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Modern and near the historic center. 10 minutes to the Rambla. Metro 2 minutes.

Bedrooms 3
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Renovated. All amenities. Ideal for families up to six people.

Apartment for tourist use with license number: HUTB-001802.

Bright and comfortable apartment located in the Poble Sec, between Fira de Barcelona and the port. It was completely renovated in 2013, so the facilities are practically new. It features free WiFi, air conditioning and heating.

This apartment is located on the first floor of an elegant building of the early twentieth century, recently refurbished and with elevator. One of the things that make the apartment an extraordinary and very bright are its 6 balconies, all rooms are exterior.

Paralel 1 features a large living room with a glass table for 6, flat screen TV and a double sofa bed. This works perfectly as bedroom as it has a sliding door that gives complete privacy to guests who sleep there.

It has two beautiful bedrooms, one is a suite room with bathroom, and the other has two single beds. Both rooms have their own balcony, wardrobe and bedside tables. All beds have proper bedding for each station.

The apartment has two bathrooms with sink, toilet and shower, one of which is ensuite. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, hob, oven, microwave, washer, dryer and all the utensils necessary for your stay. The apartment is reviewed periodically, especially the dishes and utensils, so that everything is in perfect condition and nothing is missing.

The location of the apartment is ideal as it is located very close to the center of Barcelona and Montjuïc. Near the apartment you will find everything you need including supermarkets, bars, cafes, banks and pharmacies. You have the subway station Paral•lel to 5 minutes from the apartment, so you can easily move around the city. It is located next to the Carrer Blai, considered La Rambla of Poble Sec.

In Espai Barcelona we have made a guide that will be delivered via email in which there is the best places to go near the apartment and also throughout Barcelona. In addition we give you tips for your visit to the city as pleasant as possible.

Late Check in between 20:00 to 00:00 50€

Late Check in between 00:00 to 08:00 70€

Early Check out between 00:00 to 08:00 70€


Deposit of 300€; Deposit for more than 30 days 1200€

More Details
Registration Number : HUTB-001802

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, Catalan
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Francisco

Hi. My name is Francisco, I'm from Barcelona and I love tecnology and enjoying the sea. I invite you to visit my town by staying in one of my touristic apartments.

Why Francisco chose El Poble-sec

This apartment is located in Poble Sec, one of the most peculiar and authentic neighborhoods in Barcelona.

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet apartment, fully equipped located in a perfect place to visit the city. Metro is only 3 minutes away from it.


El Poble-sec Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • disco club
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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Modern and near the historic center. 10 minutes to the Rambla. Metro 2 minutes.
average rating of 4.142857 based on 7 reviews

Good, Bad, and Ugly

  • 2 of 5

We spent 2 weeks in Barcelona during the month of May. We have rented property thru HomeAway/VRBO before and mostly with good results. The good: the apartment's location was great! Very convenient, close to the metro, and to great restaurants. The apartment was clean and modern looking. The bad: the pillows, towels, blankets and sheets were in bad condition. Some of these were worn, torn, or stained - disgusting! The couch was lumpy and torn. There was no dish soap, hand soap, or anything with which to clean (and barely any toilet paper). We don't mind buying toilet paper and we travel with all out toiletries (of course) but to have no kind of soap in the apartment is nonsense. The ugly: a very bad smell coming from the master shower - gray water that didn't drain properly, maybe? We mentioned this problem to the owner but nothing could be done about it so we just had to put up with the bad smell for the entire time (we went and bought candles to mask the smell) and we just stopped using that shower after the first week hoping that would help but it really didn't. There was a review on here that mentioned the smell but we figured it was a one-time problem. On a related note, the hot water heater ceased to work and we had to do cold showers for about a day but once we called the owner he handled the repair within a day.

The final blow was when we were leaving and the owner showed up 30 minutes later than the time we had agreed which was stressful since we had a flight to catch. He didn't apologize for his delay.

