Apartment - Private room · Plaça Comercial, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain


The Space

THIS LISTING IS FOR ONE DOUBLE ROOM WITH WINDOW (for the other rooms you can check my other listings in my profile)

(in the photos is "ROOM 1" ) , HAS A DOUBLE BED AND A WINDOW TO AN INTERIOR QUARTYARD, fresh linen and towels are provided and cleaning fees are included in the price.

THE AREA /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

El Born is one of the neighbourhoods making up Barcelona’s city centre
El Born has been transformed in recent years to become one of the trendiest neighbourhoods of Barcelona. Just 10 blocks of the Ramblas, its warren of old streets are bursting with chic tapas and cocktail bars, candlelit restaurants and fashion boutiques.
On Calle Montcada, before you get to the Picasso museum, is one of Barcelona´s best cava bars, El Xampanyet.
The area borders the Gothic Quarter and the port, is 10 min walking distance to the beach barceloneta.

TRANSPORT - EXCELLENT LOCATION /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

++the flat is just at the corner of PASEO DEL BORNE and 2´ from PICASSO MUSEUM
++10 minutes walking to the beach,
++2 minutes to cittadela park if you love to go for running in the morning or even evening

I´m a girl girl from Buenos Aires, working in fashion. Sometimes i live at the flat, though many times im abroad and you would be sharing the flat with people like you travelling around.

I provide my guests with fresh linen and towels, keys, English tourist guides and top recommendations from a local who likes good and cheap restaurants, wine bars, local beers, cool places, cultural events, fashion, flea markets, & hidden places to discover.

Any question or doubt please feel free to ask me
i would be pleased to help :-)

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Guest Access

kitchen, dinning room, toillet, bathroom

Interaction with Guests

I live and work 15 min from the flat, so i can be there at anytime my guest needs me.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $21 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Maria was friendly and her flat was clean, comfortable, and in a great location. We loved the neighborhood.

    April 2014
  • For my stay in Barcelona, I chose Maria's trendy and comfortable home. It was a great location, with tons of great shops and surrounding restaurants. Maria made herself very available for questions and help. I would recommend this place any day and hope to be back one day!!

    March 2014
  • The location of the apartment is excellent! The apartment is clean and communication with Maria went very well. We had a great stay in Barcelona!

    March 2014
  • Having never been to Barcelona before, I picked Lorena's flat to stay in because I liked the way she had it decorated. Crazy as that seems, it actually turned out to be a great decision. Now, having walked all over the city for a week, I can now say Lorena's flat is perfectly located in the heart of the Born district -- with its walking streets, easy access to two metro stops, Picasso Museum and historic attractions, one-of-a-kind boutique shops, cafés, and bars, and close proximity to the beach, parks, and an amazing spa.
    The flat is located in the heart of an intriguing maze of alleys filled with charming stores to explore -- a very hip area with more locals than tourists. In nice weather, families and friends live on the streets, eating and chatting at the many little tapas places and cafés. Despite traveling as a single female, there was never a moment when I didn't feel safe, welcome, or at home in the neighborhood.
    The flat itself is small, but Lorena always made me feel at home and was both friendly and helpful in every way possible. The room was simple, but clean, cute and private. One caution -- it is 53 steps up the inside of the building from the front door to the flat, with no lift, so don't bring heavy luggage or bad knees ;)
    No matter where I went or what I did during the day, I was always happy to return "home" to the neighborhood and to Lorena's place. And by the end of the week, I was actively fantasizing about moving there :)

    September 2013
  • Lorena is amazing and you must stay here when visiting Barcelona!

    Her flat is easy to find, very close to several modes of public transportation, and is surrounded by many excellent food choices.

    Lorena is definitely a pro when it comes to renting out the rooms in her flat. :) Everything was very clean and organized. She showed us around the flat, how to use the shower, what items were available to us, and introduced us to her other tenant (who happened to be from our same area in the US).

    We sat around for a few minutes and chatted when we arrived. She told us about the area and provided us with a guide/map that she'd created with tons of shopping, restaurant, and activity tips. Throughout our short stay we saw Lorena in passing and she was always polite and asked us where we'd gone and offered up more suggestions.

    Her home is very welcoming, the area is great, and Lorena is second to none when it comes to hosting.

    We will definitely be back to Barcelona and we will absolutely stay with Lorena!

    September 2013
  • I had a great stay at the appartment of Lorena. It is a cool bohemian flat in the middle of born, a perfect area to explore barcelona as it lies between the beach and the gotic quarter. And she was a perfect host givingmea warm welcom and with a map and additional information provided. Thank you for hoating me and sorry I did not have more time! Kind regards,Chris

    September 2013
  • Lorena's apartment was a lovely place to stay. Our room was spacious and comfortable, and the apartment itself was neatly decorated and made our stay all the more of an awesome experience. Lorena had lots of good information about Barcelona for us to browse through and made excellent recommendations for local places to see and eat. I would happily come to stay again!

    September 2013
  • Staying with Lorena and in her lovely apartment made my stay in BCN very enjoyable. The apartment is located in the very centre of BCN at the pulse of everywhere, in the safer part of Borne and very well connected to the metro lines. I very much appreachiated the lovely interior of every room in Lorenas's flat and that it was clean at any time. It was easy to feel at home.
    Lorena is a lovely person putting much effort into people feeling cosy at her place (thank you Lorena for hosting me, coming back to BCN, I d like to stay with you again anytime if possible). For everyone who is in love with pretty and flavourful jewlery should also visit Lorena's shop.

    September 2013
  • I really enjoyed my stay in barcelona. Lorenas place is perfektly located - in the middle of borne, 10min walk to the beach. The room was very quiet and lorena gave us a good introduction of everything.
    Thanks for this beautiflul experience!

    September 2013
  • The apartment is perfectly located in a great area close to everything you need. The apartment was clean and had everything you needed. Lorena is a lovely host and made you feel very welcome. The only thing I was a bit disappointed with was that our bed was a mattress on the floor.

    August 2013
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I'm originally from Buenos Aires (Argentina), though my family is also Spanish so i moved to Barcelona almost 10 years ago, i had been living in Viena as well, and travel a lot for work, and Barcelona captivated me since the first time, is the littlest cosmopolitan city that combines creativity jobs, with beach and bohemian lifestyle. I had studied Industrial design and i work in product design for a fashion label.
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