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Refined and quiet apart just behind Saint-Mark's square

Bedrooms 2
Space 882 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful 2 double bedroom & 2 bathrooms (on-suite) -quiet hidden corner

An initial Message instead of a direct booking Request would be appreciated as it would allow to introduce themselves and receive complete informations (full brochure) with no pressure.

Part of a XVI Cent. finely restored building, in the heart of the most central and elegant part of Venice, we propose you Lyra, a refined 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms apart. A distinctive XVI Cent. private courtyard (Corte Zorzi) allows access to the building letting them a agreable brightness within a perfect noise sheltering (really poor in pedestrian Venice anyway). The location is just behind Saint-Mark square yes, but in a quiet hidden corner where just few tourists arrives. Despite to its fully central position the area is not a massive tourist path and still preserves flavours and sensations of times gone by.

Just out of the courtyard u will find a small nice venetian square, Campo San Gallo, with a pleasant open-air cafè where u can have both a coffee/drink or a light meal, and an even small charming theatre, Teatro San Gallo, where every day u could attend entertaining shows telling about the Great stories of Venice (English language).

Leaving the Campo and crossing a small bridge u will find Bacino Orseolo, the main starting point for every kind of Gondolas tours.

Finally, aparts position and features let Lyra a perfect getaway to easily visit the whole Venice without wasting energies precious time with transfers, everything is around u. Perfect accomodation for both self-catering and visiting Lyra is a de luxe aparts in the beaty hearth of Venice.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Venetian dialect
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Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in San Marco in Venice

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 882 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , On-suite complete bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Double bedroom with on-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Large double bedroom with on-suite bathroom - 3 sleeps
  • Parquet floors and ceiling beams. Satellite TV and DVD in every bedroom (also in the living)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Connecticut, United States

Steps away from San Marco, but quiet.

  • 5 of 5

You could not get closer to San Marco than this apartment, yet you are in a quiet courtyard that is a relief from the thousands of tourists moving through San Marco. You are only about 15 minutes from the Rialto boat transfer points so this is an apartment that is in a perfect location. It is as advertised, you can trust the photo's.

The four of us enjoyed our stay here and would stay here again. It was clean, priced fairly, quiet, lots of windows, only a few flights of stairs up to the third floor.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible location

  • 5 of 5

Two middle aged couples our second visit to Venice (the first when we were students). We looked for a fully central but quiet 2 doubles and 2 bathrooms and we found this. Description was perfect Reviews were too so we decided for it. Now, with knowledge, we can say everything is as described and 100% correspondent. We found a really really nice apartment, clean, quiet and perfectly furnished. The two doube bedrooms were spacious and the inside bathrooms were perfect for a not necessary but anyway agreable intimacy. Satellite TV in every bedroom, as well as AC were a plus. The living area, separating the two bedrooms was bright and comfortable. The ronde table was useful as well as the fully equipped kitchen. Nice canal view from living’s windows. Finally the location was just perfect. We were just few steps behind Saint-Mark’s square but we felt as we were in a lonely venetian corner. In fact we discovered that there are (always the same) specific touristic paths in Venice and if your accomodation is far enough, also if lodged in the hearth of the Town u can anyway avoid hustle and bustle and enjoy a small veracious bite of this magical town . The best proof of it is this accomodation. Definitely recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly what we were looking for

  • 5 of 5

Looking for a fully central but quiet accomodation alloowing us (4 adults, 2 couples) a pleasant stay and a perfect getaway for sight-seeing. After a huge search due to its position features and good reviews we selected this property. What we found was 100% corresponding to what is promised (and to what we were looking for). The position is incredible: just few steps behind Saint-Mark square, perfect for visiting everywhere but incredibly quiet and charming. It appears there are massive touristic paths and this hidden corner, even if so central, is not. In the nearby there is a small lovely square with an open air-cafè, a small theatre and, on the other side of the square, after a small bridge, the fascinating venetian Gondola’s main deposit and starting point for tours. Even if we were not appealed by a such touristic attraction we got seduced by its charme and proximity, so we had a couple of fantastic gondola tours. The apart itself was perfect: cleaned, large good double beds in large bedrooms, on-suite comfortable bathrooms (shower), abundant towels comfortable living with a fully equipped kitchen corner (we had most part of our meals at home) and nice ronde table. We also had some nice canal view by its windows. Finally we had a great stay, all our expectations have been settled.

Highly reccomended.

Pavel & Nikka

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

2 adults and 2 teenager childs, second time in Venice. After a quick and nice deal with Andrea we booked this property. We found a perfectly furnished and cleaned apart, all as promised. Two large bedrooms, the largest with additional bed (our sons loved to sleep separated), good on-suite bathrooms (shower), nice bright living with small but fully equipped kitchen. Wonderful views from every window. We also appreciated to have a satellite TV&dvd in every bedroom as well as in the living. Not much time to use it but our childs and my husband appreciated it few nights. The location is the best a vistor could ask for: just few steps from Saint Mark's square and close to everything but extremely quiet and pictoresque corner. Much appreciated by my bruised knee and my lazy childs. When we arrived we have been met by Matilde at Rialto's waterbus. She lead us to the apart (2 min walking) and she suggested us many restaurants. We absolutely appreciated it. The most appreciated was trattoria Noemi and Trattoria Al Nono Resorto, delicious and convenients, not much touristic. Thank u all the staff for this excellent stay.

Strubing Family


  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent accomodation

  • 5 of 5

The apart is absolutely correspondent to what reported in the advert. Two really large bedrooms with double beds and internal bathroom separated by the living area. Despite apart’s sharing (2 couples) the internal bathrooms and the separation allowed us a real and agreable intimacy. Much appreciated. Bedrooms are spacious, absolutely quiet, fully air-cond, equipped with satellite TV each. The living area is absolutely nice and the kitchen is fully equipped and functional. Overall manteinance of the apart is accurate, as well as celanings. Views are charming (canals, private courtyards and narrow streets around).

The location is the best we could find out: fully central, Saint-Mark square few steps away, but absolutely quiet and really distinctive. We visited everything and saved lot of time. We loved to have a coffee at the cafè in the small quiet square in front and having daily shopping at the Rialto’s open-air market. Due to our choice we had a wonderful stay in Venice.

Definitley reccomended.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location good service

  • 5 of 5

Easy deal and fully correspondent advert.

We have been met by Martina (really kind and helpful) to the Rialto’s waterbus stop and lead to the apart.

The apart has an easy access, it was clean and perfectly set for our arrival.

It has 2 large and well separated double bedrooms (good mid hardness mattress) with on-suite bathrooms.

Bathrooms have a large shower each.

Bedrooms have dedicated air-conditioning (really appreciated as mid July we found really hot weather)

satellite TV/dvd each, as well as the living.

Living area with small canal view, comfortable table, fully equipped kitchen with good cookware and crockery. Micro toaster and coffee machine have been really appreciated for our breakfast.

We also bought and cooked fish on the local Rialto’s open-air market (3 min. away), delicious.

The location is absolutely perfect: even if really just few steps behind San Marco square that specific

corner was incredibly not disturbed by massive tourism as it is not a usual path. So we had a wonderful sight-seeing starting point allowing us to save lot of huge walkings and bridges but we also had quietness and calmness when we got back from our visits.

Surroundings are delightful.

We had a 1 month tour around Europe and this has surely been our preferred accomodation.

Definitley reccomended.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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High season
31 Mar 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
4 Jun 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
9 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
26 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Jun 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

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Stay tax £1.68 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 6 years.

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