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Beautiful and Large Bedroom in B& in Exquiste Tropical Home~Centrally Located

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Bedroom in great tropical home with beautiful yard minutes away from the centre

This house celebrates and embraces the wonderful diversity of this great country. We welcome with arms stretched wide, our brothers and sisters of all races,creeds and sexual orientation. Together we will not build walls but a magnificent future for our children and future generations.

This is one of two beautiful bedrooms in historic B&B home minutes away from the city centre. This bedroom has a new queen size bed and a small sitting area as well as a spacious closet with a full size mirror and 2 large windows overlooking at a tree garden. Guests have access to the uber cool porch, living and dining areas as well as the kitchen for breakfast and heating ( no cooking) , and the charming back garden. We have tables an d chairs for al fresco dining and in the evening the deck turns into a romantic spot with delicate lights.

Our check in time is from 2PM until 9PM and we request from our guests to provide us with a one hour window cfor arrival at least one day before check in date.

More Details

Owner
Ines Cortes
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish, French-Understand and communicate rudimentarily
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017

About Ines Cortes

I was born in Bogota, Colombia and I have been living in the states, specifically Miami, for the last 30 years. I went to law school in Colombia but early on I decided to abandon law and dedicated myself to different creative projects. I have traveled to India, Africa, Mexico, Guatemala. Nepal and Cambodia among others. I love beautiful things, color, kindness, honor and friendship. I love being a VRBO host. I know a little about Miami and share that knowledge gladly with my guests.

Ines Cortes purchased this house in 2002

Why Ines Cortes chose East Little Havana

When I saw this home for the first time I realized the house had chosen me. We were bound by my love for old architecture, Florida pine floors, crown moldings a floor plan that was not an open plan and, oh my god, the lime green bathroom tiles. I liked the neighborhood and the way the house sat on the lot with 2 cypress trees side by side. She looked like an elegant girl going to her first ball. Through the years the house has changed but the essence is the same. Because I love color, the house is no longer white/white, because I love plants and flowers, butterflies and birds, I planted and planted again and again, shrubs, flowers, bamboo trees. Some grew, some did not but I filled the garden with green.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with the tile on the porch and you will to ,( just wait and see) the arches, the mango tree, the long green entrance by the side of the house, the small and delightful back yard and the great front porch.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in East Little Havana in Miami

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Extraordinary 1920's bathroom with original tub and tiles.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Large and refreshing bedroom with one queen bed , a small sitting area and large closet
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We welcome all nature lovers. Our small corner in paradise is full of butterflies and birds. Our big mango tree throws a delightful shade over our back yard lowering the temperature even in the hottest summer day. having dinner under the Miami moon in our deck lit up with kermesse and tiny lights is a great pleasure. Please ask us about catering your meal. Our check in time is after 2 PM and before 9PM for first time guests and 12M for repeat guests Our check out time is before 10:AM Rekeying when keys are lost are a responsibility of the guests and the cost starts at $65.00 Please ask us first if you are planning to bring visitors ,

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

+++ Exceptional home, amazing host

  • 5 of 5

We adored our stay with Ines. Her home is so beautiful and welcoming and every detail was so lovingly considered. The room was perfect for us and we have made a friend for life! Ines welcomed us lovingly, gave us perfect advice regarding places to eat, drink and visit, and invited us to attend a spectacular concert with her which we adored. Spending time with Ines in her wonderful worldly home exceeded all our expectation and we are forever grateful. As it was our Anniversary, she also treated us to a bottle of wine. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy it was an honor and privilege to host you. I loved the energy you brought to this old home and yes what a treat it was to go with you to that fantastic concert. Thank you for your kindness and generosity. I know we will see each orher again. Thank you!
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Wonderful Home-y Stay

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Ines we had the best experience of a true American stay. Lucky for us we stayed during Thanksgiving and was offered a nice meal. Your home is so lovely and thank you for looking after us

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this B&B, the house is very comfortable with a cozy front porch and yard. The hostess is very nice and makes you feel very welcome. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I enjoyed your stay and hope to see you next year!
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5

Property is absolutely breathtaking! Jungle feel!

