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Special Last Minute Offer!!***Fantastic Location*** Gothic Quarter Hideaway

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

UNBEATABLE GOTHIC QUARTER LOCATION

We just finished renovating this three bedroom apartment in Barcelona's emblematic Gothic quarter, in Carrer de la Mercé. Near to the Cathedral of La Merced - Barcelona's patron Saint - and right in the heart of 'Old Barcelona'.

This apartment is right next door to our larger apartment, which we have owned and operated for 10 years with 5 star comments (see listing #132527). This is a beautifully furnished air-conditioned flat in an historic building with every comfort and decorated to the highest standards. Located just off the seafront, only five minutes' walk from the famous Ramblas in one direction and The Born in the opposite direction. Surrounded by myriad restaurants and tapas bars.

Medieval sights abound mixed in with shops of every description and sidewalk café life. A short stroll takes you to the Port Vell--Barcelona's beautiful old port, lined with restaurants and museums and location of Barcelona's acquarium and the Marenostrum shopping and entertainment complex. From there, you can take the cable car to Montjuic - location of the Spanish Village and the Miró Foundation - for amazing views of Barcelona and the port.

Walk the other way and you are in front of Barcelona's medieval cathedral and near to Plaza Catalunya. The Picasso museum is a few minute's walk, in the heart of The Born. Wander along to The Ramblas and soak up the colors, sights and aromas of the famous La Boquería market: 150 years old and still a feature of Barcelona and a great place for lunch. A few minutes further on brings you to the MACBA, Barcelona's museum of Contemporary Art.

The apartment is a genuine home from home with 4 metre ceilings and two balconies. Comfortable living/dining room with original works of art, satellite TV, WIFI, and iPod/iPhone/iPad dock; fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, central heating, two bathrooms, washer and dryer. Easy access to the airport, train stations and minutes from two metro stations.

Keywords: Apartment, Barcelona, Gothic Quarter, luxury, three bedrooms

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ensuite bathroom to master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    generous walk-in shower cubicle...moreless

  • bathrooms feature products from Molton Brown of London, hairdryers, fluffy 100% cotton towels ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This apartment is in a pedestrian street in a fantastic neighbourhood with great ambiance. Restaurants and tapas bars line the streets of the Gothic Quarter. As a consequence, noise filters up from people chatting on the street. This is especially evident when the doors to the balconies are open. The doors are double glazed and when closed, noise is reduced to a minimum. We have fitted the master bedroom with an extra set of double glazed doors to ensure maximum possible silence. The two single bedrooms are at the back of the apartment and not affected by street noise....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    iPod/iPad/iPhone dock & speakers. Any smartphone connects via bluetooth....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    in the heart of the historic & atmospheric Gothic Quarter...moreless

  • Monument View:

    views along the ancient pedestrian street to Correos...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    table expands to accommodate a total of six. Highchair supplied on request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed fibre optic WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone:

    Skype subscription provides free calls to USA and Canada....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    electric filter coffee maker as well as French press...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    brand new fully fitted kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    we supply basic pantry items: coffee, teas, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, salt & pepper, etc...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    two balconies, one with small table and two chairs...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented in the neighbourhood and escorted bicycle tours are available on request....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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3 night min stay
€185

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Fees:

  • Final Cleaning Fee €100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit €250
  • tourist tax pppn €1
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Prices are subject to change. Special rates and conditions apply for certain events such as the Mobile World Congress, Grand Prix, Easter, Christmas and New Year. Please ask us for a quotation. The nightly tourist tax is payable for all adults 17 and over.

25% non-refundable deposit required to secure the booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.


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Location

15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Barcelona - El Prat
10 Metres
Nearest Barpub
all along the streets of the Gothic Quarter
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Barcelona
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Sant Cugat Golf Course
700 Metres
Nearest Train
Estaciò de França
800 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Ronda Litoral
10 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
in Carrer de la Mercé
300 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Baqueira-Beret
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Barceloneta

Car: Not Necessary

Barcelona Acquarium nearby. Private guided tours of Barcelona can be arranged on request. Bicycle rental and tours. Sedgway tours. Boating and Hot Air Ballooning. Visits to vineyards can be arranged.

