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**Best Location in the Born**

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Elegant two bedroom/60m2 apartment in Pla de Palau, one of the most unspoiled pedestrian squares in Barcelona's renowned 'El Born'.

The Born is the historic area between Barcelona's city park (Ciutadella) and the Gothic Quarter and is home to the famous Picasso Museum. The best tapas in the city line the narrow streets of El Born, juxtaposed amongst cosy cafes and exclusive boutiques.

Everything is just a short walk away: Santa Maria del Mar, one of the famous gothic cathedrals of Old Barcelona is virtually on the doorstep; the Port Vell, Barcelona's Old Port, is just a five minute stroll away, halfway to the beaches, bars and restaurants of Barceloneta. From the Port Vell, take the cable car to the Spanish Village on Montjuich where you will also find the Miro Museum. Las Ramblas, the colorful tree-lined promenade which connects the Colombus Column to Plaza Catalunya, is only a 10 minute walk.

The apartment is on the third floor of a small modern building with elevator. It is fully equipped to provide every comfort. You will feel right at home with cable TV, DVD, WiFi, fully equipped kitchen including Nespresso machine, washer/dryer/iron and ironing board. Fully air conditioned throughout. We even provide a computer for you to check your emails.

The living room balcony overlooks the colorful pedestrian square with its cafes and boutiques. And, best of all, the two double bedrooms are located at the back of the apartment, allowing for a peaceful night's sleep.

Getting around is a breeze: there are two metro stations within a five minute walk; the Touristic Bus stops just off the Plaza and taxis and busses are plentiful, allowing easy access to the airport and train station.

Keywords: Elegant, quiet two bedroom/1 and a half bath apartment with balcony

More Details

Property Manager
Diana Dion-Arivas
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, swedish, danish, Catalan
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Diana Dion-Arivas

Hello, I live in the province of Girona and often go to Barcelona for concerts and the art museums.

Diana Dion-Arivas purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Diana Dion-Arivas chose Ciutat Vella

I love Barcelona's ancient center and wanted to have my own pied à terre in the heart of this vibrant and fascinating area.

What makes this apartment unique

Staying in El Born has so many benefits. Great restaurants, fantastic museums and easy access to the airport.

Amenities

Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) highest qualtiy queen size bed in bedroom 1, Twin or Single Beds (2) twin beds in bedroom 2 can be converted to queen size bed, Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Nespresso coffee machine. iPod dock.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(71 traveler reviews)

**Best Location in the Born**
average rating of 4.9577465 based on 71 reviews
Portland, OR
5

Great location/Charming Apartment

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 visiting from the U.S. enjoyed staying at this apartment in March, 2017. The location was convenient and the apartment was well appointed. Juan was welcoming and we really enjoyed the wine and truffles that were waiting for us. The beds, pillows, linens and towels were of good quality. The bathrooms were updated nicely. We packed extremely light because we are touring much of Spain so having a washer and dryer was a definite plus.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic clean and bright apartment in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was very well maintained and well stocked with necessities. Well located. Walk everywhere and located in charming square with world famous cal pep!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Fantastic location in Pla Palau

  • 5 of 5

Although we spent a little more on this rental than we had intended, Barcelona was our last stop on a 2 week tour around Spain and we were so happy to see such a lovely apartment! The location was stellar for us! We LOVED walking right out into the square leading down into shopping and museums. The Picasso museum was a 2 minute walk and the fantastic Santa Caterina market was a scenic 5-10 minute walk down the same alley. A convenience store was right around the corner for grocery staples. Barceloneta was also just a 15 minute walk away. Juan met us before and after, and was very friendly, helpful and professional. We would not hesitate to recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

The whole experience from beginning to end was an absolute pleasure! I would definitely stay here again. Thank you Diana and Jaume!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Wasaga Beach, Ontario
5

What a perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

The best apartment in the best location. We loved every minute of our stay in the El Born area of Barcelona. Juan was a gracious host and gave us plenty of advice of places to eat and things to do for our 4 day stay. Everything about our stay could not be better. We will return.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place and location

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week in this apartment in Barcelona, two adults and two kids. Loved the location, apt was clean, well stocked with items you may need and quiet. Space is smart, not huge but plenty of space for four of us and we weren't there all that much anyway! We walked or took the bus all over the city. Went to a little market nearby for groceries for morning breakfast. Everything you need is very close- grocery, wine, atm, bus/metro, restaurants, and sites. Making apartment reservation and questions regarding our stay were answered quickly and thoroughly. Would stay here again without hesitation. We loved the El Born area, and recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My standard rate
Nov 7 2016 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$231
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$231
 

Additional information about rental rates

Online Booking Fee $21 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $268
Final Cleaning Fee $107
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation Policy: The 25% deposit is non-refundable. If you cancel your booking prior to 30 days, we will not bill you for the balance. If you cancel your booking after the final payment has been received and we can re-let the apartment, we will refund the final payment of 75% plus the cleaning fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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