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Old San Juan Colonial Loft Apartment - Great location with A/C

34 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


San Francisco Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 4

We are conveniently located right in the heart of Old San Juan, on a cobblestone emblematic street. Come and stay in our well decorated colonial interior loft (no windows) with 19 feet ceiling height. We provide you a queen size bed at mezzanine, 1 full-sized futon at the first floor, 1 bathroom (shower), full kitchen, TV with ROKU & DVD player, microwave and much more. Has AC and is fully equipped. Old San Juan is the new Caribbean Gastronomic Capital. We are just steps away from the Unesco World Heritage Spanish Forts: San Cristobal (1 minute walking distance) & San Felipe del Morro (8 minutes walking distance). Also steps away from the Atlantic Ocean (1 minute walking distance), San Juan Bay (4 minutes walking distance), designer stores, jewelries, restaurants, pubs, discos and museums.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Karina Maestre
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 11, 2016

What makes this apartment unique

Best location- just steps away from the best restaurants, plazas, parking lots, etc. Easy to get in and get out to Old San Juan.


based on 34 traveler reviews

Old San Juan Colonial Loft Apartment - Great location with A/C
average rating of 4.647059 based on 34 reviews

Great and Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

Amazing place, would definitely stay there again. David was really nice and always on top of things, he provided amazing customer service as he described everything that needed to be known of the place. Great communication and everything in the loft was as shown and described. This was the perfect place as my husband and I wanted to explore Old San Juan, wonderful location in the heart of everything. We were able to walk the city and it was a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location with old world charm!

  • 4 of 5

A hidden gem giving you a real taste of Old San Juan. Excellent location with everything needed being within walking distance. Though just a few minor updates are needed, you won't be disappointed with your stay. David and Carmen answer your emails and questions immediately and are very kind. Thank you very much for a wonderful stay in Old San Juan!!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay! It was a pleasure serving you! 😊
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Very cozy with a great location!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is little and has a slightly cramped shower, but is over all very cozy and charming. I absolutely loved the colonial Spanish architecture! The hosts and location were great - very close to a lot of restaurants, bars, and historic sites. Carmen responded very quickly, and the booking process was very easy. David was there on the check in day, and was very nice. He showed us around the apartment, gave us a few easy instructions, and told us where to find economical and safe parking. The streets get pretty filled with parked cars, and it can be pretty difficult to find somewhere to park, but there was a garage not too far away. All in all, it was a fantastic stay!

If you need ideas for where to eat, there were 3 places very close by that were absolutely delicious:

-Caficultura - this place was right on the corner of Calle O'Donnell and Calle San Francisco; It's a breakfast/lunch place and closes early.

-Dragonfly- this was just a block away on the corner of Calle O'Donnell and Calle Fortaleza; It's a latin/asian fusion restaurant and bar that opens at 6pm, and is amazing

-Triana Tapas & Flamenco - this was about 3-4 blocks away, and I believe on the corner of Calle Recinto Sur and Calle San Justo; this was a Spanish themed restaurant and had super delicious mofongo (a must have dish while in PR) - they also had a free salsa dancing class around 7pm

I highly recommend this apartment for your stay, it's a great price and is a perfect spot to get a genuine Puerto Rican experience. I would definitely plan another trip here.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

The listing description was very accurate. It is a small cozy apartment that had everything needed. I stayed with two of my friends and we stayed very comfortably with no problems at all. The kitchen had all the essentials (dishes, cooking utensils etc.), as well as the bathroom. (towels, toothpaste, shampoo etc). The property was very clean and in perfect conditions. The apartment also had air conditioning that cooled the whole apartment as well as wifi. The owners terrific and made sure we had everything we needed at all times. The owners was very friendly and kind and were more than willing to help out in any way possible. They also recommended a lot of different bakeries and restaurants around El Viejo San Juan which we really enjoyed. What sold us the most on this apartment was the location. It is right by the Plaza de Colon and is close to everything. We were able to walk to grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants, and the historical sites near by.

I would definitely recommend this property. We had a fantastic stay and our trip would not have been the same without the owners and the great location of this apartment!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

David was very easy to work with. He was quick to respond to emails and questions. The location was amazing! Walking distance to everything you can need. There is a cafe on the corner called Caficultura that has amazing coffee and breakfast, perfect to start the day!

To be noted there are not any windows, but I considered that a plus because I was on vacation and it helped me sleep in. We didn't spend much time inside so the lack of windows wasn't a problem for us. We did have a minor appliance malfunction, but David was quick to respond to my texts and help with anything we needed.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect in the heart of Old San Juan

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to stay in the heart of Old San Juan. Walk everywhere! Safe location with plenty of places to see and to eat. Small loft, but great for the amount of time we spent there. David and Carmen was always around to answer any questions, both prior to trip and during. If you really want a true Old San Juan experience, it doesn't get any better than this. The price is right also. I read other reviews and was pleasantly surprised that they were all accurate. Loft was exactly as described. Market close by for breakfast items, but also great place for breakfast that David recommended at bottom of our street. Plenty of towels and very clean.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
International Airport Luis Munoz Marin (SJU)
Nearest Barpub
60 Metres
Los Cuernos
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Old San Juan Dock
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Balneario El Escambron
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

San Francisco Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Fall
Sep 7 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Nov 1 2016 - Jan 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fiestas Calle San Sebastian
Jan 19 2017 - Jan 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
2017 High Season
Jan 23 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Late check-in (12A-6A) $15
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $65
Tax Rate 7.0%

If you'd like to stay 2 nights only, an additional fee of $15 per night will be added. Booking subject to signed lease agreement.

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.
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San Francisco Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The bedroom is in the mezzaninne level.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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