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HISTORIC APT. IN OLD SJ´S CENTER (6-NIGHT MIN.) W/ WI-FI!

Ramon

Advertiser since 2008
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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Ramon

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HISTORIC APT. IN OLD SJ´S CENTER (6-NIGHT MIN.) W/ WI-FI!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in San Juan

2BR/1.5B best for 1, 2 or 3 people. Check CALENDAR before inquiring!

Please Note: minimum 6-NIGHT rental required, which could start any day of the week. Retro (1930's), vintage, Deco, fully restored and equipped, in the very heart of Old San Juan, on the main square, 'Plaza de Armas', right in front of City Hall, at the only residential building on the plaza. There is an open-air cafe on the plaza below. Front full-size balcony with great views, including a glimpse of the ocean bay. Some of the features are: land telephone, hi-speed internal WI-FI, printer/copier/scanner, washer/dryer, iron with board, granite-top kitchen counter, gas stove, high-ceilings, intercom, original mahogany doors and woodwork, TV/DVR home theater with cable service via DishNetwork, stereo, CD player, A/C throughout most areas (except in 2nd bedroom), soundproof windows, water reserve, etc. Very safe. Since this is an owner-maintained unit (no agents involved), we make constant improvements. This vacation rental will cost you less than the average hotel room in Old San Juan, besides the fact that you won´t find a better location and get to stay in a full-size apartment full of amenities.

Ideal for retirees, couples, business people, professionals, small families (up to 3 people), solo travelers, artists or anyone who appreciates historical properties. Long terms welcome!

IMPORTANT: 6-NIGHT MINIMUM. Early reservations are recommended as we tend to book months in advance. After payment, we ask travelers to email their AIR TRAVEL Itinerary so that we can schedule the housekeeping. Directions and keyless access codes will be sent once full payment is made. Please read carefully our listing here since we have tried to incorporate all possible FAQ´s. Our online Calendar is always up-to-date!

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ramon (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Why Ramon chose San Juan

I´ve owned this property since 1996, having done a full restoration, which is different than a remodeling. This apartment was closed and in a semi-abandoned state for 10 years before I bought it.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
Low cost, tailor-made insurance exclusively for holiday rentals from Europ Assistance. Get a quote

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 27 holidaymaker reviews

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Historic Apt. in Old SJ´s Center (6-NIGHT MIN.) w/ WI-FI!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
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Historic Apt. in Old SJ´s Center (6-NIGHT MIN.) w/ WI-FI!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p209910
+1787 -3446059
San Juan Puerto Rico
Brooklyn Heights , NYC
4

Location, Location, Location

  • 4 out of 5
The location of this two bedroom , apartment together with the owners helpful and attentive help and suggestions made our stay successful and comfortable. I particularly enjoyed looking down from the balcony early mornings and watching the city wake up.
I recommend this apartment where location and comfort are needed.
  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2009
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: This was actually our first vacation rental ever, back in 2009. Even though only a 4-star review was received, which is still very good, it served as enough motivation to make some upgrades to the property for the utmost comfort of our guests. This historic apartment is aimed mainly at those guests that truly enjoy and seek an authentic, original and artistic ambiance in a restored setting. It is worth noting that after this review, these same guests have stayed with us at least twice more.
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Historic Apt. in Old SJ´s Center (6-NIGHT MIN.) w/ WI-FI!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p209910
+1787 -3446059
San Juan Puerto Rico
5

Beyond Amazing!!

  • 5 out of 5
I rented this historic apartment in Old San Juan for an extended period of approximately 6 weeks. It was simply amazing!! My wife and son still rave about it to their friends. The location is truly unique being one of just a few residences in the central square of OSJ. Being on the 5th floor, I had constant views of street performers, locals mingling, gorgeous sunsets, etc. The apartment has so much old world charm that it felt like something out of a movie. The landlord, Ramon, was so nice and attentive, checking in to make sure everything was just perfect. We will definitely be back!!!
  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Historic Apt. in Old SJ´s Center (6-NIGHT MIN.) w/ WI-FI!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p209910
+1787 -3446059
San Juan Puerto Rico
5

Best place to stay and tour Old San Juan

  • 5 out of 5
Terrific. No place could be more convenient to see Old San Juan. Ramon recommended great places to eat. The accommodations suited to a T our family of 3. We loved beaches castles & forest and our balcony view of theater dance and mime. Great vacation -- Dick S
  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Historic Apt. in Old SJ´s Center (6-NIGHT MIN.) w/ WI-FI!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p209910
+1787 -3446059
San Juan Puerto Rico
5

Charming and convenient

  • 5 out of 5
Our second stay here has only confirmed our fondness for this apartment. In fact, we have already booked our stay for next year. We feel that the goal of our most cordial host is to share something about Puerto Rican culture. The apartment is located in a building situated close to essential services: a Walgreens, a department, a book and a grocery store. There are numerous restaurants and walks along the water, charming streets. museums and shops. There are renovation projects ongoing in the building and late concerts on the Plaza.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Historic Apt. in Old SJ´s Center (6-NIGHT MIN.) w/ WI-FI!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p209910
+1787 -3446059
San Juan Puerto Rico
5

