About this listing
One of two available (URL HIDDEN) double in annexe of 16th-century palacio in centre of Soller, with garden and pool. 1-min walk to main plaza. 30 mins walk to the beach at Port Sóller, or 15 min in tram. Your 7th night is FREE! No cleaning fees. Price includes taxes and eco-tax.
Beautiful, bright, newly restored double, with private bathroom, on the second floor in the annexe to our main house, a palacio with a lush garden and pool in the centre of Sóller. The ensuite downstairs is also available should there be four of you. If you just book the one room, you might bump into delightful fellow airbnbers from time to time in the garden who are also staying. Lit by two windows and two skylights.
Use of our garden and pool. There's strong wifi .If you're staying for a week, you can use our washer and dryer. Complete kitchen shared with other airbnb room, but not us.. Also, despite the "bnb" we don't provide breakfast - but there are plenty of great places on the nearby square,
Interaction with Guests
We're here in our own house, nextdoor if you require anything and we're happy to give you a crash course in what to do and where to go. Access to the room is through the vast entrance hall in the main house.
The house is less than a minute walking to the buzzing main square, packed with bars and restaurants, and 30 seconds to the tram and train station. You can walk to the beach in about 40 minutes or take the tram. There are beautiful walks on the edge of town and to the surrounding villages (Deia and Fornalutx). All the shops and the supermarket within walking distance. Market day is Saturday.
Stunning train to Palma (1 hour) or bus (30 mins). If you're arriving at Palma airport after 6.30pm, though, you'll miss the last bus/train. To port by tram in 15 mins. Bus to Deia 15 mins. You can happily stay here without the need to rent a car, though you might consider this option if you want to discover more of the island. Parking is free on the main road (ten-mins walk). There is an excellent bike rental shop nearby.
Other Things to Note
We have three endearing cats who often sun themselves in the garden, so if you don't like animals or are allergic, steer clear. Likewise, homophobes should look elsewhere. We're Barry and Pablo (see profile) and are lively, engaging hosts with a wealth of knowledge to share with you if you like.
Common sense. Don't leave the front door open. Don't make noise in the garden after midnight as we have neighbours. Make yourself at home! Note: check-in is officially from 2pm and check-out by 11am. But you may come earlier and leave your bags here (or have a swim) while we prepare the room. Likewise, you are welcome to leave your bags here all day after checking out
We're Barry (from Ireland) and Pablo (from California). We're especially happy to host people with interests in art history, history, culture, decorative arts and so on. One of is is a medievalist,journalist and translator, the other an interior decorator. We are knowledgeable about Mallorca (see our website contemporarybalears). Note we have two cats who sometimes sun themselves in the shared garden so if you're allergic, this house is probably not for you!