About This Listing
One of two available rooms.Ensuite double in annexe of 16th-century palacio in centre of Soller, with garden and pool. 1-min walk to main plaza. 30 mins walk to the beach at Port Sóller, or 15 minutes by the historic tram. 3-night minimum stay in summer.
Beautiful, newly restored double room on first floor in the annexe to our main house, a palacio with a lush garden and pool in the centre of Sóller. The ensuite upstairs is also available should there be four of you. If you just book the one room, you might bump into delightful fellow airbnbers from time to time in the garden who are also staying.
Use of our garden and pool. There's wifi, though bear in mind the old walls are thick and you might have to wander about a bit to pick up signal. If you're staying for a week, you can use our washer and dryer. Fridge and kettle shared with other airbnb room, but not us. Also, despite the "bnb" we don't provide breakfast - but there are plenty of places on the nearby square.
Interaction with Guests
We're here in our own house, nextdoor if you require anything and we're happy to give you a crash course in what to do and where to go. Access to the room is through the vast entrance hall in the main house and then through garden.
The house is less than a minute walking to the buzzing main square, packed with bars and restaurants, and 30 seconds to the tram stop and train station. You can walk to the beach in about 40 minutes or take the tram. There are beautiful walks on the edge of town and to the surrounding villages (Deia and Fornalutx). All the shops and the supermarket within walking distance.
Stunning train to Palma (1 hour) or bus (30 mins). If you're arriving at Palma airport after 6.30pm, though, you'll miss the last bus/train. To port by tram in 15 mins. Bus to Deia 15 mins. You can happily stay here without the need to rent a car, though you might consider this option if you want to discover more of the island. Parking is free on the main road (ten-mins walk)
Other Things to Note
We have three endearing cats who often sun themselves in the garden, so if you don't like animals or are allergic, steer clear. We're a gay couple, so likewise, homophobes should look elsewhere. We're Barry and Pablo (see profile) and are lively, engaging hosts with a wealth of knowledge and books to share with you if you like.
Common sense. Don't leave the front door open. Don't make noise in the garden after midnight as we have neighbours. Make yourself at home!
Super acceuil de Barry !! Avec de très bon conseils sur les restaurants, les bus...il nous laisse un plan de Soller.
Le quartier est super on est en plein centre de Soller.
La maison est magnifique ( une maison mieux que dans les magazines déco!!!) le jardin est enchanteur !!
C'est très propre
If you want to go to Soller - and you should - as it is one of the most charming places in Mallorca - staying at Barry's is brilliant. It is central, the rooms are charming and the garden is an asset in itself. As hosts Barry and Pablo are very helpful, caring and nice. /Elise and Poul from Aalborg, Denmark.
Barry et son compagnon sont charmants, enthousiastes, très accueillants et disponibles. Leurs conseils sont précieux !
La maison est magnifique, le patio est un vrai paradis. Les rosiers, le datura, les citronniers...nous nous y sentions si bien que nous avons même renoncé à aller au restaurant le soir (l'accès à une cuisine est possible) !
La région est superbe. Nous avons fait de très belles randonnées.
La chambre est spacieuse, la salle de bains magnifique ! Tout est très propre et ordonné.
Such a great stay, what could I say, marvellous, everything was perfect, our hosts, Barry and Pablo (such great hosts), the house ( a palace), the garden ( a dream), the room (very comfortable bed), the bathroom ( Hotel Ritz ;-)), the surrounding ( beautiful). We´ve been very sad the we must leave, the next time we´ll stay a few days longer. I can highly recommend this place and there are not enough stars to give.
Everything about our stay was great. The room and house were beautiful, Barry was incredibly nice and very helpful, Sóller is beautiful and there's much to do in and around the town. And the cats were sweet as could be! We highly recommend staying here if you can!
The house, the garten and the airbnb room are all charming, amazing and simply breathtaking. Berry and Pablo are very welcoming, always available and even entertaining at times :-) It is a real jewel on the aribnb site. I hope to come back one day.
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About the Host, Barry
We're Barry (from Ireland) and Pablo (from California). We're especially happy to host people with interests in art history, history, culture, decorative arts and so on. One of is is a medievalist,journalist and translator, the other an interior decorator. We are knowledgeable about Mallorca (see our website contemporarybalears). Note we have two cats who sometimes sun themselves in the shared garden so if you're allergic, this house is probably not for you!