Nestled in the 500-year-old historic Spanish colonial city of Old San Juan, Villa San Justo is the ideal basecamp for larger groups to explore Old San Juan history, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. The villa has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large and recently renovated kitchen, and a spectacular private interior patio. You will love the combination of old world colonial design and new world amenities such air conditioning throughout the villa, an updated kitchen, wifi, TV, and a 65 Inch flat screen TV. The location is ideal for those looking to be close to the action in Old San Juan, located less than a block from the busy nightlife and restaurants of Calle San Sebastian and a short walk from El Morro Spanish fort. The villa comfortably sleeps 6 adults. It is important to note that the villa is not kid or elderly friendly as the winding staircase that accesses the master and 2nd bedroom is very steep. It is also important to know beforehand that there is some graphic artwork in the villa which some may find offensive. We recommend this villa for the adventurous type of traveller who is looking to stay at a truly unique property.
As soon as you enter the villa you will want to open all the doors that lead to the interior patio - an iconic design feature of the colonial architecture Old San Juan is famous for. The interior patio has an outdoor seating area, a winding staircase to the bedrooms on the second floor, small garden, and tropical plants. There interior patio has large french doors that open to the living room, kitchen, dining room, and the 3rd bedroom on the first level. There is a 6 person dining room directly besides the large and updated kitchen. The kitchen has a counter with 3 barstools, oven, stovetop, microwave, fridge, and everything you would need for an expended stay. The living room has a large and comfortable sofa and a 65" flat screen TV. There is also a washer and dryer and a full bathroom on the first floor. There is air conditioning throughout the apartment and ceiling fans in the dining and living rooms.
There are three bedrooms in Villa San Justo that comfortably sleep 6 adults. The master bedroom, on the 2nd floor, is accessible via a veranda that overlooks the interior garden. The master bedroom has a queen, bed, air conditioning, and access to a full bathroom that is shared with the second bedroom. The 2nd bedroom, also on the second floor and accessible via the same veranda overlooking the interior patio, has a full bed, air conditioning, and spacious closet. The 3rd bedroom, located on the first floor and accessible via the interior patio, has a full bed, air conditioning, and a spacious closet as well. All three bedrooms are rather small but are well appointed for a good night's sleep.
Villa San Justo's kitchen is large and was just updated with new cabinets and quartz countertops. You and your group will surely spend time socializing and cooking in this beautiful kitchen. It has a counter that can comfortably sit 3 adults and is conveniently located directly besides the dining room. The kitchen has a coffee maker, kettle, oven, stovetop, microwave, fridge, and more. We include enough bounty, trash bags, and dish soap for guests to comfortably start their stay.
Staying in Old San Juan is a truly unique experience. The charm and character you will experience in the 500 year-old is one of a kind. From Villa San Justo you can comfortably walk to anywhere within Old San Juan. We recommend taking a cab from the airport and using uber or taxi while you stay at Old San Juan. This is a true walkable location with everything you need a short walk away. Renting a car is not necessary unless you are planning on road tripping. The villa does not include parking
There are many things to do in the surrounding areas, here are some of our favorites, all within walking distance:
Explore the El Morro Fort. There are daily tours of the fort and the large green areas have spectacular ocean views. Take a tour, have a picnic, and fly a kite. This is a must do.
Lunch, Brunch, or Dinner at La Mala Vida. La Mala Vida is home to one of the most popular brunches in Puerto Rico.
Explore the iconic Calle San Sebastian nightlife. There is a large assortment of bars on this strip which is a favorite among locals Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Breakfast at 'La Bombonera'. This is a Puerto Rican landmark well known for its locally inspired breakfast and pastries.
Take a stroll around 'Paseo La Princesa', a waterfront walkway which you can start off at El Morro and finish of the walk with a rum tasting at Princesa Gastrobar at the end of the trail.
West Indies strives to Deliver top notch service and amenities to guarantee our guests feel at home while visiting our properties. All of our properties are outfitted with freshly laundered bed linens and towels. We provide 2 bath towels per guest and 1 beach/pool towel per guest. If you are staying for more than 3 nights and the property does not have a washer and dryer we can coordinate a complimentary towel changeover, subject to availability. Our properties typically include at least 2 beach chairs, an ice cooler, and wireless speaker for your outdoor excursions.
West Indies provides the disposable amenities necessary to get your vacation off to a comfortable start. These amenities include 1 set of hotel size soaps and shampoos per bathroom, 3 garbage bags, 2 rolls of paper towel, 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, 1 dish soap, 1 dish sponge, and a small amount of laundry detergent. We do not provide unlimited disposable amenities. It is your responsibility to review what is included in the property and stock with whatever else may be needed for the duration of your stay.
This apartment is not appropriate for children as the winding staircase to access the 2nd bedrooms and the veranda on the second floor can be dangerous for children without supervision. Children under 14 years of age are not allowed.
This villa is not appropriate for the elderly. The winding staircase is steep and narrow and can also present a hazard for anyone with a disability or condition that affects their footing.
Check-in time is at 4:00pm
Check-out time is at 11:00am
Building quiet hours are from 10:00pm to 8:00am. Please keep noise levels down during these hours out of respect to the neighbours.
Host will not pay for hotel, vacation rental, or transportation expenses incurred because of an interruption in water or electrical service. If water or electricity is interrupted for more than 3 hours, guests have the option of cancelling their reservation and requesting a refund for the nights not used. Under no circumstances will we refund consumed nights.
All bookings are contingent on signing a short term rental agreement that will be sent via email. It must be signed within 48 hours of booking or before entering the property, whichever happens first.
Maximum occupancy of 6 adults/children
Max. occupancy is strictly enforced and exceeding it may result in immediate cancellation of booking or being expelled from the property.
Towels and linens must only be used for their intended purpose. Do not stain them with food, grease or any other substance. Do not use towels to clean up any mess, stained towels/linens will be charged from damage deposit at a price of $20 a bath towel, $10 a face towel or bath matt, and $5 a wash towel.
Subletting not allowed
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS
Villa San Justo is professionally managed by West Indies Vacation Rentals. Our staff is ready to serve you with anything that will enhance your stay in Puerto Rico. We have relationships with the best providers in Puerto Rico and are eager to put you in direct contact with the right people for transportation, fridge stock-up prior to arrival, tours, private chef's, catering, or anything else you may need. We are here to ensure we make your experience the best it can be!