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Passeig De Gracia -Plaza Catalunya. Heart of the City.

Owner

Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
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Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2015
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Passeig De Gracia -Plaza Catalunya. Heart of the City.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Centro - Plaza Catalunya Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

PASSEIG DE GRACIA - THE MOST EXCLUSIVE AVENUE IN THE HEART OF THE CITY.

THE ABSOLUTE BEST LOCATION POSSIBLE IN BARCELONA.

A wonderful, spacious, open plan Studio loft with 24 hour wifi connection if you bring your laptop. The absolute best location possible. You cannot be more centrally located. Passeig de Gracia is the most upmarket avenue of Barcelona with the best shops and Gaudi buildings = Casa Batllo and La pedrera are in the same avenue. Being on the corner of Plaza Catalunya, puts you in the heart of the city with the best public transport connections, the airport shuttle bus and of course, most things of interest within walking distance.

This is a wonderful gem in every way: Excellent large Studio Loft with oodles of character within an extremely elegant turn of the century modernista building, AND, with the best location possible - PASSEIG DE GRACIA/PASEO DE GRACIA.

Just look at a map and you can see immediately that an apartment on PASSEIG DE GRACIA, seconds from the famous LAS RAMBLAS is a real find! This is THE address in Barclona. The Studio Loft is part of a beautiful grand building as one would expect from the location, PASSEIG DE GRACIA - THE ADDRESS IN BARCELONA.

You enter into a wonderful marble hall with elaborate wrought iron work, stained glass and an extremely elegant staircase. You can see immediately that this is a very fine building indeed. There are two glass lifts/elevators up to the fifth floor where the spacious, very high ceilinged, Studio Loft is located in the 'Mansard' - excellent views.

As you enter you immediately notice the space of this very stylish Studio Loft with enormously high wooden cathedral style ceilings - I could easily add another floor but like the feel and character of this home as it is.

The bathroom is also spacious and is all white, marble and clean with bathtub, shower, bidet etc etc.

The kitchen area has all that is needed for a very comfortable stay - naturally all crockery, cutlery etc is provided.

Here you will find an oven, burners, toaster,coffee makers, electric kettle, microwave, fridge, washing machine etc etc. the living area is very comfortable and cosy and naturally fully furnished with armchair, sofas, bookshelves, TV, music centre, cupboard space, dining table and chairs. The sleeping area has a Queen size bed and ample wardrobe space.

Naturally it is fully air conditioned and heated. What more can I say??This is truly an exceptional property in the absolute best position possible in town!! I consider this to be of very good value.

Just seconds from Plaza Catalunya and therefore a two minute walk to the famous Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter. PASSEIG DE GRACIA of course has the famous Gaudi buildings, Casa Batllo and La Pedrera PLUS all the best shops in town!! All within literally minutes of the Studio. The Location could not be bettered.

To cover some basics - Yes, all linen, towels, cutlery, crockery etc are provided. .

The supermarket is located just a minute away and is open till 1000pm nightly (except Sundays). I shall be pleased to answer any questions you may have regarding your stay in this lovely mediterranean city and happy to welcome you to this super Studio Loft.

AVAILABLE ONLY FOR 1 OR 2 RESPONSIBLE ADULTS OR A RESPONSIBLE FAMILY. This is not a party place!

PLEASE DO RESPECT THE PROPERTY AND DO NOT USE THE TOWELS FOR SHOE AND MAKE UP CLEANING.

Keywords: Studio Loft, Elegant residential, city centre, central,

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2015

About The Owner

Hello, I am Derek, a freelance European Tour Director and a Londoner.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1998

Why The Owner chose Centro - Plaza Catalunya

This is an easy question! I chose to live on Passeig de Gracia as it is 'THE' address in Barcelona. Passeig de Gracia is the most elegant and most central avenue of the city. Having lived for two years on Passeig de Gracia, loving every minute of the sheer ease of living within walking distance of everything and being in the heart of such a wonderful city, I decided to buy another apartment, this lovely studio loft in 1998. My original home on Passeig de Gracia is listing 11323 which is also on VRBO. This studio had everything I wanted: The right location, a beautiful period building, unusual ceiling features and a magnificent view of the city.

