Amazing 3 bedrooms apartment completely renovated in 2014 with high quality services and materials just 7' walk from Las Ramblas, in the heart of Barcelona, on the famous Avenue Paralelo, close to all services (metro, theaters, Montjuic fira).
APARTMENT EXCLUSIVELY RESERVED FOR FAMILIES, AND COUPLES OVER 30 YEARS!!
TOURISTIC LICENCE Nº: HUTB-009383-46
APARTAMENT DESCRIPTION AND EQUIPMENTS:
Our beautiful 70 sqm apartment, consists of 3 bedrooms (a superb 12 sqm master bedroom with a desk, a lovely second double bedroom and a cute third bedroom with bunk beds), a complete bathroom with a huge showerand toilet, and second toilet, a superb fully fitted kitchen opened to a large living room with direct exit to the 5 sqm terrace, with an amazing overlooking city view (Sagrada Familia, Barrio Gotico, Park of "las tres chimeneas") and even a small sea view!!!
In the apartment you will find all the comfort and equipment necessary for you to feel at home, including air conditioning (two splits), three ceiling fans, gas heating and broadband WIFI.
The fully equipped kitchen has a large fridge/freezer, an induction stove, a double tray oven and a microwave with grill, a 12 place dishwasher, an 7kg washing/dryer machine, a Nespresso coffee maker "Delonghi" , an extra -large toaster, an electric kettle and all the necessary cooking utensils and space to cook comfortably.
The kitchen overlooks the dining area and living room, where you will find a large table for 6 px with 6 chairs and a superb buffet.
The very spacious living room, consist of two large 3 seater sofas, and a very nice teak wood coffee table. There is also a plasma TV 42 "(106cm) with TNT.
Colonial style decoration, consisting of very fine teak and indian rosewood furnitures, mixed with small industrial touches that create a warm and modern atmosphere.
On the terrace you will find a small table with 2 chairs, perfect for a coffee overlooking the oldest church in Barcelona, and the park of "3 chimeneas" (great testimony of the industrial past of the nineteenth century).
In the main bedroom, you will enjoy a bed with latex mattress (top quality) 1.50 m x 1.90 m, a large dresser, a magnificent restored antique mirror and a nice oriental desk. You will also find air conditioning and a ceiling fan.
The second double bedroom offers a bed Bultex mattress (top quality) of 1.40 m x 1.90 m, a large dresser and ceiling fan.
The third bedroom has a bunk bed 90cm x 2,00 m, a magnificent antique "secretaire" beautifully restored, and a fan.
The apartment main bathroom has a large shower with thermostatic column and a toilet.
There is also another toilet with wc and washbasin.
We provide a hair dryer, hand gel, an iron and ironing board.
We also can provide a folding travel cot for babies (0 to 3 years).
We provide a full set of bed linen and 2 towels for each person and a second additional free set for stay of more than one week.
The apartment is conveniently located 30 meters from the underground station "Paralelo" and less than 5' walk from several supermarkets (Lidl, Dia, etc...) and shops (fruits and vegetables, all kinds of grocery shops, restaurants and bars for all tastes).
CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT:
During the check-in, we will explain you in detail the operation of all equipments, the house rules in the apartment and in the building and together we will do a full inventory .
We will be happy to share with you all our great tips for restaurants and bars where you can enjoy this wonderful Spanish atmosphere and many tips on how to get around and what to see in Barcelona and surroundings.
During the check-out, we will check together the state of the apartment (cleanliness and possible damage), and will take the time with you to make a review of your stay and listen to your comments, criticisms or any advice to provide the best service.
We will make available two phone numbers where we will be contactable 24h/24h, in order to respond as quickly as possible to a problem or a question that you could have.
The apartment very central, is ideally located on the famous "Avenida Paralelo", cultural heart of Barcelona with its many theaters, concert halls, cabarets (like the mythical "Molino" or "Sala Apollo"), in the picturesque neighborhood of "Poble Sec ", and only 50 meters from the very lively and trendy "Calle de Blai ", a pedestrian street where you will find the best tapas bars and restaurants and a great atmosphere.
In a just 7 minutes walk, you will reach the famous "Ramblas", and it takes less than 15 minutes walking to get to Montjuic (National Art Museum of Catalonia, Magic Fountain, Museum Joan Miro Fundacion La Caixa, Exhibitions parc of Barcelona) or 12 minutes to reach the old port of Barcelona (Port Vell, Aquarium, Maremagnum).
