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Overlooking San Juan Bay on one of the most photogenic streets in Old San Juan.

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

The unit is located on the third floor with 800 square foot (85 square meter) of terrace overlooking San Juan Bay, ideal for viewing the passing cruise ships or to simply sunbathe. The apartment has a fully equipped kitchen and air conditioned open living/dining room area. The air conditioned bedroom has a queen-size bed and full bath. There is an additional half bath and laundry area with a clothes washer and dryer.

The building is situated on the most picturesque street in Old San Juan (Caleta de las Monjas, translated as 'Nuns' Lane,' which takes the name after the Convent - now the El Convento Hotel - located at the top of the street).

Strategically located steps away from city museums, forts, casinos and only a block away from 'La Fortaleza' (Governors house) and San Juan Gate, which was the point of entry to the city when the Conquistadores arrived from Spain. Best shopping and restaurants on the Island. The 'playa' is only a 15-20 minute taxi ride to Condado Beach or Isla Verde.

Keywords: Modern, condo, view, rooftop,

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 27, 2017

About The Owner

Professional couple living in Bethlehem, PA

The Owner purchased this condo in 1986

Why The Owner chose Catedral

Location, location, location!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hubby and I just spent 3 months in San Juan with no car - in Condado, Isla Verde and here. This place was the best. Two thumbs up. The apt is unique, the lane is sweet, the location couldn't be better and the air was - aah! Great to go up on the roof at night and watch the cruise ships go by. Etc, etc, all good. from Tuscon, AZ
Apr 2007
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU)
Nearest Barpub
El Convento Hotel - one block away
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Bahia Beach Resort or Dorado Beach Resort
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Playa Escambron


Catedral Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath with tub/shower, vanity/single sink, toilet and bidet. Half bath with pedestal sink and toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Cloths closet Dresser AC
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Overlooking San Juan Bay on one of the most photogenic streets in Old San Juan.
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews
paris, france

A lovely place in a lovely town!

  • 5 of 5

Just the right place to discover Old San Juan, close to everything ( restaurants, bars, Forts, shops, etc. ), no need of a car ( unless you want to explore the whole island), very well equipped. And to top it up: a fantastic view over the bay from the roof terrace!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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paris, france

PR hideaway in plain sight

  • 4 of 5

Old San Juan has a character that grows on you and being at the heart of it in Nancy & Milko's apartment guarantees total immersion. Making the Spanish colonial streets our own during the day and retiring to the roof terrace for cocktails in the sunset made our stay so much more than just a rum diary.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prescott, Az

Property 70187

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location walking distance to all sites, groceries, shopping and Tourist Information Center which will assist you in making reservations for any activity you are interested in doing on the island. Free trolley, inexpensive bus service and lots of wonderfully friendly, helpful locals.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Canada

We'll be back.

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous ~ historic San Juan, the condo with its perfect location and the climate all combined for a wonderful and memorable visit. The old town has character, colour and many hidden, little advertised treasures that made exploring a delight; inexpensive or free local buses, ferries and trolleys; a small but lovely tropical beach at the New Millennium Park an easy ride and walk from downtown ~ Condado and Isla Verde a little further; day trips to the rain forest and bioluminescent bay; incredibly friendly locals (don’t loiter street side, cars will stop and wave you across); on and on. We’re already thinking of our next visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The apartment is located ...

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is located in a most ideal spot in Old San Juan. The neighbors in the apartment building are pleasant and have worked to renovate and restore charming, comfortable homes. The veranda provides a great place to watch the cruise ships coming and going as well as a picturesque view of the entrance to the harbor while having breakfast or dinner. This is a place to stay in a nice neighborhood with easy walking convience to any part of Old San Juan. My husband and I stayed for a month enjoying terrific weather, walking excursions to museums, restaurants, shops and relaxing spots to read or take in the local sights. We are planning to return. We appreciated Nancy and Milko accomadating our needs as well as being friendly in helping us with information to find places of interest in San Juan and Puerto Rico. We like Old San Juan very much.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2007
  • Stayed: April 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The owner, Nancy, is very...

  • 5 of 5

The owner, Nancy, is very helpful. She is great to work with and I look forward to many more rentals with her. She can answer any of your questions about Puerto Rico. Great property! If you are taking a cruise, this would be perfect for spending some time first as it is right in the heart of everything and close to the cuise ships!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2006
  • Stayed: April 2006
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

Personal check or money order in US$. Payment due in full with returned sign lease.

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.

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