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Caroline

Member since: 2009
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Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Swedish

The perfect Gran Canal view for a romantic retreat in Venice

17 Reviews
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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in San Marco - Cà Mocenigo on Canal Grande

Double bedroom, extremely sofisticated antique furnitures, on the Gran Canal

Located in the residential part of the town, it is equally close to Rialto and San Marco Square. This apartment has a unique character, as it has been furnished with great taste and antique pieces, and has a 2 large windows facing the Gran Canal where you'll enjoy a wonderful view of gondolas rowing by and elegant palaces. The double bedroom is spacious, the bathroom is newly furnished and the kitchenette is fully equipped. There is a large living and dining area, of about 40sq m.

The Mezzanine is on a high main floor, it has only 3 steps to enter the apartment and a water entrance that will allow the guests to enter the building directly from the water taxi or the gondola. There are no bridges or steps from the vaporetto stop and the door entrance.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Caroline (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Swedish

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our family of 4 (2 adults 2 teens)enjoyed a 3 night stay in this spacious,comfortable and convenient apartment right on the Grand canal.

The sights and sounds of Venice were there to enjoy right outside the huge windows,yet double glazing kept the apartment beautifully quiet. Palazzo Mocenigo is located within a neighbourhood of galleries, small restaurants and local cafes in all in a labyrinth of alleys. This provided a great base for exploring Venice.

Our host Marco met us at the Vaporretto stop and took us to the delightful, restored, apartment building , thoroughly informing us of all we needed to know.I will happily book through Red House next visit.
Sep 2010
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Reviews

4.4
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

The perfect Gran Canal view for a romantic retreat in Venice
average rating of 4.4117646 based on 20 reviews
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4

The best thing of Venice may have been our choice of the apartment

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is literally right on the Canal Grande 40 cm above the water.

Beautiful furnished in an Italian - antiques kind a way. Clean. A friendly man (Bruno) to explain the apartment and the island (on a map)

We had to get accustomed to the strong coffee maker (and for the none Italians it would have been nice if their would have been just a regular one), the washing machine was't working very well but ....

other then that: as everywhere in the world it's all about

Location, Location, Location

And the apartment is in a perfect spot. Far enough away from the crowds (we went in august) and yet close by water taxi's, tragetto's, gondola's and just walking. The charm of the island is: you can walk everywhere...and so we did.

We stayed 4 nights, which we found a bit long ... but we didn't go out to Murano or the Lido

All in all a very romantic travel one has to do at least once in a lifetime.

We definitely would recommend this property to other people going to Venice.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Perfect location. Clean, tidy and quite sizeable.

  • 4 of 5

Great welcome and information on arrival including some fantastic local advice on restaurants and supermarkets. Couldn't ask for a better vista of the hustle and bustle of the Grand Canal.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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4

Wow!

  • 4 of 5

Location superb, wonderfully spacious, management on time and helpful. Hot water a bit of a challenge in the shower now and then, or it would be 5 stars. Fun to be on the Grand Canal... Drama and comedy --enchanting ! Our final days in Italy-- after 2 weeks-- were a great memory that my grandson and I will treasure . Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Right on the Grand Canal!

  • 5 of 5

The photos can't really capture the exhilarating feel of this apartment. There is a grand entry with a view of an interior garden, a long passageway with black/white stone floor and high beamed ceiling, a large wooden door, and then stepping in there is the Grand Canal in full view visible through two large windows that extend up from the floor. Walking up to the windows, your toes are about three meters from the water. The apartment has a regal feel. The walls are white washed, high beamed ceilings, an antique stone pillar, many antique furniture pieces, oriental carpets, and some Italian flair in the orange color chosen for the comfortable modern upholstered furniture in the living room and bedspread for the king-sized bed (also very comfortable) in the bedroom. The apartment is spacious (about 1,000 square feet) and feels larger because of the high ceiling and the extended view of the canal. Double paned windows are a great invention, so it is quiet. You feel a part of the Venetian water life, almost as if you are on a luxury boat amid gondolas, sleek taxis, but also vaporetti and small barges, some of which unlaod cargos of crates of fruits and vegetable, etc. right by the apartment. A curtain can be pulled across that still lets in light but blocks the view from outside or the windows opened to let in the sounds of the Grand Canal activity. For us, we even had a lady opera singer standing up in a gondola giving a serenade. The ambiance is very good. Heat just fine, small air conditioner units near the ceiling (looked new) similar to the ones we have in Hawaii, and a large de-humidifier which worked unobtrusively similar to the ones in Cape Cod to handle the same type of conditions near water. KItchen was small but refrigerator, gas burners, coffee maker, and enough cooking utensils/ knives served our needs, and there is a Bolognese-style deli an easy stroll away. Stroll a little further and you are in Campo San Stefano with the best gelateria in Venice (Paoline). Outside the apartment you have a neighborhood feel with Venetians walking their dogs and with their children or older parents out for a walk, greeting each other--really close to the major attractions but off the tourist thoroughfares. Yes, you may encounter a drawback or two; e.g., the water pressure for the shower. But the real drawback is that you will blubber like a baby when you have to leave. Bruno was very welcoming and available as needed to help. Gracie Mille!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful views in an historic building

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent five nights in this apartment. It is conveniently located a few minutes from the St. Angelo vaporetto stop. The view from the living room windows of the Grand Canal is fabulous. A very comfortable apartment. We highly recommenf it.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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4

Great place

  • 4 of 5

The property is very well located,quiet and very spacious .

All necessary needs in kitchen.

Red Lion management was very professional and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Marco Polo Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Any
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Tronchetto
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Lido di Venezia Golf Club
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Santa Lucia train station
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A4 or A11 Motorways
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Any
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Dolomites mountains
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Lido di Venezia

Extremely central location. Near to Vaporetto's stop of San Samuele and the Alilaguna stop in Sant'Angelo. Without the need to cross a bridge you can reach public transportation, bars, restaurants and museums that are all at walking distance. By Palazzo Grassi and Art Galleries San Samuele district.

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Prices & Availability

Notes

  • We accept credit cards and PayPal.
    The advance is required to secure the booking is 35% of the total rent.
    Please enquire for longer staying rate and special offers.
    The possible additional guests in the sofa bed will pay 30 euro per person per night for the full lenght of the rental. The exact number of guests arriving has to be communicated at least 48 hours before the arrival date. Any extra request of linen and towel's sets will have a cost per person of 15 euros. Visitor’s Tax to be paid cash upon arrival. Visitor’s Tax Link http://www.venietiam.com/page.aspx?id=1
  • The security deposit is of €400 and it can be paid via credit card before arriving, or cash on arrival. The deposit will be released once successful check out is performed.
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , sofa bed
  • The apartment is furnished with a double bedroom and a sofa bed, there is available also a baby cot and high chair on request, inclusive in the price. Maximum 3 guest staying. The possible additional guests in the sofa bed will pay 50 euro per person per night for the full lenght of the rental. The exact number of guests arriving has to be communicated at least 48 hours before the arrival date. Any extra request of linen and towel's sets will have a cost per person of 15 euros. Visitor’s Tax to be paid cash upon arrival. Visitor’s Tax Link http://www.venietiam.com/page.aspx?id=1
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Notes:
The Apartment fantastic location, has an easy access from the Gran Canal with a 'water entrance' that will allow guests to arrive by taxi boat or gondola, directly in the building. The Cà Mocenigo is ideal for elderly or slow walker as it has only 3 steps to reach the apartment. There are no bridges between the vaporetto stops and the door entrance.

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