This apartment is tucked away in a quite, safe cul de sac on the outskirts of an industrial area. There is a very big well stocked supermarket within a 5 minute walk and the owners provide a shopping trolley making it much easier than carrying bags. There are a few restaurants in close proximity, but many only open for lunch time. A walk of about 10 minutes will get you a choice in the evenings. The bus stop, which will bring you straight to the center of Barcelona is also about a 3 minute walk.
The outdoor area of the apartment, although small, has all you need, with a small pool, sun loungers and a large outdoor table and chairs. The inside of the apartment has 4 good sized bedrooms (2 with 3 beds and 2 with 2 beds). There is also a bed in the open plan kitchen / dinning / sitting area, (a curtain around it would give a little privacy). There are 2 bathrooms with showers. As we were a large family of 3 generations, we loved the open plan area, the children could watch television while we sat round the table or cooked. The dishwasher and washing machine were also very useful and the large fridge was ideal for a big group.
The owners were so very helpful and the communication from the beginning was excellent. All in all, a great place to stay!
This was ideal for a 21st Birthday celebration,good living space and not too fancy that we couldn't relax,felt contemporary but homely.Great for young people to get together
The villa is beautifully decorated. It has a practical open plan lay out with easy access to kitchen and bathrooms from all bedrooms. The pool was good for cooling off although was a little on the small side so not one for swimming lengths in, but served the purpose for us! Area a little industrial but the walled garden gave a sense of privacy. Supermarket 3-5 minute walk just down the road which was extremely useful, and a bus stop by the supermarket which had a direct bus to Las Ramblas. We didn't find a direct bus to the beach, however you can get a bus to Las Ramblas then walk down the beach, or get 2 buses. Airport about 10/15 minutes taxi drive. Nice outside seating which was perfect for cooling off in the shade and chilling by the pool. Never had any complaints about the noise which was good for us! Air conditioning very useful for a hot summer get-a-way.
Only minor downsides: washing machine and dishwasher had a few problems, but the house owner was very helpful and was on hand to help when we needed. Bathrooms were functional but the floor tended to get pretty wet with that many people showering so often, so a few extra bathmats would be useful. Bus journey is about 40 minutes but it's definitely doable.
Overall excellent price for an excellent accommodation, perfect for a group of thirteen 17 year olds! - definitely recommend