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Stunningly Restored 2Bdrm Apt.102 Private Terrace & BBQ - Heritage Lofts 2bdrm Apt105

Bedrooms 2
Space 103 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights



Heritage Lofts 2bdrm Apt105

A fantastic two floor apartment, two bedroom, two full bathrooms, high ceilings in an ample living room and dining room, a family room spilling on to the loft area, fully equipped multimedia, fully equipped kitchen, with top of the line kitchen appliances, washer and dryer. Two balconies that open out to Colon Street, plus 95 mts2 of Private Terrace, with water port views and a full barbecue to enjoy cool outdoor evening dinners. This unique contemporary lofts lies within a early 19th century neoclassical building, with high ceilings, majestic marble staircase, roofs a la portena y bovedilla.

Within the building there are three other fully furnished apartments, high end with our staff to care for our guests needs.

The building is in the heart of the port market, a block from buque bus. This unique peninsula has the highest concentration of museums, art galleries, fresh fruit markets, bakeries, local butcher,etc..

Our offices are on the ground floor of the building to assist our guests

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About the property

High End Fully Restored Apts.

This newly renovated 19th-Century building, located near Mercado del Puerto and Buquebus, will feel like home.

The apartment is a two level loft space. There is a full kitchen, bright and luminous dining room and living room and 1 private bathroom, along with a huge bedroom on with a walk in closet and a private bathroom, with bidets and shower/tub combos on the first floor. There is a master bedroom with queen size bed with a private full bathroom, bidet, shower tub combo, and a third bedroom with two single beds in a mezzanine over looking the living room on the second floor.The apartment is fully furnished and equipped has a full laundry (washing machine and dryer as well terrace for hanging clothes). Its serviced with an alarm, fiber optics internet, wifi and direct TV.

The apartment host 4 guests, additional guests costs: LOW SEASON 10USD 1 EXTRA GUEST /20USD 2 EXTRA GUESTS


You also have a private terrace with a barbeque grill. The apartment is serviced with WiFi, Cable, alarm, water and electricity , all costs included except for electricity to be paid at time of check out according to consumption. There is a electrical meter for every apartment, upon check in we register reading and at time of chekc out, according to kilowatts consumed x 9,50pesos (apprix (27cents US currency) will give you the consumption ( average is about 2-4usd a day usd . As long as you do not use AC 24hrs.

Once a week two hour cleaning is included in price.

Our modernly furnished apartment will provide you with a comfortable place to relax when you are not out exploring the highlights of the Old City such as an art exhibit at the Banco Republica building, a bottomless meal at Mercado del Puerto or taking a walk on the Rambla.

We will provide you with information about the most popular attractions, phone numbers, maps and a few special surprises. You will be within walking distance to some of the best restaurants in Uruguay with chefs who trained in France, Michelin-starred restaurants in Spain and other top food cities across the globe. You will also be close to most of the top attractions in Montevideo.

Our offices are on the ground floor of this beautifully restored 4 temporary rent apartment building. in order to assist you in case if an emergency . We have a facebook page where we post daily events, favorite restaurants art galleries, etc... Please visit our page and let us know your thoughts.

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Olenka Bethe
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, german, spanish, portuguese, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

About Olenka Bethe

I am a new Yorker, married to a Dane, as architect and enterpreneur both of us fell in love with the heritage quarters of Montevideo, and envisioned the development and restoration of this unique peninsula, we have brought in an array of investors and have restored abandoned buildings and brought them back to life, from the purchase of the building, set up of corporate companies, design and restoration and comercialization of the buildings themselves, we personally are involved in every step of the investment to garantee our investors the projected returns. And as we always put our money where our mouth is, we decided to buy and invest in this unique early 20th century building, we have fully restored it, turning it into a high end temporary rent apartments with and our office on the ground floor.

Both my husband and I have been expats in different parts ofthe world, and our mission is to breach the distance between our guests wishes and needs and the local culture, in order to garantee our guests a unique experience and discover all the treasure Uruguay has to offer.

I was born and raised in New York, USA but have been living in South America for the last 25 years, and as an architect my pasion is to restore the architectural gems found in my path, and transform this once abandond building into a contemporary space embraced within this unique early 20th century architecture.

Olenka Bethe purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Olenka Bethe chose Ciudad Vieja

This apartment not only is unique in its location, or its contemporary interiors and high end design, but it also has plenty of outdoors spaces, a common patio brings all tenants together where one can enjoy company of other travels who have common interests, and great tips. We are comitted 100% to the needs fo our guests, we have our offices on the ground floor, and have profesionals that work to perfect the experience.

