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OCEAN FRONT Studio with Balcony & Ocean Views -

Gloria Macri

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Gloria Macri

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2015
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OCEAN FRONT Studio with Balcony & Ocean Views -

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Condado Studio Rental Photos and Description


Romantic ocean views, about which songs are written. A comfortable home away from home, this will make for a romantic and thrilling honeymoon or vacation on the beach. 2 PERSON MAXIMUM 5-NIGHT MINIMUM. NON-NEGOTIABLE... Please no requests.

Oh, did I mention the breathtaking

ocean views from the balcony and how the sound of the surf will lull you to sleep each night? Come visit us on 'The Island of Enchantment.' PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FIRST FOR AVAILABILITY

This spacious, oceanfront studio is located in the heart of trendy

Condado, San Juan's Metropolis, also known as the 'Soho' of San Juan.

Its views are spectacular and conveniently located on a pristine stretch of white sandy beach.


Condominium Stella Maris is centrally located, right next door to the San Juan Marriot Resort & Casino, La Concha Hotel and neighbors to Gucci, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Mont Blanc, just to mention a few.


Parking is available upon request for an additional fee.


More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gloria Macri (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2015

About Gloria Macri

I am a NY State non-practicing attorney, who resides in NYC. I currently market luxury real estate in Manhattan and live with my spouse and two fur-babies, Henri & June. I take the utmost care to provide elegant, contemporary and impeccably clean accommodations for my vacationers. Just see the reviews...and see for yourself.

Gloria Macri purchased this studio in 2008

Why Gloria Macri chose Condado

The location is spectacularly located on the premier beach in San Juan, surrounded by restaurants, snooping, transportation, casinos and lots more.

What makes this studio unique

The beach and ocean-front views are amazing and never cease...

Why HomeAway

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


based on 32 traveler reviews

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OCEAN FRONT Studio with Balcony & Ocean Views -
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews

Best Deal on Condado Beach in Puerto Rico

  • 5 of 5

This is condo is truly a hidden gem right on Condado Beach. The condo is a small, cute, studio, with everything you would need for a vacation-get-away.


The Condo is just a stone’s throw away from the treasure which is Old San Juan, and directly across from the Marriot Hotel. Just a few steps away is Ashford Ave, where there is shopping, including Wallgreens and a gym. You can literally stay here with out having to take a cab to eat our buy things. If you do want to book a tour or see things, the Marriot next door has cabs, as well as a tourism desk. It’s very safe and comfortable at Stella Maris, so it’s not a problem to be out and about.


In my mind’s eye, it’s like staying at your favorite Aunts place. The owners keep the condo clean, and stock the unit with everything thing you would need for a trip. We were happy to find a coffee maker, pots and pans and utensils in the kitchen area. The bathroom was recently renovated is very sleek and modern. During our stay, we were able sleep with the balcony door open and feel the soothing ocean breeze, with out having to put on the air con. We spent hours having coffee on the balcony, and looking out on to the blue ocean, as far as the eye can see.

Additional Stuff We Enjoyed

We saved a lot of money by staying here because we did not have to go out to eat for every meal, and we could do our laundry right on the property. Next year when it gets cold back in Chicago, we will come back to this condo for sure! The pictures really can't express just how great this place is.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We created our "home away from home," with the hope that all, who experience our getaway retreat, will leave feeling just as happy as we do. We, too, share the love of "looking out onto the blue ocean, as far as the eye can see." We invite you to come see for yourself.

AMAZING Beach Front Gem!!!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do the view from this condo justice. No better way to start your day than sipping coffee on the balcony while gazing along the shores of San Juan. The condo was very clean and well equipped. Plenty of beach towels, a cooler for beach drinks and/or food and even 2 small beach chairs (not lounges). 2 lounges and an umbrella on the beach will cost you $20 for the day from one of the vendors on the beach below.

Everyone we met in the elevator was very friendly and helpful. But reminded us that security is very important and to not let strangers into the building. This building is VERY secure. You need a key for the gate, the lobby, the elevator, the padlock and the finally the apartment. Not that this area is crime ridden, but one can never be too careful.

Gloria was very responsive with all communications. And was so apologetic for interrupting our vacation time when she had to call us regarding a key we were missing (to stairwell) that a neighbor would be supplying.

2 things to note. Not bad by any means just something to keep in mind.

1- The water pressure isn't very strong. ESPECIALLY if you use the sink and shower at the same time. But this is pretty typical for high rise buildings. So just be mindful if you like fire hose showers.

2- 1 ply toilet paper. it seems to be the thing in San Juan, everywhere we went. I only mention this because it made me super aware of how much TP I was using. So if you like 2 ply I recommend running up to the CVS that is 500 ft away. (on a side note- My husband said "if this is the worst thing I have to say about the place I think we are in pretty good shape")

The bed and pillows were comfortable and the sheets were soft and clean. And although this is located in between 2 resort hotels I can't imagine a better place to stay while in San Juan. We will be back!

And thank you again Gloria!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway

best of all worlds

  • 5 of 5

Let me start off by saying that this place was amazing and just perfect! I had my doubts at first about renting a property without ever meeting the person face to face and going off the reviews. To help with this hesistant feeling the property owner Gloria emailed me and gave her personal phone number to contact any time. This was great due the amount of questions I had and so worried that it was a scam. Gloria made sure this was an easy smooth process and I did not need to work. She is truly a peoples person and want you to enjoy yourself while in PR. I would give her 10 stars just for her customer service. She is amazing and everyone should rent this property when they come to PR.

