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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 3 - 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

Owner
Carmen Gratacos
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Catalan
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

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 La Barceloneta 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 -
(53 traveller reviews)

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El Born, city centre (2br, 2bth -Wifi, PK) Approved City Council HUTB-002949
average rating of 4.283019 based on 54 reviews
5

Location and charm can't be beat!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was just as described in the ad. It was a bit tricky to find but once inside we were thrilled with the apartment. Be aware that the stairs to get to the apartment are steep are difficult to maneuver suitcases up, but they certainly made for good giggles as we tried to haul our heavy luggage up the flights. The square that's close by has great places to eat and people were friendly. We never met Carmen but the cleaning lady Leila was kind and helped us through the ins and outs of the apartment as best she could (she didn't speak English nor I Spanish). I'd recommend this place to anyone looking for a spacious, comfortable, clean rental in a great location of Barcelona.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Spacious Apartment in the Middle of Everything

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing place to stay! So much space - after a week of very hot weather and two teenagers getting a little cranky - it was so wonderful to arrive here and spread out! There is a spacious main floor with a kitchen and living area and bathroom - then downstairs is a small bedroom with 2 twin beds and a desk and wardrobe. Upstairs is a large master bedroom with a bathroom and a walk-in closet. Large windows brought in lots of light. It is a 3rd story walk up.

Owners were very easy to deal with - our bedroom air conditioner broke after the first night and they got someone in there to fix it the next day. Plenty to do right outside the door - beach is 15min walk away. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great apartment! Very clean, well stocked kitchen And fantastic location. Safe, loud at night

  • 4 of 5

Nice to have a washer and dryer, worked well. Not for anyone with mobility issues...47 steps to get up to the place! Owner was great to deal with, very helpful with questions about the area...we will rent this again when we return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very good

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location, very comfortable beds and well equipped kitchen

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent Apartment

  • 4 of 5

The apartment itself is exactly as it is presented. Clean and well kept. The hot water and shower pressure was excellent, solid wifi the entire three day stay and the AC worked well. The location is stellar and I recommend eating at La Luna for the tapas and ambience. It can get a little noisy with the partiers late at night but this isn't on any main drag and nothing a good pair of ear plugs couldn't block out.

My only complaint was that we were emailed incorrect instructions on locating the apartment and spent 45 minutes of solid frustration walking around and around in circles trying figure it out. Finally, I remembered that photos of the exterior were located in the original ad. We logged onto vrbo and were able to locate the street based on exterior photos. To help future travelers, the location is the South side of the square (not the North side). You start walking from Carrier de Espaseria (not Calle Espaseria as provided in the instructions). At the end of the street at Santa Maria Church you make a left and then another left followed by a right. This part was left out of the instructions and so we spent time thinking the entrance to the property was on Calle Espaseria.

We would definitely stay here again but have learned now to get a local telephone number and further guidance.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR
3

Owner terrific, location excellent, lodging basic

  • 3 of 5

Owner very helpful, readily available by email to answer queries, suggest eating options. Building is close to many tourist sites and relatively quiet, but under construction and encased with scaffolding. Unit up several steep, narrow flights of stairs. It's rooms are segmented strangely, reflecting it's age, with some raised thresholds and lowered doorjams. Well supplied but furnishings worn. Could have used a more thorough cleaning.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • 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 La Barceloneta, Barcelona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer Season
27 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£665
for 4 nights
From
£155
 
 
Fall Season
1 Sep 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£483
for 3 nights
From
£146
£1,002
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Season
2 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£346
for 3 nights
From
£100
£683
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Season
24 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£774
for 5 nights
From
£146
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter season 2
5 Jan 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£346
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
 
Mobile World Congres
24 Feb 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,139
for 5 nights
From
£219
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £45.56
Additional Guest Fee £18.22 per person per night

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

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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