Welcome home!

Dear guest,

Welcome to your home away from home! I am thrilled that you have chosen my loft for your stay in Barcelona. To ensure you have an unforgettable experience, I have curated a personalized digital guidebook just for you. It contains valuable information about the apartment, nearby attractions, and my personal recommendations. Feel free to dive into the guidebook and let me know if there’s anything specific you’d like to know or if you need any assistance. I want you to discover the hidden gems of the city, the places recommended by locals.

Thank you once again for selecting my apartment. I hope you create cherished memories during your stay and enjoy exploring the vibrant city of Barcelona.

Warmest regards,

Your host, Marco

Check In / Out

The official check-in time is 5pm. We take the opportunity to clean the apartment for our guests from 11am to 5pm.

  1. On the day of your arrival, please inform us of your estimated arrival time in advance. This will help us ensure a smooth check-in process.

  2. Our team will be waiting for you at the apartment to welcome you and provide you with the keys.

  3. During the check-in process, we will give you a brief orientation of the apartment and answer any questions you may have.

  4. If you have any specific requests or need additional information during your stay, feel free to let us know.

The official check-out time is 11am. We take the opportunity to clean the apartment for our guests from 11am to 5pm.

  1. On the day of your departure, please ensure that you have packed your belongings and left the apartment in a tidy condition.

  2. We kindly request that you check out of the apartment by the designated check-out time, as agreed upon during the check-in process.

  3. Before leaving, please return the keys to our team or follow the instructions provided regarding key drop-off.

The official check-out time is 11am. We take the opportunity to clean the apartment for our guests from 11am to 5pm.

  1. On the day of your departure, please ensure that you have packed your belongings and left the apartment in a tidy condition.

  2. We kindly request that you check out of the apartment by the designated check-out time, as agreed upon during the check-in process.

  3. Before leaving, please return the keys to our team or follow the instructions provided regarding key drop-off.

Flexible check-out available under request. Please let me know your desired departure times, and I will do my best to accommodate your request, subject to availability.

Description & instructions

Upon arrival at the apartment, please follow these instructions for a smooth and enjoyable stay:

· Key collection: The keys will be provided to you either by me personally or by a designated contact person. Please let me know your estimated arrival time in advance so that we can arrange a smooth handover.

· House rules: Please respect the house rules outlined in the welcome booklet. This includes guidelines regarding noise levels, smoking, and any other specific rules for the building or neighborhood.

· Maintenance and emergencies: If you encounter any maintenance issues or emergencies during your stay, please reach out to me immediately. I will do my best.

I am committed to making your stay as pleasant as possible. If you have any questions or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Enjoy your time in the apartment!

· Maintenance and emergencies: If you encounter any maintenance issues or emergencies during your stay, please reach out to me immediately. I will do my best.

I am committed to making your stay as pleasant as possible. If you have any questions or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Enjoy your time in the apartment!

Welcome guidebook
Aircon & heater
Nesspreso machine
Fridge
Induction kitchen
Microwave & oven
Wash / Drying machine
Hairdryer
Diswasher
Smart tv
Fast wifi
Wifi
Balcony
Terrace
Sheets / Towels
Crib dispo
King size bed
Parking spot

Extra services

Airport shuttle
Breakfast dispo
Cleaning services
Laundry service
Taxi service
Dry Cleaning
Baby sitting
Bike rent
Fitness center
Spa

Apartment location

This beautiful apartment is located in the heart of Barcelona, specifically in the prestigious Francesc Macià neighborhood. Here are some details about the apartment’s location:

· Neighborhood: Francesc Macià is a vibrant and upscale neighborhood known for its elegant boulevards, stylish boutiques, and renowned dining establishments. You’ll find a perfect blend of residential tranquility and urban amenities in this area.

· Central Location: Our apartment is situated in a prime central location, offering easy access to various attractions and landmarks. Whether you’re interested in exploring the historic Gothic Quarter, visiting famous architectural masterpieces like La Sagrada Familia, or strolling along the iconic Las Ramblas, everything is within reach.

· Shopping and Dining: The Francesc Macià area is a shopper’s paradise, featuring a wide array of luxury boutiques, designer stores, and department stores. Additionally, you’ll discover a diverse culinary scene with an abundance of restaurants, cafes, and tapas bars offering both local and international cuisines.

