I rented this apartment for three months after doing a walk through of the unit while in the DR in July. I saw that the apartment was in need of a face lift, but it appeared to be serviceable. However, upon arrival this past January, I noticed puddles of water on the bathroom floor. That was the beginning of a most unpleasant experience. Next, I was sitting on the commode and water was literally dripping down my back from the drop ceiling above. I moved one of the ceiling tiles only to discover PVC drainage pipes from the unit above with beads of water on them. I contacted Natalia about the problem and she responded immediately. She had management come the very next day. I was told that it was a result of unusually high humidity and the amount of rain the island was experiencing.The dripping above the commode never ceased, rain or not, nor did the accumulation of water on the bathroom floor. In fact, the ceiling above the tub began leaking as well, so much so that I didn't even want to take a shower. I felt that it was unsanitary and told Natalia how I felt. She told me that I was not staying at a Hilton Hotel, I was renting an apartment in a third world country, etc, etc. and what did I expect for the rent that I was paying. I told her I certainly didn't expect to have water dripping on me from drainage pipes in the ceiling above me, that I considered it unsanitary and that I couldn't stay in the apartment under such circumstances. A couple of days later I returned from the beach only to find a pool of water within inches of my open laptop which was on the dining room table. Thankfully, my laptop was spared. The water issue was spreading. The end result, I left two weeks into my stay and lost a lot of money since I had paid half of the rent for the three month period prior to arrival. I am thankful that I didn't pay the balance once I got there. Otherwise a good, central location.
Great location, walking distance to all the bars, restaurants, clubs and beaches. Natalia is definitely a great person to rent from. She is very accommodating and ensures that you are comfortable during your stay. Very cozy apartment. Everything I needed was right at my fingertips. Thanks for the great 3 week hospitality Natalia...
Natalia was an awesome host! She exceeded my expectations. I had no issues at all, and the apartment was very clean and neat.
She made sure I had specific arrangements to meet prior to my arrival into the country. She was prompt and welcoming upon meeting me. Natalia made my stay memorable. She went above and beyond to make me feel welcome. She was a gracious host and even offered to show me around Sosua. I spent two wonderful days in her charming, fully furnished apartment. It was clean, comfortable, and all amenities were in good working condition. She made sure I was satisfied and continued to check with me during my visit. The apartment is conveniently located within walking distance of several beaches and the center of the town. Very good security and the reception services. Never missing water, internet and electricity, which is extremely important in this area.
I had a fantastic experience and would highly recommend Natalia!!
The apartment owner was nice, the people at the reception were not nice. The place is low grade in a poor part of town. Don't go there.
Staying here definitely left me feeling like I was in the center of the action. Locals here were friendly and welcoming and one could literally walk to most of Sousa's best spots for food, nightlife and socialization. Speaking a bit of Spanish certainly helps, but for the most part communication is the last thing one would have to worry about. You get both the hustle and bustle of the city during the day as well as a central, quaint location during the evenings. I would recommend anyone to take advantage of the moto-rentals ($20 USD per day) and directly across from the downstairs bar and explore the area. Ask for Flaco ...hes a excellent guide and friend (Tell him Joshua recommended you) If you want to be immersed in the culture and made to feel like one of the people then this is definitely the place. I loved every bit of my stay and the owner was MORE than accommodating. Staying here was the fist and best decision i made. It made my trip more than memorable!!!
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