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Charming & elegant aparts in the most central Venice - Hydra

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in San Marco - Hydra & Aurora

Tasty aparts just behind Saint-Mark square - Quiet hidden corner

Ask the Owner for a full brochure for each of them.

Part of a XVI Cent. finely restored building, in the heart of the most central and elegant part of Venice, we propose you two lovely twin aparts, named Hydra and Aurora.

A distinctive XVI Cent. private courtyard (Corte Zorzi) allows access to the building letting them a agreable brightness within a perfect noise sheltering (really poor in pedestrian Venice and such position anyway). The location is just behind Saint-Mark square yes, but in a quiet hidden corner where just few tourists arrives. Despite to its fully central position the area is not a massive tourist path and still preserves flavours and sensations of times gone by.

Just out of the courtyard u will find a small nice venetian square, Campo San Gallo, with a pleasant open-air cafè where u can have both a coffee/drink or a light meal, and an even small charming theatre, Teatro San Gallo, where every day u could attend entertaining shows telling about the Great stories of Venice (English language).

Leaving the Campo and crossing a small bridge u will find Bacino Orseolo, the main starting point for every kind of Gondolas tours.

Finally, aparts position and features let Hydra and Aurora a perfect getaway to easily visit the whole Venice without wasting energies precious time with transfers, everything is around u.

Perfect accomodations for both self-catering and visiting Hydra and Aurora are twin de luxe aparts in the beaty hearth of Venice.

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Details for holiday apartment Hydra, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Ask the Owner for a complete brochure.

Composed by wide bright living with kitchen corner, large double bedroom with additional small size bed and a complete on-suite bathroom, Hydra is the ideal getaway to visit the whole Venice.

Parquet floors and wooden ceiling beams within tasty valuable furnitures and bright ambiences let Hydra a delicious and relaxing accommodation, rich of charme and comfort.

In fact Hydra has every comfort as good AC, 24H Wi-Fi Internet, satellite TV&DVD player, micorwaves, clothes washer and dryer and a fully equipped hidden kitchen.

The kitchen itself is small but functional and perfectly equipped also with coffee machine microwaves and toaster, letting self catering absolutely easy and enjoyable.

The apart is extremely quiet due to its position, and a nice private courtyard sheletering it by any possible hustle and bustle of the external area.

The view from the small livingroom balcony/windowed doors and bedroom is over the nice quiet front courtyard.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome

Property Manager
Andrew & Angela
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Venetian dialect
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016

Why Andrew & Angela chose Venice city centre

Family property

What makes this apartment unique

Position, quietness, features, views.


based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.681818 based on 22 reviews

Excellent suites behind Saint-Mark's Square

  • 5 of 5

2 couples we rented 1 unit each. A bit more costly than a 2 bedrooms but every couple was willing to its own privacy and we also really had 2 suites, not just narrow doubles. The 2 aparts are at the same second floor of a fascinating building just behind Saint-Mark's square, same stairs, next doors. The area is (incredibly) extremely quiet, a quiet hidden corner in the hearth of Venice.

We stayed in Aurora, our guests in Hydra. We have been nicely surpriesed by the quality and taste of features and furnitures, as well as cleanliness. Beds are large and mattress comfortable, nice bathrooms, warm living with parquets and ceiling beams. Views are spectacular from every window. Good wi-fi, perfect and kind service. We had breakfast and some dinners at home toghether with our friends (good kitchen, full of basics) but we also followed the Owner's restaurants suggestions for special fish dinners, not just touristic restaurants where we also had reductions as Owner's guests. The position is fantastic for visiting, we really made the most of our short time in this beautiful and charming Town. Excellent, at least. Definiteley suggested.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Excellent location and apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Venice and the apartments. We were two families traveling together with 4 kids from age 11-14 and stayed in two apartments. The location was perfect and the apartments were lovely and comfortable. It was easy to wander around the city and visit all of the places we wanted to see in Venice. The owner was very helpful over email, and the woman who met us at the water taxi to let us in gave great suggestions about what to do, where to eat, etc. Highly recommend it! We had an amazing stay in Venice and this perfect apartment and location made for a memorable trip.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The location was great! It was quiet, but still near the popular places. The owner met us at the water taxi and walked us to the apartment. Upon our departure, he came back and took us back to the water taxi. Even carried my suitcase! Everything was very clean and a great way to begin our Italian vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice apartment in a quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

For anyone looking for serene and soothing feel of Venice, I recommend this apartment just behind San Marco square. Peaceful and quiet. One of the nicest apartments we've been to with an attractive Aurora living room. Good accommodation and amenities.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Great location, beautiful apartment, very good service

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing!! Super clean, comfortable and stylish . Its in a great location close to everything but you still feel like a local. I couldn't imagine staying anywhere else in Venice. We can't wait to go back. Also a coffee shop right on the corner which was a nice little bonus.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in Venice

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the apartment for two nights. The location was great. We were met at the boat and taken to the apartment when we arrived. The internet worked great. The photos of the apartment fairly represent what we found. The apartment is located on the second floor and requires you to carry your bags up the stairs (no lift). C

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
San Gallo
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Venice St.Lucia
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
San Gallo
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Lido di Venezia
Car: not necessary

The apart is located in a charming XV Cent. perfectly restored Venetian building, just behind Saint-Mark, in an extremely quiet position. In fact this is an hidden Venetian corner and, even if just few steps away from the celebrate Saint-Mark Square, it is out of usual massive touristic paths and still preserves flavours and sensations of times gone by.

Furthermore the building entrance is from Corte Zorzi, a beautiful XV Cent. venetian courtyard (u'll find many pics of it in the Net) sheltering the aparts from any possible noise and letting them extremely quiet and bright.

When u exit from Corte Zorzi u get in Campo San Gallo, a delicious venetian small 'Campo' with an open-air cafè and an intresting theatre (Teatro San Gallo).

Then, few steps away and u get in Saint-Mark square.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in San Marco, Venice city centre

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High season
25 Mar 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 6 years.

Prices in the Pricelist are seasonal and just indicatory.
In fact they strongly depend on Tenancy and specific Year's period.
Ask the Owner for a precise quotation.

Confirmatory deposit has to be paid by bank transfer/Paypal
It will confirm guest's reservation.
Balance by cash upon arrival.
If cash is a problem just ask the Owner.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in San Marco in Venice

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , King size sofa bed
  • Large 24 sqm double bedroom with bathroom&shower (en-suite bathroom)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Terrace ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Bed linen and towels supplied. Good clothes washer and dryer are at your disposal.

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