What makes this apartment unique

We are comitted 100% to the needs fo our guests, Our offices are on the ground floor of our four fully furnished two bedroom apartments, so we can be available to cover the needs of our guests. We have a section with a huge array of brochures and services that can make your stay even better.

There is also a business center 5USD per hour/1USD per print with internet conection in th event you need to do some work.

We rent out phones 10USD per visit + the amount of USD for the minutes you would like to charge,(pay as you go).

We have various alliances with local services, such as drivers, tourist guides, bike rental companies, parking garages, etc, that allow us to offer special rates to our guests and assure to maximize the experience here in Montevideo.

There is a private terrace for each apartment with its own barbeque, so one can experiment the traditional Uruguayan parrilla, or share a barbeque with your neighbors, and make it a special evening, wining and dining with fantastic port views.


Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Kilometres
Es Mercat
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Kilometres
Buquebus bus to Argentina
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Club del Golf
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Route 1 to Colonia and Route 5 the wine route
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Kilometres
Es Mercat
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
River beach Parque Rodo
Car: not necessary

The Heritage Quarters of Montevideo is flooded with tourists for its pedestrian friendly streets, it's unique architectural gems at the corner of every street from early 20th century cathedrals, apartment buildings to late 19th century houses. One is sumerged into the local vibe, it's culture, tastes, and sounds surround you constantly from the unique vibe of the Port market where thee are over 30 pariilla restaurants all under the roof of a late 19th century English industrial edifice, the scents sounds and flavors are so unique your mouth will water every time you think about your scrumcious lunch you had at the bar of Palenque, best spot , frontline to be spoiled by the parilleros, caretakers of the exquisite meats slowing brazing on the grill. The highest concentration of musuems are located in the Casco Antiguo all at walking distance for this peninsula is no more than 7 blocks wide and approx 14 blocks long flooded with pedestrian streets that are flanked with gourmet delights, shop till you drop....and enjoy the beautiful weather Montevideo enjoys 9 months of the year approximately.

Our favorite restaurants are Jacinto (Sarandi y Alzaibar), el Estrecho ( Sarandi y misiones) Es Mercat (colon y piedras) FOC ( 25 de Mayo ) Afternoon tea at Sinestesia, great musuems, MAPI (25 de Mayo y colon) Museo del carnaval,Museo Naval (rincon y misiones) Museo La Muralla, etc.

One cannot get lost for the main pedestrian street a must do runs from one end of the peninsula to Plaza Independencia. For opera and ballet lovers one finds the two most important theaters, Teatre Spdre with a magnifique orchestra director El Maestro Stefan Lano, and Teatro Solis.

El Patrimonio Antiguo de Montevideo está inundado de turistas por sus calles peatonales, de joyas arquitectónicas únicas en la esquina de todas las calles, de las catedrales de principios del siglo XX, de edificios, casas y apartamentos de finales del siglo XIX. Uno se sumerge en el ambiente local, en la cultura, los gustos y sonidos que rodean constantemente desde el ambiente único del mercado portuario donde son más de 30 restaurantes, todos bajo el techo de un edificio industrial Inglés de finales del siglo XIX, los sonidos, aromas y sabores son tan únicos que su boca le saldrá agua cada vez que piense en el almuerzo que tenía en el bar de Palenque, el mejor lugar, la línea de frente para ser echado a perder por los parrilleros, cuidadores de las carnes exquisitas frenando la brasería en la parrilla. La mayor concentración de museos se encuentran en el Casco Antiguo a poca distancia de esta península no es más de 7 cuadras de ancho y aproximadamente 14 bloques de largo inundado con calles peatonales que están flanqueadas con delicias gourmet y tiendas, además de disfrutar del hermoso clima Montevideo que dura aproximadamente 9 meses del año.

Nuestros restaurantes favoritos son Jacinto (Sarandí y Alzaibar), el Estrecho (Sarandí y Misiones) Es Mercat (Colón y Piedras) FOC (25 de Mayo) Té de la tarde en Sinestesia, grandes museos, MAPI (25 de Mayo y Colón) Museo del Carnaval, Museo Naval (Rincón y Misiones) Museo La Muralla, etc.

Es imposible perderse en Ciudad Vieja, la calle peatonal principal va de un extremo de la península a Plaza Independencia. Para los amantes de la ópera y el ballet se encuentran los dos teatros más importantes, el Teatre Sodre con un magnífico director de orquesta El Maestro Stefan Lano y Teatro Solís.

