Actor's Studio "Ricardo Montalban"

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

Located in Centro. Studio apartment with kitchen.

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Located in Centro. Studio apartment with kitchen.

The Space

The Actor’s Studio's – Four apartments in Recognition of Mexicans who Became Famous International Actors. All come with kitchens and fireplaces.

The 'Ricardo Montalban' Studio (#2) is a charming studio apartment on the first floor. An up to date kitchen includes cook top, microwave, refrigerator and small appliances, coffeemaker and toaster. Both the kitchen and the bathroom have custom Mexican tiles. Walk in shower in the bathroom. Wall mounted hair dryer.

Fabulous gas log fireplace for warmth and ambiance.

Queen size bed. Cable tv and dvd player, along with WI-FI internet will be provided. Hair dryer and safe.

Professionally managed so someone's always available to take care of things. Twice weekly housekeeper.

Common area has books and dvd's to borrow.

Fabulous location. Flat walk to the Jardin and just a block from the Artesan's Market. Located on Animas street between Homobono and Calzada de la Luz.

Located on the main floor. Enjoy the view on the shared roof terrace.

Choose from four of the Actor's Studio apartments:
the Salma Hayek loft
the Ricardo Montalban studio
the Dolores del Rio studio
the Anthony Quinn studio

All apartments have kitchens and fireplaces. Great location and affordable too!

The Neighborhood

This is a safe, traditional Mexican neighborhood. Just a 10 minute flat walk to the Jardin/town square.The famous Artesan's Market is just down the street.

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: $285 /week
Monthly Price: $700 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Had a great (website hidden)'s Studio: "Ricardo Montalban" is amazing. Great location, excellent services.

    September 2013
  • Saw three of the places, actually. I have mixed feelings about these places. The decor is really cute- but they are not as clean as they should be- and there is little direct access to fresh air, unless you are on the top floor (anthony quinn, i think?). SMA can be warm and when your one window opens to a 2x2 (approx) space that is enclosed except for an opening three stories up, it feels claustrophobic, and like you can't get access to the cool breezes of the night time. Beyond that, however, is that they need more attention to detail in their cleaning.

    April 2013
  • The location is very good. It is clean and spacious for one person. May be a bit too cozy for 2, if not a couple. If you want a quiet nights sleep in SMA, which is difficult to find, this is your place! I have spent more than 600 nights in SMA and this is the only place I have ever slept without barking dogs, loud music and fireworks throughout the night. Very peaceful and 8 minutes from the jardin.

    November 2012
  • We loved our stay at this apartment. Great location, and just about everything you'd need for a pleasant stay.
    I'd recommend going out for some "quesadillas" at the market that's just around the corner.
    It will certainly be my choice of accommodation the next time I am in San Miguel.

    June 2012
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I have always loved to fix and design. When I began my real estate career, selling new construction homes, I soon realized that the best part of the job was meeting with interior designers and architects and watching as the more artistic elements of the construction fell into place. After 13 years of owning a real estate company, I built two spec homes on magical Orcas Island in Washington State. Then I undertook a major remodel of a cabin on the water. Something clicked in me during that process of transforming the cabin; I knew I had found my passion….remodeling. Throughout the next twelve years, I transformed some 30 rather creaky homes into fresh, livable residences, all in the Seattle area. Then I decided to turn my attention to designing and remodeling vacation homes; vacation rentals with personality. In 2005, I moved to Mexico, the land of color and craft, and began working there. In 2010 I did a remodel of a 1928 two bedroom apartment in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Then back to Mexico in 2011. The most exciting phase of building a new place is when everything gets pulled together. I love the details, making sure that one thing plays with another in perfect harmony. I’m always on the hunt for that specific hand-selected ingredient. The beauty of Latin America is being able to design a particular piece that can be made by one of the many talented artisans. Seeing it all come together like a glorious puzzle is very rewarding. Be my guest at one of eight different and individually unique accommodations in San Miguel de Allende: ●“Casa Artistas” on San Francisco Street has a one bedroom casita and two studio apartments with kitchenettes, the Frida and Diego Studios. ●”Casa de la Vista, a movie star hide-away” is a three bedroom view home on Salida a Queretaro. ●“The Actors Studios” is on Animas Street. It consists of four apartments with kitchens and fireplaces…the Salma Hayek, the Ricardo Montalban, the Dolores del Rio and the Anthony Quinn. And while you’re at it, check out the “House of Chanel”, a historical, art deco two bedroom apartment in Buenos Aires.
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