Unbelievably friendly and warm staff who gladly gave expert travel advice and recommendations that only a Roman would normally be privy to. - Loic Diels
I LOVE this website and will gladly recommend it to anyone headed this way. Nothing disappointed us! - Mary-Iris Taylor
I have been using Cross-Pollinate for about 10 years now. The service is consistently great and I can always find just the kind of apartment we like, at the right price. - Hirani Himona
A really great idea - with a network of hand picked little rooms/guesthouses. If only we could have this in more city destinations! - Zoe Buck
I love Cross-Pollinate and every time we go to a new city I look to see whether they have some accommodations over there. - Arantza Aldea
The two places I have stayed at from Cross-Pollinate have been among the best across Europe. Highly recommended. - Nicholas Burn
Thanks a lot to Cross-Pollinate for the opportunity to experience a city as an insider! We really enjoyed our stay in Rome and Venice and look forward to more. - Tatiana Marchenko
Cross-Pollinate was very helpful when the owner of the B&B wanted to charge us for the baby under 2 y o. It would have been difficult without them since the owners did not speak any english. - Yulia Pichugina
This was our only stay with a C-P apartment and we were very pleased with the entire process. Will look to use them again on our next Europe trip! - Anthony Giglio
Great web site and quick response from the team a CP made the whole experience easy and hassle free. I have already recommended CP to quite of few of my airline industry colleagues and I'm sure they will make use of their excellent service. - Shane Pickles
Cross-Pollinate was extremely helpful! They found us a place to stay in our price range when many other places of business couldn't help us. - Sarah Seminutin
Cross-Pollinate was very easy to use, and it is so much better to stay in places like these than big corporate hotels; you get a much better feel for the place. - Kaspar Deane
Very straight forward. Well done. Definitely would use it again. Love these type of alternatives to hotels! - John White
Cross-Pollinate was fantastic and easy to use. We used Cross-Pollinate to book a room in Florence (the second leg of our trip), which was everything I thought it would be. We have recommended Cross-Pollinate to our friends. - Barbara Carlin
Cross-Pollinate are great - the descriptions are accurate and they are very responsive to questions. - Dominique Bayne
Cross Pollinate was just the best. I had tried a couple of places before coming upon them. As soon as I sent the first email I stopped looking for any more websites. I just wish they expanded to every city in Europe. Their knowledge, helpfulness, etc. was second to none. - Caroline Collis
Ca' dell'Affresco Apartment
Sestiere San Marco, close to campo San Luca and calle dei Fabbri. Ideally, right in between Rialto and Saint Mark's square, you couldn't be more central than that! The street is quiet, but you'll enjoy being in the middle of action: the fanciest restaurants, boutiques, cafés and the main monuments such as the Doges Palace (palazzo Ducale) and Correr museum, just to name a few, will be just around the corner.
A 135 sqm apartment sleeping 5/6, on the 1st floor of a fine, classified historical building. You'll dive into the Serenissima right after stepping after the front door!
It's composed of a magnificent, spacious entrance with dining table and frescoed ceiling; living room; brand-new kitchen with dining table; master bedroom with walk-in closet; spacious bathroom with shower and laundry room; twin bedroom, single bedroom with canal view, bathroom with shower; possibility to add a 6th bed in a guest room. Completely renovated at the end of 2011.

Discounts available for stays of 5 nights or more. Please inquire.
  • canal view
  • dishwasher
  • air-conditioning
  • 1st floor
  • eat-in kitchen
  • flatscreen TV
  • no elevator
  • linen and towels provided
  • washing machine
  • oven
  • WiFi
Georges B. on Mar 2016:
Nous avons séjourné du 2 au 5 février dans ce bel appartement, au moment du carnaval. Nous étions 5 adultes et un enfant. Nous avons été ravis de ce magnifique logement, spacieux, bien équipé, à 2 mn de la place st marc et de toutes les commodités. Accueil chaleureux de Barbara et son équipe. Nous recommandons vivement cette location.
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Booking details: vacation rental apartment (3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms), sleeps max. 6 people
Payment accepted: cash on arrival in euro, Visa, Mastercard
Minimum stay: minimum stay of 2 nights
Cancellations allowed up to: 180 days before arrival
Occupancy: double
Bed options: 2 queens or 1 queen (160 cm)
Policies & Extra Charges: fee for check-in after midnight is €70, fee for check-in after 8 pm is €50 , non-smoking, city tourist tax €4 per person per night (not included in price), cleaning fee of €100 is not included in the price
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 Ca' dell'Affresco Apartment
Stazione Santa Lucia
Piazzale Roma
Piazza San Marco
Ponte di Rialto
Peggy Guggenheim Museum