LOFT 1: LOCATION, STYLE, COMFORT

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Umaran, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

New apartment within a stone's throw to all San Miguel sights! Lovely, comfortable design with natural toned interior, modern kitchen, excellent king bed or two twin beds. Roof deck, TV with 175 channels, DVD player and lightning fast WIFI!

The Space

BRAND NEW APARTMENT!

LOFT 1 IS THE BEST RENTAL IN SMA FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:

1. LOCATION IS WALKING DISTANCE TO ATTRACTIONS
2. PEACEFUL + SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD
3. FRESH DESIGN - BOUTIQUE HOTEL STYLE
4. AFFORDABILITY
5. COMFORTS OF HOME: HD TV, CABLE, WIFI...
6. WARM IN WINTER
7. KITCHEN FOR COOKING
8. ROOF TOP DECK WITH VIEWS
9. RAIN SHOWER
10. WELL MANAGED + MAINTAINED PROPERTY

OVERVIEW of your perfect home away from home:

THIS SMALL APARTMENT is A BRAND NEW (DEC 2013) DESIGNER LOFT-LIKE SPACE IN CENTRO within walking distance to everything. This gorgeous white and wood, modern-rustic apartment is a wonderful alternative to pricey boutique hotel rooms. Located in an EXCELLENT location, the apartment is a 5 minute walk from the JARDIN, where many of the historic monuments in San Miguel, including the world famous Parroquia, are located. An array of good restaurants, cafes and shopping are also located within a few blocks. Hotels within a stone's throw of this special apartment start at $350 USD per night. At the LOFT, you have complete privacy in a thoughtfully designed, lovely space.

APARTMENT LAYOUT:

KITCHEN:

LOFT 1 has a new, designer ivory colored polished concrete kitchen. You will find a fridge, counter top stove, nice pottery, drinking/wine glasses, coffee mugs, coffee maker, toaster, toaster oven, and all the cooking utensils you will need for your stay - including pots, pans. The kitchen is always stocked with the most divine sea salt (hand carried from the ocean in Ixtapa), Chiapas coffee + key Mexican spices. Industrial chef's faucet and industrial lighting lends a warm and elegant feeling to the space. There is as a nice counter for eating or hooking up your computer as well.

LIVING/SLEEPING:

The living area/bedroom is a loft style room with a new King sized bed or two twin beds, down duvet(s), Belgian linen duvet cover, crisp and soft cotton sheets and wonderfully comfortable medium/firm mattress. You will also enjoy a flat screen HD TV with 175+ channels (including US channels) (website hidden)3 speakers can be hooked up to your music device. A custom ivory sofa and colonial wooden coffee table are perfect for relaxing and reading. This room is outfitted with gorgeous modern lighting and an excellent space heater for chilly nights. A window allows sunlight to stream in during the day.

BATHING:

Off of the bedroom is the bathroom which has a new, ivory colored polished concrete rain shower, designer Turkish towels, brand new toilet and lovely rustic wooden sink from India. A brushed nickel sink faucet adds simplicity and style. The water pressure is extremely strong and very hot.

THE BUILDING:

This apartment is one of two identical apartments in this two story building. If you are traveling with another couple, friends or want a separate space for your kids, you may wish to rent the entire building and have the amount of privacy you each require.

ROOF TOP DECK:

A few steps up the common staircase, you arrive at the rooftop deck where the sunset views over the Sierra Madre mountain range are unobstructed. Lounge in a lounge chair, roll out a yoga mat, or have your morning coffee overlooking hilltops with small pastel colored houses dotting them. A relaxing and private spot. Flowering plants add a lovely touch of green.

WHY LOFT 1 is DIFFERENT THAN OTHER APARTMENTS OR RENTALS IN SAN MIGUEL?

SAFETY: On a safe block in the heart of Centro Historico. Friendly neighbors. Inside doors lock and are made from steel. Bedroom door locks for extra security. Totally safe for single female travelers. Walk to and from safely. The LOCATION IS EXCELLENT.

