Cosy, Quiet and Central Room (A2)

Apartment - Private room · Carrer de Padilla, Barcelona, Catalonia 08025, Spain
Joan Pere & Jaume

Cosy room in a colourful, quiet and central apartment in Sagrada Familia neighborhood. Very well connected by public transportation and a short walk away from many major city attractions. Couple of smiling and polite hosts included! ;-)

Your host, Joan Pere & Jaume
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Cosy room in a colourful, quiet and central apartment in Sagrada Familia neighborhood. Very well connected by public transportation and a short walk away from many major city attractions. Couple of smiling and polite hosts included! ;-)

The Space

The apartment is in a 1950's building that is in mint condition and we are in the process of renovating the apartment too. We are trying to maintain the original spirit with a twist: we love colour! And have I mentioned that you can see the Sagrada Familia from our living room? ; )

By the way, the apartment can hold up to five people in two rooms, this one being the two person room.
The bed is double size (135cm) and has got a mahogany head that has belonged to Jaume's family for more than one hundred years (it's a modernist antique). We painted the room and bought a new mattress in April 2013.

This room is ideal for short stays, either for one person or a couple with little luggage. If you have a lot of luggage or want a more spacious room you might want to check out room A1 (link below).

Guest Access

In our apartment you will enjoy a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, wi-fi connection and we also supply sheets and towels. You are also free to use the living room.

We’ll provide you with a set of keys (building and apartment’s) so you can be completely independent and come and go as you wish. The only limitation is that noise is to be kept to a minimum after 22h (we have thin walls and elderly neighbours and it is also a Barcelona city ordinance).

Interaction with Guests

We love talking about our different countries and customs. We think, it’s a beautiful way of learning about this wonderful world we live in. And since we love our city, giving advice about what to see and where to go is second nature to us. Depending on your tastes we will recommend you touristic places or the ones we locals enjoy. We live in the apartment too, so we'll be able to help you with anything else that you need.

The Neighborhood

In our neighborhood we have many different supermarkets and a lot of bakeries and restaurants (all kinds of cuisine, fast food included!). There’s also this little cafeteria right next door where you can have a very good Catalan lunch (Esther is such a good cook!) for an extremely reasonable price. And if you want to cook at home, we have a public market just around the corner and a fantastic fruits & vegetables shop where you can buy directly from the farmer (absolutely recommended !!!).

On top of that, right outside our building you have Sagrada Familia, Sant Pau Hospital, Encants Vells market, Passeig Sant Joan and Gràcia neighbourhood. If you like going for a walk, within 30min you can also reach Parc Güell, Parc de la Ciutadella, Passeig de Gràcia, the beach or even Barri Gòtic (that's the old town).

Getting around

About public transportation, you have 2 subway lines right here (we call them 'metro', by the way) and around 12 different bus lines. We recommend buying a T-10 card to use the public transportation system but you better check out the Barcelona Card just in case it suits you better.

We’re also very well connected to Sants Train Station and El Prat Airport. In case you come with your own car, there’s a couple of private garages around the building and also a low cost parking lot (perfect for longer stays) a little further away but directly connected by metro.

Other Things to Note

Any question left? Feel free to ask as many as you need. We look forward to meeting you!

And don't forget to take look at our Façebock (can’t mention it by name but you know what we mean, don’t you?). You can search us as ‘JoanPere Jaume’. Have a nice day!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $140
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Nous avons passé 4 nuits chez Jaume et Joan pere, un très bon accueil , propre et chaleureux . On s'y sent comme a la maison . A deux pas du métro de la Sagrada : très pratique . Calme la nuit . Je vous le recommande vivement !

    July 2014
  • La verdad que ha sido una hermosisima experiencia haber disfrutado de barcelona desde tan calido y lindo lugar. Mucho han tenido que ver Jaume y Joan Pere quienes han sido super amables, divertidos y nos han brindado sus experiencias y consejos. El departamento lindo, super bien ubicado y limpio. Estamos muy contentos y agradecidos!!

    July 2014
  • Barcelona es una hermosa ciudad donde conviven múltiples culturas, muchos paisajes y gente como Joan Pere y Jaume. Excelentes anfitriones, la pasamos muy bien, fuimos acogidos como en casa. Son personas maravillas a las que en poco tiempo logras aprender a apreciar. Gracias por todo

    June 2014
  • Los anfitriones han sido fantásticos y nos han facilitado muchísimo nuestra estancia. Nos han aconsejado donde ir, qué hacer y como llegar a donde queríamos. El alojamiento está al lado de la sagrada familia y estás como en casa.

    June 2014
  • Quels hôtes incroyables !
    Nous avons adoré l'accueil que nous avons reçu. Les hôtes sont très disponibles pour répondre aux questions ou pour aider dans l'appartement. En plus, Jaume a un super humour !
    L'appartement est extrêmement bien situé avec une vue superbe sur la Sagrada. De plus, l'endroit est très propre.
    Merci infiniment à nos hôtes ! Nous saurons où aller dans un futur voyage à Barcelone !

