5* Luxury 2 bedroom Boutique apartment by Catalunya square Barcelona
Centrally located on the edge of the Gothic Quarter and the more residential and grandiose Eixample area and stone's throw to the multicultural Raval area; it can accommodate up to four people comfortably and comes fully equipped to ensure your vacation is a hassle free one.
The Universitat is a great two bedroom apartment on the fourth floor of a typical "Eixample" building in what is also known as the "golden triangle".. The location is wonderful and the apartment has been stylishly decorated to maximize it's full potential.. the guests will feel welcome and comfortable from the moment they walk in... , the lovely hard wood floors throughout give a great feeling of warmth...
The two bedrooms are very accommodating; the main bedroom comes with a double bed and ample wardrobe space for the guests belongings; this large bedroom also has an extra sofa for relaxing and a lovely balcony from which the guest can watch the comings and goings of the locals and other visitors below; there is also WIFI internet for free so the guest can access his emails.... the smaller of the bedrooms comes with a queen size bed and also wardrobe space.
The living room is an excellent space for sitting back in and relaxing on the very comfortable and large sofa. here the guest can avail of TV, DVD, etc... this apartment also comes with a telephone which allows the guest to call nationally for free and receive all incoming calls......
The kitchen and dining area are also on a par with the rest of the apartment; fully equipped, modern and ready for use, the guest will not be disappointed... the large dining table is a great spot for those "great holiday dinners"...
The bathroom although is great, it comes with a large shower and marble basin and is very pleasant.. fresh towels await the guests....
The apartment has a small indoor patio where the washer is and the guest can do laundry...
The Universitat is really a wonderful choice for your visit, not only does it have a great atmosphere, with great decor and high quality finishes, but it is a great spot from which to discover all Barcelona city has to offer........
The area surrounding the apartment:
Located right in the middle of Barcelona city only a 150 meters from Plaça Catalunya and Las Ramblas, making it accessible to all areas of interest in Barcelona such as the Gothic Quarter, and the very trendy El Borne. At walking from the apartment you will find the superb food and produce market called La Boqueria on Las Ramblas, an absolute must for any visitor to Barcelona.
Walk out the front door of the apartment building and you have a shopping experience just waiting to happen all around you. Paseo de Gracia, about 3 mins walk, alone will keep you busy for hours. Here you will also find Gaudi's famous masterpieces La Pedrera and Casa Batllo. Walk to Portal d'Angel and continue down to Portaferrisa where there are more stores for you to explore. A short 5-10 min walk will take you into El Borne one of of Barcelona's oldest neighborhoods, an intricate maze of plaças and squares all interconnected by narrow, medieval streets where you will find lots of trendy boutiques and great bars, cafes and restaurants. Another option for the visitor staying at this great Barcelona apartment is to visit the Gothic quarter situated right in the heart of the old town, about a 8-10 mins walk from your front door. The area is a body of interconnecting narrow, cobble stoned streets where you can potter around for hours and explore the shops and restaurants.
Las Ramblas is another must for the visitor in Barcelona where the famous "La Boqueria" market is, an 8 minute stroll to Las Ramblas from your front door, where you will be amused and entertained by all the street acts as you make your way down to the market.
* NO parties are allowed
* NO loud music / TV
* NO noise on the stairways
This a Heritage listed building so throwing objects or cigarettes off the balconies is strictly prohibited as well as hanging towels or clothes on the balcony railings.
Also remember that in general the garbage within the Gothic district is taken out during the night and left on the main street were is picked up by the city's cleaning services.
In general check-out must be done before 11:00 a.m. Upon check-in you will inform the person in charge of the expected time of your check out so you can set the time. Please leave the apartment in a good condition and inform the person in charge of any miss happenings so we can replace or fix and get it ready again for the new guest.
We hope you enjoy your stay and don't hesitate to contact us for any further requests or help.
30€ are asked to check-in later than 20 hours.
50€ to check-in after midnight.
30€ to check-out before 8am.
(payable by cash on arrival).
|Price for > 3 guests||R 513 ZAR per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||3 PM|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||11 AM|
Horacio was very responsive and the flat well located. However there were some downsides as the toilet smell, the cockroach walking around and worst of all Horacio's agent trying to keep the 300 euros caution (Caution I was not aware of) to cover for a fake fine because of the noise (he said the police fined him for 900 euros but nobody came). He finally gave us the money back when we tried to call the police to know more about the fine. Of course 13 people in a flat cannot whisper and he should consider renting it to a familly instead.
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