Owner of Airbnb where Thomas Markle watched royal speaks out

Meghan Markle's dad watched her walk the aisle on a small TV while holed up completely alone in a $30-a-night Airbnb apartment in Mexico.

Thomas Markle came straight from hospital to the guesthouse owned by Charlotte Jane, 36, last Thursday, accompanied by a friend.

She claims the first question he asked at check in 'is there a TV in the room - so I can watch the ?'

The Airbnb host said he barely left his room until check out on Monday and revealed he'd watched his daughter's on TV and thought she looked 'beautiful'. 

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Meghan Markle's father Thomas watched the Royal Wedding from a $30-a-night Airbnb in Mexico, a short distance from his Rosarito home

Meghan Markle's father Thomas watched the Royal from a $30-a-night Airbnb in Mexico, a short distance from his Rosarito home

Charlotte Jane, 36, who owns the property, said Mr Markle arrived on Thursday having been driven from hospital by a friend and was looking for somewhere to 'lie low'

Charlotte Jane, 36, who owns the property, said Mr Markle arrived on Thursday having been driven from hospital by a friend and was looking for somewhere to 'lie low'

Ms Jane said the first thing he asked was whether there was a TV so he could watch his daughter get married on Saturday 

Ms Jane said the first thing he asked was whether there was a TV so he could watch his daughter get married on Saturday 

Initially the 73-year-old said he was recovering from heart surgery in California when he watched his daughter exchange vows with Prince Harry

But he was actually staying in a one-bedroom guesthouse in Mexico, just three miles from his home in San Antonio Del Mar

 Mr Markle spent the weekend alone, Ms Jane said, though friends visited in order to being him food and other essentials

A source even claimed that he checked into the Airbnb on Thursday after asking the landlady if the one-bedroom guesthouse had a TV (pictured) so he could watch the wedding

The guest house also features a private patio

Mr Markle spent all of his time inside the apartment with the windows shut, Ms Jane added, and was extremely reluctant to open the door 

Thomas, 73, did not attend the Royal in Windsor after complaining of a heart condition.

Charlotte said he arrived at the one-bed apartment in Baja Malibu, Tijuana, Mexico, around 9.30pm on Thursday and checked out on Monday morning.

Speaking on Tuesday, she said: 'His friend picked him up from hospital and brought him to me. She said he was looking for a safe haven for him to go to. She was taking care of her friend.

'He had just come from hospital. He was really, really, nice.

'I said it was last minute and I'd have to do some changing of the sheets and things, but he said he didn't care he just needed somewhere to rest. He was very, very humble.

'His first question right away was 'is there a TV so I can watch the ?'

'That was pretty much the only conversation I had with him until he checked out.

'He stayed in the apartment with the windows shut.

'People came and brought him food and things.

'I offered a couple of times to do him dinner, but he was reluctant to unlock his door.

'When he left I said to him that I watched the and I thought his daughter looked beautiful.

'He said 'thank you' and said 'yes, she did'. He said the was beautiful.

'I invited him to brunch across the street with friends but he said no. He was really worried about being photographed.

'I feel like he was sad not to be there. I think if he was in good health he would have been there. You could tell he had just had had surgery.

'He looked like someone who needed rest.'

Since Markle Sr's stay the price of the Airbnb has shot up to $567 per night. 

'Enjoy staying in this brand new guest house in a gated community with 24 hour security,' the website reads.  

Markle Sr checked out of the Airbnb on Monday and was seen for the first time two days after the royal .

Since Markle Sr's stay the price of the Airbnb has shot up to $567 per night. Pictured is the sink inside the bathroom 

Since Markle Sr's stay the price of the Airbnb has shot up to $567 per night. Pictured is the sink inside the bathroom 

'Enjoy staying in this brand new guest house in a gated community with 24 hour security,' the website reads

Pictured is the door leading outside the home

'Enjoy staying in this brand new guest house in a gated community with 24 hour security,' the website reads

The unit features an fireplace and granite countertops along with a private patio that's 'perfect for small families, couples, and small groups

The unit features an fireplace and granite countertops (left) along with a private patio that's 'perfect for small families, couples, and small groups. It's also located in the exclusive Baja Malibu Lomas (right, an outside shot of the neighborhood)

The property Markle Sr stayed out was inside a gated community (pictured) 

The property Markle Sr stayed out was inside a gated community (pictured) 

DailyMail.com's exclusive photos were taken in his adopted hometown of Rosarito, Mexico, where he has been recovering from what he revealed to be a heart operation.

