I stayed in this place for five nights, and I rented it based on the look of the place and a desire to check out Envigado. The apartment is quite large and nice, and the balcony in front is a very nice asset. There were some minor noise issues in the building but nothing of significance. The TV in the living room took some time to figure out (I think there were five remotes in the place) but I got there eventually, and I don't think the set in the bedroom worked at all (but I didn't make much effort on that). Wifi was okay, don't recall much about that either way.
The area was a pleasant surprise, I only had an inkling that this was a neighborhood featuring lots of nice restaurants, and I ate at several of them without disappointment. That there are so many places within a couple blocks didn't create any noise issues, as there aren't any bars or clubs, just restaurants which don't stay open too late. The place is kind of in the transitional zone between Poblado and old Envigado, just a couple blocks off of Ave. Poblado, with the downtown area within reasonable walking distance. Good location.
The place is rented out by Apartment Medellin, this was my second stay with them, and I'm not that much of a fan of their payment process, which basically requires one to stop by their office. Not a problem when staying in Poblado, but a trip I had to plan around staying in Envigado. And there was a bit of a confusing hassle regarding the availability time of the place - I told them of my arrival time when making the reservation, which was shortly after noon, and two days before arrival I was told check-in was at 4pm! Turned out there wasn't even anyone staying there the night before and the problem was averted, but it was more hassle and stress than necessary, especially at the last minute. They need to work the bugs out, especially for what seems to be a professional operation and with nice people.
But overall I was quite pleased with what was sort of a dry run for potentially moving to Medellin, which is a great city.
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