Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City

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Private kitchen | Fridge, microwave, stovetop, coffee/tea maker
Exterior
2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Flat-screen TV
Fridge, microwave, stovetop, coffee/tea maker

Overview of Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City

Entire apartment

Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City

9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

Entire apartment

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
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San Juan, Puerto Rico

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCatedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSan Juan Gate4 min walk
  • Popular LocationPort of San Juan8 min walk
  • AirportSan Juan (SJU-Luis Munoz Marin Intl.)23 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6
Bedroom 1
    1 bunk bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Shower

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City

San Juan apartments in Old San Juan, walk to Port of San Juan
Summary:
We would love to host you at any of our properties. Please find property details below, and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions before booking!

The Space:
SUMMARY

Nestled in the 500-year-old historic Spanish colonial city of Old San Juan, Villa Azulejo is the ideal basecamp to explore Old San Juan history, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. You will love people watching from the comfort of this 2 bedroom apartment that has spectacular double doors that open to the sidewalk of San Jose Street. The location is ideal for those looking to be close to the action in Old San Juan, located less than a block from the busy nightlife and restaurants of Calle San Sebastian and a short walk from El Morro Spanish fort. It is also just a few steps from the Old San Juan Cathedral. The apartment sleeps six adults, has one queen bed, two full beds, a four-person dining table, an updated and fully stocked kitchen, and a living room with flat-screen TV and WIFI. 

It is important to mention that this is a ground-level unit with wooden windows and doors overlooking the street - guests will hear street noise at night and that is part of the charm!


LIVING AREAS

Enter Villa Azulejo to an open layout that includes a comfortable living room with a sofa and flat-screen TV, a 4-person dining table and a renovated and fully stocked kitchen. All this with the spectacular double doors that you can completely open to the street or leave closed with windows to let sunlight in. The villa has air conditioning and WIFI. The layout makes very efficient use of space and the cathedral ceilings make the area feel much larger. It is important to mention that the loft is street level, so you will hear the street noise typical of urban locations. There is one full bathroom with a standing shower. Bath and beach towels are included.


SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS

The master bedroom is appointed with a queen bed that is outfitted with fresh linens for each stay. The second bedroom has a bunk bed with two full beds. This apartment has a maximum occupancy of 6 guests. There is a ceiling fan and air conditioning.

 
KITCHEN

Villa Azulejo has a simple but modern kitchen with a fridge, microwave, sink, and a stove. It is fully stocked with everything you might need for an extended stay. Dinnerware and a small cooking pot sets are included.   

 
LOCATION

Staying in Old San Juan is a truly unique experience filled with charm and character. From Villa Azulejo you can comfortably walk anywhere within Old San Juan. We recommend taking a cab from the airport and using Uber or taxi while you stay at Old San Juan. Renting a car is not necessary unless you are planning on road tripping. This is a truly walkable location with everything you need a short walk away. The apartment does not include parking. Nonetheless, there are convenient parking lots close to the apartment.
There are many things to do in the surrounding areas, here are some of our favorites, all within walking distance:

Explore the El Morro Fort. There are daily tours of the fort and the large green areas have spectacular ocean views. Take a tour, have a picnic, and fly a kite. This is a must-do.
Explore the iconic Calle San Sebastian nightlife. There is a large assortment of bars on this strip which is a favorite among locals on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Breakfast at “La Bombonera”. This is a Puerto Rican landmark well known for its locally inspired breakfast and pastries.
Savor Stuffed Avocado. Healthy and "trendy" spot where you can create your own avocado bowl.
Take a stroll around “Paseo La Princesa”, a waterfront walkway which you can start off at El Morro and finish of the walk with a rum tasting at Princesa Gastrobar at the end of the trail.


GETTING AROUND

This property does not include parking. If staying within the general San Juan/Metro area, we recommend moving around via Uber. If you decide to rent a car, there are various paid parking garages around Old San Juan - pricing varies as some charge by the hour and others have a  flat rate. 


AMENITIES

West Indies strives to deliver top-notch service and amenities to guarantee our guests feel at home while visiting our properties. All of our properties are outfitted with freshly laundered bed linens and towels. We provide 2 bath towels per guest and 1 beach towel per guest. Our properties typically include at least 2 beach chairs and an ice cooler.
West Indies provides the disposable amenities necessary to get your vacation off to a comfortable start. These amenities include 1 set of hotel size soaps and shampoos per bathroom, 3 garbage bags, 1 roll of paper towel, 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, 1 dish soap, and 1 dish sponge. We do not provide unlimited disposable amenities. It is your responsibility to review what is included in the property and stock with whatever else may be needed for the duration of your stay. 