Markle Sr had initially hoped to make the ceremony, which took place on Saturday morning, but made the decision to stay home shortly after suffering a heart attack two weeks ago.

He said at that time that he did not want to cause his daughter any further embarrassment, with DailyMail.com revealing just one day prior that he had been paid to stage photographs with an agency.

On his way home from the hospital, Markle Sr stopped off at a Starbucks drive-thru and could be seen holding a Frappuccino with whipped cream and chocolate on top.

He purchased the drink despite the fact that he had just returned home from what he says was a heart procedure to insert three stents. 

But on Tuesday, Markle Sr told TMZ that his drink didn't have coffee and he didn't even finish it.

DailyMail.com's exclusive photos were taken in his adopted hometown of Rosarito, Mexico, where he has been recovering from a heart operation

Markle Sr is seen gathering his things from a vehicle on Monday

He checked out of the Airbnb on Monday and was seen for the first time two days after the Royal as he returned home from hospital 

Markle Sr had initially hoped to make the ceremony, which took place on Saturday morning, but was forced to pull out after allegedly suffering a heart attack last week

Markle Sr had initially hoped to make the ceremony, which took place on Saturday morning, but was forced to pull out after allegedly suffering a heart attack last week

He returned to his San Antonio Del Mar property Monday - driven in by a different friend, single mom Lori Davis, 38, with whom he has previously been pictured enjoying a dinner date

He returned to his San Antonio Del Mar property Monday - driven in by a different friend, single mom Lori Davis, 38, with whom he has previously been pictured enjoying a dinner date

At one point, Markle Sr surprisingly stopped at a Starbucks drive-thru and appeared to walk away with a Frappuccino (pictured) in hand, with whipped cream and chocolate on the top, despite having heart surgery last week 

At one point, Markle Sr surprisingly stopped at a Starbucks drive-thru and appeared to walk away with a Frappuccino (pictured) in hand, with whipped cream and chocolate on the top, despite having heart surgery last week 

On Wednesday, he was admitted to hospital for the operation, which more than likely will result in him having to take blood-thinning medication for the rest of his life.

Since being released from medical supervision, Markle Sr has been staying with friends in a different gated compound a few miles from his home.

Markle Sr was previpously photographed by DailyMail.com at a McDonald's drive-thru two days after he said he had suffered a heart attack picking up two Happy Meals and a chocolate milkshake covered with whipped cream around lunchtime.

A few hours later, Thomas was spotted again as he pulled into a KFC near the Mexican border for dinner, grabbing himself a bucket of chicken for dinner. 

The night prior he was seen getting a Yoohoo and some Gas X at a 7-11 in San Diego. 

This despite the fact that he is now claiming to have suffered a heart attack just two days prior to his back-to-back fast food feasts. 

Drive thru: Markle was previously seen grabbing a frozen beverage with whipped cream at McDonalds two days after he said he had a heart attack (above)

Drive thru: Markle was previously seen grabbing a frozen beverage with whipped cream at McDonalds two days after he said he had a heart attack (above)

Shake it up: He was also seen picking up a Yoohoo (above) the day after he said he suffered a heart attack

Shake it up: He was also seen picking up a Yoohoo (above) the day after he said he suffered a heart attack

He returned to his San Antonio Del Mar property Monday - driven in by a different friend, single mom Lori Davis, 38, with whom he has previously been pictured enjoying a dinner date. 

His return home came days after Meghan walked down the aisle in a spectacular Givenchy dress - accompanied for part of it by her new father-in-law

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