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La Terraza, private terrace in the Heart of the Old City

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Come help Puerto Rico! Special rates until December

This is a fully remodeled cozy one bedroom/one bathroom apartment on a quiet street in Old San Juan. Perfect for two guests. It is on the second floor of a two floor colonial house. High ceilings. Traditional checkers and hard wood floors. It has a queen size bed in the bedroom. It has a/c in bedroom and living area, Cable TV and WiFi. Fully equipped open kitchen with coffee maker, microwave and fridge. It has a large quiet terrace in the back with comfortable furniture and a table. The house has been completely remodeled respecting its colonial style. 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. It is one block from the Ocean Walk and El Jibarito Restaurant and walking distance to everything Old San Juan has to offer. Old San Juan is close to Escambron beach, Condado and Miramar!

The terrace is a quiet area for relaxing and meditating. We ask our guests to respect our neighbors and avoid music and loud conversations in this area.

La Terraza is a great place to stay!

More Details

Property Manager
Lourdes or Sofia
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Lourdes or Sofia

About Caribe Rentals

All of our apartments, whether in Isla Verde, Miramar or Old San Juan are like our homes. We equip, decorate and take care of them as if we lived them full time. When we travel, we don’t like staying in a hotel room. Hotels are cold and impersonal. We always look for a place where we can feel as comfortable as in our home. Each one of our apartments has our personal touch. During the year, we reserve some dates for ourselves and live in each one of them. Why? Because we like the apartments, the neighborhoods and we simply just enjoy living there. They are our homes-away-from-home. It can be yours, too. Like us, you will feel as comfortable as in your actual home.

Our apartments are available for short and long term rentals.

Lourdes or Sofia purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Lourdes or Sofia chose San Francisco

We fell in love with this property from day one. We bought the house and live downstairs. Upstairs there are two one bedroom apartments that we fully remodeled. It is on a quiet residential street. At the same time that you are in Old San Juan, you are away from the touristy area. You get the fell of Old San Juan living, the real thing.

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet residential street.

Very close to the ocean and to all the historic sites.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This apartment was a perfect alternative to generic resorts that you might expect on a Caribbean island. Location-wise, it was exactly where we wanted to be. It was on a quiet street, but minutes (if not seconds) away from many great bars, restaurants and attractions- touristy or local. The pictures of the apartment were spot on- it was clean and comfortable, with nothing lacking. We dealt with Lourdes and Miguel's daughter, who made "checking in" and out easy. Though we have friends in San Juan who we used for suggestions, I had no doubt that Lourdes, Miguel and Sofia would have answered any questions we had. Hosts and location are highly recommended.
Jun 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in San Francisco in Old San Juan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 bathroom with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size bed. Bedroom opens up to back terrace. It is very bright.
  • Terrace ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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La Terraza, private terrace in the Heart of the Old City
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 12 reviews
Ringgold, GA

Great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed just after the power came back on. The apartment is located in a safe place, close to everything, and is quiet! We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this to anyone visiting Old San Juan.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you Medora for staying with us. Lourdes
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Quaint condo. Very comfortable~

  • 4 of 5

Old San Juan is wonderful. This condo is in the heart of it all and walking distance to shops, restaurants and etc. AC units work very well. The back patio is very nice to sit out on in the evenings. The kitchen is small and there are limited utensils/cookware if you plan to cook. There was no coffee maker so we bought an inexpensive one and left it there - you're welcome. :) All in all it was a nice comfortable place to stay and explore Old San Juan. We would definitely rent this condo again.

*A few things to note:

- If you plan to rent a car, there is no parking at the condo. You will need to park at a parking garage, which is 4-5 blocks away. We parked at Dona Fela parking garage and it was inexpensive. We rented a car so we could do day-trips to other parts of Puerto Rico - Luquillo, the rain forest and etc.

- Uber only operates in San Juan. They do not operate anywhere else (including the airport) on the island so you will need a taxi. There is a taxi stand about three blocks from the condo.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place, great location

  • 5 of 5

Only thing missing was a coffee maker & teaspoons:)

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

I loved staying in this apartment for the simple fact that it was near everything that we wanted to see. The apartment itself was very nice and quiet, and it had everything you needed while we were on vacation. The best feature was the patio which you could see Old San Juan at night. For our next trip to Puerto Rico we will rent this property again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, fun, perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying in "La Terraza". The apt is charming cozy and super cool. The terrace is beautiful with lots of nature and sun! The location is perfect, Old San Juan is such a fun town, the night life is amazing and theres so much to do during the day. If you are staying in PR, this is the place to be.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Top of the hill!

  • 4 of 5

Old San Juan is a walking town so everything is close. There was little to no street noise. Even with all the construction it was easy to get around. The apt was clean and the a/c cold. There is very little cross ventilation so we turned it on to sleep. The rooms cooled down quickly so we shut them off while out. The kitchen is tiny but functional. There was very little in the way of seasonings to cook with- just the basics. The dining out choices are just too good and too many to spend much time in there. The microwave was enough to reheat left overs. The bed was comfortable. We are small statured so if you "need" a larger bed the double will be a tight fit. The fold out in the living room did not look inviting but functional. The bathroom is the chink in the armor here. Counter space is non existent. There was only one roll of toilet paper for two people for a 6day stay. My wife wasn't happy that I rationed squares. The shower is huge which was convenient because the water was set to varied- hot or cold. Suddenly the temperature would change. The extra room allowed us to get out of the way. Overall this place is a great deal for what you have to pay- good location, quiet and attractive.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
International Airport
Nearest Barpub
350 Metres
La Factoria
Nearest Restaurant
43 Metres
El Jibarito
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
North side of Capitol Buildinig
Car: not necessary


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
Fiestas San Sebastian
17 Jan 2019 - 21 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £46 per night, per additional guest
22 Jan 2019 - 18 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £143.48
cleaning fee £46.63 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

No Early check-in or late check-out. Check-in is between 3pm and 7PM. There will be a $50.00 fee for early (before 3PM) or 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. Check-out is at 11AM.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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