HOW TO MOVE AROUND:
The apartment is so central that the best way to get around is walking, but 30 meters from the entrance of the building you will find the underground station of "Paralelo" (three lines).
L3 (green) only 3 stops to "Plaza Cataluña" (Aerobus stop, Ramblas, Barrio Gotico), and in the other direction this line goes first (only two stops) to "Plaza de España" (Fira de Barcelona, Las Arenas Shopping Centre) and then (2 more stops) the train station "Sants Estacio" (direct train line to the airport, high speed trains AVE/TGV and international coaches).
L2 (purple line), which runs directly in 3 stops to "Paseo de Gracia" (La Pedrera and Casa Batllo) and "Sagrada Familia" (Gaudi masterpiece) 3 more stops.
And finally another direct line goes to the "Parc de Montjuic" (museums, castle, funicular).
The ferry terminal is 12 minutes walk (Balearia, Acciona, Grimaldi lines ...).
From the airport' you can easily reach the station "Sants estacio" with a direct train (30 minutes), or the "Plaza de España" and "Plaza Cataluña" with the Aerobus.
A taxi will cost you 40 (up to 4 pax) or 45 euros (up to 6 pax) and it takes between 20 to 40 minutes depending on the traffic.
By car, the Junction 21 of the coastal ring road (Ronda Litoral) is only 2 minutes driving from the apartment and connects directly to the airport and to the main highways.
A 24 HOURS SECURED PARKING NEAR BY IS AVAILABLE FOR ONLY 17€/24h!!
HOUSE RULES (IMPORTANT TO READ CAREFULLY BEFORE BOOKING):
The touristic tax has a cost of 2.25€ per person (over 16 years old) and per night stayed in Barcelona (with a maximum of 7 nights).
This amount will be collected in cash (euros only) for the « City Council and the Catalan Government » straight upon your arrival.
Possibility of late check-in with an extra fee to be paid in cash upon arrival:
Check-in between 22:00pm until 00:00am = 30€ extra.
Check-in between 00:00am until 02:00am = 40€ extra.
Any kind of illegal activity, drugs uses, or parties (especially bachelor and bachelorette parties) are strictly prohibited.
Between 10pm and 8am, please do not make loud noise, like putting the music or tv with a volume too loud or do not maintain loud conversations inside of the apartment and in the communal areas (stairs, building entrance, elevator).
This apartment is equipped with « ROOMONITOR SOUND ALARM », an electronic device monitorizing in real time the level of noise (DB) emitted inside the apartment.
If the device detect a recurrent loud noise between 10:00 pm and 7:00 am, we’ll be alerted immediately by a call service.
We will contact you straight by phone to ask you to slow down the volume of decibels.
If the noise persists, we legaly reserve the right to cancel the stay immediately and without refund.
PLEASE, THE ELEVATOR IS FOR A MAXIMUM OF 3 PERSONS AT SAME TIME!
In case of non compliance with these basic rules, or justified neighborgs complains, the owners legaly reserve the right to cancel the stay immediately and without refund.
It is strictly forbidden to smoke inside the apartment, the terrace is available for smokers.
Our friends, pets are not allowed in our apartment.
The maximum occupancy is 6 people at any time. Additional guests as well as external person to the booking are not allowed.
We do not provide beach towels, our towels should under no circumstances leave the apartment.
The apartment must be returned in the same condition that it has been given to you.
This concerns both the status of the various equipments that the general state of cleanliness.
In case of damage, the owners reserve the right to retain the deposit in order to carry out the rehabilitation of the premises, if the amount of the security deposit proved to be less than the amount of rehabilitation , tenants are committed by civil contract to perfect the sum concerned.
In case of lost of one set of keys, tenants will have to pay a sum of 30€ in cash to cover the replacement of lost keys.
Remember to always take your keys before leaving the apartment, you will need it to open the door.
If we would have to come, because you would have left the keys inside the apartment or you’ve lost it, we would have to charge you in cash 30€ between 10am and 10pm and a minimum of 45€ after 10pm.
We are a 30's couple, kind, caring, passionate about travels.
Nicolas is French and I'm (Rosa) from Barcelona but we have lived in many countries and we even met in Thailand.
We both speaks fluent Spanish, English, French, Italian and Catalan.
It will be a pleasure to welcome you in our apartment and you share with you our passion for Barcelona and Catalonia!
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