Studio with private terrace! Enjoy!

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Carrer Mercaders, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain


Great small cozy studio apartment in the heart of Barcelona area called Borne. Messuering 25 m but have enouthg space for two people! Perfect for couples. On the roof you have your own private terrace where you can enjoy sunny days of

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Great small cozy studio apartment in the heart of Barcelona area called Borne. Messuering 25 m but have enouthg space for two people! Perfect for couples. On the roof you have your own private terrace where you can enjoy sunny days of Barcelona with your favorite dirnk!


Aprtment located in the best area of Barcelona called Borne. El Born district has become the most charming, surprising and enigmatic city. Anyone who has walked its streets, will have fallen totally surrendered to his spell. It is an exquisite neighborhood, almost magical vanity and beauty oozing from all sides. From the Ciutadella Park, through its intrinsic and winding streets, its magnificent Rambla, the fascinating church of Santa María del Mar or Santa Caterina market modernist everything is extraordinary in Born.


Santa Caterina Market - 2 min walking.
Mertro Jaume - 2 min walking.
Barcelona Cathedral - 3 min walking.
Las Ramblas - 5 min walking.
Plaza Catalunya - 5 min walking.
La Boqueria - 5 min walking.
Palau Guell - 7 min walking.
Beach - 15 min walking


El prat airport to take AeroBus to Plaza Catalunya, and then is just 8 min walking to the apartment.

Please don't hesitate to contact us. We always respond in few hours.

Justin & Maria

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Pull-out Sofa
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $142
Cleaning Fee: $21
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • The studio was in a great location - central and near many restaurants. The building was wonderful; old and historic. The studio was small and cozy, perfect for a weekend with my boyfriend. Also provided a space heater (which we used) as well as a fan and basic kitchen necessities. However, it was not clean. The bedsheets did not smell fresh and the blanket given had multiple stains (disgusting) so we opted to not use it. We also found some chips under the table. And we also found many parts of the studio were breaking apart, for example, the curtain rod kept coming off the wall. Minor problems, but overall good stay. Maria and Justin were flexible in letting our friends pick up the keys for us as we were arriving in Barcelona late at night.

    March 2014
  • Me and my boyfriend had a nice stay in Maria and Justin's apartment. The apartment was perfectly located and surrounded by a lot of really good restaurants. The apartment was clean and there were lots of warm water in the shower. We would stay there again next time we come to Barcelona.

    March 2014
  • Appartement très très bruyant, les voisins ont des chiens qui hurlent à l'envi. Murs tres fins qui laissent filer le son de la musique. Il faut prévoir des boules kies si on veut dormir, car les fenetres ne ferment pas : le bruit de la rue, des travaux est omniprésent.
    Les rideaux aux fenêtres ne sont pas coupés, ils trainent au sol. La pendule n'a plus de pile.
    Canapé lit inconfortable, avec un trou au milieu du matelas. Pour dormir, il vaut mieux mettre le matelas au sol.
    Terrasse ensoleillée mais mal équipée : pas de bancs ou chaises, mais des palettes en bois de recuperation, incofortable.
    Ventilation dans la salle de bain très bruyante et sale, pleine de poussière.

    Equipement pauvre dans l'appartement : pas de wifi ni machine à laver. Une carcasse de lave-linge bloque le passage vers la terrasse.

    Linge de lit trop succint et sale. Pas de housse autour de la couette trop petite pour deux. Dessus de lit sale.
    Seulement 2 serviettes pour 9 jours, dont une pleine de poils de chien. Malgré le signalement sur airbnb, pas de reponse ni de proposition pour le lavage.
    Appartement très bien situé, prix correct, ce qui n'explique pas les critiques négatives du dessus. Nous avons tout de même payé 360 euros pour 8 nuits en février, ce qui me parait cher vue l'implication nulle de ces loueurs sans scrupule.

    La nuit barcelonaise n'en est pas moins magique sur la terrasse.

    March 2014
  • Good stay. Ideally placed apartment. Very pleasant terrace.

    February 2014
  • It's a 4 on ten. This place is nice and is worse the price but is definitely not for everyone.
    First we give a 10 on 10 for the location : in the center of the Barri Gotic, you have all restaurants and night life at ten minutes walk.
    Then a 8 on ten for Justin & Maria : nice, cool and welcoming. A ring when you get there and a ring when you left. Easy.
    But it is as well a 4 on ten for the apartment conditions and a 2 on ten for the bed : actually it's a mini double bed with deep in between... not that comfortable specially for a couple.
    Long story short... this flat is a good deal for who plans to spend most of its days and nights outside the place. We very enjoyed to come and go over the course of our trip.
    Have good holidays to Barcelona people !

