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Member since: 2011
Speaks english, italian

Charming & Romantic Apartment in the Heart of Venice

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Venice holiday apartment

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

It's a spacious and practical first floor apartment placed in a delightful 17th century Venetian palace , strategically positioned right in the beating heart of the popular Santa Croce    district. This charming apartment has been completely restored and refurbished in 2004 with authentic Venetian terrazzo floors. It has a master bedroom with a king size bed, fitted wardrobe and antique furniture, and a spacious living room with a big bookcase full of books and Murano glass chandelier. The new kitchen is fully fitted and is divided from the living room by a corridor. 

The area:

The apartment is only two minutes walk to the 14th century Church of the Frari , the jaw-dropping Tintoretto-filled interior of the Scuola Grande Di San Rocco and the vaporetto stop and 'Traghetto' gondola ferry at San Tomà on the Grand Canal - ideal for trips over to the 'must-see' attractions of the San Marco district and beyond.

For a piece of the action you can join the local residents and students from the university who meet for a ‘spritz’ and to catch up on news at the always lively and always lovely Campo Santa Margherita just around the corner where caffè , pizzerie, restaurants , bars and gelaterie all join together in creating a wonderful and very local Venetian atmosphere.

Keywords: Flat / Apartment

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Giorgia (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, italian


based on 23 traveller reviews

Charming & Romantic Apartment in the Heart of Venice
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Best Location

  • 4 of 5

Upon arrival, Giorgia came to greet me at Piazzale Roma and walk me to the apartment, which is located in the perfect area to access everything you want or need within just a few minutes' walk. Although easy to reach, you don't know that when you arrive, so that was a nice service which made me feel secure. The apartment is small, comfortable and quiet. There is activity to watch out the windows in the square, and it's an easy walk around the corner and over the bridge to the outdoor markets, shops (gelato & bakery!) and grocery. Giorgia lives across the hall and is there if you need anything, and she also provided help and information prior to my trip, during the planning. As a female travelling alone, I felt safe and secure in this location!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 0
Denver, CO

delightful refuge

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is as beautiful as it appears in the photos, and the views from the windows are pretty as well. The bedroom is perfectly comfortable for a couple, and our adult son slept well on the pull-out couch in the living room. We did need to fold it up each morning in order to use the small living/dining room. There is good AC in each room.

The kitchen is extremely constricted but it works for making coffee or keeping your wine and snacks. The laundry worked well. We hung some things in the bathroom and others from a line outside the bedroom window. Be careful not to drop a sock, as Giorgia will warn you, since the pretty courtyard you're hanging them over belongs to another house. (Luckily, a handsome young man came out and tossed mine up to me.)

We enjoyed walking in the neighborhood but I recommend taking the water bus to and from the St. Mark's area -- it's not that far as the crow flies, but it's very time-consuming to walk through the intricate maze of lanes and bridges. Giorgia was helpful at every step, from our late-night arrival (extra charge) to our departure. We enjoyed breakfasts at a nearby cafe she recommended, L'Impronta (hope the name is correct). When I got tired of the over-priced, mediocre pizza served all the cafes, I discovered that the Dolphin restaurant right around the corner offers a terrific bowl of vegetable soup! If I return to Venice, I would rent from Giorgia again.

It is easy to take a bus from the airport and walk to this apartment (with Giorgia's guidance) and equally easy to walk to or from the train station. When I say "easy" I mean for folks who pack lightly or have backpacks... there is nothing easy about hauling a full-sized wheeled suitcase around Venice, so please don't join the many Americans we saw doing it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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10 0
Montgomery, Alabama

Great apartment! Wonderful hostess!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was only 3 days but the Apartment was centrally located in a quiet area of Venice, and very true to the pictures and description. Giorgia was lovely and very personable. She met us at the Bus stop and walked us to the apartment. After a brief tour she explained that she was right across the landing and would gladly answer any questions or provide advice about the area. Since we are pretty stubborn DIY types we never availed ourselves of the opportunity, but were very glad to have her close by in case we needed help. One piece of advice- research the water taxi system (vaporetas) thoroughly before arriving in Venice. They are extremely useful but also very confusing!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, Ga USA

extremely happy with my stay in this apartment

  • 5 of 5

What a great experience.....this was my first rental with VRBO and I will do it again. The apartment was everything suggested in the pictures. A very comfortable and pleasant place to rest and sometimes cook, I made breakfast and usually one other meal each day. I was happy with my decision to rent Ca'Barbo. The location was quiet and convenient to parts of Venice that were more neighborly and with less tourists; access to the main attractions of Venice was convenient and easy to navigate. Giorgia made me very much at home with terrific suggestions for shopping and eating. She was, as Daisy mentions in her review, superb as a Venice resident offering suggestions and answers to my questions. I am telling all my friends about this wonderful experience, and I hope to be able to return some time soon. It is a terrific memory.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Value

  • 5 of 5

I very much enjoyed my stay in this lovely apartment and agree wholeheartedly with other reviewers regarding Giorgia's kindness and helpfulness and the convenience of the location. I can add that I felt very safe and comfortable in the apartment and neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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23 0
Boston, MA

Loved everything about this apartment

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect for a single person. Spacious, but cozy. Location is ideal. Quiet, but close to best bakery/coffee (Tonolo), Campo Santa Margherita (fruit, vegetable & flower vendors), and the marvelous sestieri of Dorsoduro, Santa Croce & San Polo. Kitchen is small, but one can easily prepare simple meals. Tiny washer is very functional. Giorgia is kind and friendly; will answer questions & respond to inquiries, but otherwise leaves you alone. If you want to comfortably enjoy your stay in Venice, and have a sense of what it is like to live there - this is the place for you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Marco Polo Venice airport
Nearest Point of Interest
C� Barbo Apartment /Flat
Nearest Point of Interest
Grand School of San Rocco
Nearest Point of Interest
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Nearest Point of Interest
Campo Santa Margherita
Car: not necessary

Golf and all water sport activities on Lido, 30 minutes by Vaporetto .


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Dorsoduro, Italy

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
March - October
20 Mar 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$23 per night, per additional guest
November - Dicember
6 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$23 per night, per additional guest
Christmas Time
21 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$23 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

final cleaning fee A$78
Refundable Damage Deposit A$310
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Venice, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New sofa in living room is king size .
  • Television ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming

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