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Cheerful Apartment in the Historic Center, just steps away from the Cathedral!

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
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This gorgeous stone house is located in the historic core of Santiago de Compostela (declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site), on a lovely pedestrian street just a 2 minute walk from the famous Cathedral of St. James. The house has been in the family for generations and has been carefully renovated in keeping with its original charm. This spacious apartment (45m2) is located on the first floor (no elevator but only 15 steps up) and consists of an all-new fully equipped eat-in kitchen with dining table for 4 people, bathroom including bathtub/shower, and a hallway with exposed stone work leading to the spacious joint living room / bedroom. It has a queen size bed as well as a queen sofa-bed to accommodate 4 people comfortably. Exposed stone and hardwood floors extend throughout the hou...This gorgeous stone house is located in the historic core of Santiago de Compostela (declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site), on a lovely pedestrian street just a 2 minute walk from the famous Cathedral of St. James. The house has been in the family for generations and has been carefully renovated in keeping with its original charm. This spacious apartment (45m2) is located on the first floor (no elevator but only 15 steps up) and consists of an all-new fully equipped eat-in kitchen with dining table for 4 people, bathroom including bathtub/shower, and a hallway with exposed stone work leading to the spacious joint living room / bedroom. It has a queen size bed as well as a queen sofa-bed to accommodate 4 people comfortably. Exposed stone and hardwood floors extend throughout the house. The joint living room / bedroom area has newly installed sound proof windows. Situated in the heart of the monumental district on the lively Rua Nova – just step outside the house and you will be enveloped in the history of the city. Follow the way of St. James to its final destination: the renowned pilgrimage site of the Catedral de Santiago. Wander the lively stone streets under arcades and through enchanting passageways, through beautiful parks and secluded cloisters, to discover the many wonders of the city. As you go for a stroll you can enjoy typical music of the region offered by musicians on the surrounding streets and plazas. An amazing array of restaurants, cafes, shops, bars, museums, markets are just outside the door! And if you fancy a day trip, Galicia offers destinations galore: from exploring big cities and charming towns, to trekking through mountain trails and virgin forests, visiting solitary lighthouses atop dramatic sea-side cliffs or soaking in the sun on the coast's unspoilt beaches – you can have it all within a half hour's ride. If you're driving, there's a public parking garage just 2 minutes' walk from the house under the Plaza de Galicia. Guests at the apartment will enjoy all the amenities, including HDTV, wireless internet access (WiFi) and a new heating / air conditioning system. They will find the kitchen stocked with all the cookware, cutlery, etc needed for preparing home-cooked meals, along with a range, refrigerator, microwave, coffee machine, toaster and a clothes-washing machine. Bedding, linens and towels are provided. Spanish, English, German, Slovene and some French are spoken - and all inquiries are welcome! *********************************************************** Esta hermosa casa de piedra se encuentra en el centro histórico de Santiago de Compostela (declarado Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO), en una calle peatonal a pocos pasos de la famosa Catedral de Santiago. La casa lleva muchas generaciones siendo de la familia, y ha sido cuidadosamente restaurada manteniendo su encanto original. Este apartamento (45m2) se encuentra en el primer piso (sin ascensor, pero sólo 15 escalones) y cuenta con una cocina nueva completamente equipada con mesa para 4 comensales, cuarto de baño (con bañera / ducha) y un pasillo con piedra a la vista que lleva al amplio salon / dormitorio. Tiene una cama matrimonial (200x160) y un sofá-cama (200x160) para acomodar a 4 personas cómodamente. Los huéspedes del apartamento disfrutaran de todas las comodidades, incluyendo HDTV, internet inalámbrico (WiFi), y un nuevo sistema de calefaccion / aire acondicionado. La cocina esta equipada con todos los utensilios, cubiertos, etc necesarios para poder cocinar, junto con placa de gas, nevera, cafetera, tostadora, microondas y lavadora. Situado en el corazón de la zona monumental, en la animada Rua Nova - asomese a la calle para sumarse al encanto de la ciudad. Siga el camino de Santiago a su destino final: el famoso lugar de peregrinación de la Catedral de Santiago. Pasee por las calles de piedra bajo los arcos y por callejones estrechos, a través de hermosos parques y claustros, para descubrir las maravillas de la ciudad. Podra disfrutar de música típica de la región gracias a los músicos que abundan en las calles y plazas de los alrededores. Una increíble variedad de restaurantes, cafeterías, bares, tiendas, museos, mercados están justo al lado de la casa! Y si le apetece hacer una excursion, Galicia ofrece destinos en abundancia: puede explorar las grandes ciudades y pequenos pueblos encantadores, hacer senderismo por los montes y bosques autoctonos, visitar faros solitarios junto al mar o tomar el sol en las playas vírgenes de la costa - todo lo tendra a facil alcance! Si viene en coche, hay un parking publico a sólo 2 minutos del apartamento, debajo de la Plaza de Galicia. More
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Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
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Listed Since:May 2015
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This apartment is in one of the most beautiful streets in Santiago with easy access to the cathedral and other churches, restaurants and the Abastos Market. It is round the corner from the Tourist Information Centre in Rua di Vilar whether they provide an excellent...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank AnnHRA
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I stayed with my husband in this lovely apartment for almost a week. We felt home right away. You couldn't find a place more central in the beautiful old town of Santiago de Compostela. Great Restaurants and Cafes are just around the corner and the...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank syl455
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Reviewed 23 June 2018
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Date of stay: June 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
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Cable/satellite TV
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Microwave
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About the neighbourhood
The home is located within the UNESCO world heritage historic core of Santiago de Compostela, with the house itself being on the list of protected historic buildings. All of the sights of Santiago are within an easy walk of the home, especially the Cathedral which is just a few minutes away. A supermarket is just around the corner and you can take your pick among a multitude of amazing restaurants, cafes, bars and shops in the area immediately surrounding the home.
Getting around
The best way to get around Santiago is to walk, and from the home everything is within easy reach. For trips further afield, you can catch a train from the station just 12-15 minutes walk from home. If you have a car, parking is available just 200 meters from the home below the Plaza de Galicia.
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