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Apartment in Castello, Venice city center - BEGONIA, splendid apartment with airy spaces and stunning views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 112 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Description

BEGONIA, splendid apartment with airy spaces and stunning views

Begonia apartment has a large living room with frescoed ceilings and stunning views of the below water canal and the dome of St. Mark's Cathedral. Separate kitchen. A spacious bedroom with walk-in closet and full bathroom en suite. A wall separates the entrance from a room furnished with a comfortable double bed sofa for additional sleeping space. A second bathroom offers more comfort to the couple or their guests.


About the property


Owner
Baldissera Antonella
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

Map

Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
da Remigio
Car: not necessary

Nearest vaporetto stop San Zaccaria/San Marco

Restaurant next door excellent food Da Remigio

Available Rentals

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Notes

L'utilizzo della lavanderia è gratuito, mentre la sauna deve essere concordata.


Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for BEGONIA, splendid apartment with airy spaces and stunning views in Castello, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 112 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15.00 / Check-out: 10.00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
  • 2 bathrooms, both in marble, and fully equipped. 1st is en suite to the master bedroom and with a bathtub, 2nd i has 2 lavabo and a large shower box.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 large double bed
    - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Spacious master bedroom with four poster bed, dressing room with wardrobe and en suite bathroom with bathtub
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Veranda / Loggia
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Notes:
HOW TO GET THERE We are 5 minutes walk from the San Zaccaria water connection to the train station, Piazzale Roma and Marco Polo Airport. We can organize the reception by the vaporetto stop or railway station if specifically requested at the time of confirmation.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews
Dallas TX
5

If you go to Venice stay in this apartment. It is fabulous.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment exceeded our expectations. It is the best VRBO that we have stayed in. The apartment is light and airy, beautifully decorated and just top-notch all the way. The first night we were there the AC was not functioning. We texted Svetlana and she had it fixed the next morning. Also, while we were there they installed a washing machine in the apartment. Very convenient. There are dryers available on the ground floor - unusual in Italy. Particularly handy in Venice, as it's hard to get the laundry to dry. The apartment is very spacious with large windows facing the canal. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this apartment to any one. Of the three apartments we rented in Italy this was by far the best. It's in a great location - in Castello, but only a10 minute walk to the San Marco vaperretto stop and St. Mark's Square. Rent it and enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest, we are flatted by your enthusiastic advise Thank you and come back! Antonells
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Lakewood Colorado USA
5

Spacious with a great view, clean and comfortable, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived a day late because of airline delays, but the Begonia was beautiful, sparkling clean and perfectly located! Svetlana met us at the San Zaccharias vaporetto dock and briefed us on keys, laundry, etc. It was a huge apartment with great views of tiled roofs, a canal, steeples and towers. There is a full kitchen for those staying ay length of time who wish to prepare their own meals, a beautiful long dining room table, two bathrooms and a spacious living room/sitting area. We would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting romantic Venice, whether it's their first visit or, as many do, return for more magic. This is a wonderful property.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mike. is has been a pleasure to host you in our property and hope you will visit again in the future. Antonella
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Northfield, Minnesota USA
5

Hated to leave

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was gorgeous and spacious, filled with light. Luxurious linens (ironed!) on the bed. Eleven windows overlooking a canal. Enjoyed "Pranzo all'aperto" on the lower terrace, and then a nap in the sun on the upper terrace. The apartment was very clean. The staff was great. Our little dream of living in Venice for 2 weeks!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning and extremely comfortable apartment with views over rooftops and canal.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week in this fabulous apartment. It is extremely spacious with lots of original detail: the wooden parquet flooring, frescoed ceilings and doors. The bed was extremely comfortable and the whole place relaxing. The views from all the windows are across the rooftops towards San Marco. This was especially atmospheric at sunset. The view down onto the Canal de Greci was great and there was always something to watch. We even managed to sit out on the terrace in the sunshine once for breakfast and for late afternoon drinks. It is in a very quiet neighbourhood yet not far from the San Zaccharia stop or from St Marc's Square. We walked everywhere and loved exploring and comparing different parts of the city. We arrived on a Sunday evening and took a water taxi from the airport to save time. Svetlana met us at a drop off near the apartment and showed us where everything was. There was a welcome bottle of Prosecco which was lovely. Arriving on a Sunday evening meant shops were shut. Some instant coffee in the cupboard would have been useful until we bought some for the machine the next day. We also had brought our own shower gel etc which was useful since there was none in either of the fabulous bathrooms. We have stayed in similar levels of accommodation and these little finishing touches do make a difference. Despite this we would highly recommend the apartment and the location. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious in a very nice location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was exactly as advertised. Very clean and modern with a well-equipped kitchen. Svetlana was very helpful and available. We liked being near Trattoria Jonny and the pasticceria. We would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, It has been a pleasure to host you and surely we wait you next time!!!
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5

Begonia apartment exceeded all expectations!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned home from a quick 3-night stay in Venice. From start to finish, this rental experience was one of the best we've ever had.

Antonella was easy to book with and excellent in her communication. She gave us the number of her representative, Svetlana, with whom we easily texted and met us at the Ospedale vaparetto stop. The apartment can be reached from that one, or from San Zaccaria. Ospedale made for a slightly longer walk, but a much shorter water-bus ride. (Side note, I highly recommend the water taxi if you can afford it. SO much faster, easier and more comfortable. We had a very long wait for the water bus.)

The Begonia apartment is on the top floor of the building (there is a slow lift, helpful if you have heavy bags) and there is also a shared terrace with a dining table and a smaller, rooftop terrace that's perfect for enjoying coffee or a glass of wine.

The entry hall has a shared ice-maker for the floor. However, we never saw nor heard another person in the building.

The apartment is stunning and so much bigger than I thought it would be! The ceilings are high and painted with lovely frescoes, the floors are authentic parquet, and the VIEWS... well I was blown away. There are many windows that all look out on the canal, bridges, and over the rooftops. I loved listening to the sounds of the canal coming alive in the morning, the boats, the people, the church bells... (but the windows are excellent and when closed the apartment is very quiet!)

Having two full bathrooms was a treat, and the shower had the best water pressure I've had in ages!

The apartment has many details really make it stand out... full-length mirrors, high quality hair-dryer, two kinds of coffee makers, a bottle of prosecco in the fridge... etc.

We did not use the sofa-bed in the room adjacent to the bedroom, but there was plenty of space for another person or two... however not great privacy for whoever would be sleeping out there.

The bed and bedding were comfortable, though a bit firm. (One recommendation would be to have a couple extra pillow choices available for those who prefer a softer pillow.)

And the only other thing to note was that I was glad I had packed a bar of soap, for there was no body soap (or shampoo) in the bathrooms. Not a big deal, but good to know!

All in all it was an excellent experience, we would definitely return, and I would recommend Antonella and the Begonia apartment to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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