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Stunning Attic Apartment In The Centre Of Padua



Updated: 09-Dec-2016
Refined Bright Attic Within The Heart Of Padova Superb Views On Hidden Gardens

This elegant attic has recently been restored by a famous architect. It is furnished with antiques and the exposed beams of the ceiling make a unique warm and relaxing atmosphere. The apartment is on the third and last floor of a fifteenth century palace located in the heart of medieval Padua, very close to the squares and places of artistic interest. Its position in Padua’s restricted traffic area makes this apartment unique for peace and quiet. The attic is flooded with light and the windows overlook lush secret gardens. Its 85 square meters, consist of a bedroom, a bathroom with shower-bath and Jacuzzi, a large living room, a kitchen with fully equipped terrace overlooking the Duomo, a laundry room, and large closets. The large sofa in the living room can be used as an extra bed, but please bear in mind that the windows in the living room do not have curtains but only external motorised sun blinds. This apartment is very well isolated from the outside extreme temperatures. The roof has been built with the ventilation system and the windows are double glazed with thermal glass. A centralised system of air conditioning and the under floor heating guarantee the best comfort in every season. The centralised vacuum net makes this apartment very easy to clean and it garantees a spot less maintenance.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


A wonderful apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many apartments successfully in Italy, and this is by far the best. The rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished. The kitchen is extremely well equipped; the abundance of wonderful markets in the piazze nearby made it unnecessary to go out for meals. The laundry facilities are excellent and easy to manage. The heating and air conditioning system is in excellent condition. Morena has set up the apartment to include everything guests need, even for a fairly long stay.

The only drawback to the apartment—a hardship only for people with physical disabilities-- is the necessity of climbing the stairs to the attic floor.

The apartment is ideally located in the centre of the old city, which hums with student life from the university.

Morena made us feel more like personal guests than renters. She was extraordinarily hospitable, greeting us upon arrival and providing whatever information and assistance we needed throughout our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect place to stay in Padova

  • 5 of 5

A spacious and very comfortable apartment right in the centre of the city. A warm welcome from Morena, and lots of advice about where to eat and shop. I cannot recommend it highly enough. I certainly hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very Michele Richard, i hope to see again in Padua!
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Bainbridge Island, Washington USA


  • 5 of 5

Padova was our hub for exploring the Veneto. We could not have chosen a more perfect apartment for our two-week stay. We made frequent day trips to neighboring towns, and coming back to Via Patriarcata was so comforting. Spacious, well-equipped, with stunning views of the Duomo and distant hills, this apartment was an absolute delight. The food markets close by in Piazza Erbe and Piazza Frutta were the best we've seen anywhere in Italy, including Bologna and that's saying something! During our entire stay, we cooked dinner every night in our apatment with all the wonderful produce, meats, and pasta from the markets. We can't say enough about our lovely hosts, Morena and Pietro. They know and love their city and they share all of their enthusiasm and helpful information to their guests. We only wish we could return their hospitality and welcome them to our home. Mille Grazie, Morena e Pietro!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warrington, Cheshire

Perfect location close to all the main Piazzas

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed by Morena who owns this amazing apartment which is within two minutes walk of Piazza Dei Signori, one of the most fashionable in the city. She was extremely helpful and provided lots of local information and a phone number to contact her should we have any queries. The apartment is spacious and light with air conditioning throughout, which we needed due to the 36-degree temperature outside! As it is an attic apartment there are two and a half flights of stairs to climb which might not be ideal for anyone who struggles with stairs. The views sitting on the small terrace are amazing, overlooking the Duomo - a lovely place to sit and sip the bottle of Processo she very kindly left in the fridge. for us. We would highly recommend the Attic Apartment, in terms of the facilities, location and the friendliness of the owner. Thank you Morena for providing us with such a beautiful and relaxing location for our short stay in Padua.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

If you come to Padua you have to stay here. It's beautiful, central, has a wonderful view and is very well appointed. Everything as you would expect.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Padova attic apartment to rent

  • 5 of 5

A great location in the centre of historical city. Very spacious and great views over the rooftops of Padova. Excellent facilities and very tastefully furnished. The owner Morena was helpful and left us a bottle of Prosecco in the fridge. If you want a chilled stay in the heart of a beautiful city this is for you.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

If you love Italy and its hidden treasures Pdova is the perfect city to visit, it is full of monuments and very central in the Veneto reagion. Within an hour of train you can reach all the small cities of art in Veneto such as Cittadella, Bassano, Montagnana, Monselice as well as Venice, Verona, Vicenza, Rovigo, Ferrara and also Bologna! Florence is only an hour and a half by train!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Venice, Marco Polo apt at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Piazza Capitaniato at 20 Metres Nearest Ferry : Lido di Venezia at 35 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Golf Club La Montecchia at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Padova at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Padova Est at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Piazza Capitaniato at 20 Metres Nearest Beach : Sottomarina at 40 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Padova is a very interesting city. It was an important center from the X century b.c. of paleoveneti civilisation and a rich city also during Roman times. After a short collapse it had a very flourishing medieval age which culminated with the da Carrara signoria of the 14th century. Its University is the oldest in Europe after Bologna. Here is a list of what you must see:

Palazzo della Ragione

Cappella degli Scrovegni frescoed by Giotto

The university anathomic theatre

Il Battistero

The Basilic of S. Antony

The botanical garden (the oldest in Europe)

The main squares to see are: Piazza delle Erbe (the herbs square), Piazza della Frutta (the fruits square), Piazza dei Signori (the lords square).

The centre of Padua is full of food shops (the local morning marked is only 5 minute walk from the apartment), shops of all kinds, bars and restaurants. In the apartment you will find a list of suggestions by the owner.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
autumn & winter
3 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £126
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Rates include: heating, Hair conditioning and electricity, hot and cold water, weekly change of bed and bath linen, final cleaning and taxes.
Payment: 30% of the rent is to be paid at the moment of the booking by wire transfer, free of bank charge. The balance is due upon arrival by cash.
Extra: 0
Security deposit: upon arrival we ask our guests to give us 150 Euro (cash) for any damage or breakage which may occur during the stay. At the end of the sojourn the money will be returned, unless it has to be used partly or fully for any damage.
Number of beds: we cannot allow the number of persons staying in a house to be higher of the number of beds initially stated.
Arrival & Departure: your arrival is expected between 4 and 7 pm. Apartments should be vacated by 10 am on the day of departure.
Cancellation by the client: the following rates will apply:
30% of the total rent up to 4 months (120 days) before arrival
50% as from the 119th day before the date of arrival
100% as from the 59th day before the date of arrival
Should we manage to rent the apartment partly or fully for the cancelled period we will refund the client accordingly.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 09-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

Terrace with stunning view on gardens and on the Duomo of Padua. Perfect restoration of entire building, full of light. Very high standard of comfort due to the isolation from extreme outside temperature. The owner takes personal care of the apartment and its guests.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling

Floor Area

  • 85 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom with shower-bath and Jacuzzi


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, large sofa .
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Double bed king-size. Window and balcony facing East.


  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...


  • Self-catering

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