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1 / 27 view on the garden and entrance to the Dolfin house

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Bedrooms 2 / Bathrooms 2 / Sleeps 4 / Apartment
Bedrooms: 2  Bathrooms: 2  Sleeps: 4  Type: Apartment
TripAdvisor property ID 2373318

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Book this 2 bedroom apartment in Venice today! A total of 4 people can sleep here comfortably.

Guests can enjoy a air conditioning, internet access, and DVD among other amenities offered by this rental.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 4.5/5 thanks to an average of 10 reviews.

Costs vary, with the average weekly rate as low as $1407 to as high as $1876, depending on travel dates.

The manager responds to 50% of inquiries, which is lower than average, and last updated the property’s calendar Aug 07, 2017.

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Truly Venice
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07 Aug 2017
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Languages spoken: English, German, Italian



Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Venice,-veneto Attractions




  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine

Phone / Internet

  • Internet access


  • Dishwasher
  • Stove


  • DVD player
  • TV


  • Shared garden


  • Children
  • Pets
  • Smoking allowed


Reviews (10)

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“un vrai bonheur !”

Reviewed 24 Sep 2013

Chère Daniela, merci de nous avoir recommandé cet appartement. il correspondait totalement à nos attentes: Agréable,fonctionnel,avec un superbe jardin et idéalement placé dans un quartier un peu éloigné des touristes. Seule petite réserve : le salon pourraitêtre mieux aménagé avec par exemple un canapé plus design..

“home from home”

Reviewed 14 Feb 2013

The appartment was fantastic and the garden was lovely for the children to wander around. The appartment is practically detached as it seems to be a converted boat house which extends out the back of the main building just on the ground floor with a mezzanine into the roof. As a result it was very quiet. We had aqua alta when we visited (1.4m) and the water came up to the top of the water gate at the end of the garden only. We liked having coffee round the little table in the kitchen which was very cosy. We felt like real Venetians. The owner is an architect and so the interior was very well thought out.

“A hidden-away apartment in Venice with its own water gate and ex”

Reviewed 7 Aug 2012

Apartment constructed in high-ceilinged back extension of a large house on one of fodaminterras (canal sides) of Cannareggio, a residential district North of central Venice but within easy walking distance of vaporetto stops, the market at the Rialto et al. Easy to get to vaporetto stops on the Grand Canal and on the lagoon-side We chose it because it's on the ground floor and had a garden: this was the best feature of the apartment and a great pleasure to sit out in on warm, early summer evenings. Several local restaurants further along the fondaminterra: all very close by and okay though not distinguished - and then we went to a great local restaurant serving more authentically Venetian cuisine, about five minutes walk away: Vino da Gigio (details in the booklet provided for guests). One good sized bedroom and another up some stairs from the main room (which could get rather hot in high summer though there's air conditioning below)In the main room there's a large sofa bed. Good for two couples but the upstairs bedroom isn't really separate from the downstairs room with the sofa bed and bathroom off it; would be okay for children but not for a third couple. Even though we arrived at 10 p.m., we were met where the airport boat docks and oriented to the apartment by Daniella who's in charge of Truly Venice and speaks fluent English. She showed us how to work the tricky lock on the big, antique front door. Door and the hall are shared by other tenants in the building (quiet and discreet; we rarely saw them). Apartment's comfortable and well appointed though kitchen is small and best suited to light meals or serving up food from the nearby supermarket (which has a good range) rather than serious cooking. Everything of importance worked, including the WiFi but not CD player. Shutters were a little tricky. One of the best-equipped and maintained places I've stayed in.

“a beautiful apartment in a lovely location”

Reviewed 26 Jul 2012

Dont underestimate the delight of having a garden in Venice...It was lovely to be able to sit outside in the evening, especially since we alternated between eating in and eating out. The apartment is lovely and in a perfect location, convenient to public transport, restaurants, sights, etc., while still being in a quiet neighbourhood. We travelled in July with 2 adults and our 16 year old son. Weather was hot so air conditioning was a must. The mezzanine bedroom had no air conditioning and was too hot for our son. He ended up sleeping downstairs which was fine. The apartment was very well equipped; we wanted for nothing. I have no hesitation in recommending Dolfin as a place to stay, but max for 4 people during the summer months provided 2 are happy to sleep in very comfortable pull out sofa in living room.

“Glorious garden in Venice”

Reviewed 24 Jun 2012

It was a pleasure dealing with the Dolfin apartment people. The best feature of this flat is its enormous private garden. The flat itself is compact but well equipped. It's in a quiet residential area by the canal, only a few minutes walk from Canareggio main street where you will find a supermarket, cafes and whatever you need. One quibble,you need to like very hard beds. In fact, one of us slept on the double sofa bed in preference to the beds. And one suggestion, with all that garden, a herb garden would have been really great.

“Splendid place”

Reviewed 9 Jan 2012

We enjoyed this very much. The place was well equipped and comfortable. The kitchen is quite small, but big enoughh for breakfast. We used the living room quite a lot and this was a good solution since we were on holiday with friends and could relax together in a way that wouldn't have been do-able in a hotel. It's a slight shame that while one room is very spacious indeed, with lots of storage space, the attic room is much smaller and storage is a bit short. So one couple gets the better deal. The garden is amazing, complete with a folly-like structure, and a water-gate of its own. It was winter, and too cold to eat outside, but in spring and summer it must be absolutely lovely. The location was great for us: a few minutes from the vaporetto, as promised.

“a gem”

Reviewed 7 Jan 2012

There were 3 of us staying there. We absolutely loved the aesthetics,tilt and turn windows, the green space, and location. The mattresses, none of us found comfortable- the only negative. A quick walk to the vaporetto, unfortunately had to pass by Grom and and fantastic bakery every time! We did not travel w/a phone or phone card and check in would have been easier had we done that. Response from the mgmnt co. was excellent. We would definitely stay there again as it was quiet, yet just a quick ride to the romance of Venice.

“Maison accueillante, gaie et bien conçue, beau et grand jardin,”

Reviewed 7 Jan 2012

A part quelques petits problèmes de serrure inhérents à l'âge de la maison par où l'on entre, vite résolus par les personnes sur place, et la propreté moyenne à l'arrivée (restes de vieille nourriture dans le lave-vaisselle, salles de bains hum), l'appartement est idyllique, bien fait, pratique, avec tout ce qu'il faut, très coloré et correspond parfaitement à l'idée que l'on s'en fait par les photos du site. Le quartier du Cannareggio est animée sans être envahi, avec des restaurant vraiment bons et vivants, on y prend vite ses habitudes, et le grand canal tout près. Bien qu'en novembre nous n'ayons pas vraiment pu profiter du jardin, c'est merveilleux d'avoir cette verdure et des oiseaux tout autour.

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