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All you need to enjoy the city. Approved City Council HUTB-009127

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights

About the property

Exclusive, luxurious, sunny apartment (135 m2) in the centre of Barcelona

Exclusive, luxurious, sunny apartment (135 m2) in the centre of Barcelona, which has just been fully refurbished. Comfortable for groups of up to 6 guests, with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, large living room and kitchen, and a sunny terrace.

The apartment is located on Avinguda Diagonal 405, between Balmes and Rambla de Catalunya, just a few minutes away from Passeig de Gracia - where some of the most emblematic Modernist architectural works, such as Gaudi's Casa Milà (“La Pedrera”) and Casa Batlló, can be found. The neighbourhood is lively, offering a great choice of of restaurants and bars covering an extensive range of cuisine styles and prices, shops and entertainment.

Many of the best BCN Restaurants are within walking distance: Lasarte 2*, Moments 2*, Roca Moo 1*, Cinc Sentits 1*, Gaig 1*, Hisop 1*, Angle 1*, Loidi, Fermí Puig, Windsor, Galaxó, Petit Comité, Murmuri, Roig Robí, Alma, The Mirror...(Stars given according Michelin Guide)

It provides a perfect base to visit and explore the city, ideally connected with buses stopping right in front of the building (including Barcelona City Tours buses) and an underground station (Metro Diagonal) a 5-minute walk away. Metro Diagonal station is two stops away from Pl. Catalunya (the top end of Les Rambles, marking the start of the old city quarter), three stops away from Liceu (the stop for Opera House and for the popular food market of La Boqueria), four stops away from Drassanes (the bottom end of Les Rambles, next to the sea), and seven stops (14 minutes) to Plaça Espanya (where the Fira de Barcelona, the main venue for fairs and congresses of the city, is located, at the base of Montjuïc).

The apartment is part of a listed building named “Casa Eduardo Puig” (after the Spanish tycoon that build it for him and his family in the beginning of the 20th century; Mr Puig occupied the first floor, and his children the remaining five floors). The apartment we are offering is located on the 4rth floor, overlooking the neighbourhood; we also have a 65m2, one-bedroom apartment on the first floor of same building available for rental. The whole building was renovated around the year 2000, when it was converted to a luxury apartment block, and features a spacious entrance hall with the original old-fashioned lift (which has been restored), complemented with a modern, high-capacity, faster lift. There is a concierge in the building Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00, who can collect any deliveries while you are away.

Mandatory Non-smoking indoors (smokers may use the terrace provided that they close the terrace doors behind to prevent the smoke from entering the flat).

No pets allowed (in consideration to potential customers with allergies).

Description:

Three double bedrooms: master bedroom with a King size bed (200x160cm) and en-suite bathroom; second bedroom with two twin beds (200x80cm) that can be joined; and third bedroom with two twin beds (200x80cm) placed at an angle.

Two fully-equipped bathrooms: one “en suite” in the master bedroom, with a spacious shower cabin (170x80cm); a second bathroom accessible from both the second bedroom and from the corridor.

Modern, fully-equipped kitchen, with a dining area and table (160x90cm) that can accomodate 6 people.

Spacious living area (40m2) with two (three-seat) leather sofas; an Eames Miller lounge chair and otoman in palisander and fine leather; a 55” Led Samsung TV screen; and a dining area, with a table (160x90cm) that can accomodate 6 people.

Sunny terrace (10m2).

Additional, non-permanent storage available upon request (subject to availability, at the concierge premises).

Parking available on request (20 euros per day).

Amenities and services:

Conveniently located near underground, train (by underground direct connection), bus, tourist bus and taxi stops.

Recently, fully refurbished apartment with high-quality safety and security systems.

Five-star amenities and services including:

Complimentary fresh fruit basket and wine on arrival (a bottle of Catalan cava and a bottle of Spanish red or white wine). Additional wine available in a rack, offered at actual shop price.

Top quality, comfortable beds, equipped with non-allergic pillows and high-quality, cotton linen.

Two large, comfortable sofas. One Eames Miller lounge chair and otoman.