 
HOUSE RULES

Check-in time is at 4:00 pm
Check-out time is at 11:00 am
NO SMOKING: Smoking is strictly prohibited. A smoking fee of $500 will be charged if violated.
NO PETS: No pets are allowed at any time. A $300 fine will be charged if violated and you will be expelled from the property.
This is a noisy apartment as it is ground level and has wooden windows/doors as is the norm in Old San Juan. Guests should not complain because of noise.
The host will not pay for a hotel, vacation rental, or transportation expenses incurred because of an interruption in water or electrical service.  If water or electricity is interrupted for more than 3 hours, guests have the option of canceling their reservation and requesting a refund for the nights not used. Under no circumstances will we refund consumed nights.
All bookings are contingent on signing a short term rental agreement that will be sent via email. It must be signed within 48 hours of booking or before entering the property, whichever happens first.
Maximum occupancy of 6 adults/children at all times. This includes visitors. 
Max. occupancy is strictly enforced and exceeding it may result in immediate cancellation of booking or being expelled from the property.    
Towels and linens must only be used for their intended purpose. Do not stain them with food, grease or any other substance. Do not use towels to clean up any mess. Stained towels/linens will be charged. 
Do not hang towels from the balcony or windows. A $100 fine may be applied if you break this rule. 
Subletting not allowed


INTERACTION WITH GUESTS

The West Indies Vacation Rental staff is eager to ensure everything about your vacation is 5-stars. We will share recommendations on things to do and places to eat prior to your arrival and we are available to provide suggestions for any other activities you may be interested in doing during your trip. Most importantly, you will have a dedicated Property Manager to resolve any issues that may arise during your stay. We want to make your experience the best it can be!
Air-conditioned accommodations at this apartment offer coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Property manager

West Indies Vacation Rentals

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Beach

  • Beach towels

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking options include a garage

Kitchen

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining table

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedsheets provided

Bathroom

  • 1 bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper

Living spaces

  • Dining table
  • Living room

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony

Comfort

  • Air conditioning

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector

General

  • 1 room
  • Sleeps 6

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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age: 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Property Registration Number 162263

Property is also known as

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About this area

San Juan

This apartment is located in Old San Juan, a neighborhood in San Juan. Paseo de la Princesa and Paseo Caribe are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Condado Beach and San Juan National Historic Site. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sixto Escobar Stadium or Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum.

What's nearby

  • Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista - 1 min walk
  • Plaza de Armas - 1 min walk
  • Calle Fortaleza - 2 min walk
  • San Juan Gate - 4 min walk
  • Port of San Juan - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Domenech Station - 12 min drive
  • Luis Munoz Marin Intl. Airport (SJU) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • La Factoría - 1 min walk
  • El Batey - 2 min walk
  • St. Germain Bistro & Café - 1 min walk
  • The Mezzanine at St. Germain - 1 min walk
  • El Quinqué Bar - 2 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Is Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

What time is check-in at Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City?

Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Villa Azulejo | Old San Juan | Heart of the Historic 500 Year Old City located?

Located in Old San Juan, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Statue of Ponce de Leon and Port of San Juan. Condado Beach and Puerto Rico Convention Center are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Reviews

9.4

Exceptional

Rating 10 - Excellent. 19 out of 26 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 73%
Rating 8 - Good. 5 out of 26 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 19%
Rating 6 - Okay. 2 out of 26 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 8%
Rating 4 - Poor. 0 out of 26 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 0%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 0 out of 26 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 0%

9.3/10

Cleanliness

7.0/10

Amenities

8.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

Reviews

6/10 Okay

Kristen F.

Liked: Cleanliness
Hostel-like Stay
This is the perfect place for those looking for a place to crash in a good location with, maybe 2ppl. The furniture set-up isn’t conducive for more than that. The person “assigned” to us from West Indies wasn’t responsive at all with the a/c that didn’t work and had an error code on it. The street noise that everyone talks about in these reviews is intense. I can hear every single conversation and every car radio of those that drove or walked by. It was like they were in the room with us. The beds were comfortable and the location was good but those are the only two positives from this experience. I wouldn’t rent from West Indies again and wouldn’t rent here again. It’s a crash pad, at best. Not at all worth the money.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent

Thad R.

Liked: Cleanliness
Perfect Location
The apartment was very clean and well stocked with things like cleaning supplies, coffee, tea etc. We felt very safe and secure there in downtown Old San Juan with a locked gate for the building and another lock for the apartment itself. The location was perfect with a coffee and pastry shop right around the corner in the Plaza de Armas.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

8/10 Good

Susan J.

Liked: Cleanliness
Perfect location, common space not very comfortable
The location of this property is perfect for exploring Old San Juan. We enjoyed it very much. The bedrooms & bathroom are fine but the common space is uncomfortable & awkward if you want a place for more than 2 people to congregate.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent

Eva E.

Liked: Cleanliness
Excellent location
Great stay, clean , excellent location, in center. Cons: very noisy no one sleeps in old San Juan on a Saturday
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

8/10 Good

JERRY E.

Liked: Cleanliness
Great place
The property was fantastic. Walking distance to everything we wanted to see. Only downside street noise was incredibly loud, made it hard to sleep.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2023