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Away from the crowds, but close to all famous sites,enjoy the Venetians' Venice.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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About the property

a two bedroom apartment, spacious and luminous, high tech kitchen, small terrace

The apartment is 850 sq feet, has large windows on 4 sides, a small terrace with table & and a wooden platform with breathaking view of the whole city up on the roof.

There are only 22 steps up and no bridges to climb with your luggage coming from the ACTV waterbus station (called 'Fondamente Nuove) if you come from Venice train station SANTA LUCIA and from the Bus Station (Piazzale Roma).

There's one bridge to climb if you use Alilaguna services from MARCO POLO airport or from the MARITIME STATION to FONDAMENTE NUOVE.

High tech kitchen, very comfortable bathroom with large brand new shower box, air con and heating in every room.

Free Wifi router, two TV sets (one is 40'') and satellite antenna.

Very stylish furniture designed by a Venetian artisan (my father) about 50 years ago.

The two bedrooms are elegant and spacious, one with a king size bed, the second with two twin beds plus a bunk bed. Even with three beds there's still plenty of room to move around.

The area is dotted with good restaurants and wine bars, bakeries, pastry shops, two supermarkets. You can reach Rialto Market in 10 minutes, Murano, Burano and Torcello with public waterbus from nearby station Fondamente Nuove. St Mark Square can be reached in 12 minutes through a wonderful 'walk in history' including Campo San Giovanni e Paolo and Campo Santa Maria Formosa, rwo of the most beautiful squares in Venice. In 20 minutes across Cannaregio district you can reach the old Jewish Ghetto anf its five jewel like synagogues.

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roberta curiel
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2016

About roberta curiel

I am a Venetian born, 54, work as a professional tour guide showing monuments and museums to visitors from USA, Spain, Brazil and more. I wrote a book about the old Jewish Ghetto of Venice. I live by the Rialto food market and spend at least two months in Tunisia. I love reading, traveling (all over the world), cooking, wine tasting. I have a degree in foreign languages and I speak English, French, Spanish, Portuguese. My husband Fernando is half Spanish/half Roman, and also works as a tour guide

roberta curiel purchased this apartment in 1982

Why roberta curiel chose Venice

The location is great ! When my parents bought it they were so happy. There's a nice view on the Campiello, very luminous windows, tall ceilings. The small terrace allows you to sit outside, enjoy the flowers, the rooftop 'altana' is really wonderful (lots of steps to climb !). You can enjoy the real life of Venice but at the same time you're close to all the famous sites.

What makes this apartment unique

The sunny rooms, the location on a 'campiello' (a small square) with a cosy garden and no neighbours watching into your home.

Very close to waterbus station 'Fondamente Nove', so you won't need to drag your luggage for long !


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Away from the crowds, but close to all famous sites,enjoy the Venetians' Venice.
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews

You will be happy you found this treasure

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay in Venice. We found it much nicer not to be in the middle of the chaos and found that every place in Venice was walkable from this apartment. It was quiet, close to local restaurants and easy to access

Short walk from Fundament Nova water taxi stop.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Stay away from the crowds and live like a local

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay to get away from the hordes but stay within 10 to 15 minutes of all the major sights. Roberta, the owner, is a renowned Venetian guide, whose family lived it this apartment so it is furnished and feels like a home. Only one full flight of stairs to drag your luggage up and Francesca, our greeter, did most of the heavy lifting😊򒠮 It is 5 minutes from the Fondamente Nuove vaparetto stop, and two excellent restaurants are basically just outside your door, La Colonna and Osteria alla Frasca.

I highly recommend this rental. Roberta is a gem. If you get a chance to meet her, definitely do it.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Wonderful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 3 days in Roberta's apartment. It's so conveniently located near a vaporetto station. We could easily zip around the island with our unlimited passes. Francesca picked us up from the vaporetto station and gave us a great welcome to the city full of tips and tricks and ways to be Venetian. The we had 4 adults in the apartment and it was plenty of space for all of us. There is a fully stocked kitchen with pots and pans and cooking basics (salt, pepper, olive oil, vinegar) allowing us to cook breakfast in the morning (As an american, after 2 weeks of pastries for breakfast we were all really craving a savory start to our day). The best were some of the most comfortable we had on our stay. The trattoria downstairs was too loud for half our party and didn't bother the other half. They are only open until about 11 and it's very quiet after that.