Luxury bathrooms, equipped with a set of high-quality, cotton towels per person (beach towels available upon request).

Air conditioning and central heating in all rooms.

Double glazing, soundproof windows.

Large wardrobe in all bedrooms.

Stylish designer furniture.

Decorative plants and flowers.

Fully-equipped kitchen with laundry appliances and facilities.

Complete entertainment system, including TV and CD player.

Free Wi-Fi with high-speed broadband internet connection

Wide range of appliances: fridge, freezer, glass ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, juicer, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, iron with ironing table, hairdryer and vacuum cleaner.

Cot and high chair available upon request.

Basic general household items: coffee, tea, milk, salt, sugar, olive oil, serviettes, dishwasher soap, laundry liquid, shower gel, toilet paper.

Tourist information guides and maps.

Optional services: pick-up and transportation (limousine/taxi airport transfer, or additional destinations), childcare (available in a wide range of languages), cleaning and laundry services, bike rental.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2017

About The Owner

Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Barcelona, now retired.

Fulbright Fellow in 1972-1974, Pharmacology Department, University of Virgina, Medical Scholl, Charlottesville, VA.

Owner of a Pharmacy located in Barcelona, El Born area.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2007

Why The Owner chose Eixample

Away from the most turistic and busiest areas of the city, but within walking distance of them, you will enjoy this carefully maintained luxury property.

Many of the best BCN Restaurants are within walking distance: Lasarte 2*, Moments 2*, Roca Moo 1*, Cinc Sentits 1*, Gaig 1*, Hisop 1*, Angle 1*, Loidi, Fermí Puig, Windsor, Galaxó, Petit Comité, Murmuri, Roig Robí, Alma, The Mirror...(Stars given according Michelin Guide)

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(49 traveller reviews)

All you need to enjoy the city. Approved City Council HUTB-009127
average rating of 4.6938777 based on 49 reviews
5

Spacious, Clean and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Terrific stay. Eduardo's apartment is large, with plenty of room for a family or several adults, and was very clean. Although we didn't spend much time in the apartment, it is certainly equipped with everything one would need to prepare meals, enjoy the space, and have a comfortable stay. Eduardo was kind enough to set up efficient car transfers to and from the airport, which made arrival and departure a breeze. The apartment is in a sizable building, but we all felt very safe there. The fact that it is located on a major boulevard made it very easy for our taxis to find. And it was within walking distance (15-20 min) of Sagrada Familia as well as Passeig de Garcia, which is very nice, and other shops and restaurants. A short cab or subway ride away are La Rambla, the Gothic quarter, etc. We would highly recommend it and would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We are coming back to Barcelona in several weeks and we will stay again at Eduardo's home. My husband is from Barcelona and we spend there the holidays. We have 3 kids and Eduardo's place was very clean, comfortable and quiet. The area is perfect, because our favourite restaurants (Hisop, Xerta, Petit Comitee...) are super close by.

I usually do not write reviews, but this place really reserves a 5 stars

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location & easy to get around

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is a great place to stay. It is in a beautiful, upscale neighborhood and very convenient to metro and to two Gaudi buildings. Great restaurants nearby, many not expensive. The apartment is spacious, bright and airy, very well furnished, and kept exceedingly clean. The owner was very helpful and responsive. If we go back to Barcelona this would definitely be our first choice for a place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Great location. We enjoyed walking to all the key spots like gaudi casa's, familia and even to citadel park. Many great bakeries very close too. Door man was afraid of people though!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent Barcelona location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is on the fourth floor of an apartment building on busy street in Eixample area of Barcelona. The location is excellent to walk to many of the sites and very close to the subway. The apt. was excellent for two couples. The third bedroom would be small for another couple but ok for children. The apt. is sparsely furnished but very clean and meets all your needs with small kitchen, use of laundry within the apt. and lovely dining area.

The owner has excellent customer service with fast responses to emails when booking, accommodating our suitcases with our early arrival and late departure and providing good information about the area. I would certainly book again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Very nice, but Without A/C, Very Hot.

