Spacious, Downtown, Bright, Lovely!

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Carrer de la Mare de Déu del Pilar, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain

This gorgeous 3 bedroom apartment is on a quiet street in BCN's center.
Fully renovated yet w 19th century beams, enjoy the best of both worlds! Modern kitchen + bathroom, big windows, Wifi. Next to: the Metro, restaurants, supermarkets, attractions!

The Space

Perfectly located beautiful Barcelona Apartment!!!

This is an amazing Barcelona location in the heart of the old gothic town. It is a beautiful large 19th century renovated apartment (100 m2) with very high ceilings (4 meters). The original old beams and tile floor gives the experience of living gothic Barcelona history and yet it is recently renovated and has all the conveniences of home and modern facilities such as newly improved fast reliable Wifi connection, excellent recently renovated central heating which is a rare but welcome feature in Barcelona's old apartments, large double glass sliding windows and luxurious bathroom and modern kitchen...the best of both worlds!

-Next to Metro Urquinaona and 5 minutes walk to Placa Catalunya.
The Born neighborhood is young and chic, with many bars, cafes, tapas, theaters and shopping at your doorstep. Also many supermarkets and night shops at hand.

-Right in front of Palau de la Musica, the stunning art nouveau music palace. On a quiet side street, It is hidden from the tourist groups around the corner from the Market Santa Caterina and the Cathedral. 10 min. walk to Picasso museum and 15 min to the beach.

-The newly painted apartment is loft style on the third floor on the back of the building, so there is no sound of traffic and the view is of the inner gardens, gives a feeling of space and peace with many large windows.

-There is central heating which keeps the whole apartment warm and cosy for winter.

-The loft is divided into 3 bedrooms (2 double, 1 single) with the walls built up 3/4 of the way to the ceiling, so there is privacy for even 5 guests, though you can view from your bed the ceiling beams continuing through the apartment. The kitchen and bathroom are complete separate rooms. There is a fully equipped modern kitchen, microwave, gas stove top, oven, large fridge, blender. The coffee and breakfast items are there to be used, also spices and ingredients for cooking.

-The bathroom has a bidet, bathtub and heated towel rack.
Clean sheets and towels are provided.
Also hairdryer, bathrobe, soaps, as well as iron and ironboard.

- Flat includes free internet and an ipod stereo where you can connect your computer etc. Guidebooks and maps are there to help you plan a perfect trip.

-Can sleep up to 5 people, but also ideal for a family with children or as a wonderful stay for one couple or 2 couples, or a group of friends.

Guest Access

Guests have access to the entire apartment, including all sheets and towels, full kitchen usage with pots and pans and food basics. All the cupboards are empty so you have full use to put your clothes in.

Interaction with Guests

As I am away from Barcelona when renting the apartment, I have my housecleaner come and arrange the key pick up and drop off with him.
However, when I am in town, then I enjoy welcoming my guests with wine, cheese and olives, and going out for a coffee in the neighbourhood.

Getting around

Yes, the Metro Urquinaona (Jonqueres entrance) is 100 meters from the apartment and is on the orange line. It is very convenient. There are also many buses passing on Via Laietana, right next to the apartment, as well as the Sightseeing bus next to the cathedral, a few minutes away.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $26 / night after 3 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Monthly Price: $1991 /month
Cleaning Fee: $50
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • This was my second time staying at Anna's place and I really like both the flat and the organisation Anna provides for check-in and check-out.
    Highly recommended to groups of friends!

    April 2014
  • Fantastic apartment, we loved it! Such a great central location and yet so quiet; very airy and bright too. Only thing I'd caution against is noise transferal between the bedrooms - not a problem for us but perhaps if you had noisy children or snorers, or people having noisy sex, might be an issue!

    March 2014
  • Great appartement. 3 real bedrooms, a nice living room and a kitchen. The flat is located right in the center, next to many bars and restaurants, and it is at the same time very quiet.

    February 2014
  • Really nice appt, really bright and original !
    the location is perfect !
    thanks again Ana for everything !

    February 2014
  • We had a lovely break in Anna's apartment. It was clean, spacious and very central, so great if you plan to do lots of walking around. We went just after Christmas and the heating worked fine. The wi-fi worked well. Despite the cold-ish weather outside (it was mild compared to the London winters we are used to!), the apartment was warm, especially with the sun streaming through the windows during the day.

    Anna was very easy to deal with before the holiday and the arrangements for collecting and dropping off keys were straightforward and hassle-free. We were a family of three - with a nine year-old child - and I would definitely recommend this for a family or a group of friends. The flat had a nice atmosphere, it was clean and we liked the decor, it was warm and full of character. You could hear the neighbours when they played music at night but it wasn't a big distraction for us.

    Basically we had a very good time there and would happily stay there again if we went to Barcelona.

    January 2014
  • We spent three days in Barcelona and had great times there. The apartment is pretty nice and well located in the down town, with the Barrio Gothico nearby. We recommend it!

    November 2013
  • The flat was really nice and in the center of Barcelona. Really good sport, we walked everywhere.
    I highly recommend this place.

    November 2013
  • The location was perfect! The flat is spacious and lovely and it gets great sunlight in the living room in the afternoons. There were a couple glitches during our stay - the hot water heater was finicky and internet/wifi wasn't functioning, but Anna and I were in touch afterward and it sounds like she has since switched internet carriers and repaired the water heater. So everything in the flat is working great now. We had an amazing time in Barcelona and Anna is a kind and accommodating host.

    October 2013
    Anna
    Response from Anna:

    Yes indeed, brand new wireless WIFI installed in the apartment...fast
    reliable internet again! Also, a technician came for the water heater, so
    all is back running constantly hot, and the apartment is toasty warm!
    Thanks Sara and Matt for your feedback and communication, helping me
    maintain the highest standards of comfort for my guests.

    October 2013
  • Anna is a perfect host caring and generous. She gives us tips and organizes valuable contacts for us, which has been difficult for us to establish in four days. The apartment is nice and has everything you need within walking distance to the market hall, beach, cozy cafes, restaurants, and close to the airport bus.
    I can really recommend Anna and her place.

    October 2012
  • Thank you for hosting us, Anna! You are very kind and caring. Everything worked out perfectly - that was clear from the beginning since you are very uncomplicated and trustworthy. I really do recommend this place!

    October 2012
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Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, Nederlands
School
Ecole Laurier, John Cranko Schule Stuttgart, Rotterdam Dans Akademie
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Freelance Dancer, choreographer and teacher., Dancer/Performer, Compagnia Zappalà Danza
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Hello travelers of the world! I am an outgoing person, a lover of life and beauty. I am a professional contemporary dancer and choreographer, and also teach ballet, modern dance and argentinian tango in schools and dance companies, most recently for the Cirque du Soleil. As I travel a lot, I love to return to my peaceful and harmonious home environment in order to recharge my batteries. I love to share the good energy with those who come to stay there. The paintings and eclectic mix of artwork on the walls remind and inspire me from my travels in Asia, America and Europe. My motto is: Keep moving, the journey never ends!
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