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Location,Location & Location Nr 1 in green area ,walking distance to everything

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Just In Front Of The Only Park In This Area, Walk to Everything you Need/Want

Renovated 1 bedroom with all new furniture, fully equipped including A/C.

Top of the line Queen size matras.

With a private patio.

In the center of everything yet very quiet !!

In front of the only park in the center of town.

Very comfortable for 1 or 2 quiet person(s) as all in the building are very peaceful.

2 min walk to 5th (little Italy area)

7 min walk to beach ( Mamitas beach,best beach in town).

5 min walk to major supermarket.

2 min walk to 24/7 convenience store

Lots of cupboard place.

Top of the line Queen size mattress with 100 % cotton linens

Private Wi-Fi, digital TV

Washer and dryer in the building included 1X/week

Small private patio garden.

If you would like a larger place we have one in the same complex with a private entrance and garden. VRBO Listing #773637

Must see !!!Check out the pictures !!!

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Howard

We moved here from Belgium in 2010 to escape the stress and live a more simple life.

We purchased our share of paradise in 2012 and remodeled for 8 months in 2014.

After a successful 1st year we opened another Larger apartment in the same complex with a private entrance and garden. VRBO Listing #773637 .

We are here to make your stay an unforgettable one.

We are available within minutes should you have any questions.

Should you wish we also will give you advice on anything you want to do in this area.

Looking forward to hosting you soon,

Howard & Fanny

Howard purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Howard chose Gonzalo Guerrero

Location , Quiet, in front of small park, Privacy

What makes this apartment unique

Being within 2 to 10 minutes walking distance to everything and yet having the only park in the area in front of our home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The pleasure of hosting you was all ours.

The apartment was left in a perfect condition.

We are really looking forward to you staying with us next time
Nov 2015
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Gonzalo Guerrero Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Reasonable A/C use is included in the price. Please close the A/C when leaving. Unreasonable A/C use will be 3 to 5 USD/day extra
  • Check in time is anytime from 3 PM to 10 PM. If later the 10PM there will be an extra charge of 25 to 50 USD. No charge if flight is delayed.
  • We are available within minutes should you need anything and to make sure you have a great vacation, Welcome and see you soon, Howard & Fanny
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Fully Equipped
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Top of the line Queen mattress with A/C & 32 inch TV
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Location,Location & Location Nr 1 in green area ,walking distance to everything
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 23 reviews
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Great home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay at this pleasant apartment! Howard and Fanny have seen to all the details to ensure a comfortable stay. From the well supplied kitchen to the beach towels, chairs and bag, everything we needed. It was a short walk to the beach and the 5th Ave shops and restaurants. Fanny and Howard were a wealth of helpful information and were always willing to answer questions; wonderful hosts! We would definitely recommend staying here if you’re looking for a charming quiet place off the main drag, but still convenient to fun!

Linda and John Martin

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your detailed description .it has been a pleasure hosting you and we are looking forward to your next stay with us , Sincerely,Howard & Fanny
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Howard and Fanny were awesome. My son and I had a great stay at their place. They were there to meet us when we arrived and very attentive to our needs or questions. The place had everything we could possibly need for two people and was very close to shopping and restaurants on 5th avenue. Also easy walking distance to the beach and Kool Beach Club. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for confirming our commitment to our guests as well as the location & amenities of the apartment. See you next time in Playa del Carmen.
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Perfect location and hosts!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just returned from our 12 day stay in Playa del Carmen. Both Fanny and Howard were excellent hosts! They are more than willing to assist you with their knowledge of what to see in the area, how to use local transportation and where to visit depending on your tastes etc. They respect your privacy but are always there if you need them for anything. The vacation rental was very central and quiet. Very close to the best beach in the area, wonderful restaurants, 5th Avenue, and yet you feel away from it all in their neighbourhood. This rental accommodations provided us with all that we needed during out stay. We would recommend either of Howard and Fanny's suites if you are vacationing in Playa. We would certainly chose to stay here again if we ever returned to Playa del Carmen! Thanks so much!!!

Jennifer and Lynn

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always try to adapt ourselves to the needs of our guests and find the right balance between your privacy and your needs. Thank you for confirming we succeeded once again.
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Wonderful experience !!

