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3BR/3BA Painted in White Apartment with Balcony

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Accessibility - 2 floors above street level. Elevator

Apartment description - 3 double-bedroom newly renovated apartment with 3 full bathrooms. This apartment still has the 100+ years old mosaic floors (a different design in every room) and beautiful ceilings with decorative moldings. One en-suite bathroom in master bedroom with sink, shower, toilet. Second bathroom with sink, shower, toilet. Third bathroom with sink, bathtub, toilet. Please note one of the bedrooms has a small loft with a bed in it and steep stairs to reach it (see pic).

Complete kitchen including oven, microwave oven and full-size refrigerator. Master bedroom with one 180x190cm bed. 2nd bedroom have two single beds (80x190cm). 3rd bedroom has two single beds, one 90x200cm down, and one 90x190cm in the loft.

One five-seater corner leather sofa in living room. 32' flat screen in living room with 'home cinema' Dolby 5.1 sound system. 42' flat screen in master bedroom. There are a few Satellite stations: You can watch CNN International, in English, plus three BBC channels. There is a big safe in the master bedroom. There is a laundry room with a washing machine and a dryer.

For maximum comfort this apartment has central air-conditioning, with vents in all of the bedrooms, and in the living and dining room.

The apartment has a balcony with seating and there is also access to the furnished roof terrace, with monument views.

Location - The apartment is in the historical part of the Eixample area, at short distance and midway from the Sagrada Familia temple and Passeig de Gracia shopping.

Transportation - Near Verdaguer metro station (on yellow and blue lines) and several bus lines. Very easy to get to by taxi.

Management - We are a small family company. Lauren is from Dallas, TX and Fernando is from Barcelona, Spain. We currently run 16 holiday apartments in Barcelona, 2 furnished homes in Dallas and 8 holiday apartments in Istanbul. We apply our same high standards in every country.

Noise levels - Façade windows have double glazing, but there can be some street (traffic) noise in the living area. The bedrooms have no traffic noise.

Hot water - The apartment has been recently fitted with a gas water-heater that heats the water continuously, so you will not run out (as the electric 200-liter water tank proved sometimes not sufficient).

Occupancy - The apartment is ideally suited for 6 people. It can sleep up to 6.

Check-in and check-out - The apartment will be ready for you at 16:30 for occupancy. You can drop your bags and get your keys from 12:00 (noon). Check-out time is 11:30am. You can request reserved early check-in or late check-out for a small fee, subject to availability. There is no extra fee for nighttime check-in. We have our office in the building next door.

Reservations - We conduct reservations by email, that way there is a written record of all communications and much less room for error. We do not take reservations or payments by phone.

Keywords: apartment, flat, condo,

More Details
Registration Number : HUTB-002210

Owner
Lauren and Fernando Negre
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish, russian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 31, 2017

Amenities

Dreta de l'Eixample Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • swimming

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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3BR/3BA Painted in White Apartment with Balcony
average rating of 4.125 based on 8 reviews
3

Great location, wifi dodgy

  • 3 of 5

The apartment is in a great location, and nicely laid out so that each bedroom has it's own bathroom and was good value. It was nice and clean and had everything we needed. Unfortunately we found the wifi dropped out a lot and was very slow, so that would be my one area for improvement.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location, nice place but needs updating.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay because of the great location it offers. Needs some update. The couch is extremely dirty and the bathrooms need some care. Other than that it was great.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
3

Great location but not so welcoming

  • 3 of 5

The location of the apartment is perfect and most of the apt. very beautiful. I say"most " because the master bedroom and living room/kitchen spaces are really lovely. The other 2 bedrooms do not have windows and have not been made very pretty (they did get air from an inner courtyard air shaft that was very noisy sometimes). This was a bit awkward for us three friends, one having a MUCH better room. It would be more suitable for a family with kids. Also, we never saw Eduardo, the greeter - even after several texts and phone calls to him and the owner and a request for help. The wifi did not work the whole time we were there and there were many remarks in the guest book about this. We nonetheless had a great time in Beautiful Barcelona.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Property & Fabulous Location

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's first experience using HomeAway rather than staying in a hotel while on vacation, and we could not have been happier! The apartment is the perfect combination of modern convenience (updated kitchen and baths, WiFi, and HDTV) and Old World Charm (mosaic tile floors, beautiful wood shutters, and high ceilings).

