Nestled in the 500-year-old historic Spanish colonial city of Old San Juan, Villa Serena is the ideal basecamp to explore Old San Juan history, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. The villa has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and a recently renovated kitchen. You will love the combination of old-world colonial design and new world amenities such as air conditioning throughout the villa, an updated kitchen, wifi, TV, and modern decor. The location is ideal for those looking to be close to the action in Old San Juan, located less than two blocks from the busy nightlife and restaurants of Calle San Sebastian and a short walk from El Morro Spanish fort. The villa comfortably sleeps 2 adults in the bedroom’s queen bed. There is a coin washer and dryer in the building in case you need to do some laundry during your stay.
COVID REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS:
1) COVID-19 TESTING AND VACCINATION: State government law requires us to have all guests submit via email proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR molecular COVID-19 test result 72 hours before check-in.
2) MASKS: Masks are required in many common areas and establishments. Please travel with a hefty supply of masks.
As soon as you enter the villa you are welcomed by an open concept layout encompassing the kitchen, dining room and living room. The high ceilings are an iconic design feature of the colonial architecture Old San Juan is famous for.
There is a 4 person dining room directly beside the renovated kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with an oven, stovetop, microwave, fridge, and everything you would need for an extended stay. The living room has a large and comfortable sofa and a flat-screen TV. There is air conditioning throughout the apartment.
Villa Serena has one bedroom that comfortably sleeps 2 adults. The bedroom has a queen bed, air conditioning, and access to a full bathroom. The bedroom is rather small but is well appointed for a good night’s sleep.
Villa Serena’s kitchen is comfortable and has modern cabinets and quartz countertops. You and your group will surely spend time socializing and cooking in this beautiful kitchen. The kitchen has a coffee maker, oven, stovetop, microwave, fridge, and more. We include enough bounty, trash bags, and dish soap for guests to comfortably start their stay.
Staying in Old San Juan is a truly unique experience filled with charm and character. From Villa Serena you can comfortably walk anywhere within Old San Juan. The apartment is located on one of the quieter streets but still steps away from all the action. 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:
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.
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/pool 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, 2 rolls of paper towel, 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, 1 dish soap, 1 dish sponge, and a small amount of laundry detergent. 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.
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS:
The West Indies Vacation Rental staff is eager to ensure everything about your vacation is 5-star. Once you reserve, our Vacation Planning Team will send you detailed property information, suggestions on where to eat and what to do, as well as the contact information of your Guest Services manager that will be available to assist you during your stay. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you want additional suggestions and expert opinions on what to do during your vacation. We want to make your experience the best it can be!