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Spacious One Bedroom Terrace Apartment W Most Beautiful View Of Old San Juan

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

EL MIRADOR is the perfect location for guests who want to be at the heart of the historical center of Old San Juan, while enjoying peace and privacy in a spacious penthouse at the top of a centuries-old colonial building. This one-bedroomed apartment with a massive terrace is on the fourth floor. There is no elevator but the walk is worth the most spectacular view of the harbor, the north shore of Puerto Rico and the romantic rooftops of the colonial city. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom with another full bathroom with a view on the terrace. There's a spacious living room with queen-size futon, a kitchen and outdoor and indoor dining areas.


Property Manager
Luis Alfonso Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2017

About Luis Alfonso Manager

Managing short term vacation rentals in San Juan is an important part of the work I do as the Director of the Arana Foundation, a non profit organization that supports arts in Puerto Rico.

Our organization offers seasonal painting exhibits, musical activities, weekly Figure Drawing sessions with live models and Yoga classes in Old San Juan. We also provide reasonably priced lodging for artists and academics visiting the capital city.

Guestbook comments from the manager

​My stay at El Mirador in Calle San Jose was an experience of a lifetime. As an artist​, I was​ deeply​ inspired by the colorful facades of ​​the colonial city. It's hard not to feel on top of the world as you take in the entire island of Old San Juan in just a glance. The owner of the apartment is incredibly kind, warm, and a talented journalist, but it was the administrators​,​ Luis Alfonso and Cristian whose thoughtful planning and dedicated help made my visit a true Caribbean getaway, TF, Denver, Colorado​.
Nov 2014
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • One full bathroom in adjacent to the bedroom and one on the terrace with a shower overlooking the Old City rooftops
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Spacious One Bedroom Terrace Apartment W Most Beautiful View Of Old San Juan
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SPRING BREAK OF A LIFE TIME

  • 5 of 5

Luis was such an amazing host for my friends and I. Anytime we needed anything he helped us out. He made sure we had transportation to anywhere we wanted to go on the island. It was the experience of a life time.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unbelievable roof terrace

  • 5 of 5

This apartment has a fantastic roof terrace. The terrace is bigger than the apartment itself and gives an amazing view on the Old San Juan. Luis, the owner, was very friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed staying there. The only potential problem is that it is located on the fourth floor and there is no elevator.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, charming apartment with a HUGE patio.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough nice things about my stay in this apartment. It is located in the heart of Old San Juan, right next to the best nightlife and restaurants the city has to offer! The apartment as 1bedroom with attached bath, a large living room, a kitchen and the HUGE patio with incredible city views. The patio has a hammock and an outdoor shower! The place is big enough to throw a party for 100 people, while still maintaining it's cozy, charming atmosphere for a quiet night-in.

Luis is a wonderful, responsive host and will make sure all your needs are met.

This is the kind of place that you will feel excited recommending to friends, because you already know how much they will love it! 5 stars all around.

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

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the apartment for three nights at El Mirador and had a fantastic time. We wanted to experience the city of Old San Juan and see the fortresses (San Felipe del Morro Fortress / Castillo de San Cristóbal). The apartment was perfect, close to both and also right in the heart of Old San Juan.

Luis is a wonderful and available host. He met us when we arrived and got us settled. We were looking for some night time fun and called for some tips - he took his time to discuss various options and it was very helpful. Thanks Luis!

The highlight of the apartment is the charm of having dual living spaces. The inside is charming and has a nice old-world feel with modern conveniences. The outside patio is spacious,, much more expansive than the pictures made it look. There is a sitting area with a hammock and shower on one side and a dining area on the other. Various plants surround the deck area. The views are spectacular and since it is quite warm and humid, being able to take multiple quick rinses during the day in the open air shower is perfect.

Had a great stay and would highly suggest for other travelers!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view.. big space..

  • 5 of 5

Amazing!!! Very well clean..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment right in the middle of the action

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the apartment only a few nights and that was awesome. Everything is as in the pictures. The best thing was the roof top patio, views of Old San Juan, patio itself is 3 times bigger then apartment and we spent the most of our time while in the apartment. Everything with in walking distance, restaurants, bars, shopping. Night life right around the corner. Owner Louis is great guy, gave us some tips where to go and what to do. Thank you Louis

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Mercado, San Juan

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Aug 2017 - 15 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£91
£631
 
 
High Season 1
16 Nov 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£456
for 3 nights
From
£124
 
 
High Season 2
15 Dec 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£481
for 3 nights
From
£133
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Fiestas San Sebastián
18 Jan 2018 - 21 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,120
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£290
for 2 nights
From
£104
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.55
Additional Guest Fee £15.51 per person per night
Damage Deposit £193.87

For security reasons the roof is off-limits and access has been barred with flower pots. We also ask all our guests not to wear high-heel shoes on the terrace in order to protect the waterproofing of our neighbors' properties.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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