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A wonderful retreat in Venice

Bedrooms 2
Space 70 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom apartment to sleep 4 in central Venice, near Rialto Bridge

You will feel like at home during your stay at 'Casa Bricola' and you will enjoy The 'Serenissima' like a Venetian. The apartment is located in a no-tourist side of Venice and has a beautiful view over a garden, exactly in Calle del Fumo, only 100 m from the 'Fondamenta Nuove' where it's possible to get a public boat to join every area of Venice, the Lido beach and the Venitian islands: Murano, Burano and Torcello.

The apartment is on the first floor and is on two floors: on the first floor there are the living-room, the kitchen, one twins bedroom and one bathroom. On the second floor there are one double bedroom and one bathroom with shower. The air conditioning is only in the living-room.

Both Saint Mark's Square and Rialto bridge are reachable in less than 10 minutes on foot.

More Details

Property Manager
Casa Bricola
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017


Cannaregio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

A wonderful retreat in Venice
average rating of 4.902439 based on 49 reviews

Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for almost a week in October. This is a great apartment in a great location. The photos are accurate. It's very comfortable and spacious. And if you're lucky when you arrive, you will get to pick up the key from Sra. Rosa -- a diamond of Venice. Venice is just a great city. I offer one piece of advice. It's a difficult city in which to keep your orientation. You will think they move the streets around. Before you leave, consult google for best walking route from various points. It works. Then print out a map and highlight the routes. Sometimes when it's late, you just want to get home rather than a random walk around an absolutely beautiful city.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Great location, Fabulous Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This was a great 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom apartment. I was perfect as we were two couples. The location was perfect and the apartment was clean and comfortable. I would recommend it and I would definitely stay there again. There is one flight of stairs to go up. Remember that when the add for any apartment in almost all European countries says first floor or main floor it is one flight up. My only recommendation is to make sure you get Mrs. Rosa's grandsons cell number as she speaks no english and if you have an issue she can not help. We couldn't get the wi/fi to work but no big deal.

Enjoy you vacation, Venice is a fabulous city.


  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

It was a very nice apartment, clean and in a quiet part of Venice. Everything was in the apartment, the kitchen was nice and all the important things were there. The beds were perfect and it was very good to have two bathrooms.The boat stop wasn't far away. and madam Rosa was really kind and helpfull.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casa Olivia - or how to spend great holidays!

  • 5 of 5

Contact with the owner was easy, fast, very kind and with clear explanations about how to get to the location and how to retrieve the keys. Every adminstrative aspect was handled fast, smooth and easily. If you want to be near all major tourist attractions, near a central and important boat stop and are looking at the same time to be in a quiet, non touristic neighbourhood, then you should definitley stay in "Casa Olivia".

Everything went smooth and easily, the neighbours were also very kind and helpful.

The appartment itself suits perfectly a 4 person family with its two bedrooms and two bathrooms. We had most of our meals at the appartment, because it was always easy to get there end its living room gave us the possibility of having our meals together or just relaxing in this quiet neighbourhood.

The beds were comfortable and the only item we were missing is a micro wave oven which would have simplified heating beverages and left overs but I am pretty sure one will be added.

Conclusion : We spent great holidays and as I am sure we will return to Venice, I hope that by the time "Casa Olivia" will be still available! Thank you very much!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Inverness, Florida USA

Very nice clean, well located appartment.

  • 5 of 5

The appartment was what was described. It was well maintained. Very close to Vaparetto stop, grocery store and local restaruants. Off the beaten path but within walking distance of everything. Very happy with the appartment.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casa Olivia

  • 5 of 5

We are a couple in our late sixties and found Casa Olivia a very pleasant location for our two week stay in Venice. Well away from the hustle and bustle of the more touristy areas it was a short walk to the Rialto Bridge.

The apartment was well equipped, clean and spacious. It is on the first floor of the building with 22 steps to the door but anyone visiting Venice would need to be prepared to negotiate the steps on the many bridges. We found that it was worthwhile to buy a seven day ticket for the ACTV vaparetto water bus service as the stop at Fondamente Nova was very near the apartment and at the end of a day exploring Venice it was a relief to board a vaparetto back to base.

The caretaker Signora Rosa was very helpful and when necessary, brought her granddaughter to help with Italian to English translation. Any problems were quickly resolved. The owner Signor Rodolfo provided a clear friendly and efficient booking service and the booking was confirmed by means of a short term rental contract sbject to Venetian jurisdiction.

In short we would recommend Casa Olivia to either the fist time visitor or to those who have been in Venice previously.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Marco Polo
Nearest Ferry
150 Metres
Fondamente Nuove
Nearest Train
2 Metres
Venezia Sant Lucia

'Without streets and vehicles, the uproar of wheels, the brutality of horses, and with its little winding ways where people crowd together, where voices sound as in the corridors of a house where the human step circulates as if it skirted the angles of furniture and shoes never wear out, the place has the character of an immense collective apartment, in which Piazza San Marco is the most adorned corner'. Henry James, The Aspern Papers.


Rates & Availability

Cannaregio Apartment Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Reinigungsgebühr $53.47
Refundable damage deposit $213.86

Heating under consumtion (Euro 1,20/kubik meter).
Towels and Linen included
Check- in normally between 4pm and 8pm, check-in after 8pm extra charge
Check-out normally 10am
If possible and you arrive earlier, we'll do our best to accomadate your wishes, same for the departure

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