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CENTRIC BOUTIQUE DESIGN APARTMENT NEXT TO BEACH AND ALL SERVICES. WIFI-PARKING

David

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights

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CENTRIC BOUTIQUE DESIGN APARTMENT NEXT TO BEACH AND ALL SERVICES. WIFI-PARKING

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Forum Diagonal Mar - Sea Elegance Beachfront Center

This superb apartment comes with all the details you can imagine

Feel our warm welcome to the new Barcelona Beachfront , in the city center safest area at this elegant apartment with top decoration, terrace, parking, high quality wifi and air conditioning, with the best communications.

This apartment is continously renovated, and the best place to have your holiday or business travel to Barcelona. We started holiday rentals last year, so please read the reviews and discover why in such a short time we have such a success!.

It is simple: The owner, David, is and explendid Cicerone, he meets everybody and takes the necessary time (sometimes two hours!!) in explaining everything about the city, city surroundings, apartment area, restaurants, supermarkets, prepared food, where to go, how to buy tickets...Not only that, he even comes personally to check if you are ok during your stay, or need suplementary information, and might even take you to a surprise route in or out of Barcelona, if he has time (he does it very often!!!). This is a surprise and not always possible, and don't usually appear in the reviews made by guests, by owners request not to make it a duty.

This 80 square m (900 sq ft) two bedroom and one bathroom apartment is decorated with the best pieces, and located at the Barcelona 21st century Front Marítim-Diagonal Mar Quarter, in an astonishing building designed by famous architect Ricardo Bofill.

This high-class apartment includes all details you can imagine, and you only have to cross the street to be in the sand of the beach or at the promenade, and also has the best communications, with bus just crossing the street, hop-on off bus at 30 meters, and underground stops only three blocks away in same street!.

Literally surrounded by bars, restaurants with all ranges of prices, supermarket, prepare food groceries...including the barcelona high school for cooking just in front.

Discover how the owner meets you personally and gives you his advices on what to visit at the area and the city based on his wide experience in top luxury hotel business!.

You can enjoy the lovely 'plaça prim barcelona', 'rambla poblenou', museums like 'museu blau' or 'museu can framis' in the area, as well as the biggest shopping mall in the city 'Diagonal Mar', with a big 'Wal-mart-like' inside, as well as all the shopping you might desire, as the area combines contemporary design like 'torre agbar' or 'diagonal 00' buildings and classic architecture.

You also get the best communications within the city, with bus stopping just in front, and underground station “Selva de Mar” only three blocks away, with which in example gothic quarter is reached in only 12-14 minutes, but you also have the relax of this less stressing and safer area, the promenade, the beach, in a brand new quarter with all the services close by.

Where elegance meets contemporary, in front of the mediterranean: that would be the best way to define the Sea Elegance Barcelona apartment.

You can feel the quality in each of the apartment details, with antiques coming from Barcelona, the Pyrenees, Germany and Morocco combined with design contemporary pieces.

The quality of the antiques and contemporary furniture , the Sony ES series HI-FI system with B&W loudspeakers and a wide collection of CD that you can play during your stay, that no way can be found in any rental apartment, the charming terrace with garden and sea views, the high quality electrical installation with several independent lighting modes for a more relaxing ambientation, makes this apartment a unique piece in the Barcelona beach.

The main room has a 2x1.6 m kingsize bed, and the second room has a double bed and an extra individual bed on demand at no cost.

Total of beds: 3.

Double beds: 2 (one fix). Single beds: 1

The apartment has capability for 5 people.

We can provide babycot and child chair

The distribution room comes with a big wardrobe, and you find closets in each of the rooms.

Also in the living room you find two coaches so that five people can seat relaxed while listening to the music or watching TV.

The apartment is stocked with sugar, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, coffee, tea, toilet paper, shower gel, etc.

You will receive a complementary bottle of wine on arrival, water bottle (although tap water can be drunk), juice.

The kitchen comes with dining area, and as well you have a table in the dining room and in the terrace

Complete kitchen with dish washer machine, washing machine, independent dryer, toaster, juicer, kettle/boiler, microwave, oven, iron and board.

Everything is top-branded and made in aluminium.

The building has an elevator that comunicates the street and the garden with children playground with both the apartment and the parking.

Bathroom with hair dryer. Soap, towels, House linen, etc...

You also have a study in main room.

This is an apartment only for couples, families, and serious/senior people: No partying!!

Everything that appear in the photographs except jewelery is included.

Terrace with main table, auxiliar table, five chairs.

Personal wellness / fitness

You also have a face UVA tanning machine, and the area is perfect for running.

