Apartment Luisa

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 7

Overview

City Homes & Apartments
Wow Factor
Ideal for Kids Walk to Village Laptop Friendly Workspace All Bedrooms En-Suite Romantic

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Exquisitely restored to its former glory, Apartment Luisa is housed in a former fifteenth century Palazzo, facing the Grand Canal, between the Rialto Bridge and St Mark’s Square, in the romantic city of historic Venice, on Italy’s north-east coast. This masterpiece of Venetian architecture is home to four superb apartments that can be rented together as one house.

Apartment Luisa has five spacious ensuite bedrooms, and can accommodate up to ten guests, ideal for a large family or friends’ get together. The property has its own boat jetty for direct water arrival and collection, a monumental entrance, a stunning shared communal hall, and a private elevator to take you to your own quarters. This luxury five thousand square foot residence is arranged over the first and second floors, with a connecting grand marble staircase, and a private elevator. The apartment enjoys a three-sided aspect, which overlooks the iconic Grand Canal, and the famous Rialto Bridge. Apartment Luisa has been beautifully restored to its original grandeur, with delicate hand painted trompe l’oeil ceilings and walls, masses of Italian marble, the finest handmade furniture, and newly installed modern kitchens and bathrooms. For your comfort and entertainment complimentary air conditioning and Wi-Fi is included throughout.

On the first floor there is an impressive one hundred square metres of luxurious living space. The marble floored hallway has a main salon, which is furnished with modern leather pieces, with a colourful Quadrifora Gothic window endpiece. The simply splendid dining room has a table that can seat up to twenty-two guests, ideal for some seriously impressive entertaining. There is a large professional kitchen to cook for those guests and is fully equipped with all of the latest appliances that you will need to cater for your stay. There is an additional lounge and dining room, as well as a library and television room, with a balcony that overlooks the Grand Canal, and views of the Rialto Bridge.

Take the internal marble staircase to the second floor, where you will find the Grand Salon running the length of the floor, with five breath-taking double bedrooms leading off it. Each room is beautifully appointed, dressed in the finest quality bedding and linens, and furnished with handmade bespoke wardrobes and cabinets. All of them have sumptuous ensuite marble bathrooms, with walk-in showers and double hand basins, and have all been cleverly colour co-ordinated with their respective bedrooms.

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What you should know…

  • Apartment Luisa is one of four simply stunning luxurious residences that are part of the original Palazzo. You can rent all four properties at the same time for one very fabulous celebration

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Laptop Friendly Workspace Washing Machine Tumble Dryer Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Machine Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Lift Gym/Fitness Room Heating

The Apartment

Two story apartment within an original 16th century Palazzo:

Interior
First Floor
- Large seating area
- Dining room for 22 guests
- Second sitting and dining areas
- Professional kitchen
- Library and television room
- Ballroom
- Two WC's

Second Floor
- Bar area
- Grand Salon
- Five bedrooms with en-suite marble bathrooms, walk-in showers, double hand basins, WCs
- 22 seater dining table in the Ballroom

Outdoor Grounds
- Private jetty for water taxis

Additional Facilities
- Air conditioning
- Wi-Fi
- Private Elevator
- Internal staircase
- Hairdryer
- Washing machine and dryer
- Dishwasher
- Oven and Microwave
- Fridge/Freezer

 

 

Location

About the surrounding area of Apartment Luisa
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Apartment Luisa is one of four stunning residences in what was originally a magnificent sixteenth century Venetian family home. The apartment is ideally located on the Grand Canal in the heart of Venice, betwixt and between the Rialto Bridge, and St Mark’s Square. The property has its own water taxi boat jetty, perfect for picking you up for a day’s sightseeing, and dropping you off after an evening out. The international Marco Polo airport is a thirty-minute private water taxi journey away, or seventy-five minutes by the public vaporetto.

The apartment is perfectly positioned within walking distance of most of the major sights of Venice, and one of the joys of a holiday here, is walking over many of the four hundred bridges, and some of one hundred and eighteen canals, as the architecture reveals the city’s four-hundred-year history. Take a trip down the Grand Canal to the impressive St Mark’s Square, and the eleventh century Basilica, where mass is still held today. Visit the Byzantine Doge’s Palace, climb the clocktower, and cross the Bridge of Sighs. On the other side of the square is the Correr Museum, highlighting the history of Venice in its royal rooms and library. Take time out to stroll around the square, window shop in the jewellery stores, before sitting down for tea in Florian’s, whilst the orchestra plays your favourite tunes. Cross the canal to the Napoleonic Accademia Gallery to view classical Venetian art, and the nearby seventeenth century Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute, with its iconic cupola and twelve paintings by Titian. Make time to visit the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, an homage to twentieth century modern art, housed in her original palazzo home.

