Escalera a la azotea / Stairway to roof terrace / Escalier a la terrace

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds

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About this listing

Lovely room with private bath, in architectural gem of a private home. Various sunny terraces with panoramic views of the beautiful City of Guanajuato. Kitchen privileges.

The space

If you like what you see here but the calendar is full, please check out the other spaces available in this House of the Well: there is another adorable room with private bath; as well as the studio apartment!

PLEASE NOTE that to arrive here one must walk: either one walks up or one walks down, but walk one must. If you have any issues with stairs, either up or down, please seek other accommodations.

Lovely room with private bath, in an architectural gem of a private home. Kitchen privileges. Various sunny terraces with panoramic views of the beautiful City of Guanajuato. The only off-limits part of the house is the music room which is my workspace.

The room has two single beds which together form a queen-size bed, so that it works for a couple, for two friends travelling together, or for a single individual.

Guest access

Most important of all, the great common area of the city of Guanajuato and its cultural offering, astounding for a city of this size (population ca. 175,000). Between book presentations, art openings, the university’s Cine-Club, poetry readings, concerts, and lectures on various topics, one could be occupied five nights out of seven, and two or three afternoons. Doesn’t leave much time to enjoy the increasing number of good restaurants here!

Here in the house, you are warmly invited to come up to the roof-terrace where the sun hits first in the morning; and to enjoy the sunset with a glass of something. In reality, all the public spaces in this house are here to be enjoyed: the azotea, the central patio, the little north patio with the laundry.
And of course, if there’s a house-concert here in the Casa del Pozo, you are warmly invited!
CLEANING: Weekly cleaning is included in your rent. If you’d like Sra Yolanda to come in and tidy up in between times, the cost is 100 pesos per cleaning.

Interaction with guests

This is the home of a working artist. I share this space with my guests, however short or long their stay here may be. If I am here, I am as available as my work permits. And as always, if there is a concert here in this House of the Well, my guests are cordially invited!

Other things to note

I love this city very much – even knowing as I do that we have a lot of things to improve here, I love it very much. And I want the people who come here to visit, whether for three days or three months, to also have affection for it.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 11AM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: 8 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: 10
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 11AM

1. Dos amigables perras y un gato también viven aquí, de allí "no mascotas". (Sin embargo los míos no son permitidos en las recámaras.) 2. Favor de fumar sólo afuera. 3. ¡Cuidar bien la batería de cocina como cuchillos y cazuelas por favor! 4. Favor de arreglar su llegada de antemano para que yo o un conocido le encuentre y le lleve a la casa; Se le puede recoger en el aeropuerto (US$50) o la central de autobuses (US$15).

1. Two friendly dogs and a cat also live here, thus my "no pets" request. (In any case they are not allowed in the bedrooms.) 2. Smoking OK but only outside, please. 3. Take good care of kitchen equipment like good knives and pots! 4. Please make advance arrangements so that I or someone else may meet you and bring you here -- airport pickup available US$50, bus terminal US$15.



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2 nights minimum stay

166 Reviews

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Kelly User Profile
July 2017
It is magical and unconventional, two things I require when traveling. I loved it all. It's not for people who have walking trouble, or for people who enjoy a more conventional travel experience (it's not a conventional hotel in the middle of a tourist district next to a Starbucks). And the only way in is to hike a bit up the hill - but I find this wonderful. A little oasis in the city. Can't wait to come back!

Don User Profile
June 2017
My Stay in Guanajuato with Ana was most memorable and one of the nicest places I have stayed. As Ana notes in her description her casa is perched just above the city center a very quick but elevated walk to centro. The upshot is not just proximity but a stunning view overlooking this beautiful city. The dormitorio was wonderful with a vaulted brick ceiling and interesting art and very comfortable. But aside from the location, views and decor was Ana and her Perros (all of whom I miss!). Unlike any other home I have stayed in I was fortunate enough to stay while Ana gave a piano recital for a small audience in preparation for a larger concert she would be performing in the coming weeks. A program of contemporary female classical composers, her performances and the pieces all amazing. A magical evening. A great stay. Location notes: I would forgo the Museo de la Momias (really underwhelming) and also the temple at Valenciana if you have seen many other Iglesias. Plenty to see in centro and if a coffee seeker the famous Cafe Tal and also Cafe Conquistador near the Diego Rivera house museo. I look forward to returning.

Molly User Profile
April 2017
Ana is the most wonderful, kind and friendly host I've ever met! On the first day, she walked around with us, showing the way to the centre of the city and having a little orientation. Her house is beautiful and her little two cute dogs are very friendly! Seeing how Ana love her dogs remains me of my dog. It was a peaceful moment when you sit on the roof, listening to Ana playing piano. Also, if you take flight to Leon and need to have someone pick you up at the airport, choose Ramiro to pick you up, a funny guy who can carry your luggage directly to Ana's house. I will definitely come back to the city and visit Ana again! Best

Rosalba User Profile
April 2017
If you stay at Ana's home you will not be disappointed, its a hidden gem in this magical city of Guanajuato. if you like the terrace view , wait until you see it in person. The panoramic view is breathtaking both day and night. Wish we could have stayed longer at her place. It was a last minute trip and our first time booking with Air b&b. Our host Ana made it a positive experience, she was prompt in answering all our questions and communicating all the information needed prior to our arrival. If this is your first time visiting Guanajuato , we strongly suggest having Ana's driver pick you up. Her home is about a 10 minute walk to the city center and many historical sites. If you want to experience the culture, beautiful architecture and the best panoramic view we suggest staying at Ana's home.

Deborah User Profile
March 2017
This was my first trip to Guanajuato and Ana made my stay very special. She took the time to show me her favorite cafe's, walking to town (lots of steps!!), and helped arrange for a driver from the airport to her home. She is absolutely the best host I have ever had. The bedrooms are apart from the main house so there is a lot of privacy. She has two sweet dogs and a rooftop patio with views of the city that are outstanding. But the best surprise was listening to her play the piano as she rehearsed for an upcoming concert tour. A brilliant, creative woman and world class pianist. She made my first trip to Guanajuato absolutely beyond expectations.

Wayne User Profile
March 2017
Ana is a great host with a comfy home that has amazing views. Her pets are the sweetest, and piano music is wonderful. Just minutes away from the fun and busy parts of Guanajuato, Ana's home is a great place to stay in this fantastic city. Enjoy the patio view with morning coffee or an evening glass of wine. If you are lucky, Ana will join you.

Kenneth User Profile
February 2017
This place was autentico the real deal It showed off the hand crafted quality of Mexico A memorable experience Ken and Margot
Ana User ProfileAna is a superhost.
Response from Ana:
Thank you so much for this lovely commentary! Come back soon!!
February 2017

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Guanajuato, MexicoJoined in July 2010
Ana User ProfileAna is a superhost.

Concertista de piano , radicada en Guanajuato , México . Concert pianist based in Guanajuato , México.

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