The best value for money of Bcn

Apartment - Private room · Carrer Marina, Barcelona, Catalonia 08005, Spain
Your host, Juan
58 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

Welcome to Barcelona! Come stay in a very clean, spacious, and well kept apartment, located in a safe and friendly neighbourhood. A quick 5 minute walk to the beach, metro stations, and many other exciting attractions! The apartment is located less than a minute walk from 4 different markets, surrounded by lots of fun and delicious restaurants. All guests are welcomed with champagne and chocolates!

The apartment has three bedrooms, two of which are available for rent. This room is quiet, private, and fully furnished for all your traveling needs. It is equipped with a large double bed. There is a shared bathroom, equipped with a shower and bath combo, with full sets of fresh towels and bountiful amenities including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and a hair dryer.

While in Barcelona, it is great to take advantage of all there is to see. While staying in this apartment, take a quick walk to the Sagrada Familia, the Picasso Museum, Gothic Quarter, Borne, Ciutadella park, and Agbar Tower.

*located less than a 3 minute walk to the Marina Metro Station L1 and Bogatell L4. The apartment is also very well connected to several bus lines and the tram.

*Free public parking available one block from the apartment.

*Apartment has an elevator/lift for your convenience.

It's very easy--take the Aerobus from the airport to Barcelona for 5,90€, a quick and direct 30 min ride. Get off at the final stop--Plaça Catalunya.

Option #1: From Plaza Catalunya take the 'Metro Plaça Catalunya' (L1 Red Line) To Marina Metro Station (only 3 stops - 5 min.) A tip, buy T10 (10 tickets on Barcelona public transport) 10,30 euros.

Option #2: From Plaça Catalunya, take a taxi for around 8€. A tip--take the taxi in Portal del Ángel Street corner with Plaça Catalunya, just in front of Telefonica -Movistar's building. It's the fastest way.

Another option is just to take a Taxi from the airport--the cost is around 35-40€

Aerobus 5,90€ + Metro 1€ (T10) 50 min.
Aerobus 5,90€ + Taxi 8€ aprox. 45 min.
Taxi 35-40€ aprox. 30 min.

In your check-out we offer the option of airport shuttle by car. For only 30€ (This service must be booked in advance and be paid in cash in your check-in).

Permit Number: Pendiente de trámite

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $13 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $140
Cleaning Fee: $14
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Juan is such a nice host!
    He was a friendly, kind and easy-going host.
    He recommended every nice spot in Barcelona and checked it on the map for us. It was really helpful during our trip. He even brought us to watch football games and it was real fun, thank you Juan! :)
    His home was cozy, neat and he made us feel it's just like my home. And it's close to beautiful beach, so you can enjoy Barcelona' beach any time.
    I'd like to stay in his home again.
    Thanks for everything, Juan!


    July 2014
  • Juan es muy majo y ordendado, el piso está siempre limpio y recogido.

    He alquilado la habitacion para mi familia que ha estado en Barcelona de visita, han estado a gusto en el piso.

    Tenian un poco de "miedo" al principio porque estan acostumbrado a ir en hotel, pero la experiencia ha sido positiva.

    Probable volveremos a reservar la habitacion en futuro.

    July 2014
  • Juan is the perfect host : patient, accommodating, great advice for a personalized tour of the city, our stay could not have been succeeded without him. Appt and bedroom very clean, quiet. A quiet neighborhood and free parking !

    June 2014
  • Juan is as good a host that you can expect. Communication was brilliant right from the booking time till we left the apartment. He was very helpful with explaining the best way to do things in Barcelona and also helped us buy tickets online to avoid waiting in queues. His recommendations for food were awesome and I highly recommend to try them, especially Chitaco which is right around the corner from apartment (don't miss their Sangria) and Bar lobo by Ramblas for nice tapas. Juan also was friendly enough to take us to probably the best place in town to watch the world cup football games and then hung out with us for late night bites.
    The apartment is very conveniently located and you can walk to most places without actually liVing in the hustle and bustle of The off town. The room was well set up and the whole place was really nice. Juan gave me a lot of tips on being a good host which I intend to start soon.

    I highly recommend Juan's place to anyone visiting Barcelona

    June 2014
  • Apartment Juan completely corresponds to the description and photographs. It is in a nice house, beautiful, clean and comfortable. The location is very good, near a beautiful Park and within walking distance from the Old town. Juan very helpful and friendly owner, attentive to details.
    He is always ready to come to you for help and answer your questions. In the beginning of our visit he told about interesting places of Barcelona, which are worth visiting and the wonderful places where you can eat.
    We are very grateful to him!
    I recommend you to choose the apartment Juan, I am sure you all will like it!

    June 2014
  • Juan was simply an amazing host giving us so much information on the city, we were unable to see all of his "hot spots". We realized we need to spend more than 3 days in beautiful Barcelona. Nevertheless without Juan's help much of the city would have been unseen. He was a great host and has a great place that was clean and conveniently located! Also the rooftop terrace with 360 views of the city was amazing!