What makes this apartment unique

I often stay at this flat when in Barcelona. This is in the middle of everything - a perfect location. Diagonally opposite is Barcelona's main department store with an extremely well stocked supermarket with wet fish counter, butcher , greengrocer and fruiterer - all the best products opposite my studio loft. Arrival and departure is also fantastically easy, I feel spoilt! The Airbus to the airport departs and arrives just outside El Corte Ingles, the above mentioned department store - in other words, opposite the flat.

The new Apple store is just next door.

When staying here, I very rarely use transport of any kind as I can walk everywhere. In the summer months, the beach is just a 10 minute(if that) metro ride away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Derek,



We enjoyed our stay in Barcelona, especially in your loft. It had everything we needed. We would recommend this rental to anyone thinking of renting in Barcelona. The location couldn't have been better.

Martin was extremely helpful.



Bob and Carol
Sep 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 44 traveler reviews

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Passeig De Gracia -Plaza Catalunya. Heart of the City.
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 176 reviews
5

Beautiful place right in the heart of things...

  • 5 of 5

The stay was splendid, and flat is just the best. Perfect location, and remarkably quiet for the potential noise level outside. It obviously has good double-insulated windows for an "antique" building! We loved the mattress and pillows, as well as the plush towels -- a very nice touch.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. I am pleased you enjoyed your time in Barcelona.
Cape Town South Africa
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped comfortable loft studio excellently located to all amenities. Attentive owner and staff. I will definitely be returning and will be recommending to friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please come back one day. Regards Derek
5

BEST LOCATION IN BARCELONA

  • 5 of 5

Hi Derek, just to thank you for the nice bottle of wine, the flowers, and the fantastic location we had in your apartment, even my nice, who lives in Barcelona, was impress: Barrio Gotico, Las Ramblas, el Puerto antiguo, la Barceloneta, el Parque de la Ciudadela, Parque Guell, and of course, Paseo de Gracia, all at walking distance.

The apartment is perfect for two, with everything you need, and a beautiful view. We enjoyed our stay very much and I'll recommended for sure to our friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Patricia for your kind words and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in Barcelona.
5

Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We spent one week in Barcelona and thoroughly enjoyed the apartment. It is extremely well situated - we walked everywhere - well decorated, and well equipped. We were greeted with wine and flowers. We ate out occasionally, but also prepared meals in the apartment.

Public transportation is practically at the doorstep which greatly facilitated travel to and from the airport. I would highly recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. I am happy you enjoyed your stay in the heart of the city.
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Barcelona for two weeks. The flat was pleasant, comfortable, welcoming and perfectly located. We were greeted our first day with wine and flowers and then afterwards were happy to return every day to its very Barcelona views and big comfortable king-sized bed. We are walkers so even though the subway is located right outside the door, we only took it once. This location is right in the walkable middle of everything and so we walked everywhere. It couldn't have been better for food, for entertainment, for people watching, for safety, for color, for fun. Derek, the owner, was quick to respond and easy to coordinate with.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Regards Derek
5

Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

First time to visit Barcelona with my daughter and this apartment made our stay even more enjoyable. The apartment is centrally located, clean, cozy and contains all the amenities you would need on a daily basis. I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment to anyone visiting this great location.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Yvette. It was a delight to have you stay and I am pleased you enjoyed your time in Barcelona.

Map

Car: not necessary

The Very Heart of The City. Walking distance to most sights. Passeig de Gracia - Barcelona's most elegant Avenue, Barrio Gotico and Las Ramblas.

This is the very Heart of the City. Best Location.

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Rates & Availability

From €125 Per night

Centro - Plaza Catalunya Apartment Rental Rates

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Departure Cleaning €50

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Amenities

Centro - Plaza Catalunya Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

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