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The Artsy Loft in Old San Juan

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 960 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, sleeps 4 + 1

We needed a lot of imagination when we bought this loft! We had to rebuild it from scratch. But that is the fun of it! Today, it is nowhere near what it was then. The restauration took over a year. But we knew it was going to be unique! And it is!! Marble and hard wood floors, exquisite contemporary art, all new appliances. It is the Artsy Loft! Unique in Old San Juan.

This apartment is unique! This amazing and spacious artsy loft is in a historic building. The loft is on street level. 20 ft. high ceilings and marble floors in the lower level. Hard wood stairs (comfortable to climb, not too steep) lead you to the mezzanine where the beautifully designed kitchen, the dining area and two comfortable bedrooms are located. All hard wood floor on the second level. An original mural by artist Sofia Maldonado adorns the hallway. Stunning contemporary art pieces on the walls.

The spacious master bedroom has a queen size bed. The second room has two twin beds and a small futon. In total we can accomodate 5 people. Most apartments in Old San Juan have just one bathroom. Ours has 1 1/2 bathrooms. Full bathroom on the first floor and 1/2 bathroom on the second. Quiet, comfortable, spacious, a/c in all areas.

You can easily walk all of Old San Juan and dine at the most renowned restaurants, visit the forts and see the most spectacular views of the San Juan Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Lively « plazas » are one and two blocks away. Close to Escambron beach, Condado and Miramar! Taxi and bus stand are a block away. Visit Old Sand Juan and experience the Old City in the most extraordinary artsy setting!!

More Details

Property Manager
Lourdes or Sofia
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2017

About Lourdes or Sofia

I love Old San Juan. It is like a small village full of charm, history and wonderful people! You haven't been to Puerto Rico if you don't stay in Old San Juan.

Lourdes or Sofia purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Lourdes or Sofia chose Old San Juan

We needed a lot of imagination when we bought this loft! We had to rebuild it from scratch. But that is the fun of it! Today, it is nowhere near what it was then. The restauration took over a year. But we knew it was going to be unique! And it is!! Marble and hard wood floors, exquisite contemporary art, all new appliances. It is the Artsy Loft! Unique in Old San Juan.

What makes this apartment unique

It is situated in one of the best streets in San Juan, close to all the great restaurants and hotels. Completely repaved, Tetuan Street goes from the Teatro Tapia up to la Capilla del Cristo. It is a wonderful promenade. It is also close to the port and the beautiful Paseo La Princesa. Walking distance from taxi stand, bus stop and parking lots. What more could I ask for!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Great Loft with lots of Amazing artwork.Very clean and spacious feeling. Very close to everything and easy to catch cabs. The diner next door was very good also and open late.
Sep 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in San Francisco in Old San Juan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , on 1st level
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , on 2nd level
  • There is no bathroom in the master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , 2 twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Queen
  • Sleeps 4 Mini split in both rooms. Black-out curtains in master bedroom for a good night's sleep. We can accommodate a fifth person with an extra charge.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Everything is easily accessible in Old San Juan and close to this property: sauna/spa, pharmacy, supermarket, Starbuck's, laundromat, beauty salon, bookstores, libraries, theater, cinema, etc. We provide a laundry cart.

Reviews

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(67 traveller reviews)

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The Artsy Loft in Old San Juan
average rating of 4.6865673 based on 73 reviews
4

Great apartment close to dining and recreation .

  • 4 of 5

The property is eclectic and filled with amazing art. The kitchen and bathrooms were well stocked with all the amenities necessary for complete comfort.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northport, NY
5

Perfect Apartment in the Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautiful and looks exactly the same as in the photos. The art is very cool and the apartment is very clean. There was plenty of room for my husband and I and our 16 and 11 year old daughters. The air conditioning and the ceiling fans kept the temperature very comfortable. One of the best features about this apartment is the location. It's right in the middle of everything in Old San Juan. Very enjoyable stay and we would definitely considering staying here again on our next trip to Puerto Rico!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

The Artsy Loft is a nice apartment in a wonderful location. Two couples were quite comfortable. There was activity in the area at night; but it was not noisy. There are dozens of restaurants within walking distance.

Old San Juan is a little ragged around the edges; some buildings have iron bars over the doors and windows, some buildings needing paint, some buildings vacant. But we felt perfectly safe day and night. And poking around the area is such a treat. The architecture in Old San Juan is enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oslo Norway
4

Over expectations

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place centrally located, may be a bit effected by traffic at special times but well worth a visit. We would stay here again when visiting Old San Juan..

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Good location and comfotable

  • 4 of 5

This loft was nice and comfortable. Close to everything we want to do in Old San Juan!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denham Springs, LA, USA
5

Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well appointed apartment. The location was our favorite aspect. We walked to all of the OSJ restaurants and attractions we wanted to visit.

We were able to easily duck back into the apartment mid-day for a rest, then wander around beautiful OSJ more in the evening. It was so much nicer for our family of four than being crammed into a hotel room AND cost less.

The owner was responsive to all of my queries and easy to work with. Apartment was exactly as described in the listing. We will return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

Other Activities: sightseeing

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in San Francisco, San Juan

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Season
17 Dec 2017 - 17 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£118
£681
£2,413
 
 
San Sebastian Festival
18 Jan 2018 - 21 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,232
for 3 nights
From
£394
 
 
High Season 2017
22 Jan 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£118
£681
£2,413
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£118
£681
£1,626
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £47.83
Damage Deposit £147.16

NO Early check-in or late check-out. Check-in is between 3pm and 7PM . There will be a $50.00 fee for late check-in (between 7 and 10PM). If you are considering arriving later than 10 PM please check with owner first to see if or what arrangements can be made. Ck-out is at 11AM.
These rates do not apply for the Fiesta de la Calle San Sebastian Festival. Please call for rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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