About this listing
Come stay at the Penthouse in Montevideo that was featured on the TV show House Hunters International - Twice! We'd enjoy providing city recommendations and assistance to our guests and would like to host you during your trip to Montevideo.
As Seen on Home and Garden HGTV's Hit TV Show House Hunters International - Twice! We were featured buying this apartment on this famous US TV series! Then we were featured again on the follow-up show a couple years later. Episodes are on DailyMotion (House Hunters International Montevideo, Uruguay and House Hunters International Where are They Now - Montevideo, Uruguay).
Spacious, newly remodeled penthouse loft apartment, the only apartment on the last floor of this French-inspired building with an elevator. Elevator goes to the 4th floor with one flight of stairs to the penthouse. 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.
We are only 2 blocks away from Academia Uruguay. We didn't take Spanish lessons ourselves, but a lot of our guests and friends have taken lessons there and really enjoyed the experience.
Private and luminous apartment with large bay windows overlooking the north of the city. Modernly furnished with paintings from Uruguayan artisans and artists. We've also installed DirectTV for our guests to enjoy during their stay (including English TV programming). Remodeled bathroom with a large shower. We are green conscious and have equipped the apartment with high efficiency air conditioner and heater units (inverter), LED lights and energy efficient appliances. We also recently improved the insulation of the apartment. We like to conserve energy, help the planet, and your wallet. The kitchen was just remodeled (Sept. 2014) for a modern look, fully equipped with convection oven, gas cook top, full size refrigerator and freezer, cooking utensils, electric coffee machine, and Italian coffee maker.
2 separate bedrooms - that sleeps up to 4 people - 1 main bedroom with a king bed or 2 twin beds and 1 mezzanine bedroom with 1 queen bed. We provide high quality, imported linens and towels.
Apartment is 68 square meters, 700 square feet with 4.5 meter, 15 foot ceilings. Building is secure and quiet with friendly neighbors.
Please contact us with questions.
68 sq. meters, 700 sq. feet
Air conditioning and heating
Loft Bedroom with Queen bed
Downstairs Bedroom with either 2 Single beds or a King bed
NEW! Remodeled modern, fully equipped kitchen with convection oven, gas cooktop, full size refrigerator, dishes and cooking utensils, and a Brita filtered water pitcher
NEW! Remodeled modern bathroom with shower and hair dryer
Iron and ironing board
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
DirectTV satellite television with some channels in English
Secure, quiet building
Luminous bay windows
Private penthouse access with elevator
Imported linens and towels
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.
Baby bed/crib and high chair available upon request
Our listed prices are for a group of 2 guests which is the optimum group of guests for our Penthouse Loft. Though it can comfortably accommodate up to 2 extra guests in the upstairs mezzanine bedroom. 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 best rate, as we aren't able to update these rates on Airbnb automatically.
Thank you for looking at our Penthouse Loft for your coming vacation / trip to Montevideo. We will do our best to make your stay in Montevideo as enjoyable as possible. We hope to see you soon. Welcome to Uruguay!
We love meeting our guests, but always respect their privacy. If you'd like to meet up for a chat, we love sharing travel stories and hearing about your experience in Uruguay!
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.
Two blocks from the main bus route (on Buenos Aires street). Buses on this street will take you anywhere you need to go in the city (to the city beaches, shopping malls, bus terminal, etc.). Taxis are readily available on the street next to the apartment as well. Walking and public transport are great options to tour Montevideo, but if you rent a car, parking is available in a paid parking garage 3 blocks from the apartment.
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.
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 electricity responsibly. Our guests normally use between $1.50 US to $5 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 green. We have accommodated the apartment with LED lights and energy efficient appliances and light bulbs and insulation to conserve energy, help the planet, and your wallet. A high efficiency air conditioning and electric heating unit has been installed in the apartment for our guests' comfort, it offers 40 percent less consumption than a regular AC, we hope our guests will appreciate this amenity.
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