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Suzette Colson

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
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Romantic Luxurious Courtyard Apartment

37 Reviews
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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Dorsoduro - Ca' Masena

Unusually spacious romantic one bedroom courtyard apartment

We are delighted to announce that Ca' Masena, our beautiful restored courtyard apartment has been selected for Alastair Sawday's Special Places website. They 'reject the bland, the corporate and the impersonal' & 'select only the most special places and owners'. We have also been mentioned in an article on Venice by Guardian newspaper. You’ll find it literally moments from Zattere with its stunning views across the water to Giudecca Island. The furnishings enhance the apartment’s character combinig classical style with contemporary comfort. Exposed beams & subtle terrazzo flooring give a traditional Venetian finish while the Italian chandeliers, original oil paintings and textiles add more than a hint of luxury. The apartment's spacious lounge has sofa beds & comfortable seats. There is a home cinema system with ipod dock & WiFi access is available throughout. The double bedroom looks out onto the delightful paved courtyard which can be reached through a well-appointed kitchen. Enjoy your breakfast in the sun while planning another wonderful day in Venice.

Ca'Masena: Our apartment is ideal as a romantic retreat for couples or small families.Both the living and dining area seats up to six people, so enjoy dinner parties with friends. For times of relaxation play music from our selection of CDs. There is a home cinema system with an internet linked TV, a Blue Ray/DVD player, 5.1 surround sound & ipod dock. WiFi access is available throughout. Watch films from our selection of DVDs or television...that is if you can tear yourself away from the delights of the city! We have aimed to create a luxurious setting in which to enjoy your stay.There are two comfortable sofa beds in the sitting room. One is a double bed while the other is a single bed. You will find many extra items for your use, which include worldwide electrical adaptors; umbrellas; guidebooks. There is a selection of literature,cook books and CDs for your enjoyment. Our pretty courtyard is filled with terracotta pots where we have jasmine, oleanders and even a lemon tree growing! Included in your stay are towels and bed linen and all utilities as well as unlimited internet use.

Shopping: We are just around the corner from one of the few Venetian supermarkets, 2 minutes walk away. Buying food couldn't be easier. Or be more adventurous and go to the famous floating barge crammed with fruit and vegetables just off San Barnaba. There is the daily food market in nearby Campo Santa Margherita and various other small food outlets scattered around where you can buy meats, cheese etc. This will be a more interesting although challenging shopping experience than the supermarket! You will find many antique and gift shops in Dorsoduro, notably around San Barnaba and the Peggy Guggenheim Museum/Salute area.

Location: You could not be in a better location as we are situated in one of the most desirable parts of Venice by the Zattere promenade where you can take your strolls along with the Venetians. The water bus stops 'San Basilio' and 'Zattere' are only a few minutes away, from which you can start your journeys for outings further afield, including perhaps a day trip to the outer islands. This area is the centre of the Arts in Venice and is richly populated with Museums, Galleries, Churches and Historic buildings.

We are sure that our Venetian retreat will provide you with a truly pleasurable experience.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Suzette Colson (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English

Reviews

4.9
based on 37 holidaymaker reviews

Romantic Luxurious Courtyard Apartment
average rating of 4.864865 based on 37 reviews
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A charming hideaway in a quiet part of Venice

  • 5 of 5

My Wife and I stayed for a week at Ca'Masena.We loved the apartment especially the garden with good plants,table and parasol.It is close to a very well concealed but excellent supermarket and good restaurants.Getting around Venice from Ca'Masena is easy.Good air conditioning.Needless to say it was clean/well maintained.Meet and greet worked well.

Very recommendable!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My first time in Venice and it was just wonderful, especially the days spent in Dorsoduro.

Best times were spent minutes from the apartment, enjoying drinks at the kiosk bar on the Zattere, ice cream at Nicos and taking in the amazing Guggenheim and Academia collections. My children found Venice magical and said it was so much better than their normal beach holidays!!!

The apartment was a place for them to relax after a busy day, spacious, with excellent air conditioning, good shower and clean bathroom facilities, we only used the kitchen for breakfast (cereal bought at supermarket minutes away) and coffee. The local restaurants and sights were too good to stay in!! To be honest the location was so good that we didn't spend much time in the apartment. The living room was a little dark but this we found relaxing. The area felt very safe. The big bonus for me was that the children loved every minute of it!!

Definitely arrange a water taxi when arriving to take you to San Basilio water stop, minutes from the apartment. Make sure you ask for the scenic route, a truly unforgettable sight of Venice, leaving the city was disappointing as I wanted one last look at a city that is now top of my list. Living in Dorsoduo made such a difference, I think if we had booked in San Marco our holiday would have been very different. We can't wait to return one day. Suzette (the owner) was so helpful that I felt I could contact her at any time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Perfect Stay in a wonderful city!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Ca'masena for 4 nights ( family of four) and found it was everything we needed. The accommodation is charming and very well looked after. The extras - air con / surround sound / great wi fi were a big plus - especially for our teenage daughter who didn't feel cut off from her social circle whilst away with us! The courtyard garden was a little sun trap and we loved having our breakfast in the garden every day.

