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Cute Penthouse Overlooking Sol Street In Old San Juan

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, terrace and patio, PH walk-up

This cute Penthouse opens to a beautiful patio and has a terrace with a view of Calle del Sol in Old San Juan. The entrance to the apartment is especially beautiful, getting up the stairway you will be welcomed by wonderful, tropical vegetation. The living room is openly designed and receives natural light from Patio and Terrace. The open kitchen is equipped and the dinning area opens to the terrace. The two bedrooms have A/C and can sleep up to 4 persons one queen and two twin beds. The bathroom has a shower only, and a washer/ dryer is available. Also included are cable television & wireless Internet. Please find more info about Old San Juan and what we provide below and contact our agents for any question you may have. With each confirmation we are sending a file with helpful tips on where to find our favorite local spots.

Old San Juan is the oldest city on US Territory and part of the World Heritage. It is about 8 by 8 blocks of unique colonial style architecture and offers everything from restaurants, bars, Puerto Rican coffee shops, galleries, open air music, nice paths to walk by the Port & Ocean, tourist shops to grocery store, pharmacy, Marshalls and Starbucks. The closest unofficial beach is in front of the Capitol Building in about 10-15 walking minutes from almost anywhere in Old San Juan. The nearest blue flag beach is called El Escambron and can reached in about 25-30 minutes walking along the Atlantic Ocean or in about 5 minutes by car/ taxi or bus. Old San Juan has a bus station from where you can go to Plaza Las Americas, the biggest mall in the Caribbean, to the Convention Center, as well as to Condado and Isla Verde, the other two main tourist spots along the coast of San Juan. Condado and Isla Verde are the modern parts of the city and have great beaches, hotels & casinos & much more...

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More Details

Property Manager
Vida Urbana
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 4, 2018

About Vida Urbana

VidaUrbanaPR is a result of our love to Old San Juan and our desire to share this beauty with you. Therefore we enjoy representing our neighbors (homeowners) who have decided to offer their homes to travelers. We are managing an incredible variety of properties, all very different from each other and yet in the same gorgeous old city, Some Truly Economic and as well Some of the Finest Locations in Old San Juan. We live in Old San Juan ourselves and like to welcome you to experience our Latin-, Tropical-, Spanish-colonial style neighborhood.

Vida Urbana is committed to Serve Travelers at a Fair Rate and to help Finding The Rental That Meets Your Needs. We enjoy providing an Honest Service and being Available Before and During Your Stay. Our Message to all Tenants: Have Fun, Enjoy, Relax and don't hesitate to contact us for anything you need.

We recently added as well apartments in the modern part of San Juan for you to visit and enjoy the "beach front" lifestyle of Puerto Rico and two "hidden get a ways" around the Island.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This place is amazing........even better than the pictures. beds are nice and firm and the location could not be better.
Mar 2015
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Catedral Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Cute Penthouse Overlooking Sol Street In Old San Juan
average rating of 4.571429 based on 18 reviews
New York City

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The place was cozy and beautiful. Will stay again. Everyone (Wanda,Annett, and Lourdes) who took care of us was very nice.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice location

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Great location within walking distance to everything in old San Juan.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Clemente, CA

Fun in Old San Juan

  • 4 of 5

This penthouse is located in a perfect location, close to the fort, bars and great restaurants. The floorplan was great and we were very comfortable in the property. All the amenities worked perfectly and the property lived up to our expectations. Very secure, very fun and I would recommend it to everyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easy, Low-Key Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

The penthouse was perfect for our 3 night stay in Old San Juan in late October. The condo was clean and quiet, and the AC was effective at night. It was easy to text the property reps and they were there to greet us and help with bags once we arrived at the condo from the airport. The rep (Javier) also clued us into UBER existing in San Juan -- life saver. The neighborhood felt both safe and charming. Unfortunately the elevator was not in service while we were there, but the five flights probably did us a favor since the condo is within walking distance of great restaurants. We weren't looking for anything fancy - so be advised if you're looking for a 5-star hotel/spa/all-inclusive stay, this is not that. We wanted safety, cleanliness, comfort, and walkability, and Vida Urbana delivered. Also, lots of charming art and reading material, WIRELESS, and a helpful binder with restaurants/emergency numbers/close activities. Thank you for a relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience and being such a wonderful Guest. We would be glad to welcome you soon again. To our future Guests: The 3rd floor PH is listed as a walk-up, because there is an elevator in the Condo, but due to age and logistics it is not always available.
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The second time is always a little less exciting, but still reliable.

  • 4 of 5

I stayed at this apartment last year during April. I love this place so much. It's still a beautiful apartment, the courtyard coqui found a partner, comfortable, air con, full kitchen, cable, nearby grocery...everything! It was like coming home, except a few things were a little worse for wear. Two of the ceiling fans didn't work. Luckily, found a large fan in the closet. That saved the day. And the elevator, while appreciated to no end when you're carting luggage upstairs, was a lot more temperamental this year. You need to know how to touch him the right way. Be patient, he's middle aged.

There was a tiny miscommunication with the staff where I had to hunt them down for check out, but they are so nice and attentive it didn't make a difference.

Can't wait to stay here again next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, Ca

Convenient Location + Great Price.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed on the 3rd floor (Penthouse - press PH on the elevator) for a week during our research trip to PR. It's a basic homebase, but located in the most convienent part of OSJ. Two blocks from Plaza de Armas, where all the cabs, supermarket and weekend performers are. It's also across the street from a buzz-in only antique store and a sort of art space (only open on weekends). A block from Calle Cristo (first paved street in the new world), and some friendly felines.

The building is archaic. It has to be older than who knows what, or a good replica. Every morning I'd wake up and open the two doors that opened up to the balcony that overlooked the street (good people watching), open the living room window/shutters, turn on all the fans and go get coffee. Both bedrooms have stellar working air-conditioning. The whole house has several industrial-strength ceiling fans. A lot of great art on the walls. And I didn't see one lizard the entire time (we usually stay with our family in the country, sorry). At night, a coqui took to serenading us from the courtyard.

There wasn't any water pressure in the shower, but that's not their fault. But, there was hot water. Not that I used it. No issues with the internet. We stayed in one night (recuperating) and cooked dinner and watched cable. And I got to meet the owner of the bldg...which was basically one of the highlights of my trip. Gave me some great insight on my research. I only wish I would have gotten the owner's phone number. I'll be staying here next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience. See you soon again. The VidaUrbanaPR Team
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
SJU - Luis Munoz Marin
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
to Bacardi Factory


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Deposit $300

10% includes the 7% tourism tax and a 3% service fee.

The rates do not apply for the annual San Sebastian Fest in January.

Listed Deposit may be higher for stays longer than 1 week.
Listed Cleaning Fee may be higher for stays longer than 1 week.
Monthly Rates do not include the cost of electricity.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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