  • 4 of 5

PCD was a wonderful holiday and this was the perfect place to start. Our hosts Howard and Fanny were very kind to us sharing their property and always there for advise. The property was charming and very well appointed. We we VERY comfortable and will be sure to return to

visit again !! Thank you

Cam and Anne

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy our advise helped making your vacation an unforgettable one. Come back soon as promised !!
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  • 5 of 5

As a couple travelling to Playa del Carmen for the first time , we feel very fortunate to have stayed and enjoyed this wonderful property ! We booked based on the listed property information and favourable reviews .... all of which were accurate & actually our stay exceeded our expectations .... including , location - well maintained & decorated apartment - private lovely courtyard - & the best hosts in Fanny and Howard -- thank you for all your advice and area information and use of your comfortable property .... we hope to be back !!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chris& Maureen for letting us make your 1st stay in Playa del Carmen a memorable one.We are looking forward to your 2nd stay with us . Howard & Fanny
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Excellent Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this comfortable, well equipped one bedroom apartment for five weeks in November and December, 2016. Fanny and Howard, our hosts, made us feel at home and also offered valuable advice regarding the surrounding amenities and attractions. We loved the fabulous location in a quiet, clean residential neighbourhood surrounded by tropical trees and plants. It was only two blocks to Avenida Cinco, a 15 block long pedestrian mall with interesting shops and restaurants and great people watching. We were just 5 blocks away from Mamitas Beach, the best beach in Playa. Howard and Fanny provided a beach umbrella, chairs and beach towels and the water was clean and warm so we enjoyed this beach often. We were only 3 blocks away from an authentic Mexican grocery shopping experience at the DAC market. We loved the diversity of Playa Del Carmen. We could be in a touristy area if we liked or we could be immersed in Mexican culture with not a tourist in sight, all within a few blocks of the apartment. We particularly liked the number of vegetarian restaurants within easy walking distance. We ate at every one of them more than once and never had a case of Mexican tummy. Every walk that we took was an adventure and we walked a lot. There was no need for a car on most days but we did rent one for four days during our stay to visit the Mayan Ruins at Tulum and Coba and to visit Isla Mujeres and swim with the sea turtles in Akumal. The apartment was clean, well maintained, private, quiet, well equipped, spacious and nicely decorated. We felt very secure as the garden courtyard was private and gated. We appreciated the ready availability of purified drinking water and the clean sheets and towels once a week. The kitchen was well equipped and the T.Vs, ceiling fans, and air conditioning were all in good working order. During our stay the owners became aware of a review that stated the living room T.V was not working well and they replaced it immediately! The park across the street (the only greenspace in central Playa) was a real bonus and added delightful bird song to the quiet of the location. We loved it so much that we are definitely hoping for a return visit. Thanks for sharing your wonderful home, Howard and Fanny!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christine & Ian for staying with us. It has been a pleasure to host the 2 of you and giving you advice when you needed. We enjoyed having you and are looking forward to seeing you back very soon. Sincerely, Howard & Fanny
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Avenida 5 (Fifth Avenue)
La Cueva del Chango
Rio Secreto
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
5th Ave
Nearest Ferry
0.6 Miles
To Cozumel
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
To Cancun and Tulum
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
5th Ave
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Mamitas beach and Kool beach and Grand Hyatt beach
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $195.13
Cleaning Fee $37.46

The main thing in this complex is that we ask for quiet and respectful people as all in the building are quiet.
As a guideline we like to have quiet from 11PM to 9AM on weekdays and 11.00 PM till 10 AM on weekends meaning no loud music and/or loud parties.
Please use the air-conditioning as needed as electricity is very expensive here.
Excessive unreasonable use will result in an extra fee of 3 to 5 USD/day
NO smoking inside ( smoking allowed in the garden )
Check in is between 3PM and 10 PM.
Please make sure your flight is scheduled to arrive at 8 PM the latest.
There will be an extra charge of 25 to 50 USD should you check in later then 10 PM unless it is something out of your control (example flight delays etc )
Check out at 11AM

We are available within minutes to make your stay an enjoyable one,

Looking forward to meting you,

Howard & Fanny

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.