The location is ideal - right next to a water stop / well stocked supermarket and lots of restaurants to choose from.

After a day in the city returning to Ca'masena was the perfect end.

We definitely would love to return to Venice and Ca'mesena again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Peaceful retreat a few steps from everything

  • 5 of 5

After a twelve minute picturesque stroll from Piazzale Roma we arrived at the western end of Zattere 'promenade'. We were greeted by Enrica who took us to the apartment and showed us around - a pretty and comfortable retreat. . At first it seemed a little dark but we would be grateful for the peace and quiet after a day of vaporetto travel and sightseeing in the sun.

The wee courtyard was lovely and we enjoyed a refreshing coffee or wine there on a number of occasions. The kitchen was more than sufficient for our needs - compact and well stocked. The bedroom was very comfortable and peaceful.

Great location! We cooked a couple of times and the supermarket at the end of the Calle was a couple of minutes walk away. It's really within easy reach of restaurants, vaporetto stops and galleries. We walked most of the time and the Zattere is a lovely place for an evening stroll, right at the end of the lane. We loved it and will hopefully return one day soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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A wonderful apartment in a glorious area of Venice

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolute gem. The apartment is situated on Zattere which is wonderful for evening strolls and only a 5 minute walk to Academia bridge. The apartment has everything you could wish for and the courtyard garden is perfect for morning coffee. It allows you to feel like a Venetian as opposed to a tourist in an hotel. The booking process was very smooth and Suzette was an absolute pleasure to correspond with. This apartment really enhanced our stay in Venice and we will almost certainly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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A Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Ca'Masena is a lovely property situated up a small passageway off the sunny Zattere. Dorsoduro is an ideal place to stay, you feel like you are experiencing the real Venice away from the tourist hubbub but still within really easy reach of the main attractions. We loved our daily walk over the Accademia Bridge, the view from it is one you could never tire off! The apartment was as described, comfortable enough for four and a nice place to relax before a lively evening in the nearby Campo Santa Margherita.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Marco Polo
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Zatterre
Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
Stazione Marittima
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Lido
Nearest Train
1.3 Kilometres
Santa Lucia
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Piazzale Roma
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Zattere
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Cadora
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Lido
Car: not necessary

Ca'Masena is situated in Dorsoduro one of the most desirable areas in Venice just off the magnificent Zattere waterfront and only a couple of minutes walk away from the San Basilio & Zattere Vaporetti. We are a 2 minute walk away from the supermarket. It is also within easy reach of other transport links such as Piazzale Roma and Ferrovia.

Stroll along the Zattere with its amazing views across to Giudecca Island and Palladio's wonderful Redentore church. Keep going and you will reach La Salute which marks the point where the Grand Canal meets the Bacino di San Marco, from which you can see the whole expanse of the lagoon. You will not forget such a moment in a hurry! Also local to us is the Guggenheim and Punta della Dogana Art Museums both near the Accademia Bridge. Not far away is Campo Barnaba, with its famous floating vegetable ‘shop’, and a bit further on is Campo Santa Margherita one of the liveliest squares in Venice with cafes, restaurants and a daily food market. Dorsoduro, the heart of the Arts for Venice indeed has it all!

For further information on Ca' Masena have a look at our personal website:

http://www.camasena.com/

Our apartment details can also be seen on ALASTAIR SAWDAY'S 'Special Places in Italy'

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There is a 3 day minimum booking. It is sometimes possible to stay for 2 days when such a gap is available between bookings, but please note that in this case a final cleaning charge of £60 will apply.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Dorsoduro, Venice city centre

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2016
1 Apr 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
£1,195
 
 
Autumn 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 13 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£175
£1,015
 
 
Winter 2016
14 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
£855
 
 
Holidays 2016
22 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
£1,125
 
 
Winter 2017
4 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
£855
 
 
Carnival 2017
10 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
£1,095
 
 
Spring 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£175
£1,015
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The above rates quoted above are for 2 guests. There is a linen cost of £10 per person for each additional guest.
The rates are inclusive of final cleaning, linen & utilities. Minimum 3 night stay - although a 2 night stay may occasionally be possible but with a chargeable £60/€65 linen and cleaning fee.The 'Meet and Greet' service of €35 is payable locally in cash to our local representative in Venice.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dorsoduro in Venice

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • This is an unusually spacious bedroom, with beautiful Venetian bedroom furniture, antique chairs, silk curtains and damask bedspread. This room also has wifi access with plenty of storage space.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
The lounge has 2 sofa beds, one double and the other single, providing additional sleeping for 3 people. The dining table has seating for six people Our delightful private courtyard has garden furniture which can seat up to 6.

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