COZY Room! Perfect location CENTER!

Apartment - Private room · Carrer de la Reina Cristina, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain

Best Location in Center City!! · 5 minutes Walking all best places: Beaches, El Borne Quarter ,Gotic Quarter, Harbour, La Barceloneta Quarter! Museo Picasso, Shopping, Ramblas, Parc de la Ciutadella, All places 5 minutes walking from your room! YOUR PLACE TO BE IN BARCELONA! :)

Hello!
Your room is in our large and spacious flat in the heart of Barcelona, in a unique location in the city. Two minutes from the harbor and a 5 minute walk to the best beaches of Barcelona. Located in a very famous listed building designed by architect Josep Xifre between 1836 and 1839, in Reina Cristina Street.
It is also a few minutes walk to the beautiful church of Santa Maria del Mar, 5 minutes walking to Gothic Quarter, 3 minutes to the Picasso Museum, 5 minutes to the Parc de la Ciutadella, all in the trendiest neighborhood in the city, El Borne, full of designer shops and boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and bars.
The room is quite spacious, with a relaxing Mediterranean decor that consists of a double bed, ideal for one or two people, two side tables, drawers, and desk with two chairs, and a fan. There is also an adjoining living room with a sofa, your own fridge, where you can leave food and drinks, and a wardrobe. There are two outdoor balconies with plants, one in your room and one in the living room. Besides, you can enjoy our library with lots of books specializing in design, contemporary art, architecture and design. There will be towels in the bedroom.
In all, 30 square meters for your own use!
At home we have a toilet and separate shower.
You can also walk to one of the most picturesque neighborhoods of the city: La Barceloneta, full of restaurants, terraces and ice cream parlours. Strolling you can get to the Cathedral, Las Ramblas, the Gothic district and all the most historic and charming areas in the city, just 10 minutes walking. And many other places of interest to discover by yourself.
If you want to make short trips, 3 minutes from home we have the France station, which will connect you by rail with other beautiful towns such as Sitges, Tarragona... The nearest subway stops are La Barceloneta, two minutes walking, and Jaume I, 5 minutes away, both in yellow line. There are also several bus lines that connect with other parts of the city.
Right in the storefront of our building we have Can Paixano, a very famous place that offers a combination of sandwiches and Cava with super popular prices, as well as the famous 7 Puertas restaurant, with an extraordinary menu!
We are waiting for you with open arms! We are sure you will enjoy your stay at home!
Big hugs!

Jose Luis and Juanjo

Hola!
Vuestra habitación está en un apartamento, grande y espacioso, en pleno centro de Barcelona, en una ubicación única en la ciudad. A dos minutos del puerto y 5 minutos caminando de las mejores playas de Barcelona. Situada en un edificio catalogado muy famoso en la ciudad construido y diseñado por el arquitecto Josep Xifré entre los años 1836 y 1839 en la calle Reina Cristina de Barcelona.
Localizado en uno de los barrios más emblemáticos de Barcelona, a 2 minutos caminando de la maravillosa iglesia de Santa María del Mar a 3 minutos del Museo Picasso, 5 minutos caminando al fantástico barrio Gótico, a 5 minutos del Parc de la Ciutadella, todo ello en el Barrio mas trendy de la ciudad, El Borne, lleno de tiendas de diseño, boutiques de moda, galerías de arte, restaurantes y bares.
Vuestra habitación es bastante amplia, con un decorado mediterráneo y relajante consta de una cama doble, ideal para una o dos personas, dos mesitas auxiliares, cajoneras , y mesa escritorio con dos sillas, ventilador , además disponéis de un living room contiguo a la habitación con sofá, nevera para uso propio, donde podrás dejar comida y bebida, armario, dos balcones exteriores con plantas, uno en vuestra habitación y otro en el living room. Además de nuestra biblioteca con un montón de títulos especializados en diseño, arte contemporáneo, arquitectura y diseño. En la habitación disponéis de toallas.
En total 30 metros cuadrados para vuestro uso!
En casa Disponemos de lavabo y ducha independiente.
Además podrás desplazarte caminado, a otro de los Barrios más pintorescos de la ciudad: La Barceloneta, lleno de restaurantes, terrazas y heladerías. Dando un paseo llegarás a La Catedral, Las Ramblas, El Gótico y a todas las zonas más históricas y con más encanto de la ciudad, justo a 10 minutos paseando. Y muchos otros lugares de interés que descubrirás por ti mismo.
Si lo que te apetece es hacer una pequeña excursión, a 3 minutos de casa tenemos la Estación de Francia, donde estarás conectado en tren con otras preciosas ciudades como Sitges, Tarragona…
La parada del metro más cercana es La Barceloneta, a dos minutos caminado o Jaume I a 5 minutos, ambas en la línea amarilla de metro, además disponéis de varias líneas de bus que os conectan con otras partes de la ciudad. En nuestro mismo edificio contamos con Can Paixano, la combinación mas famosa de bocadillos y Cava de la ciudad con precios súper populares, así como el famosísimo Restaurante 7 puertas, con una carta extraordinaria!
Te esperamos con los brazos abiertos! Seguro que disfrutarás de tu estancia en casa!
Un fuerte abrazo!

José Luis y Juanjo

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $21 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $21
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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  • We enjoyed our stay in Barcelona. It is a lovely and clean room. The location of the apartment was just perfect, very central

    April 2014
  • Juan Luis and Juanjo were fantastic hosts! They gave us great directions to their house as well as perfect recommendations on restaurants in the area that we would never have discovered without them. They were both very friendly and open to have a conversation at any time. They told us to make ourselves at home and they truly meant it. Because of them and the perfect location of their home, we would certainly recommend them and will stay with them again if we find ourselves back in Barcelona.

