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Apartment in Palma City Centre, Mallorca. 10 mins walk to Cathedral & Beach.

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Interior Designed apartment in the heart of everything that Palma has to offer.

Brilliant apartment in the perfect spot in Palma centre with easy walking to the sea front and Cathedral. The apartment is spacious,warm and beautifully decorated with everything you could possibly need for a very comfortable stay. Spotlessly clean and ample space for four adults. Easy access from airport by bus and very short walk from where the bus drops you making it a very cheap transfer. Palma is also a great city with lots to offer. The apartment is located one block down from the city's largest department store.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Originally I hail from Sydney but after 19 years in London I am now living on another beautiful island (Mallorca of course) in the South West corner and have done so since 2010.

I use the apartment myself when needing a spot of culture "in the city" and I love every visit. Palma is the perfect city to explore on foot and I never tire of it.

The apartment was fully refurbished in 2013 with no expense spared.

I had sent over 10 Bohemia crystal chandeliers which must be seen for that extra "wow" factor.

Having worked in Interior design for a number of years I have designed the apartment with the same high standard of fittings that I would want to enjoy myself. I hope you like them also.

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Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Blair was the perfect host; he met us at the Apt and showed us around, afterwards we all popped a couple of doors down to the lovely beer garden, which soon became our second home, especially after a day on the beach, or for cheap post dinner drinks.

I must admit, prior to booking I was slightly concerned about the apt being in a residential area but my reservations soon vanished after a couple of minutes. Although it’s just outside what I call “the city walls”, it is only 10 mins walk to the beach and the same to Plaza Cort and Plaza Espana, two of our favourite squares. The Avenidos’ were literally 100m from the apartment and directly opposite a well-stocked supermarket.

The two double bed apt is on the 3rd floor so not ideal for anyone with accessibility issues. It has been completely renovated with the gorgeous bathroom and kitchen taking equal number one spot! The kitchen was so well equipped; we didn’t even get time to use all the gadgets.

The lounge is fully air conditioned, playing host to a massive TV with Sky, wifi, Bose docking station, easy chairs, sofa and table.

Blair kindly invited us to join him for lunch in Soller, where he was meeting friends, which was a lovely touch and the food was 5 star too!

On the final day Blair met us and even drove us to the Airport.

I love Palma and this quirky apt added its own distinctive dimension to the beautiful city.
Jul 2015
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10 Reviews

4.8
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

5

Excellent city break flat

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a thoroughly enjoyable week in this flat . It is a thoughtfully well equipped flat with everything you could possibly need for your stay. It is eclectically decorated making it so much more enjoyable to live an than the usual bland decor of hotels. Blair ( a charming and humorous host ), met us in the local beer garden and provided us with helpful advice on bars , restaurants, museums etc. He also sent helpful emails with information on updated menus and beach clubs and even helped us with luggage when leaving. The flat is within about 10 minutes of the old town ,so we walked every day. We would definitely use the flat again when returning to Palma and it was a pleasure to meet Blair.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to meet Karin and her partner and I am SO pleased you had a great holiday. Looking forward to seeing you back again. B
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Lovely property with eclectic touches that give the place great character.

  • 4 of 5

On the edge of the old town, the property is a good base to explore the city from as well as being a short walk to the beaches.

If you are really lazy (we were) you can even jump one of the many regular buses just round the corner and get to whatever part of the city you want to see and save the feet. Choices for eating and drinking are overwhelming, you cannot really go wrong, and if you want to just kick back at eat at home the apartment has all the amenities you could possibly need. Our 5 days just flew in and we would hope to be able to go back for more. Top tips, the sightseeing, hop on hop off bus is a good way to get your bearings. Enjoyed the castle and the many churches are very impressive. Lying on the beach and swimming in the sea in October, you cannot beat it. Top marks to Blair for sharing his apartment and ideas for things to do.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a delight to meet Andy and his wife and I delighted you had a great holiday. The fact that the apartment is so centrally located to the Old Town and the Beach means you don't need a car which is another bonus and yet if you wish to explore further afield the main Bus and Train Station is only a ten minute walk away. Looking forward to welcoming you back. B
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5

We had a great week the apartment was superb

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very comfortable, spotlessly clean and newly decorated in an interesting style. The kitchen was well equipped.

A couple of small supermarkets just over the road and a small takeaway selling salads and local foods which we used on several occasions.

The beach is 10 minutes walk away and the old town less than 10 minutes and with lots of restaurants and bars with a wide range of prices.

