Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Elegant Ambiance - 2 Blocks from Juarez Park

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

This elegant, shabby chic apartment was constructed in 2008 to provide the property owners a pied a terre when the main house {Casa Nancy] is rented.

The contemporary decor is exquisite. The view of the city and main house gardens are magnificent. Continental breakfast,weekly Maid and laundry service included. Apartment has private entrance from street and is on the 2nd level.

The sleeping area windows overlook the front garden and fountain of the main house.

complete kitchen with refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave.

Keywords: Apartment,San Miguel de Allende

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Nancy

I am a top luxury real estate broker in Phoenix/Paradise Valley/Scottsdale Arizona as well as San Miguel. Prior to that I was active in politics as well as stage and screen. I have been coming to San Miguel for 20 years and find it my nirvana.

Nancy purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Nancy chose Zona Centro

San Miguel captured my heart many years ago and each time return I am re-enchanted by this magical refuge and the fascinating folks who live here.

What makes this apartment unique

I study with the finest artists and enjoy the culture, climate and fine dining in this sophisticated mountain retreat.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A msot charming and convenient location. Breakfast was a culinary delight each day. The staff are friendly and do eveything possible to make life a dream
Jan 2010
  • 1 of 1


Zona Centro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • CD Player ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

84% Complete
7% Complete
0% Complete
7% Complete
0% Complete
Elegant Ambiance - 2 Blocks from Juarez Park
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 14 reviews

Lovely stay in San Miguel

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed our stay at Nancy's on Prolongacion Aldama, about 15 minutes easy walk to the Jardin. Nancy's shabby chic apartment was beautiful with comfortable seating, wonderful art pieces, and full of welcome light both natural and artificial. High quality linens on a high quality, very comfortable king size bed made for restful siestas and night time sleep, though we did need ear plugs at night. However, I found that to be true every where we stayed in Guanajuato, San Miguel, and Queretaro.

I enjoyed looking out the two 'floor to ceiling' windows to the main house patio, which we were not able to use, but that was ok. The kitchen was comfortable for cooking meals at any time of day.

The housekeeper Anna was warm, welcoming, and brought us fresh fruit most mornings. What a treat! Anna also took care of our laundry, although I also did my own the last night. Very convenient.

Yes, as stated in some of the other reviews, dogs barking and roosters crowing was part of the experience. But that did not bother me. In fact, when I got sick having had perhaps a bad sandwich down town, I was comfortable and happy to stay in bed all day, in this beautiful apartment, looking out windows at gorgeous light on the main charming stucco house fully covered in bougainvillea. I loved walking the adjoining streets, and near and through the peaceful park. We enjoyed drinks and meals at the Rosewood, and other top rated hotels nearby.

San Miguel is small, and yes there are hillside residential areas. This location has a very slow rise to its position, just below some grand hillside houses. 'Walking down' and 'walking up', is flat to and from this apartment. But you still have to navigate cobblestone streets, so wear appropriate shoes!

We were here for 8 nights, December 20 to 28th.

Yes, I would happily and gladly stay here again. Thank you Nancy!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Bend, OR

Perfect oasis

  • 5 of 5

This flat is beautifully decorated exactly as shown in the photos. The owners actually deliver fresh fruit and pastries each morning, left us coffee and a bottle of wine, and delivered guacamole and fresh chips upon arrival.

The view is beautiful and the courtyard below is a real plus.

I will absolutely stay again when we return to San Miguel de Allende.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

The casita is beautiful and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Nancie and Marc are very gracious hosts and their property is spectacular. The casita is located on a hill that affords wonderful views across the city. The heart of downtown is just a 10 minute walk. My wife and I plan to return to San Miguel next summer, and we will definitely stay at the same property again.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Mixed Review

  • 2 of 5

Overall, the apartment was lovely and very comfortable. It was not as close to the downtown areas as we thought it would be. We could walk, but it was farther than we planned for. It was very noisy and we had a difficult time sleeping - crowing roosters and barking dogs were certainly not what we had in mind for a relaxing visit.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
5 1
Dallas, Texas

Beautiful Studio Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Casita Nancy was the perfect place to stay for my quick getaway to San Miguel. The apartment is impeccably decorated, bright and airy. The location was great as it’s in a quiet neighborhood (besides one rooster), and it's a quick 10 minute walk to the Jardin and even closer to restaurants and shops off Nemesio Diez and Zacateros. I so enjoyed my time there. Thanks Marc & Nancy!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Excellent location, wonderful apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this property, we liked the location, close enough to walk to the center. The staff were helpful and quick to assist us with whatever we needed. The place was nicely furnished, we enjoyed using the kitchen, it worked great for our breakfasts and lunches. When we arrived there was a delicious snack with wine for us to enjoy. The shower was great, lots of hot water. The bed was comfy. I would recommend bringing ear plugs as there are roosters around. The room did not have black out shades so if you enjoy a dark room for sleeping bring along eye patches as well.

Nice clean accommodations located in a quiet neighborhood apart from the roosters.

We enjoyed coffee and cinnamon buns at Cafe Monet a short walk down the hill and to the left. The park was lovely for a stroll. Be sure to check out the Tuesday market, you will need to take a cab.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

You might like these similar properties