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Delicious Studio 3 Minutes Walking from St. Mark's Square

Bedrooms Studio
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This recently renovated apartment is located in the heart of the historic center of Venice, halfway between the Rialto bridge (a six minute walk) and St. Mark’s Square (a three minute walk). It is very calm because it looks on to a private courtyard and it is accessible only through another quiet venetian private yard.

The apartment is a delightful studio on the ground floor.

The sleeping area is divided by an antique armoire from the living area

In the sleeping area you will find a double bed and a chest and in the living area you will find a double sofa bed and a chest of drawers; again there is a table with four chairs, the private bathroom is decorated in fine pink marble from Portugal, complete with a bathtub and a hairdryer, and the kitchenette made in red marble from Verona is equipped with a refrigerator and freezer-cell, a four-burner gas stove, an oven and a microwave.

Even if the apartment is on a ground floor the living area is quite bright thanks to a window and a large French window that both looks on to a private courtyard.

Don't worry about the tipical Venitian hight water because the apartment is located in an raised area.

With the exposed wooden beam ceiling and hardwood/brick flooring this apartment captures the beauty of historical Venice.

Independent heating system; everything renewed on May 2004.

Within a radius of fifty meters (really!) you will find: a supermarket, a fruit and vegetable store, a bakery, a dairy, a butcher, a pizza take-away, a wine shop, an electrical appliance store, an internet café, various restaurants, pizzerias and bars, as well as many different kinds of stores. Moreover, in just five minutes by foot you will find two banks, the postal-office and many others typical places where you can eat wonderful fish or just drink a typical cocktail. With everything just at your doorstep you will think you are in the comforts of your own home. As the apartment is located right in the center of the city near the most beautiful monuments, quite a lively area, you can easily reach every other interesting point in the city in just thirty minutes by foot. In addition, it is situated only six minutes away from the two most important vaporetto (water bus) stops in the city (Rialto and San Zaccaria). However, remember that in Venice it is best to travel by foot or with the Venetians on the vaporetto, because the water taxis are very expensive.

If you arrive from the bus station or the car parks (Piazzale Roma stop), or from the train station of Venice “Santa Lucia” (Ferrovia stop), take the vaporetto number 2 (which costs 6,50 Euro per person) for about fifteen minutes until you reach the Rialto stop. Then it is just six minutes by foot to reach the apartment. You can also take a water taxi which costs about 50-60 Euro per trip.

If you arrive from the airport, take the bus to Venice (a twenty minute ride). Once you arrive in Piazzale Roma, take the vaporetto number 2 as mentioned above. You can also take a water taxi direct from the airport which costs about 80-90 Euro per trip.

If you arrive by car you must leave it in the car park. In Venice it costs between 24 to 30 Euro per day (if there is space). In Mestre it costs 8 Euro per day at the car park in front of the train station; then you just take the train to “Venezia Santa Lucia” (which costs 1,50 Euro) and take the vaporetto number 2 as mentioned above.

If you are already in Venice you can easily reach the apartment by foot.

Our apartment is listed on the official Accomodation list of the City of Venice (let's see the link below).

Keywords: Apartments, flat, flats, home, studio, mansard

More Details

Francesco and Nina
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian, slovene
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Francesco and Nina

I was born in Venice, and I spent all of my life here, in the historical center of this amazing city.

With my beautiful wife Nina we'll make all our best to make you feel comfortable.

We rent few apartments of our family with great passion, offering and expecting the utmost seriousness.

We rent these apartments from many years also on other very known sites with great satisfaction of our guests, and we are in the official accommodation guide of the city of Venice.

We live few minutes from the apartments, so we can help you easly for any kind of trouble.

If you want to spend some relaxing days here, in the real center of the city, in a calm and quite place, we're expecting you!

Greetings from Venice,

Francesco and Nina.

P.S. Our foto was taken in St.Mark's Square the 31th October 2012, during an high water event.

Francesco and Nina purchased this apartment in 1950

Why Francesco and Nina chose Castello

My Grandfather bought it a lot of years ago because Venice is Venice... !

What makes this apartment unique

You will feel at home... Venice is a little big city, you'll find anything you need in few minutes walking.


Castello Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) 63x75 inches (i.e. 160x190 cm), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 63x75 inches (i.e. 160x190 cm)
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Delicious Studio 3 Minutes Walking from St. Mark's Square
average rating of 4.625 based on 24 reviews

Best feature is location, great location!

  • 3 of 5

Everything was wonderful. Had a large tub which is a rarity. Convenient to San Marco and Rialto. Lots of eateries around. Shops, shops, shops. Pillows not great, upstairs neighbor noisy til midnight or later.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location. The apartment was all we needed for what little time we were in it.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was exactly want we expected based on the photos shown. The kitchen was tiny but functional, but why cook with so many places to eat. The only negative, though minor, the apartment needed brighter lighting.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place at the heart of Venice

  • 4 of 5

First off I have to say the directions provided for this apartment were amazing. I had to travel there to meet my wife ( who made it there hours before me) at midnight and I was able to easily make my way there following the directions. It's a nice little place with a great location you can walk just about anywhere you would need to go. You can get groceries around the corner and there are many stores and restaurants around. You are a few minutes walk from st marks basilica if you wish to visit that. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location in the heart of Venice

  • 5 of 5

This place is exactly as advertised It is well equipped and located in a quiet courtyard. The instructions for getting there are excellent, and Francesco is an excellent host who shared a lot of practical and useful information with us about Venice and getting around. We really enjoyed our stay and recommend it highly

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal position

  • 4 of 5

This small studio apartment is perfectly placed for easy access to Piazza San Marco. Nina and Francesco's notes on how to get to the apartment are exemplary. There are only two bridges to cross if you arrive at Rialto and the walk is otherwise easy. Everything you need is in the flat and even coffee was provided for us to make a welcoming drink. Nina was there to greet us and she gave us some restaurant recommendations


  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Parfaite location au coeur de Venise

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans cet appartement, entièrement équipé, bien conçu, et très cosy pour une famille avec deux enfants. La literie est de bonne qualité et le wifi fonctionne parfaitement. L'emplacement est idéal pour profiter pleinement de Venise, à quelques rues de la Place Saint Marc et du vaporeto. Nos hôtes, Mr et Mme BRAMANTE ont été charmants et nous ont fourni toutes les informations dont nous avions besoin. Nous avons même eu la chance de pouvoir profiter de l'appartement jusqu'en fin d'après midi le dernier jour, ce qui nous a donné l'impression d'avoir un jour supplémentaire de vacances! Nous recommandons vivement cet appartement.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Venice Marco Polo (VCE)
Nearest Barpub
Same street of the apartment, open up to midnight
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Venice Tronchetto 'Isola Nuova'
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Venice Golf Club 'Circolo Golf Venezia'
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Venice Santa Lucia main train station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
A57 Mestre
Nearest Restaurant
Same street of the apartment, open up to midnight
Nearest Ski
95 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lido of Venice
Nearest Point of Interest
Rialto Bridge
Nearest Point of Interest
St.Mark's Square
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Standard Cleaning Fee $49.22
Refundable damage deposit $246.12

Few days before your arrival the rest of the total amount will be charged to your credit card, and a
guarantee deposit of 200 Euro for any kind of damage will be pre charged.
Also, when you will arrive you will pay the turistic tax in cash: at this moment it's of 1,50 euro per day per person for the first 5 days, but it can be modified by the autorities at the date of your arrival.

Owner'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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