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Contemporary Elegance in Historic Downtown

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedroom + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Located in Merida, the original heart of the Mayan civilization, now the cultural and art center of the Yucatan Peninsula. It boasts excellent restaurants, art galleries, museums, theatre, a world class symphony and a rich 500 year history of Spanish, French, Portuguese and Lebanese influence. Close to the beaches on the Gulf of Mexico and several Mayan ruins including Chichen Itza, a world heritage site. The house has 20 foot ceilings with a formal dining room, living room (doubles as a 2nd bedroom with a queen-size pullout couch and ensuite), very large gourmet kitchen that opens out to a terrace and private pool. The second floor has the master bedroom with luxury ensuite and two terraces. All rooms feature natural ventilation and light as well as air conditioning in the master and living room. It was featured on the cover of the July 2010 issue of Ambientes Magazine.

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More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2017

About The Owner

With retirement on the horizon I wanted a warm getaway to escape the Canadian winters. This part of the world has always fascinated me.

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why The Owner chose Merida

I fell in love with this house the moment I stepped inside.

Amenities

Centro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull-out sofa bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2), Double Bed (1) Pull out sofa bed in living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
New Orleans, LA United States
5

Gorgeous home, great location

  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous house. Perfect location in Centro and close to all of the action but still on a quiet block. The house itself has everything you could need and both bedrooms offer lots of privacy. The pool was so cool and refreshing and the outdoor space was perfect. We had a couple of hiccups with A/C and everything was taken care of quickly and easily. Highly recommend this home for your next visit to Merida.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Home with great location

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful home that was nicely remodeled. The home is very private as has two master suites each on different floors. The 2nd floor is extremely private with two double balconies one facing the pool and other facing the street. The house is fully stack all kinds of items from wine opener to a cooler to take the beach. To finalize the staff from the owner is excellent as we have an issue with their front door key, the property manager showed up within less than 2 hours with a replacement. Truly a great home to spend with the family or friends.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect location and excellent experience!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful property. Just steps from all the action in Merida, we were able to enjoy this delightful city. The staff were great - very attentive to our questions and concerns. The property is even more beautiful than the photos suggest. We hope to return soon. Thanks for a fantastic vacation experience!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great time in Merida

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented Tim's property in Merida, MX from Nov. 2/2016 until December 10/2016 and loved our stay. The property is ideally situated in central Merida within walking distance of all the essential cultural activities/events and there are plenty to take in. Fantastic restaurants with some of the best eating we've experienced in Mexico. Super affordable and great value for your dollar. Guide provided by the owner at the property listing some great food choices and we also took advantage of on line reviews to make sure we didn't miss any of the top restaurants in Merida. Tim's property exceeded our expectations. The property is very nicely furnished, A/C that worked effectively when needed, comfy beds and linens, Dish network available so I didn't miss my NFL games, great kitchen with all the creature comforts to cook a great meal at home, attentive cleaning staff and pool service.

Great time in Merida and Great property that I highly recommend.

Thanks Tim

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Modern home, great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous property full of beautiful artwork and architectural details. The location couldn't be better, right around the corner from Santa Lucia park where there is a lot of evening entertainment and a neighbourhood full of cool cafes, bakeries and restaurants. There are three deck areas within the house, each with a variety of seating options, and the stupendous walls make for a very safe-feeling environment. The house is very comfortable, beautifully furnished and has better than usual extras such as a Melita coffee brewer, henckel knives and a great gas stove. A wonderful choice for one or two couples wanting to be in the historical centre and to explore Merida.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gem in Merida

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, modern, safe, clean, and spacious home. This home came well equipped and was tastefully decorated and has VERY comfortable beds and huge showers!! We stayed 19 days at this home and found it be to a true "home away from home", it lends itself to a very relaxing and calming atmosphere. The patios and pool are surrounded by very tall walls providing ultimate privacy and plenty of sunshine all day! The weather in Merida was about 30-38`c (April) everyday and the house was very comfortable with the ceiling fans and air conditioning. The house is situated perfectly in the centro and close to many restaurants, shops, bakery, grocery stores, and cafes (all within a comfortable walking distance!!) Merida is a beautiful and charming colonial city, we did many day trips to Progreso, Celestun, and Mayapan Mayan Ruins and the Cenotes. I would highly recommend this home to my family and friends, it was easily accessible from Cancun thanks to the ADO bus system. A special thanks to Alan from the property management company who greeted us at the home, promptly assisted us with any questions throughout the trip, and for helping us arrange a private chef for authentic Mexican cuisine.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Merida International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
La Tratto
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Several in Santa Lucia
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Progresso
Car: not necessary

Located in historic Merida, the heart of the Mayan civilization and now the cultural and artistic centre of the Yucatan Peninsula. Thirty minutes from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and several Mayan ruins, the city is well known for its art galleries, museums and cultural nightlife.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $394.29

Electrical usage will be deducted from the renters' deposit. The electrical meter will be read upon arrival and departure.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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