· Excellent Connectivity: The apartment benefits from excellent connectivity to public transportation, including bus and metro stations. This allows you to easily navigate the city and explore other areas, such as the beautiful beaches of Barceloneta or the trendy neighborhood of El Born.

· Parks and Green Spaces: Nearby parks like Parc de Joan Miró and Jardins de Cervantes provide serene retreats amidst the bustling city. Here, you can relax, go for a jog, or enjoy a picnic while immersing yourself in nature.

I am confident that my apartment’s location in Francesc Macià will provide you with an unforgettable experience in Barcelona.

If you have any specific questions or need assistance regarding the apartment’s location or nearby attractions, feel free to reach me out. I am here to ensure you have a fantastic stay! 😉

· Excellent Connectivity: The apartment benefits from excellent connectivity to public transportation, including bus and metro stations. This allows you to easily navigate the city and explore other areas, such as the beautiful beaches of Barceloneta or the trendy neighborhood of El Born.

· Parks and Green Spaces: Nearby parks like Parc de Joan Miró and Jardins de Cervantes provide serene retreats amidst the bustling city. Here, you can relax, go for a jog, or enjoy a picnic while immersing yourself in nature.

I am confident that my apartment’s location in Francesc Macià will provide you with an unforgettable experience in Barcelona.

If you have any specific questions or need assistance regarding the apartment’s location or nearby attractions, feel free to reach me out. I am here to ensure you have a fantastic stay! 😉

Parking

I can provide you onsite parking options, ensuring that you have a hassle-free experience during your visit. Whether you are renting a car to explore the city or simply prefer the convenience of having a dedicated parking spot. For more details regarding parking availability and any additional charges, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me.

Please, tell us in advance if you need to rent a car. We are willing to provide you with some assistance if you need it.

Points of interest

Discover a curated selection of top attractions, essential amenities, and great dining options on the interactive map provided.

My favourite restaurants

As a local resident of the area, I would like to share with you some of my favorite dining spots near the apartment. These restaurants offer a delightful culinary experience and are highly regarded by locals and visitors alike.

· La Dolce Vita: A charming Italian trattoria known for its authentic flavors and cozy ambiance. Indulge in traditional pasta dishes, wood-fired pizzas, and delectable desserts.

· Can Paixano: Step into this lively tapas bar and savor an array of mouthwatering Spanish tapas paired with a glass of their signature cava. The bustling atmosphere adds to the overall dining experience.

    · Aürt Restaurant: Discover contemporary Catalan cuisine at its finest in this stylish restaurant. The menu showcases seasonal ingredients and innovative flavors, creating a memorable dining experience.

    · La Fonda: This hidden gem specializes in traditional Catalan cuisine. Discover the flavors of the region through their hearty stews, grilled vegetables, and homemade desserts.

    Please note that these are just a few of the many amazing restaurants in the area. Find these restaurants on the points of interest map I provided you in the previous section.

    · Aürt Restaurant: Discover contemporary Catalan cuisine at its finest in this stylish restaurant. The menu showcases seasonal ingredients and innovative flavors, creating a memorable dining experience.

    · La Fonda: This hidden gem specializes in traditional Catalan cuisine. Discover the flavors of the region through their hearty stews, grilled vegetables, and homemade desserts.

    Please note that these are just a few of the many amazing restaurants in the area. Find these restaurants on the points of interest map I provided you in the previous section.

    Feel free to ask me for more recommendations based on your culinary preferences and dietary restrictions.

    Airport Bus Transfer

    You have the option to come from and to the airport by Aerobús, the official shuttle bus service that connects the airport to the middle of Barcelona. The airport bus transport services ensure a hassle-free journey at an affordable price. It leaves every 5 minutes and it takes around 35 minutes each way. You have two options:

    · One-Way Ticket: 5’90€

    · Return Ticket: 10’20€

    Book your airport bus transport now here and start your trip on the right note!

    Private Transport

    Travel hassle-free with our private transport services. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your pickup and drop-off locations, and let our experienced drivers take care of the rest.

