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Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

Remodeled/laundry rm/quiet&safe complex

Private and gated community, conveniently located to all the historical sites, restaurants and party areas, all within easy walking distance. A free trolley is available across the street from the condo that will take you to various places of interest in 'viejo/old' San Juan.

The condo complex is located away from the hustle of city traffic and party noise common in the area. The apartment is on the 1st floor with only 2 steps to the front door in a 2 story building. The condo is close to the Governor' mansion, Capital, federal buildings and the cruise ship piers, the area is well

monitored by local and federal police as well as the Coast Guard.

Since Old San Juan has a very dynamic and vibrant night life, many streets tend to be busy & noisy which makes this apartment a great retreat from activities...quiet days and restful nights.

The apt is located within walking distance to Escambron beach, fine shopping and casinos. The Condado area is 5 minutes away, can be reached by taxi or public transportation. Taxis are plentiful, 24 hours.

The apt faces the Coast Guard bldg & El Arsenal Museum built during the Spanish colonial period. On the opposite side of the complex is the 'Paseo de La Princesa' park with its beautiful fountain at the end of the promenade where you can enjoy spectacular sunsets by the bay and see the walled city as built by the Spaniards. On Sundays evenings locals gather with musical instruments for lively and fun concerts.

The kitchen is fully equipped, quality towels & linen are supplied, individual A/C units in the kitchen and bedroom...there are overhead and floor fans also. Great cross ventilation/breeze in the apt with louver windows/doors that open. The laundry room is located within the apartment.

For last minute renters or for more than 2 week stay, please call for arrangements and fees: Owner, Ileana at 706/216-3614

Gated parking available: $70 charge for use of parking remote & sticker per stay. No taxes or cleaning fees...included.

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2017

About Ileana

My father had been working for a pharmaceutical company and was offered a transferred to PR which he gladly accepted. He brought the family to live in San Juan for approximately 3yrs from NYC. I absolutely fell in love with the island, its

warm, friendly & genteel people as well as the fun and positive attitudes. Loved the greenery, flowers and mountainous very different from NYC. Learned about tropical fruits & vegetables, still many not available in the states today. My father' descendents were originally from the San German area...helped to abolish slavery. I'm proud to be of Puerto Rican the island, it's people and their spirit. There is so much to see and do that I still haven't enjoyed all that Puerto Rico has to offer.

Why Ileana chose Old San Juan

Why should you rent this property?

I take great pride in maintaining this condo in the best possible condition... making it an inviting and comfortable place to come to...a place that I would want to visit, stay and return to. My desire is to make guests feel at home.

When compared to other rentals in old San Juan, this apartment is larger than most, clean, well decorated, airy, with all the necessary kitchen accessories.

Quality towels and linen. There are air conditioning units in the bedroom and in the kitchen, however, there's a wonderful cross breeze throughout the apartment when doors are opened.

Manager is on call for assistance.

What makes this condo unique

Convenient to all historical sites, restaurants, shopping (retail, jewelers & groceries), casinos, ferry and cruise ship piers as well as public beach.

Safe with Coast Guard residential facility at the end of the street and federal + local police monitoring area. The complex is also gated.

Quiet complex since it's away from central old San Juan, however, easy walk to

all but you can enjoy your time in the apartment without all the traffic noise, etc.

Laundry room with washer & dryer within the apartment.

Only 2 steps up to the apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My visit to the enchanted island of Puerto Rico was wonderful. Very little rain, wonderful trade winds and friendly people. Your apartment was just the place to park myself for the month of February 2013 (from 2/1 thru 2/28/13). It had everything I needed, including kitchen ware and linens. The telephone made it easy to keep in touch with my family and the internet made it easy to gain information. The location put me just at the southern part of Old San Juan and the old city was just outside my door. Although I was right in San Juan, it was quiet and peaceful.

My wife and daughter enjoyed the condo as well. I appreciated Joe, the manager, being close by and available. He was helpful with directions to the cab driver when she first arrived. The center courtyard was nice and green and even had some seating to relax.

Correspondence and telephone conversations with the owner were very informative and helpful.

Thanks for a lovely stay,
Jan 2013
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La Puntilla Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Up to date bathroom, great shower, clean & neat
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Daybed with trundle makes into King size when joined
  • All furniture & mattresses are new since condo was recently remodeled. Additional TV in Armoire.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The bedroom has a queen size bed. There is a daybed with trundle which makes into a king size in the living room (no sofa bed). All furniture and mattresses are new since condo was recently remodeled. Please Bring Your Beach Towels ( please do not take bath towels to beach). WI FI internet service is available


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.55 based on 21 reviews
Harrisonburg, VA

La Puntilla Condo in Old San Juan

  • 5 of 5

This condo was located in a perfect spot of Old San Juan for us. We are retired, in our early seventies, and this property was very convenient.It has all the emenities we needed. The owner provided excellent service. We could recommend this condo to our friends without hesitation. We plan to return next winter and hope to stay here again. We spent the entire month of January 2009 and it was definitely worth it.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Dec 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad to know that you enjoyed your visit to Puerto Rico and your stay at the condo. I look forward to your visit in 2010. Thank you for taking care of the condo as if it were your home! Ileana
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Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is very well located, in walking distance to the port, museums, forts, grocery store, old wall, CVS Pharmacy, bus depot etc. The grounds were well groomed and the apartment was clean, with lots of towels and bed linen and a comfortable bed. Since we stayed two months, it was great having the washer and dryer in the apartment!

