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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS ONE PROPERTY, THAT CAN BE RENTED AS A WHOLE OR PARTIALLY. THERE ARE THREE BEDROOM SUITES, EACH AUTONOMOUS BEDROOM SUITE IS DIFFERENT IN STYLE.
We found the 'Jewels' nestled in the hillside overlooking San Miguel, above the hustle & bustle but still in Historic Centro. In fact, just next door to the million dollar estate of Pedro Vargas and across the street from the former home of 'Cantiflas', Mexico's favorite comedian/actor of the past. Just a few doors from El Mirador, you needn't come up just for a view of the city, you will have that view from the Jewels, all day, every day.
Just blocks from the Jardin & directly above Juarez Park. From the moment you enter the entry way into the 'Jewels of San Miguel', you are transported from the colorful streets of San Miguel through the manicured garden - lush with evergreens, flowers and a trickling fountain...all sheltered by an overhanging 100+ year old Mesquite tree with the 'Jewel' pendant hanging over the central courtyard. The gardens and fountains are beautifully illuminated at night providing the 'setting' if you will, for each 'jewel'.
We have a website showing more pictures of the different bedrooms (see link or type in Jewels of San Miguel in your search engine) as each of them is so different but all share in being exceptional even for San Miguel.
Entering the stunning TOPAZ, you enter a different world - not that of Colonial Mexico, as you might expect, but rather the beauty of Morocco. This spacious, Moroccan-inspired one (Queen) bedroom retreat, (with kitchenette) has colorful interiors, high ceilings, with windows and skylights that bathe the apartment with lots of natural sunlight. Enjoy evening cocktails on the private terrace while watching the churches illuminate at dusk. On those rare chilly nights, light the beautiful (hand carved) fireplace for those cozy, romantic evenings at home.
The integrity and elegant design of this gorgeous gem is unquestionable: It includes floor-to-ceiling glass windows, warm/soft lighting, stone floors, Talavera tile, hand carved columns and several niches displaying fine art/sculptures.
Uncompromising attention to detail was given to this majestic property by the previous owner (one of San Miguel's finest architects). Using only the finest materials, master artisans have skillfully crafted your 'home away from home.'
Rarely will you find an upscale rental in Centro that offers this level of style and sensual sophistication, combined with its convenient location and magnificent vistas of Historic San Miguel.
Quiet surroundings and any disturbing guests will be asked to find other accommodations. Area around the Jardin seems more tolerant to louder guests....moreless
Not Suitable For Children
No smoking inside the casitas but it is allowed out on the terraces....moreless
1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
Bedroom 1: 1 queen
It is an open floorplan, quite large, 750 sq. ft....moreless
Open floorplan with a Mexican Queen bed & sofa bed (within view of Queen bed). Very comfortable mattress said by our guests to be the 'most comfortable bed in San Miguel', you'll have to judge for yourself! UPDATE: Casita Opal now has a Sealy Posturpedic KING BED with a memory foam pillowtop!...moreless
The custom bathroom has a shower and no tub in Casita Topaz and Casita Opal. Casita Ruby has a gorgeous soaking tub in a glass bath that extends onto the terrace and you can see the view of the city from your bathtub....moreless
Outside of the fact that San Miguel is a UNESCO World Heritage site, it was just named the People's Choice NUMBER 1 DESTINATION IN THE WORLD by Conde Naste Traveller Magazine. We knew it, now the world knows it!...moreless
PRE CHRISTMAS Dec 22 - Dec 23, 2015 2 night min stay
CHRISTMAS Dec 24 - Dec 25, 2015 2 night min stay
POST CHRISTMAS Dec 26 - Dec 29, 2015 1 night min stay
NEW YEARS Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2016 3 night min stay
JANUARY Jan 3 - Jan 31, 2016 4 night min stay
February Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2016 28 night min stay
MARCH Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2016 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Non-refund Damage Policy$49
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The location is just steps away from the city's tourist lookout, El Mirador, a breathtaking view that you will have from any of the Jewel's private terraces. Quiet, private yet both busses ($.35) and taxis ($2.45) pick you up just outside the street entrance door. Such an easy location to navigate the town. Stay above the fray, the noise and traffic at the Jewels of San Miguel.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We are three 'sweatbirds' from Louisiana who simply love San Miguel. We teamed together and purchased the Jewels as we were smitten the moment we saw it and knew it was special, even for San Miguel...
Why the Owner Chose Centro: As a rule, Centro's Colonial architecture makes me feel 'boxed in' and so often in San Miguel, the view is for the main house or is marred by electrical wires or excessive noise. When we found the Jewels, it has a natural setting, feels incredibly open and airy and is a quiet refuge from the activities down below but is just minutes away by walking or transportation.
The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow: It's unique due to all the touches it has, we don't furnish it with 'rental' type goods, we try to have the best quality furnishings yet, we're not asking 4 star prices.
We try to give added value to the guest's overall experience yet, not burden them with excessive fees and hidden costs. This is why we have free WIFI, Cable, long distance phone service to the US and Canada, and usage of our Netflix account. We furnish purified bottled water and housekeeping once a week with free light laundry service if you care for it.
We feel you get the value for your money at the Jewels and on top of that, you get unmatched beauty in your surroundings.