Romantic-Rustic flat-Arc de Triomf

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Passatge de Sant Benet, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain
Your host, Laura
50 Reviews
Response rate: 97%
Response time: within a few hours

The Space

This cozy beautiful 2 bedroom apartment located in the 1st floor of a building with an elevator is perfect for a small families or couples. The wooden floor and the wooden beans in the ceiling give it the Romantic-Rustic touch and is located in a very central location, just few meters away from the Arc the Triunf train and Metro st, but also in a very quiet street. It has everything you and your family may need to feel just like at home.

The area is very nice, Safe and well communicated with Metro, Bus and train. The district name is Sant Pere, Santa Catcerina y la Ribiera; also called "El Born" is a very old part of the city that maintenance the charm of the Gothic architecture. Churches such the Santa Maria del Mar, The famous paseo del Born, the city Park Ciutadella or the Market Santa Caterina are walking distance. Many locals come to this area on the weekends to have a drink, eat in a terrace of a nice restaurant or simply enjoy the atmosphere just walking around the little streets. Great for Shopping and tapas too. La Barceloneta is the old fishermans village of Barcelona down town is also close by together with The Zoo, the Paseo Picasso and paseo Colon great for restaurants and bars, the Turkish baths of Bcn, the Gothic district where you'll find the famous Ramblas and Plaza Real.

Ninety square meters wooden floor apartment consisting of:
-2 double bedroom with double bed, night tables, lamps and closet. The main bedroom has a small balcony with natural light.
-Bathroom with bathtub and shower.
-Fully equipped kitchen with all necessary utensils for self catering porpoise, oven, stove, coffee maker etc..Also washing and drying machine.
-Living room area with dining table and chairs, 2 sofas, Plasma Tv and balconies to the street.
-Heating system in every room.
-Bed linen and towels are provided.

Late Check-in after 11pm €20
I look forward to welcome you to Barcelona!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $21 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $912 /week
Monthly Price: $3228 /month
Security Deposit: $140
Cleaning Fee: $56
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 1:00 PM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Thanks Laura!

    The stay was great, although we didn't meet Laura we were met at 1am to be brought the keys as our flight had been delayed and were able to leave our bags in the apartment until we needed to pick them up prior to our flight on the last day.

    The apartments in a great area and we walked everywhere each day. Although it's not in the centre of town, it was really nice to be in a less touristy area which felt a little safer and gave us more reason to explore. There's a square behind the flat that has a few cafes and bars that are really great and lots of options if you don't feel like taking the 15 minute walk into town in the evenings to La Raval or Las Ramblas (would recommend Le Born - it was lovely and only a 5 minute walk away).

    In regards to the apartment itself - although the bedrooms, lounge and bathroom were well maintained, it was very creaky so you could hear a lot from the surrounding apartments and if you plan to self-cater (which we didn't) the kitchen is a little on the shabby side - though I don't doubt it's all in good working condition! It was very hard to get hot water in the shower (we tried a trick from previous reviews), but aside from this it had everything we wanted and for the price would definitely visit again!

    June 2014
  • Apartment nice and well located.
    Laura is very friendly, she let us check out very late without extra fees

    June 2014
  • The apartment was clean, quiet at night and very well located. Laura responses are quick, it was very appreciated. The kitchen can be more equipped, there's no toaster and no glasses for wine or water. On the pictures there's four towels but we only had two. There's a lot of moskitoes at night, even if we closed every door et window, our 9 months old baby had around 40 bites after 3 nights :( (email hidden) if you're with a baby. I would recommend this apartment.

    June 2014
    Response from Laura:

    Thanks for taking the time to review the apartment Julie. I make sure to bring those things to the apartment, there were always glasses in the kitchen, I guess they broke or were placed somewhere hidden. Its the first time someone said about the moskitoes I was there 2 weeks ago with my 10 month baby and we had no problems like that.

    June 2014
  • Dejlig lejlighed med perfekt (website hidden) ankom først kl. 01.30 d. 4/6 og blev lukket ind af en venlig person som dog ikke kunne ret meget engelsk, Laura har vi kun skrevet med.
    Lidt trafikstøj og myg, så godt at sove for lukket dør :-)...
    Gåafstand til mange hyggelige pladser, gader og gode Tapas steder..og stranden!

    June 2014
  • the flat was in a very central location, really easy to get around and about 20 minutes walk to the ramblas.
    the hosts well helpful, and communication was good.

    June 2014
  • Lovely apartment, easy to find. Good location close to the centre - we walked everywhere to see all the sights. Quiet neighbourhood. Well equipped kitchen. Useful selection of guide books on the bookshelf. Good wi-fi connection. Was glad I'd read Natasha's review (March 2014) about the hot water in the bathroom basin - a couple of times it wouldn't come hot, so I just turned the kitchen tap on as well for a moment and it worked a treat, the water heater sprang to life. No problems with getting hot water in the shower.

    We had a great few days. Thanks Laura

    May 2014
    Response from Laura:

    Thanks Pip! see you next time.

    May 2014
  • J'ai réservé l'appartement de Laura pour des amis, qui ont été très satisfait de l'accueil, de la propreté et surtout de l'emplacement. De leurs parts, je remercie laura et recommande fortement

    May 2014
  • 地理位置很好,楼下就有一个华人餐厅,从早上8点营业到23/24点,很方便!不过楼上在装修,幸好白天我们都出去了,晚上他们收工也挺早的。还算ok的。
    Todo ha sido OK.

    May 2014
  • We waren zeer tevreden over het appartement en de rustige omgeving.
    Jammer dat er een misverstand was bij het inchecken waardoor we buiten wat moesten wachten. Verder verliep alles prima.
    Voor een langer verblijf is het eerder aangewezen voor 4p ipv 6p.

    May 2014
  • I stayed here for two nights with a friend, the location is fantastic! Initially we were a bit overwhelmed about WHERE to stay in Barcelona, but were very happy with this choice, we had a car, but never needed to use it.

    Laura was exceptionally quick at responding to my messages, we sort of booked this last minute, but was pleasantly surprised when she accepted within an hour or two of the booking request! I would certainly stay here again!

    April 2014
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I am easy going, open minded & a laid back person. I love traveling, new experiences, new people... Fallen in love with Barcelona since the first time I got here and still loving it! Nice weather, relaxing and also interesting if you like Art, music, festivals, night life, etc... So, i will be happy to welcome you and to show you a bit more of this amazing city.
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