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Passage from the entry hall to the casita's courtyard gate - at rear of house. Casita courtyard.
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The sliding door to your bedroom.
Passage from the entry hall to the casita's courtyard gate - at rear of house.
Casita courtyard.
The French doors to the exhibition space are permanently closed so you have privacy.
La cucina ha un ventilatore a muro per la ventilazione e un 'zapper bug' nel caso in cui qualsiasi zanzare...
The 'sunken kitchen' is three steps lower than the courtyard.
Kitchen has gas stove, microwave, toaster, rice cooker, blender, kettle, Mr. Coffee and large fridge
The fridge is closer to the steps - for easy access for drinks or snacks without disturbing the chef
Casa Museo de los Santos: Historic house with 3 one-bedroom rental suites, museum & art gallery.
Front door has bulletin board with upcoming events.
Lobby has 24/7 coffee/tea available. Extra linen and emergency supplies if you forget something.
Entry lobby shared by all three suites, museum and art gallery.
Quarters for the bus to Old San Juan are in the box under the mirror if you need to make change.
Reception and office is located in our private museum of folk art.
Antique tiles in the lobby.
Antique floors are original 1915 artisan tiles - hand poured cement that look new after 100 years!
Join us for a glass of wine and museum tour with the curator during your stay.
Lobby leads to Ellie Pruess Gallery under the traditional Carnival Mask.
Art Gallery located next to main lobby.
The antique blue horse points toward the garden passage to the 'Casita Suite' at the back of house.
Passage from the casita to the front of the house.
The gazebo roof opens at one end for lots of light and air.
Inspired by a local fishing boat - the gazebo roof adds lots of character and shade.
Casita - View from the courtyard to the font of the passageway.
Parking is available on the street in front of the house.
Our next door neighbors are the indie rock group Fantasmes - live upstairs/studio downstairs.
Fantasmes - its like having your own 'house band' - they normally don't practice past 10pm.
On the corner, is Abracadabra arts café - hipster coffee house, restaurant, jazz on Friday & more!
Abracadabra: theater, magic, circus arts, film festivals, jazz & famous weekend Magical Brunch!
Film crew in front of house during filming of Banco Popular commercial.
The museum set up for filming to promote Puerto Rican culture.
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico

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WhitneyS2...
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“RICHARD and his property are AMAZZZZZIIINNNGG!!”
Reviewed 2 July 2013 for a stay in February 2013
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I visited Puerto Rico this February with my friends for my birthday and had an amazing time! Everything I read in the reviews before visiting was exact!

Richard was helpful all throughout the booking process--he spoke with me over the phone and via email and was more than happy to answer any questions I had. All payments were secure through PayPal, and he was prompt with sending confirmations/receipts.

When we arrived Richard was right there to greet us at the door and helped us get our bags into the house. We rented out the 2 rooms on the 2nd floor, and everything is exactly as it looks in the pictures! It is a BEAUTIFUL house! He gave us a personal tour of the community and informed us of which busses/bus stops to use to get to the surrounding cities.

He was extremely engaging and made us feel like we were at home! I would recommend this rental to ANYONE visiting Puerto Rico!....and make sure you eat at Abracadabra!!!! The staff is friendly/professional and the food is the best!

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Liked best: The location was perfect and Richard was an excellent host!
Liked least: everything was amazing, there was nothing we disliked!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Reviewed 7 May 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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Daryl C
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
1 review
“Great place with an excellent host”
Reviewed 8 April 2013 for a stay in February 2013

This rental property was exactly as the picture show, Very nice place with some nice upgrades. House was very clean and Richard was more then helpful. Richard met us late that night when we arrived then walked us down to the food market. Gave us very good directions and restaurant choices. Toured us down to the local street party/market.
We stayed with friends and had both upper levels.

Would recommend it for anyone, but would think it would be best to have both levels, so you don't have to share the kitchen.

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Liked best: The heritage and still of the house with the newer amenities.
Liked least: Kitchen fridge could have been cleaner.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Yreka
Reviewed 1 April 2013 for a stay in February 2013

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Reviewed 7 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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