Old City 1BR: balcony, great wifi, AC, hot water

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Old City 1BR: balcony, great wifi, AC, hot water
650 Sqft Apartment hosted by Barbara
4 Guests . 1 Bedroom . 1 Bathroom

Overview

You’ll love sipping your glass of wine, beer, fresh juice or morning cup of coffee on the balcony while people-watching on lively Calle de la Moneda!

This apartment is ideal for a single person, a couple, a small family, or a couple of friends. Look through the photos & read the info below to get to know where you could be staying on your Colombian vacation!

The magic of Cartagena is wandering the streets of the beautiful colonial walled city. Choose this apartment & you are right in the heart of that magic each day of your stay!

APARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:
*Balcony overlooking Calle de la Moneda with bistro table & chairs
*Quiet bedroom with double bed, DirecTV
*Full bath (with rain shower head) has two doors: one to bedroom & one to hallway
*Living area: Lounge seating for 4, sofa bed, Smart/DirecTV
*Dining area: Table seating for 4
*Fully equipped kitchen
*Counter seating at kitchen

APARTMENT AMENITIES:
*Air conditioning (mini-split in each room)
*Fans: ceiling and floor
*Wifi/Internet (dedicated broadband!)
*Hot water in the shower and sinks -- not all places in Cartagena have this!
*Smart/DirecTV
*Bed linens
*Towels: dish, hand, bath & beach
*Personal soap
*Toilet paper
*Hair dryer
*Safe
*Tourist information
*Smoke detector
*First aid kit
*Fire extinguisher

UPON REQUEST:
*Baby crib
*Extra single portable mattress
*Iron/ironing board

OPTIONAL SERVICES (at additional expense):
*Colombian meals by a cook in the apartment
*Housekeeping during your stay
*Laundry service
*Tour guide services

This apartment is one of three--studio, one bedroom, & two bedroom--located on the 2nd floor of a two-story building (a clothing store is on the ground floor); they are the only apartments in the building. There is a door from the street with stairs to the second floor which guests of the three apartments share. Guests will have the key to this main door as well as to their own individual apartment.

Once booked, guests receive a multi-page document and website with information on the apartments and Cartagena. I have lived in this city for more than two years, traveled around Colombia quite a bit and would be happy to answer any questions or give advice via email or phone prior to your trip.

Upon arrival in Cartagena, our multilingual (Spanish/English/French) apartment manager Benjamin will meet you at the apartment at the agreed upon time to let you in, show you the place, and give you keys. Should you have a question about the apartment or you want tourism assistance, laundry service, a cook or cooking class while there, feel free to ask!

These apartments are located in the San Diego section of the magical Old City of Cartagena, within the 500 year old Spanish colonial walls. Colonial architecture abounds!

The building is on Calle de la Moneda, which is a busy and lively street during the day but quiet at night. The street is lined with shops and a couple of small, inexpensive restaurants. Just about everything is closed by 8 pm, however, so you’re not disturbed by noise during the night.

At the far end of the block is the Exito department store which sells everything from groceries to electronics plus has an ATM. One street away in the other direction you'll find the popular Juan Valdez coffee shop and the main University of Cartagena building. And a block around the corner is the beautiful Parque Fernández de Madrid surrounded by plenty of nice restaurants and cafes.

Calle de la Moneda is widely used by Cartageneros as they walk to and from work, school, transportation, etc. (and to shop!). You are in the heart of “real” Cartagena on Calle de la Moneda!

Churches, museums, other shops, bars, the old city wall, and the Caribbean Sea are only a few blocks away. You are within close proximity to everything here!

We partner with 'Pack for a Purpose', an organization that links travelers who'd like to help fulfill wish lists of non-profits in developing countries. We partner with community organizations and an organization helping street animals, and would love to have your help!

If you’d like something bigger or smaller, or if you’d like to book multiple apartments, please contact me for more information. I work with a total of 14 Old City units between the Moneda & Balcones Apartments.

We look forward to having you!
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Sleeping Configuration

Bedroom
1 double bed
Living room
1 sofa bed

Suitability

Family/Kid Friendly
Crib/Pack 'n Play
No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Allowed
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
Please ask
No Parking Included

Amenities

Iron & Board
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Ceiling Fan
Air Conditioning
House Safe
Balcony
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV
Satellite TV
Full Kitchen
Stove
Oven
Fridge
Microwave
Toaster
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

Activities

Scuba diving or snorkeling
Deepsea fishing
Surfing
Kitesurf
Sailing
Parasailing
Jet skiing

Seasonal Pricing

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Reviews (60)

Excellent based on 60 Reviews

Getting around

Walking is the best way to get around the Walled City – it’s great wandering the maze of quaint streets. But you are never far from the surrounding walls so you don’t have to worry about accidentally straying too far!

If you are in a hurry or want to venture outside the walls, taxis are inexpensive and easily flagged on the street. We are a 5-10 minute/US$4-5 taxi ride from the airport, and a 5-10 minute/US$3 taxi ride away from other sites/areas, such as San Felipe Castle (the huge old Spanish fort) or the tourist dock (for the boats to the Rosario Islands, where many prefer to go for the beach), or the beaches of Bocagrande, Laguito and Castillogrande.

Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Host

Barbara
Property Manager
I've lived most of my life in the U.S. (where I am from) but have also lived for a couple of months to up to two years in different countries: Germany, Spain, Australia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, & Belize. Since 2011 I've been living a somewhat nomadic lifestyle while exploring, working & volunteering in new & old places in North, Central & South America and Europe. It's a great way to keep learning!

I was fortunate to meet a couple from Dallas, who own the Cartagena, Colombia, & Ambergris Caye, Belize, vacation rentals I'm listing. They asked me to help them out and I've fallen into doing something that I love -- helping people like you with their travels. Let me help you with your dream vacation! In the fall of 2015, I was lucky enough to be able to buy my own apartment in Cartagena, Colombia, and rent out the second bedroom when I'm there and the whole apartment when I'm not. I love playing direct host also!

We also partner with 'Pack for a Purpose', an organization that links travelers who'd like to help fulfill wish lists of non-profits in developing countries. We work with schools, community organizations & animal rescue groups in both Colombia & Belize. We'd love to have your help!
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Policies and Rules

Check In 3PM - Flexible
Check Out11AM

Upon arrival in Cartagena, our multilingual (Spanish/English/French) apartment manager Benjamin will meet you at the apartment at the agreed upon time to let you in, show you the place, and give you keys.

Minimum age limit for renters: 21
House Rules
-Strict four guest maximum in the apartment, even if one is an infant -Small children need to be watched by balcony -Extra $10/night fee for 3rd & 4th person counts for those aged 4 and above. -Renters are required to pay for any damage to the apartments. -Other renters are to be respected regarding noise level. -Non-registered guests allowed to visit only if they do not pose a security threat to the apartments or other renters; non-registered guests may not stay the night. -No drugs. -If possible, please provide Cartagena arrival details at the time of booking or shortly thereafter (airline, flight number, landing time; or other information if not coming by plane) Thank you!
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Payment Policy
http://www.vacationrentalscartagena.com/balcones-moneda-policies-procedures/
Cancellation Policy
http://www.vacationrentalscartagena.com/balcones-moneda-policies-procedures/
Notes
http://www.vacationrentalscartagena.com/balcones-moneda-policies-procedures/
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Old City 1BR: balcony, great wifi, AC, hot water has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Jan 2018

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