  • 2 of 5

I have struggled, and waited a little bit to write this review, in order to be as fair and honest as possible.

Firstly. Arrangements for rental were quite seamless and Eduardo was very good in assisting me with transportation to and from airport.

On arrival, Eduardo was not able to meet, but did have a person meet us on time at apartment and though she did not speak English, she was helpful and able to convey mist things I needed to understand.

Apartment was clean, well located and beyond easy to locate on a major thouroghfare about one block from Metro.

Three bedrooms - two rather small, but two reasonably sized and very modern and clean bathrooms.

Kitchen smallish but nice, including a washer dryer. Large and ample refrigerator - which is not common in my experience in Europe.

One of my concerns was walking distance to harbor and other areas of interest, however, after first day we figured out (hint: use Googke Maps) the metro system, and used it several times to get to harbor area, Sagrada Familia and at the end of the day, the location was felt to be perfect - nice, newer upscale area of Barcelona, with easy quick access to older more touristy areas by metro.

So. Why only two stars? Less than "good"? This is the difficult part. When we arrived the power was out. A breaker had gone off. We figured it out within minutes, however, the air conditioning never engaged. The apartment has large, beautiful Windows but Barcelona in September is warm, and these windows heat up apartment in a hurry. When we contacted Eduardo, for a couple of days, there was a suggestion that we weren't operating A/C controls properly. Finally, Eduardo sent a handyman to apartment - while we were out - and problem could not be fixed.

So. By now it's Sunday and no parts availability. So, 2nd last day air conditioning finally fixed.. Until then 30 degrees at night, no fan, fitful sleeping in living room on couch to keep cool.. While I understand things happen, this put a great damper on a possible one-tine experience.

Response was apologetic, Eduardo offered a 15% reduction for my next trip.

So.. Apartment lovely, location excellent, and rather than complain more, I'll just leave it to readers to consider the circumstances. I'm still torn. Things happen, but I think more effort could have been made immediately to address A/C and perhaps actual compensation as opposed to a reduction on future rental (To be fair I never asked for rebate).

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Barpub
4 Metres
Puerto Chico
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
El Prat
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Barcelona
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
AP2
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
La Flauta
Nearest Ski
147 Kilometres
La Molina
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Barcelona
Car: not necessary

Exclusive, luxurious, sunny apartment (135 m2) in the centre of Barcelona, which has just been fully refurbished. Comfortable for groups of up to 6 guests, with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, large living room and kitchen, and a sunny terrace.

The apartment is located on Avinguda Diagonal 405, between Balmes and Rambla de Catalunya, just a few minutes away from Passeig de Gracia - where some of the most emblematic Modernist architectural works, such as Gaudi's Casa Milà (“La Pedrera”) and Casa Batlló, can be found. The neighbourhood is lively, offering a great choice of of restaurants and bars covering an extensive range of cuisine styles and prices, shops and entertainment.

Many of the best BCN Restaurants are within walking distance: Lasarte 2*, Moments 2*, Roca Moo 1*, Cinc Sentits 1*, Gaig 1*, Hisop 1*, Angle 1*, Loidi, Fermí Puig, Windsor, Galaxó, Petit Comité, Murmuri, Roig Robí, Alma, The Mirror...(Stars given according Michelin Guide)

It provides a perfect base to visit and explore the city, ideally connected with buses stopping right in front of the building (including Barcelona City Tours buses) and an underground station (Metro Diagonal) a 5-minute walk away. Metro Diagonal station is two stops away from Pl. Catalunya (the top end of Les Rambles, marking the start of the old city quarter), three stops away from Liceu (the stop for Opera House and for the popular food market of La Boqueria), four stops away from Drassanes (the bottom end of Les Rambles, next to the sea), and seven stops (14 minutes) to Plaça Espanya (where the Fira de Barcelona, the main venue for fairs and congresses of the city, is located, at the base of Montjuïc).

