Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Beautifully designed apartment in the heart of the old city providing sanctuary from the crowds of El Born. This beautifully renovated apartment has the advantage of being right in the centre of El Born, the chic upmarket neighbourhood situated within the old centre of this remarkable city. Comfortably accommodating six to eight people, this apartment is stylishly designed with a cool, sophisticated look.
The area surrounding the apartment:
The El Born apartment is situated in the heart of the Born, which is the trendy, upbeat part of the Old Town in Barcelona. It is situated beside the Gothic quarter of Barcelona and is the oldest part of the city and the site chosen by the Romans during the Augustus Empire (27 to 14 B.C.) to found a new colony.
The Born area contains a concentration of medieval Gothic buildings only a few blocks northeast of Las Ramblas. It is an enchanting labyrinth of streets linking with squares, where there are plenty of good bars, restaurants and lots of designer as well as artisan shops and boutiques to browse and wander around.
There is also a large public park and zoo within two minutes' walk of the apartment where the spacious, verdant surroundings offers an antidote to the busy streets nearby.
The El Born apartment has a very modern and unique look; it blends the old with the new, such as the exposed original wooden beams in the ceilings with the modern furniture and elements such as metal pipes and glossy, polished floor throughout, making this apartment a wonderful choice for any visitor to Barcelona.El Borne is located on the second floor (real FOURTH floor) of an old and beautiful building with NO elevator.There is a public car park within 30 metres from the apartment should the guest require to park a car. Having been recently renovated the look is modern and very beautiful.
The Born apartment has two bedrooms, the main one has a double bed with an en suite bathroom and is very spacious; the ensuite bathroom consists of bath/shower unit and sink, the bath comes with jacuzzi style jets and is a real treat for the guest.
The second bedroom has two to four single beds and also comes with an en suite bathroom, this bathroom comes with shower unit and sink. Both the bedrooms and the bathrooms are chic and modern in style.
The apartment also has a courtesy bathroom which is funky and art deco in style, decorated with a bright yellow colour on the walls it is a fun feature of the apartment.
The floor throughout the apartment has a polished and glossy look and adds to the sleek look of the apartment.The living area of this apartment is welcoming and a great place to sit back and relax after trekking around Barcelona city.
Here the guest can avail of the TV, DVD and the stereo. In this area you will also find two sofas, both of which are individual sofa beds where guests can sleep. One of the apartment's nicest features is the use of mosaic tiling which has been used in the living room to give a unique and distinct look.
The dining area and kitchen are in the same area. In the dining area you will find a large table and chairs for six guests where you can enjoy many a meal cooked in the open plan and modern kitchen. The kitchen has all the appliances necessary to make your stay in this apartment a hassle free one. Guests will find all the usuals, such as toaster, juicer, pots and pans, fridge-freezer and so on.
Please see below for further details on kitchen features.
The apartment also comes with AC/heat which ensures the guest is as comfortable during the summer months as in the winter months; it also has ADSL (internet) connection for those 'wish you were here...' e-mails or for business purposes.
Whatever the reason for your visit to Barcelona, be it business or pleasure, the El Born is a wonderful choice!
5 minutes walk away from the apartment+ Shops, restaurants, bars, tapas in the trendy Born area+ The Gotic quarter : Barcelona's historical center+ The ciutadella park: lawns where to picnic, playgrounds, zoo+ The Barceloneta area (beach)
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|