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Old San Juan Historic Apartment on Main Plaza

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Full-size balcony with awesome views.

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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

LONG TERMS WELCOME! 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 below. 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 and dryer, granite-top kitchen counter, iron with board, intercom, original mahogany doors, flat screen TV, DishNetwork, home theater, stereo, CD player, high-ceilings, ceiling fans, A/C in common areas, soundproof windows, spare water reserve and pump, etc. Very safe. Since this is an owner-maintained unit (no agents), we make constant improvements.

Ideal for retirees, couples, business people, professionals, small families (up to 3 people), solo travelers, artists, writers or anyone who appreciates historical properties. Sorry but this is NOT a party house or for wild vacationers! Long terms welcome. No swaps. We can also do MONTHLY rentals at discounted rates even if the Calendar is blocked, just shoot us an email.

IMPORTANT: Early reservations are recommended as we usually book weeks or 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.
  • Elevator : Antique elevator

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 space with a double-sized leather sofa bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Original antique bath...moreless

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

    Original antique bath with full-size tub...moreless

  • There is a water reserve tank in case it is necessary.

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

  • Books:

    A few books are included. Also, there are bookstores nearby....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There is 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 public bus, taxi or car; or 30 minutes away on foot....moreless

  • Downtown:

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

  • Monument View:

    View of 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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C unit in the dining room will reach most of the apartment....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Antique elevator...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Intercom System
  • Internet:

    Reliable internal high speed WIFI....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 and several public garages within a few blocks. IN GENERAL, 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
  • Fax

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
HIGH SEASON 1/2
Nov 1 - Jan 11, 2017
4 night min stay
$225
Fiestas SanSe 2017
Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$650
HIGH SEASON 2/2
Jan 17 - Mar 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$225
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$129
$3,300
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

No hidden costs or agent fees. If staying for more than 1 week, an additional cleaning fee may be added for a midterm service. We are registered with the PR Tourism Company, for room tax purposes, as mandated by law. IMPORTANT: For guests travelling from climates subject to extreme conditions, such as snowstorms, we strongly recommend that you obtain the CANCELLATION PROTECTION OPTION directly from HomeAway, available at checkout, so that you can protect yourself should you have to cancel for a covered reason.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Luis Munoz Marín
350 Metres
Nearest Barpub
El Batey
250 Metres
Nearest Ferry
Pier 1
20 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
Escambrón; Condado

Car: Not Necessary

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

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

Why the Owner Chose Catedral, San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico:
Owner of this property since 1996, having done a full restoration (different than a remodeling). This apartment was closed off in a semi-abandoned state for 10 years before it was bought.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Full-size balcony with awesome views.

    Full-size balcony with awesome views.

  • View from the balcony, San Juan Bay is on the left.

    View from the balcony, San Juan Bay is on the left.

  • Ample space in dining room.

    Ample space in dining room.

  • Master bath with full-size bathtub and shower.

    Master bath with full-size bathtub and shower.

  • Bedroom 1 - Another view

    Bedroom 1 - Another view

  • Bedroom 1 - Another view

    Bedroom 1 - Another view

  • Second bedroom, with single bed and adjacent  second bath.

    Second bedroom, with single bed and adjacent second bath.

  • Second bath, with built-in shower.

    Second bath, with built-in shower.

  • TV room - Another view

    TV room - Another view

  • The colors of Old San Juan.

    The colors of Old San Juan.

  • Blue street cobblestones ("adoquines") from the 19th century.

    Blue street cobblestones ("adoquines") from the 19th century.

  • Panoramic view from the balcony.

    Panoramic view from the balcony.

  • Hallway

    Hallway

  • Bright master bedroom, with double-size bed, blackout curtain and cedar closet.

    Bright master bedroom, with double-size bed, blackout curtain and cedar closet.

  • Full-size kitchen with antique stove and sink plus laundry in the back.

    Full-size kitchen with antique stove and sink plus laundry in the back.

  • Kitchen - Another view

    Kitchen - Another view

  • Bedroom 2 - Another view

    Bedroom 2 - Another view

  • Entertainment center, in beautiful mahogany, with extra sofa bed.

    Entertainment center, in beautiful mahogany, with extra sofa bed.

  • Old machine from the 1940´s (place used to be a dental office/residence).

    Old machine from the 1940´s (place used to be a dental office/residence).

  • Night time in one of the plazas of Old San Juan.

    Night time in one of the plazas of Old San Juan.

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Apartment
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/19/2016

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