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Giampaolo Ghisetti

Member since: 2012
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Speaks English, Italian

Apartment with garden facing the lagoon and berth.

14 Reviews
People2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Murano - Murano Garden House

2 bedrooms and living room-kitchen, 4 beds, convenient for Venice and its islands

Our property is situated in a panoramic position on the lagoon and is convenient to all services towards the center of Venice to the islands of the estuary as Torcello and Burano. The newly built house has an apartment with a spacious and elegant living room-kitchen, a double bedroom a twin room and a bathroom. In the living room is a comfortable sofa bed for two children a 32-inch satellite TV and a kitchen complete with oven, refrigerator and freezer. The apartment is air conditioned and the living room leads to the large garden in front of the lagoon where you can have breakfast or dine quietly, there is also a barbecue with the agreement that you can use. The room has a wardrobe and a dresser with 6 doors, the bathroom has a shower, bidet and hair dryer. The apartment is 5 minutes walk to all points of interest such as: supermarkets, Coop and Despar, boarding for each destination, the glass museum, the Basilica St.Donato of the 7th century, church of St.Pietro with great paintings.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Giampaolo Ghisetti (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English, Italian

Reviews

4.9
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Apartment with garden facing the lagoon and berth.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
Eugene, OR
5

An amazing place to stay in Venice/Murano

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a lovely four nights in Giampaolo's apartment on the island of Murano. We explored many of the nearby islands as well as Venice itself thanks to a water bus (vaporetto) pass. But to be honest, I looked forward to the evenings when we'd return to the apartment and watch the sun set over the water. The apartment had everything we needed and my husband and I agreed that the bed was one of the most comfortable we'd ever slept in! I highly recommend this apartment for anyone looking for a quiet respite from the busyness of Venice and a good homebase for your exploration of the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful Apartment !

  • 4 of 5

You cannot fault this apartment for space/cleanliness/comfort BUT I have dropped 1 star for a few reasons, which do not detract from the apartment itself. I had looked online & saw that it was a 2 bedroomed apartment, a double bedded room & a twin bedded room. I made the booking on the basis that I would either be travelling with my daughter or possibly my son. I had seen that for 2 people you were supposed to use 1 room or the other but thought that either would be available to use - this proved not to be the case. Only the double bedded room was made ready (not ideal even with my daughter & definitely not had it been myself & my son !). The twin room is accessed through the double room & can be locked & isolated from the rest of the apartment, something which wasn't clear. We arrived quite late & felt really bad that Mrs Ghisetti had to make up the twin beds for myself & daughter - it is obviously more comfortable to have your own bed rather than share a double when it's warm. On that note, the air con is only available in the living area, not the bedrooms, where it is probably most needed but in June, we were OK. There were loads of random books available but nothing about places to eat/boat times etc. There was an Aliliguna timetable but not the ACTV one (I suspect someone had taken it out with them & not put it back). We spent time using the 4.2 route to St Mark's Sq (nearly an hour) when we could have got a number 7 boat from Murano Faro (15 mins walk) which was way quicker & more direct. It took another tourist staying in Venice itself, who we met on a food tour, to inform us of that. Murano is very sleepy & not particularly geared up for tourists - restaurants are spaced out on the Island & don't stay open very late at all. In fact we went out on the 2nd night at 20:30, having been out all day, so thought that time was fine to go out for a meal & struggled to find somewhere to serve us by 21:00, as the majority of restaurants had stopped taking food orders & seem to close altogether by about 22:00hrs. This would have been very useful to know. Also, beware that you are woken up by clanging church bells by 7:30am, whether you like it or not. The apartment was totally as per the pictures, with gorgeous pieces of art which I was terrified of breaking ! Mrs Ghisetti was lovely & gave us some delicious homemade cake for our breakfast, as we arrived too late for the supermarket. This is a fantastic apartment which I would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A lovely Venice retreat

  • 5 of 5

Venice is packed with tourists. This is a great place to retreat to and feel like a local. The other islands and airport are just a short ferry ride away. The art on display in Burano, including Giampaulo's, of course, is amazing.

Giampaulo was very accommodating, and we enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A place to call "Home"

  • 5 of 5

This was our very first time to Italy and we travelled with our 4 year old son. We stayed at Giampaolo's peaceful, clean, and artfully decorated place for 4 nights. We really wanted a "dolce vita" vacation, so staying on Murano during our Venice visit was the best decision ever. We got the 72 hour vaporetto pass and visited Burano and Torcello on our second day and visited Venice on our last 2 days there. Venice was crowded and overwhelmed our 4 year old son, so at the end of the day, he would always say he wanted to go "home" to Giampaolo's house.

There is a Coop supermarket in Murano by the Museo vaporetto stop where we would stop by in the evenings as well as a delicious gelateria tucked in a side street identified by a folding board sign out front (not the one by the bridge). Some nights we would walk back to the house alongside the water enjoying the view and peacefulness of Murano and other nights we would walk through the back streets and take our son to the lovely park and playground. The Venier stop is only a few minutes from the house, so we took the #3 vaporetto stop directly to Ferrovia to catch our train to Florence on our last day. Overall, we loved our visit to Venice mainly because we stayed at Giampaolo's place.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Getaway on Murano

  • 5 of 5

This place was exactly what we needed to start our tour of Italy. Giampaolo was very helpful and so nice. It looks just like the pictures and very clean. The bed was so comfortable. The location was great. You are so close to Venice but out of the tourist circle. We would, and have already, recommended this place to our friends who are headed to Venice soon.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ringrazio per la gentile recensione e saluto i miei carissimi ospiti. Ciao
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5

Very highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

I, my husband and nine year old daughter recently stayed in this property for one week. The description given on this website was very accurate and the property was very clean. Giampaolo and his wife were exceptional hosts who looked after us very well - we arrived on a Sunday after the local supermarket had closed so Giampaolo went to Venice to get us some food for breakfast. The location of the property is excellent with the vaporetto just taking 10-15 mins to get to Venice. Also the views from the garden are exceptional. We cannot fault this property and hope to return soon. Many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Marco Polo
Nearest Barpub
350 Metres
Al ponte
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Venier
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Lida
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
S.Lucia
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Venezia
Nearest Restaurant
350 Metres
Ai Bisatei
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Dolomiti
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Lido
Car: not necessary

Murano is an island of calm a stone's throw from Venice, the locals are friendly and helpful people. We see from the Glass Museum, the Basilica of St. Donato and the Church of St. Peter Martyr with paintings by Tintoretto, Veronese, and a magnificent Giovanni Bellini, then of course there are the factories of glass and glass sculptures in the streets, to see 'Hosanna' by Giampaolo Ghisetti owner of our facility. Murano is located in a strategic position because it is convenient to get to Venice and to visit the islands of the lagoon like Burano and Torcello. Our property is 5 minutes walk from supermarkets such as Coop or Despar, and 3 minutes from the embarkation for all directions.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Murano, Venice

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
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£665
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 6 years.

Si ricorda che non è possibile pagare in loco con carte di credito o assegni, sono accettati solo pagamenti in contante. Devo anche far presente che a Venezia c'è una tassa di soggiorno di 2,50 euro a persona.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Murano in Venice area

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bath 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bed room 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bed 3 - 1 Child Bed , divano letto in soggiorno
  • The apartment can accommodate 4 adults. The price of 100 euros is for 2 people and a room over the 2 people we open the second room and the price will be 130 euros per night. If the third person is a child no increase is calculated. Please remember that in Venice there is a tax that must be paid separately.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Motorboat
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
You can smoke in the garden.

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