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WE HAVE POWER - close to Convention Center

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Comfy Remodeled 1 Bedroom Apt With Outdoor Terrace

Great location! Really urban location with a garden. Walking distance to everything in Miramar. Close to Condado and Old San Juan. Located on the first floor of a small, quiet 3 floor building, typical of the Miramar Arts District, this apartment has 11ft high ceilings, big windows, air condition units in bedroom and living area, an outdoor terrace, and private parking. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, and ample storage space. The apartment sleeps two. Kitchen is fully equipped with coffee maker, microwave, fridge and washer/dryer. Free wifi. Parking spot for a small car.

The private patio space is great for relaxing. You can enjoy the beauty of the trees that surround it and the vegetation and flowers inside.

Miramar is a great and lively neighborhood. It is famous for its restaurants, coffee shops, cinema, art and music and so close to the beach, Condado and Old San Juan. Easy public transportation, taxi or Uber available. There are over 14 great restaurants/bars walking distance from the apartment.

It is also very close to Condado (walking distance) and Old San Juan (5 min. in car or public transportation). It is a very popular neighborhood that appeals to young and old alike because of the many things to do and visit.

And best of all, everything is walking distance: the supermarket, the drugstore, the post office, UPS store, banks, deli, coffee shops, bars, restaurants, hotels, convention center. So if you come for business or for pleasure, you have all you need close by.

During the day, walk to the beach (15 minutes), walk or take the bus to Old San Juan or El Condado... ! And, in the evening walk to one of best movie theaters of the metropolitan area or have a great dinner or just enjoy the music and some drinks in one of the bars, hotels or lounges. Also, if you like art, you will find art galleries and museums close by, too.

The Urban Garden is perfect for a getaway vacation! Artists, travelers, writers, families and business people are welcome. Just steps from the bus stop, bike paths, and the Puerto Rico Convention Center. Close to the Condado area and beaches, water sports in the Condado Lagoon. This is definitely your best choice in Miramar. A must see!

Very Clean/Comfortable/Cute Apartment

Bright and Open Living Space with AC in all areas

Great Area For Running/Jogging/Walking/Swimming/Surfing/Wind-Surfing/paddleboard

Variety Of Restaurants In Walking Distance

Variety of Shopping (Clothes/Shoes/Souvenirs)

Walk to Plaza del Mercado or 'La Placita' A Local Spot For Music/Food/Dancing

Walk to the Museum of Contemporary Art

Walk To Grocery Stores

Public Transportation And Taxi stand steps from the building

Secure Building

First Floor Apartment

TV with Cable


More Details


Miramar Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , This bathroom has been fully remodeled.
  • shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Large bedroom with queen size bed, chest and closet. Bright. Large window sealed to provide a more peaceful rest area. Black out curtains for a better night sleep.
  • Books
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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WE HAVE POWER - close to Convention Center
average rating of 4.647059 based on 18 reviews

Would Definitely Book Again!!

  • 5 of 5

LOVED it. Wonderful location, helpful host, beautiful apartment. Everything we needed and more!! Plus the shower had lovely hot water. Would definitely recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

A nice apartment. We are familiar with the neighborhood and always enjoy Miramar. While the apartment is nicely laid out, the corner on which it is situated is noisy with traffic. We would have benefited from a more comfortable Furniture in the living room . On a whole,though, it very clean space with an especially nice kitchen and bathroom.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Loved the location. Close proximity to Old San Juan, airport, and if walking there were many restaurants and shopping. Clean, cute decor, and nice patio!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A few days to end a 3 week vacation