    February 2014
  • NOT RECOMENDED AT ALL Very bad, sad and dissapointed experience in justin and maria apartament, we were 3 terrorific days there… and i felt worst than a homeless people. Positive points -good location Negative points -Photos of Airbnb very far from reallity -Very very very Small -Everything was QUITE DIRTY -Very dusty -Dirty sheets where i was sleping and where you will sleep if you go there. -HAIR of people on the sheets -Dirty blankets with HAIR of people and spots i dont know of what -Big spot of Blood from period girls on the mattress under de sheets -Uncomfortable bed -Very dirty bathroom -Spots of shit on the wc -There wasn’t toilet paper -Imposible to step on the terrace -Cupboards broken and almost broken -Impossible to cook there, kicthen unpracticable -Very bad smell in the apartament This apartament will be the WORST thing in your experience in Barcelona, Barcelona is great but this apartament is… to put fire in it… hahaha… really… justin and maria have to many work to do to offer the apartament in acceptable conditions (read it in spanish, french, italian above by (website hidden) traductor) NO RECOMENDADO EN ABSOLUTO Muy mala, triste y decepcionante experiencia en el apartamento de Justin y Maria, estuvimos 3 noches horribles allí… y nos sentimos peor que si durmiésemos en la calle Puntos positivos -buena localización Puntos negativos -fotos de Airbnb muy alejadas de la realidad -muy muy muy pequeño -todo estaba muy sucio -muy polvoriento -las sabanas sucias donde dormí y donde dormirás si vas allí -Pelo de gente en las sábanas -Mantas sucias con pelo de gente y manchas que prefiero no saber de que -Gran mancha de sangre del periodo de alguna chica en el colchón -Cama incomodísima con un colchón de los chinos -Baño muy sucio -Manchas de caca (mierda) en el wc -No había papel higiénico -Imposible pisar la terraza -Armarios rotos o casi rotos -Imposible cocinar allí, cocina impracticable -Muy mal olor en el apartamento como a humedad constante Este apartamento será lo peor de tu estancia en Barcelona, Barcelona es genial pero este apartamento… esta como para prenderle fuego… jajaja. De verdad… Justin and Maria tienen mucho trabajo que hacer si quieren ofrecer un apartamento en condiciones. PAS RECOMMANDÉ DU TOUT Très mauvais , triste et déçu expérience dans justin et mary apartament , trois jours terrifiants nous y étions ... et je me sentais pire que pour les personnes sans-abri . points positifs - Bon emplacement Les points négatifs - Photos de Airbnb très loin de reallity - Très très très petit - Tout était très sale - Très poussiéreux - Les draps étaient sales où j'étais sleping et où vous pourrez dormir si vous y allez . - CHEVEUX de personnes sur les feuilles - Couvertures sales avec des cheveux et des taches de gens je ne sais pas de quoi - Big tache de sang de jeunes filles de la période sur le matelas sous les draps - Lit inconfortable -...

    February 2014
  • Although Maria was on time for check in and very kind and friendly to us, we simply cannot really recommend this apartment at this price for the following reasons:

    - It is very run down with old/broken furniture and kitchen cupboards, dirt under the fridge, not as it looks on the pictures...

    - The bathroom is very cramped and had a musty smell. There was hardly enough hot water for us both to take a shower.

    - The stairway leading up to the flat was very narrow and steep, it would have been a challenge with a large suitcase or if we had some problem to climb a lot of stairs and smelled like sewage.

    - Yes, the terrace is private and looks pretty much as described in the photo so would have been perfect to spend time outside in the sun, but we simply could not be there for more than 5 minutes due to the overpowering smell of take away food/deep fat frying oil which permeated the air.

    - There is no Wi-Fi in the flat.

    If you are not fussy about cleanliness or don't wish to spend more than a few hours sleeping then this apartment is in a very good location in the Born district of Barcelona with cute restaurants and shops in the surrounding streets and easy walking distance to Las Ramblas.

    Positive Points:

    - The little juliet balcony is cute and overlooks the street.
    - As the flat is 4th floor, it does get a lot of light.
    - The bed was comfortable and we slept well.
    - If you cleaned it first the kitchen would suffice for a quick breakfast. Inside the fridge was almost brand new and clean.
    - When we couldn't work the shower initially Maria answered the phone to us and gave us the info we needed straight away.

    January 2014
    Justin Y Maria
    Response from Justin Y Maria:

    Hi Amy If you read before booking the profile of the apartment is very clear no wifi :) so is not our mistake. the furniture is already fix it will be nice if you had warned me about this when you call me for the hot water... the hot water is available but not for LONG shower as u expected :/
    you clearly were very rude to the demands from the beginning and will expose your mail to show you were coming with predispocision../

    ¨I suffer from a bad dust allergy so please could you ensure that the apartment is cleaned properly before we arrive? Apart from that we are very much looking forward to staying in your place and being able to leave you a nice review...

    I did my best with the cleaning...
    Sorry but you all the time acting childishly sorry to let you now but you are not welcome!

  • The hosts seemed friendly and were easy to get in touch with, but the apartment was not worth the fare. The apartment was in a great location, but didn't look or feel like it had been thoroughly cleaned before our visit. There were shelving units that didn't work that were just sitting around, the hot water would run out after 5 minutes of showering, and the apartment had an overall smell to it that was irritating.

    January 2014
  • Les +
    - surface satisfaisante pour un couple
    - cuisine bien équipée
    - le quartier
    - la terrasse privative

    Les -
    - propreté limite, notamment dans la salle de bain
    - lit clic-clac correct mais sans plus
    - salle de bain exiguë

    January 2014
  • The apartment was in a great location right in the middle of Barcelona. A great place to have as a base to explore the city. Although it is small, there is definitely enough room for two people and the terrace is a great place to hang out, especially in summer. There was a bit of a misunderstanding with checking in but this was quickly corrected by Maria and it was not much of a hassle. The apartment was quite dusty which isn't pleasant when you have allergies.

    December 2013
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We are online marketing specialists enjoying life in the charming city of Barcelona more than 6 years ! We are happy to help you in any question and give you some tips! Have a nice day! Justin & Maria
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