More Details
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only

David

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2012
Speaks english, french, german, italian, spanish
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Hello, I am David, I was born in Barcelona. I love my city , and meeting people from all around the world!!.

In my background I have experience in the army and in engineering, H&S and Security Managing, mainly in Hotel business and multinational environment.

No one will explain you the secrets of the city like me.

I hand made an impressive guest book which is a city and apartment area guide with restaurants, supermarkets, shopping, architecture, museums, one-day visits out of the city...

Please, inquiry and let me explain you why I get the best reviews!!!

David purchased this apartment in 2002

The quality of the antiques and contemporary furniture , with high quality wifi, parking included if needed at no cost, the service provided by the owner in a very safe area that combines modern and classic architecture, restaurants, supermarkets, shopping mall, the beach and the best communications.

Discover it yourself!

The warm welcome from the owner, that speaks very good English and has wide experience in luxury hotel business in the city an who will welcome you personally on arrival, explaining you in detail everything about what to visit and how to enjoy the area and the city, the amazing decoration, everything is special in this elegant apartment!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

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Centric Boutique Design Apartment Next to Beach and all Services. Wifi-Parking
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Centric Boutique Design Apartment Next to Beach and all Services. Wifi-Parking
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430075vb
++34 654 244 246
Forum Diagonal Mar Sant Marti
Eden Prairie, MN USA
5

A great visit in Barcelona!

  • 5 out of 5
This was everything I expected and more. David is a great host who will go above and beyond to help and make your stay very comfortable. Upon arriving David met us, showed us the flat, took us across the street, bought lunch and showed us all the information about the flat and Barcelona. David stopped back later that evening to check if we needed anything. Our daughter was not feeling well so we asked if there was a thermometer in the flat. There was not but David went out and bought one. This is just one incident of going above and beyond. He helped with printing tickets for tourist things and volunteered to take us on an excursion. After only a couple of hours we knew we were in very good hands.

The flat is just as listed. It is beautiful, clean, well stocked, spacious, comfortable, perfect. The location was ideal. Close enough to walk to the beach, restaurants, and other attractions. The subway is very close and efficient. We had a car but did not need it. The location is very quiet at all times. No street noise or loud neighbors.

It was a pleasure meeting David and staying in his flat. I highly recommend this flat to anyone going to Barcelona! A Great visit, a great host, a great city.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Centric Boutique Design Apartment Next to Beach and all Services. Wifi-Parking
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430075vb
++34 654 244 246
Forum Diagonal Mar Sant Marti
Duluth, MN, USA
5

Excellent week in Barcelona!

  • 5 out of 5
What a fabulous week we had in Barcelona! We did exactly what we wanted and we were able to do so based David's generosity and supreme service! The apartment itself was exactly as the photos show. It was very clean and in great condition. The extras such as the fruit bowl, bottle of wine, and other food available when we arrived made us feel very welcome. David had some extra time and was able to pick us up at the airport which saved us $ and allowed a personal tour as we drove in.

Our goal when we take these trips is to see some of the touristy items at the location but to be able to experience the local culture as well. This apartment was perfect for this. It was a very short walk to the Metro which took us to Gothic, Familia, La Rambla, La Boqueria, and the cable car in Barcolenita. We went to the beach for relaxing times almost daily spending two full days there. David's very thorough book explaining all of the options of Barcelona was extremely helpful.

Each night we would come back and enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace watching the activity in the courtyard below. It was a fascinating study of the culture. Watching dozens of children and their parents share time together with different activities each evening allowed us to fully experience the culture.

We have experienced holiday rentals in Italy, Spain, many parts of the USA and this was our favorite experience ever. Having a 'host' like David who is attentive yet not imposing made it a spectacular experience!

Molt Bon!

Molties Gracies David!

Jen and Lew
  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Centric Boutique Design Apartment Next to Beach and all Services. Wifi-Parking
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430075vb
++34 654 244 246
Forum Diagonal Mar Sant Marti
Chesterfield, MO
5

Unparalleled personal touch and hospitality

  • 5 out of 5
I wanted to book Sea Elegance I because of excellent reviews but it was not available. David responded to my inquiry right away with detailed information on other properties he managed and told me that the unit across - Sea Elegance II is under renovation and would be available soon. Because the apartment is not yet advertised and there were no pictures, he assured me that it would be nice and offered me 20% discount to be his first guest. He is very genuine and trustworthy and we even connected on LinkedIn.

