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An Oasis in the City

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A semi-detached house, recently renovated with the highest quality materials, located in an exclusive private area used only by the neighbours with 24H security service. The residential complex was awarded with the FAD Prize (Foment de les Arts Decoratives), for its arquitectural design. Our place is in a pedestrian street that keeps you away from the hustle of the city. An exquisite three storey house with a cosy patio by the entrance and a nice terrace upstairs, both great to enjoy and relax at any day time the peace and quietness of the neighbourhood. A pearl in the city.

Ground floor: Patio by the entrance that leads you to the living room; a modern Italian design kitchen open to the living room; and a bathroom.

First floor: Two bedrooms with queen size beds, one with a japanese style wardrobe and flat TV screen; a walk-in closet with a complex daylight system and a stylish bathroom where you can indulge yourself in a multi-jet Hansgrohe Raindance shower.

Second floor: closet with washing machine and dryer and access to the 35m2 solarium where you can enjoy the views of the skyline by the beach and the privacy, peace and quietness of our place sorrounded by fragrant flowers. In sunny days you can lie down on the deck chairs for sunbathing and refreshing in the outdoor shower.

Additional amenities:

- Complimentary bottle of spanish wine, mineral water and seasonal fruit.

- Safe box

- High speed Internet access (WiFi)

- Cable TV

- Daikin air conditioning

- 42' plasma TV (living room), 28' LCD TV (bedroom)

- DVD player

- Dishwasher

- Hairdryer

- High quality cotton towels and linens provided (Naf-Naf)

- Soap, shampoo and conditioner provided.

- Covered garage in the same building (optional).

More Details
Registration Number : HUTB00370646

Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german, spanish, Catalan
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Lydia

My name is Lydia and I was born in Barcelona. I work as an air traffic controller at Barcelona airport, approach radar controller. I love travelling around the world and I want for my guests to feel like at home despite of being far away from it. I treat people the way I would like to be treated to make them enjoy as much as I can this incredible city where I am from and that I love so much, my dear Barcelona...

I will give you some advice about Highlights, places not to be missed, restaurants and concerts, do ask me as many questions as you might have. It is my pleasure being able to help you.

I am sure you will enjoy your stay with us.

Lydia purchased this house in 1998

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in a rare gem in Barcelona. Off the street in a pedestrian walkway. Quiet, peaceful, safe. This apartment is a dream and a haven of perfection. Lydia is obviously a special genuine true soul who cares and goes beyond anything to help. The design, quality and all the special details obviously reflect and mirror image the wonderfulness of our hosts. Merci mille fois…one thousands thank yous!
Feb 2013
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La Vila Olímpica del Poblenou House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) High quality Aloe Vera mattresses, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Italian design
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(108 traveler reviews)

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An Oasis in the City
average rating of 4.962963 based on 109 reviews

very very nice

  • 5 of 5

my best place for short stay in Barcelona

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing property and hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this property. Everything we could possibly need or want was provided. Lydia was super helpful and responsive. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone interested in staying in Barcelona. It's a great location to hit many different areas of interest - from the Gothic area to the great Barcelona beaches to the many museums and historic attractions.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely Furnished, Close to Beaches

  • 5 of 5

Lydia is a wonderful hostess who goes the extra mile to make sure her guests are comfortable and cared for. The apartment is beautifully furnished and very comfortable, close to beaches, transport and shopping. Very quiet neighborhood, the pictures and other reviews are accurate. Solid choice in Barcelona!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Traumhafter Barcelonaaufenthalt

  • 5 of 5

Ein tolles Haus mit einer wunderbar liebenswürdigen Gastgeberin!

Das ist Haus ist mit allem sehr gut ausgestattet und bietet alles, um sich wohl zu fühlen.

Tolle Lage sowohl um zum Strand als auch in die Innenstadt zu kommen.

Wir waren schon das zweite Mal da und haben bereits für nächstes Jahr gebucht.

In Barcelona gibt es für uns nichts besseres - Danke Lydia!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house in lovely neighborhood. Everything provided for kitchen, bath, and laundry.

  • 5 of 5

Owner is the best asset of this property. She provided a generous array of groceries as well as helpful information for first timers in Barcelona. Look no further. Book this house.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, well appointed apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lydia's apartment is in a great location and served us well during our stay in Barcelona. Lydia was hospitable and super with which to work. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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La Sagrada Família
Plaça Catalunya
Barcelona Picasso Museum

The Olympic village of Barcelona is built on the sea front by the Port Olympic Marina. The two towers with a height of 153.5m dominate the Barcelona skyline, a nice view from our house. There are numerous sculptures along the sea front and a wide variety of restaurants, bars and 'chiringuitos' to enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine.

Another must-see is the Torre de las Aigues (1905); The Fish by the sea, designed by Frank Gehry, a huge copper-coloured steel structure that glimmers in the sunlight; the Plaza de Toros Monumental (1914) with its strongly influenced by Mudéjar and Byzantine architecture facade; the elegant Parc de la Ciutadella (1888) and its Monumental Cascade partially designed by Gaudí; and the Barceloneta, the old fisherman's area where you can feel the Mediterranean atmosphere you would expect to find in a fishing community, are some year round tourist attractions that you will not want to miss. And all of them within walking distance.

The Sagrada Familia by Gaudí (1882) is 1,5 miles, 11 min. by bus (10).

Take the subway (Ciutadella / Vila Olímpica L4) and in a quick ride of two stops you get to The Cathedral (13th-15th centuries), the astonishing Gothic Quarter where you walk back in History to the 10th century; and the Picasso Museum. One more stop and you will be by the well-known Plaza Cataluña and Las Ramblas.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $123.06

All our rates are based on a max of 4 guests. There is a charge of 30/50€ per extra

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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