément !
May 2015
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Dorsoduro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation policy: see the rental agreement.
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Elevator ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Workshop
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size beds (3) Very confortable large beds (200 x 180) all with new mattress with combed cotton linen (all very new)., Twin or Single Beds (3) Very confortable beds (200 x 90) all with new mattress with combed cotton linen (all very new)., Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Very confortable beds (200 x 160) with new thick spring mattress with combed cotton linen (all very new).
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We can arrange market tours, cooking classes, wine tasting, or special guided tours to discover Venice off of the beaten track.


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Zattere Luxury Terraces Apartment with 4 Large Terraces.
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 57 reviews

An incredible property with a knowledgeable owner.

  • 5 of 5

Five family members spent four days at Georgio's terraces apartment not long ago. While the weather didn't cooperate -- it was cold, wet, and even snowing during our stay -- the apartment made for an excellent place to stay. We later learned that ours was actually one of two apartments that can be connected together in various (and, admittedly, ingenious) ways to adjust the occupancy across both individual units. One could even rent both units and sleep something like nine or more people.

The unit is well-stocked and close to a grocery store. Due to the inclement weather, we ended up cooking more meals in the unit than we originally planned. The kitchen includes newer appliances, including a dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer, and microwave, all of which we used during our stay.

The elevator made getting the luggage up to the third floor quite easy. It also assisted greatly in getting my grandfather to that high floor, as he was having some troubles climbing the stairs.

Above and beyond just the unit itself, we found Georgio's wealth of information and willingness to share an unexpected benefit. Georgio spent over an hour with us when we checked in, going over the unit, explaining the nearby sights that we wouldn't have otherwise known, and talking a bit about the culture and history of the building and area. He was an excellent tour guide, and even stocked the unit with all manner of information, guide books, local suggestions, and other touches that really personalized the experience.

Georgio was also helpful in getting us to the unit, around the city, and to the cruise ship terminal at the end of our stay. He was quite responsive to all our requests, and made himself available via phone or text message for plenty of questions. Much appreciated!

We're happy to say that we'd join Georgio again on our next visit to Venice.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A tremendous apartment in Venice

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect, within walking distance of Piazza San Marco, yet out of the touristy district. There were plenty of restaurants around, easy access to the vaparetto, and a supermarket just down the canal. The accommodations were wonderful; the elevator was key for one in our group who was having back trouble. Giorgio was the best host we've ever encountered, willing to work with us in every aspect of our Venetian experience, from recommending eating places to getting us an extra set of keys, and even printing some personal legal papers and faxing them home. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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You obviously did not inspect this property before offering it.

  • 1 of 5

Description inaccurate and misleading. No terraces. Narrow wooden balconies, no sitting area, with one limited view of secondary canal. Showers DRIPPED water - no flow and NO hot water. Described as wheelchair accessible - yes, there was an elevator, but ALL three bedrooms were only available by climbing up narrow, circular stairs or DOWN a flight of six steps with the bathroom for that bedroom on the main floor. This for a woman in a wheelchair.

Woman who greeted us spoke no English , and limited Italian. Could not offer help before, during or departing apartment. Owner of the property hurriedly instructed use of appliances and directions to local stores and was not present at our leaving.

Planning a trip to Amsterdam and Paris in the Spring. Will not be looking at your website for apartments. Very disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very surprise to receive this review since it is the first negative one I have received in six years I have been renting this apartment. The guests, when I made the check in and in the following days, never complained about anything. I have never received any protests about anything in the days there were in the apartment although I gave my total availability, as always, for any request. The guests affirm that there are not terraces in the apartment whilst, actually, there are 4 of it. They are not wooden terraces, as written, but marble protected with a teak coverage. They also say that the apartment description is not correct whilst, as it is reported in many published reviews, it is confirmed from many renters that the photos and the description are strictly representing the reality. There are 24 pictures in the listings representing the apartment. In the apartment description there is not written that the apartment is facing the Giudecca canal and from the published pictures it appears very clearly that there is a view on the Giudecca Canal, which is not a secondary canal seen that is used by the large cruise ships !!! The guests never complained about the lack of hot water in the bathrooms during their stay. The check in time was agreed as it is reported in the mails at 4.30 pm. The guests arrived, without any notice, around 3.00 pm. I have therefore asked the doorman and cleaning lady to let them enter the apartment and I left immediately my office to reach the apartment in 10 minutes. I explicated all the apartment and things to do in Venice to the guests in around 45 minutes. It is not therefore acceptable that the guests have written in the review something which is not at all corresponding to the real facts. There is the water bus stop at 20 meters from the building entrance and there is the lift at the floor (very infrequent in Venice). One of the guests was using the wheelchair and could walk. It is possible, on request, to arrange a double bed on the main floor with a bathroom on the same level. All the bridges close to the apartment have ramps and there are very few like those in all Venice, which has more than 300 bridges. It is therefore possible to reach from the front door of the building many parts of Venice without having to take even one step ! Other people in wheelchairs have in the past stayed in the apt. and found no particular problems. The apartment and the area are therefore suitable to people having walking difficulties.
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6 stars (5 are not enough)

  • 5 of 5

The tangibles: The location is excellent--20 metres from the vaperretto stop which is one stop away from St. Marks. Easy walk to Accademia and Peggy Guggenheim Museum (for us, the best art in Venice).Many good restaurants nearby. Supermart a 10 minute walk.The facilities and rooms are all first rate.Beds are comfortable and bathrooms fully equipped,; clean and spacious.Kitchen is also fully equipped and everything works well. The kitchen terrace was our favorite spot for relaxing and water traffic watching. WiFi works superbly.

