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Giacinta Notarbartolo di Sciara

Member since: 2009
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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

16th century building

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Castello

Cà Centanini

An outstanding position if compared to most of holiday appartments available on the market.

A few steps off from the bridge of Rialto and Piazza San Marco, in a beautifull palace dating back to 1400-1600, home to Doge Marcello. Totally renewed with all possible comforts. An environnement untouched and authentic. The appartment has a beautifull coffered ceiling and the original 1600 three-mullioned window. Cà Centarini will be for the guest an authentic and unforgettable Venitian experience.

  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Giacinta Notarbartolo di Sciara (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian


based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

16th century building
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews

Lovely place in a location convenient to much of Venice

  • 4 of 5

Great apartment in a very central but relatively quiet section of Venice.. Comfy beds, well equipped kitchen and roomy seating and dining areas. Andreas our host was super helpful and attentive. Sent us to great local restaurants and responded quickly to all our questions and requests. Only downside was fickle and slow wi-fi.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment

  • 4 of 5

Loved staying in this apartment. Entering through a peaceful courtyard, up a flight of stairs and then stepping into an old-world place. Quiet and peaceful with all the necessary amenities. Beautiful huge windows in the living room overlooking a quiet alley. This place is not in the main tourist area, so you are exposed more to the locals. Grocery store just a few steps away to pick up food or wine for your stay. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in superb location

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful stay! The apartment is beautifully appointed and perfect for our family of 5. In the middle of everything that Venice has to offer - restaurants, bars and coffee nearby and the supermarket is a stones throw away (perfect for catering for breakfast or lunch at home). We hope to be back again and would highly recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review, I will always be happy to welcome you again in my home, in Venice there is so much to discover... Thanks even if you will propose my house to your friends!
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Great Location & Beautiful Area

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time staying at this apartment. Mr Fusco, the house keeper met us at the water taxi stop and took us straight to the apartment. He was even kind enough to carry my mother's bag. He could not have been more hospitable and friendly throughout our stay. He was very helpful with restaurant recommendations and even helped me find a place to print out an itinerary. The apartment has air conditioning which in the heat of June was wonderful. It is within a minute's walk to a grocery store and 8 minutes to San Marco. I would recommend this accommodation to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden garden in Venice

  • 5 of 5

You know they exist, but their treasure secret is well kept behind high walls and entrance doors! It´s balsam for Your soul when You (are allowed to) enter this hidden garden in a small and narrow Calle just behind Campo Santa Maria Formosa backed by a small "canal". Lush green leaves, flowers, trees and a magnificent stairway and a typical "pozzo", the venetian dwell welcomes You and will make Your eyes wide open and let You feel at home. Nowadays more families live in this beautiful Palazzo, so it´s a rule not to sit in the garden (their is not a single chair at all), nor play nor have long and loud conversations. A wise decision, which should be respected. The apartment itself in the first floor is clean & nicely furnished and took advantage of the high ceilings of what formerly could have been a "piano nobile", to implement 2 sleeping galleries with 2 double queen size beds. If You have friends or children the apartment "could" sleep 7 persons in extra bed and sofas BUT I would highly recommend 5 as a Maximum to keep Your privacy and avoid rush hours in the fully equipped bath room in the basement. The small kitchen provides everything You need to prepare Your breakfast or even better Your lunch or dinner invitation with all the fantastic raw materials You can buy at the rialto fish, meet and vegetable market (6 minutes), a COOP market for the convenient ´products is just round the corner. If You stay longer than 4 or 5 days, having Your own dinner invitation is great fun and a must (because I like to cook). Campo Santa Maria Formosa close to your house is a vivid and lively place where You can watch early in the morning, enjoying Your Cappuccino and Brioche in one of the bars, either venetians starting their day or some of the sea gulls which might have disturbed Your nights sleep (if You sleep with open window). The owner, Mrs Giancinto Notarbartolo di Sciara, who lives in Milano is very helpful with everything You might need preparing Your visit and in Venice You are welcomed by Mr. Andrea Fusco, her housekeeper, who will also provide You with his personal Restaurant and Osteria recommondations. >>Be sure to try to open the main entrance in the garden by Yourself while he is supervising You, it´s a bit tricky! My Osterie? The closest to Ca´ Notarbartolo just 100 meters away is maybe the best in Venice: "Alle Testiere". It is tiny (only 5 tables, so book well in advance, either 7:30 PM or 9:30 PM.) For lunch try "Alla Frasca"!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am really touched by your extraordinary review, that, much better than me, describe the pleasure of staying in my apartment, in great detail of my home and its surroundings. I am glad that is also appreciated our commitment to making your stay enjoyable. Thanks so much, I hope to have the joy to welcome you again!
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Fabulous venice

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location in Venice. Spacious, quiet, nicely decorated. Suitable for a family with children. I am a cook and i was delighted to have a very well equipped kitchen. Few steps from coop and a vegetable vendor in Santa maria Formosa. The communication with the owner and house keeper was excellent. Timely, and interactive. Definitely a place to come back. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Venezia Tessera or Treviso airports (standard or low cost flights): water taxi or vaporetto (stop Rialto).

Venice needs no presentation. Upon your arrival a person will give you all usefull info including restaurants, transportations, museums etc. If you wish to, a local person will tour you around the “unknown Venice” for half a day for a small extra charge. You can rent bicicles to tour the Lido. Included in your rental fee we offer a tour on a “gondola”.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Castello, Venice city centre

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Alta stagione
27 Aug 2016 - 21 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Bassa stagione
22 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Alta stagione
17 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Ai soggiorni di 3 notti sono da aggiungere 100€ e ai soggiorni di 4-5 notti 50€ per le pulizie finali. Per i soggiorni superiori alle 6 notti la pulizia finale è compresa nel prezzo. Altri 50,00 euro sono da aggiungere se viene utilizzato anche il divano letto del soggiorno.
For stays of 3 nights is added a charge of 100€ and for stays of 4-5 nights is added a charge of 50€ for final cleaning. For stays longer than 6 nights the cleaning costs are included in the price. 50,00 euro have to be added if it is also used the sofa bed in the living room.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Castello in Venice

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 95 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Courtyard
  • Garden
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing
  • tennis
The apartment is ideal for up to 5 people. Possibly can accommodate two more people in the sofa bed in the living room.

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