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Charming Two Bedroomed Property In The Heart Of The City

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 269 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Barcelona, Spain - Close To Montjuic, Plaza España With Easy Access To La Rambla And Barcelona Port Area

Comfortable and stylish two bedroom property with all mod cons including fully equipped kitchen, air con, central heating. Flat screen TV, DVD player with selection of films to suit all tastes. Internet connection.

Walking distance to La Rambla and the centre of the city


Owner
David O Treasaigh
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
28 October, 2017

About David O Treasaigh

I am a teacher and my wife Maria is a journalist. We have two children aged 9 and 7. We like traveling, sport and meeting friends.

David O Treasaigh purchased this apartment in 2002

Why David O Treasaigh chose El Poble-sec

It is very central and within easy access of public transport and all other amenities. You are in the city center but you are away from the crowds. The property is located next to Montjuic with all its beautiful parks and gardens.

What makes this apartment unique

With over fifty satelite channels to choose from including Sky news, travel, music and cartoon channels it is ideal for all the family to relax after a hard days sightseeing.

In our Kids Corner we have a selection of children's toys including puzzles, books and other games as well as kids DVDs to keep the young ones entertained.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I stayed at this lovely apartment for four nights. The location is great and the apartment has everything you need for a nice stay. The owner was also very helpful and friendly. We hope to go back again sometime.

Mike Phillips (Wales) Sept 2012



It gave us a chance to experience what its really like to live in Barcelona.

Very comfortable apartment with everything you need. Plenty of DVDS, toys, books and UK TV to keep the kids occupied while getting ready for days out or for unwinding in the evening. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

Overall, a great few days, great value for money and will definitely be back again soon.

Shaun & Claire Hartnell (UK) April 2013
Apr 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in El Poble-sec in Sants-Montjuïc

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 269 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with walk in shower, Separate wc
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with comfortable double bed, Bedroom 2 with bunk beds, Living room with double sofabed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Very central location without the noise of La Rambla. Walking distance to centre. Internet access. Air-conditioning and central heating. Outside: There is a small balcony overlooking the street. Utility Room: Storage area for suitcases, ironing board etc Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen included. The property. is cleaned before every changeover with fresh towels and linen provided for incoming guests. Cleaning service can be arranged for longer stays by arrangement Other: Dining area with extended table and chairs. Library area contains a wide selection of books along with maps and other useful tourist brochures.

Reviews

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Charming Two Bedroomed Property In The Heart Of The City
average rating of 4.4666667 based on 16 reviews
4

Ideally located apartment

  • 4 of 5

David met us promptly when we arrived (we were supposed to gain access at 1 pm but I texted David because we had arrived 30 mins early and he met us outside the apartment within 10 minutes). It is in a fabulous location with tapas bars a couple of streets away (we spent every evening there). The apartment had everything we needed and was well suited for our family's trip. The only negative was that the bathroom could do with some TLC but I'm sure David has that in hand. Overall we would recommend this apartment to anyone wishing to stay in Barcelona.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Hastings, England
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Nice property with all the amenities you'd need for your holiday! Nice to have some UK TV channels, not that you'll want to waste time watching telly. We cooked dinner in the apartment a couple of times and the kitchen is well equipped. Good to have a washing machine too. Close to the Metro (which is really cheap and easy to use), walking distance (20 minutes) to Las Ramblas and Port Vell, and really close to the Magic Fountain (recommended!). Good communication with owner David, and friendly check in and out with Angel and Mari.

A note on Barcelona itself. We were there when the terrorist attack on Las Ramblas occurred, but apart from that night itself we never felt unsafe. The police were highly visible and everyone we met in the cafes and restaurants was really friendly. Don't let the attacks put you off the city.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salt Lake City
5

GREAT LOCATION TO SEE BARCELONA!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is diamond in a rough. No, it is not a palace or 5 star hotel. It is clean, well kept, and in an awesome location. My family spent 5 days in this 2 bedroom apartment. We have a 14 year-old daughter and 16 year old son. It apartment worked great. The WIFI was fast and dependable--my kids loved it! Beds were comfortable and clean. It was GREAT having a washing machine in the apartment.

