This is a brand new full of light and warmth, fully furnished apartment located in Mijas Costa, near Malaga airport (30 km/25 minutes), in Southern Spain. Accommodates 4 people very comfortably and has two full bathrooms, one with Jacuzzi. The modern kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, washing machine, oven and ceramic stove. The ample balcony has table and chairs to enjoy a glass of wine while admiring the panoramic Mediterranean sea views
This gated community has two swimming pools surrounded by beautiful gardens. They are just a few meters away from the entrance to the building and has a life guard during the season. Very safe for families with children. The beach is just at walking distance and the La Cala Golf Course and Country Club (18 holes)and new race course El Hipodrome are also a few minutes away by car. Close by is the village of La Cala with its nice beaches, shops and many Spanish bars and restaurants. Some of them serve excellent fish dishes right by the sea. Bus stops to Fuengirola and Marbella nearby. No need to worry about finding parking places when you go to the city.
|Room type:||Entire home/apt|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||No Charge|
|Minimum Stay:||4 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$790 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$1990 /month|
|Check In:||12:00 PM (noon)|
|Check Out:||12:00 PM (noon)|
I have stayed in many vacation rentals, and there is a certain level of upkeep that I expect when paying this amount of money to stay somewhere. Unfortunately, this house did not meet these expectations. The house was very messy when we arrived. There were empty soda cans in some of the bedrooms. Piles of trash in the corners of the living and sun rooms. Spider webs everywhere. To be fair, I have a high standard of cleanliness. However, I had two college students staying here with me as well. College students are not known for their cleanliness, but even they thought that the house was unacceptable. In addition to the trash, there was just so much stuff everywhere. It's clear that this house is normally lived in full time by the family that owns it, and they rent it out periodically. So there were many of the trappings of daily living all over the house. They didn't organize or clean up in a way that I thought was appropriate for preparing for renters. Furthermore, many things didn't feel clean enough to use. Many of the dishes in the cupboards were still dirty. The hardwood floors were sticky. And the linens all smelled like mold (probably because the dryer in the house was broken - we had to use the nearby laundromat instead). The weird thing is that the owners were obsessed with keeping the stove-top clean, and insisted that we clean it with a special solution every-time we used it. Very odd.
I could go on and on, but, because of all of these issues, little things like the fact that the house gets great light during the day, or that the internet was excruciatingly slow, didn't really matter. We just never felt comfortable or happy in the house. The owners were nice and did respond to major issues (like the leaking shower in the master bedroom) in a timely manner. But, overall, I would not want to stay in a place like this again.
I feel honored to be an Airbnb member and also glad that a professional Airbnb photographer took pictures of my home because they show my home as it really is: spotless, clean, cozy, full of light, with a sunroom with tropical plants, and souvenirs from places around the world I have the privilege to travel to.
In order to offer a pleasant, comfortable and enjoyable stay to my guests (serious professionals from different parts of the world doing scientific research at Cornell University, and respectful, proud parents who wanted to visit their children studying or graduating from Ithaca College or Cornell), my home is professionally cleaned by Beth the day previous to the guests’ arrival, and in the case of long term rentals, the house is professionally cleaned again during the second week. This is free service for my respected guests, including David.
In the picture he posted on Airbnb he was holding a little child in his arms. Therefore, I made all necessary arrangements in the house to host a travelling family with a child.
As an example of my willingness to always try to accommodate to the particular needs of my guests, I agreed to satisfy David’s requests. I made a special offer with 40% reduction of the total rental price and installed expensive Sears central air conditioning, mainly because supposedly they were a family travelling with a little child.
Needless to say that now I have to pay an also expensive bill because despite of all my good will the central air conditioning was used carelessly, and fix many other things that were misused, buy a new dryer, and hopefully find all the decoration things that are out of sight at the moment. They have a very important sentimental value to our family.
As an honest member of Airbnb community, for all the reasons mentioned above I would not recommend David as a guest. It is not worth the emotional effort you have to put into it, and a waste of time and money.
My wife and I, as well as my wife's parents traveled to Ithaca to attend my daughter's graduation from Ithaca College. We stayed at Miguel's beautiful home during this time, and were positively delighted with our stay! The house is open, airy, and spacious with wood floors throughout. Miguel has decorated his home with many fascinating items from his world travels, and we found all the comforts of home. We took advantage of the fully equipped kitchen to cook several meals, and were able to enjoy our meals together around the large dining room table. We quickly came to feel like Miguel's house was more than just a place to stay, but "home.". The house is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and has a relaxing sunroom and a large backyard.
We had the opportunity to meet Miguel several times during our stay. Miguel was welcoming, charming, as well as interesting and fun to talk with.
All in all, we had an outstanding time staying at Miguel's, and would unequivocally recommend it to others planning a trip to Ithaca.
We enjoyed our stay in Ithaca! The home is very nice, clean and comfortable - comfortable beds and living areas. Miguel was a kind host and made us feel very welcome. We especially enjoyed the visit by two deer in the back yard one late afternoon! We would be pleased to stay here again on a future trip.
The reservation was canceled 34 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Comfortable beds but could have been cleaner. It felt lived in; not prepared for paying guests.