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Chic & Basic Born Apartments

Princesa, 27, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Chic & Basic Born Apartments
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was the BEST place we stayed in during our entire Spain trip! I would love to live in an apartment like this in this very location. Could not have asked for a better place to spend our last 5 nights in Spain. We were checked in by Ana at Chic&Basic Born. She was adorable! Very talkative and gave us... More 

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Piraeus, Greece
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great location near the metro station Jaume I, close to supermarket, restaurants, bars, shops. Spacious enough for 4 adults, very well equipped in order to prepare breakfast and dinner. Fantastic value of money. We would definitely recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stayed three nights with a small child. Good aspects 1. lots of space - good if you have a child as they have plenty of space and the bedrooms have an adjoining door you can leave ajar if you like. 2. good kitchen (though we couldn't get the oven to work), has Nespresso machine, microwave etc - you can... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This was a second time in Chic & Basic Born for us, but for that time we booked apartment. Very good location, clean, spacious, comfortable apartment with full equipment. Super friendly staff. Sure we back again.

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Southport, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stayed in a self catering apartment which is located along the road from the hotel. It is situated in a the vibrant Latin Quarter of Barcelona and is surrounded by awesome tapas bars and restaurants, and chic shops. This is the area to be - keep away from La Ramblers where the prices are expensive and the food is... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We were in Barcelona for the Christmas week and really enjoyed our stay at the Chic & Basic Born Apartments. We had a very large, well-appointed apartment with a great kitchen. Nothing negative to say other than there was some street noise with windows open but that isn't the fault of the property. Nice beds with plenty of linens and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

If you are wanting to feel like a local, this is the place to stay. We had a small group of friends traveling Spain together, and booked this apartment so we could all stay together. First of all, the price is fantastic, especially considering how nice the apartments are. The location is incredible. We would go to a nearby market,... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

When we arrived to the hotel for checkin, they told us there is a problem in our room (broken window!:) and sent us to their hotel, which was much worse (it was an apartment with two separate beds and we went there for our honeymoon!). And they made us walk for 20min with our luggage. We were not informed beforehand... More 

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ChicandBasic, Gerente at Chic & Basic Born Apartments, responded to this review

Dear MehmetGezer Thank you for taking the time to write a review about chic & basic. First i would like to apology for the cancelation in the last minute. As the window was broken in your room in the Hotel chic&basic Born ( and not in the apartments) we could not offer it to you before we have fixed it,... More 

Busto Arsizio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

A nest in the heart of the coolest area of Barcelona. The nicest staff - thank you so much, Anna, for your warm smile and your smart suggestions! - and to everybody for their professionalism and kindness. It was a wonderful stay. The best place for people that like to feel free, "light", and enjoy beauty+atmosphere.

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I would absolutely stay at this location again if I return to Barcelona. The apartment is in a wonderful location of the city. You're in the heart of everything without feeling like you're being lured into a million tourist traps. Being close to the metro (down the street) or a 20 min walk to La Rambla, you can easily get... More 

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