About This Listing
The perfect base for exploring gorgeous Barcelona; this clean and charming apartment in the heart of the historic centre has floor to ceiling balconies overlooking the 14th century Santa Maria church in one of Barcelona's prettiest squares.
The apartment has two big sets of balcony doors with large floor to ceiling double windows overlooking the 14th century Santa Maria church and the picturesque Plaza del Pi, a gorgeous medieval square buzzing with cafe's and art sellers in the day time and calm and quiet at night.
South facing, the apartment is filled with sunlight from sunrise to sunset and cooled by a breeze in the summer which carries in the chiming of the ancient bells of Santa Maria del Pi.
The apartment is on the 3rd floor, which is effectively the fifth floor in Cataluña, so it's not the right choice for older couples or anyone that has difficulty climbing a staircase.
There is a large dining room and lounge with sofas and a table that seats eight. There is also a clean and fully fitted kitchen and a modern bathroom with a small bath and powerful shower.
The apartment is in a pretty, quiet square in the heart of the historic centre, overlooking the 14th century Santa Maria church. It would genuinely be hard to find a more central apartment in Barcelona or a more convenient base from which to explore this wonderful city.
The apartment is a 30 second walk from the Rambas and the famous Boqueria food market and just adjacent to the fantastic 11th century La Seu Cathedral.
Most of the best art galleries, tourist hot-spots and the beach are all just a stones throw away.
Drasanes Metro is just one minutes walk away which connects you to some of the sights scattered further out including the gorgeous Parc Guell, the area of Gracia and, of course, Gaudi's unforgettable masterpiece the Sagrada Familia.
The apartment has two connected double bedrooms, both with large double beds with exceptionally comfortable mattresses, and a day bed which is perfect for a 5th guest or a child.
The day bead and hammock are also great for a well earned luxurious siesta after a long day exploring gorgeous Barcelona.
We take guest satisfaction very seriously and will do whatever we can to ensure you have all the local insights you need to make the best of your time here. From restaurant recommendations walks and day trips to tours of the flea markets and boutiques we provide help and advice to ensure that you can really get under the surface of Barcelona and uncover it's many wonderful secrets.
Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or enquiries. We're happy to help and always respond to messages as quickly as possible.
Interaction with Guests
We remain constantly available for our guests; for anything from local advice to fresh towels. It's really important to us that everyone who stays in the apartment has a really positive experience.
We can provide restaurant recommendations, suggest walks and day trips, organise tours of Barcelona's markets and boutiques and do everything we can to make sure you get under the surface of Barcelona and discover it's many wonderful and surprising secrets.
This lovely penthouse is in the heart of el Gotico, the roman centre of Barcelona, the perfect base for friends, couples or families with young children.
You will be just a 30 second walk from the Rambas and the beautiful Boqueria food market and just behind the fantastic 11th century La Seu Cathedral.
All of the big galleries, tourist hot-spots and even the beach just a stones throw away. You literally could not find a more central apartment in Barcelona or a better base from which to explore this wonderful city.
Most of the galleries, historic buildings, parks and the beach are all just a short walk away.
Drasanes Metro is also one minute walk away, which connects you to some of the sights scattered further out, which include the gorgeous Parc Guell, the area of Gracia and Gaudi's unforgettable masterpiece the Sagrada Familia.
There are no rules other than the normal amount of respect for neighbours, i.e. not flooding the place or throwing an all night samba party.
You will find that there are countless lovely bars and restaurants just a stones throw from the apartment so I don't think that all night samba rule will really affect you.
Just make yourselves at home and enjoy gorgeous Barcelona! :)
Felt extremely welcome from the moment of booking! Barny sent information immediately and answered all questions I had including some suggestions of what to check out during my stay. Since there was no one in the evening before, we were able to check in early since our flight was early. I truly appreciated that. Elsa met us at the apartment and helped us carry our bags up the stairs and get settled. She also had bottled water and wine waiting for us. Awesome! She also walked us through the metro stations spots. Truly appreciated that.
The one thing to note is the flights of narrow stairs that you have to walk up but once you get all your bags up there, it's worth the view =)
Description was spot on. The pictures were exactly how everything was. There were two bedrooms with 3 beds but since there were only two of us, I used the one bedroom as my closet for the weekend, that worked out great. The beds were very comfortable.
The location was perfect, within walking distance of so many sites and very close to various metro stops. The church bells and hustle and bustle below in the square were lovely background noise to truly feel the energy of the city.
Really couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thank you Elsa and Barny!
I spent a week at Barny's beautiful penthouse apartment with two friends. It was the perfect amount of space for 3 people. There were fresh flowers and a bottle of wine upon our arrival. Elsa promptly met us and gave us all the info we needed. She was also easy to get a hold of when we had questions. An already walkable city was made complete with the proximity and views of the apartment. The only downsides would be the many stairs up to the top floor (although we didn't mind as we about ate the city out of tapas and cava) and the water pressure in the shower was lacking, but not a big deal by any means. If I get a chance to visit Barcelona again, I would contact Barny again for sure.
A beautiful apartment, central to main attractions of Barcelona. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay here. Elsa was very helpful too. We hope to return to your wonderful city and will certainly be checking out availability ! Many thanks for a trouble free stay.
Denna lägenhet var pittoresk och låg framförallt fantastiskt mysigt på ett torg vid en kyrka.
Die Lage der Wohnung und die Innenausstattung haben exakt der Beschreibung entsprochen. Beides ist auch absolut perfekt für einen Wochenendtrip nach Barcelona.
Barny und seine Helfer/Innen waren extrem hilfsbereit und haben sich toll um uns gekümmert.
Very nice place and location in the heart of the old city!
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About the Host, Barny
I'm an experienced AirBnB host (and traveller) with a good understanding of what you need to make the most of this lovely city, from guidebooks and maps to local insights and recommendations.
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