Ok now about the property. The property was just like the pictures which was one part that had me nervous. Every detail in picture matches the details in person. The bathroom was a perfect size, the frig was a perfect size the closet was more than enough room. It had everything in the cabinets to cook and eat with each day. The bed was so comfortable... my wife and I slept well each night. The flat screen tv was a perfect size for the studio. I could go on and on about how everything was so amazing. The priceless part are the views from you bed and when you walk into the studio....OMG its amazing. Coming back everyday to this studio just made you want to class Gloria and tell her you were never leaving! The balcony was great with the two chairs.. This place is literally on the beach. The other most important part is the security of the building...every access point had a key to get wife was very comfortable and thought that was great. I could write so much more but I think you all get the point that this is the best place to rent with the best owner and the price is better than any hotel in the area for what you are getting and more.!!!! Thanks again Gloria look forward to renting again in the future and referring many to you for this property..


  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate these thoughtful words. It is easy to provide good service to vacationers like you, who were so pleasant to accommodate. My mission is accomplished when I can welcome guests, and fulfill there every expectation. Come see for yourself. I will gladly be your personal "concierge," when you visit. Darren & Cherrelle are 5-Star guests...please come back soon.

Best vacation and absolute gem!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from Condado beach where we spent the week for our honeymoon. We were BLOWN AWAY by the condo and its amazing views and adorable charm!! We literally do not want to stay anywhere else in Puerto Rico! The condo was beautiful, clean, with the best views of the beach and the ocean! The pictures DO NOT LIE and are a 100% accurate representation of the condo and the views. If anything, the pics don't do this place justice! Gloria was wonderful to work with and she made us feel truly at home during our stay! A very secure and safe area, with police patrol by car, by beach, and on foot everywhere and luxury hotels, restaurants, and stores all within a 30 second walk! We literally could have stayed in the condo the entire time and it still would have been the best vacation EVER!! Thank you, Gloria, for making this vacation so wonderful with your affordable, adorable, and beautiful "home away from home". We will definitely be back!!!

-Mario and Marcie

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW, I couldn't ask for a better review. I'm always thrilled for honeymooners and I appreciate their desire for a memorable stay in my beach front "homeaway from home." My goal is to have every vacationer feel the way this couple felt. Come see for yourself...

What a view!

  • 4 of 5

This studio apt was very well appointed and the view was GORGEOUS! Gloria (the owner) was very accommodating. The weather was great and the beach was sandy and warm. There was an overabundance of restaurants within walking distance plus two casinos. The only critizism was the stay was too short! Thanks, Gloria!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well then, you must return...real soon. I am thrilled that this vacationer made this home away from home their home away from home. My mission is to welcome you with open arms so that I become your "personal concierge." Come see for yourself...


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 1 month here getting away from the cold north climate. We were very satisfied. The unit was well maintained and clean. The ocean front windows and balcony provides a spectacular view of the ocean and beach. Gloria, the owner, provides good support and takes care of any problems you may have. The studio is on the beach and close to shopping and restaurants. Will probably stay here again !!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a joy to hear from satisfied vacationers. I am diligent in meeting their needs. If you need any assistance while in Puerto Rico, I am available 24/7, by email, text and cell phone. I will guide you throughout the process of planning your amazing vacation...before, during and after. Come see for yourself.


Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Next Door
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Car: not necessary

SHORT Walking distance to restaurants, shopping, casinos and much much

more. Virtually any activity you'd expect at a seaside resort is


Tours out on the island can be arranged by the concierge

desk at the Marriott Hotel Resort & Casino, just next door.

All water sports are available in the San Juan area.

Several gyms are with-in A SHORT walking distance.

For under a dollar, the city bus runs into Old San Juan, about 2 miles away for additional shopping, galleries, restaurants, historical sites and a museum.

The International Airport is a 10 minute drive or

a $16.50 flat rate (+ $1 PER BAG) taxi ride away.

The sun, surf and tropical breezes are complimentary.


Other Activities: The Beach is the Swiiming Pool, but you can also go next door to the Marriott Hotel and purchase a day-pass at the pool.


Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Condado Studio Rental Rates

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5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $70
Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes Parking is available for additional $10/night.
One-time Cleaning fee of $70. PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FIRST
NON-NEGOTIABLE 5-NIGHT MINIMUM stay is required, and applies to the rate.
Whether you stay 3,4 or 5 nights, the rate is for 5 nights ($625).
Full Payment Due with Signed Rental Agreement.
5-NIGHT MINIMUM x $125=$625
Full payment of balance is required to reserve your dates. Personal checks only. 5-NIGHT MINIMUM IS NON-NEGOTIABLE. Please do not ask...thank you.
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Condado Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 8
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is freshly renovated with Travertine Stone tile and imported Italian fixtures. There are plenty of thirsty bath towels, as well as additional towels provided for the beach. 5-NIGHT MINIMUM NON-NEGOTIABLE PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FIRST
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 queen , Accommodates 2 adults MAX.
  • This queen-size bed is so comfortable that you will be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. 5-NIGHT MINIMUM PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FIRST
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
NON-NEGOTIABLE:5-NIGHT MINIMUM - Please don't Request less than 5 nights. You may stay fewer but the charge is for 5- Nights $625+$70+$200=$895 ($10/Night extra for Parking, please indicate) PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FIRST Spacious newly renovated studio with brand new furnishings; Exterior balcony that faces the ocean; High-speed wireless Internet (so, bring your laptop); HD Digital 42' flat screen TV; Air-conditioning and ceiling fan; Fully equipped kitchen; Travertine Tiled bathroom with imported Italian fixtures; Queen size bed; All linens and towels (with additional beach towels) are provided; The well maintained and secure twelve story condominium is set back just inches from the beach; Assigned parking in a gated area; The building has a keyed-elevator for each floor (helps to ensure security and privacy); Coin operated laundry room is on the first floor;

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