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Central, Cozy, Large And Sunny Flat In Lively Neighbourhood

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,054 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

98 SQM, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Studio, Large Kitchen,Sleeps 4

Nice modern apartment 98sqm totally refurbished in a bohemian building of 1910. It is composed by:

* 2 bedrooms (with king and queen size bed)

* Large sitting and dining room

* Big and fully equipped kitchen

* Sunny covered veranda of 12 square metres

* 1 complete bathroom and 1 smaller toilet

* 1 studio for working

* 1 complete room at disposition that you can use as a wardrobe and leave your luggage in

The apartment has individual gas heating and air conditioned.

Parquet floor and half timbered original catalan roof.

It is situated at the last floor(3 floor, sorry no lift, be fit to climb the stairs!) of a small and quiet building with few neighbors, it is very sunny and lightened all day long. Even if there is no lift and you have to climb 3 floors of narrow stairs we think that the effort is highly rewarded. The apartment is quiet, sunny, spatious and full of caracter. It's an old small building with only 5 apartments and with wooden catalan typical ceiling inside that makes it unique according to us !We rent the entire flat, it is not shared. You will find that you have plenty of space to relax and access to all the comforts of a modern home. You are invited to cook, enjoy a sumptuous breakfast on the veranda or relax on the comfortable couch.

It is situated in Poble Sec neighborhood, that stretches from Plaza España to the port, nestled between Avenida Parallel and the enormous park areas on Montjuic, one of the city's most beautiful and interesting hill. The 'Poble Sec' has managed to maintain its charm and authenticity better than other Barcelona's neighborhoods and it is full of bar and lively restaurants. In fact, the Poble Sec is where you can find one of the best traditional tapas bar of Barcelona, Quimet Quimet (Poeta Cabanyes, 25 - very, very close to the apartment). Only at 20 meters you will find Carrer Blai: the main pedestrian street of the neighborhood, along with the charming Plaza Sortidor there are the ideal places where to enjoy a cocktail, a coffee or some delicious food in one of the many open air terraces.

The Poble Sec offers a wide range of cultural activities and features several popular theaters. It lies at the foot of Montjuic Park where you can find some sports facilities (including the Olympic Stadium), a Botanical Garden, the Joan Miró Foundation and the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC). The view of the city you can enjoy from Montjuic is really impressive and you can decide to walk up to the top if you feel fit or take the funicular from the Parallel metro station. The Ramblas, Raval and Gothic Quarter are a short 10 minutes walking distance away and is very easy to get there: just cross Avenida Parallel and wander through the multicultural and lively Raval neighbourhood until you reach Las Ramblas or Plaza Catalunya. The Poble Sec is also connected to other parts of the city and important tourist attractions by metro (lines L2 and L3 as well as several bus lines that are only 150 meters away from our apartment).

More Details
Registration Number : HUTB008118


El Poble-sec Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1054 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Kitchen has to be left clean, no dirty washes in the sink
  • Don't use bath towels outside the apartment, don't take them to the beach.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Garage/ parking is close to the apartment, price is not included in the rent, it's a private garage, open 24 hours, guarded, the price is around 25 € per day


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average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews

We love Barcelona and the apartment was fine for us

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed staying in this spacious apartment. We were very comfortable and especially liked the bright porch where we could have breakfast. The location was good for a quick walk to metro and about a 20 minute walk to Las Rambles and the Gothic area. Loved having a little market across the street and tapas bars everywhere around us. We are active seniors in our mid seventies, and as we knew about the flights of stairs going up to the apartment so we did special workouts before the trip. However, they are steep, narrow and challenging, especially getting your luggage up and down. Even our 20 year old granddaughter who visited us often during our stay groaned and moaned going up them. All in all it was a very good experience and we would recommend this apartment for physically fit travelers.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Left a blanket for beach use. Second small room could use a fan. Great hosts and Christine... lots of kitchen supplies already there for us such a bonus.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful experience, great location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is located in bar/tapas heaven! We were very close to everything and had a great time walking around the Gothic Quarter. The apartment is very spacious and comfortable. A comfortable bed makes a big difference and we liked this one. The AC was very important with the 40 degree heat outside and it worked great. The kitchen is a great size and had everything we needed. We liked the sitting area in the back for morning coffee and the balcony at the front for late night people watching. Despite being close to the action, it was not noisy in the apartment at all. It was a great stay and start to our Spain vacation. We couldn't ask for anything more.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cozy and classy

  • 5 of 5

Five minutes walk away from metro station Parallel, in a very quiet building we found this little jewel. Three bedrooms, enough for five adults; a terrace you can live in; WIFI, and a very well furnished kitchen.

