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Central seating area in the open-air atrium.Very central location, flat walk to the jardin.
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Jewelbox in Historic Centro–house

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Jewelbox in Historic Centro–house

Jewelbox in the historic Centro. Easy, flat walk to the jardin. Spare, beautiful, clean, impeccable details. Mexican modern with historic materials. Private 2-bdrm house with 2.5 baths, writer's study, gourmet kitchen. 3 terraces, one covered on top. Excellent location. Housekeeper 2x/week, property manager, library, WiFi, free US & SMA phones. One bedroom has a queen bed, the other has a double bed.
Maximum four adults, no small children. Absolutely no smoking, no pets. Not a party house.


Cable TV
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


21 Reviews

Zoa User Profile
ZoaJanuary 2018
Stunning home. Well appointed and very comfortable. Perfect location if you want to see the best of San Miguel de Allende
Laura User Profile
Response from LauraJanuary 2018
Thank you, Zoa! Happy new year and hope you will return. Cheers, Laura
Shawn User Profile
ShawnSeptember 2017
The pictures don't do this jewel justice! It has all the amenities and more that my wife, 9 year old and I needed. Guillermo, the house manager was very kind and respectful, upon our arrival he picked us up from our location which was near by and personally drove us to the hous…
Laura User Profile
Response from LauraSeptember 2017
Shawn, I'm so glad you had a great stay, thanks so much for your lovely comments and please return!
Joe User Profile
JoeAugust 2017
We went for a few days for a wedding and where able to find this awesome little house. Very unique in style. Loved the location,set up and all around concept of the design. Only bad thing was in early Mrng the sunlight would sneack through to both rooms and wake us up because it …
Laura User Profile
Response from LauraAugust 2017
I'm glad you enjoyed the house! I guess if someone is super sensitive to light, it would be a good idea to bring a sleeping mask because a small amount of light does get in the rooms in the morning. Aesthetically, cutting off those light sources wouldn't work.
Christian User Profile
ChristianAugust 2017
You will fall in love with the house! The house was everything and more than what we expected and very centric. Walking from the house to El Centro was only minutes away, very convenient to stores and pharmacies! The house was very clean and had everything we needed and more! Lau…
Bobbie And John User Profile
Bobbie And JohnJanuary 2017
The Jewel Box really is lovely. People in the neighborhood are very friendly. Everything we needed and more was there. Breakfast in the morning on the kitchen, staying in a few nights for dinner, and an evening glass of wine on the roof deck made a nice balance between staying …
Armando User Profile
ArmandoDecember 2016
This home will truly impress you with its rustic details, modern finishes and comfortable rooms. There is an incredible amount of light throughout. It's location is far enough away from the main town activity but a very short walk to it. I'd recommend Casita Laurita to anyone vis…
Laura User Profile
Response from LauraDecember 2016
Thank you, Armando! Please come again. Un placer! --Laura
Lynne User Profile
LynneJuly 2016
We loved the atrium, the pretty dishes, the countertops, the lovely lighting, especially the pattern from the cut iron lanterns at night, the library collection (I enjoyed "Flirting in Spanish"), the art...the French press, the housekeeper ... so much more.

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San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in May 2010
Laura User Profile
22 Reviews
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Hi, I'm Laura. I'm an author, journalist, traveler, and salsa dancer. I came to San Miguel de Allende when I was ten for a summer, which sparked me interest in travel, languages, and San Miguel de Allende. When I returned years later, I bought a rundown shell of a house on my fav…
Languages: English, Español, Italiano
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