PLATANEROS - BRIGHT CENTRAL APT

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Carrer d'Aldana, Barcelona, Catalonia 08015, Spain

The Space

Situated in one of the best areas in Barcelona, 10 minutes walk to Las Ramblas and also a short walk to the historic centre, museums, restaurants, shops and markets, and night life of Barcelona. Excellent comunications with public transport, only one minutes walk to Parallel metro station, on metro lines 2 and 3, Fira Barcelona (Plaça d' Espagna) only10 minutes walking or ideal for World Mobbile Congres and also great bus connections, including airport bus. The neighbourhood is residential and pleasant, with lots of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and terraces, and very close to the artistic Raval and Parallel neighbourhoods.

The apartment is in a new building, completed in 1997 and has a lift. It has a spacious living-dining room with kitchen, beautiful solid parquet oak floor, one nice-sized bedroom, and bathroom all in white Italian marble. The apartment is nicely furnished with characteristic wooden furniture, including two wooden chests and has a large flat-screen TV, The kitchen area, in grey stone and white ceramic tiles has a three ring electric hob, with overhead extractor, microwave/oven, washing machine, fridge, electric coffee maker, toaster, oven-microwave.

The most salient feature of the apartment are the two very large double glazed French windows, one in the living/dining room, the other in the bedroom, which open to the branches of the elegant "plataneros" (maple trees) which line both sides of the street.

And this is why I call the apartment "PLATANEROS"

Guest Access

Apartment is available for 3 people, is spacious and confortable and always very clean

Interaction with Guests

I always wait my guests into the apartment without delay on their arrival day, I explain how are operated everythink and during their stay I am always available in case of any problem

The Neighborhood

Apartment is situated in San Antoni area, surrounded of supermarkets and the famous market of Sant Antoni where you can get fresh food and also very cheap clothes.
Besides is full of terraces to have a drink, tapas and good local restaurants.

Getting around

Three minutes walking from the apartment there is the metro station of Paral.lel with lines 2 and 3. and the cableway to Montjuich.Several buses takes you to the beach in 10 minutes and 24 bus stop to Park Güell.

Is not necessary take public transport to visit the historic centre, Ramblas in 10 minutes, Plaça Catalunya, 15 minutes; Paseo de Gracia 15 minutes, Born or Gothic area 15 minutes and you can arrive to the beach in a beautiful walk in 20 minutes. Montjuich Fountains and Plaça d'Espagna are 15 minutes walking, so you will be in area very convenient to visit and enjoy Barcelona.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $21 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $748 /week
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • This is a bright , modern apartment just a few minutes walk from the central 'Ramblas' and medieval Gothic Quarter. It's on a quiet side street of the main Parallel thoroughfare, along which a ten minute walk gets you to the Plaça España and the main entrance to the Montjuic Hill and the Olympic park. Great location.

    Irene is a lovely host, friendly, informative and helpful. She has fitted the apartment to a high standard, providing everything you need for a comfortable stay, and the wifi was a boon for planning trips.

    We loved it and would definitely return.

    April 2014
  • My husband and I were on holiday and currently renting in Madrid when we decided to visit Barcelona for the weekend. We hadn't ever been to Barcelona and looking for a place to stay during the first week of April was a nightmare, everything was over priced and sold out. Irene's lovely and super modern apartment was one of the first on our list on airbnb and eventually because of her star ratings, reasonable location, and pictures we decide to rent from her for three nights.

    Not only was her apartment much more beautiful and comfortable than the pictures, all the reviews couldn't do it justice and the apartment was very reasonably priced when she could have charged double for her home. We had such a pleasant experience dealing with Irene and she was super helpful, taking careful time to show us how everything operated in her apartment. The location was wonderful and only a 10min walk from La Rambla and most major sites. The neighbor was festive yet quiet at night and there were plenty of cafés and groceries just around the corner. We had all the amenities of home while on holiday and her apartment was modern and very clean. Perfect for a couples getaway and plenty of space for up to 4 if needed. Irene even has provided a drawer for tourist info including maps of the city and sites to be seen while in Barcelona. I give her a thorough 5 stars.

    Thanks Irene! We will be back!

    April 2014
  • Irene was VERY helpful during our stay in Barcelona. Unfortunately, our flight times changed last minute and we arrived in Barcelona at an odd hour. Irene went out of her way to make sure everything went smoothly.

    The house and location were great and thankfully, unlike other places we've stayed in the area (we traveled for business), this unit had fantastic WiFi.

    Thanks for everything, Irene!

    March 2014
  • Irene was a great hostess. After booking with her last minute due to some scarily bad reviews I read on the place we were originally supposed to stay, Irene was happy to step up and be our host in Barcelona. The flat was very clean and well maintained in a central
    location close to the metro, las ramblas and Placa Espanya. Her communication was excellent and she was waiting for us when we got in. She advised us of places to eat close to the apt and we easily made friends with one of the tapas owners downstairs. The only downside was no wifi, but she said this will be fixed by October. (A pay as you go sim with 1gb of data was 15 euros, no biggie) We loved our time in Barcelona and would happily stay here again. Thanks, Irene!

    September 2013
    Irene
    Response from Irene:

    Thank you Eleanor. Always will be a great pleasure hosting you

  • We have stayed in Irene's flat for 5 days from 10 July; the flat was very clean and pleasant, well located for public transport and turist attractions, marina is 10 min walk away, you could get to Barceloneta beach by bus D20 in 15 min (30-40 min walk). Everything one need on holidays was there, coffee maker was a bonus; there are some restaurants around the flat, although we mostly ate closer to tourist areas. Irene is very hospitable. Recommended!

    July 2013
  • We spent a wonderful time in Irene's appartment. We were there for 4 days. Irene was very flexible with arrival and departure time, thanks a lot to her ! The appartment is very nice and clean, 10 min walk to Las Ramblas, 3 min from the nearest metro station. We recommend ! Thank you Irene !

    May 2013
  • It was very nice to be there! Clean flat,nice place very close to the city center. We was happy to be there,thanks! I can recommend it for everybody :)

    May 2013
  • Mrs Irene is a caring, hospitable host. The apartment is very well equipped and clean. Excellent for a couple or smaller family. The location was great for our daily trips around BCN.

    May 2013
  • Nice, clean apartment in a great location. Thanks Irene

    April 2013
  • My boyfriend and I spent a weekend in Barcelona and were very impressed with Irene's flat in Parallel. It was nicely decorated, very clean and well furnished with everything we needed (including a guide-book to Barcelona!). Irene seems very friendly too and was flexible about our awkward arrival and departure times. We highly recommend this flat to anyone visiting Barcelona.

    October 2012
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I am from the North of Spain, in the Atlantic coast , but I am living in Barcelona for the last 30 years. I also was living for 2 years in London and 6 in Madrid and for 2 months in Paris. Before I worked in a travel agency during many years and the last 3 years I rent my flat. I visited several countires in Europe, and another continents . But I love see people happy and I really wish when you visit my apartment feel like that and enjoy and discover this lovely Barcelona with centuries of history, the beautiful architecture and the sweet mediterranean life. I really like to meet people from another countries and cultures and share oppinions with them and Airbnb gives me the opportunity of it. I hope see you soon to spend a lovely time in this town
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