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Historic Area Old San Juan Pr Elegant,Reminiscent of Old Days.

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Calle de la Cruz street view at night.


Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Two Bedroom one bath very large luxury apartment Sleeps six. 1 bathroom.

Very large
Elegant,historic and very romantic.,Reminiscent of by-gone era. Two (2) large bedrooms, l bath apartment.
Very private, ample kitchen leads to its own, cozy and romantic patio to enjoy a morning coffee or relax in the late afternoon after a day spent exploring the oldest city in the New World or touring the island and its beaches. Minimum Stay 4 Nights

Newly renovated and decorated. Satellite TV and WI-FI, A / C. All new except for the historic building (1804). Built by the Spanish government for an officer in the Army during the Spanish quest for discovering the New World.
Very high ceilings (16'-18 '), original architectural design and preserved materials.
Easily accessible from street level and to very important and interesting attractions in this city dating to the Spanish conquest of the island.
Walking distance to the New World's first university (now the Hotel El Convento) monitored by the Catholic church at that time. Hotel is right in front of the San Juan Cathedral.
Ballaja army headquarters, and everything is, and nearby El Morro Castle from which the Spanish army would ward off invading forces Such as Sir Francis Drake and other pirates . In fact, the history indeed was staged here in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Old San Juan is a unique Caribbean City with all the sounds and atmosphere of years gone by.
From our apartments you are a short walking distance from everything you want would need, including a supermarket, Farmers Market every Saturday where you can buy local fresh produce, drugstores, international restaurants, and local companies that provide typical Puerto Rican and Caribbean cuisine at very reasonable prices.
We are minutes away from the largest modern shopping mall in the Caribbean, and centuries-old passive park (Muñoz Rivera) ......... included the beach, for the whole family to enjoy.
You can also visit the hotels and world-class casinos and just minutes away by taxi GET spectacular PR Convention Center.
Just imagine yourself walking along the edge of the Atlantic with soft Tradewinds caressing your face, then a short walk to the centuries old gates, a walk along the old road leading to San Juan door, just behind the Governor's Mansion,
Paseo de la Princess and from there to the best restaurants in town, just stroll over to the main pier, where you'll find other interesting articles and souvenirs to take home. In addition, this personal tour, will serve as good exercise, no need a gym visit .............
My house is your house ............... Our home is your home ..... Come and visit us. Meet your hosts personally. No need to worry about seasons,we offer low prices as specials on occasions depending on certain periods of the year.Except during first two weeks during the month of January due to festivities,however dates may change during the month and you are urged to call in order tha we may help you with your desired date.
We will be happy to assist you with your special request. Accommodations for large families and honeymoon couples upon request. Ask,you may be pleasantly surprised!
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Bedroom 1, Master Bedroom with 1 Queen Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin beds. ...moreless

  • There is also a sofa bed available in the living area.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Includes hair dryer. Newly renovated bath.

Other Amenities

  • There are so many possibilities that it would be best to ask. We can probably provide most of your requests depending on complexity. Excellent travel and tourist guide offerings on a as need basis,please do ask. And we can connect you....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Historic


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Right in the middle of twon in one of San Juan´s upscale streets...moreless

  • Mountain:

    Tours available...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Walking distance to at least 2 beaches and Island beach tours available...moreless

  • Town:

    Located in middle of tha Old City of San Juan PR...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Walking distance to Waterfront...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer/ Fall
May 16 - Nov 16, 2017
4 night min stay
San Sebastian Fete
Jan 18 - Jan 21, 2018
4 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $95
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


Rates may change any time without notice. Quotes are time sensitive and respond to demand. So,quick replies are advisable. Security Deposit is as stated in insurance fee. Saves you time and does not tie your funds.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
0.02 Miles
Nearest Barpub
San Sebastian Street,Cristo Street, Waterfront
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
San Juan Bay
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Municipal Gof Course
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Sagrado Corazon
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Baldorioty de Castro
0.02 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
San Sebastian St., Sol St. Cristo St, Waterfromt
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
At front of Capitol Bldg and Also Escambron Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Located in the middle of Art Galleries,Museums and cultural activities.

Special tours arranged with expert Tourism Guide. Tours available to just anywhere you would wish to go. Even cocktails and lunch/snacks included


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: After many years in other businesses,retirement dictated to dedicate our efforts to promoting our Island. Our beautiful Puerto Rico. We had acquired the property for our home but destiny had other plans. So I decided to do what I liked best. Public relations. Thus ,what better way but to short term rentals and meeting many people from different parts of the world.

Why the Owner Chose Mercado, San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico:
History fscinates me and this property certainly fits the bill. It was built in 1804 for a Spanish Army Officer( 18 in the family) Also it is a very peaceful place.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Walking distance to just about anywhere in this old city. Amiable residents. Plenty of culture. and activities. Restaurants,Luxury Hotels nearby. The Waterfront Fantastic sunsets seen fro the fort nearby. You name it. Away from it all. Who needs anything else?

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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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  • Calle de la Cruz street view at night.

    Calle de la Cruz street view at night.

  • Main BedroomMaster Bedroom

    Main BedroomMaster Bedroom

  • Kitchen view

    Kitchen view

  • Entrance Hall

    Entrance Hall

  • Part of living room

    Part of living room

  • Second Bedrmo

    Second Bedrmo

  • Private patio

    Private patio

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