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Ca' Venexiana, quiet 2 bedroom with private canalside courtyard ~ no extra fees

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Splendid retreat with canal views ~ ALL INCLUSIVE no hidden costs or stay taxes!

When you travel, do you seek a place simply to sleep...or do you long for a place that takes you away, where you can truly live your holiday? Lovingly maintained and beautifully adorned, Ca' Venexiana is no impersonal hotel or sparse apartment with bare rooms and furnishings of little character. Ca' Venexiana is a treasure box in this treasured city, a place to savor the delights of Venice and daydream away the outside world, offering an unforgettable setting in which to experience the magic of La Serenissima.

"We rented an apartment (Ca’ Venexiana) surrounded on two sides by the coolest corner lot you can imagine…in Venice’s Dorsoduro district, a quiet area of the city we came to love. It wasn’t uncommon to be enjoying a glass of wine in the kitchen while a gondolier rode right past the window. A truly magical spot."

Just imagine yourself amidst picturesque canals and charming campielli in the popular sestriere of Dorsoduro, a picture perfect place nestled away from the tourist crowds and yet a short stroll away from the major sites and attractions (less than 10 minute's walk to Accademia!) An ideal location in the city's historic centre. At Ca' Venexiana, we are completely enclosed, away from the noise of the city's foot traffic on the calles and bordered on two sides by quiet canals. All of our windows face onto water to ensure your utmost privacy; there will be no passing tour groups peering in your windows. Our garden courtyard is completely private (for our guests' use only) and opens onto a lovely canal for pleasant viewing of the passing gondolas. Any traffic on our canals is restricted to gondolas and local small boats, sheltering us from the noise of the daily delivery barges or trash boats. Ca' Venexiana is a true hidden paradise.

Maintained to a high standard and filled with personal touches both inside and out, we believe you will find everything you could want for a comfortable stay. Inside you will find a splendid retreat - sumptuously decorated - where you can truly live "la vita di Venezia," an experience no hotel can offer. Within minutes of our doorstep, you will find the popular and enjoyable Campo San Margherita, Campo San Barnaba, and the Zattere, all perfect and unique spots for basking in the Venetian atmosphere.

The owner of this property takes great pride and makes every effort to share the secrets of the city with her guests, seeking to make each guest's stay a personal and fulfilling experience. Our guests are greeted personally and given all the benefit of a local's perspective, their knowledge and love for this unique place we call home. Many of our guests have become our personal friends with whom we keep in touch and share our love of this wonderful city.

There are no hidden fees! Housekeeping, Venetian tourist "stay" taxes, utilities are all included - you will not be asked to pay these separately as many other properties do. You can begin your adventure as soon as you arrive...

At Ca' Venexiana you will also find the 'little things' most easily overlooked when traveling­ - electrical adapters, umbrellas, a library of books, guidebooks and maps, and rainboots for rainy days. There is a flat-screen computer for our guests' use, a vast selection of DVDs, as well as complimentary Netflix for evenings in. We keep a selection of excellent cookbooks on hand, as well as seasonal herbs growing on our canalside courtyard. You can even enjoy a lemon from our lemon tree when in bloom! We strongly suggest visiting the local markets (daily fish, fruit and vegetable markets are located within two minutes of our door.) Our chef-inspired, fully-equipped kitchen has every modern convenience, ready for you to try your hand at some authentic Italian dishes.

Ca' Venexiana is not a hotel, house, or villa ~ we are a private apartment that offers a unique, self-catering accommodation experience for your holiday / vacation / getaway. You will not simply see Venice, but you will live it! We look forward to sharing our home, our neighborhood, and our beautiful city...with you.

Questions? We strongly suggest you also visit the Ca' Venexiana website for full property details, to read our various booking and pricing options, and to communicate with the property owner directly (just search for us on Google or direct your browser to cavenexiana dot com)

The property also has its own boat mooring (9 m.)

NORTHEAST ITALY/VENETO REGION: Venice, the queen of the Adriatic, has been attracting visitors for centuries for good reason. Museums, artwork, history, churches, hospitality, cuisine...Piazza San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs, Rialto, palazzos on the Grand Canal...she is a treasure map waiting to be explored. From Venice, you can easily venture outward to her neighboring islands (Lido, Murano, Burano, Torchello...) and the northeastern mainland of Italy which offers such jewels as Padova, Vicenza, and Verona. Ferry service is available for neighbouring Croatia and the Istrian coast.

Ca' Venexiana is located in sestiere Dorsoduro, long preferred by artists and writers the likes of Hemingway, Proust, and Dickens ~ loved for its peace, beauty, and scenes of inspiration. Amenities are all very close by. A fine selection of open-air markets and groceries can be found moments from our doorstep, while numerous restaurants, bars, and cafes (as well as the best gelaterias in Venice) are ready to welcome you.

