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El Born, city centre (2br, 2bth -Wifi, PK) Approved City Council HUTB-002949

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2br, 2bth, 85 m2, 4/5 guests, near Picasso Museum and Sta Mª del Mar

This amazing apartment combines the flavor of an ancient flat - high ceilings (3,5m.), wood beams, old balconies - with the comfort that modern life requires: double glass windows, WIFI, air conditioning, new bathrooms. On the 2nd floor of an historic building, this 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms apartment has been completely remodeled in 2008. No lift. The flat extends over 85m2 in 3 levels.

A- Middle level: entrance, living room, dining-room, open kitchen with modern appliances, nice and sunny balcony, bathroom #2; access to the high and low levels.

B- High level (6 steps up from the Middle level): main bedroom with queen size bed, en suite bathroom, wide dressing room, quiet balcony.

C- Low level (8 steps down from the Middle level): bedroom #2, (2/3 beds).

Facilities – Internet connection, wood floor, leather sofa and armchair, air conditioning, TV, washing machine, spin-dryer, home linen, etc.

More Details
Registration Number : HUTB-002949

Owner
Carmen Gratacos
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Catalan
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hola Carmen. Thank you for everything. The apartment is beautiful, comfortable, so well located - we love it! Your suggestions were perfect and we had a wonderful time! I have rented several houses/apartments through VRBO and I must say that you have been the BEST property manager/owner I have had! Thank you so much! Barbara
Oct 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera in Ciutat Vella

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , washbasin
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , washbasin
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Extra bed available, under request, in room 2, home linen included. Cot available, under request.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
PK available on request. Price: 20 Euro per day (24 hour). Unlimited in and out. Fixed place, restricted access. Free Wi-Fi wireless, high speed internet connection

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(74 traveller reviews)

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El Born, city centre (2br, 2bth -Wifi, PK) Approved City Council HUTB-002949
average rating of 4.2702703 based on 75 reviews
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Unsafe electrical system.

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We had one main problem with the apartment, the power went out frequently. The power went out several times an hour. The power went out every time we left during the day and we would wake up every morning and it was out. This includes the refrigerator so leaving cheese or milk in the fridge was impossible. If you wanted to make a piece of toast or blow dry your hair you had to turn off all the lights, tv and air conditioners. There was an electrical panel in the living room so you could reset the tripped breaker - the safety of this is worrisome. We called the woman who checked us in several times - when we finally reached her husband he laughed and asked "doesn't this happen in the US " - no apology. The location was excellent - though a bit noisy. The stairs up to the apartment are numerous and steep so be sure you are physically fit enough to bring your luggage up and down - and there are stairs throughout the apartment as well. The linens and towels were poor quality and it could really use a deep cleaning. I could not have stayed in the apartment more than three days even with the location because of the safety risk and inconvenience.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Average appartment with safety issues NOT suitable for children or people with mobility issues.

  • 1 of 5

The good - The apartment is in an excellent location, and was clean and neat.

The not so good - Sadly it is located on the second floor and access is difficult, particularly with the narrowing staircase which prevents you carrying two suitcases at a time.

Access to the double bedroom space is via a tight twisting stair with no handrail to the landing area. The landing space is directly outside the bathroom so during the night this was very dangerous. Access to the twin room is through a very low door and a flight of about 10 stairs, again no handrail! There is limited hanging space in the wardrobe, with insufficient length to hand a dress of any kind.

The electricity kept cutting out (3 times) and required resetting via the distribution board (by switching off and on again).

There is no 'information pack' to help understand how things worked and we could not get the air conditioning in the double bedroom working for more than a few seconds.

The nature of the narrow streets makes the apartment noisy even with the shutters closed, and voices and occasional vehicles continued up to 0200-0300 in the morning.

Sorry, I don't like leaving negative comments, but was very disappointed with this apartment. It was not what I expected from the advert.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Boulder, Colorado - US
5

Great funky space in amazing location

  • 5 of 5

This space worked well for our needs. It is unusual but had everything we needed and we loved the location. More stairs than expected but not a big deal. Street noise into early morning but that should be expected for the neighborhood. Staying in the heart of this old part of the city was worth it!

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Miami
4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

The property was just like it was pictured, the best feature is by far the location. I can tell you that we arrived early in the morning because we were getting off an NCL cruise. I was very happy that I was greeted by the cleaning lady and we were allowed to drop off our luggage and return later. That was a big plus for us. The only problem we had was that on our last day I did a load of laundry and the electricity kept tripping while I was using the dryer. This property is on a second floor with no elevator so if climbing stairs is a issue this place is not for you.

We did however enjoy our stay and would recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing location.

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance to great tapa bars. A bit noisy at night, but that is to be expected from a location like this.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great stay; Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice stay in the apartment. The beds were very comfortable. It was nice to be close to the Picasso Museum and the shopping. Warm and comfortable. Nice kitchen. Thank you!! Spain is awesome!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
BCN airport
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Estacion de Francia
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Mar Bella
Car: not necessary

Located in El Born, a trendy area full of new designers and cozy restaurants, and near Santa Maria del Mar (Catedral del Mar), Picasso Museum, the old port and the beach. The terms that best describe this apartment are design and comfort. In an ancient building, it was completely renewed 2 years ago and it overlooks a quiet pedestrian street.

150m. far from JaumeI metro station (yellow line)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera, Barcelona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
26 Mar 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£325
for 2 nights
From
£141
£967
 
 
Summer Season
27 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£642
for 4 nights
From
£149
£1,011
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£466
for 3 nights
From
£141
£967
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Season
2 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£105
£659
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Season
23 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£747
for 5 nights
From
£141
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Final cleaning £43.94

During GSM week ( from 26 Februari to 5 March 2017) the price for 1 night will be 230€ . The minimum stay in the apartment will be 5 nights.
Check-in after 9 p.m.: 30 Euros. Check-in after 11 p.m. 50 Euro. No check-in after 1 a.m.
Final cleaning 50 Euros.
Extra bed for the 5th guest: 20 Euros a day
Parking available on request (20 Euros a day)
Cot/crib & high chair (when required) gratis
GSM week (mobile world congress) 22 to 28 Feb. +50% on the Winter rate (minimum stay: 5 nights)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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