Take an island tour to see the glassblowers at work on Murano, the colourful houses and lacemakers on Burano, and the seventh century cathedral on Torcello, with its Byzantine art. Cross the sea to the Lido, famous for its grand hotels, long sandy beaches, and for those who like to chance their luck, there’s a casino too. Venice is a food lovers paradise, sample the local dish of Baccala Mantecato, a salted cod dish, best served with a chilled white wine. The apartment is near to the famous Rialto Bridge and its food markets, mongering fresh fruit and vegetables. A walk to St Mark’s Square will take you through streets selling the very best quality hand crafted leather goods, silk scarves, and cashmere sweaters, not to mention the designer dress shops with brand labels you’ll want to buy. For the romantics, get into a gondola and cruise the canals, or simply take one, to cross the water from one side to the other.

In the evening enjoy a stroll to Harry’s Bar for a Bellini, before a night at the opera at the Fenice Theatre, then dine in a local restaurant, serving traditional Venetian dishes overlooking the Grand Canal, under a Tiepolo blue sky. If you are lucky enough to be there during the Carnival, make sure you wear a mysterious mask and join in the fun and frolics of this fabulous festival.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Venice Marco Polo Airport

(17 km)

Nearest Ferry Port S. Angelo

(50 m)

Nearest Supermarket Supermercato DESPAR ROSSINI

(300 m)

Nearest Train Station Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia

(1 km)

Region

Venice, a captivating city situated in the northeastern part of Italy, is a place like no other. Often referred to as the "City of Canals," Venice is renowned for its unique and mesmerising beauty. Built on a network of one-hundred-and-eighteen small islands connected by a labyrinth of canals, this enchanting city offers an array of attractions and experiences that make it a must-visit destination for travellers from around the world.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

A vacation in Venice is magical for children of all ages. This beautiful apartment is situated in the heart of the city, with most of the major sights within walking distance.

Kids love a ride down the Grand Canal on the local vaporetto water bus, climb aboard for a cruise down the main waterway of Venice and see the history in the magnificent palaces that line the route. Get off at St Mark’s Square, and visit the Doge’s Palace, where they can’t fail to be impressed by the Golden Staircase to the fourteenth century Great Hall, and the twenty-two-metre painting by Titian. Cross the Bridge of Sighs and explore the dark dungeons where the Dukes had their prisons. Play a game of Hunt the Winged Lion, the symbol of the city, and to be found on buildings all over Venice.

Go for a gondola ride, and get off at Zattere, where they can enjoy an ice cream at the famous Gelateria Nico. Take a picnic to the Giardini Pubblica, where there is a children’s playground and a grotto. Shop for masks for carnival time, or your kids can make their own at Ca’ Macaria. Take a trip to Murano, where you can watch the glass blowers make incredible ornaments that you’ll want to take home. Cross the sea to the Lido, famous for its sandy beaches, where even out of season they can build castles and swim in the sea.

Go out of town to Villa Pisani, down the Brenta Canal that connected Venice to Padua, where they can lose themselves in the maze and the double staircase to the top of the tower.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • No car required
  • Kid-friendly museum
  • Kid-friendly excursions
  • Water excursions/Boat trips
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Lift

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit Oliver’s Travels to charge €1500 to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full site inspection.
Arrival time 16:00
Departure time 11:00
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Minimum stay 5 nights during high season, 3 nights during all other seasons
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted
Tax There is a city tax due to be paid locally which is not included in the rental rate. The amount will be confirmed by your onsite representative when you arrive.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Mandatory chef's charge of €800 per day (food and drink not included), payable with final balance.
Other 2 Please note this property requires a higher deposit of 50% of the rental price at the time of booking.
Stag & Hen Do's Allowed? Available on request.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 26th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 £13,470 £20,204 £26,939 £33,673 £47,128
Apr 1st 2024 - Apr 15th 2024 £15,859 £23,789 £31,718 £39,647 £55,489
Apr 15th 2024 - Apr 21st 2024 - - - £65,173 £91,215
Apr 21st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 £15,859 £23,789 £31,718 £39,647 £55,489
Nov 1st 2024 - Dec 23rd 2024 £13,470 £20,204 £26,939 £33,673 £47,128
Dec 23rd 2024 - Aug 29th 2025 £15,859 £23,789 £31,718 £39,647 £55,489

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 26th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 €14,668 €22,002 €29,335 €36,669 €51,321
Apr 1st 2024 - Apr 15th 2024 €17,270 €25,905 €34,540 €43,175 €60,426
Apr 15th 2024 - Apr 21st 2024 - - - €70,972 €99,330
Apr 21st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 €17,270 €25,905 €34,540 €43,175 €60,426
Nov 1st 2024 - Dec 23rd 2024 €14,668 €22,002 €29,335 €36,669 €51,321
Dec 23rd 2024 - Aug 29th 2025 €17,270 €25,905 €34,540 €43,175 €60,426

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 26th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 $15,866 $23,799 $31,731 $39,664 $55,513
Apr 1st 2024 - Apr 15th 2024 $18,681 $28,021 $37,361 $46,701 $65,362
Apr 15th 2024 - Apr 21st 2024 - - - $76,769 $107,444
Apr 21st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 $18,681 $28,021 $37,361 $46,701 $65,362
Nov 1st 2024 - Dec 23rd 2024 $15,866 $23,799 $31,731 $39,664 $55,513
Dec 23rd 2024 - Aug 29th 2025 $18,681 $28,021 $37,361 $46,701 $65,362

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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