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1Br. Apt, on Pedestrian St. Sarandi
1Br. Apt, on Pedestrian St. Sarandi

Entire home/apt

3 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Come stay at in our apartment in Montevideo, located in the heart of the Old Town on Sarandi. Our apartment was featured on the TV show House Hunters International - Where are they now. We'd love to host you during your trip to Montevideo.

The space

As Seen on Home and Garden HGTV's Hit TV Show House Hunters International - Where are they now! Episode is on DailyMotion (House Hunters International Where are They Now - Montevideo, Uruguay).

A modern, newly remodeled one-bedroom apartment on the second floor of this French-inspired building with an elevator. In the heart of Ciudad Vieja, the 'Old Town', on the main pedestrian street, Sarandi, just one block from Plaza Matriz (Plaza Constitución), on the corner of Sarandi and Treinta y Tres. Just steps away from cafes, shops, restaurants, historic sites, museums, fresh markets, and attractions such as Teatro Solis, Plaza Independencia, The Rambla, and Mercado del Puerto. We speak English, French and Spanish to answer any questions you may have.

This apartment has windows overlooking the pedestrian street of Sarandi. Modernly furnished and decorated where art deco and stained glass details meets a modern touch. Fully remodeled bathroom and shower. The kitchen is fully equipped with convection oven, gas 4-burner cook top, refrigerator, cooking utensils, electric coffee machine, and Italian coffee maker.

1 separate bedroom - that sleeps up to 2 people (queen size bed). The living room is equipped with a sofa that turns into a double bed for one additional guest. We provide high quality, imported linens and towels.

Please contact us with questions.

Features
33 sq. meters, 355 sq. feet
Modernly furnished, newly remodeled
Air conditioning
Bedroom with Queen bed
Fully equipped kitchen with convection oven, gas cooktop, refrigerator, dishes and cooking utensils
Modern bathroom with rain shower and hair dryer
Living room with a sofa that converts to a double bed and a coffee table that converts into a full size dining table
Iron and ironing board
New! Fast Fiber Optic Internet (WiFi and internet router for a direct connection)
Flat-screen TV and stereo, cables for laptop and iPod hookup for music and movies (there is an antenna to receive local channels only)
Secure, quiet building with elevator
Imported linens and towels
Down comforters
Non-smoking, no pets
Cell phone (pay-per-minute): We know how convenient traveling with a local cell phone is, so we provide our guests with a cell phone to use during your stay.

Our listed price is for a group of 2 guests which is the optimum group of guests for our one-bedroom apartment. We want to make our price as attractive as possible. Based on your party size and stay duration you may be eligible to an adjusted rate. Feel free to contact us to confirm your final rate, as we aren't able to update these rates on Airbnb automatically.


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The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 5 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit: 200
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

We do ask for a minimum stay of 4 nights.

Check-in and Check-out
A check-in and check-out time will be scheduled. If possible, we are able to be flexible on the check-in and check-out times. It will need to be agreed upon at least 48 hours before your arrival date, additional notice is appreciated. We will meet you at the apartment at the scheduled check-in time. We will show you around the apartment and answer any questions you may have about Montevideo and things to do in the area. Early morning or late night check-in and check-outs (outside of regular operating hours 7 am to 9 pm) will be charged at an additional cost of $30 USD.

Apartment Cleanliness
As apartment owners, we maintain the highest cleanliness standards possible with our apartment. We expect our guests to leave our apartment in a reasonably tidy condition - meaning, all dishes need to be washed, garbage will be collected and disposed of, old food items need to be thrown away.

Electricity Charges and Green Consciousness
We charge for electricity at cost to encourage our guests to use the air conditioning and other electric devices responsibly. Our guests normally use between $1 US to $4 US per day. Upon check in and check out an electric reading is taken. The cost of usage as determined by the Electric Company will then be charged and paid at check-out in Uruguayan Pesos. We would like our vacationers to be energy conscious and responsible for their energy use. We furnished this apartment as green as possible. We have accommodated the apartment with LED lights and energy efficient appliances and light bulbs, help the planet, and your wallet.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

Availability
21 nights minimum stay

28 Reviews

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George User Profile
April 2017
Erica and Greg are well deserving of their 'super-host' status! Their warmth and helpfulness has been wonderful for making our stay in Montevideo truly top notch. They have thought of everything and the flat is not only well stocked with all necessary equipment and amenities, it is also beautiful, quiet and wonderfully located right on the pedestrian street of Sarandi in the heart of the old city. They provided us with every conceivable piece of information we could have needed and were available to help us with any further questions we had. We couldn't recommend the flat and the hosts any higher! Thanks so much.

Juan User Profile
December 2016
I think I'll start by clarifying that I'm a local. I had to rent a place for myself for a week and I obviously made the right choice with this apt. It's perfectly located in Montevideo's quintessensial street... If you really want to experience this city, this is the place to start. Greg was right on time and ready to handle the keys. The apt was spotless and I quickly settled in. The hosts contact me reasonably often to make sure I got all I needed. This is an ideal apt for 2, maybe 3 people who want to stay out for most of the day, either sightseeing or working (like me) and need a comfty but practical place to sleep and shower. Wifi was good (I work remotely and need good internet speed), the shower was great, and I had a bazillion places to eat breakfast. I couldn't ask for more.

