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4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
2 Beds

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Perfect for a long stay: plunge pool, laundry, fully equipped kitchen and two bikes to get around all of downtown.

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Upstairs terrace as seen from bathroom window.

Upstairs terrace as seen from bathroom window.

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $50
Security Deposit: $500
Weekly discount: 9%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Centro Historico, Casa Caballito is positioned just three blocks north of Santiago Park.

The Merida English Language Library is little more than a block away and the festivities of the main square, Santa Ana’s arts district and Paseo Montejo’s twin mansions and sophisticated dining scene are all within an easy walk through the best part of town.

A stunning blend of Spanish Colonial charm and modern, open-plan comfort. The house features 18-foot wood beamed ceilings, original pasta floor tiles, a tranquil high-walled courtyard with plunge pool, limestone feature wall, and a contemporary open-plan second-story living room and terrace that’s the perfect place to spend cocktail hour.

Bedroom 1 (upstairs): King bed, fan, air conditioner, walk in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with high-pressure rain-shower.

Bedroom 2 (downstairs): Twin beds can be converted to king, fan, air-conditioner, en-suite bathroom with high pressure rain shower and three foot soaking tub.

Lounge (upstairs): six person bench seating with sliding glass doors that open out onto terrace. Flat screen television with Cablemas TV (including a good selection of English language channels), DVD player, iPod dock and high-speed wireless internet.

Dining room (downstairs): four-person dining table that can open out to accommodate more. Sliding glass doors open onto courtyard and plunge pool.

Kitchen: Six-burner stove, full size fridge, microwave oven, toaster and dishwasher (a rarity for Merida), thick-base pots and pans, mixing bowls, chef's knives, tupperware, and comes fully equipped with a six-person dinner setting, quality wine glasses, cookware and flatware.

Laundry: A washing machine is provided for guest use.

Bikes: two bikes and bike-lock are provided free of charge.

Our bi-lingual house manager meets guests at the property on check in and provides an orientation of the house.
She is available during the stay to organize water delivery, gas refill, repairs and emergencies.

Guest Access

Entire house.

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House Rules

Unfortunately, due to the height of the staircase and plunge pool, this property is unsuitable for children.

Ice and Water
We don’t recommend you drink the tap water. You’ll find a water dispenser on the bench. The corner store sells refills for roughly $2 US..

The strongest signal is in the upstairs where the router is located. No password is necessary to access the internet.

Please visit the Merida English Language Library, located one block away at #524, Calle 53 (between 66 and 68.) for a large selection of DVDs. They also have many books for sale or rent.

Trash Collection
Please place trash in plastic bags outside the front door on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights only. Anything placed outside the door will be treated as trash, so please do not place trash outside in the bin as it will be taken too.

A cleaning service is provided once a week free of charge. If you would like to have a more regular service, simply ask our house manager. It can be organized at an additional charge.

In case of minor emergency contact our house manager.

In case of major emergency contact the police directly on (phone number hidden) or ambulance on (phone number hidden).

We always respect your privacy. Unless specifically organized by prior arrangement and notified by our house managers in advance, no service people, officials, vendors or visitors of any sort will ever have access to the house while you are in residence. Anyone requesting access should be refused entry and reported to the house managers.

Especially during summer, mosquitoes and ants can be prevalent in the Yucatan. We recommend keeping doors closed especially at dusk.

Useful Phone Numbers at a glance:

General Emergency: 066 for a land line or 113 for a cellular phone
Red Cross (Cruz Roja) Ambulance: (phone number hidden)
Merida Police Dept: (phone number hidden)
Merida Fire Dept: (phone number hidden) or (phone number hidden)
TaxiMetr(phone number hidden)
Taxi Santa Ana (24 hours): (phone number hidden)
Green Angels Roadside Assistance: (phone number hidden)

To discover more about the beautiful city of Merida, including restaurant recommendations, events and things to do, our favorite websites are Yucatan Living ((website hidden)) and Yucatan Today ((website hidden))

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3 nights minimum stay.
From Dec 19, 2016 - Jan 03, 2017 the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Plunge pool and courtyard as seen from upstairs terrace.

Plunge pool and courtyard as seen from upstairs terrace.

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New York, New York, United States
Member since October 2011


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