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Central, Sunny & Charming + Wifi

SpainCataloniaBarcelona
Entire home/apt
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
2 Beds
$68
Per Night
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About this listing

Sunny, cozy & comfortable apartment with exposed wood beams, tones of light, charm and character, located on a quiet street in central and lively Poble Sec neighborhood. Enjoy all the facilities and easy access to most major public transport lines!

And the double bed with fresh linen and towels

And the double bed with fresh linen and towels

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The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $23 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $34
Security Deposit: $459
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict
Permit / Tax ID: HUTB-011385

Description

The Space

Charming, sunny & comfortable apartment with 3 balconies in a quiet yet vibrant neighborhood 5 minutes away from the center of Barcelona by metro & bus, or 15 minutes if you prefer to walk. It's also very close to the sea and to Montjuïc.

This is the perfect choice if you're looking for a relaxed, clean and sunny place that feels like home!

The price includes:
- Clean towels & bed linen
- Shampoo and Shower gel
- Hair dryer
- Free wifi
- Use of kitchen, bathroom, living room & bedrooms.
- Check-in at 15h and check-out at 12pm (for other times, please check our Extra Details section).

There is a lift in the building, very handy if you are carrying heavy luggage. The building was built in the early 1900's and the lift is small since it was added a few decades later, so if you are not travelling light you might need to use it a couple of times to bring your suitcases upstairs.

Both the building and our flat have been recently renovated, so they display beautiful original details such as wooden beams in the traditional 'volta catalana' ceiling, as well as the apartment's door, while the rest is brand new.

We have also upgraded the internet deal at home, so it's 100mb download now (a super fast connection thanks to optical fibre!!).

MAIN BEDROOM
The place is really bright and the bedroom is always full of light since it leads to a balcony overlooking the street. In it you'll find a couple of chairs and a little table for the morning coffee :)
- Double bed with a new latex mattress
- Fresh linen and pillows
- Balcony with chairs and a small table
- Fan / Heater

ADDITIONAL BEDROOM
The flat is really bright and the bedroom is always full of light since it leads to a balcony overlooking the street, in which you'll find a couple of chairs and a little table for the morning coffee. The bed is a huge double-bed, so you'll have the most comfortable sleep at night :)
- Fresh linen, duvet and pillows included
- Balcony with chairs and a small table
- Brand new bed that transforms into a queen size (1,60mx2m) in the blink of an eye
- Fan / Heater

BATHROOM
I recently bought a huge shower head, which will turn bath times into a tropical rain experience :)!
When you arrive you'll find a set of fresh towels ready for you, as well as a hair dryer, shower gel and shampoo.
- Bathtub
- Fresh towels included
- Shower gel / Shampoo / Moisturiser
- Hair dryer

KITCHEN
The kitchen has all the equipment you'll need if you want to try some local recipes after shopping at the local markets!
The kitchen has all the equipment you'll need if you want to try some local recipes and you'll always find breakfast items, tea and coffee (included in the price) to get some energy before you start exploring the city!
- Tea / Coffee / Butter / Jam / Croissants or similar for breakfast
- Fridge / Freezer
- Oven / Grill
- Coffee maker
- Toaster & juice maker
- Crockery, cutlery, utensils, pots, pans, etc.

WIFI
- With 100mb download, at home we have a really fast internet connection. Optical fibre, we love you!

LAUNDRY
- Washing machine and dryer
- Iron and ironing board

Guest Access

We want our guests to feel like they're at home so all the common areas in the place -kitchen, bathroom, living room, balconies- are accessible to them, with all of their equipment and facilities. The only place we'll keep to ourselves is a little studio we lock when we are renting out the entire place.

Interaction with Guests

Since I also use Airbnb when I travel, I know how important it is for a host to reply promptly and be easy to reach, so I make sure I'm always there for my guests if they need me.
I strive to communicate with my guests from the very first moment they show an interest in staying in my place. I'll be more than happy to answer questions and give you directions and tips to make the most of your stay, as well as accommodating you as much as I can.

The Neighborhood


Poble Sec sits at the bottom of Montjuïc, to the south-east of Plaça Catalunya. This zone is highly residential and possesses a wide range of services, several pedestrian streets and a pleasant village atmosphere, and there is much entertainment to be had as well. This includes popular cafes, bars, restaurants, theaters and clubs, making it popular with visitors. A good choice if you want to be central but away from the crowds of tourists that populate more central areas!

The main thoroughfare is Avinguda Paral·lel, an avenue that cuts down from picturesque Plaça Espanya right down to the World Trade Centre at the tip of the port.

The event halls and the Palau de Congressos near Plaça Espanya make the Poble Sec area perfect for those in Barcelona on business, having a lot to offer tourists as well.

Also very near Poble Sec is the Mercat de Sant Antoni which is a large market selling primarily food products, a good place to have a wander and overload your senses.

You can also easily walk to Las Ramblas through Raval in no more than 10 or 15 minutes.

Getting Around

As for moving around, it's really easy thanks to the location of the apartment.

Only 3 minutes away by foot you'll find the nearest metro station: Poble Sec (Line 3), from which you can change to Line 1 if you go to Plaça Espanya -one stop away, also connected to the FGC railway- or to Line 2 if you head in the opposite direction and hop off at Paral.lel -only one stop away as well, from which you can also take the Funicular up to Montjuïc, offering great views of the city and grassy areas to have a picnic-.

There are also several bus lines connecting you with the different neighborhoods, and with the beach too in less than 10-15 minutes.

Other Things to Note

You can check availability 100% accurately by checking the calendar.

Check-in is at 15h and check-out is at 12pm. If you have different schedules please let me know prior to proceeding with the reservation since I need to make sure make our schedules will coincide and arrange an extra charge for it.

- Early check-ins or bags drop-off (before 15h) will be charged an extra 15€.
- Late check-ins (after 9pm) will be charged an extra 15€.
- Late check-outs or holding bags (after 12pm) will be charged an extra 15€.

Bookings are only accepted through the Airbnb website; feel free to contact me with any questions.

You'll get our exact address and detailed how-to-get-here directions from the Airport, Estació de Sants train station and Estació del Nord bus station once you've made your reservation!

We love keeping track of interesting activities to do while in Barcelona and discovering new places to eat an drink, and we love sharing them with our guests even more, so you will get a link to the guidebook we are permanently working on as well after the booking has been confirmed!

While at home we will be happy to provide you with maps and tips to make the most of your stay.

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House Rules

Like Japanese or Swedish people, we always walk barefoot inside the house and we'd really appreciate it if you did so as well :)

Please clean and leave things where you found them after you use them.

We live in a residential building and need to have a proper sleep, so quietness from 11pm to 9am is required. There are not rules about coming back home late, but if you do please be as quiet as possible and don't continue to listen to music/chat/drink in your bedroom or in other places around the house - we think it's a matter of common sense but since it's happened a few times we finally had to write it down here.

No acquaintances nor friends are admitted, you are the only persons allowed to get into the flat during your stay.

Smoking is ok only in the balconies.

Illegal substances are prohibited, as well as the abuse of alcohol.

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Availability
2 nights minimum stay
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