★★★★★ ATTIC ROOM heart of BCN, Born

Apartment - Private room · Carrer de Girona, Barcelona, Catalonia 08010, Spain

The Space

Enjoy this bright and comfortable room with parquet floor, perfectly isolated from the outside through a large sliding door double glazed, with a large 6-door wardrobe and a desk.

Air conditioning and heat pump for the winter, outside light can be adjusted by two electric blinds which can be operated comfortably from the bed.

It has a music regulator of the house distribution system of music that can be connected locally an mp3 player and listen the music on the loudspeakers of the room.

The bed measures 150x200 cm and there is also available two extra single beds of 66x196 cm.
The room measures 14 m2 and has direct access to the large terrace of 50m2 facing the street Girona, is oriented north-east and is very cool in summer.

Linen, blankets and towels are included.
Guests can freely use the washing machine, iron and all kitchen appliances. Gay Friendly.

The 200 m2 apartment is a large penthouse of 100m2 plus two terraces of 50m2, in a modernist building from 1898. Very well structured, has a kitchen and a bathroom, large living room and a warm greenhouse facing the inner courtyard terrace, oriented to the South with sun all day, a luxury in winter.
The two bedrooms are lockable. In one sleeps the owner and the other is available to travelers wishing to discover the stunning city of Barcelona from this strategically located place.

Very centrally located in the quiet, and very safe by night, street Girona, 10 minutes walk from Plaza Catalunya, the Ramblas, the shops of Passeig de Gracia and Gaudi's famous modernist buildings: La Pedrera and Casa Batlló.

Also a 10 minute walk towards the Gothic Quarter, is the modernist Palau de la Música Catalana, in the district of La Ribera and El Borne, popular for its old streets full of charm, originating in the guilds of the Middle Ages and currently occupied by trendy bars and excellent restaurants, art galleries, young designers and museums like the Picasso museum.

Three blocks away is the Arc de Triomphe and the wide Passeig Lluís Companys from which we can reach in 5 minutes Ciutadella Park and Zoo. Beyond begins the popular Barrio de la Barceloneta, 15 minutes walk over and came to the beach, total 30 minutes walk from the apartment.

Public transport is very accessible:
Bus: Ronda Sant Pere to 1 block
Metro: Urquinaona (L1, L4) to 1 block
Arc de Triomf (L1) 3 blocks away
Tetuan (L2) just 4 blocks
Subway: Arc de Triomf (R1, R3, R4, R7) 3 blocks
Bus to Airport: 10 min. In P. Catalunya.
Train to Airport: take the Arc de Triomf R1 and R2 in Sants changing
National and International Bus: North Station, 4 blocks

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $21 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $178
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • Imcreible! Quim was such a great and helpful host. Cultured, Educated, and an all around great guy. Quim's place is awesome.

    April 2014
  • Highest praise for Quim, a great host. I had never been to Barcelona before, but thanks to his perfect and detailed information, I got the correct bus and found his flat easily. He is in the heart of the city, so I was able to walk to all the sights. His flat is spotless and beautifully designed by him - and unlike many other places, his building has an elevator. Whenever I needed advice or information, Quim was very quick to help out - and if he did not have the answer, was able to find it in seconds via the internet and then translate it into English for me. I felt as if I were the only guest in a five-star hotel, with the best concierge in town on site.

    April 2014
  • I visited barcelona for MWC Conference. It was a last minute decision and hotels were packed and too expensive. I tried AirBnb for the first time and landed at Quinn. The place is very centrally located. 10 minutes walk to the Ramblas and city centre. lot of cafes around. Place is nice and cosy. Quinn is a thorough Gentleman. You cannot find a better place to stay if you are a budget traveller. Highly recommended

    February 2014
  • Quim was very friendly and He explained how the Doors we open and the Waschmaschine works and so on. It was nice time.

    January 2014
  • The apartment is superb: modern and neat space on the top floor of modern building, very sunny with one of the walls made of glass. Quim keeps his apartment clean and tidy, which is very important in my opinion.
    The area where apartment is located, just to the east from Catalonya square, is probably the most convenient for staying in Barcelona. I spent the majority of time in El Born and Barry Gotik, which are like 10 minutes walking from apartment. This is where all attractions and restauraunts are, but I defenetly would not prefer to live there.
    Quim is very discrete and friendly man, it was a pleasure to meet him.
    Overall, I had a great experience.

    December 2013
  • It was first Airbnb experience for me and my husband, and we were happy that it was at Quim's. We stayed 2 nights and it went all good. Quim was a wonderful host and we were surprised at the cleanliness of the rooms. There were lovely balconies and sunroom. I wished I could have spent some time there to relax.
    Location was perfect - we could walk from Placa Catalunya, it was within 10 min and not difficult when carrying our luggages. Also it was walkable distance to anywhere, we walked to Casa Mila and Barri Gotic.
    For the record, there was no hair dryer. As it is winter and I have very long hair, that was the only deficit.
    We loved Barcelona and will definitely consider to stay at Quim's again.

    December 2013
  • Quim is a very welcoming and staying at his flat made my trip to Barcelona a real pleasure. I hope to return very soon.

    November 2013
  • Quim is a great host! Very friendly and nice, he provided a welcoming home to my travels.

    He was very prompt and responsive to my booking an inquiries about finding the apartment. I would definitely recommend a stay at this place to friends and family.

    November 2013
  • Quim was a great host, very friendly and welcoming. The apartment was great, very clean and very comfortable. Location was excellent, walking distance from everywhere. I'd definitely stay with Quim again, thanks Quim!

    November 2013
  • Lovely clean, light, airy flat in a very good position in the town whilst nonetheless being on a less busy street - hence less noise. Thank you Quim, hasta luego!

    October 2013
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I have worked as systems engineer and I love technology. I like nature and I love my city Barcelona. I enjoy traveling and I am fan of travel photography, I like making new friends and meeting new cultures, I have traveled Latin America for months. I'd like to share my apartment as a good alternative to tourist circuits and offer my help to travelers interested in exploring Barcelona. He trabajado de ingeniero de sistemas y me encanta la tecnología. Me gusta la naturaleza y también me gusta mucho mi ciudad Barcelona. Disfruto viajando y soy aficionado a la fotografía de viajes, me gusta hacer amigos y conocer nuevas culturas, he recorrido América Latina durante meses. Me gustaría compartir mi apartamento como una buena alternativa a los circuitos turísticos y ofrecer mi ayuda a los viajeros interesados en conocer a fondo Barcelona.
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