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Luxury canal-side apartment in heart of Dorsoduro

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment

Ca' Leonessa is a recently (2010) restored luxury apartment located in the heart of Venice. It is a short walk from the bus and railway stations. Due to its superb location all the sites of Venice are either within walking distance or a couple of stops on the vaporetto. In the furnishing of the apartment the prime consideration has been to create a comfortable and welcoming oasis for you after a busy days sight seeing in magical Venice.

The living room (which overlooks the canal and the Campo San Barnaba) features two Natuzzi sofa's (one double sofa bed) a Linn sound system and HD television with DVD/CD player.

Both bedrooms are bright and airy with comfortable beds and have plenty of hanging/storage space in the bespoke wardrobes. Bedroom 1 has a luxurious double bed with fine linens and traditional Venetian fabrics. Bedroom 2 has two single beds. Both bathrooms are fully tiled with power showers.

The kitchen has been hand built and features dining for 6.

More Details

Owner
Jonathan Lloyd
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We returned to Cologne after 3 wonderful days in Venice and we are sure, that we will return some time or other.



During our first stay in Venice years ago, we checked in in a hotel near Piazza San Marco - very expensive, very loud and without any atmosphere.



What a difference. Ca 'Leonessa is a luxurious flat in a wonderful part of the city - and very near to the Canale Grande and the other places of interest.



The meeting with the local guide was uncomplicated.



In the past we have rented flats in several cities (Barcelona, Rome, Vienna); but I can express, that we never had such a comfortable and well-positioned flat.



So I can recommend your flat one hundred percent to all my friends who will plan a visit to Venice.





(Rainer, Cologne)
Sep 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dorsoduro in Venice-Murano-Burano

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Both bathrooms are fully tiled with local tiles in earthy/neutral tones. There are power showers in both.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Both bedrooms are bright and airy with comfortable beds and have plenty of hanging/storage space in the bespoke wardrobes. One bedroom has a luxuriously appointed double bed with fine linens and traditional Venetian fabrics. The second bedroom has two single beds again with beautiful traditional Venetian fabrics. There is also a double sofa bed in the Living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Among the many other amenities on offer we have provided unlimited broadband/wifi; Wii system with a selection of games/activities; a collection of DVD's, CD's and books (including various cook books and guide books on Venice). Our apartment is great for all groups from parents with children, groups of friends or a romantic hideaway for a couple. Included with your stay are bed linen and bath towels, all utilities, internet use and weekly cleaning as well as final cleaning on your departure. Added extras include electrical adaptors (UK and USA); umbrellas; guidebooks; maps and rain boots.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Luxury canal-side apartment in heart of Dorsoduro
average rating of 4.7788463 based on 106 reviews
5

Perfect location. Nice and clean

  • 5 of 5

Location, easy to get everywhere perfect for our family

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Upscale home in a historic city

  • 5 of 5

I was completely amazed at how wonderful this home was. Everything was 1st class, from the beds, the linens, pillows. The leather couches. Complete Sonus speaker system throughout the home. I have been to rental properties where all the basics were there, but never to a place that had everything covered. This property is set up to live fulltime in it. Top of the line glassware, dishes, pots and pans, utensils. This is a luxury villa and our host was perfect. Jasmin took time to make sure we knew everything we needed to have a great vacation. She lives a few vlocks from the home and was readily available. If you want to be spoiled, stay here!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tucson
4

Location, location, location!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the apartment very much and loved being out of the tourist trap! Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ontario Canada
5

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect, period. Its right on a canal, close enough to everything to be convenient and painless, but far enough away that it is not overpoweringly touristy. Literally everything you need is less than a few hundred meters away from the property. Out the door, across the bridge to the fruit market (boat!). Back across for bread or pastries then across the street for coffee.The supermarket is also right there. The one thing that stands out about this property is the kitchen. After 24 days in Italy, renting many apartments, this is the ONLY property that I felt the kitchen was truly "equipped" to handle any task. Clean, spacious, wonderfully appointed, I would return here in a heartbeat. The communication from the owner/rep was also flawless! I wish that I could add another star!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whispering Pines, NC, USA
5

Great apartment in a wonderful neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

This property is charming, very well maintained and clean. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms are also very spacious by European standards. It’s just one short flight of stairs easy to access from the Vaparetto. Just one bridge to cross with luggage. The canal views are beautiful in different light of the day. The neighborhood has several cafes, bars, restaurants and a market just steps away. The neighborhood is quiet but lively. This is our third time in Venice and by far the best experience even in the busy season, Dursoduro is the best place to stay! I would definitely go back to this property! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great condo to explore Venice

  • 5 of 5

Great condo to explore Venice...not in the busy touristy area, but not too far from main attractions either. We completely enjoyed our stay there. One big plus...A/C !!!...Venice gets warm even in mid June. Without it, we may suffer miserably...

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Marco Polo
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Campo San Barnaba
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Stazione Marittima
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Lido
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Santa Lucia
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Piazzale Roma
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Campo San Barnaba
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Cadora
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Lido
Car: not necessary

Your first glimpse of Venice, the pearl of the Adriatic, is of a magnificent vision of a city rising from the waters of the lagoon. The unique light has fascinated artists and travellers for centuries. As perhaps the greatest trading state Venice has absorbed different cultures like no other City. Its unrivalled blend of cultures is evidenced in the truly magnificent array of architectural styles from Byzantine through to Renaissance elegance and even the neo Fascist architecture of the railway station.

The Grand Canal runs through the centre of the city with its numerous smaller canals and 400 plus bridges link the city and its succession of palazzi.

From the first refugees arriving to the rise of the great Venetian empire of the 13th century and the later Napoleonic invasion, Venice has it all.

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Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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