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Luxury Barcelona Apartment

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain - Excellent Central Location - Quiet

Excellent location of this comfortable, quiet and tastefully decorated apartment a few meters away of the metro station of Fontana. Very sunny and cheerful, penthouse apartment, fully equipped for a relaxed and carefree stay. At the end of the street there is Gaudi's first commissioned building 'Casa Vicenc', an added interest to the excellent location of this great apartment. Please check availability by clicking the "check availability" button above.


Owner
Gloria Bes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Gloria Bes

Originally from Barcelona, have been living in the UK for many years now. Have a couple of properties in Spain which I rent out in order to finance building work for a new residence near Barcelona, where I am hoping to spend more time in the future. Have three children and eventually hope they will also spend time there.

Why Gloria Bes chose Gracia

Inherited from my mother.

What makes this apartment unique

Fantastic location in the centre of the city. Easy access to all areas of the city. Being an attic, is quiet and it is very comfortable as I have recently spent a small fortune in the complete high standard refurbishment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Gloria

Just a quick email to say how much we enjoyed our stay in your

apartment in Barcelona. It was our first time to visit and it really

is a beautiful city. The apartment was very comfortable and convenient

with everything we needed. Many thanks and we hope to visit again.
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Gracia Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/3 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bed with wall to wall wardrobes, plenty of storage space for your belongings. Ironing board.
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Comfortable apartment with a double bedroom and a doble sofa bed in the living area. Suited for two or three adults or even a small family unit. Outside: There is a small terrace with a table and chairs to enjoy that evening drink or meal al fresco. Utility Room: Siemens washing machine. Will wash just one garment if necessary!!! Iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedding and towels provided for your needs. Other: Very sunny terrace for those al fresco meals. Smokers, please use the terrace! No smoking policy inside the apartment applies.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.625 based on 9 reviews
5

Ideal for a couple. Good position only 5 stops on the metro from the bottom of Las Ramblas.

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we have stayed here and have enjoyed it both times. It is well placed 400m from Fontana metro station and 5 stops from the bottom of Las Ramblas. The flat is comfortable and well furnished. It is in a quiet street so it's very peaceful. The local area is good too with a couple of supermarkets a short distance away and a friendly bar just round the corner. We really enjoyed our stay and would return next time we are in Barcelona.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very minimal

  • 3 of 5

Very clean minimal apartment,Could use a coffee machine, and a little more hot water. You have to be very fast in the shower! and I mean VERY FAST!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. There is a coffee maker in the apartment, I am surprised you did not find it. I think I will add another coffee maker to give more choices. The hot water tank is constantly on and enough for a normal shower, it heats up quickly again. The water pressure in the shower is very strong, perhaps I should fit an adjustable pressure shower-head, I think that would help. I am happy that it suits most people and it is an all round great apartment for a comfortable stay in central Barcelona.
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4

Good property, close to transport, fantastic communication from owner

  • 4 of 5

Had a brilliant holiday

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Brilliant for short getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely time staying in in this flat for a week. Gloria met us on arrival and she was incredibly friendly and polite, helped us to settle in and showed us how all the appliances worked. For a young couple on a short holiday this was a perfect flat right next to the metro station but still in a quiet and safe area. The flat was very clean and tidy with nice modern furnishings and good air conditioning. Would definitely recommend for couples looking for affordable accommodation.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your positive feedback. I look forward to welcome you again sometime in the the future.
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5

Ideal for a couple. Great location being so close to the metro station

  • 5 of 5

Nicely decorated and modern. Had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, I am always very happy to receive positive feedback.
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5

Compact apartment. Vey quiet as overlooks courtyard. Very clean. Good communication from Gloria.

  • 5 of 5

Gloria had given us directions to the apartment, which we found with no problem. The apartment was very clean and furnished to a high standard. It is (as advertised) small, but space used very well and absolutely fine for 2/3 people. Very close to shops/cafes/restaurants. Very close to nearest underground station- but we used very little as such a pleasure to walk around to see the sights. Many of the sights of Barcelona in walking distance. The apartment being on the top floor was very quiet as the small balcony overlooks a courtyard. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Map

Special interest holidays:

Close to Fontana metro station. Exciting Gaudi's 'Parque Güell' is a short bus ride away, or uphill walk of about 1 mile. From the metro station you can travel to all areas of Barcelona to suit your Barcelona viewing itinerary. Must see the fountain in Montjuïc, open late on weekends. Enquire at the Tourist office or online for opening times.

Coast/Beach:

Barcelona has several beaches, reached from the apartment via Fontana metro station, only a few stops away, also on foot, probably about 3+ miles. A must is Villa Olímpica, with its many restaurants, bars and shops. Absolutely gorgeous at night with its great atmosphere.

Travel:

Nearby there is Montserrat, an unusual grey impressive mountain range. There is a monastery, restaurant, etc.

Closer, there is the hill of Tibidabo. An exciting hill with an amusement park, a beautiful church, fantastic views of Barcelona etc. Metro to Av. Tibidabo, then the famous Blue Tram to the Funicular which will take you to the top of the hill.

Another must is the famous Montjûic hill, see below.

Distances:

Barcelona airport is only a 26 minutes ride from Passeig de Gracia station (2 stops from Fontana metro station). One every 30 minutes.

Further Details:

Another hill to visit is Montjüïc with its magic fountain, which opens evenings over the weekend, a must see. On the right-hand side of the palace you will find the 'Poble Espanyol', with replicas of streets and building from all over Spain. There is a teleferic to travel to the top, where there is an old castle, restaurant, discotheque etc. Take the metro to Plaça Espanya straight from Fontana.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $11.81 per person per night
Damage Deposit $236.18

Booking Notes:
You will need to pay a security deposit of 200 euros, refundable at the end of your stay. Full payment required before you take occupation of the apartment.
Notes on prices:
Please note, prices are for two people, for additional adults add 10 euros per night. Children up to 10 years old free.
Late arrivals: After 8pm there is a 20 euros charge, increasing by 5 euros each hour after that.
1 week stay - 10% discount
2 weeks stay - 15% discount
1 month stay - 40% discount
Changeover Day:
Arrival usually 2 pm, exceptions if the apartment was unoccupied that day, you can arrive earlier to suit you. Departures by 11 am, also flexible if free on that day.
Xmas and New Year, Easter and some events, rates as in July

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.