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Luxurious Palazzo in Venice with housekeeper/cook

People10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Space 7,534 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine

Overview

About the property

A stunning piece of history in the Rialto area.

This palace is an historic building located in San Polo, near the Rialto Bridge. It was built at the end of the seventeenth century by a noble venetian family, and has remained in the family since then. Not far from the Grand Canal, it commands its own small square in the quiet of a lovely neighbourhood.

The Palazzo is actually a very large luxurious apartment which occupies the Piano Nobile (the most significant floor) of the four-story family palazzo.

The most striking feature of this imposing apartment is its enormous Gallery/Grand Hall, which runs almost the full length of the apartment. It has well-regarded museum quality paintings on its walls, very tall windows and a wooden ceiling.

The palazzo is elegant and luminous. There is wonderful antique furniture throughout. Significant artwork, and family heirlooms.

A Noble family house: The palazzo is elegant and luminous. There is wonderful antique furniture throughout, significant artwork, and family heirlooms. Important frescoes in the sitting rooms and dining room by Hayez and Borsato (who worked at La Fenice) have been recently restored. Several rooms have silk-covered walls. The library walls are covered in original mahogany cupboards for books. From the tall windows of the apartment there are views of gardens and rooftops of Venice. These views can also be enjoyed from a large terrace with lovely plantings, tables and chairs. Several rooms have fireplaces. The family regularly uses this apartment, so guests will enjoy the feeling of an exclusive and magnificent Venetian home.

More Details

Owner
Giulio
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

our stay at Palazzo Albrizzi was perfect. We had a wonderful time in Venice - with sunshine and aqua alta...and really enjoyed having the privilege of staying at the wonderful palazzo. But, what made it really perfect, was Martha. The room and bathrooms were immaculate every day, she is a very sweet lady and her cooking was the best in Venice. Thank you and another big thank you to her!



I am just trying to imitate her artichoce lasagne but doubt that it will taste anything like the lasagne she cooked for us! We are already planning to come back in two years.



Best regards,
Nov 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in San Polo in Venice-Murano-Burano

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 7534 sq. ft.
  • 4 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
General:
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet
    Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Completely redone spring 2013
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Bath tub has an enclosure, redone in spring 2013
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • MASTER - 1 Large Double Bed , en suite bathr
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , en suite bathr.
    Garden view - 1 Large Double Bed , en suite. bathr.
    courtyard twin - 2 Single Bed
    courtyardsingle - 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Garden view - 1 Single Bed , en suite bathr.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Terrace
  • 9 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
The price includes:1 full-time housekeeper/cook for breakfast and one meal a day; heating; utilities (except for telephone); household needs and linens. Food and beverages are not included. Rental price will also change accordingly to the number of guests. PLEASE NOTE THAT COST OF FOOD IS NOT INCLUDED BED & BREAKFAST RATES also avalaible on request

Reviews

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(19 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
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Stay at Palazzo Albrizzi

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with a group of friends and it was the most amazing place I've ever stayed! Marcela who works on the property is an amazing cook and a big sweetheart. She was also very knowledgable of the neighborhood and where to shop. We had a lot of space and it was a very lovely experience.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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AMAZING VENICE

  • 5 of 5

This was a really great place to stay. Location is quiet, safe, and located near the famous Rialto Market and Bridge. The owner, Riccardo, works well to provide clear directions and instructions. The Chef/housekeeper, Marcella, is extremely helpful and cooks the most amazing meals. I will return. THANK YOU.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing historic place

  • 5 of 5

So much atmosphere and history. Really helpful staff and owner.

Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great historic property

  • 5 of 5

Very interesting place to stay highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A magical experience in the heart of Venice

  • 5 of 5

A group of 20 friends recently ended a 2 week European vacation with a 4 night stay at 3 units in this marvellous palazzo. It was a perfect way to end our trip and a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience life as a true Venetian. The grand receiving room is stunning. The other rooms have lovely touches and antiques and the owner provides interesting information about the history of the palazzo and the family. Beds are comfortable, the home is spotless and the location perfect. Nestled in a quiet square less than a 10 minute walk to the Rialto bridge and 5 minutes from the vaparetto. The owner was friendly and helpful and a pleasure to deal with.

As wonderful as the palazzo is, what really put the experience over the top was the cook, Marcella. Every day she made us breakfast and either lunch or dinner. Everyone agreed they were the best meals we had in Venice. She even accommodated our request for a special Thanksgiving day feast with turkey and everyone thought it was the best turkey we had ever tasted! Although there was a language barrier, that became part of the fun, as we communicated through an exchange of broken English and Italian supplementing her lively charades enacting recipe ingredients and directions. She was a delight - always smiling and laughing and making us feel so welcome. The cost of the unit was more than made up for by our savings in food and wine (you pay for ingredients and she makes whatever you want). She is an absolute treasure!

I can't recommend this place too highly. A very special home for a very special trip. Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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OUTSTANDING PLACE WITH WONDERFUL COOK/HOUSEKEEPER

  • 5 of 5

Brought a group of 6 teenagers here for a wonderful 4 days in Venice. Staying in the palazzo is like stepping back in history. Great, quiet location but close to everything. Very clean, well maintained. Best of all was Marta, the lovely, warm cook/housekeeper, who took wonderful care of us and cooked us fabulous dinners every night. Would highly recommend particularly if you have a large group.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Marco Polo Intl Airport
Car: not necessary

The location of Palazzo Albrizzi is excellent for enjoying Venice.The flat is in the Rialto bridge area. It's 12 minutes walking to get to Piazza S. Marco and Palazzo Ducale. There are two waterbus stop 5 minutes away, but there are so many things you can reach just walking ! The Frari Cathedral and S. Rocco School. The Accademia and, if you are interested in modern and contemporary art the Guggenheim Museum and Palazzo Grassi.

Rialto is a very lively place with its fish and vegetable market every morning, and an endless choice of restaurants and wineries where you can enjoy some delicious and savoury finger food along with a glass of prosecco wine.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in San Polo, Venice

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Year 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£3,216
for 3 nights
From
£1,072
£7,504
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £63 per night, per additional guest
 
My standard rate
1 Mar 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£3,216
for 3 nights
From
£1,072
£6,191
£26,533
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £63 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£2,948
for 3 nights
From
£983
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,340.05

Rates shown are for up to 5 guests. An extra €60/night is required for any extra guest.

Security/damage deposit of €/USD/BPD 1500 in cash is due upon arrival, against any damage that may occur and unpaid bills.

Cost of food is not included. Additional costs apply for events with more than 12 people attending. An approved caterer is required for events of more than 14 guests.

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