Would definitely do this again for a longer trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Wonderful flat!

  • 5 of 5

My family (my husband and I, our two daughters, and my mother) enjoyed staying in Roberta's flat. It had comfortable sleeping accommodations for all five of us; was nicely furnished and very clean; was well-stocked with all the supplies we could have possibly needed (and she had nicely left some extra goodies for us when we arrived!); and--importantly in Venice in late June--it had air conditioning! Roberta's friend Nicoletta met us and helped us settle in; she was very helpful and even recommended some restaurants for us to try (although, as she said, since Venice is a maze it can be difficult to find where you want to go, even with a map, which they had nicely provided! Guide books also are at the flat). Roberta came the next morning to fix the wifi, and she too was exceptionally friendly. The flat has abundant natural sunlight and is a wonderful refuge from the crowds; it's located in a lovely little spot, not too far from all the tourist attractions. Would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Venice!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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A welcoming home in Venice

  • 5 of 5

Although I was worried about finding the apartment from our cruise ship dock, Roberta made sure we had all the information we needed and sent someone to meet us - it all went so smoothly! The place was well equipped for our family of 5 and felt welcoming from the moment we arrived - from the cosy quilts on the beds, to the wine and snacks on the table. There were lots of guidebooks and maps available (in multiple languages!). And, we made good use of the washing machine - and the umbrellas. ;) The apartment is located near to everything and we felt like real Venetians walking (or boating) our way to everything. A big bonus (given the rain on our visit) was the excellent restaurant literally outside the front door. I would definitely recommend this as a place to stay in Venice.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Spacious well located apartment

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location of this apartment. Away from the hustle and bustle of the most touristy parts of Venice but an easy walk to San Marco Square and Rialto Bridge areas. Very close to Fondamente Nove vaporetta stop. Lovely local bakery, fishmonger and restaurants.

The apartment itself was very spacious and clean with everything that one would need provided. The outdoor areas were a lovely bonus as was the bottle of wine and provisions thoughtfully provided.

Roberta and Nicolette were a delight to deal with and very helpful when our daughter needed to seek medical assistance.

I would highly recommend this apartment and would stay again.

Many thanks Roberta.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Marco Polo, Venice
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Santa Maria Nova
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Kilometres
Fondamente Nuove and Ca' d'Oro
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Venezia Santa Lucia
Nearest Restaurant
La Colonna
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Lido di Venezia
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in Cannaregio, near the famous Churches of Miracoli and San Giovanni e Paolo, in an area where you can find good restaurants and trattorias (I recommend ' Trattoria Alla Frasca', 'Osteria di Santa Marina', 'Pizzeria da Alvise'. From the very near Fondamente Nuove waterbus station you can easily reach Murano (10 minutes navigation), Burano (40 minutes), Torcello, the Lido beach (20 munutes)

You can walk to Rialto bridge in 5 minutes and to St Mark's Square in 10 minutes. You find groceries shops, bakeries, pastry shops (I recommend 'Didovich' in Santa Marina square), and two supermarkets (one near Campo Santi Apostoli, one in Santa Marina)


Rates & Availability

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Cannaregio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , The shower is a large brand new ceramic box with water jets
  • The bathroom has a large windows with ropes hanging outiside to dry your clothes. Very large sink, with big mirror, hair dryer and plenty of rooms for yout little things. There's a bidet as well. Large new shower box with jets' shower. A nice multicolored lamp for emotional showers and make up !
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , the room is 150 sq feet has TV & a large table and chair,
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , The room is 150 sq feet, has two windows, large closet
  • Both rooms are very spacious and luminous with large windows and an open view on a cosy quiet 'campiello' ( a small square) and on a beautiful garden.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • swimming
I particularly enjoy cooking here. The kitchen is faboulous !

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