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Casa Margarita Bestard

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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...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 that seats eight, a family room with Cable TV and Internet plus a completely modern kitchen with all the amenities. Add to this inverter air conditioning in the bedrooms, two large bathrooms, parking and a completely equipped laundry room and your holiday comfort is assured. More
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About the Owner
Guillermo S
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2015
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Reviewed May 3, 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.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Amy W
Management response:Responded May 4, 2018

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

Reviewed October 3, 2015

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...More

Date of stay: February 2015
2  Thank Sue F
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Porch
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Washer
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Corporate Bookings
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
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Does this vacation rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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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...
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 ...
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