Barcelona's medieval catherdral is a short stroll through the Gothic Quarter and near to Plaza Catalunya. The Picasso museum is just a few minutes away, in the heart of the Born.

Wander along to the Ramblas and soak up the colors, sights and sounds of the famous La Boquería market - a great place to have lunch. A few minutes further on brings you to the MACBA, Barcelona's museum of Contemporary Art.

Paseo de Gracia, with its famous Gaudi buildings - Casa Batllò and La Pedrera - is a short taxi ride away. Paseo de Gracia runs from the Plaza Catalunya up to Diagonal and is home to all the best designer shops.

The iconic Sagrada Familia - Gaudí's famous unfinished cathedral - is just a 15 minutes taxi ride.

Moving around Barcelona is easy: taxis are cheap and plentiful and public transport works really well. Two metro lines are only 5 mins away. The hop on/hop off Touristic Bus also stops nearby and is a great way to see the city.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Pleased to meet you! We love the location of this apartment - right in the heart of the Gothic Quarter - walking distance from just about everything. We have lived in Catalonia for over twenty years. Rita spent 20 years in the hotel business worldwide and understands what travellers want. John is an international art consultant. We want to help you enjoy this wonderful city by making you feel right at home in very comfortable surroundings.

Why the Owner Chose Ciutat Vella:
Ten years ago, we bought the apartment next door, so we couldn't resist taking over this apartment, too and have just finished renovating it. Barcelona is such a great city! We both visited Barcelona before we met and had an instant love affair with the city and its people. We wanted to buy an apartment which we could use to explore Barcelona and experience the sights, sounds and aromas that make Barcelona such a great place to visit. There is no place so emblematic than Barcelona's Gothic Quarter and this apartment gives us the comfort of home within walking distance to all the sights in the historic part of the city.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We love strolling over to the famous Ramblas and visiting the incredible La Boqueria market which recently celebrated its 150th anniversary - unique in all of Europe. Some of our favorite restaurants are just minutes away by foot or taxi. We love walking along the boardwalk on the Barceloneta beach at sunset.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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Photos

  • The elegant living room

    The elegant living room

  • living room with Smart TV and fibre optic WiFi

    living room with Smart TV and fibre optic WiFi

  • the dining table expands to seat six

    the dining table expands to seat six

  • lots of wardrobe space!

    lots of wardrobe space!

  • second bathroom with large shower

    second bathroom with large shower

  • the old port (Port Vell) with the Columbus column and Montjuic

    the old port (Port Vell) with the Columbus column and Montjuic

  • the historic Customs Building near the Columbus column

    the historic Customs Building near the Columbus column

  • bird's eye view of the Cruise Terminal - only minutes away

    bird's eye view of the Cruise Terminal - only minutes away

  • Gaudi's Casa Battlò

    Gaudi's Casa Battlò

  • the Passeig del Born - only 5 minutes walk away

    the Passeig del Born - only 5 minutes walk away

  • the medieval stone entrance

    the medieval stone entrance

  • completely renovated kitchen

    completely renovated kitchen

  • master suite with queen sized double bed

    master suite with queen sized double bed

  • two single bedrooms

    two single bedrooms

  • our balconies overlook Carrer de la Mercè

    our balconies overlook Carrer de la Mercè

  • the historic correos building is at the end of our street

    the historic correos building is at the end of our street

  • the park leading to Port Vell is only 50 metres away

    the park leading to Port Vell is only 50 metres away

  • the Arc de Triomf in the Parc de la Ciutadella - the City Park

    the Arc de Triomf in the Parc de la Ciutadella - the City Park

  • the Palau de la Musica nearby in La Ribera

    the Palau de la Musica nearby in La Ribera

  • the beach at Barceloneta - a 15 minute stroll

    the beach at Barceloneta - a 15 minute stroll

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