The location cannot be beat. Great restaurants and most of the attractions we wanted to see, including Casa Batllo, La Pedrera, and La Sagrada Familia were within easy walking distance. If we needed to go farther, Metro stations were nearby and taxis were easy to find.

The pictures on HomeAway are an accurate representation of the property. The Master Bedroom, in particular, is gorgeous and has a view onto the beautiful patios of adjacent properties, but the entire apartment is just fabulous!

Any "criticisms" I have are pretty minor and easily fixable. I agree with a previous reviewer that the white furniture is showing some wear, but that honestly wasn't a big deal for us. Everything was very clean and comfortable, and the apartment has a warm, inviting, family home vibe.

The biggest issue for me was the shower in the 2nd bathroom. It is TINY with just enough room for me, a petite woman, to stand up in. It would be really helpful if the owner installed a shelf or shower caddy for shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc. The other two bathrooms have very comfortably sized showers, and we all had plenty of hot water.

Overall, this is a wonderful property, and I would not hesitate to recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Barcelona apartment

  • 4 of 5

Our family of four stayed in the "Painted in White" Barcelona apartment from 9/17-9/22. We arrived on the 17th after an overnight flight. The owners had already informed us that we would be able to get in before check-in time as there were no tenants before us. That was wonderful as we were exhausted! We were also given the security codes for entering the building & apartment so we could let ourselves in. Again, very helpful. The apartment is as described online. The master bedroom is large with a small bathroom. The other two bedrooms are small, but comfortable. We had one adult child in each room & that worked well for us. Very nice for each to have their own bathroom, also. Kitchen seemed well equipped (we didn't do any cooking). Washer & dryer were handy with markings on the most used cycle for each. Overall clean, but the white love seat in the master bedroom is stained & should be cleaned. Not a big deal, but it's the first room you walk into & so was my first impression. The apartment is in a nice area, we always felt safe. Cafes right downstairs to grab breakfast or drinks in the afternoon. Rooftop terrace has nice views of the city. For our departure, we had called the number posted to arrange a ride to the airport. We were to be picked up at 8 am and by 8:20 our car had not arrived. We called the number but there was no answer. My husband had to scramble to find a large van to carry the four of us & all our luggage in time for our flight. Eduardo did later leave a message on my husband's phone but by that time we were in Paris. This service needs improvement, obviously. Overall, we did enjoy our stay here & would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles
5

Even better than the photos!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was one of our favorite VRBO's ever! We've stayed at many around the world so that is really saying something! The photos don't totally capture the old world charm and beautiful details. They had everything we could want and more. Our family of four including boy/girl teens loved this place. The bathrooms were mostly tiny but it was terrific for each kid to have their own bathroom - and bedroom. So much charm everywhere from the tile floors to the ceiling mouldings and everything in between. The barreled ceilings in the loft bedroom were a great surprise too. Our greeter Olga could not have been more helpful and sweet. The only downside was the dryer door malfunction but I think they will replace it so no worries there. I saw in a previous review that they replaced the hot water heater after an issue with that so there's PLENTY of hot water for all to shower comfortably. They obviously take wonderful care of their property. We would happily stay in this beautiful apartment on future visits. We feel so lucky to have found it! We enjoyed walking around the neighborhood and were able to walk to all of the major sites from this home base. Also found taxis quickly anytime we needed them. There is an elevator but we enjoyed the stairs in this charming building. So much to see in Barcelona and so many great restaurants - it's hard to single any one place out. Rest assured, if you stay in this flat you will have a wonderful visit. Thank you Olga, Fernando and Lauren for your hospitality in your glorious city. With thanks from four happy SoCal visitors.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review and for your kind words. We are very glad that your stay was very enjoyable, and that we were able to accommodate your needs. Regarding the dryer door, we have replaced it already, thank you for letting us know. We will be very happy to have you again in our apartments. If you ever would like to come again, we would be glad to offer you an additional 10% discount on top of any other applicable discount. Thank you and kind regards.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
El Prat, (BCN)
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Pg de Gràcia-Aragó
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Barceloneta Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.