Upon our arrival, David spent almost 2 hours explaining everything, from how to use the gas stove to where to go shopping and how to plan our sightseeing activities. We went to the two restaurants he recommended, not only they are reasonably priced, the food and service were superb. Don't miss the culinary school restaurant across the street. It is only open Monday to Friday. The Wifi is super fast and it is the best of 3 places we stayed during our 2-week trip. We saved a lot of time and headache by planning and buying attraction tickets online. Fast and reliable internet is a must for online research and transactions.

The apartment is in a great location with easy access to sea, all the attractions, public transportation, shopping and restaurants. David stocked the apartment with all the basic necessities and more - fruit basket, wine, milk, juice, tea, cooking oil, laundry detergent and utensils. The apartment Is very clean and tastefully decorated with antiques and furnishing.

David also checked back during our stay to make sure everything was OK. He also came and help us get the taxi to the airport during checkout. We really enjoyed our stay and David had made every effort to ensure that we did. I would definitely recommend this one, especially if you are traveling with children. We will surely stay at one of his properties next time when we come back to Barcelona!


The other apartment is even nicer, and of course the service is the same.
  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Centric Boutique Design Apartment Next to Beach and all Services. Wifi-Parking
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430075vb
++34 654 244 246
Forum Diagonal Mar Sant Marti
Toronto, Canada
5

Best Renting Experience Ever!

  • 5 out of 5
I'd say I'm an "experienced" renter, with 30 or so over the past 20 years-several in Barcelona. And this experience rates among the best ever -- a great apartment and a truly fabulous host who should be giving lessons to other vacation-rental owners and most agencies.

From the time I arrived for my two-month stay, nothing was too much trouble for David -- he went far above and beyond the "call of property owner duty" on every occasion. Warm, friendly, gracious and truly concerned that my experience should be a great one.

The apartment itself is exactly as advertised or better, with lovely, high quality furnishings (including one of the best beds I've ever slept in) and equipped with everything one might need -- right down to soap and shampoo, beach towels, etc. Arrive with your suitcase only -- and you will likely be greeted with a lovely fruit basket, a bottle of wine and "welcome" staples such as coffee, OJ, etc.

David takes great pride in his property and maintains it to a high standard, constantly redecorating and adding new design touches.

The apartment is located in the newish area of Front Maritim, so while not having the historic character of downtown is very clean, green and safe -- and only a 5-10 minute walk to my favourite beach, Mar Bella. Within 5-10 minutes walk are a few supermarkets, restaurants, etc. as well as the Metro, and the charming older "village" of Poble Nou is just a 15-minute walk away with more shops, bakeries, restaurants, etc.

But what truly made this experience exceptional is the host/owner. After more than a few experiences renting where the owners essentially "disappeared" once they'd gotten their money, David was attentive, thoughtful and there in an hour if anything was needed. He loves sharing his knowledge of the city and making sure his guests enjoy their experience.

In short, a very nice, comfortable apartment and a gem of a host!
  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Centric Boutique Design Apartment Next to Beach and all Services. Wifi-Parking
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430075vb
++34 654 244 246
Forum Diagonal Mar Sant Marti
Montreal, Quebec
5

Jean-Yves Montreal

  • 5 out of 5
The apartment and its host deserve the good reviews they are geting.The apartment is clean, well equipped and is located in a quiet area near the beach and the metro.The host is perfect and has provided us with all the assistance one could expect and more.For instance he devoted a full day to serve as a tourist guide and brought us in his car to visit two villages outside Barcelona that our Michelin guide had not proposed. The visit of these villages turned out to be spectacular and included a stop at a local restaurant which provided us with excellent Catalan food and wine.The host realy took pleasure in making our stay enjoyable.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
business
Centric Boutique Design Apartment Next to Beach and all Services. Wifi-Parking
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430075vb
++34 654 244 246
Forum Diagonal Mar Sant Marti
Ottawa
5

What others have said, I completely agree!

  • 5 out of 5
Gracious host, well setup and located apartment.
Lots to do.
We rented bikes which worked out very well.
Best walking distance restaurant=Recasens
Best subway ride restaurant=Imprevist
  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Location

Car: not necessary

Feel our warm welcome to the new Barcelona Beachfront , in the city center safest area at this elegant apartment with top decoration, terrace, parking, high quality wifi and air conditioning, with the best communications.

This apartment is continously renovated, and the best place to have your holiday or business travel to Barcelona. We started holiday rentals last year, so please read the reviews and discover why in such a short time we have such a success!.

It is simple: The owner, David, is and explendid Cicerone, he meets everybody and takes the necessary time (sometimes two hours!!) in explaining everything about the city, city surroundings, apartment area, restaurants, supermarkets, prepared food, where to go, how to buy tickets...Not only that, he even comes personally to check if you are ok during your stay, or need suplementary information, and might even take you to a surprise route in or out of Barcelona, if he has time (he does it very often!!!). This is a surprise and not always possible, and don't usually appear in the reviews made by guests, by owners request not to make it a duty.

