|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
St Mark Residence is a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom comfortable apartment adjacent to San Marco Piazza on the Merceria dell'Oralagio with a balcony in the heart of Venice.
Recently refurbished, it affords the visitor tranquility in the very centre of this exciting and unique city. Listen to Vivaldi as you sip prosecco on the terrace under the watchful eye of St Mark on the glorious domes of the Basilica and relax at the end of a perfect day of sightseeing and exploring the dazzling array of unique attractions that is magical Venice. Enjoy the orchestras in the St Mark's Piazza at nighttime en route to a romantic stroll along the waterfront and gaze at the Laguna.
The two bathrooms allow two couples to share and a fifth guest can be accommodated behind a screen in the living room. Enjoy the many restaurants and bars in the heart of Venice and if you feel like eating in, the compact kitchen (newly installed in 2012) will allow you serve the lovely local produce found in the local shops and markets. Avail of the balcony and eat outside and watch the gunmetal Moors on the Clock Tower keeping time as they have done for centuries! The Merceria dell'Oralagio, our street is an amazing mixture of designer shops, with eyecatching displays showcasing beautiful Italian crafts like the
locally produce Murano Glass. It is the main entrance to the world renowned St Mark's Square and yet has the advantage of peaceful evenings and the chance to enjoy this world Heritage, Unesco protected site leisurely when all the other tourists have left!
Art classes, Italian classes, cultural tours and sightseeing tours are among the many organised trips you can
avail of in Venice where approximately 20 million visitors come annually to marvel at the magic that is Venice.
You can negotiate La Serenissima yourself using an array of useful guidebooks written by others who have
visited and loved Venice before you. The rail links are very good and you can also explore other beautiful Italian
cities like Verona, Padua, Florence, Rome and many many more from here. Venice however has enough beauty
and wonder to keep the average person exploring them for many years and you will find yourself drawn back to
her again and again.
We bought this apartment in 2008 and refurbished it in 2009. Every year since then we have updated or upgraded some aspect of the
apartment. In 2010 we installed a new boiler, in 2012 a new
kitchen and in 2013 WIFI and new airconditioning. We absolutely love spending time here and love the fact that we are
so close to virtually every attraction in Venice. St Mark's Square at nighttime when the main body of tourists have gone home, exhibits a sort of magical surreal quality, its perfect beauty complemented by the various orchestras with musicians from all over the world. I cannot imagine anyone tiring of this unique setting.
Mrs Leonora O'Sullivan purchased this apartment in 2008
The chance of having an apartment so close to the unique World Heritage, Unesco site of St Mark's Square in Venice was a very
special opportunity for us and very rare (we bought it from an Italian business person who, in turn had received it as a family inheritance). It is also comfortable and pleasant to spend time in.
Proximity to St Mark's Square and ease of access to all other
This is the perfect apartment for a stay in Venice. The location is unbeatable, just a thirty-second walk from St Mark’s Square (the heart of Venice). It is also only a short walk to local amenities such as a supermarket and the Vaporetto. The apartment itself is very charming and well cared for. The hostess, Leonora, is very welcoming and helpful. We were delighted when she was able to give us some fantastic local restaurant recommendations. On her advice we ate traditional Italian food at reasonable prices for the duration of our stay. I would highly recommend this apartment, I can’t think of a better way to experience Venice!
Venice is an amazing place to come to and see and do and walk and eat and drink and just stand in Piazza San Marco at night and breathe and listen to the music. Do it and stay here, in this apartment. A stones throw from the Piazza, Doges Palace and St Marks Basilica, this home away from home is comfortable and very accommodating. Sure, bringing the suitcase up the steps is a workout, but treat yourself to a gelato and go exploring. Sit out on the porch with some wine and cheese and listen to the bells in the evening as the tourists thin out. The beds are comfortable, the bathrooms updated. Thank you, Leonora, for making this stay so perfect from our first emailing through the visit. I would absolutely encourage anyone coming to Venice to stay here and look forward to a repeat stay in the future!
