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Olenka Bethe

Member since: 2013
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Speaks english, german, spanish, swedish, danish, norwegian

Stunningly Restored 2Bdrm Apt.102 Private Terrace & BBQ - Superb 3 Bedroom Apartment 103

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this Montevideo holiday apartment

Fabulous loft, 2 bedroom, 2 full baths, Private Terrace & Barbeque

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.

You will have 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. 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, and wifi service and direct TV.

The apartment host 4 guests, additional guests costs: LOW 10USD 1 EXTRA GUEST /20USD 2 EXTRA GUESTS HIGH 20USD 1ST EXTRA GUEST/ 40USD 2 EXTRA GUESTS.

You also have a private terrace with a barbeque grill. WiFi, Cable, and 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 8,50pesos (apprix (27cents US currency) will give you the consumption ( average is about 3-7 usd a day according to degree of eco friendly usage.

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 our guests during their stay. 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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Details for Superb 3 Bedroom Apartment 103 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

This unique apartment is part of a 4 temporary rent complex with private terraces and barbeque grill for each unit. This architectural gem has been fully restored three years ago, maintain it early 20th Century tectonic charm as well. Our offices are on the ground floor of the building, in order to assist our guests during their stay.

This newly renovated 20th-Century building, located in the heart of the Mercado del Puerto a block away from Buque Bus, it is a home away from home. This loft apartment consists of 127sqmts indoor space, 31mt2 balconies and 65sqmts of unique roof top terrace. Our apartment consists of two bedroom suites full queen size beds, two private bathrooms with bidets and shower/tub combos. A third bedroom that opens out to the loft space overlooking the living room, a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, 2 living room areas. Equipped with , WiFi, cable,alarm and much more. All utility expenses are included, and a weekly cleaning,except electrical expense which is

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Olenka Bethe (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks english, german, spanish, swedish, danish, norwegian

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 Uruguay

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.


based on 5 traveller reviews

Superb 3 Bedroom Apartment 103
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews

Great apartment for 4 people

  • 3 of 5

The apartment is spacious, clean and well furnished. We had pretty much everything we needed. The downstairs bedroom had a couple of odd furniture pieces, but overall the design was tasteful as well as functional. The only thing I didn't care for too much was the noise from the refrigerator (only when the motor switched on from time and time) and the horrendous high pitched noise from the washing machine on the spin cycle. Otherwise, we thoroughly enjoyed our entire stay here and where it was located. I'd also like to point out what a pleasure it was working with Sandra. She was so accommodating and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this property it really felt like home, we had everything we needed, no problems at all, located in a centric place, will sure booked this property for our next vacaction in Montevideo, thanks so much Sandra for all the help!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It is a wonderful home away from home, very modern

  • 5 of 5

The apt is spacious and clean, the kitchen modern and well equipped. We have had many home cooked meals and the opportunity to relax after our working day in Montevideo. I appreciate the helpful staff and central location. I would like to return and stay here again.

Thank you for hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for your kind words, and know that we were able to help assure your stay was a wonderful one. We as expats ourselves strive to share Montevideo treasures with our guests, to assure that one doesn't miss out! Looking forward to hosting you once again on your next trip. Best Wishes and great travels Olenka & Jesper
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Excellent property in Old City of Montevideo

  • 4 of 5

Excellent property, well-maintained with very friendly weekly maid service. Utilities functioned well and the decor was tasteful and amiable. Four star rather than five due to the location, although the condition of the neighborhood is the fault of the city government. The Old City has, however its own charm. One need only be attentive evenings as is the case in most any city. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stefan, We are very happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for your words of advice on the Old City, we are happy to say the addition of cameras in the heritage quarters has helped a lot, and the awareness of the neighbors who are constantly putting there foot down and putting pressure on the government to keep our streets safe does not cease. The process of restoration and revitalization is a long and arduous, but the rewards are priceless, restoring 100s of years of history, enjoying the hustle and bustle of the artisans and artist that thrive in the neighborhood, the mix of o locals and tourists throughout the pedestrian streets of the downtown of Montevideo is a gem in its own. And not to forget the architectural treasures, museums, cathedrals, etc. Hope to enjoy your company once again in the coming year. Best Wishes Olenka
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  • 5 of 5

SrªOlenka e Sr.Jesper

Quero agradecer a excelente recepção que minha família e eu tivemos, durante os dias 30/04 a 19/05, no apartamento em MonteVideo. O imóvel possui uma estrutura deslumbrante com estilo clássico e confortável, culminando para o conforto de toda minha família. A localização do apartamento fica em um bairro portuário, totalmente revitalizado e com ótimo esquema de segurança, com proximidade ao Mercado do Porto, no bairro Ciudad Vieja onde se respira historia, o sistema de transporte é de excelente qualidade. Além de toda a comodidade do imóvel, quero agradecer ao funcionário Patrick que efetuou com maestria todos os serviços solicitados. Obrigado pela simpatia, honestidade e prestação de serviço. Em breve voltaremos.

Abraços carinhosos.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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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


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment Montevideo, Uruguay

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season Dec 2016
1 Dec 2016 - 9 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
High Season December 2016
10 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
20 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season Summer 2017
3 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season March 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 15 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter 2017
5 Apr 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$394
Cleaning Fee A$33

There is an adiditonal 10USD low season/30USD high season per extra person apartment is priced for 4 people and can receive up to 6 people, first person 10/30USD additional per day, and if 6 people booking and extra 15/50USD per day for both additional guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for Superb 3 Bedroom Apartment 103 in Montevideo

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
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 ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
  • Full Bathroom, tub and shower, videt, toilet, heart pine counter top sink, and wall to wall mirror.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Queen size boxsprng bed could be separated into two singles
  • Two Bedrooms, one master bedroom suite, second bedroom with bathroom beside it. Both with walk in closet or wall to wall closet space. Third bedroom optional for 5th person with an extra cost of 30USD.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • 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
All costs are included except for electricity, to be charged upon check out in cash according to usage. There is a late check in/out fee or weekend check in or check out for 30USD that we would need to pay our staff to come after office hours. Cancellation policy is a 50% refund with a two week notice prior to check in date, after that there is no refund for cancellations

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