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Modern Studio in 15th Century Building Close to St Mark

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2), Minimum stay 3 nights

In the historical centre of Venice CONTARINI STUDIO is located just five minutes away from St Marc’s square, Hotel Danieli, Palazzo Ducale, Ponte dei Sospiri, Libreria Marciana and many other famous Venetian buildings of architectural interest. Walking distance to the public boats stops, taxi and shuttle to the airport.

The apartment is part of a 15th century building set on an important Venetian canal named “Rio de la Pietà” and overlooking the wonderful Greek’s Church cupola. The apartment, recently renovated, is equipped with washing machine, dishwasher, air conditioning etc.

All kinds of shops are in the immediate vicinity of the apartments: wine library, bakery, greengrocer, macaroni-maker, pastry shop, cafés, restaurants, laundry, chemist, pizza take away and two supermarkets. Such a comfortable situation is not common in Venice.

CONTARINI STUDIO is a modern 50 sqm open space equipped with kitchen, large living room, king-size bed and shower bathroom.

CONTARINI STUDIO has been reviewed in different magazines, as: “Elle Decoration”, Jennuary 2002, “Travel + Leisure”, March 2002, “The Guardian”, 21st Jennuary 2006, “The Indipendent”, 25th February 2006.

Keywords: apartment, studio, loft

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

Why Mario chose Venice

My family has always had this property.

What makes this apartment unique

You feel the 'venetian rhythm' in a place close to the central St Mark's Square.


Castello West Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is provided with washbasin, bidet, wc, shower box and hair dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1), sofa bed for further 2 people if necessary
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Check in until 10 PM. A guide service receive our guests at one of the main boat stop in venice center and accompany them to the apartment. The service is included in the price for arriving at the apartment until 7 PM, while it is due an extra of eur. 50 for arriving at the apartment between 7 PM to 10 PM (it is not for us but for the guide who works during not working time and it has to be payed directly to the guide).


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Modern Studio in 15th Century Building Close to St Mark
average rating of 4.875 based on 48 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The apartment is at the top of three flights of stairs in an ancient building down a tiny alley. It is romantic and stylish with atmospheric views over the the street below at the front and rooftops at the back. We appreciated the provision of tea, coffee, sugar and oil and vinegar. The location is perfect, actually very quiet although so close to shops, restaurants, St Mark's and the hubbub. Mario and Paola, our guide were extremely pleasant and professional. We hope to return to this magical city soon and we would certainly stay here again. Many thanks.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Very Nice!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect! Especially the location!. All was clean and new!

Thanks! We will come back!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

We just came back from our vacation. This property was very nice. High ceilings and very spacious. The only drawback was the small bathroom and rough towels. Location was perfect. Far enough from St. Marc's square, but quiet and close to a grocery store and great restaurants. Mimi was great and Mario very responsive. Much appreciated. We had a fantastic time. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful, well apppinted studio apartment

  • 5 of 5

From the outset communications from Mario were excellent. Instructions re airport transfer and our guide were clear. Our guide, Mimi, met us at the boat landing point and took us to the apartment. She gave us some really good tips and local information, and was on hand if required throughout our stay.

The apartment is in a quiet location, but just a few minutes walk from Piazza St Marco. There are numerous restaurants close by, and a bit cheaper than some located closer to the centre. The local supermarket is about a 5 min walk, and is well stocked.

We wouldn't hesitate renting this apartment on any future returns to Venice, and would certainly recommend it to any of our friends if visiting Venice.

Many thanks for helping make our first visit to Venice a memorable one.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Beautiful, clean, lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Met at the ferry and escorted to the property. It was a nice oasis in Venice. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Once Great always Great"

  • 5 of 5

We came back to Venice after two years and could not pass up the chance to rent this loft again.

Every thing you could want in a special place.This is close to every thing that you need to visit Venice.

The best part is when you open up the window of this third level loft and have the sites and sounds in front of you.

A great stay, thanks again Michael & Francine.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Car: not necessary

The apartment is centrally located, walking distance from main Venetian attractions. If you will not need specific far attractions once you arrive at the apartment you will not need to use any transportation.

The apartment is on the way which runs from St. Mark Square to the Biennale Pavilions.

Art, restaurants, coffe shop and supermarkets are close to the apartment's ground door.


Rates & Availability

Castello West Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
hight / easter 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
summer 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
hight / 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
winter 2017
Nov 5 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $163.42

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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