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11 min walk from MD Anderson 2BD/2BA Condo w/2 parking has elevator

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,188 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo close to MD Anderson (0.8 mi), Museum District, Rice U, Downtown.

Beautiful Mid-Rise building in the heart of the Medical Center. 11 minute walk (0.8 mi) to MD Anderson. Four story building on top of 2 story garage. Two bedrooms , two baths. Includes hardwood floors, washer/dryer, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, WIFI, cable, 2 spaces in the parking garage, and fitness area. Less than 3 miles from MD Anderson, Texas Medical Center, Rice University (my alma mater), Museum District, Houston, Zoo, Downtown.


Property Manager
Lisa Thompson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Lisa Thompson

My name is Lisa Thompson. That's me and my boyfriend, Avi in the picture. I'm a realtor, a lawyer, I own/operate a bed & breakfast in Montrose, I work for United Airlines, I manage properties for myself as well as for clients. In short, I'm a workaholic. That doesn't mean I don't know how to have a great time. I love to run with my running club, Bayou City Road Runners and regularly host a charity yard sale for BCRR out of one of my garages. I love trivia night at The Harp, beer at Valhalla on the Rice University Campus and bingo in the heights. If you're not sure what to do while you're in Houston just ask me, I'm sure to have a suggestion for any personality type.

Lisa Thompson purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Lisa Thompson chose Houston

This biggest draw for this property is its close proximity to MD Anderson. It's an 11 minute walk from door to door for an average walker. If the walk won't work for you try Uber, it's cheaper than parking at the hospital and a LOT more convenient. I love that when you set up your cab on Uber you can see how many minutes until it arrives. If you've never used Uber before download the app with your smartphone and enter code Y55VD or E5YX3 in the promotions tab before your first ride to get up to a $20 discount. We offer two assigned garage parking spaces (numbers 12 and 13) with no parking fee. I get asked this a lot; unfortunately there is no shuttle to/from MD Anderson at this property.

What makes this apartment unique

Less than 3 miles from MD Anderson, Texas Medical Center, Rice University (my alma mater), Museum District, Houston, Zoo, Downtown. Basically all of Houston is at your door when you stay here.

Amenities

South Central Houston Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1188 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Notes:
The main draw of this apartment is it's close proximity to all the hospitals in the Medical Center in Houston.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

11 min walk from MD Anderson 2BD/2BA Condo w/2 parking has elevator
average rating of 4.2 based on 10 reviews
3

apartment is clean, spacious and well located. But lack of customer service.

  • 3 of 5

The apartment itself was great. Clean and spacious, with a little balcony and a lovely view. Conveniently located. Underground garage parking and elevator made things very easy, especially for my old father. However there were a few things that really dampened the experience. The kitchen cookware is not usable. The pots and pans are so old, they have multiple deep scratches and worn surfaces.. the handle of the frying pan kept coming off! It defeats the purpose of renting an apt Vs getting a hotel. We had to spend more money to eat out because we couldn't cook at home. There's also something odd with the tv cable box - sometimes it wouldn't work at all. It may need to be replaced. The worst part was... anytime I wanted to message or text the owner, or had a question, I never got a response! Forget not having your issues dealt with, I was being totally ignored! That is why I lowered the rating to 3 stars. That sort of customer service is really unacceptable.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

close to medical center, private

  • 5 of 5

The condo was as described. Private garage parking, close to the medical center, quiet at night. It is in the flight approach pattern for Hobby airport so there is some plane noise but that is part of being in that area I presume. Overall good experience and I would stay there again.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well euipped, very clean, beautifully decorated, very well protected and felt safe.

  • 5 of 5

Only suggestion might be to have TV in bedrooms. And, providing brochures to transportation sytem, theaters, and other entertainment venues. Internet is not easy to find all possibilities in one place. Proximity to area attractions and close to medical facilities. Think will request the unit on future medical visits.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very convenient pleasant place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Apartment was very easy to get to, parking arrangements were good, and it was easy to get to museums and other attractions. The apartment was comfortable and clean, with adequate kitchen supplies.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback. We hope you'll come stay with us next time you're in town.
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4

Nice, clean and updated; safe and secure

  • 4 of 5

The property is in an excellent location with quick, easy access to the medical center, grocery, pharmacy, church and restaurants.

The unit is very nice and updated but needs new pots (I had to buy a frying pan since teflon is flaking off the one provided). We were here for my son who had surgery and stayed a few days for rest and recovery and would have liked a television in the bedrooms. We brought our own but could not hook up. The television in the living room is outdated and furnishings a little sparse. Overall, a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback. We hope you'll come stay with us next time you're in town.
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5

LOCATION, LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

Great condo and location near MDA. Secure parking for two cars was nice.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
14.1 Miles
Houston Hobby Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Ginger Man
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Hermann Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
2.1 Miles
The Train Station
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Buon Appetito Restaurant
Car: not necessary

The Serento Condominium is situated in a neighborhood of the Medical Center called Braeswood. The large oak trees and walking-distance to the Medical Center location makes this neighborhood a favorite among Houstonians. 0.8 Miles (11 minute Walk) from MD Anderson.

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Rates & Availability

South Central Houston Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$105
$650
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $50

Manager'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.
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