Enchanting Born Apartment

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Carrer d'En Giralt El Pellisser, Barcelona, Catalonia 08003, Spain

The Space

This spacious apartment is situated in a typical Born building with its typical architecture, and with the added touches of a local Catalan artist named “Violeta”. When not storytelling or practicing theatre Violeta can be found mingling the Born neighbourhood with her friends.

This guest house has a total of 3 bedrooms and is perfect for family, group of friends, couple, old stile apt. lovers:

The "twin room" has space for 2 person and comes with a bunk bed. It also has a small balcony which looks out on to the street and which offers natural light.

A double-twin room for 1-2 persons where beds can be separated or pushed together. It has a large window which offers natural light.

A very spacious double-triple room (a matrimonial bed and a single separated by a window-door), with 2 small balcony a big wardrobe and lots of natural light.

The apartment has a very spacious and beautifully decorated living & dining area, a modern cozy kitchen with a kitchen table, a large bathroom with a bathtub. All the apartment has got a red brick pavement giving to it a comfortable, positive and hospitable energy, furthermore is very close to metro stop Jaume I and at some seconds from the lively Santa Caterina market.

Situated in the trendy " El Born" neighborhood (with its art galleries, artist's studios, designer shops, museums such as the Picasso and Textile Museum), this apartment offers travelers the location luxury of being only minutes away (on foot) from .Barcelona’s Beaches, the Gothic Quarter, Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya.

El Born with its distinctive atmosphere which is widely popular among the foreigners living in Barcelona is renowned for its great variety of charming restaurants offering quality 'tapas', Mediterranean cuisine and seafood as well as plenty of bars, cafés (with their own 'terrazas') and little “independent” shops all contributing to give El Born its modern, artistic and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 7
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1.5
Beds: 5
Extra people: $21 / night after 3 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Security Deposit: $284
Cleaning Fee: $64
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Strict
  • We got the apartment (myself and work colleague both around 45) at very late notice, 2 days before, as we were last-minute attending the huge tradefair Mobile World Congress (approx 80000 people most not from barcleona) and hotel rooms, even miles away, and 3* were running at 300-400 pounds. Thus this was a good solution and the rate was high but on par for the course of others properties. I wouldnt say it was cheap for the week but probably about the best we could get. The plus side was the location was perfect for for us, wasnt in the tourist part but 5 minutes from Ramblas and 2 mintes from Bourne which i think is nicer anyway. 2 minutes from metro and 2 minutes from nearest parking. Apartment good size, definitly not modern which is what we like but in general condition could of been a bit better re bathroom etc, lights in staircase. The main negative are that in Feb the apartment was pretty cold even though outside was OK - too cold - no double glazing or proper heating - i cant rember anywhere i had to use blankets before. Not a problem in summer but in winter i wouldnt stay there again.. Other issue is on 1st floor so lots of late and morning noise especially as no double glazing again. On other hand these type of old house have no lift so an upper floor = more stairs. Key quesiton is...would i recommend? -for people who like old style, great location, and if it not winter i would stay again. For winter or someone who likes perfect, modern and lifts or is allergic to noise..then no

    February 2014
  • Perfect location, beautiful balconies, and nice hosts.

    September 2013
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