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Room in a Courtyard House - 1918!

Private room
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
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2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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Have the unforgettable, first-hand experience of enjoying an authentic coutyard house, dating from 1918, located in Córdoba’s central old town. The "Patios" (Courtyards) have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO!

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 0 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 8PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%
Cancellation: Moderate
Weekend Price: £30 / night


The space

The Festival of Los Patios (La fiesta de los Patios de Córdoba) was declared to be Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2012. It was stated in the declaration itself that:

“A the beginning of May, and over the course of twelve days, The Festival of Los Patios takes place in Córdoba. Houses with courtyards are collective homes inhabited by several families or groups of individual homes which share a common courtyard and are located in the city’s old town. The courtyards are adorned with a myriad of different types of plants, which have been carefully and atractively arranged. […] The neighours, together with their families and friends, get together to decorate the courtyards which are turned into communal areas where everyone eats and drinks together. The Festival of Los Patios promotes the the courtyard as an intercultural meeting point and contributes to a way of sustainable collective living, which is based on establishing firm social connections and networks of solidarity and exchanges betweeen neighbours. This serves to stimulate both new knowledge and respect for nature.”

This is the spirit that inspires the project: restoring one of the Córdoba’s courtyard houses and turning it into an area for intercultural exchanges in the surroundings of a large amount of architectural and natural wealth by adding the option of being able to experience first hand the enjoyment of a 1916 Cordoban courtyard, well, it’s not an easy task ;) With your stay, you’ll help to contribute to this wonderful space’s conservation.

Guest access

During your stay, you’ll be able to enjoy the courtyard and terrace roof, which we're gradually restoring. You’ll also have access to other shared areas: a nice living room with a fireplacce and views of the courtyard, an extensive kitchen, a dining room for eight people and a fully-fitted bathroom.

Interaction with guests

If you require anything at all during your stay, all you need to do is get in touch with me or Marian.

The neighbourhood

Even though the house is from 1916, the first restoration works which were carried out by my father in 1969 turned up some remains which hint at the house being built on top of an older structure. Its location in Leiva Aguilar, the street in the old town which is mentioned in Paseos por Córdoba, a reference book written by Teodomiro Ramírez de Arellano in 1873 which summarises the history of the city and its streets, but also makes us realise that it forms part of the oldest urban fabric which is conserved to this day. It likely that the house was built according to a pre-existing structural plan.

In the pre-prepared (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) map you can see some shops where you can buy food as well as the carparks: (URL HIDDEN)

Córdoba is an extremely beautiful city and full of places to see, to walk along, excellent restaurants a many, many bars and pubs. I’ve also marked my favourite places, just in case you find it useful. Nevertheless, don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need any advice!

Getting around

The old town or the Judería (old Jewish district) is a labrinthe of different streets which is very easy to get lost in! A useful piece of advice for the Judería is that the downward sloping streets lead to the river and the Mezquita whereas as upward sloping streets lead to the centre. In our street it’s the same, if you go downhill, you’ll go towards the Mezquita and if you go uphill, you’ll go towards the centre.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 4PM - 8PM.

A mí me encanta viajar con Airbnb! Durante uno de mis viajes aprendí de un anfitrión una frase que refleja el espíritu de Airbnb: deja el lugar donde estés un poco mejor que como lo encontraste. Genial eh?!
Procura respetar las horas de silencio y descanso y si vas a organizar algo, coméntalo con el resto de compañeros de la casa o, lo que es mejor, invítalos! Siempre es gratificante compartir buenos ratos con gente de otros lugares y culturas ;)
Personally, I love travelling with Airbnb! During my travels I learnt a particular phrase from one of my hosts which reflects the spirit of Airbnb: leave the place where you were staying a little better than you found it. Great, eh?!
Make sure you keep the noise down during rest time and if you're going to organise anything make sure you share it with everyone else in the house. Better still, invite them! It's always gratifying to share good times with people from other places and cultures ;)
Moi-même, j'adore voyager avec Airbnb ! Au cours d'un de mes voyages, un hôte m'a appris une phrase qui reflète bien l'esprit d'Airbnb : merci de laisser cet endroit un peu meilleur que vous l'avez trouvé. Pas mal, non ?
Veillez à respecter les heures de silence et de repos et si vous organisez quelque chose, parlez-en aux autres résidents de la maison, ou encore mieux, invitez-les ! Il est toujours précieux de partager des bons moments avec des gens de lieux et de cultures différentes.
Ich liebe es, mit Airbnb zu reisen! Während einer meiner Reisen gab mir ein Gastgeber einen Satz mit auf den Weg, der den Geist von Airbnb widerspiegelt: Verlasse den Ort, den du besuchst, etwas besser als du ihn vorgefunden hast. Genial oder?!
Du solltest die Ruhezeiten achten und wenn du etwas planst, erzähle es doch den anderen Mitbewohnern im Haus, oder – noch besser – lade sie dazu ein! Es ist immer erfüllend, schöne Momente mit Menschen von anderen Orten und Kulturen zu teilen ;)
Io adoro viaggiare con Airbnb! Durante uno dei miei viaggi imparai da un anfitrione una frase che rispecchia lo spirito di Airbnb: lascia il luogo in cui sei stato un po' meglio di come l'hai trovato. Geniale, vero?!
Cerca di rispettare le ore di silenzio e di riposo e se vuoi organizzare qualcosa, parlane con gli altri coinquilini o, meglio ancora, invitali! È sempre piacevole condividere bei momenti con persone di altri luoghi e culture ;)

Safety features
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 5 nights.

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Julio & Marian

Julio & Marian

Córdoba, Spain · Joined in October 2014

Soy Arquitecto y soy de Córdoba, España, y viví en la casa de la que soy anfitrión desde que nací. Es una suerte y un privilegio haber podido disfrutar de tantos y tantos momentos en esta auténtica Casa Patio cordobesa de 1918. Además, aún estando en el Casco Histórico, el estar tan cerca del centro es una gran ventaja, pues todo está muy cerca! ;)
Me encanta viajar y, más aún, cuando lo hago a través de Airbnb. Con lo que más disfruto es con las habitaciones privadas en casas habitadas por más viajeros de diferentes países y culturas. Se viven experiencias inolvidables!
Mi lema cuando viajo lo aprendí de un fantástico anfitrión, Andrew Culatto: "Deja el lugar un poquito mejor de lo que lo encontraste...". Genial eh?!
Bueno, espero que os animéis a viajar a Córdoba, única ciudad del mundo con tres declaraciones de Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO: la Mezquita y el Casco Histórico y, como no, Los Patios Cordobeses (Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial), que podrás vivir en primera persona en mi casa ;)
Marian es encantador! Me ayuda con la casa, él es el que suele recibir a los huéspedes, aunque siempre que puedo, los recibo yo, pues me encanta contarles un poco de la historia de mi casa ;) Es super servicial, amable y siempre siempre está disponible para ayudar!

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