Become a San Juanero I - Old San Juan Huge Apt W/Balcony Over Cristo St.(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2bed/2bath 1200sqft For 1-2 Couples & 3-5 Singles (add #4855542 for up to 13)
The Gallery Apartment is a duplex, with Central Air Conditioning throughout; also ceiling fans in case you prefer to keep your balcony doors open.
Upstairs are 2 bedrooms: 1 with a king bed & 1 with a twin, and 1full bathroom.
Downstairs is the large, fully equipped eat in kitchen, the other bathroom, and the huge (26' X 26') living room with 20 ft ceiling and full length balcony over Cristo St. A great place to sit & watch the world go by.
If you have a large group, others can sleep on the 2 really comfortable Danish "Innovation" Queen size sofa beds and trundle daybed in the living room, which rolls out to become 2 twin beds, or 1 king.
There are Satellite TVs & phones for free local calls, on both levels.
There's also an ice machine, hair dryer and iron & board.
4 night minimum stay
Single or Couple, $200 p/nt 1250 p/wk
Groups of more than 4 persons p/apt who are not parent/child, or over 40 yrs of age must pay a fully refundable dammage deposit of $500.00.
There is a one time Cleaning fee of $100.00 for the Gallery apartment, and 7% tax.
See the complete price for your party on the rate card - Photo #2
If you have a larger group, add our other apartment, just across the hall, VIBRO listing 4855542, Become a Sanjuanero II, to give you 2 more bedrooms & 2 more baths -accomodations for 6 more persons, and you'll have the entire 2nd floor of the building.
See special rates & contact info on the last photo.
For questions, please e-mail, telling me how many singles and couples are in your party.
We require a 25% deposit to confirm the reservation.
Your balance will be charged to that card by 6pm the day of your scheduled arrival.
The building is 16th century, an Institute of Culture authenticated restoration, approved & licensed by the Tourism dept. We are on the most famous & secure block in Old San Juan, in the middle of the gallery/shopping district surrounded by historic monuments; bustling during the day, and quiet at night.
We are 1 block south of the El Convento Hotel, and the Cathedral de San Juan, 1 block north of the Cristo Chapel, Pigeon Park, and La Fortaleza (the Governor’s Mansion) so there are 2 policemen on our corner 24/7. One block west is the Plaza de Armas, where you'll find cafes, drug stores, grocer, a stop for the free trolleys that go around San Juan, and a taxi stand.
Finding parking in Old San Juan can be challenging. On street parking is free, or there are several pay parking lots within a few blocks. (see map in our large photo#20)
Unless you're planning on exploring the Island, you won't need a car. Old San Juan is only 8 sq. blocks, and we are right in the middle. For local trips there are cabs on the next corner, or you can call one.
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Member since: 2013
- On floor 2
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable:
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 7%
Rates shown are for single or couple. $25 additional for each extra person up to the maximum of 7.
7% occupancy tax
Cleaning fee $100, per stay
Monthly rates available off season only (5/1-10/31). Please inquire.
Deposit 25% of room rate to confirm reservation, credited to total payment, due on arrival.
Deposit is refundable if cancelled 3 months before scheduled arrival.
Reservations made within 1 month of arrival must be prepaid and are nonrefundable.
We accept Visa & MC only
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Car: Not Necessary
WHERE’S THE BEACH?
Old San Juan is not beachfront, but it is where everything else is. Most people choose to stay in Old San Juan because this is where everyone comes at night, so traffic coming into town then can be a nightmare. It's easier to get in & out of town during the day to go to the beach. That way you can return, shower, maybe take a nap before going out again. Then after dinner, or whatever, you just have to walk a few blocks and you’re home, instead of hassling with traffic & finding a cab.
The nearest blue flag beach is a long walk, or a 5 min cab or bus ride. We have a picture among ours here (#19), There are nearer beaches, just a few blocks away, but Escambron is the nicest. It is a well maintained, free, clean, safe, beautiful beach; the only one with a lifeguard. Unlike the hotel beaches, it gets sun all day, and there are plenty of palms for shade.
The beach is part of a very interesting park with historic battlements & part of the old walls of the city. From the beach you see both forts.
Early mornings the women’s water aerobics group meets there. Very friendly group, you can work out with them for free. There is an outdoor snack bar that also serves drinks cheap, and a reasonable restaurant with outdoor terrace and indoor air-conditioned dining room, serving local food.
You will not find a better beach in San Juan.
Finding parking in Old San Juan can be challenging. On street parking is free, or there are several pay parking lots within a few blocks. (see map in large photo) Unless you're planning on exploring the Island, you won't need a car. Old San Juan is only 8 sq. blocks, and we are right in the middle. We are 20 min. from the airport, and there are always cabs there to meet each flight. For local trips there are cabs on the next corner, or you can call one. Numbers are programmed into your phone.
About the owner: This is your Concierge squad! We are downstairs every day 10am - 6pm, to answer your questions, address your concerns, and offer you recommendations. You'll be calling Boveda and speaking to any of us to pay your deposit. When you arrive, one of us will take you upstairs to your apartment.
- Primary: 7875290916 Please call after 4 pm AST
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Upstairs King Bedroom
Cozy bed in the little bedroom.
Upstairs King bedroom
Your balcony North view
The kitchen with the master sleep level above.
Little bedroom upstairs
Upstairs bathroom. Shower is inside to the right.
Escambron - the nearest great beach!
To accommodate up to 6 more guests, take the adjacent GARDEN apartment.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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