This is an apartment fro 6 people and is only a 5 minutes walk from Barcelona’s most famous tourist attraction: the “Sagrada Familia” by the architect Antoni Gaudí. The area is also well served by both the bus and the metro.
The apartment has been recently renovated (2008) and has been has been refurbished stylishly and is very bright and welcoming. There are two bedrooms, both with single beds, which can be made into a double bed. In the fully furnished living room you will find a double sofa bed, an elegant table for 4 persons and all the modern comforts such as satellite TV with international channels, a HI-FI with DVD player and a free WIFI Internet connection. Besides all of this you will find a cute little balcony you can enjoy the air of Barcelona from. The kitchen is
separate from the living room and has: an oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, kettle, washing- dryer machine and a dishwasher etc.. The bathroom is complete with a shower
Baby cot can be provided on request without additional cost. For stays of 7 or more nights there is a free cleaning service
We did not get the apartment we had booked - namely one with a balcony. The stove had some problems - not turning on (hot plates) on several occasions. We had to turn the power on and off a few times to get it to work.
Apartment owners were not very helpful, however their rep (Jessica) was lovely and very obliging. When we asked to owners (by phone) for directions to the apartment we were told that we had the address and it was just around the corner. We ended up getting a taxi there as we had just arrived and ...couldnt figure the geography out. Also did not find the owners at all helpful with the apartment mix up (detailed below) until Oh Barcelona became involved, when it was then settled in minutes.
Us soprendio much to come see all the walls and mirrors of the floor were very dirty, full of spots and stains of all kinds. This accommodation had sought I and I felt very embarrassed in front of my family when we open the door. A punctual mark on a wall would be understandable but what we found ...was totally unacceptable. We later found two soiled towels - with several brands of maquillaque or something similar - bent and tucked between the other towels as if they were clean. This made us doubt of cleanliness of the sheets, pillows, etc.. Another problem we find is the wi fi stopped working the next morning of our arrival and still had not settled when we left the House about 2 p.m., you could not use it until that night. Even so, it worked only half since we had to leave the door of the House opened by internet to avoid losing the signal. Finally, there was no SOAP or lavavallijas, or foil kitchen, or tissue throughout the House and only had a pill for the lavavallijas. By chance we met the man who was responsible for the maintenance and brought us paper toilet and kitchen paper (in addition another person brought us more towels).
Nos soprendió mucho al llegar ver que todas las paredes y los espejos del piso estaban muy sucios, llenos de marcas y manchas de todo tipo. Este alojamiento lo había buscado yo y me sentía muy avergonzada delante de mi familia cuando abrimos la puerta. Una marca puntual en una pared sería ...comprensible pero lo que encontramos era totalmente inaceptable. Más tarde encontramos dos toallas sucias - con varias marcas de maquillaque o algo parecido- dobladas y metidas entre las demás toallas como si fueran limpias. Esto nos hizo dudar del estado de limpieza de las sábanas, almohadas, etc.. Otro problema que encontramos es que el wi fi dejó de funcionar la mañana siguiente de nuestra llegada y todavía no se había solucionada cuando nos marchamos de la casa sobre las 14 horas, por lo que no pudimos usarlo hasta esa noche. Aún así, solamente funcionaba a medias ya que tuvimos que dejar la puerta de la casa abierta por internet para no perder la señal. Finalmente, no había ni jabón de lavavallijas, ni papel de cocina, ni papel higiénico en toda la casa y solamente había una pastilla para la lavavallijas. Por casualidad nos encontramos con el hombre que se encargaba del mantenimiento y nos trajo papel higienico y papel de cocina (además otra persona nos trajo más toallas).
C' super was despite qu 'a closet door was broken and that it does had not reported us a l' entered the premises. It was quite dangerous.note of oh (23/04/10) the owner informs us that the door of the closet has been fixed on 10/03/10
C\'etait super malgré le fait qu\'une porte de placard était cassée et que cela ne nous avait pas été signalé á l\'entrée dans les lieux. Cela était assez dangereux.
<br/><br/> note de oh (23/04/10) Le proprietaire nous informe que la porte du placard a été fixé le 10/03/10