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Historic Area Old San Juan Pr Apt No 2

(12 Reviews)

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Living Room view from hall


Last updated: 05/22/2017
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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

Sleeps 6

Roomy,lots of windows and ventilation yet private and charming. Two(2) bedrooms 1B Apt. Sleeps 6 Ample kitchen leading to a sunny xtra large patio to enjoy a morning coffee or relax in late afternoon after a day spent in the oldest city of the New World.( Circa 1492)Minimum Stay 4 Nights

Newly renovated, Satellite TV and Wi-F,A/Ci.Everything new except the historic buliding( 1804) built by the Spanish Government for a high ranking Army Officer,during the Spanish quest for conquering of the New World and a stop point for galeons carying gold bullions to Spain.
Easily accessible from street level and to all historic sites of this important city. Walking distance from the New World´s first university.(Now Hotel El Convento), Old Army Headquarters such as Ballajá, El Morro Castle,where the Spanish army held off would be invaders,such as Sir Francis Drake and others. There are lots of museums nearby.
History Indeed was staged here.

Our apartments at Calle de la Cruz are a short walking distance from just about anywhere in this old city and from any convenience you would want such as Supermarket,Drug Stores and well known restaurants .( including lesser known) Many restaurabts offer excellent meals at very reasonable prices.. The Farmers Maeket is a couple of blocks away and opens every Saturday until 1PM
This address is in one of the best Streets of San Juan and near all public transportation(Buses,Trains,Taxi) 15/30 minutes from airport and also close to many cultural Museums.

Just imagine yourself walking along the edge of the Atlantic Ocean on old paths with trafewinds caressing your face,then a short walk to centuries old forts,either San Cristobal, or San Felipe de El Morro. Walk along an old path behind the fort and along the far end of the trail to the San Juan Door access, where traders and troops used to bring goods and arms to the island . Then walk along behind the Governor´s mansion (Paseo de La Princesa) and then on to the waterfront and some of the best restaurants in Puerto Rico. In this area you may purchase souveniers and other items for your loved ones back home or for personal use.

In addition, this walking tour will serve a good exercise ,no need for a gym visit.

Should you wish, day long beach tours can be arranged at reasonable prices.
Please note that this 2 bedroom apt. has 3 beds( 1queen 2 twins) and one queen size futon. Arrangements can be made to covert the 2 twins into a king size bed. Baby chair available upon request.

We offer special rates during the year please check for these special offers as they may change depending oon certain periods of the year..Except during the first weeks of the month of January´s festivities. Please call or write stating your requirements for that period. We will be most happy to help you.

There is a rate increase four days in January due to the Fiestas de San Sebastian, the exact days change every year around the middle of the month. Please ask for rate and specific date changes.
We do offer discounts at certain times,please ask when requesting your reservation.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 920 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 2: 2 twin/ single

    Can be arranged for King size Please see photo...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Full size futon, sleeps 2 available in the living room. Please see photos in photo gallery....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There is one of the World´s largest Nattatoriums within 15 minutes by car or public transportatio.If you have a special event ,please consult with host due to hours activities regulations. There is a home guide in the apartment. Special exciting tours can be arranged. Also there is a tourist information center witin walking distance. Please ask about Beach accessibility and distance all within walking distance if you prefer to walk. Please ask host of any other item you should need....moreless


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


  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • 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
  • Near The Ocean:

    Walking distance to 2 beach sites...moreless

  • Town:

    We are located in the middle of the city. In one of San Juan´s upscale streets....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Walking distance to Waterfront...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • 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
  • Kitchen:

    2 Highchairs available. ...moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 16 - Nov 16, 2017
4 night min stay
San Sbastian 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:

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


Watch for month's special. Rates may change periodically and are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Quotes are on a first come first served basis. Security Deposit is returnable and shall never exceed 300USD

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Luis Munoz 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
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
El Escambron

Our properties are locted just steps away from one of the Island´s more important celebration San Sebastian Fiesta.This lasts for four day in January the exact days vary ech year but are usually in mid month. Rates do change these four days and it is best to Ask for the rate. Availability on a first come first served basis.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

Why the Owner Chose Mercado, San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico:
Historic house built in 1804. for Spanish Army officer. Later divided into four apartments . Restored to 90% of original. Certain modern amenities added Surely a place to enjoy and relax.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Away from the busy area yet close to everything San Juan has to offer. Close to museums,Historic sites and the beaches near a passive park to enjoy nature.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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  • Living Room view from hall

    Living Room view from hall

  • Living Room view from entrance

    Living Room view from entrance

  • Patio accesible from kitchen.

    Patio accesible from kitchen.

  • Partial Kitchen view

    Partial Kitchen view

  • Optional arrangement for bedroom no 2 w/ King Bed

    Optional arrangement for bedroom no 2 w/ King Bed

  • Night time view of property

    Night time view of property

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