ARRIVING IN VENICE: by airplane into Venice Marco Polo or Treviso airports. From there, you can use a bus, water boat, or even a land taxi to reach the apartment. Very convenient! By train, you arrive into Venezia Santa Lucia station. Arrival by car or bus terminates at Piazzale Roma - both are a 15 minute walk to the apartment. Or, you can take the vaporetto (water bus) from Piazzale Roma or Ferrovia to either the San Basilio or Ca' Rezzonico stops. Both stops are within 5 minutes walk of Ca' Venexiana.

VENICE THOUGHOUT THE YEAR: Venice through the seasons...

The city of Venice offers a year-round season of events that are sure to intrigue and please you. These are some (but certainly not all!) of the events going on in Venice during the coming year...

January / Capodanno

February / Carnevale

March / Venice International Boat Show

April / Pasqua (Easter)

May / Festa della Sensa

May / Vogalonga

July / Festa del Redentore

August-September / Venice Film Festival

September / Regata Storica

October / Venice Marathon

November / Festa della Madonna della Salute

December / Natale

Prices shown are for occupancy of 1-2 guests.

•For additional guests, please add €10 per night per guest.

Upon your arrival in Venice, our representative will meet you and direct you personally to our flat. They will show you in and answer any questions you might have about Ca' Venexiana and the city of Venice.

Prices include:

•City of Venice 'tourist' tax

•Meet & Greet upon arrival into Venice

•Final cleaning (with weekly cleaning/linen change for stays longer than one week)

•Bed and bath linens

•All utilities (electric, gas, water, trash and unlimited internet usage)

Stays of longer than two weeks will be provided at a discounted rate.

Please note: should you find your preferred dates booked, or if you are traveling with another party and wish to be located near to one another, we do recommend several neighboring properties. Please inquire.

Rates are subject to change without notice

Our rates are quoted in the euro, however we offer you the unique option of paying for your stay in a variety of currencies; by bank transfer, you have the option of paying in either the euro, pound sterling or U.S. dollar (subject to the current currency exchange), other currencies can be paid through Pay Pal. Bank check/cheque also possible. Ask the property owner for details (just search for us on Google or direct your browser to cavenexiana dot com)

More Details

Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Jackie

Want to know more? I'd love to chat with you. To get the most personalized experience during your stay, please contact me directly through the Ca' Venexiana website - - (or just search for us on Google!) I am happy to make suggestions, answer any questions, help with booking tickets and transportation.

Jackie purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Jackie chose Dorsoduro

The moment I saw the apartment that would become Ca' Venexiana, I fell in love with the private courtyard that opens onto a quiet canal, where gondolas glide by all day. Very peaceful! Every window has a canal view and the apartment is utterly private and safe.

What makes this apartment unique

Because we are sited on the crossing of two quiet canals, there is never the intrusion of foot traffic passing by the windows. I have filled my Venetian home with everything to make our guests' stay as authentic and comfortable as possible, and I am always available to answer questions and give advice.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved Ca'Venexiana and thought it was the perfect location! We wanted something away from the crowds, yet convenient and comfortable. Your home is lovely! The way you've decorated it and the fact that it doesn't want for anything makes it a wonderful home away from home.

Congratulations on your perfect jewel in Venice!
Jun 2011
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Dorsoduro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • All bookings require a signed and accepted booking contract
  • €25 administration fee applies to all cancellations
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , large walk-in power shower
  • Our luxury bathroom is tiled in Italian porcelain with a large, walk-in power shower. A heated towel bar and hair dryer are provided. All bath linen is provided with your booking. Iron/ironing board, and laundry drying rack provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Bed measures 200x180 cm - matrimoniale
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Beds measure 90x200 cm - singolo
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , opens to X-large double bed w/full mattress (190x190 cm)
  • Bedrooms are finely appointed with superior quality bedding and mattresses with memory foam, plush linens with plenty of extra pillows and blankets. The master bedroom offers a romantic retreat with an antique style cherrywood bed, draped in shades of gold and burgundy. We also have an infant's portable cot/crib, as well as a toddler-sized camp bed (ages 2-6), and an inflatable Aerobed for our younger guests. The second bedroom is draped in shades of blue with two comfortable single beds. Both bedrooms offer wonderful canal views and mosquito screens in the summer.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Ca' Venexiana is comprised of a living room, a full kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms and quiet courtyard. It is set on the ground floor with no worry of acqua alta (high water) as entry is accessed by way of a small set of stairs, keeping our flat 1+ meter above ground level. Filled with washes of natural light & views that are simply charming. Among our many amenities, you'll find TV(w/Netflix), DVD, video games, stereo (iPod connection), unlimited wi-fi/broadband internet access with our computer (or yours), and a library of interesting books, music, movies. At Ca' Venexiana you will find the 'little things' most easily forgotten about when traveling—electrical adapters, umbrellas. Our kitchen is fully-equipped; we strongly suggest visiting the local markets and trying your hand at some Italian dishes (we have a selection of cookbooks on hand). Enjoy your meal outside on our wonderful secluded courtyard, giving a wave to a passing gondolier while churchbells echo in the distance.