  • 4 of 5

We were able to find the location with ease. Parking was a bit of a challenge; usually ended up a block or so away. It would have been nice to have a spot in the gated parking on site. Getting in was a bit of a challenge. We were to call and be buzzed in; buzzer wasn't working correctly. I believe the young lady that magically appeared was Sarah to let us in. Then we had trouble with the key less entry number. With enough attempts it finally worked. The apartment was quaint. It had what you needed, especially for a few days stay. Overall it was quiet; there was a smoke detector some where in a hallway that needed its battery changed, it kept chirping and was easily heard in the kitchen/living area. It could not be heard in the bedroom. It was a nice quiet sleep after being awakened by chickens the last 2 1/2 weeks in our last place at 3am!! Many wonderful restaurants within walking distance....along with a movie theater and grocery store. Furniture to sit and watch tv was very minimal...would have been nice to have a chair or two. The enclosed patio area was very peaceful and happy with the plants....would have been nice to sit and read or have morning coffee/evening wine out there....just too hot. Overall, a good quiet neighborhood with plenty to walk to. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Joella, So glad you enjoyed your stay. Our guests can now park their car inside the gated property. So you will have that next time. The keyless entry code always works you just have to make sure to press# after the numbers. Thanks for staying with us. Sofia
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Comfortable and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the garden apartment while in San Juan for a conference at the Condado Plaza Hilton. I enjoyed the location---safe neighborhood, close to many businesses and restaurants---and it was an easy 15 minute walk to Ashford Avenue. The apartment itself was delightful, especially the two high-powered air conditioning units and the renovated shower/bathroom. I thought this rental was a great value for the price and came appointed with everything I needed for my brief time in Puerto Rico. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Apt.

  • 5 of 5

Cute apt. with nice art work, patio and remodeled bath. Walking distance to restaurants and grocery store. Only issue was having to park on street, often full in front of house but space was available around the corner.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Lourdes

Get to know me and my work. Google Sofia Maldonado or visit my site. sofiamaldonado com

Lourdes purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Lourdes chose Miramar

Miramar! what a great place to live in! It literally means looking at the sea. It is synonym of tropical breeze. It is close to the beach, to Old San Juan, to Santurce and Condado. All is walking distance or just a short bus or bike ride away. I am an artist and in Miramar I can walk to museums, galleries, art shops, restaurants, bars, pizzerias, cinemas. It has great public transportation that connects you to all these places, too. Even the train is easy to take from here. The apartment? I fell in love with this apartment immediately. It is situated in one of the best streets in Miramar, lined with trees. There are two big trees right in front of my terrace. The building is one of the old mansions of Miramar that was transformed into a condo in the 80s. The ceilings are high. It has arches! I have worked hard remodeling it and now it is just the way I like it.

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment is unique! It has a great outdoor space with beautiful vegetation and a great breeze.

Also, Miramar is a very hip neighborhood. It is famous for its restaurants, coffee shops, cinema, art and music. There are over 14 great restaurants/bars walking distance from my apartment. Here are a some of them:

Melanzanna (italian), Pizza Birra (italian), Abreu's Wine Cellar (spanish), Casita Miramar (puertorican), Café Miramar (puertorican), Lima (peruvian), La Jaquita Baya (puertorican), Papillon Bistro (french/provençal), Soda (artesanal), Bistro 606 (french), Augusto's Cuisine (international), La Pradera (puertorican), Osaka (Japanese), Bartola (mexican), Los Pinos (24/7) (puertorican).

All these places are so, so, close. No need for a car to move around.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I think I was the first person who stayed in this apartment after it was remodeled. The description is very accurate. It is in a nice street close to restaurants and all. I highly recommend La Casita de Miramar and Froyo (on Ponce de Leon ave.) for dessert. The Casita has very nice typical puertorican food and it's right on the same street as the apt. The "Playa del Perro" as they call it and the laguna del Condado promenade is walking distance away (great for jogging). The apartment was spotless. Sofia was a great host and communication with her was easy. There are two a/c units that keep the apt cool but we usually had the terrace door open and were in and out all the time. The jewel is the little terrace. Great to have lunch or a romantic dinner outside. wifi, cable, washer-dryer. Oh! one last thing: public transportation is very accessible. There is parking but we had no car.
Jul 2013
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $100

NO Early check-in or late check-out. Check-in is between 3pm and 10PM . If you are considering arriving later than 10 PM please check with owner first to see if or what arrangements can be made. Ck-out is at 11AM. Our property is equipped with keyless entry.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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