Everything is clean and in good conditions. Nearby you have restaurants and pubs at walking distance. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot, it has been a pleasure to have you and your nice family in our apartment. Hope to see you soon!
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Bath Maine USA

Excellent choice for Barcelona

  • 5 of 5

We were at Bruno's apartment for just a few days but wished we could have stayed longer. The apartment was just as listed .... spacious, clean, convenient to all neighborhoods of the city, and a nice kitchen for eat in meals. The sun poured into the back room in the morning, making for a wonderful place for coffee. Communication with Bruno was very good and he arranged for Dodo to meet us and guide us through the details. The options for eating out at neighborhood places were terrific. It all worked out great .

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was perfect !!

  • 5 of 5

I am a travel agent in Canada. My clients chose this property themselves for their month long stay in Barcelona. On their return they reported to me that their stay was perfect. The perfect location and the property was exactly as promoted and a joy to stay in


  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Bruno

Hi we are Bruno and Luca, Italians living in Barcelona for the last 12 years. We have purchased this house in 2005 and decorated and furnished for ourselves reflecting our own preferences. We hope that you will enjoy this personal corner as much as we did over the years

Bruno purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Bruno chose El Poble-sec

Even if there is no lift and you have to climb 3 floors of narrow stairs we think that the effort is highly rewarded. The apartment is quiet, sunny, spacious and full of caracter. It's an old small building with only 5 apartments and with wooden catalan typical ceiling inside that makes it unique according to us !

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with this apartment when we sat on the veranda on the back of the house. Sun is entering through the veranda all the way inside the hallway and change the colors of the house. There is plenty of space and even if it is very close to the center and in a lively neighborhood during the nights it's very quiet and you can sleep fantastically.


La Boqueria
"The most beautiful coloured and lively market in Barcelona"
Las Ramblas
"The most famous boulevard in the city, just 10 minutes walk away"
Font Magica de Montjuïc
"Just 15 minutes walk away, go at nights to see the musical fountain show"
Barceloneta Beach
"Just 20 minutes bus away. Take bus D20 from Parallel and enjoy the beach"
Montjuïc Castle
"Climb the best spot in order to enjoy breath taking Barcelona view. Take funicular at Parall..."
Plaça Espanya
"Walk 15 minutes from the flat and enter old Plaça de Toros Arena shopping center. Amazing vi..."
Palau Güell
"250 metres walk from the flat, the first beautiful masterpiece from Gaudi"
Arenas de Barcelona
"Just 15 minutes walk in order to enjoy this masterpiece of modernism transformed into a supe..."
Quimet & Quimet
"Best tapas bar in town. Just down the stairs...enjoy a glass of wine and special tapas!"
Carrer de Blai
Casa Batlló
"Wonderful Gaudi architecture in the midlle of the elegant PAsseig de Gracia. Shopping and cu..."
Xalet de Montjuic
"Super nice restaurants with breath taking night views on Barcelona. Enjoy fantastic views an..."
Port Vell
"The experience of the Rambla del Mar. Just 20 minutes walking distance from the flat, shoppi..."
La Paradeta
"Fish lovers this is the place for you, good quality fish and seafood at absolutely affordabl..."
La Bella Napoli
"Real Neapolitan Pizza in Spain....yummi, and close to the flat"
Platja de la Mar Bella
"Nudist and gay beach, chiringuito to have a drink, beautiful sea"
Park Güell
"Sensational gardens by Gaudi. Take bus 24 just outside the falt in Parall.el Avenue and go s..."
"Best Paella and Fideua, according to me!"
Xiringuito Escriba
"Best Paellas, Fideua and Seafood along the seaside"
"Ferran Adria's chef tapas reaturant. Only with reservation. Fine food from a 3 stars Micheli..."
Olympic Ring
"Barcelona Olimpic Stadium, wander around Montjiuc and enjoy"
Barceló Raval
"Have a cocktail at the 360 degrees top floor terrace bar, nice cocktails and breath taking v..."
Casa Milà
La Sagrada Família
Barri Gòtic
Old City Barcelona
Palau de la Musica Catalana
Parc de la Ciutadella
Joan Miró Foundation
Mercat de Sant Antoni
Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Barcelona Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Quimet Quimet
Nearest Ferry
750 Metres
Balearic Ferry
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Sants Central Station
Nearest Motorway
750 Metres
Ronda Litoral
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Tatami Room
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Barceloneta Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $61.63
Refundable damage deposit $246.52

Check in is starting from 15h00, check out is before 11H00.
Late check in (after 20H00) and early check out (before 08H00) fee of 20 € each is charged and also for check in and check out in Sundays and Bank Holiday there is a supplement of 20€ to be paid locally
Smoking is not permitted
Damage deposit of 200€ given back automatically 7 days after check out to your credit card if no damages or loss of keys

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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