The apartment is located in a quiet part of “old” Córdoba, well away from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist area. There are a number of attractive churches and squares nearby, plus good local restaurants within walking distance, including one (El Rincon de las Beatillas) just around the corner from Calle Zarco. The Mezquita is a 25 minute walk.
There is everything you will need for a city break in the apartment, including a good wi-fi connection and well-equipped kitchen. It is a little on the dark side, but this is typical of most properties in the old part of the city, which are all located on narrow winding streets. In the height of summer the lack of direct sunshine is probably an advantage, helping to keep the property cool (although it also has air conditioning).
Anyone booking this property should be aware that “old” Córdoba is a veritable maze of narrow winding streets, and very difficult to navigate by car. It’s probably OK with Satnav, but tricky to say the least if you are relying on Google maps. Moreover, during Semana Santa (Holy Week) there are frequent street closures in order to accommodate the many religious processions, making the one way system even harder to navigate. We found this out the hard way, and eventually had to ask the very helpful owner to send someone to find us and then navigate a route to the apartment. Even then, we had to park some distance away, owing to temporary street closures. So think carefully before coming by car, especially if your visit coincides with Semana Santa.
I would recommend that the owner (who was exceptionally kind and helpful) prepares written directions to the apartment, so that guests arriving by car know what landmarks to look out for, especially at the point where they leave the main road and enter the old city, since it can be hard to see some of the street names until having driven past the turning.
Overall, this apartment proved a good choice for us, notwithstanding the difficulties we experienced in reaching it by car.
The apartment was perfect for our 4 people family : well equiped, clean, good beds, nice bathroom. Thanks a lot Antonio, it was perfect !