About this listing
Pretty loft (45m) in the center of Barcelona. Very good light. Good geographical situation, only 1min walking to go to the MACBA, 15 min to go to the beach.
One bed (queen size) and an additional bed. Equipped kitchen.
Interaction with Guests
Should not be available whenever my cleaning lady and her husband who live very close to the house can help you in whatever you need.
The neighborhood is a mulicultural area, Spaniards, Filipinos, Pakistanis. It is an area with children, pedestrianized. Many shops to buy, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. So also is the university nearby.
It is very important to keep in mind:
Not allowed to do any kind of party. That is from 12 at night you can not make noise, there may be fined up to € 200 per person if the police come home.
If something breaks at home please just have to tell me and fix as soon as possible.
Water consumption, to shower there is a thermos of 100 liters of hot water if the shower is very long, or many people followed showering is likely that water runs out and they drop paraa time to reheat.
We must protect the house as if it were the self.
It is a practical and functional home, it pretends to be a nice place to relax while enjoying Barcelona.
Le quartier est plutot sympa et vivant.....Nous avons été trés bien reçu par l'aide ménagére d'Alejandro qui nous a conseillé et avisé sur ce qu'il y avait à faire a proximité de l'appartement.
L'appartement est bien agencé et clair.Les sanitaires étaient propres et bien entretenues....
Nous avons passé 3 supers journées à visiter cette trés belle ville grace à la trés bonne localité de l'appart.
Muito feliz foi minha hopedagem e de meus amigos!!!!
A localização é perfeita :)
A descrição do apartamento corresponde perfeitamente com a realidade, porém ter apenas 1 ventilador dificultou as noites de calor já que fomos em 2 casais.
The flat is located near the rambla and you can reach the beach by foot. It is spacious enough for 4 people, even if the kitchen is really small. The bathroom is big and everything is ok. The neighborhood is not really clean but it is quite calm and not so noisy as said in other comments.
The apartment is well-located, near La-Ramblas and Universitat square. And it is very close the metro station Universitat. Also, for me, it looks like the same as in the pictures. Everything was fine, it was clean, there were lots of towels as well. The bad side of the apartment is, (even I knew) there was no air condition so it gets really hot in summer days. and the light button in the bathroom needs to be changed. In general, it is nice to stay. Thanks.
My partner and I stayed in Alejandro's apartment for 5 nights from the 11th - 16th of July 2015. Below is a list of the pros and cons with respect to three measures: the neighbourhood; the apartment; and the service.
- Location is fantastic; absolutely loved being in the heart of El Raval
- Less than a 10 minute walk to La Rambla (main street)
- Super close to the underground Metro train lines
- Apartment is quite spacious; could easily sleep 2-4 adults
- Large fridge and washing machine access
- Alejandro was easily contactable though we never met him face-to-face
- The street of the apartment location was a bit rundown
- To access the apartment, you had to climb a flight of internal stairs which could be difficult to manoeuvre with heavy items (suitcases)
- There was minor damage on multiple aspects of the apartment e.g. the toilet light didn't turn on; the bathroom light couldn't turn off; the shower drain clogged constantly; and there was a tile in front of the toilet not set
- The apartment was clean but not as clean as it could've been e.g. the shower was mouldy and the floor was dusty
- There is no air-conditioning which presented a problem during our visit as we had to sleep with the living room door open which allowed the sounds of a busy street to filter in until the early morning (2-3am)
Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our time in Barcelona and would happily stay with Alejandro again however we did find the listing slightly embellished the characteristics of the apartment.
The apartment was good, but a bit smaller than expected. It's quite basic but it does the job! Has most things you need, even if bits and pieces are temperamental. There's a supermarket opposite which is really handy and others in the vicinity with longer opening times. The location is really central and about 5 minutes from different metro stations. The buildings look a bit daunting from the outside but are much nicer inside. It's in quite a multi-cultural community which is welcoming to you. I would recommend this apartment to anyone, especially if you're in Barcelona to spend most of your time exploring the city. The housekeeper was very friendly, greeted as when we arrived late in the evening and always on hand to help, such as when the water went off! However be warned that it's not air conditioned, although a fan is provided. Can't comment on the host as we never met him!
Estuvimos un fin de semana en casa de Alejandro y todo bien, lo único que podríamos decir es que las fotos no son del todo reales, el piso no está mal por supuesto, pero el piso es bastante oscuro.
De todas formas esto no fue un problema ya que estábamos el día entero fuera. No es una zona tranquila, puesto que está casi en pleno centro pero como ventaja se puede ir a casi todos los sitios andando.
En cuanto a Alejandro, no le conocimos pero todo muy bien, incluso puedo ir una amiga nuestra antes a por las llaves.
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