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Splendid Unique Apartment In The Heart Of The City

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 31 nights


Minimum Stay
31 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 4-5 Sleeps

This unique property offered for long term rentals and home exchanges is located in the old city of Barcelona, at 50 meters from the Palau de la Música Catalana, 200 meters from Plaça de Catalunya and 300 meters from the cathedral. It is accessed by walking to the main attractions . The area is well connected and has all amenities .

This spectacular property has 160 square meters and 3.5 meters high . It consists of a large completely open main space of 85 square meters , a large hall , two double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a study room .

Please note that the main floor is located in an old building which is equivalent to a second floor and no lift

The kitchen consists of a large work island that occupies the central space. The furniture , located in the side wall integrates the fridge and the freezer . It has an industrial hood. In the rear of the kitchen there is a washing machine and a pantry. Equipped also with all kinds of small appliances.

All exterior woodwork is triple glass thermo acoustics.

The master bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has twin beds that can be adapted as appropriate. There are two slate bathrooms , one with bath and one with shower.

The furniture that integrates housing is from recognized design firms .

This property has been published in various specialized media of architecture and design. The pavement is made by hydraulic floor (mosaic ) except for the bathrooms which are of slate, wooden ceiling and beams except for the master bedroom which is covered and painted with original drawings .

All of this has been maintained as it was originally and rehabilitated what was damaged. The furniture of kitchen, bathrooms, living , dining and bedrooms is very contemporary . The result is a large space where the ancient and the modern coexist in harmony factually .

The house is painted with ecological paint , has high speed internet access , air conditioning and gas heating with two independent circuits and two thermostats , one for the main open-plan and one for the rooms.

Water circuit equipped with particulate and anti-calc filters.

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Splendid Unique Apartment In The Heart Of The City
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

Great Location, Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is well appointed with kitchen pot/pans, coffee maker, blender, etc. It also has a washer and dryer which work perfectly. Arrangements with Judit were easy; and when we checked into the apartment David was very helpful about the apartment and where everything was and how the air conditioning worked. He also had a wealth of information for us - where the closeset grocery store was, what sights not to miss, etc. (Judit was out of town).

The apartment itself is in a great location. We walked to everything. We loved being in the El Borne neighborhood, very close to many great restaurants, the Rambla and the Barri Gothic area. The beds are comfortable (we didn't use the 2nd bedroom) and having 2 bathrooms saved us time getting ready (the wall between the two bathrooms does not extend all the way up to the ceiling, but it wasn't an issue for us). This is a great apartment with plenty of room. I would recommend to stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lisa and family, Thanks for your kind words, and thanks to clarifying some points. Hoping to meet you another time in Barcelona ! Sincerely regards
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Dallas, TX

Great stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Barcelona at this apartment.

Judit did a great intro to us at the apartment. She also helped us arrange an early morning taxi.

It is well equipped, yet we never really used the kitchen.

We enjoyed the quick access to the metro and walking distance to other areas.

The washing machine worked well. We enjoyed the couch and chairs as well as the large tables to plan our days.

Per some of the other comments, there are oddities. Partial walls between bathrooms, no A/C in the 2nd bedroom, and small beds in the 2nd room.

All-in-all a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Robert and family. We always appreciate a nice review. only to comment, that may be helpful. The single beds on the second bedroom have standard size 90x180cm and we believe that centralized air conditioning is powerful enough to maintain a good temperature throughout the apartment. Hoping we'll see you another time in Barcelona. My best wishes !
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Wonderful Location, perfectly equipped apartment.

  • 4 of 5

This is a stylish, well equipped apartment located within easy walking distance to most major sights and shopping. All arrangements through Judit were friendly and professional including help locating police after my wallet was pick-pocketed!

We had a couple of issues with the apartment which might be useful for others to know. As others have mentioned it is on a busy road so leaving windows open at night is not an option & the second bedroom has no aircon so got quite hot. The master bedroom has no door and is open to the entry way which means you can hear people coming and going at different times or using the kitchen. The second bedroom has 2 single beds which are probably 'normal' size but were too small for our young adult sons (both around 6'3 so clearly not an issue for everyone) so one slept on the couch which was very comfortable. And finally the layout of the bathrooms doesn't allow for very much privacy. The wall separating the 2 rooms is only a 3/4 wall so while you can't see what's happening in the other bathroom you can certainly hear everything that's going on! Depending on who you're traveling with this may or may not be an issue for you.

I don't want to sound negative about the apartment as we really enjoyed our stay in a great space in a wonderful location.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kymmie, Thanks for your nice review. We really appreciate all your comments. We are so glad to know that you and your family enjoyed your stay. Hoping we'll see you again in Barcelona Best Regards
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Second visit -- this time with family -- still excellent!

  • 5 of 5

After a brief 2014 long weekend stay, I brought my family back for a 5 night visit in June 2015. Judit was an incredible host...very helpful again. It is hard to overstate the convenience of the location and the proximity to a key crossing point on the metro line. The kids had a wonderful time enjoying the neighborhood and using this great property to explore a fabulous city. And this time we actually made use of the well-kitted kitchen to enjoy a quieter Saturday night meal at home and breakfasts in the comfort of the apartment. We are already looking forward to our return!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lance, It was a pleasure to meet you for a second time with your family. As I already imagined, a very nice and friendly family! It is a pleasure for us to know that you find yourself well received and well attended, it is our greatest satisfaction and if you will come back again, you will be again super welcome!! Many thanks
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New Jersey

Terrific apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed here for a week in May. It was very easy communicating with Judith; she was very responsive. She arranged for cabs to pick us up and drop us off at the apartment. She also had many restaurant recommendations. The apartment is on a very busy street but, with the air conditioning on, noise was not an issue. While the lighting in the living room was dim, we did not find it to be so terrible -- and we are used to very bright lights. There are several flights of stairs to climb to the apartment and there is no elevator so this is not suitable for those unable to walk up. Since the shower in the master bathroom did not have a glass partition or curtain, lots of water ended up on the floor; we decided to shower in the second bathroom to prevent this. Also, we ran out to buy shampoo and soap for the bathrooms. However, these negatives did not detract from our overwhelmingly positive experience in the apartment. It is in a terrific location for sightseeing, walking, the Gothic Quarter, Barceloneta, etc. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sheri and family, Thanks for your nice review. Just for to clarify, since the apartment has two bathrooms, the master bathroom is designed for relax and to make a bath rather than a shower, but you also can be. The other bathroom more functional for the shower. We believe that much of the attractive of the apartment is the modern design and we think is important for our guests and for us. As for the shampoo and soap, I apologize if I did not realize that there was little, not usual. I really appreciate your comments, always to improve! Hoping we'll see you again in Barcelona. My best wishes.
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Madrid, Spain

Great location, Nice weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three days and was amazing. We enjoyed a lot the walks in the Gothic area, bars and restaurants but we also cooked and spent time in a very nice apt with european style.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words ! Hoping we'll see you again in Barcelona ! All my best
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Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Aeroport del Prat - Barcelona
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Barceloneta - 15 minutes walking
Car: not necessary


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Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds convertible pushed together 1 king bed
  • 2 bedrooms - sleeps 4 1 sofa - sleeps 1 2 baby cribs
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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