Charming House DD724 is just a short walk away from the Accademia Gallery, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, the Chiesa della Salute (Church of Good Health), as well as the picturesque Punta della Dogana (Customs Point). There are no signs for the hotel (due to disagreements with neighbours) so do ask (or take a map) rather than walking backwards and forwards between Peggy Guggenheim and the Accademia Bridge! The team of staff here is small ensuring guests continuity of service during their stay.
'Lines are geometric, tones run the gamut of brown. The only splashes of colour are provided by the armchairs, covered in Frigerio chequerboard fabrics; and the works by contemporary Italian artists on the walls. The tiny breakfast room calls for a little marmalade-and-croissant choreography, especially if everyone gets hungry at the same time. Fellow guests are likely to be visiting curators at the Peggy Guggenheim museum, which is just along the canal.' Conde Nast Traveller
Guests have breakfast in the cosy breakfast room which is lined with a collection of books on travel and art - breakfast can be cooked for each guest individually.
Boutique hotels in Venice - at least on St Marks - are amongst the most expensive in Europe and due to building restrictions some hotel rooms can be small. However, owner of Charming House DD724, Chiara Bocchini and designer Mauro Mazzolini, have brought together experience from previous hotels in Milan and Rome to create this contemporary and atmospheric hotel. The soft pallette of beige and chocolate brown is interrupted with the occasional splash of colour in the form of paintings and pictures from modern Italian artists and photographers and lamps from lighting designers. Chiara has overseen the decoration and interiors of every room herself ensuring that every attention to detail has been seen to including WIFI, satellite TV (crystal screen). The muted colours continue throughout the luxurious bathrooms which are complete with luxury toiletries for men and for women.
How to get there?
1. arriving by plane at Marco Polo Airport: by water taxi (30 minutes ride to Campo San Vio), by public transportation water bus Alilaguna (one hour and twenty five minutes ride to Zattere stop, 12 euro per person each way) or by public transportation bus to Piazzale Roma (then see below). Water taxi stop and Alilaguna stop: you will find the signs once you get outside the airport. It is towards left, about 200 meters away from the airport. You can check the Alilaguna timetable on their website: alilaguna.it. Leaving the Zattere stop behind you, you have to go right. After crossing the first bridge you go left, following the canal until Campo San Vio, the first square you'll encounter. Then go right on Calle della Chiesa (see below).
2. arriving by plane at Treviso Airport: by taxi or by bus to Piazzale Roma (then see below).
3. arriving by car or train: from Piazzale Roma (recommended parking: Garage San Marco, for which we offer discount coupons) or from the train station you can take the "vaporetto" (public transportation water bus) lines 1 or 2 (faster but only one every two rides comes our way) to the Accademia stop. In alternative, you can take a water taxi to Campo San Vio.
4. arriving by (cruise) ship: you can either take a taxi/car to Piazzale Roma and follow the instructions in "arriving by car" or a water taxi (not available all year) to Campo San Vio. From Marittima terminal you can also reach Piazzale Roma on foot, 10 minutes walk. From San Basilio terminal (smaller cruise ships and river vessels) you can reach the hotel on foot, after a 15-20 minutes walk (you will encounter around three or four bridges along the way).
From the Accademia boat stop: Leaving the Accademia boat stop behind you, go left, following the sign indicating the Guggenheim Collection.
You will encounter a small bridge. Crossing it you'll get to Campo San Vio.
From Campo San Vio you take Calle della Chiesa (very narrow street right in front of the small bridge, across the small square) and before this street ends you will find a pub on the right hand side. On the wall in front of you there will be a sign high up, indicating that the Charming House DD724 is situated to your left, behind a small black iron gate. If you reach the Guggenheim Collection you have walked past us, so retrace your steps to Calle della Chiesa.
Charming House DD724 will assist with taxi bookings. Fares are not added to the hotel bill. In case of delays the taxi driver will charge the waiting time.
Water taxi prices: around 110 euro from Marco Polo airport, around 60 euro from Piazzale Roma.
Venice - 45 mins
No charge until 96 hours before noon of the date of arrival. Penalty: 100% of the stay penalty for cancellations within 96 hours from noon of the day of arrival. No Show: 100% of the stay penalty. Anticipated departure: charge of 100% of the remaining stay.
Check-in: 3 pm Check-out: 11 am
Early check-in: no
Late check-out: no
simple contemporary style in a central Venice location
Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates at Charming House DD724 include a small breakfast, taxes, service and VAT. High season rates apply all week ends. A supplement of 30.00 will be applied during the main Venice events (e.g. Carnival, the Venice Arts Festival).
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