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Ca' Venexiana, quiet 2 bedroom with private canalside courtyard ~ no extra fees
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 35 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Felt at home. I even cooked a full meal. Jackie's representative spoke very good English and explained everything. I feel bad because I forgot to write something in the guest book. If I ever return to Venice I will stay here again. I rarely give a five star but this deserves the best.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind words. So happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Ciao!
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Great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Was clean, quaint and quiet. The small patio was a nice place to relax and enjoy a drink or eat breakfast. No complaints at all.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us
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Perfect Apartment with our own little Terrazza

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is conveniently located, nicely appointed and extremely comfortable. The private terrace is directly on one of Venice's many canals and is perfect for morning coffee or an afternoon glass of wine. Jackie and Giulia were fantastic hostesses!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and welcoming home away from home - perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Attention to detail and it’s unique location make this property stand out from the crowd. Canal views from every window with passing gondolas amidst a quiet setting, yet well located in the historical center of Venice. Exceptionally clean and well-appointed apartment. I wouldn’t stay anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was in a perfect location, so quiet, but not far from anywhere!

It was very well equipped and comfortable.

The host could not have been more helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grazie Mille Ca'Venexiana (A Thousand Thank You's)

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many lovely flats in Europe, but this one was the icing on the cake. It was large, beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable. There are 2 large bedrooms, a generous bathroom with a great shower, an eat-in kitchen with every kitchen accessory and appliance you would ever need and a living room that was cozy and restful to spend time in, with lots of reading materials available. The apartment was extreme quiet and its location in the Dorsoduro area situated on a canal was just perfect. The area was not touristy and provided easy access to shops, restaurants and the Grand Canal (Vaporetto). Jackie is a wonderful host. She was always available for questions, kept in touch during our visit and arranged a wonderful greeter to welcome us (Giulia). In the flat, there is an unbelievable book full of information and suggestions of what to do/see, where to go and how everything in the apartment works. This flat is a real gem. We will definitely return! Thank you Jackie for lending us this piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review! Thank you! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will return again. We enjoyed very much welcoming you and your family to our home. Ciao ciao!
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Venice Marco Polo
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
Stazione Marittima
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Venice Santa Lucia
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Piazzale Roma
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
al Profeta
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Ca' Venexiana is very well located for visiting this beautiful city. Vaporetto stops San Basilio and Ca' Rezzonico are each a few minutes walk from the apartment; Alilaguna water bus service from Marco Polo airport has a stop less than 3 minutes away. Piazzale Roma (the traffic terminus) and Stazione Santa Lucia/Ferrovia (train terminal) are within a 15 minute walk. From the airports (Treviso or Marco Polo), you can take the airport bus or land taxi; from Marco Polo, also water busses and a tram will run from the airport. For those arriving by larger watercraft (such as the ferry from Croatia, Greece or points beyond), the terminal, Stazione Marittima, is 3 minutes from our apartment. Private water taxis can also bring you nearest the apartment (although please bear in mind this option is the costliest.) If you are arriving by way of your own watercraft, we offer a private mooring (9 meters in length) directly alongside our courtyard

Other Activities: museums, concertos, antique markets, sightseeing, gondola rides, guided tours, pub crawl, foodie tours, cooking classes

Golf: There is a lovely golf course on the Lido in Venice, comprised of 18th holes located in the Alberoni area, near the mouth of port of Malamocco. The course is approximately 100 hectares, offering natural features similar to many Scottish links, where sand and wind provide a game equal to that of the best British tradition. World famous professionals have played this course, among them Arnold Palmer (who still holds a 5 below par record). Along the course, you'll find a vast array of trees that flank the fairways and make the game even more difficult; pines, weeping willows, poplars and mulberry, while wildlife abounds. The course is green and playable all year round. Circolo Venice Golf Club is believed one of the best and most challenging Italian courses.

Ski: Several ski areas are within a 1.5 - 2 hr ride from Venice, including world famous Cortina D'Ampezzo, also Asiago, Lavarone, Sauze d’Oulx. Skiing is possible from October to April.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates shown are HomeAway rates; visit the Ca' Venexiana web site (we are on Google, or direct your browser to cavenexiana dot com) to contact the property owner directly for further rate options.

A minimum 2 night stay with us means your rental costs are all inclusive - our prices always include:

• City of Venice 'tourist' tax (a per person/per night tax legally required by the city)
• "Meet and Greet" service upon arrival
• Housekeeping (with weekly cleaning/linen change for stays longer than one week)
• Bed and bath linens
• All utilities (electric, gas, water, trash, and unlimited internet usage)

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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