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The Artsy Loft in Old San Juan

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Living area: very high ceilingsfurniture


Last updated: 03/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Juan apartment description

This apartment is unique! This amazing artsy loft is in a historic building. The loft is on street level. No carrying luggage up a steep flight of stairs or walking down some dark corridor to reach it. 20 ft. high ceilings and marble floors in the lower level. Hard wood stairs (comfortable to climb, not too steep) lead you to the second level where the beautifully designed kitchen, the dining area and bedrooms are located. All hard wood floor on the second level. An original mural by artist Sofia Maldonado adorns the hallway. Stunning contemporary art pieces on all the walls.
The spacious master bedroom has a queen size bed. The second room has two twin beds and a small futon. In total we can accomodate 5 people. Most apartments in Old San Juan have just one bathroom. Ours has 1 1/2 bathrooms. Full bathroom on the first floor and 1/2 bathroom on the second. Quiet, comfortable, spacious, a/c in all areas. Condominium has two interior patios in common areas. This apartment is very elegant! You will live a luxurious vacation if you stay in the Artsy Loft.
You can easily walk all Old San Juan and dine at the most renowned restaurants, visit the forts and see the most spectacular views of the San Juan Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Starbucks, Old Harbor Brewery, local bars, the most lively 'plazas' are one and two blocks away. Long walk (with Atlantic Ocean View) to Escambron beach, Condado and Miramar or take the bus or a cab! Taxi and bus stand are a block away. Visit Old Sand Juan and experience the Old City in the most extraordinary artsy setting!!
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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 960 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    We welcome children but there are two matters that concern us. 1.There are stairs to the second floor of the loft where the kitchen and rooms are. So, the loft may not be suitable for small children for security matters. Parents must judge what is best for them. 2. We love the art on our walls. Some of the pieces almost touch the floor so they're at children's reach. Parents should be extra careful with the art pieces. Please do not touch the art. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    2 twin beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    1 Queen...moreless

  • Sleeps 4 Mini split in both rooms. Black-out roll ups in master bedroom for a good night's sleep....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    on 1st level...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    on 2nd level...moreless

  • There is no bathroom in the master bedroom.

Other Amenities

  • Everything is easily accessible in Old San Juan and close to this property: sauna/spa, pharmacy, supermarket, Starbuck's, laundromat, beauty salon, bookstores, libraries, theater, cinema, etc. We provide a laundry cart. ...moreless


  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Spacious and fully equipped. Toaster, microwave oven, coffee maker, all pots and pans...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


Write a review 4.8
from 52 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high season 2
Jan 19 - Apr 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$1,250 $3,000
High Season
Dec 19 - Jan 13, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,400 $4,000
San Sebastian Festival
Jan 14 - Jan 17, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$1,200 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $85 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $49
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 7%


NO Early check-in or late check-out. Check-in is between 3pm and 7PM . There will be a $50.00 fee for late check-in (between 7 and 10PM). If you are considering arriving later than 10 PM please check with owner first to see if or what arrangements can be made. Ck-out is at 11AM.

These rates do not apply for the Fiesta de la Calle San Sebastian Festival. Please call for rates.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/04/2015
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Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: sightseeing


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: I love Old San Juan. It is like a small village full of charm, history and wonderful people! You haven't been to Puerto Rico if you don't stay in Old San Juan.

Why San Juan:
We needed a lot of imagination when we bought this loft! We had to rebuild it from scratch. But that is the fun of it! Today, it is nowhere near what it was then. The restauration took over a year. But we knew it was going to be unique! And it is!! Marble and hard wood floors, exquisite contemporary art, all new appliances. It is the Artsy Loft! Unique in Old San Juan.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
It is situated in one of the best streets in San Juan, close to all the great restaurants and hotels. Completely repaved, Tetuan Street goes from the Teatro Tapia up to la Capilla del Cristo. It is a wonderful promenade. It is also close to the port and the beautiful Paseo La Princesa. Walking distance from taxi stand, bus stop and parking lots. What more could I ask for!

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  • Living area: very high ceilingsfurniture

    Living area: very high ceilingsfurniture

  • Extraordinary art !

    Extraordinary art !

  • Bathroom downstairs

    Bathroom downstairs

  • Large kitchen with all you need.

    Large kitchen with all you need.

  • dining area. Beautiful art

    dining area. Beautiful art

  • Two comfortable bedrooms

    Two comfortable bedrooms

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • view from the master bedroom

    view from the master bedroom

  • Our street with  cobblestones.

    Our street with cobblestones.

  • Callejon Gambaro, steps away

    Callejon Gambaro, steps away

  • Callejon del Hospital

    Callejon del Hospital

  • Marble floors

    Marble floors

  • Living area

    Living area

  • View from mezannine

    View from mezannine

  • 1/2 bathroom upstairs

    1/2 bathroom upstairs

  • Hallway to bedrooms

    Hallway to bedrooms

  • Bedroom


  • Queen size bed, large windows with view of interior patios.

    Queen size bed, large windows with view of interior patios.

  • on Tetuan St.

    on Tetuan St.

  • Callejon El Gambaro around the corner

    Callejon El Gambaro around the corner

  • Starbucks on Tetuan

    Starbucks on Tetuan

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