|Minimum Stay||5 nights|
Casa Yolanda is located on the eastern edge of the Historical Centre of Merida in a lovely authentically Mexican neighbourhood know as Chem Bech (also spelled Chen Bech). Here you get the best of both worlds. It is only a 10 block 20 minute walk to all the main tourist areas (Paseo Montejo and the Main Square as well as Santa Ana and Santa Lucia Squares) but you also get to enjoy the absolute charm of this quiet and safe neighbourhood. Mejorada, another increasingly popular neighbourhood is a few minutes walk southeast of Chem Bech.
There is an open air fruit and vegetable market, a supermarket, local taverns and restaurants, takeout pizza and chicken plus liquor and beer stores all within a few blocks of Casa Yolanda (when you book, we'll send you a map of the neighbourhood indicating the local amenitiies). You can also visit the Contact Us page for a list of restaurants and local sites.
Casa Yolanda itself has its own gated parking space off the street large enough to fit a small car. There is also plenty of street parking available. The home features a screened in porch, an outdoor patio and garden plus a dipping pool to cool off in after a long day exploring the city.
The home has one king bed in the master bedroom, 2 single beds in second bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room plus two hammocks for guests who want to sleep Mexican style or to simply enjoy a siesta in the screened in porch. There is air conditioning in the master bedroom and ceiling fans in every room, plus dishes, a hot plate, microwave, coffee maker, blender, a new fridge and a washing machine. We also provide clean towels and linens.
Included in your rental is free wifi, cable TV, Apple TV Netflix etc.. an airplay speaker and the use of two bicycles. Drinking water will be wating for you upon arrival. We do request that you not smoke in the house.
We've left a few guide books to help you navigate your way around town or help you plan day trips to some of the awesome destinations just outside of Merida. Catch a bus near the Main Square to Progresso, a beach town on the gulf coast just 30 km from Merida (buses run every 10 minutes from 6am-10pm). Or visit one of the small, sleepy fishing villages further along the coast including Celestun where you can take a boat ride to see a wetland reserve that is home to vast flocks of flamingos. The world-famous Mayan ruins Uxmal and Chichen Itza, nearby Mayan villages and Cenotes (underground fresh water caves) are a few more of the many Yucatan destinations you'll want to explore beyond the city limits.
It was a great hacienda, just a bit of a walk out of the inner city. All of the written maps and descriptions were accurate, with all the comforts of a secure place to rest. The place was clean with all the comforts of home. The perks of bikes and air con in the bedroom and a clean pool to lounge in were great. Would recommend this place for anyone looking for an inviting place to call home base.
I couldn't be more pleased after staying in this house for the week.
It was absolutely the perfect place to relax and enjoy a week back in Merida. We made great use of the wireless speaker and pool.
Having the hammocks in the back porch was exactly what we wanted, as it gave us the chance to enjoy sleeping in hammocks, and still be outside.
House was set up beautifully, and the A/C in the bedroom came in handy when trying to get dressed in 40 degree heat.
The only thing that came up for the week was that sometimes the internet would cut out for the day, sometimes a couple days. So out of the 6 days we were there, internet was out 2 1/2.
Also, the neighbors don't respect spaces, and we could never put our car in the front of the house, in fear that their big van would be parked out front when we wanted to try to leave. As well, in the description of the place, it notes cell phone available for the week, but we never seen or heard anything of that. Would have been great to have when the internet was out.
Very minor complaints.
The property is perfect, and is just far enough away from centro that its quiet.
Both the owner and property manager where available for questions, and very prompt to reply.
Hope to have the opportunity to stay in this place again. :)
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$75|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.