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Completely refurbished to a high standard and in an amazing location. You couldn’t ask for more.
Steps away from el Born, Barceloneta, Port Vell and with easy access to the rest of Barcelona, BCN FR 3P PALAU ISABEL XI is on the edge of the Gothic Quarter, the true heart of Barcelona, will be the focal point from which to map out your stay.
This superb apartment and building has been completely refurbished (2012) and you will not be disappointed in the quality, modern and tasteful look. The combination of high ceilings with exposed wooden beams combined with the ultra modern look gives a very warm and inviting atmosphere and the tall windows ensure an abundance of mediterranean sunlight floods in.
The open plan living/dining area is a great spot for planning your days and relaxing with a bottle of wine. Opening the french windows gives access to a small balcony where you can watch the world go by below. The comfortable sofa converts into a double bed and the funky mismatched chairs make it a comfortable and inviting space. The kitchen has everything that you might need to ensure a hassle free stay.
The master bedroom comes with a double bed and ample wardrobe space. There is also access to another small balcony.
The second bedroom has two single beds and wardrobe space.
The sleek and modern bathroom comes with a walk in shower. Fresh linens and towels are provided for your stay.
All of this comes with A/C and wireless internet. You will not be disappointed.
Nearest Metro Station: Barceloneta (L4 – Yellow Line)
Cancellation / Prepayment
Children and extra beds
Accepted credit cards
- Air Conditioning
- Coffee Machine
- Ironing Facilities
- Seating area
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
The El Born area of Barcelona is now considered of the most fashionable places in the city, maintaining the characteristic narrow streets and quaint cafe-covered squares of Barcelone but just being far enough removed from the beaten track to maintain a bit of calm, charm and dignity.
During the day the cafes are packed with tourists and locals alike whilst at night the younger of those move to Passeig de Born (known in Spanish as the Paseo del Born), once the site of medieval jousting competitions, to sample the many bars.
Nevertheless El Born isn’t just about the nightlife, and at one end of the Passeig Del Born looms El Born’s most famous building, the wonderful Santa Maria del Mar church, instantly recognisable by its large rose-shaped stained glass window and octagonal towers. Built between 1329 and 1383 at the height of Catalonia’s maritime and mercantile prominence. It is an outstanding example of Catalan Gothic architecture, with a purity and unity of style that is very unusual in large medieval buildings.
El Born is also home to the Museu Picasso (“Picasso Museum”), housed in five adjoining medieval palaces, and with 4.251 works by the painter it is one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist.
Other than the joys of medieval architecture, and the aforementioned highlights, El Born is characterised by its hidden treasures. This fashionable district is the place where you will happen upon innovative boutique shops selling recycled bags, champagne bars serving up first class Cava (Spanish sparkling wine most of which is produced in Catalonia), or discover the joys of Lomo photography. Other treasures include the Chocolate Museum and the ever-popular Cal Pep restaurant.
Sandwiched between Via Laietana and Barceloneta El Born is served by the metro stops Barceloneta and Jaume 1 which are on the same line: L4, Yellow Line. Las Ramblas, Plaça Catalunya and the very heart of Barcelona are just a pleasant ten minute walk away.