Casa Caracol, The Eagles Nest

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Calle Allende, San Miguel, Guanajuato, Mexico
Charlotte
Your host, Charlotte
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Casa Caracol, the eagles nest, rests on the side of the mountain in a delightful friendly neighborhood a short easy walk
to the town center. The views from the house are breath taking and culminate with a 360 view from a large roof terrace.
Amenities include wireless internet connection, telephone, cable TV, weekly maid service, a well equipped kitchen, and heat. The apartment has lovely architectural details, and a fabulous view of the mountains and sunset. It has a study next to the living room.Your hosts will provide you with all the information you will need to make your stay easy from transportation to suggested restaurants, activities and more. Ask to see the web site for photos.
A guestroom can be added for a 2 bedroom 2 bath rental.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $950 /week
Monthly Price: $1285 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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  • I stayed in one of the Casa Caracol apartments for a month. It was great, and I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. The building is on the side of a mountain and the apartments (the one I was in, at least), had great views of the town below.

    It's about a 15-20 minute walk to the town center (which is uphill on the way back, of course). It might get tiring if you're doing it multiple times a day, but it's not a big deal if you're doing it once.

    The apartment itself was clean and beautiful. A maid comes once a week to clean, and it's recommended that you tip (I tipped between 75-100 pesos/week). Someone else comes and offers to do your laundry once a week, and that was also 100 pesos/week (she got the laundry back to me 2 days after I gave it to her each time). There are some laundry places in town that might be cheaper but this was nice and convenient.

    People in the neighboring houses and buildings sometimes played loud music, but this is Mexico and that's kind of par for the course. You'll get that wherever you are.

    Overall, I loved it. As I said, it was a great place to stay and I'd definitely stay there again. Thanks Charlotte.

    December 2012
  • Charlotte's Casa Caracol was a fantastic surprise. Walking in the door, I felt at home. The first floor studio has a great view, a cozy, comfortable bed, and nice furnishing/decoration. It was impeccably clean. I would undoubtedly stay here again in the future. Plus, it was close enough to town that I could take a long walk through San Miguel's winding streets or grab a taxi. My only recommendation is to bring some earplugs as sound transfers easily within the house and from the streets. Also, Charlotte as a host was very informative, giving plenty of instructions on how to operate the house properly.

    November 2010
  • It was AMAZING! Perfect getaway, "casa caracol" had everything I needed. I traveled with my 3 daughters and they just absolutely loved it! Very accomodating, everything I needed was there, thanks Mrs. Charlotte we had a great time. We would go back in a heartbeat.

    August 2010
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