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Immaculate Beachfront Studio next door to Condado Marriott Hotel in Puerto Rico

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 2

Bright spacious studio apartment in a building directly on a pristine stretch of white sandy beach. Condominium Stella Maris is centrally located at 1 Condado Avenue in the heart of El Condado, across from the pool of the San Juan Stellaris Marriott Resort and Casino.

The fifth floor location allows for spectacular views, but is still low enough for you to be lulled to sleep by the surf at night. A full wall of sliding glass doors on the ocean side opens up to tropical breezes and a panoramic vista. Black out curtains allow you to sleep late in the morning or have a siesta when in the mood.

This cheery studio apartment was recently renovated with travetine floors throughout including the bathroom, a new flat screen TV and high speed internet There is original artwork throughout and you certainly know you're in the Caribbean. This rent by owner condo is spotlessly clean and equipped with everything you might need to relax and enjoy your vacation in Puerto Rico.

More Details

Owner
Owner Eric Brahm
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Owner Eric Brahm

I have been employed for more than the last decade as an airline flight attendant. I have lived in Puerto Rico for more than 30 years, residing in Stella Maris since 1987. I love living in San Juan which has a nice mix of beach and city and enjoys almost perfect weather the entire year long. I live in the same building as the rental which allows me to attend quickly to any issues that arise. I strive to provide the level of service that I would like to receive if I were renting form someone else.

Why Owner Eric Brahm chose San Juan

I chose to live in Condominium Stella Maris primarily for location. You simply can not beat the view. Being on the beach at the end of Condado Avenue, we are right in the heart of things. When you walk out on the balcony you feel as if you were out at sea on a cruise ship. The waves lapping the beach lull you to sleep and the breeze blowing in is soothing and comforting.

The building itself has 11 floors and a friendly neighborly feel to it.

What makes this condo unique

Almost anything you want to do is accessible by foot. There are a multitude of restaurants in the neighborhood, from fast food to five star and shops from Cartier to Walgreens. For exercise you can swim in the ocean, stroll around the lagoon or go to one of several gyms nearby. The place can be either peaceful and relaxing or there is plenty of lively action in the casinos and clubs in the area..

Personally I like to stroll around the nearby Condado lagoon in the early morning for fresh air and exercise.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Condado in Santurce

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom was totally redone in natural stone tile with a walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • There is a comfortable pillow topped king bed. The linens are high thread count. You can sleep with the ceiling fan , ocean breeze or if you prefer, the air conditioner. The sound of the waves should lull you to sleep.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 deck chairs
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The approximately 400 sq. ft. apartment has a fully equipped kitchenette. There is a love seat and a 4 person dining set. There is an air conditioner and ceiling fan. Hotel quality100% high thread count linens and towels are provided including beach towels. There is a cassette/CD player, a VCR/DVD player, Ipod station,and Flat Screen Television with Cable including Wireless Internet. The well maintained and secure twelve story condominium is separated from the beach by only a decorative cement wall . A designated space in a gated parking area may be available when arranged in advance for s small additional fee ($10 per night). Each floor has a separate key for the elevator and stair-well which helps to ensure security and privacy. A coin operated laundry room is on the first floor. All you should need to bring with you is your clothing, sunscreen and your smile.

Reviews

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Immaculate Beachfront Studio next door to Condado Marriott Hotel in Puerto Rico
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 76 reviews
Washington, DC
5

A Perfect Getaway In San Juan!

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with this studio at first sight: when we arrived a gentle breeze was blowing in from the ocean through the beautifully decorated apartment. The view from the balcony is simply breathtaking! The beach is just feet in front of the building and the sound of waves breaking on the shore provides immediate relaxation.

The apartment is perfectly clean, even to our own high standards. Air conditioning makes the evenings cool and comfortable. Water pressure is good, providing a soothing shower and easy cleaning of the kitchen. Speaking of which, we love to cook and we were delighted by all of the little extras in the kitchen cupboards, making us feel right at home.

Security is excellent, which is always an important consideration. The building is gated, with multiple locked doors and the elevator requires a specific key for each floor. The street is quiet and well policed 24 hours a day.

The location of the studio is fantastic: there is a large Walgreens just a few steps down the street, numerous excellent restaurants nearby (our favorite is Ropa Vieja Grill), and shopping for every budget, from Gucci to surfing shops. nightlife is pretty good too, with salsa and merengue dancing at several venues in the neighborhood. The owner went out of his way to make sure that we were well informed and that our satisfaction was complete. He's a real gentleman, and this really added to our enjoyment of a great getaway.

We can't wait to book our next stay - this place is clean, comfortable, well appointed and it is central to everything we love about Puerto Rico.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John and Mary Thanks for your kind words and for staying with me on your vacation in PR. You were great guests and I look forward to your prompt return. Eric
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5

Breathtaking view

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved this vacation rental....the location is awesome....and the view was unbelievable. ..Eric has everything you need inside the condo that you need. I will definitely will be returning. ....

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

We love this complex and Eric's condo.

  • 5 of 5

You can't go wrong here on location or the unit itself. I want him to sell it to me. Enough said.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great stay AWESOME View !

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for 6 days during our stay in Condado. We were immediately pleased with the location because it's surrounded by plenty of resturants, bars, and stores like CVS. As we entered our room we immediately noticed our beautiful view. The whole room overall was nice. We had a great time in Condado and our stay here helped.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous condo! The unit had everything we needed plus more.

  • 5 of 5

Eric's condo is very conviently located and accessible to almost anything you may need in SAN Juan. The unit itself is very cute and has all the small things you need to feel right at home. Very impressed! Eric is very easy to communicate with and prompt to any issues or questions you may have. Totally recommend the place to any couple staying in SAN Juan.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nacogdoches, TX
5

Phenomenal

  • 5 of 5

Oh how I want to go back to this place! We spent 5 nights in Puerto Rico and we loved every minute. It was so nice to be tired from daily activities and come home to this condo. The view is amazing. It was very clean and we had plenty of hot water. I am so thankful that we got the parking space because it is at the entrance to the beach which the parking was usually full. Also, it is a very secure building. It was just myself and my daughter and never once did I feel unsafe. The owner is extremely nice and will help you any way he can. I think I must have asked him a million questions. I LOVED this condo and highly recommend it. Thank you Eric for having such an awesome place available. It made our mother/daughter trip AMAZING.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being such great guests and for your kind words. I hope to be able to accommodate you on future vacations.
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
SJU
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Catano
Nearest Beach
Condado Beach
Car: not necessary

Located directly on the beach at #2 Condado Ave, between the Stellaris Marriott Resort and Casino and La Concha Hotel, in the heart of the Condado, the best tourist area in Puerto Rico.

There is a vast selection of restaurants within easy walking distance, from fast food to elegant- you choose based- on your taste and your budget.

Other Activities: There are various tour operator who will take you zip lining, spelunking, rappelling and hiking. El Yunque rain forest is a reasonable drive and can easily be added with a trip to Luquillo beach. Paddle boards, kayaks and kite surfing is available for rent in the area. There are casinos and night clubs near by.

There is a good gym a few blocks away and the health club at the Marriot is another alternative for a work out. I personally like to do the loop down Ashford, over the bridge and back by the lagoon for a walk/run of just under 3 miles to start the day.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Condado, Puerto Rico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£540
for 5 nights
From
£97
£734
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.38
Damage Deposit £155.36

An assigned parking space may be available for $10 per day when reserved at the time of booking or arranged in advance.
I use checks for all transactions and the keys are mailed to the guests in advance of your stay.
Normally a 25% booking deposit secures the dates with the balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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