Charming Born apartment

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Carrer del Corretger, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain

The Space

Very nice 2 bedroom apartment for 6 people (1 double bed, 2 single beds and 1 sofa bed) in the middle of Borne. Is a first floor with a private entrance from the street. There is wi-fi connection free. Charming apartment of 70 m2, high ceilings and 2 balconies. Next to the Picasso Museum, Ciutadella Park and the Mercat del Born, located in an environment of designer shops and trendy restaurants and bars. It is 10 minutes far away from las Ramblas and from the beach . Very well connected: Jaume I station (yellow line) is five minutes walking from the apartment.

To come from the airport, a taxi costs around 25 euros and it takes approximately 20 minutes. If you come by train (the train station is in Terminal 2) you have to get off the train at Estació de França (around 30 minutes). From there you have 5 minutes walking to the apartment (you will see the route in a picture). The train costs 2,85 euros. There is also a bus, called Aerobus, that goes from the airport (Terminal 1 and 2) to Plaça Catalunya. It costs 5,35 euros per person and it takes around 40 minutes. From Plaça Catalunya you can walk to the apartment, but if you are carrying luggage it is better to take the metro (yellow line) and get off at the first stop (Jaume I).

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 4
Extra people: $36 / night after 4 guests
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Security Deposit: $213
Cleaning Fee: $57
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Helena's flat is exactly as described and a real little gem for that matter, both in terms of layout, cleanliness and location!!!

    Helena was very forthcoming in terms of allowing us to check-in early and check-out late and which was very appreciated by our little group of four who was staying here for Easter.

    She was very quick in regards to responding to any questions we had as well.

    We would highly recommend her place to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in the Born area!!!

    April 2014
  • Perfekte Wohnung für einen Kurztrip nach Barcelona. Alles so wie auf den Bildern. Kurze Wege zu den Sehenswürdigkeiten, unbedingt das Picassomuseum anschauen. Sehr gerne wieder.

    April 2014
  • Helena's apartment was stylish, comfortable and very well located - close to trendy shops, bars and great restaurants. The apartment was clean and quiet and everything was very well thought through. We will definetely stay here again next time we visit Barcelona.

    April 2014
  • The apartment is very well situated in Born, just a few blocks from the Picasso Museum. It is on a very small street or alley and our taxi driver from the airport could not find it on his map. After a call to Helena, everything was sorted out.
    The front door was kind of hidden (it's the one to the right), but when we found the door bell it was no problem.
    We never met Helena and it was the cleaning lady that met us at the apartment and walked it through with us. It worked out very well.
    The apartment was in very good condition and the pictures shows it as it is.
    There was plenty of towels but no schampoo or shower cream (Helena never said it was included, but you never know...). It had soap and toiletpaper though.
    Not far from the apartment there is a Supermarket whith the most essential stuff you need. There are also some bakeries in the area.
    Helena was very quick on replying when we asked things through airbnb and we felt that she was there when we needed.

    Thank you Helena for a very nice place to stay in. I would stay here again when I go backto Barcelona and I have already recommended it to friends!

    March 2014
  • nous avons passe un excellent moment a Barcelone. L'appartement est central, bien chauffé, avec une bonne literie, il est agréable, calme, mais un peu sombre. Je vous le recommande.

    March 2014
  • We had a very nice time with our 6-year old daughter in Helena's beautiful , very clean and perfect apartment. Everything is nicely decorated, the rooms are cosy and just charming.
    Helena herself was very helpful, although we never got to meet her personally.
    We really felt at home from the first minute and the location is just perfect!
    A nice bakery is just around the corner .
    We can highly recommend this apartment to everybody looking for an authentic, yet accommodating experience in BCN, especially with children .
    Although it was still very cold outside, the heating was great and we felt very comfortable inside.
    We are already looking forward to our next stay.
    Thanks Helena.

    February 2014
  • Location is perfect - lots of great restaurants/tapa bars close by, close enough to walk to the more touristy areas like La Rambla but far enough away to avoid the noise, right next to major attractions like the Picasso museum, lots of neat shops. Born is an area that just feels and looks real. The apartment is very nice (comfortable beds, nice kitchen, shower, good size overall for us - we were 3), a little dark which was probably worse in the winter. Did not meet Helena but the housekeeper Re was very nice and helpful.I would definitely stay here again.

    December 2013
  • We have just arrived home having spent a wonderful 4 nights in Helena's apartment. Everything was great, the comfort, the cleanliness and the locality were perfect! Even Fe the cleaner was so helpful and such a lovely lady, thank you! You will not be disappointed!

    October 2013
  • Got to Barcelona and the apartment was just perfect! Helena met us at the apartment and introduced us to the apartment and the Born neighborhood of Barcelona. The apartment was charming and could not be better located in the city. Our 3 day stay before our cruise was much enhanced by choosing to stay in Helena's apartment. We would definitely stay there again!

    October 2013
  • This is a well set up and tastefully decorated compact apartment. We were a family of six and found it a bit small, so it's ideally suited to four. The sofa bed was very uncomfortable but otherwise the bedrooms are roomy and comfortable with good storage. In a wonderful and central position (email hidden)ly area with great bars, restaurants and shops. The apartment was not too noisy but expect some street noise given the location. Close to a large park which was great for the children and close to public transport. The kitchen was a bit under equipped but Helena was very helpful if anything was needed. Would definitely recommend this apartment.

    October 2013
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