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Historic Apt. in Center of Old San Juan (4-Night Min.)

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Please Note: minimum 4-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. 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, washer/dryer, granite-top kitchen counter, iron with board, intercom, original mahogany doors, flat screen TV, DVR, home theater, stereo, CD player, high-ceilings, ceiling fans in the entire apartment, A/C in most areas (except in 2nd BR, though it will still receive fresh air from the rest of the apartment), soundproof windows, spare water reserve and pump, 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: Early reservations are recommended as we usually book weeks 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!

Why VRBO

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

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • 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: toilet, shower

    Original Antique Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom Master: toilet, combination tub/shower

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

  • There is a water reserve tank and a pressure booster pump for your convenience....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please note that we have a keyless access 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

  • Monument View:

    City Hall and Plaza de Armas...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 4 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
  • 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

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$175

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).


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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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:
We´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 we bought it.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

 

Photos

  • Pic a bit dark but you get the idea, right?!

    Pic a bit dark but you get the idea, right?!

  • Amateur (moi) pic of City Hall from the balcony.

    Amateur (moi) pic of City Hall from the balcony.

  • Old dental equipment left in the apartment.

    Old dental equipment left in the apartment.

  • Amateur (moi) picture of City Hall view from the balcony.

    Amateur (moi) picture of City Hall view from the balcony.

  • Panoramic view from the balcony

    Panoramic view from the balcony

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  • Sleeps
    3
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Apartment
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
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  • Calendar last updated 08/30/2015
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Historic Apt. in Center of Old San Juan (4-NIGHT MIN.)

San Juan #209910ha

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