This was our first visit to Venice and most certainly will not be our last. We were so glad that we chose this apartment. This is a very well cared for, clean apartment. The outdoor balcony was wonderful, and we loved sitting out there hearing the noises of Venice. You are so close to all of the action, but feel as though when you enter this apartment all is quiet and peaceful. The stairs leading to the apartment are many, but we felt as though we could indulge just a little more!!!! This apartment was great, and we highly recommend it.
We have been to Venice a few time before and never stayed in such a charming apartment. It was spacious and well cared for. This was our last stop on our 3 week vacation. The beds were very comfortable with nice crisp sheets. You can tell that Leonora takes pride in her home. The outside terrace was a fantastic place to sit and have a glass of wine and cheese. The location is steps away from St Marks Square. Everything is walking distance. I can't wait to go back. We wouldn't want to stay anywhere else!! Leonora was delightful. She made the transaction easy from beginning to the end. Thanks again!
'Superbly located ' truly described this delightful property . I was astonished at the proximity to St. Mark's Square ! Mrs O' Sullivan with her great courtesy and warmth , took great care of me,a single traveller . She gave me several contact numbers should I need them ,and extensive information on places to visit, nearby shops and Restaurants .The apartment while being absolutely pristine, was so welcoming and warm .I felt truly nurtured by it's comfort and decor,with lots to read,and beautiful guide books .The joy of being so high up,is the views over the red roof tops, the Clock Tower, and roof of St.Marks .I was particularly struck by the serenity and peace, yet while out on the balcony, you could hear the gentle buzz of the passer by's. It was a perfect visit, full of delight and I truly hope to return .With best wishes ,from Claire Roche.Ireland.
First of all we would liket to thank Leonora for being so nice, always available when we needed information or suggestions, before our arrival and during our stay. The apartment is exactely as in the pictures, beautiful, clean, spacious, well kept, quiet yet centrally located, and the terrace is a real plus and very difficult to find in Central Venice. The location is spectacular, right behind the Torre dell'Orologio (left side of San Mark Square), 5 minutes from Rialto Bridge, Santa Maria Formosa, The Arsenale (The Biennale), plenty of restaurants around and also supermarkets if one wants to prepare something at home, in the middle of everything but very quiet and private. We went on a romantic gateway to celebrate a birthday and the choice couldn't be better, the apartment gave us the opportunity to visit Venice as locals, having time to explore the less touristic areas as well as the very well known, and loved the city more than ever!
Venice, unique City of Water lies in North Eastern Italy. Piazza San Marco a World Heritage Unesco site is less than 30 seconds from our apartment. We are on the Merceria dell'Oralagio We can see the imposing Campanile and the fascinating Torrel del Orologio from our apartment and
enjoy the benign gaze of St Mark on the Byzantium Domes of his Cathedral when we sit on our balcony. We can sometimes hear the orchestras in St Mark's at nighttime and love the fact that we are so central, the beautiful laguna is only the other side of San Marco from us and it is magic to walk there late at night.The
Laguna with all its beauty and mysteries await you and the famous Lido is only a short waterbus (vaporetto) ride away. All the islands of the Laguna are so easily explored and you can get
a vaporetto from within a few minutes of our apartment. We are within walking distance( 5 minutes on foot) of The Rialto famous for its wonderful markets and the majestic Grand Canal.
Other Activities: Guided tours and lectures on Venice and the
surrounding Veneto region. Day trips to Verona, Padua and
and the Brenta Canal. Wine and Language tours and courses.
languages tours and courses.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 2 2015 - Mar 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
There is a meet and greet/cleaning charge of 100 euros payable to the agent in Venice. This applies to arrivals up till 20.00, after that a special arrangement and extra charge will apply.Linen and towels are included as well as kitchen equipment and all you need for
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