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Historic Apt. in Old Sj´S Center (5-Night Min.) W/ Wi-Fi!

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Last updated: 12/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Juan apartment description

Please Note: minimum 5-NIGHT rental required, which could start any day of the week. Retro (1930's), vintage, Deco, fully restored and equipped, in the very heart of Old San Juan, on the main square, 'Plaza de Armas', right in front of City Hall, at the only residential building on the plaza. There is an open-air cafe on the plaza below. Front full-size balcony with great views, including a glimpse of the ocean bay. Some of the features are: land telephone, hi-speed internal WI-FI, printer/copier/scanner, washer/dryer, iron with board, granite-top kitchen counter, gas stove, high-ceilings, intercom, original mahogany doors and woodwork, TV/DVR home theater with cable service via DishNetwork, stereo, CD player, A/C throughout most areas (except in 2nd bedroom), soundproof windows, spare water reserve, etc. Very safe. Since this is an owner-maintained unit (no agents), we make constant improvements. This vacation rental will cost you less than the average hotel room in Old San Juan, besides the fact that you won´t find a better location and get to stay in a full-size apartment with plenty of amenities.

Ideal for retirees, couples, business people, professionals, small families (up to 3 people), solo travelers, artists, writers or anyone who appreciates historical properties. Long terms welcome!

IMPORTANT: 5-NIGHT MINIMUM. Early reservations are recommended as we tend to book months in advance. After payment, we ask travelers to please email their AIR TRAVEL Itinerary so that we can schedule the housekeeping. Directions and keyless access codes will be sent once full payment is made. Please read carefully our full listing since we have tried to incorporate all possible FAQ´s. Our online Calendar is always up-to-date!

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 5
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                Sorry!...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

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              • Entertainment/TV Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Extra sleeping space with a double-size futon sofa bed....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom Master: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

                Original Antique Bath with Full-Size Tub...moreless

              • Bathroom: toilet, shower

                Original Antique Bath...moreless

              • We have installed a water reserve tank and a pressure booster pump for your convenience....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Please note that we have a keyless access security lock for getting into the apartment; no key boxes or waiting for someone to meet you. This gives you both the flexibility and comfort to get in or out at your own time and convenience....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    DishNetwork...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    A selection of pre-recorded movies available in DVR. There is also a 'Red Box' rental machine at the supermarket next door....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Rustic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Disco Club
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Water Sports

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    Nearest beach is just 5 minutes away by taxi, public bus or car; or 30 minutes away on foot....moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Right in the heart of Old San Juan!...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Ocean View:

                    Partial view of the Atlantic Ocean....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Old San Juan is a historic village....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Partial view of the San Juan Bay....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Throughout most of the apartment, except on 2nd BR located in the back, although some of the cold air can get there from the 2 other units installed....moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Elevator
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Free heating included from the tropics outside ;)...moreless

                      • Intercom System
                      • Internet:

                        Reliable in-house high speed Wi-Fi with backup signals....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Area
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        Walkable district, no car needed. However, if renting a car, there is on-street parking only or several public parking garages within a few blocks. DRIVING OR PARKING IN OLD SJ IS NOT RECOMMENDED....moreless

                      • Parking On Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Water Tank
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Reliable in-house high speed Wi-Fi with a backup signal....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Freezer
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Spices...moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Rentals available at the Condado Lagoon 2 miles away....moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        Great full-size balcony with awesome views!...moreless

                      • Small Cooler
                      • Tennis:

                        Court is only 4 blocks away in El Morro....moreless

                      Building Type

                          • Building

                          Forms Of Payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              House Cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional
                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  My Standard Rate
                                  5 night min stay
                                  $150

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
                                  • Cleaning $80 + tax
                                  • Tax Rate 7%

                                  Notes:

                                  No hidden costs or agent fees. If staying for more than 2 weeks, an additional cleaning fee may be added but we will let you know before booking. We are registered with the PR Tourism Company, for room tax purposes, as mandated by law. For your own protection, we recommend that you get travel insurance, perhaps through www.InsureMyTrip.com (800-487-4722).


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                                  Last updated: 12/23/2014
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                                  Location

                                  6 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Luis Munoz Marin
                                  350 Metres
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  El Batey
                                  250 Metres
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  Pier 1
                                  25 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Dorado del Mar Golf Club
                                  4 Miles
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Tren Urbano
                                  2 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  PR-1
                                  300 Metres
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  La Mallorca
                                  1.5 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Escambron; Condado

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  Old San Juan (or 'Viejo San Juan') is one of the oldest settlements in the Americas, it's origins dating back to the 16th century. It is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The district is characterized by numerous public plazas. OSJ is the main attraction in PR for both international and local tourism. The centuries-old El Morro Fort complex is just a few blocks away.

