Hollywood Star House, Unparalleled Property Ground

From $533 / night

Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Hollywood Star House, Unparalleled Property Ground
7 bedrooms
14 guests
2 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 6.5
Sleeps: 14
Type: Villa
Per night: $600
Per week: $4,000
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Acapulco vacation villa rental
The only building in a small penninsula, it is like having an island of your own in a 4 acres property. The house has a private swimming pool, 2 dining tables/areas (outdoors and on the terrace) a garden, 2 terrace living rooms and one interior living room. Private patios, gardens, palm forest, freshwater creek, 2 ocean fronts (1 sandy seasonal and 1 rock cliff) and the most amazing views framed by 1945 beautiful architecture. Free wi fi. The house's previous owner was Dolores del Rio, Hollywood star, partner of Orson Wells. Stunning architecture by awarded architect Enrique del Moral. It is conveniently situated 10 minutes away from the active acapulco bay near the yacht club, la quebrada and the peaceful pie de la cuesta and Coyuca lagoon.


In the main area:

* 3 double bedrooms with private bathroom and private terrace each room.

* 2 double bedrooms with 1 shared bathroom and a common terrace for both.

In the back area:

* 2 double bedrooms with private bathrooms each but one shared terrace for both. (generally used for children and nannies)


* butler / chofer

* maid

(cook and masseuse can be hired)

services such as massage, manicure, pedicure, hair stylist, live musicians, etc. available at the house if desired for reasonable prices. For example, the extraordinary masseuse can come to the house and the massage is only 40 usd.

Vanesa Fernandez

Area Information
Main attraction:

The beauty and story of the house

The house belonged to dolores del rio, the mexican hollywood actress that left her acting carreer to become the partner of orson wells. She was with him when he filmed citizen cane. It is an historic house, the first modern architectural work in mexico, built in acapulco in 1945, by renowned mexican architect enrique del moral (best known for his unam building, universidad autonoma de méxico). 'el gringo' del moral, as he was called, was very influential mostly in the way he incorporated vernacular architecture into modern buildings. So nature: the rainforest and ocean around, are beautifully incorportated into the house architecture in its terraces. As this house is considered one of his matespieces, the house is featured in most books on mexican architecture, as well as contemporary international magazines such as wallpaper, purple magazine and celeste magazines, amongst others.

What the house offers:

The house has a private swimming pool, 2 dining rooms (outdoors and on the terrace) a garden, a palmtree forest, a freshwater creeek, 2 beaches (1 sandy and 1 rock cliff) and the most amazing views framed by beautiful architecture. It has free wifi and a sound system with speakers to hear music. Most guests hardly ever leave the property grounds and enjoy spending their holidays inside the property grounds. If you are the stay-in kind, there is no better place than this on earth. Groceries, food, etc. Is arranged by the butler of the house. The butler's salary is included in the rental price. A cook can be hired for 20 usd per day. There is also a masseuse manicure pedicure hair stylist and makeup stylist available upon request that comes to the house. rates vary but can be requested. they are quite inexpensive.

Unparalleled attraction: location

The house is the only building in a penninsula, so it is almost like living in an island of your own. But it is wonderfully located in the original 1940s residential acapulco area where, for instance, the elvis presley films were made. It is conveniently right between the bay of acapulco and pie de la cuesta only 10 to 15 minutes drive to either beach.

1) acapulco bay: offers all kinds of sea related attractions such as skiing, fishing, and diving, that can be booked from the house. It also offers very good restaurants, famous bars and fantastic nightlife.

2) pie de la cuesta: is more relaxed from heavy tourism, yet very pintoresque. It is pet friendly, has very little tourists, and few hotels. Pie de la cuesta offers an enormous sandy beach with waves for surfers, as well as a lagoon. You can water ski at the lagoon and have wonderful food in the small design hotels owned by europeans mostly.

3) transportation: there is an air conditioned van for 12 people available in the house with a driver. The tariffs for rides in the van run from 10 usd to 80 usd depending on the distance. pick up from airport is 50 usd.

About the owner

Owner Profile



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
May 20 2017 Dec 31 2017 $600 - $4,000 $16,000 2 Nights
Lodging tax: 16%
Deposits: Refundable damage deposit $500.00 travelers have to pay 50% deposit in advance, and 50% on arrival
Payment Options: Mastercard, Visa
Other Fees: The rental price includes the butler's salary, who can be sent out to buy groceries at the supermarket at no extra cost. A cook can be hired for 20 usd. She is a great cook with a very wide variety of recipes you can choose from, dishes from cuisines all around the world. The food is one of the big attractions of the house. A masseuse can also be hired to come to the house, price varies, around 25 usd per massage.
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