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Security deposit 300USD may be paid at time of booking through paypal or in cash at time of checkout .All cost are included except for electricity that needs to be paid at time of check out according to consumption.There is a 30USD after office hours or weekend check in/out,or holidays.
Cancel policy is a 50% reimbursement as long as the cancellation is carried out 2 weeks prior dates of stay.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Ciudad Vieja, Uruguay

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 103 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • City Centre
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
  • The two bathrooms are complete with a large bathtub, heart pine counter top, full size mirror, bidet and toilette. Vanity area prívate sepárate from showed and toilet and videt area.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Box spring queen size matress/
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • Upstairs & Downstairs bedrooms, consists of a queen size bed, wall to wall closets. it is ample and very luminous, window opens out to an internal patio. Each bedroom has a full bathroom.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Heritage Lofts 2bdrm Apt105
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

Sharp design, modern conveniences in the heart of MVD

  • 4 of 5

If you're looking for a base from which to explore Montevideo on foot or bike, and appreciate good design and modern conveniences, you'll enjoy calling Urban Heritage lofts home in the city. All up front arrangements were prompt, clear and informative. The location is in the historical core, walking distance to most of MVD's cultural sites...which are extensive. Around the corner are excellent restaurants, convenient neighborhood markets, galleries and museums and Olenke and her staff have excellent recommendations and advice and were very helpful in making arrangements. We were three adults staying 4 days/3 nights in mid February. The high ceilinged 2-ensuite loft was beautifully appointed in terms of the modern furniture, fixtures and original art which you can see in the photos. The units are equipped with security alarm systems, AC, safe and TV. The kitchen equipment was sufficient but a step below the appointments of the rest of the unit in terms of quality. Based on the myriad good restaurants in walking distance and the quality of food in general, I'm sure the kitchens don't get the highest use, so acceptable. I didn't notice any outside noise while sleeping and the bedrooms in the front units are at the back, and the beds and bedding were very comfortable. Two elements which wouldn't deter me from staying here again, but were oddities were that I couldn't pay with credit card (PayPal or wiring funds) and we had to pay at the end for the electricity used--that was $40 for four days based on the readout on the meter. Uruguay can be quite expensive so I think this is a sign of that. We didn't change the settings on the AC units and were plenty comfortable and just cooked with electric stove to boil some eggs/water and charged devices. Overall, a great stay I would gladly recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: 01/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

Stayed 3 nights in Apt 102. You are in a fantastic location in the old city. You are an easy walk to numerous restaurants and sites. If you arrive via the buquebus ferry from Buenos Aires you are an easy 5 minute walk to the apartment. The unit is impeccably cleaned and maintained and the owners and their representative (Sandra) are fantastic to work with both while you are booking and while you are staying there. Made some great recommendations on things to do and places to go and facilitated booking some tours, the vineyard tour they recommend is well worth the day. If you are looking for a great base to explore Montevideo from look no further than here.

  • Review Submitted: 05/12/2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Week.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week at your great apartment. The location allowed us to walk to so many great sites and restaurants. Having the grocery store around the corner was a huge plus too. The comfort of having Sandra downstairs for help and suggestions was invaluable. She is a real gem. We will look forward to returning. Thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: 11/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un lugar unico

  • 5 of 5

Todo perfecto muy lindo apartamento, super luminoso y completamente equipado. La ubcacion es muy buena a mts del Mercado del puerto y de las paradas de omnibus. Es un lugar para recomendar y que volveria a elegir. Olenka y Jesper excelentes anfitriones.

  • Review Submitted: 03/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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very nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

clean apartment, comfy beds, no noise, would be nice if a kitchen fan was present for cooking, customer service was 5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: 15/12/2014
  • Date of Stay: November 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Muy lindo apartamento y excelente atención

  • 5 of 5

El apartamento es parte de una casa antigua remodelada con buen gusto y todo lo necesario. La atención de Olenka y Jesper es excelente. Pasamos unos días muy lindos y nos gustó mucho la ciudad. Es para recomendar, sin duda cuando volvamos a Montevideo eligiremos este lugar nuevamente.

  • Review Submitted: 09/11/2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Estimado Miguel, Ha sido un gusto recibirlos, nuestra misión es poder asistir a nuestros huéspedes a descubrir los tesoros que este rincón histórico de Montevideo tiene para ofrecer, y nos alegra mucho que pudimos acompañarlos durante su estadía. Los esperamos en su próximo viaje. Cariños Olenka & Jesper
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