The photos used to portray the apartment don't really show the size of the rooms, nor the relationship between the various functions (eg. kitchen, bathroom, etc.). From the photo's we assumed a much larger apartment than the actual. BEDROOM: this is tight room with only a small amount of room between the bed and wall. There is good cupboard space. The bed was comfortable. KITCHEN: while the amenities shown nare OK, the layout is dysfunctional. BATHROOM: we are small and thin and we found the room extra small. LOUNGEROOM: comfortable, with good WiFi. ACCESS: there is an old lift that relies on the user making sure they leave the 'gates' closed. Several times access by lift was denied. OVERALL: the apartment is not 'bright and fresh' and contrary to the perception offered in the pictures is small. But, we still enjoyed our stay.
Erica And Greg User Profile
Response from Erica And Greg:
Bruce and Judy were very nice to us and didn’t give us any sign that our apartment wasn’t a good fit for them until we received their review. We are upfront and honest with our guests; our listing clearly states that our apartment is 33 sq. meters. Pictures can’t always show layout, so that is why we include a detailed layout drawing of our apartment at the end of our listing’s picture gallery. No matter how hard we try, it is hard to please everyone. We look forward to hosting many more guests from around the world in our apartment and share a piece of the Montevideo we love with them!
November 2016

We plan to travel five weeks in Uruguay and we selected this place as our first stay. And it was a good stay. Even before we came Greg helped us with advise about the transfer from the airport, about the SIM cards to use. And he was there when we arrived at 14:30 in the morning to let us in the apartment. Compliments Greg. The apartment is a complete small house, everything is available including good WiFi. It is situated in the Old City of Montevideo and all tourist attractions are in walking range. Recommended.

Mary Barbara User Profile
Mary Barbara
April 2016
This apartment, hosted by Greg and Erica, is a great value with its hip decor, high ceilings, and a nice quiet location on the pedestrian street of Sarandi. The adjustable coffee table in front of the comfy couch was where we ate our meals and our bed with memory foam pillows and cotton sheets was clean and comfortable. I was able to make several small meals with the provided kitchen supplies which were in good condition. The apartment is nicely situated between Plaza de Independence and Plaza Mercado with several restaurants in between which was convenient. The neighborhood of Ciudad Viejo has a gritty "downtown vib" with bohemians selling their wares on the pedestrian street below whilst bankers/businessmen stand outside their office buildings smoking cigs one block over. Erica responded to questions/communications promptly and took care of any/all concerns right away. And FYI to long distance travelers, it was so AWESOME that Greg was waiting there to let me in the apartment at 8am after my 22 hour flight from California!

Renato User Profile
January 2015
Greg and Erica received us very well, with all necessary instruction about the apartment and surroundings. They prepared a kind of manual that includes all you need to make the stay as comfort as possible, including best places to visit, restaurants, supermarkets, transportation, etc. They also provided a mobile phone (pre-paid), which is very useful when you are abroad. It was very easy to contact them for any reason, with immediate response. The apartment is in a historical building in the old city, close to the main touristic sightseeing, supermarket, bus and taxi station, restaurantes and bakery. You can find everything within a walking distance. It was completed furnitured with all necessary for our stay. Despite its age, the apto was completely renovated. The only problem was the hot weather in January. During the night, the apartment was too hot and the portable air conditioner could not make it easy.

Ann User Profile
January 2015
We stayed at Erica and Gregoire's apartment over the Christmas and New Year period, the apartment is exactly like it is in the pictures. We loved it, spacious apartment with bedroom, lounge, kitchen and bathroom all with high ceilings and loads of natural light. The kitchen has a fridge, gas hob and small convection oven and we cooked roast beef and roast veg Xmas day, the shower is lovely and always had hot water, the wifi is also great and constant. Greg and Erica were lovely and always at the end of an email if required, they also leave a pay as you go mobile in the apartment if you need to use it and a great information pack of where to eat, shop and things to do. The apartment is in a great location in the old town, a few blocks from The Rambla and Puerto Mercado, Plaza Independence and close to supermarkets. The apartment has everything you need, fan, AC, hairdryer, iron, towels, cleaning equipment and the kitchen is well equipped. It also looks out onto the pedestrian street Sarandi where there are street traders. The apartment building has good security as the outside door is always locked. We would 100% recommend this apartment, our bus was not until late and Erica and Greg let us check out late, thank you Erica and Greg for all your kindness and giving us a home away from home, our first airbnb experience and an excellent one.

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Montevideo, UruguayJoined in June 2011
Erica And Greg User Profile

We are a French, American couple from Burgundy and Montana that relocated to Montevideo, Uruguay. We have two sweet daughters, Pénélope and Talia. A perfect day for us would be spent cooking and sipping wine, enjoying time with friends and family, taking our girls for a walk on the beach, or watching a new film. We love meeting new people and welcome any guests who would like to visit Uruguay. Happy Travels!

The City that continues to surprise us on every visit - Paris
Preferred Beach to enjoy some wine - Piriapolis Playa Grande
Our Best Method of Transport - Our two legs! We love walking and exploring every place we travel to.
Favorite Fast Food - A street kebab
Favorite Slow Food - Duck confit

Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
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