The apartment is part of a listed building named “Casa Eduardo Puig” (after the Spanish tycoon that build it for him and his family in the beginning of the 20th century; Mr Puig occupied the first floor, and his children the remaining five floors). The apartment we are offering is located on the 4rth floor, overlooking the neighbourhood. The whole building was renovated around the year 2000, when it was converted to a luxury apartment block, and features a spacious entrance hall with the original old-fashioned lift (which has been restored), complemented with a modern, high-capacity, faster lift. There is a concierge in the building Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00, who can collect any deliveries while you are away.

Mandatory Non-smoking indoors (smokers may use the terrace provided that they close the terrace doors behind to prevent the smoke from entering the flat).

No pets allowed (in consideration to potential customers with allergies).

Description:

Three double bedrooms: master bedroom with a King size bed (200x160cm) and en-suite bathroom; second bedroom with two twin beds (200x80cm) that can be joined; and third bedroom with two twin beds (200x80cm) placed at an angle.

Two fully-equipped bathrooms: one “en suite” in the master bedroom, with a spacious shower cabin (170x80cm); a second bathroom accessible from both the second bedroom and from the corridor.

Modern, fully-equipped kitchen, with a dining area and table (160x90cm) that can accomodate 6 people.

Spacious living area (40m2) with two (three-seat) leather sofas; an Eames Miller lounge chair and otoman in palisander and fine leather; a 55” Led Samsung TV screen; and a dining area, with a table (160x90cm) that can accomodate 6 people.

Sunny terrace (10m2).

Parking available on request (20 euros per day).

Amenities and services:

Conveniently located near underground, train (by underground direct connection), bus, tourist bus and taxi stops.

Top quality, comfortable beds, equipped with non-allergic pillows and high-quality, cotton linen.

Large wardrobe in all bedrooms.

Double glazing, soundproof windows.

Stylish designer furniture. Two large, comfortable sofas. One Eames Miller lounge chair and otoman. Decorative plants and flowers.

Luxury bathrooms, equipped with a set of high-quality, cotton towels per person (beach towels available upon request). Air conditioning and central heating in all rooms. Fully-equipped kitchen with laundry appliances and facilities.

Complete entertainment system, including TV and CD player. Free Wi-Fi with high-speed broadband internet connection. Wide range of appliances: fridge, freezer, glass ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, juicer, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, iron with ironing table, hairdryer and vacuum cleaner.

Cot and high chair available upon request.

Basic general household items: coffee, tea, milk, salt, sugar, olive oil, serviettes, dishwasher soap, laundry liquid, shower gel, toilet paper.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Dreta de l'Eixample, Eixample

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low
4 Jan 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£443
for 3 nights
From
£130
£885
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Mobile World Congress
26 Feb 2017 - 1 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,059
for 4 nights
From
£252
 
 
Medium
2 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£469
for 3 nights
From
£139
£937
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
15 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,007
for 5 nights
From
£191
£1,354
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
 
May in BCN
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£521
for 3 nights
From
£156
£1,059
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
High
1 Jun 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,198
for 6 nights
From
£191
£1,354
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Summer Fall
27 Aug 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£521
for 3 nights
From
£156
£1,059
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
29 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£443
for 3 nights
From
£130
£885
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
Chistmas 2017 & New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,094
for 5 nights
From
£208
£1,354
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£547
for 3 nights
From
£165
£1,085
£3,524
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £52

500 Euros security deposit, to be returned within 5 days after departure
500 Euros reservation (deducted from the rental cost).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dreta de l'Eixample in Barcelona

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 125 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Two fully-equipped bathrooms: one “en suite” in the master bedroom, with a spacious shower cabin (170x80cm); a second bathroom accessible from both the second bedroom and from the corridor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Three double bedrooms: master bedroom with a King size bed (200x160cm) and en-suite bathroom; sec ond bedroom with two twin beds (200x80cm) that can be joined; and third bedroom with two twin beds (200x80cm) placed at an angle.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
A caution of a maximum of 500 euros is required during your stay. As the keys of the apartment are uncopyable and given that our policy is to change the whole lock in case of lost we need to charge around 150 euros in the unlikely event that you loose them. There is a late arrival fee of 20 euros for arrivals between 21:00 and 24:00. The fee is 30 euros between 24:00 and 1:00

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