    May 2014
  • Joan Pere er Jaume

    Excellent location, helpful owners. However, room was
    too small for comfort, and kitchen could greatly benefit
    from modernization, like the purchase of a new stove.

    May 2014
    Joan Pere & Jaume
    Response from Joan Pere & Jaume:

    Duc is right: the room is too small for a long term use with lots of luggage. In fact, we clearly say so in our profile. The question is: why they rented the room if they had a lot of luggage and where going to stay a long time? Discomfort was going to happen for sure!

    We try our best to write truthful descriptions, but it’s very important that guests read them carefully before booking. In fact, we encourage you to ask as many questions as needed just to make sure we can offer the kind of experience you are searching for.

    May 2014
  • The apartment was as expected. Wonderful view if the Sagrada. 5 minute walk from the Sagrada but in a residential neighborhood away from the tourists but close enough to easily access the hop on hop off bus. Metro is 5 minute walk, the room is small but very comfortable for one person. Two people could stay if a short stay. The apt. Is quiet. Easy walk to restaurants in the neighborhood. The hosts are very kind and easy to have good conversations with. The hosts are extremely helpful, welcoming and hospitable. They love sharing their knowledge about Barcelona and give the extras that make it special. Staying here is like visiting friends. I would highly recommend this apartment.

    May 2014
  • 这是一个地点非常好的地方,离圣家堂才200公尺!房东非常热情,给了我们推荐了非常好的行程跟平民美食(比导游还专业精密到巷弄的参观及时间计算),我们基本都不用做功课〜房间不大但有精心规划让住的人很方便!房东真的很爱巴塞罗那,透过他的讲解让我们更了解巴塞罗那包罗万象的美,建议第一次到巴塞罗那的人可以选择这里,不会后悔的!:-)

    May 2014
  • Отличная ретро-квартира с прекрасными людьми. Находится в квартале от Саграда Фамилия. Несмотря на центр города — достаточно спокойно и по-барселонски уютно.
    Приехали поздно ночью. В полвторого. Но нас ожидал Хуан и не ложился спать до нашего прихода. Быстренько объяснил как пользоваться квартирой и пожелал спокойной ночи. Они занимаются музыкой, но не начинают уроков раньше 10. О том, что будет играть пианино предупреждают еще с вечера. Квартира чистая и опрятная. Вода не совсем горячая, но в некоторых моментах это был даже плюс. Возможно, что нужно было немного дольше просто подождать. Можно пользоваться феном, гладильной доской, утюгом. Мы принимали душ поздно ночью после возвращения. Это не мешало хозяевам квартиры. В наличии есть быстрый wi-fi. Холодильник — тоже не проблема. Окна комнаты выходят во внутренний дворик. Каждое утро будил запах кофе с кухонь жильцов. Других запахов не было))) Из зала открывается шикарнейший вид на Саграда Фамилия и на город. На ночь в зале горит ночник, что очень удобно, так как не надо включать общий свет, чтобы добраться до комнаты.
    Хозяева квартиры очень милы, предупредительны и ненавязчивы. Свободно владеют английским. Честно пытаются правильно выговаривать незнакомые для них имена. Дают очень дельные советы как и что где в городе посмотреть, и где и что можно покупать, а где и что — нет. Приятные творческие люди. Чувствуется, что стараются дать максимальный комфорт своим постояльцам.
    Эта квартира — отличный вариант для тех, кто хочет за небольшие деньги максимально окунуться в атмосферу Барселоны и комфортно провести дни в этом городе.

    April 2014
  • We had an excellent stay with Jaume and Joan Pere. They responded promptly to our last minute accomodation request and gave useful directions to the flat and other information. The flat was in an amazing location! Right next to the beautiful Sagrada Familia, which you could even see from the flat window. Jaume and Joan Pere were very friendly and welcoming and gave us some really useful information about things to do, places to eat etc and we had the most amazing time in Barcelona as a result! I would definitely recommend staying here if you are visiting Barcelona!

    April 2014
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Hello! We are a polite and funny couple with a lot of interests (music, comics, the Eurovision Song Contest, steam trains...) that also loves to host people from different cultures from around the world. We speak Catalan, Spanish, German, English and French. Joan Pere works as a foreman builder and Jaume is a sound engineer and also an osteopath (if needed, I can take care of you while you stay whit us). You can see more about us in Façebock (this page doesn't allow to mention that other one by name, sorry!) if you search us as 'jaume.joanpere'. Oh, and if you want to discover the 'real' Barcelona, just ask. Have a nice day! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pareja divertida y educada: Joan Pere arquitecto técnico y Jaume ingeniero de sonido y osteópata. Ambos nacidos en Barcelona y apasionados de nuestra ciudad. Más allá de la Barcelona turística hay otra ciudad. Si la quieres conocer, sólo tienes que preguntar... Para saber más de nosotros, nos podéis buscar en Façebock (siento el truco pero esta página no permite mencionar a esa otra) como 'jaume.joanpere'. ¡Que tengáis un buen día!
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