  • 5 of 5

Ines is a wonderful host! She made my experience in Miami just that more. Great recommendations on where to go, park, and awesome food choices! The house was beautiful! Walking up to her house it looks like a wall of palms and greenery. Once you enter it's a jungle oasis! Mango trees, palm trees, flowers it was so pretty. When you come home at night all types of lights are lit for you and it looks amazing. You think the outside is amazing and the inside is just as great! I love the boho theme throughout the house. All the colors you can think of! So enjoyed the cultural feel. Not one room is the same. The bathroom was nice with its original green tile and very clean. There are all all types of toiletries provided just in case you forget. She even has a beach bag ready to go! Ines is so wonderful and offers so much to your stay.You can tell she enjoys what she does and loves helping out her guest. I didn't want to leave it was that great! I will definitely be returning to her property!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy when our guests find value in their choice. Becca was a wonderful guest, asking questions, interested and curious, adventurous and just lovely.
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5

Hidden Gem in the Middle of Everything

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely adored our stay in Miami w/ Ines. She was the perfect host and saw to our every need. Her B&B is a must see for anyone traveling to Miami. It's the perfect location, central to EVERYTHING! The inside is very warm and inviting and the outside garden area is a tropical oasis. You will be sure to sit outside in the evening with a refreshing drink. She is extremely knowledgeable about everything Miami and gave us wonderful restaurant options. We will be sure to stay here again if ever we return to Miami.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at the house. You were the perfect guests! It was a great pleasure to have you. I will not gorget your beautiful manners, cheerful attitude and gentleness. Thank you for leaving the room in such perfect, perfect shape.
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5

Loved the place and the hostess

  • 5 of 5

My boyfreind and I arrived on a Friday afternoon and stayed during the weekend to go to ULTRA Music Festival. Ines welcomed us, she gives us a bucnh of tips for our 1st time in the festival and was really helpful during our stay. The place was really clean, pretty and homie. It is a quite area, so we enjoyed sleeping in the mornings till we head back to the festival. I would definately stay there when I'm back in Miami or the festival!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lorena, it was such a pleasure to host you both and see how much you enjoyed Ultra an Miami. Do come vack to visit! The city still has so much to offer.
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Location

Car: recommended

Just across the bridge the University of Miami has a fantastic Wellness Centre. You are allowed to go the first 3 days free and after that the charge will be $15 x day. Our home is literally close to everything ! Wynwood, Brickell, Health District, South Beach and downtown. Also we have the entrance to 836 and 1-95 just a few blocks away making any destination easier to reach.

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Cleaning Fee £18.64

We are very fond of our beautiful home and we have some rules we like our guests to know in advance of their booking. No smoking anywhere in the property including the gardens. We are extremely clean. Our guests have access to the kitchen, dining, living room and porch and we appreciate leaving the area in the same way our guests find it. The kitchen is available for light breakfast and to reheat previously prepared food.No cooking allowed please. We have a medium size microwave and a toaster oven.If you are going to the beach please ask us for beach towels. We appreciate you not taking the bath towels to the beach. Rekeying in case of lost keys is the responsibility of the guests and cost starts at $65.00. Our check in time is at 2PM and thereafter until 9PM and our check out time is 10AM.
If you are coming for a surgical procedure be advised that you must let us know before hand and you are coming with another person to help you out. Be aware that we might have to cancel the reservation if not clearly informed to us.
If you have to ship packages to our address, bear in mind that we will:
Take 1 or 2 small packages
The package must not require a signature
The package must be addressed to you and C/O (care of) Ines Cortes
We require you let us know you are sending a package and the approx date of delivery
Even though we will obviously do everything it takes to secure your package, we are free of all and any responsibility regarding the package(s) safety.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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