We would stay in the Poble Sec area again but I'd listen to the reviewers when they say there is a bad smell in the apartment! Lesson learned.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, thank you for the review. I can assure you that the towels, blankets and sheets are always brought by the cleaning enterprise after the other guests left, so they are washed. Even so we are going to check on them. We usually leave dish soap under the sink, maybe the guests before you finished it and we didn’t realize. About the smell, we are trying to fix the problem, but it is the building that is old, we are doing everything we can, but it is a long process. I’m sorry about the delay, I’m one person to do the check-outs and sometimes they took more time than the expected. I’m sorry the experience was not good; we are going to work to fix all these things.
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Good location but apartment not well maintained

  • 3 of 5

The apartment is in a very good location with lots of great tapas restaurants nearby and close to 2 metro stations. The apartment itself was clean but a little tired. There were door jams broken or missing and duct tape holding tiles on in the ensuite bathroom. There was also a sewer gas smell in the ensuite bathroom. There was no TV, microwave or toaster. Our biggest problem was contacting the owner. He advertised that he responds to emails within 24 hours but it was more like a couple of days. He was also 1/2 hour later to meet us on arrival and departure.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Bonnie, thank you for the review. We will check the apartment and bring the missing things, because there should be a Tv, microwave and toaster. I'm sorry about the bad communication. We have many apartments and sometimes we think we have answered all the emails, but we miss one. We will try to improve on these things. Thank you for staying with us.
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great appartment

  • 5 of 5

Great appartment, great location. We enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Peter, thank you so much for your review. Knowing your opinion is really important for me because all I want is you to feel like home. I’m happy you enjoyed your stay in the apartment. You were a great guest. I‘m looking forward to see you again in one of our apartments.
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sunny apartment

  • 5 of 5

What I loved about this apartment is all of its balconies and the neighborhood. The apartment is comfortable and it had all the stuff we needed for our stay. All of its rooms have a balcony which is very nice. The neighborhood is close to the city center and it is full of tapas places.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Marcos, thanks for the review!!
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Nice and clean apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is nice and clean, it looks like in the pictures. The kitchen had everything we needed, the dishwasher was very practical. The beds could be more comfortable, but they were okay for our stay of four days. What we loved the most of the apartment was its location. It is located in a cosy neighborhood with a lot of tapas places and very close to the city center. The treat with the owner was okay, he recommended us some places to have dinner around the apartment. We waited for him five minutes at the check in, but he was on time on the check out.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Amanda, thanks for the review. I'm very happy you liked the apartment. Hope you come back!
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Très bon séjour

  • 5 of 5

L'appartement est très bien équipé, très propre et spacieux. Il est très bien situé dans Barcelone. On peut se rendre très rapidement à pied sur le port. La station de métro est à 2 minutes. Le propriétaire est très sympathique et donne tous les renseignements utiles. Prévoir une place de parking (le parking Gran Via convient très bien - parking surveillé 24H/24 et à 10 minutes en métro de l'appartement) car le stationnement dans la rue est payant et les places sont rares.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias por todo. Nuestra intención siempre es que nuestros clientes se vayan así de satisfechos.
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
El Prat
Nearest Barpub
1 Metres
Just next to the apartment.
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Barcelona Port
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Sants Station
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
There are plenty of bars and restaurants
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

With its quiet streets, parks, traditional bars and its welcoming atmosphere Poble Sec represents the ideal neighborhood for visiting the city. From the Poble Sec, you can reach in a few minutes-walk to the heart of Barcelona. The statue of Columbus, the Port Vell and the Rambla are a few minutes-walk along the Avenida del Paral.lel. In this street there are several important theaters and is full of terraces, bars and restaurants. Across the street is the Raval district.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Limpieza final $74.06
Refundable damage deposit $370.28
Stay tax $3.06 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 17 years.
Tax Rate 10.0%

Depósito de 300€; Depósito para estancias de + de 30 días 1200€
Deposit of 300€; Deposit for more than 30 days 1200€
Dépôt de 300€/; Dépôt pour plus de 30 jours 1200€
Entradas de 20:00 a 00:00 50€; Entradas de 00:00 a 08:00 70€; Salidas de 00:00 a 08:00 70€
Late Check in between 20:00 to 00:00 50€; Late Check in between 00:00 to 08:00 70€; Early Check out between 00:00 to 08:00 70€
Entrée de 20:00 à 00:00 50€; Entrée de 00:00 à 08:00 70€; Sortie de 00:00 à 08:00 70€

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.