Lovely home right in the heart of Old San Juan

  • 5 out of 5
If you are looking for the perfect place to rent right in the heart of Old San Juan, you just found it. Comfort, location, beauty and attention to detail are what this unit is all about. This place has everything; It’s spotlessly clean, spacious, well appointed and in a great location. The view is fabulous and my balcony time became ritual. The apartment has all of the amenities of home at a price that beats most of the hotels which don’t offer half of what you will enjoy here. Fast wi-fi, good a/C, comfy beds, land line, cable, charming decor, W/D, stereo, Bose sound system, turntable, DVD, CD library, copy/fax/printer, cedar lined closets with plenty of hangers, filtered water, and a fully stocked kitchen with everything from cookbooks to a bamboo steamer, etc. And what’s more, its all really cute and you are right in the Plaza de Armas! This was one of my best rental experiences ever because all of the thoughtful touches Ramon put into the apartment. He was great to work with and checked in with me from time to time to make sure that everything was alright . When I return to PR, I will stay here again. It really is a home away from home. P.S. If you are thinking about renting a car-don't, everything is short lovely walk away. If you are taking a tour outside of San Juan most companies will pick you up at Plaza Colon which is 4 blocks away. If you want to explore outside the city you can walk to the Sheraton Hotel and Casino and rent a car from there. Just try your best to avoid traveling during rush hours.
  • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for summarizing what this historic apartment has to offer. I´m highlighting this as a featured review!
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Historic Apt. in Old SJ´s Center (6-NIGHT MIN.) w/ WI-FI!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p209910
+1787 -3446059
San Juan Puerto Rico
5

Great apartment

  • 5 out of 5
We had 3 wonderful weeks in Puerto Rico. The apartment was great and we felt like home. The air-conditioning in the bedroom was perfect, we could sleep excellent. The sleeping couch in the television room was also quite good. The kitchen is equipped perfectly. Once we had a problem with the water, Ramon helped us immediately. We also had the pleasure to meet him in person, he is a good person and does his job very profesional. Everything was organiced very well, he responded every email, gave us information about Puerto Rico and he even had good resaurant tips, too. After all it, was a great time and we would like to come back. By the way, the neighbours are also absolutely nice. Greetings to Coral, Victor. Thank you and greetings to Ramon
  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
El Batey
Nearest Ferry
250 Metres
Pier 1
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
San Juan Golf Academy & Driving Range
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Tren Urbano
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
PR-1
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
La Mallorca
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Escambron; Condado
Car: not necessary

Old San Juan ('Viejo San Juan') is one of the oldest settlements in the Americas, it's origins dating back to the 16th century. It is located in the historic section of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The district is characterized by numerous public plazas. OSJ is the main attraction in PR for international and local tourism. The centuries-old El Morro Fort complex is just a few blocks away.

Location, Location, Location: Steps to markets, pharmacies, taxis, restaurants, museums, historic sites, government offices, hotels, cruise ships, nightlife, pubs, discos, live theaters, ice cream parlors, jogging trails, tennis and basket courts, etc. The El Convento Hotel, and the Casino, a beautifully restored historic building, both of which are popular venues for weddings, are just a couple of blocks away. Watch from our balcony the free concerts or shows often offered in Plaza de Armas.

We are just 3 blocks away from the cruise port. Also, the bus terminal is a few blocks away. On-street parking is around the corner and there are several public garages nearby. HOWEVER, please note that OSJ is best enjoyed on foot, no car is needed to live and enjoy the comforts of this historic small city. There is also a free trolley within OSJ.

Parking: Old San Juan is best enjoyed by walking. Traffic could be slow, particularly during the day and in the Christmas season. However, if need be, there is limited on-street parking and several public parking garages with different rates. Also, there is a free trolley throughout OSJ and there are car rental companies located nearby at the OSJ Sheraton Hotel.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $80 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes No hidden costs or agent fees. If staying for more than 2 weeks, an additional cleaning fee may be added but we will let you know before booking. We are registered with the PR Tourism Company, for room tax purposes, as mandated by law. For your own protection, we recommend that you get travel insurance, perhaps through www.InsureMyTrip.com (800-487-4722).

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Intercom System
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Original Antique Bath
    Bathroom Master - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Original Antique Bath with Full-Size Tub
  • We have a water reserve tank and a pressure booster pump installed.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
    Entertainment/TV Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Extra sleeping space, double-size, in this separate room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Communication / Internet:
  • Fax
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Please note that we have a keyless access security lock for getting into the apartment; no key boxes or waiting for someone to meet you. This gives you both the flexibility and comfort to get in or out at your own time and convenience.
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