We booked the Caesar August Lux apartment from the TripAdvisor website, based on its description, photos, reviews and location. A few hours before our flight, we were allocated by text, a different, equally good apartment, with the same facilities plus a small patio garden, which suited us well, but in a different location, near the Maritime Museum. The change of apartment and location were not pointed out to us in the text, sent in response to requests for the exact address. Our flight arrived at 8pm and we and our taxi driver had problems, in the dark, finding the apartment, as the address given and the post code on the website did not match.
The allocated apartment was conveniently located and suited us well. The only quibble we had was that the lighting in the bedrooms was too dim to allow reading in bed, and one of the dining chairs was wobbly. Otherwise it was clean, well-equipped and elegantly furnished.
While I would be happy to recommend the apartment, I feel that the exact address should be given as soon as full payment is made for the rental.
Located steps from city hall you can't beat the location. It's in an older building that does have a lift which makes bringing bags in simple. There's also a taxi stand just down the street in the central square. The apartment is large, although the second bedroom is on the smaller size, but perfect for kids or a single person. The full kitchen, washer and dryer, and huge flat screen TV are all nice bonuses. Place is a bit cold at first in winter, make sure to turn on the heat right away as it takes time to warm up. Only complaint was getting in touch with the owner was a bit tricky, we had hoped to pay for a later checkout. Otherwise a very comfortable place in an unbeatable location.
This apartment is in a fabulous spot - right in the heart of the Gothic area. It is also a unique place - part of a very old building but modernised.
Very comfortable, with all you need.
Great central location to explore the Old Barcelona. Very comfortable and stylish apartment that comfortably sleeps three, four at a pinch as the second bedroom has only a small double bed. The location means that visitors can eat out in many good restaurants/ tapas bars but the facilities of the apartment allow for exploring the local markets for exquisite seafood as well as Catalan delicacies that can then be prepared at home. A nice touch was that it had basic kitchen and bathroom necessities available. We enjoyed our stay and would certainly stay again.
We stayed in this apartment for a week in beautiful Barcelona. It was very clean and in a perfect location. We loved it! John was wonderful to book through and very responsive! I highly recommend this apartment!!
Beautiful apartment in a historic building with an elevator. Great location steps away from the cathedral and professional level opera singers and violinists in the main square.
We stayed at this apartment for a week in Novmeber 2015.
The apartment is exactly as it appears in the photos. No expense was spared to make this apartment comfortable. Very secured building and very quiet. We never saw any of the other tennants in the building. Location is great very closed to the Cathedral and we felt very safe all the time even when we came back to the apartment late at night. It is equipped with a huge refrigerator and we had breakfast there everyday. Washer is very good but the dryer takes longer than what we are used in the USA but we used the short cycle for the washer and let the clothes air dry while we were out and then run the dryer less time.
The second bedroom is good for one person but for two I think it would be a very small to share the futon bed.
Taxi drivers will leave you at Plaça Sant Jaume, the City Hall, and sent us in the opposite direction which was hard to drag our luggage through the cobblestone streets so get directions from Ivann.
We never met Ivann but he responded very fast when we called him and was very nice and accommodating. Will love to go back to this place when we return to Barcelona.
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