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Casa Margarita Bestard

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Over 700 square meters of space in the historic district of Ponce
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2 reviews
Over 700 square meters of space in the historic district of Ponce
1910 Spanish style Criolla arquitecture under the patronage of Institute of P. R. Culture
Out the door and into the rich, elegant and attractive downtown streets of Ponce
First living room leads a second and then the main dinning room for 8 guests flanked by 4 bedrooms
Living room, dining room and bedrooms have 16 feet ceilings, airy, and newly furnished
Family room off the spacious kitchen leads to the main dining room to comfortably sit 8 guests
Family room, well appointed, TV, Internet, bright and cheerful looking out the back yard.
Air conditioned, two master bedrooms and two guest bedrooms have access to two master bathrooms.
East Wing Master bedroom with twins for greater flexibility and comfort fully air conditioned
East wing second bedroom adjacent to main bathroom and fully air conditioned.
West wing middle bedroom adjacent to large bathroom with bidet, bathtub and shower.
East white bathroom with open shower design has access from two separate bedrooms.
West originally tiled and 1950s bath tub services the west wing bedrooms and main dining room.
Newly appointed modern kitchen fully equipped to help create a simple meal or a banquet.
Dining room Gate leads to the the back yard surrounded by 7 mango trees, parking and gardens
You are steps from the backyard, parking and relaxing under the sun
A view from a back porch of your backyard, the mango trees and a separate quarters for your comfort.
Plaza Degetau in front of City Hall separated from its northern Plaza Delicias by the Cathedral
Ponce City Hall taking a full city block between Union and Comercio Streets, just two blocks away.
Along Plaza Degetau you have the Santander, Popular and Oriental banks, just two blocks away.
One block away, now the Wiechers-Villaronga Museum,  Spanish new classic architecture 1910
The most iconic building in all P. R., the Parque de Bombas, Firehall butting into the cathedral.
Walk along Isabel St. to 3 best restaurants between Mayor and Salud Sts. housed in some great homes.
Playa Santa is your entry to great Caribbean beaches just west of Ponce route 2, 45 minutes away
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Enjoy all the historic splendour of Ponce’s Hispanic Criollo world from your home base at Casa Margarita Bestard. A historic property listed in the Smithsonian Architectural Registry in Washington D.C., the four bedroom mansion on Calle Reina has been authentically restored and completely modernized for your comfort. Located just two blocks from the center of downtown Ponce, visitors are within minutes of Plazas Degetau and Las Delicias, Casa Armstrong Poventud, Villa Wiechers Villaronga, the City Hall, Parque de Bombas and Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Cathedral. Top restaurants, bars, casinos, museums, major banks are within walking distance while spectacular Caribbean beaches along the south west coast can be reached in 45 to 60 minutes.

Your spacious 2,295 square feet home has four bedrooms, two living room areas, a dining room th...
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About the Owner, Guillermo S
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 65 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 36 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 2 properties
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Amy W
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in April 2018

This historical home is just a couple of blocks from the Ponce square. Several great restaurants (and ice cream!) in walking distance. Our team was very comfortable in this home, and the host was very attentive to us. Would stay here again.

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I and my team are delighted Amy W. was satisfied with our services and most of all, found our house, Casa Margarita Bestard, a good choice to stay, comfortable and accessible. We would love to have them all back. Guillermo

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Sue F
Franklin, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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What a wonderful place to go to get away from the northern winter. Warm but not too warm and plenty of places to visit. Whether you like historical museums or just wander around the neighborhood. The people are welcoming and you can get by without speaking Spanish. You can walk to shop quaint little shops or drive to places of interest in less than an hour. The house is so comfortable and equipped with any amenity needed. Since Puerto Rico is an US territory, those from the US do not have to change money! I loved picking up Mangoes in the backyard for fresh breakfast. I hope to return in the future.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    3 Kings
    2 Twins
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R 4 532
US$360
R 4 532
US$360
R 31 726
US$2 520
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 518 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
You will be in the historic district of Ponce, two blocks from the Plaza divided in two by the Guadalupe Cathedral and the Parque de Bombas, City Hall, Boutiques Hotels, top restaurants, casinos, banks and museums surrounds the Plaza Las Delicias and Plaza Degetau. Calle Atocha has been transformed into a Street Mall leading north towards the Plaza del Mercado, an Art Deco palace servicing local vendors, with fresh produce for visitors and neighbors. Within 15 minutes along the Ponce ByPass route or Avenida Las Americas, now known as Luis Ferre Avenue you are in a district of shopping malls, top retailers and leading University campuses including Plaza Caribe, the top southern shopping mall in Puerto Rico. Highway 2 going West takes you to Playa Santa and the region of Porta Del Sol specta... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
If you would rather avoid driving from San Juan to Ponce after your flight, especially if it is late in the day and cannot enjoy the panoramic views from 2,000 feet above sea level, Cape Air could bring you to Mercedita Airport in just 25 minutes. You can then pick up your rented car at Mercedita and be at home within 15 minutes. A car is essential in Puerto Rico. Public transit is available by bus or public cars under a special license that competes with official taxi lines. The bus service is limited in Ponce. Car rentals are good and rates are competitive. Make sure you are well covered by your insurance. Your home provides you with private parking in the backyard but street parking is save and available as long as you avoid leaving tempting personal belongings, packages and luggage in... more
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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