The intangibles: Giorgio, our host, was incredibly helpful and accommodating. We had my wife and our 2 daughters and one of our sons (all adults) and Giorgio helped us through some unfortunate times when my wife fell and broke her leg. He is a complete gentleman and the ideal landlord.

If one is looking for a 3 BR, 3 bath place, I cannot imagine anything to surpass it.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family of 5

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great, location was perfect. The apartment was lovely and full of charm, very spacious for our needs and our teenagers loved the fast internet. Giorgio was always available via email to answer any questions pre arrival or while we were in Venice. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Apartment.

  • 5 of 5

The listing description was quite good but it said that it was suitable for elderly people. This was not quite correct as it was on three floors which could be difficult for some older people. It was good for us as, although I am 83, I can still climb stairs. The position was great as it was right beside the boat stop, which was wonderful for getting off and on. The three day pass was a great advantage,as suggested by Georgio. The property was clean and very beautiful, in an Italian style. Georgio was there to meet us and show us round. He told us about things we shouldn't miss and the whereabouts of the supermarket etc. I would certainly recommend this property to my friends and relatives. We found two great restaurants nearby, La Piscina, which was a short walk along the canal, and Messner, behind the apartment. I would recommend both these restaurants.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Venice Airport Marco Polo
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
La Calcina
Nearest Ferry
30 Metres
Spirito Santo water bus stop
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Lido di Venezia Alberoni
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Santa Lucia Venice Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Ristorante Lineadombra
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Lido di Venezia
Nearest Point of Interest
Water bus stop Spirito Santo
Nearest Point of Interest
Peggy Guggenheim Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
San Mark Square
Nearest Point of Interest
Actv line 1 stop for San Marco
Nearest Point of Interest
Alilaguna Zattere stop
Nearest Point of Interest
Actv Zattere stop
Nearest Point of Interest
Museo Pinault Punta della Dogana
Nearest Point of Interest
Redentore Fireworks platforms
Nearest Point of Interest
Accademia Galleries
Nearest Point of Interest
Redentore Church
Nearest Point of Interest
San Giorgio Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Accademia bridge
Nearest Point of Interest
Salute Church
Nearest Point of Interest
Billa market
Nearest Point of Interest
Anglican Church
Car: not necessary

Dorsoduro district is the perfect location for Art lovers. From the "Gallerie dell'Accademia" with their masterpieces of Venetian paintings up to the 18th century (La Tempesta- Giorgione) to the Modern & Contemporary art with the Guggenheim Museum and the new Punta della Dogana Collection by F. Pinault, Dorsoduro offers a wide choise for the more demanding. Around the museums lots of private Art galleries and art shops. Although central, Dorsoduro, keeps a Venetian atmosphere with its local markets, and small pubs in Santa Margherita.

A must the visit of the "squero" San Trovaso a small gondola boatyard that first opened in the 17th century, followed by a nice glass of wine and a cicchetto at Schiavi. Glimpses of the real Venice beyond the tourist veneer are easier to find than you would expect in this area. Do not miss the visit of some churches: La Salute, San Nicolò dei Mendicoli, Carmini and Gesuati and last but not least San Sebastiano with paintings from Veronese. If you want to have some relax on a sunny day just walk on the Zattere quay, take a gianduiotto or have a nice lunch in one of the many restaurant facing the Canal: this is what Venetians do on a sunny Sunday!

In Venice, as in all the other towns, there are taxis and buses.

The only difference is that they move on the water, not on the ground.

The water taxi is a private boat. It can accommodate till 10-11 people, according to the amount of luggage.

You have to reserve to go from one place to another, at every hour of day and night. It is faster and naturally more expensive than water bus. Rates start from 60 Euros.

The water bus is anyhow quite expensive. The ticket costs 7.50 euros per person. I would suggest You, if You are planning to use water bus whilst You are in Venice, to buy a water bus pass, to avoid queues and save money.

From the Venice airport Marco Polo You can get a water taxi which is much faster and takes You, in around 30 minutes, in front of the building, at the water bus stop Spirito Santo. The rate is 110 euros until 4 people.

You can also get a water bus, Alilaguna boat, which is much slower and takes You, in around 90 minutes, to the water bus stop Alilaguna at Zattere.

From there You have to walk 200 meters to reach the water bus stop Spirito Santo.




Additional information about rental rates

Late check in per hour $24.76
Final cleaning $123.81

Prices according to period-people number: Euro 280-450/night
(3 nights minimum) Euro 1600-2.400/week. All rates are net of fee payments.
Payment accepted: bank wire, credit cards through Pay Pal, cash.
Security Deposit: 500 EUROS Has to be paid cash at the arrival. It will be given back at the end of the stay, after the check out.
Rates reductions for more days stays. 10 % extra discount for previous guests
The reservation is confirmed only after the deposit payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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