About this listing
Our cozy room in our big and beautiful 19th century apartment is very centrally located on a quiet street very close to La Rambla, the Metro, Barcelona´s most famous market ¨La Boquería¨, restaurants, cafes and many famous museums.
We are renting out a cozy bedroom in a spacious 19th century (1861) house with traditional mosaic floor and high ceilings superbly located in a quiet street in a beautiful part of the old town just off Las Ramblas, close to the port, the gothic quarter and Montjuic.
The room is suitable both for a couple or single users.
Clean bedding and towels are provided and we share a spacious bathroom. You are welcome to prepare your breakfast or cook your meals in our fully fitted kitchen with utensils, crockery, etc and space to store your food or drinks in cabinets and/or fridge; although there are beautiful cafes and restaurants right next door that serve good coffee and delicious food - We will be happy to direct you to our favorite ones.
The apartment includes a small dining room with tables and chairs for your breakfast and meals, a clean living room with comfy sofas, a big table and two balconies facing the street.
Wifi internet and a washing machine are available at no extra cost. Should you have a car, there are several underground Car Parks close by.
The apartment is very centric and many attractions and hidden gems are within walking distance. The Filmoteca (Art house cinema), the Boqueria Market (Barcelona's most famous food market) and the bar Marsella (Barcelona's oldest and most emblematic bar) are right next door; the MACBA (Museum for Contemporary Art), the CCCB (Center for Contemporary Culture) and the Sunday's Second Hand Book Market are 5 min. away. The gothic quarter with its narrow streets and breathtaking squares lays just on the other side of Las Ramblas. The Barceloneta Beach with its infinite sea food restaurants, Tapas bars and Night Clubs is at walking distance (20 min.) but you can also take a bus or the Metro (Liceu or Sant Antoni station).
The Metro also takes you to tourist attractions such as Sagrada Familia, Parque Guell and Paseo de Gracia and to the train station Sants were you can go for a day trip to the areas surrounding Barcelona.
The airport bus takes you to Plaza Catalunya which is at 10 min. walking distance from our apartment.
Our lovely neighborhood offers a lot at day and night time. From cozy and yummy breakfast places, most delicious and hip lunch cafes (vegetarian, vegan, meat, fish, national and international food), boutiques, fancy art galleries and record and book shops, the Opera and several theaters to famous nightclubs, we will be happy to direct you to the best ones.
We also have two lovely cats called Jordi and Schnitzel who will be happy to welcome travelers from all over the world.
In the wintertime it is important to know that we have central heating in our apartment so you will always have a warm and cozy room.
It is an apartment that you definitely want to come back to...
You can use the living room, the kitchen etc. as if it was yours (there is storage space for you, fridge, you can cook, prepare tea and coffee etc.) Just feel at home!
Interaction with Guests
We are usually present during our guest´s stay and will be happy to answer you any questions you might have.
The neighborhood is very colorful with lots of people from all over the world living there.
In the last 10 years, El Raval became the cultural area of Barcelona with many important museums, art galleries and cultural institutions.
You will find many cozy and delicious restaurants, and at nighttime the neigborhood also has a lot to offer.
Barcelona's oldest and most famous bar "Marsella" is just around the corner.
There is a metro station very close by (green line L3, Liceu station).
There is a parking garage right in front of the apartment where you can leave your car savely during your stay.
Coming from the airport
The easiest way the get to our place is by Aerobus. The bus takes approx. 25 min. to its final station Plaza Catalunya. From there it is a 10 min. walk down La Rambla to our apartment.
Other Things to Note
We have 2 cats.
There is a parking garage in our street in case you arrive by car, Neighbors get a special discount.
You can come home and get up whenever you feel like. You can smoke on the balconies. The washing machine is on your disposal.
Our doorbell says 1º 2ª and you have to walk up to the SECOND floor. Please do not use the neighbor´s door bell...
About the Host, Sonja & Chini
We are graphic and audio visual designers from Argentina and Germany living in Barcelona for more than 10 years.
We love Barcelona and know the city by heart.
As we travel a lot and work around the world we know how important it is to feel at home in any place. That is why we want to offer you a beautiful and cozy place in the heart of Barcelona were you can feel at home for one or more days.