Best part was the LOCATION! It was about a 300 meter walk to the METRO! It took a straight to La Familila, Guell Park, La Rambla. Bus 300 meter walk. The bus drops you off at the beach. Close to shopping. Close to Mont Juic. Tapas were available with 100 meter walk. I recommend Pincho J's. Fantastic grocery store about 300 meter walk. The location is so great that we could of done Barcelona in 4 days instead of 5.

A couple minor concerns. The TV was good, but limited English channels. There in only one bath and the toilet is separated.

David and his wife were great work with as well. Very professional and accommodating! I would highly recommend this apartment. This is a GREAT VALUE!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Large apartment central for all the attractions.Residential neighbourhood

  • 4 of 5

Owner very accommodating Everything there that you would need Nice Tapas bars very close by. Not far from the metro which we used daily to go to the tourist attractions Very central for everthing.Our first time in Barcelona and happy with our choice of apartment

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

excellent apartment, close to Metro

  • 5 of 5

excellent apartment, close to Metro - the apartment comes complete with everything as described in the advert - and the location is close to lots of nightlife

i would most certainly book David's apartment again

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Good value, fantastic location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for 4 nights with our 2 teenage daughters. The apartment was simply furnished and very clean with comfortable, spacious accommodation for the 4 of us. The kitchen enabled us to self-cater - there is a great greengrocers and a supermarket just 3 minutes away on the main street. We didn't eat in a lot though as just 1 minute away there is a pedestrianized street full of inexpensive bars and restaurants (Blai). There are several bars that serve 'pinchos' - small snacks on slices of French bread, incredible value at 1euro each. The bars operate on a self-service system and tot up the number of snacks you have eaten. Great value for a snack or a light meal.

The apartment is in a fantastic location, not at all touristy, but within 15 minutes walk of La Rambla. Most of the major tourist sites are in walking distance and for those that are further afield, like Parc Guell and the Sagrada Familia, the metro station is just 5 minutes away.

I would highly recommend this apartment for it's value, local situation and position for sight-seeing.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Barcelona El prat
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Barcelona Port
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Sants Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
AP7
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Barceloneta
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Arrangements can be made for local cookery courses, walking tours, salsa classes or tickets for football matches with prior notice.

Please contact the owner for more details.

Coast/Beach:

There are regular bus services nearby which will take you to the beach in 10 minutes.

Travel:

The main Barcelona airport is about 15 kms from the city center. A taxi from the airport to the apartment costs around 25 Euro. Alternatively, you can catch the airbus shuttle which runs every 10 mins and which will drop you at Plaza España. From there you can walk (10/15 minutes or hop on the underground which at Plaza España and go two stops to parallel which is our nearest station.

Please contact the owner if you require any further information.

Car hire is not essential.

Distances:

Enjoy a day trip to the beautiful coastal town of Sitges. There are regular trains from Sants station to Sitges and it takes about 30 minutes.

Casteldefels is another great beach for a day trip. Take the train from Sants station to Casteldefels which takes 20-30 minutes.

Further Details:

There are plenty of supermarkets and local shops and bakeries in the neighborhood along with tapas bars and wide selection of restaurants to choose from. Montjuic with its stunning parks and gardens is within a five minute walk from the apartment. Plaza España offers the visitor an amazing light show at weekends as well as the new Arenas shopping center with a wide array of shops, boutiques and restaurants.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in El Poble-sec, Barcelona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£267
for 3 nights
From
£80
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £26.72

Booking Notes:
Please contact the owner for more information.

Changeover Day:
Please contact the owner.

Notes on prices:
Prices per apartment per night based on 2 persons, each extra guest 10 Euro per night per person. 35 Euro final cleaning fee not included in the rental fee. 25% booking fee payable in advance with balance due must be paid in cash on arrival.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation I will be happy to rebook you at a later date.
Late/early check ins/outs between 22:00 & 08:00 subject to an additional 30 Euro.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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