Blair was very helpful and gave us a lot of information and we would recommend Palma and the apartment

Chris

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris and his family were a delight to meet. We all met for drinks at the local bar's beer garden when they arrived and we discussed what they were looking for in their week on paradise island. The apartment is surrounded by bars and supermarkets so I am very pleased you decided to help the local economy!!! Delightful company and I look forward to welcoming you all back again very soon. Take care. Blair
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5

charming

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is charming and user friendly as is Blair the owner.Its very well equipped and very conveniently located for the old town or the beach.Blair has gone to a lot of effort with the renovation and it feels more like a home than a holiday let.Yes it is up three flights of stairs but there is a supermarket opposite so you don't have to lug the holiday booze too far !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Roy for your kind words. The three flights more then justify another Gin & Tonic without the guilt!!! Looking forward to welcoming you both back again in the near future. Blair
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stockholm
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Super nice apartment the owner was very thoughtful. The apartment was close to town.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Helena and her family were a delight to meet. The perfect guests. B
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5

Fab apartment

  • 5 of 5

This has to be the nicest, quirkiest apartment that I have ever stayed in. Everything has been so well thought through and styled that it makes you think that you will never stay in a bland, modern apartment again. The apartment is spotlessly clean and well maintained. Blair was the perfect host, providing us with great recommendations for good food, suggestions for day trips and directions to beach, shops and city centre - all of which are within less than a 10-minute walk. The apartment is in a very residential area of the city, with supermarkets, bars etc close by. However, we always took the short walk into the city to experience great tapas and cocktails. Hop on the number 1 bus from the airport, and it's just a 2 minute walk from the bus stop - so no expensive taxis needed. Thanks for everything Blair, we will be back :-)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review of my apartment. I am glad you and your niece had a great time and I hope to see you both again in the near future.
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Location

From the Owner

I love this location. It is right in the City centre yet a short walk (10 mins) to Playa de Palma beach or a fantastic stroll or even perhaps a very easy cycle ride to Portixol with all it's cafes and restaurants to discover. Located in a quiet residential street yet with every convenience you could wish for on your doorstep: Bakery, Butcher, Delicatessen selling great hot chicken amongst other delicacies, a Supermarket and even a Beer Garden directly on the corner. All this and still on the doorstep of the historic Old Centre of Palma. I love it.

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Playa de Palma beach is a 10 minute stroll down the road.

Portixol is a 20 minute walk away.

The good climate allows you to practice sailing, fishing, walking, bicycle, tennis, marathons, water-parks, nature beaches along with a huge diversity of landscapes.

Travel:

How to get there: It is only 9km to the airport and 2km to the port. There is ample public parking directly in front of the apartment and in an underground one nearby but a car is not needed. The bus from the airport stops at the top of the street and then it is a two minute walk to the apartment. You are also a 10 minute walk to the main bus and train station meaning you can get to anywhere on the island with ease.

Distances:

The beach, the Cathedral, the galleries, tapas bars, and cafes are all on your doorstep.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 4
1 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£282
for 3 nights
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£80
 
 
Rate 5
21 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£105
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 6
8 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£256
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Rate 1
1 Mar 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£256
for 3 nights
From
£71
From
£80
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Easter 2017
14 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£462
for 4 nights
From
£105
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2
18 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£320
for 3 nights
From
£92
From
£105
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£105
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£320
for 3 nights
From
£92
From
£105
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £42
Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £252

Booking Notes:
A 50% deposit is required to secure dates and final payment is due 2 weeks prior to the start of booking.
Last minute bookings require full payment in advance of your arrival date.
Cash deposit of €300 on collection of the key for any sundries or breakages. Deposit will be refunded on completion of check out and return of the key/s.
There is a cleaning charge of €50 required for all bookings.
Minimum 3 night stay.

Changeover Day:
Changeover Day is flexible. Earliest arrival time 15.00hrs. Departure time 10.00 am. However, we do try to keep flexible if we can.


Notes on prices:
Es ist eine Reinigungsgebühr von 50€ für alle Buchungen zu bezahlen.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

10 minute walk to the beach. 10 minute walk to Palma Cathedral. 10 minute walk to The Borne - one of "the" shopping streets of Palma. 10 minutes from the cultural and shopping centre of Palma!!!!! 10 minute walk to Plaza Espana / Railway Station to Soller and other parts of the island. 5 minute walk to El Corte Ingles Department Store. Eroski supermarket diagonally opposite. Deli opposite which does fantastic cooked meals for next to nothing. Butcher's opposite. Bakery around the corner. Beer garden right on the corner with cheap beer. Cheapest coffee in Palma on opposite corner (€1.00 and great coffee). The Airport bus stops at the top of the street which is a two minute walk to the apartment. I don't know what else to say ;-)

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Luxury wet room with rain shower. Separate full length free standing bath - the perfect way to start or end your day.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a leather double bed and separate lounge area. Hot/Cold A/C and views onto the terrace. Bedroom 2 with a leather double bed with views onto light well.

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: There is a sun drenched terrace off the master bedroom and a further small terrace at the front of the apartment. Both perfect for a sun downer or two. Utility Room: The apartment has a Washing Machine located in the kitchen. Iron & Ironing Board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality towels & bed linen are included. The apartment is professionally cleaned and the linen and towels are obviously replaced at each changeover and once a week if your booking is more than 7 days. Beach towels will be provided in the summer months.

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