WARMTH: Houses and larger apartments can be very cold in the winter in San Miguel as the evening temperatures drop into the 30's and 40's. LOFT 1 is a perfect small size that heats quickly with an efficient heater and natural sunlight throughout. BEware of larger rentals that are difficult to heat!

STYLE: Simple, non-cluttered, stylish, comfortable space is unique to San Miguel design-wise.

LOCATION: Walk everywhere! You can not beat this location! Plenty of safe street parking at all times of day or night. One way street that does not allow buses and trucks makes for quiet.

WHY BOOK?

This apartment is a totally unique concept for San Miguel. It's a way to stay in a designer suite with the ability to cook and have peace and quiet. It is the BEST alternative to the expensive hotels in the area. It's simply a peaceful retreat in the heart of San Miguel. Perfect for a couple or a solo traveler.

Interaction with Guests

Our local Guest Services Manager checks guests in and out and is available at all times for needs of guests.

The Neighborhood

It's the perfect location for discovering San Miguel by foot. It's also very safe, very quiet at night, has a neighborhood feel, lovely architecture and the traditional pastel colors of Centro.

Getting around

Walking is the best option because you are very close to everything. However, taxis are readily available on the street for 30 pesos (a flat rate anywhere in town.)

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $800 /week
Security Deposit: $250
Cleaning Fee: $20
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • The place was clean, comfortable, safe, and in a great location! Very happy with our stay. The pictures don't properly display the small size of the unit but there's a kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom. The bedroom for the lower unit fits a king bed and a couch and not much else. The kitchen and bathroom are medium sizes. For a couple, it's a good size apartment and the roof top deck is great!

    April 2014
  • I spent a very special birthday in San Miguel, and have been waiting many years to visit this beautiful town. The location was superb once we found our destination, taxi driver could not find address due to it not being posted on the door, easy fix though. When I arrived there were flowers, a card, and an amazing piece of chocolate cake waiting for my birthday, very sweet touch, thank you Lisa. The bed was the most comfy bed I have slept in a long time, light down comforter, and wool blanket were needed because it was quite cold during our visit. The space heater worked perfect to warm the bedroom at night. Of course the best location in the morning was the rooftop deck, coffee in hand, sound of the church bells, and the sounds of life in SM. Though we did not cook, the kitchen was fully stocked, if we were there more than 3 days we would have cooked up a feast. The best aspect of this lovely home was the charm of the neighborhood, close to the center but not to close, very quiet at night. Pilar, Gabby, and Lisa were all very attentive and diligent in getting back to us when a few issues came up. Thank you all for a memorable birthday wish come true. Hope to be back soon.

    January 2014
  • Lisa's loft is in the perfect location for exploring San Miguel--right next to the main square and on a street with tons of good restaurants and cute bars--but still quiet. The loft itself is very restful. Great design, super clean, and bright. Plus the roof terrace is charming--a great place to read, nap, drink coffee etc. We had breakfast there every morning. And Lisa herself is very communicative, friendly and full of great ideas for things to do in San Miguel. All in all, an ideal host!

    January 2014
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I am a traveler at heart and have settled (for now) in San Miguel De Allende after working in nearby villages with leather Artisans. I have been a fashion designer and worked in different cultures to preserve hand-crafting and support skilled people. My eyes are peeled for new discoveries. Keeping it simple and living with beauty and inspiration is what I look forward to each day. I am a regular meditator, a decent cook, have a dog named Tickles, and love to spend peaceful time in nature. The beach and the mountains are my refuge. I am originally from Chicago. As far as hosting goes: I really want happy travelers! My philosophy is that being as communicative and descriptive as possible is the most fair way to enter into a booking. I also like to leave some snacks for guests when they arrive. Providing local insider tips is really helpful for visitors. I also try to respond to questions ASAP from guests. Also, a great mattress, luxury linens, and clean, cozy place are key. My favorite travel destinations are: Tulum Michigan Bali Chicago Maldives I am looking forward to visiting: Morocco Barcelona Panama Greece Istanbul That's a little bit about me. Hope it's helpful!
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