    April 2014
  • José Luis is the perfect host: both friendly and reliable. His beautiful home has lots of old world charm, is spacious, extremely comfortable and ideally located for both the city and the beach, defenitely the best place to stay in Barcelona!

    April 2014
  • Hello All, I stayed in "COZY Room" for two weeks, and it was beyond what I expected. Where I am from "cozy" is used as a polite way to say small, and these two rooms were far from small. The first room you enter has a modern sofa that is very comfortable, and it sits in front of an immense library of books on art, design and various other topics and genres. The room has a fridge, wardrobe, and a balcony. Then you enter the second room through a wooden door (that slides away) revealing a large and very comfortable bed that is immaculate in white sheets, shams, and blanket. The room also has a table and chairs for working or eating, two bed side tables with lamps, a dresser, portable heater, kettle, and a balcony. The room was furnished with tissue, tea, coffee, milk, sugar and spoons. Both balconies have beautiful plants, and they overlook a small street with a popular sandwich and cava den. The view is small but you can see the beautiful Montjuic on one side and a park square on the other side. The two rooms were very private and I felt like a king. The apartment is amazing. The shared spaces consist of a large living room that is decorated with the most unique contemporary art, a large television, a large sofa, and a coffee table. The room also has a balcony that peeks out onto the same street as the rooms do. The living room joins with the dining room which is cheerful and clean. Both these rooms have doors into the foyer. The kitchen is nice and complete with washer, toaster oven, and beautiful glassware. The bathroom is unique as it is split into two. One door is the toilet, and one has the shower and sink. This is handy as one can be used while another is in use. No waiting around for the facilities. The location is perfect. In between the beaches (Port Vell/Barceloneta) and El Born (Riberia). Between a commuter train station, the Metro, the city park (where Gaudi made a his first commission while still in school), and the post office. It is a short walk to Las Ramblas (where many tourists go to see street performers or shop.) Jose and Juanjo were amazing hosts. They stocked the room with brochures on the various things to do and see in Barcelona. They also sent me an email with a list of the best places to eat, drink, shop and see. I can tell you I tried many places in the city and their recommendations were always spot on. Their energy was peaceful, and welcoming; A zest for culture and hospitality. Jose and I sat drinking cava and chatting about my home, his home, and life in general. Juanjo was throwing a party at the Barcelona version of Moulin Rouge and invited me and my friends, and offered us free admission and drinks. Can you really do better than...

    April 2014
  • It was an absolute pleasure to stay in this cozy room. Everything ran smoothly; the place was spotless, José Luis & Juanjo are friendly and helpful hosts, and the apartment was ideally situated just steps away from Barceloneta. I recommend this place to anyone looking for a unique and memorable experience in Barcelona.

    March 2014
  • We stayed two nights in the room and had a great time! The room is very clean and very near all nice spots. Jose Luis and Juanjo are great hosts and made us feel very welcome, we definitely come back the next time we visit Barcelona.

    March 2014
  • Beautiful home and a truly perfect location near the port and La Rambla.

    March 2014
  • Jose Luis and Juanjo are very lovely people, and the room provided was fantastic. One of the most comfy beds I have slept in, and the apartment was in a central location near the port, which offered a lovely and not too long walk to the main tourist destinations. The guys were very respectful of privacy and great guys, keen to help with whatever you needed. Would stay at the same place again when I visit the beautiful city that is Barcelona :). An ideal stay.

    March 2014
  • José Luis & Juanjo were great hosts! The first impression of their accomodation after having climbed the stairs in this unique old building which is located just perfectly in Barceloneta was great. The flat has high ceilings, nice interior, is very open and the big old windows, which are open most of the time create this special light and cosy atmosphere. Once you step in it feels like home already.
    Downstairs just in the neighbourhood is this funky old bar, where you can have beautiful jamón and beef and this nice rosét with it, kind of champaign, think it was called kava.
    José recommended some really nice restaurants to us as well as places to go, which was a great help, as we haven´t really checked anything before.
    And you, as already said, he location can´t be better, 5 minutes to the beach, also 5 minutes to this funky neighbourhood called el born.
    Really a nice, pleasant and uncomplicated stay, thanks for everything!
    So we recommend a stay with José Luis & Juanjo 100% and would come back immediately!
    Cheers Isa & Phil

    March 2014
  • We have 4 days enjoyed the hospitality of José Luis & Juanjo. The apartment is located on the most favorable place to Barcelona. Both the apartment, the hosts and the location is a must. If we visit Barcelona again we sure here again.

    March 2014
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Hi, we are Jose Luis & Juanjo , architect and contemporary art curator. We love music, movies, design, architecture and cooking, and also the company of our friends and of course meet new people. We hope that your stay at our place will be pleasant and that you will feel like at home. We are more than happy to inform you and help you with everything you need about the city! Hola somos Juanjo y Jose Luis, comisario de arte contemporáneo y arquitecto. Nos encanta la música , el cine, el diseño , la arquitectura y la cocina. Así como disfrutar de la compañía de nuestros amigos. Y sobre todo conocer gente nueva! Esperamos que tu estancia en casa, sea de lo más agradable y que te sientas como en la tuya propia. Estaremos siempre dispuestos a informarte y ayudarte en todo lo que necesites sobre la ciudad de Barcelona!
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