    June 2014
  • Juan is the perfect host. We couldn't have asked for anything better. Great location, very clean and safe. Juan was also extremely helpful when we first arrived. He pointed out all his favourite spots for food and a list of things to do and how to get to them. He definitely went above and beyond. I highly recommended staying at Juan's place.

    June 2014
    Response from Juan:

    Aw thanks for such a lovely review, glad you really enjoyed the stay, I really hope you guys get a chance to come visit again!

    June 2014
  • Juan est un hôte fantastique!
    Il est vraiment sympathique, gentil et très serviable. On s'est tout de suite senti très bien chez lui, un peu comme si on venait rendre visite à quelqu'un qu'on connait et qui est très content de nous recevoir.
    Dès notre arrivée, il a passé une heure avec nous pour nous donner pleins de bonnes infos sur la ville, les bonnes adresses, les tuyaux qui font gagner du temps et de l'argent, etc. Par la suite, il a toujours été disponible pour répondre à nos questions.
    L'appartement est agréable, bien situé (à proximité d'un parc agréable et à 10-15 min à pied du centre historique). Il est aussi très propre. Bref, rien à redire là dessus. La chambre n'est pas très grande, mais on a pu utiliser le reste de l'appartement comme on voulait. Et si vous voulez une grande pièce rien que pour vous, il y a une deuxième chambre disponible dans l'appartement qui est plus grande que celle qu'on a louée.
    En conclusion, je vous recommande d'aller chez Juan si vous voulez vivre une bonne expérience airBn'B à Barcelone.

    May 2014
    Response from Juan:

    Thanks Sebastian for the kind review, I really hope I get a chance to host you again.

    May 2014
  • Juan was a great host. He waited for us for approximately an hour due to an inconvenience we had, and he offered his assistance. He provided us with a map and suggested places to visit and to eat. His home is very nice, clean and has a nice energy. Juan is very easy going, helpful and positive. He responded to our request in a timely manner, and replied to our messages very quickly. His house is in a perfect location. Close to the city center.

    May 2014
    Response from Juan:

    Was a pleasure to meet you both too, you are welcome to come and stay anytime

    May 2014
  • Juan gave a good rundown of the the area, resturants and general tourist information. The room in the flat was comfortable and the share bathroom was clean with all the amenities. I would stay there again and recommend it to my friends. Kind regards, Howard

    May 2014
    Response from Juan:

    Thank you Howard, good luck with your new home in bcn.

    May 2014
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Hi there! I'm Juan... a cheerful, friendly, and organised guy. I love to meet new people, help them, and also learn from them. For the last 14 years I have had the good fortune to travel around the world for work, fun, and studies. I have lived in different cities including London, Paris and Madrid. My main passion is traveling and enjoying new and different cultures. I have a dream to one day live in Japan for a good period of time and also to embrace India. I like meditation and enjoy the simplicity of life. I have always greatly appreciated the cleanliness and order in places where I have travelled. Because of this I like to offer the same to my guests. I have hosted my family, many friends, friends of friends, and many wonderful Airbnb guests. I really enjoy showing people around the city, especially to places that travellers often don't know about. Barcelona is an endless and fantastic city, and I would welcome you to visit. --------- Soy alegre, organizado, me gusta la meditacion, ayudar a la gente y aprender de todos un poco. En los últimos 14 años he tenido la suerte de poder viajar por todo el mundo. Por estudios y trabajo he vivido en diferentes ciudades como Londres, París y Madrid ciudades que me han dado experiencias inolvidables. Siempre he valorado mucho la limpieza y el orden en los lugares donde he podido viajar por eso me gusta ofrecer lo mismo. Mi principal hobbie es viajar y disfrutar de nuevas y diferentes culturas. Uno de mis sueños es vivir un tiempo en Japón y poder conocer desde dentro la India. He tenido la suerte de hospedar a familiares, muchos amigos y amigos de amigos, con los que he podido disfrutar de tours por Barcelona, visitar lugares de los que no siempre los turistas tienen conocimiemto, Barcelona es infinita y maravillosa. -------------- Je suis amical, organisé, je pratique la méditation, j´aime aider les gens et apprendre d´eux. Au cours des 14 dernières années de ma vie, j'ai eu la chance de voyager. Pour mes études ou motif de travail j´ai vécu dans différentes villes comme Londres, Paris et Madrid, ces villes m'ont offert des expériences inoubliables. J'ai toujours beaucoup apprécié la propreté et l'ordre dans les endroits où je me suis logé et je tiens à offrir la même qualité. Mon hobby principal est le voyage et m´imprégner de cultures nouvelles et différentes. Un de mes rêves est de vivre un certain temps au Japon et aussi connaître l'intérieur de l'Inde. J'ai eu la chance d'accueillir famille, amis et amis d'amis et profiter en leur compagnie de Barcelone. Nous avons fait des visites qui sortent des sentiers battus touristiques de Barcelone qui est une ville sans fin et magnifique.
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