Ileana (owner) and Joe (manager) were easy to contact answered our questions and saw to any problems, quickly. There were always festivities at the Paseo de la Princesa on the weekends, but the bedroom, at the back of the unit, next to the interior courtyard, was very quiet for sleeping.

We enjoyed going across La Puntilla St. to the old armory to sit in the shade and watch the activities on the water (cruise ships, ferry, and coast guard maneuvers ).

Our only complaint was not having access to the parking inside the gate, when we rented a car for a week. The free parking on La Puntilla, was very limited.

All in all, the old town was fascinating to visit and the condo's location and condition made our stay very enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. & Mrs. R, I'm so delighted to know that you enjoyed your visit to Puerto Rico as well as staying at my condo. So glad you appreciated the convenient location and quietness of the apartment. It's sometimes difficult to get a good nights rest with the festivals and folks partying throughout the streets of OSJ. As you indicated, this condo complex is conveniently located but set apart from other rentals since it's on a dead end street with very little foot traffic allowing for restful nights. I thank you for your wonderful comments and hope that you will soon return to the "enchanting" island and to my home away from home, La Puntilla.
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A charming, cozy condo with an ideal location.

  • 4 of 5

This condo was just right for our first visit to Old San Juan. It is very well equipped with clear instructions on how to operate and find everything. It is very safe and a short walk to the promenade, shopping, trolley stops and street food carts. A great spot to stay and discover the fun and history in Old San Juan. The owner Illana was great to work with and the condo manager was great too. Don and Marilee Muth ...Wisconsin

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful place in a great location

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay in Old San Juan. This property was comfortable, clean, convenient, and just as described in the listing. Ileana, the owner, was very easy to work with and was able to make accommodations for my late night arrival. I loved that it was just a 5-minute walk to the beautiful trees and fountain of Paseo de la Princesa. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mike, I'm glad to know that you enjoyed your visit to Puerto Rico and old San Juan. I appreciate your great comments regarding the apartment and the surrounding area. Your late night arrival wasn't a problem. I hope that you will return soon to see more of this "enchanting" island and also to the condo. Thank you for taking care of the condo as your own and also for your review. Ileana
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Los Angeles

Best location and place to stay in!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for 5 nights and I have to say the location is perfect! Really close to a lot of good restaurants and a brewery! The place is nicely kept both inside the premises and the unit itself. Weather wasn't too bad and when it was hot opening the windows was good enough to feel the breeze from the ocean making it cooler inside. Then again we are from california so we are kind of use to the heat at times just not the humidity, but the place offers ceiling mounted fans which work great. Most of the tourist areas are walking distance therefore we never really had to drive much. We would definitely book this property again and recommend anyone to do so as well. Thanks again Ileana for letting us rent your property and hope to deal with you again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jose G., It's great to read your great comments and to know that your stay at the condo met your expectations. I'm glad that you and friends enjoyed your visit to Puerto Rico and old San Juan. I look forward to your return and stay at the apartment. Ileana
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Wonderful "second home"

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay in San Juan in this lovely vacation rental. It truly felt like home with all of the amenities available to us, provided by owner Ileana. Returning to the comfortable condo was a treat after a day of sightseeing or relaxing at one of the many nearby beaches. Ileana was also very helpful in telling us of some of the many highlights and interesting historical sights of this beautiful city. We plan to return and are looking forward to our next vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. & Mrs. F., Thank you for your review and comments. It's pleasure to know that you enjoyed your visit to the "enchanting" island of Puerto Rico as well as your stay at the condo. There is so much to discover about PR, so I hope that you will return for a longer stay and hopefully, back to the condo. I look forward to your next visit. Regards, Ileana
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Juan International Airport-10 miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Bacardi Distillery-by piers;Vieques&Culebra-38mile
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Tren Urbano in Santurace-5 miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
PR-26;PR-22;PR-18-3 miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Playa Escambron/walk or bus available
Car: not necessary

Old San Juan was designated as a world heritage site by the United Nation in 1983. This distinction places Viejo San Juan in a select group of worldwide landmarks. Within walking distance you will find excellent restaurants, patio & open air bars, museums, fine art galleries & historic churches. The art galleries hold a late night exhibit the first Tues. of the month and outdoor exhibits of local crafts are also in view. The forts, El Morro & San Cristobal, fortresses built by the Spanish empire, designated national parks, are also within walking distance. Take a leisurely walk to enjoy sunsets at the Paseo de la Princesa park and see the entry & walled section built to protect the city & harbor. Free concerts held ever Sat. by the bay (1blk from condo) as well as at the Plaza de Armas. On Sunday evenings locals gather at the park for impromptu concerts. See the oldest chapel in N Amer,Capilla De Cristo, also La Rogativa, statue honoring women for saving San Juan from the British.

Other Activities: Casinos and Tax Free Jewelry shops; Designer Shops In Condado Area


Rates & Availability

La Puntilla Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Peak Season
Jan 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $55


This condo is our family's "home away from home". We would appreciate guests leaving the kitchen clean (no dirty dishes) and the apartment tidy. If the home is left dirty, there will be an additional charge of $100.

This is a residential condo community-please conduct accordingly with manners and respect toward neighbors. Fines are administered by the HOA for noise and parking violations-these will be deducted from the security deposit.

*50% of rental and a $200.00 security deposit are due to hold reservation.
*Full payment is due 40 business days prior to arrival.
*CANCELLATION:Security deposit will be retained in full if cancellation occurs 30 prior to arrival-cancel 25 days or less, forfeit security deposit plus $200.00 of rental amount.
*No Credit Cards/personal checks accepted - only PayPal, certified checks,money orders

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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