Before I begin with the description, I would like you all to know that the reviews until July 2013 are from my previous flat. The description and pictures have been updated to my current one. (a new, better location) :)
My flat is spacious, all renovated and cozy. It has one big bathroom, a living room with a nice street view, a modern kitchen that you can use any time (I provide free tea and snacks to have breakfast in the morning) and two bedrooms. I also have a washing machine for your use, but please, do not use it too early in the morning or too late at night due to respect for the neighbor's rest. I always have detergent and softener (no extra charge) This bedroom is divided in two parts. The first part is where the bed is, it has a double bed with a comfortable mattress, some hangers attached to the wall to hang your coat or clothes and a good space to place your suitcases and other belongings. The second part is across the hallway where you have a little couch and a small window. If you rent this room, this part is exclusively for your use. It is like a private little living room where you can chill or read a book, or have breakfast in the morning.Clean sheets and towels are provided to make your suitcase lighter. :)
This is a shared flat and it's ideal for travelers who want to meet other travelers exploring the city. I don't live in the flat, but I'm living in another flat two blocks away from this one and if you need me, I can be there in five minutes. I also welcome you personally to hand you the keys, explain everything about the flat, and give you useful recommendations to enjoy Barcelona to the fullest. If you have heavy luggage, I'm an expert in carrying it up the stairs and I'd love to give you a hand :)
Raval (my neighborhood) is one of the most central, popular and diverse neighborhoods in Barcelona. You can find all kinds of restaurants, from the typical Spanish tapas to exotic cuisines from the middle East, Asia and Africa. There are also many convenient stores to buy goodies, a big supermarket, fruit shops, barber shops, and small shops to by clothes or souvenirs .
La Rambla, Plaça Catalunya, MACBA, CCCB and other sights are all nearby. It is also very easy to reach Plaça Espanya, Parc Güell and all the Gaudi marvels.
Raval is also very well connected in terms of metro and buses. Plaza Catalunya and Las Ramblas are five minutes away and you can go anywhere from there since you have three metro lines and tons of buses.
I'm sure you will enjoy my house and my neighborhood, and I'll do my best to make your stay comfortable and unforgettable.
Two very important rules in my house. Please do not smoke inside the flat. There is a window in the livingroom where you can stick your head out a bit and smoke. Second rule is, please mind the neighbors rest. My building is very quiet and my neighbors are mostly elder people who can be easily annoyed by noise. Out of that, I'm a very relaxed about my flat. I'm aware that people come here to have fun and enjoy themselves.
Hugo was a wonderful host. He made us feel very welcome and showed us around the city, truly going above and beyond. The room was comfortable and had the necessary amenities, but Hugo was what made the trip so extraordinary for us.
We had a great time at Barcelona and Hugo's Appartement was a good point to start our trips. It was always clean and comfortable. I would recommend it to all travellers.
Hugo was a really nice host. He greeted us on the first day, helped us moving the carriers. The place was well-equiped and comfortably managed. The best thing was the place is in really good neighborhood. Though it is a bit noisy, there is a really cool restaurants, vintage shops, bike rentals around the corner! Thanks for everything. :)
Excelente. La amabilidad y Hugo fue de primera clase! El piso en optimas condiciones!
Hugo was really friendly and helpful. The position was also very nice that we rarely used public transportation while we were there. Hugo also provided us an extra room to put our luggage, so we could have enough space even though the bed room was a bit small. Thanks Hugo :-)
I can definitely recommend Hugo's place to everyone! The apartment was nice and comfortable with everything you should need on a vacation. The apartment was located right in the center, next to La Rambla, which was perfect considering you could walk everywhere from there. Hugo was the nicest host - we were really happy to spend the weekend at his place. Gracias Hugo! :)
las atenciones por parte de Hugo y su hermano Diego fueron excelentes, ya que además de ofrecer un buen alojamiento, me dieron excelentes recomendaciones que ayudaron a disfrutar de mejor manera la cuidad, definitivamente regresaría a ser su huésped ya que desde el momento que me puse en contacto con el fue muy amable y me dio cualquier información que le solicite, el piso cuenta con todos los servicios y definitivo te sientes como en casa.
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Hello! My name's Hugo. I'm a guy from Mexico living in Barcelona for the last six years. I am an English teacher during the winter and a bartender during the summer.
I love travelling and meeting new people from different countries. I like Airbnb because it gives me the opportunity to share my place with people who like travelling and experiencing new cultures.
I love sports, specially jumping rope, boxing and football.
I also like cooking and watching movies from different countries. Some of my favorite movies are:
Bicho de sete cabeças, Requiem for a dream, Little miss Sunshine, La ley de herodes, etc.