                                  Location, Location, Location: The apartment is located steps away to markets, pharmacies, taxis, restaurants, museums, historic sites, government offices, hotels, cruise ships, nightlife, pubs, live theaters, ice cream parlors, jogging trails, tennis and basketball courts, etc. On the other hand, the El Convento Hotel, and the Casino, both of which are popular venues for weddings, are just a couple of blocks away. Watch from our balcony the free concerts or shows often offered in Plaza de Armas.

                                  We are just 3 blocks away from the cruise ship ports. A public bus terminal is nearby. There are several public parking garages around. HOWEVER, please note that OSJ is best enjoyed on foot, no car is needed and certainly not recommended since traffic could be very slow through the narrow streets, particularly during the day and throughout the Christmas season. Also, there is a free trolley within OSJ.

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 1996

                                  Why the Owner Chose San Juan:
                                  I´ve owned this property since 1996, having done a full restoration, which is different than a remodeling. This apartment was closed off in a semi-abandoned state for 10 years before I bought it.


                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • Dining Room and hallway

                                    Dining Room and hallway

                                  • Master Bath with antique sink, toilet and full-size tub.

                                    Master Bath with antique sink, toilet and full-size tub.

                                  • Full-size Mahogany Closet in Master Bedroom.

                                    Full-size Mahogany Closet in Master Bedroom.

                                  • Antique fridge, until recently, but now we got a new one, no manual defrosting!

                                    Antique fridge, until recently, but now we got a new one, no manual defrosting!

                                  • Hallway view, with plenty of natural light coming in.

                                    Hallway view, with plenty of natural light coming in.

                                  • Laundry Room

                                    Laundry Room

                                  • Another view of 2nd BR, with Twin (single) size Bed and Antique Wardrobe.

                                    Another view of 2nd BR, with Twin (single) size Bed and Antique Wardrobe.

                                  • Dining Room with Stained Glass above and A/C in the center.

                                    Dining Room with Stained Glass above and A/C in the center.

                                  • Detail from custom-made Entertainment Center, only fine woods were used.

                                    Detail from custom-made Entertainment Center, only fine woods were used.

                                  • Balcony with Bay View on far left.

                                    Balcony with Bay View on far left.

                                  • City Hall View from Balcony

                                    City Hall View from Balcony

                                  • Spectacular Skyline View from balcony

                                    Spectacular Skyline View from balcony

                                  • Spacious Dining, Living and TV room (far left), with full-size porch in front.

                                    Spacious Dining, Living and TV room (far left), with full-size porch in front.

                                  • Main Bedroom with Full (double) size bed, window and A/C.

                                    Main Bedroom with Full (double) size bed, window and A/C.

                                  • Antique Kitchen with working appliances.

                                    Antique Kitchen with working appliances.

                                  • Living Room, next to Porch, with artwork from local artists.

                                    Living Room, next to Porch, with artwork from local artists.

                                  • Kitchen - Antique working Stove and Sink with Water Filter above.

                                    Kitchen - Antique working Stove and Sink with Water Filter above.

                                  • 2nd BR, with a single-size bed and small bath with built-in shower just in case.

                                    2nd BR, with a single-size bed and small bath with built-in shower just in case.

                                  • Living and Dining (Partial) Room near the porch

                                    Living and Dining (Partial) Room near the porch

                                  • Front TV/Music Room with full size Futon Sofa Bed.

                                    Front TV/Music Room with full size Futon Sofa Bed.

                                  • Art Deco living room set, in mahogany.

                                    Art Deco living room set, in mahogany.

                                  • Full-size Balcony with awesome views.

                                    Full-size Balcony with awesome views.

                                  • Another view from Balcony: PR Dept of State on left and Cathedral in center.

                                    Another view from Balcony: PR Dept of State on left and Cathedral in center.

                                  • Original antique mosaic pattern floors throughout the apartment.

                                    Original antique mosaic pattern floors throughout the apartment.

                                  $150 per night (USD)
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                                  2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 3

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                                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                                  Member since: 2008
                                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
                                  • Calendar last updated: 12/23/2014
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