"Santa Cecilia", Ronda
holiday rental, guestbook
October 2012, Hazel Kenny:
"Thank you for a lovely stay in your apartment which was in a great
location, we had a truly wonderful time and the weather was very hot
some days so the terrace came in handy. Hopefully I have improved my
Spanish with the help of Maddy across the road! We hope to return
again. I did buy a hairdryer and I have put it in the drawer in the
dining room - there is really no need to reimburse it was only a few
Euros. Thanks again."
'The apartment was great. It was very roomy and in perfect
condition. The location was perfect, very central, and the apartment
had everything we needed. I would recommend it to anyone.
Ronda is a beautiful town and this was the perfect place to stay
while we were there. The shops, bars and restaurants on the street
were good and offered a wide variety. And since everything in the
town is within walking distance you really are spoiled for choice.
Best holiday accommodation I have ever had."
"Just wanted to email to say we had a
lovely time in Ronda staying at your apartment. The location was
perfect, and it was lovely to experience 'proper' Spain on our
holiday. The views are stunning from the roof terrace and we spent
lots of time up there relaxing and taking in the spectacular
scenery. Many thanks, Sarah and Kev"
"My wife and I stayed at the Santa
Cecilia apartment for 5 days at the end of May, and thoroughly
enjoyed it. The apartment is very centrally located, just minutes
from the main shopping street, and literally just across the road
from a handy little food store. The apartment is very spacious, and
is pleasantly cool with shutters on the windows. Views from the
windows look down onto a busy little road, and then over open
countryside. The kitchen is very well equipped, and we found it easy
to cook up pasta dishes, served in the stylish dining room. Ronda
itself was beautiful, and the gorge is even more impressive than
you'd imagine from the photos, and best appreciated by taking a
short walk down into the open countryside. We shall certainly
return, and have no hesitation in recommending the Santa Cecilia
apartment as a very good value and central base for exploration."
"The apartment is in an excellent location, very easy walk to
the main shopping area, or to the ones bridge and old town. The
little bakery directly opposite is a great source of pastries and
cookies, whereas for real food there are numerous restaurants and
cafes a stone's throw away. Though the apartment is facing the
street the road is fairly quiet, and at night there is typically
very little noise. The furnishings are good, bed and sofa bed
mattresses are fine, and the place is obviously well kept - though
it could use a new kettle (the existing one has an accumulation of
mineral salts, making any boiled water look milky). The only real
issue with the apartment is the air conditioning in the main bedroom
which has been poorly installed - the vent is blocked by the outside
blind, meaning the hot expelled air simply collects between the
blind and window, pretty much eliminating much of the air con
effect. The provided portable air con is much better but obviously
requires the window open. This wasn't a huge problem given the
temperatures we had in May, but June/July would be pretty
uncomfortable I think." NOTE FROM POSHGAFFS: This issue has now been
"The flat was clean and smart, the
location was near to the centre but not noisy. There
was a great bakers, fish mongers, bar and
friendly restaurant directly across the road.
The roof was great to sit on and eat in the sun, the views
were stunning. All four of us had a great
time, highly recommended. Easter is a great time to see and
experience the unusual Easter festivals and processions in Ronda
which occur with different flavours
through out Easter week. This
beautiful old town has fantastic views of the valley from the new
bridge as well as from the apartment roof.
There are many walks in the mountains and historic sites to
see including Neolithic cave drawings.
Ronda is a great place to stay for a short holiday and the smart,
clean, well situated apartment was great for 4 of us."