This 80 square m (900 sq ft) two bedroom and one bathroom apartment is decorated with the best pieces, and located at the Barcelona 21st century Front Marítim-Diagonal Mar Quarter, in an astonishing building designed by famous architect Ricardo Bofill.

This high-class apartment includes all details you can imagine, and you only have to cross the street to be in the sand of the beach or at the promenade, and also has the best communications, with bus just crossing the street, hop-on off bus at 30 meters, and underground stops only three blocks away in same street!.

Literally surrounded by bars, restaurants with all ranges of prices, supermarket, prepare food groceries...including the barcelona high school for cooking just in front.

Discover how the owner meets you personally and gives you his advices on what to visit at the area and the city based on his wide experience in top luxury hotel business!.

You can enjoy the lovely 'plaça prim barcelona', 'rambla poblenou', museums like 'museu blau' or 'museu can framis' in the area, as well as the biggest shopping mall in the city 'Diagonal Mar', with a big 'Wal-mart-like' inside, as well as all the shopping you might desire, as the area combines contemporary design like 'torre agbar' or 'diagonal 00' buildings and classic architecture.

You also get the best communications within the city, with bus stopping just in front, and underground station “Selva de Mar” only three blocks away, with which in example gothic quarter is reached in only 12-14 minutes, but you also have the relax of this less stressing and safer area, the promenade, the beach, in a brand new quarter with all the services close by.

Where elegance meets contemporary, in front of the mediterranean: that would be the best way to define the Sea Elegance Barcelona apartment.

You can feel the quality in each of the apartment details, with antiques coming from Barcelona, the Pyrenees, Germany and Morocco combined with design contemporary pieces.

The quality of the antiques and contemporary furniture , the Sony ES series HI-FI system with B&W loudspeakers and a wide collection of CD that you can play during your stay, that no way can be found in any rental apartment, the charming terrace with garden and sea views, the high quality electrical installation with several independent lighting modes for a more relaxing ambientation, makes this apartment a unique piece in the Barcelona beach.

The main room has a 2x1.6 m kingsize bed, and the second room has a double bed and an extra individual bed on demand at no cost.

Total of beds: 3.

Double beds: 2 (one fix). Single beds: 1

The apartment has capability for 5 people.

We can provide babycot and child chair

The distribution room comes with a big wardrobe, and you find closets in each of the rooms.

Also in the living room you find two coaches so that five people can seat relaxed while listening to the music or watching TV.

The apartment is stocked with sugar, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, coffee, tea, toilet paper, shower gel, etc.

You will receive a complementary bottle of wine on arrival, water bottle (although tap water can be drunk), juice.

The kitchen comes with dining area, and as well you have a table in the dining room and in the terrace

Complete kitchen with dish washer machine, washing machine, independent dryer, toaster, juicer, kettle/boiler, microwave, oven, iron and board.

Everything is top-branded and made in aluminium.

The building has an elevator that comunicates the street and the garden with children playground with both the apartment and the parking.

Bathroom with hair dryer. Soap, towels, House linen, etc...

You also have a study in main room.

This is an apartment only for couples, families, serious/senior people: No partying!!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Forum Diagonal Mar, Sant Marti

Notes

  • DECEMBER TO MARCH 20% OFF!!
  • Euro
  • Low season: Nov 1st- March 31st. 120€/night-two guests.20€+ guest. 750 week (two)
  • Mid season: April 1-May 31. Oct. 1-31. 140€/night-two. 20€+ guest. Check week.
  • Mid high season: June 1-30. Sep 1-30.160€/night-two.25€+ guest.Check week.Min 180€
  • Mid high season also: New Year's eve. Christmas.
  • High season: July 1-Aug 31. 180€/night (two). 30€+ guest. Check week. Min 210€.
  • Weekend: Check weekend rates. Min. stay 3 nights low season.Check others
  • Reservation/damage diposit €300 in advance or 20%. Returned on departure.
  • Can provide babycot and child chair. Mandatory 50€ cleaning.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Forum Diagonal Mar in Sant Marti

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 22 m²
  • 6 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Garage
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Elevator
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (2) Kingsize bed (2x1.6m) in room one, individual bed convertible into kingsize (2x2.6m) in room 2, Queen size Beds (1) Individual bed, Child Beds (1) We can provide babycot and high chair on demand, Baby Cribs (1) on demand for additional 10€/night
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Books ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • theme parks
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking (individual and private parking for a big car) and wifi included. Amazing quality in all details, decoration, electronics...