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El Palomar Old San Juan

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El Palomar Old San Juan

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Inspired by botanicals and white doves, El Palomar is like a bird's nest on the top floor of a family-run 19th Century building within steps to historic sites and nightlife. Ask for rates for stays of 91+ days.


Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

House Rules

Check-in time is 3PM - 6PM and check out out by 12PM (noon)


17 Reviews

Anita User Profile
March 2016
I never met Isabel in person but check-in was smoothly handled by a friend. During the week Isabel was quick to respond to inquiries. Like others have mentioned, this apartment is perfectly located: ATM, groceries, coffee, restaurants, Walgreens, etc are all within 3 minutes walk…
Scott User Profile
March 2018
This location will put you right at the heart of old San Juan. It’s the best way to see the city. The host is very smart and welcoming. If you want to understand Puerto Rico as a local, stay with Isabel and you won’t have regrets. Highly recommend!
E. V. User Profile
E. V.
February 2018
I have never had to write a negative review for a host on Airbnb before, but I feel compelled to now. I made a 2 month reservation with the host, but after three weeks I transferred to another rental due to issues with the property and how they were handled. In retrospect I shoul…
Ponch User Profile
May 2017
We stayed for a month. The apartment is central and charming. There was a little misunderstanding about the floor it was on (it's on the 3d floor in the American system) but Isabel was flexible about any issues and helpful when we needed anything. We were very happy there.
Jocelyn User Profile
March 2017
The place and location was great! Only issue were some bugs-- but that's pretty expected in a tropical island. Our host was amazing and very responsive.
Eleni User Profile
March 2017
Great location! The club downstairs can get a little loud but honestly if you close the doors it blocks the sound. To get over the "lack of Windows" be sure to sit in the central patio. Has a stove but a small refrigerator so it makes it a bit hard to shop for and store food. But…
Angela User Profile
March 2017
Great location, we walked any and everywhere (so glad we did not rent a car). Loved the charm and openness of the home. We were made to feel so welcome and even offered great advice for the area. Loved our stay so much that we look forward to many more trips to this beautiful cit…

Hosted by Isabel

San Juan, Puerto RicoJoined in March 2013
Isabel User Profile
57 Reviews
Languages: English, Español, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a few hours
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