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Colonial Terrace Double Great apartment in 18th C Hacienda in the historic cente

Bedrooms 4
Space 145 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 connected apartments, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 kitchens in historic district

Beautiful apartments in a restored 18th Century building that was once a catholic spanish school for girls. Walking distance from all major sites (Bellas Artes, Zocalo, Cathedral, Templo Mayor, Palacio Nacional,Torre Latino, Museo San Ildefonso, National Museum of Art, post office, major markets, museums, and restaurants). Comes with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, and 2 living/dining rooms. Located on the terrace of the property (2nd floor so you will have to climb up a flight of stairs). Comes with internet, TV (netflix), and toiletries.

Check-in: after 2pm

Check-out: 12

Any check-in after 7pm we charge a $35-$45 usd fee that pays for airport pick up and the driver will do your check-in. The cost depends on size of car you will need for your group.

* As soon as you can, please send me your itinerary so we know what time to meet you at the building for check-in. Also, due to a new policy we are requiring that all guests arrive with an ID that matches the name on the card used to make the booking that we can photograph for our books.

More Details

Olivia Andrews
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2018

About Olivia Andrews

Hi! My name is Olivia Andrews. I moved to Mexico City from Charleston, South Carolina in 2007 and I have been a huge fan of the city ever since! My husband and I love to host travelers who share a passion for travel and we hope that by the end of your trip you will love Mexico City as much as we do!

Olivia Andrews purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Olivia Andrews chose Centro Histórico

One of may favorite hobbies is to discover the city and I love to just walk around and enter places just to see what is inside! I stumbled upon this property back in 2010 during one of my walks and when I saw the building I fell in love! We ended up buying 4 apartments! It took us a few years to restore them and convert them into our look and style but I am really happy with the result and we had so much fun doing it!

What makes this apartment unique

I work in real estate and I have been focusing on a project to change buildings into apartments so that more people can live in the historic center. When I found this building I knew it was a once in a lifetime because it is impossible to find an apartment in a historic property such as this that has been restored and made into apartments.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Centro Histórico, Central Mexico / Colonial Circuit

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 145 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , has tv with netflix
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , has tv with netflix
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services


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Colonial Terrace Double Great apartment in 18th C Hacienda in the historic cente
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews

Expensive, cold without much explanation about property functionalities.

  • 2 of 5

There was definitely a lack of information about this place. Temperature was around 2C during the night and 10C during the day. No heating at all. The site mentions up to 8 people - to keep us warm? Don't want to be so negative, Olivia was convenient and find us a chauffeur at 650 Pesos for the ride from the airport to her place. Standard rate is 350 Pesos. For sure we arrived after midnight...(after being stocked in Toronto for 12 hours). The place is safe ( 3 locks before entering into your place), well located in Centro Historica. Her suggestions about good food and visiting were great!

  • Submitted: 5-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. If you had contacted us about the cold we could have brought you more blankets and told you that the space heaters are located in the closet. The last week of January was unusually cold with two cold fronts coming in at the same time but we could have provided you with more space heaters if one did not suffice. The chauffer is more expensive then the taxi union at the airport since he waits for you at the terminal, speaks English, and is an architect who knows a lot about the city. I do not recommend to any of my clients the taxi union at the airport after numerous issues we had with them in the past with other clients (most of the times leaving them to walk with their luggage from many blocks away and lying saying that there are road blocks or a protest when there is not, they only want to save on gas and since its a "flate rate" they just get you close and drop you). I would also like to reiterate that I do not receive any money for the chauffer service it is just something we now recommend after having enough problems with the taxi union. I would have wished that you had approached me beforehand with this information since you had my cell, email, and home phone at hand and could have contacted me at anytime.
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Great for groups and exploring Centro

  • 5 of 5

This rental is spread across two apartments so great for allowing groups some privacy while being right next to each other. The terrace was a lovely place to listen to the city sounds by day and quiet hum by night. Olivia is an excellent and accomodating host.

  • Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well located, very clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Olivia has several apartments in this building and we rented three of them. They are all fantastic and so well located. If you are looking for a place to stay that's clean and easy to get to all the sites this is your best bet. Also there is plenty of areas to eat and safe to walk around Day and night and public transportation is right on the corner. We would come again.

  • Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly located in the heart of el Centro Historico and extremely comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Our group of six stayed in apartments 8 and 9 that share a lovely garden patio. The apartments had every amenity we needed, including bottled water, fresh towels and a nicely appointed kitchen. There was even a projector and video options that our young children really enjoyed in the evenings. Olivia responded very promptly to emails before we arrived and answered every question, she even helped schedule reliable and trustworthy transportation from the airport when we arrived. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: 14-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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colonial charms

  • 5 of 5

We enjoy our stay in this apartment with many colonial architectural charms. It's bright and tastefully decorated. Olivia is very accommodating and responds to all our requests promptly. We're always happy to return to our temporary "home" after a day's exploration in Mexico City.

  • Submitted: 16-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Mexico City

  • 4 of 5

My girlfriends and I had a wonderful stay! I would highly recommend this place to anyone willing to stay in a unique place with a great location in downtown Mexico City.

Great linens and bath towels.

The apartment was clean and Victor was very helpful!

  • Submitted: 17-May-2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Very close to Bellas Artes, Zocalo, Cathedral, Palacio Nacional, Torre Latino, Templo Mayor, and many museums and restaurants!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Centro Histórico, Central Mexico / Colonial Circuit

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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