    Book your ride today for a smooth and comfortable journey.

    Barcelona Card

    The Barcelona Card is your key to exploring the city of Barcelona easily and conveniently. This card provides you with unlimited access to public transportation, such as buses, metro, and trains, allowing you to move around the city freely. Additionally, it offers discounts and free admissions to numerous attractions, museums, and tourist activities. With the Barcelona Card, you can make the most of your stay in Barcelona and enjoy everything the city has to offer.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to explore Barcelona affordably and comfortably with the Barcelona Card! 🤩

    Get the ticket here!

    Day tours from BCN

    There are plenty of exciting day tours available from Barcelona to explore the surrounding areas. Here are some options I love:

    · MONTSERRAT: Visit the stunning Montserrat mountain and monastery, known for its breathtaking views and the famous Black Madonna.

    · COSTA BRAVA: Discover the beautiful coastal region of Costa Brava, with its picturesque beaches, charming fishing villages, and crystal-clear waters.

    · GIRONA: Explore the historic city of Girona, with its well-preserved medieval architecture, charming old town, and vibrant cultural scene.

    · PORTAVENTURA: Experience the thrills and excitement of PortAventura, Barcelona’s premier amusement park. Enjoy thrilling rides, shows, and themed areas for an unforgettable day of fun.

    · SITGES: Enjoy a day in the coastal town of Sitges, known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and artistic heritage.

    · TARRAGONA: Take a trip to Tarragona and explore its rich Roman history, including well-preserved ruins, an amphitheater, and a beautiful old town.

    These are just a few examples of the many day tours available from Barcelona. Each tour offers a unique experience and allows you to discover the diverse beauty and culture of Catalonia.

    Antoni Gaudí

    Antoni Gaudí left an indelible mark on Barcelona with his iconic architectural works. Some of his most famous creations in the city are the following ones:

    · LA SAGRADA FAMILIA: This awe-inspiring basilica is Gaudí’s most iconic masterpiece. Its intricate facades, soaring towers, and intricate details make it a must-visit attraction. Admire the breathtaking stained glass windows and marvel at the ongoing construction that has been underway for over a century. Tickets here!

    · PARK GÜELL: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Park Güell is a whimsical garden complex featuring colorful mosaic sculptures, twisting pathways, and panoramic views of the city. Explore Gaudí’s playful architectural elements and enjoy the serene atmosphere of this unique park. Tickets here!

    · CASA BATLLÓ: This stunning residential building is characterized by its undulating facade, vibrant ceramic tiles, and skeletal balconies. Step inside to discover the mesmerizing interiors, including the famous dragon-like rooftop and the imaginative details that make it a true architectural gem. Tickets here!

    · CASA MILÀ or LA PEDRERA: This unconventional apartment building showcases Gaudí’s innovative approach to architecture. Admire the sculptural forms, wavy stone facade, and rooftop chimneys that resemble medieval knights. Don’t miss the fascinating Espai Gaudí exhibition, which provides insights into Gaudí’s life and work. Tickets here!

    These works by Gaudí exemplify his unique artistic vision and have become iconic symbols of Barcelona’s architectural landscape. Exploring these masterpieces offers a glimpse into the genius of one of the world’s most celebrated architects.

    · CASA MILÀ or LA PEDRERA: This unconventional apartment building showcases Gaudí’s innovative approach to architecture. Admire the sculptural forms, wavy stone facade, and rooftop chimneys that resemble medieval knights. Don’t miss the fascinating Espai Gaudí exhibition, which provides insights into Gaudí’s life and work. Tickets here!

    These works by Gaudí exemplify his unique artistic vision and have become iconic symbols of Barcelona’s architectural landscape. Exploring these masterpieces offers a glimpse into the genius of one of the world’s most celebrated architects.

    Some tips for your stay

    CATALAN LANGUAGE

    The first language of Barcelona is Catalan even though everyone speaks Spanish too. Keep reading to learn some useful words and phrases that will help you during your stay:

    Hola / Adéu: Hello! / Goodbye

    Si / No: Yes / No

    Siusplau: Please

    Gràcies: Thank you

    De res: You’re welcome

    Perdoni: Excuse me / Pardon

    Bon dia: Good morning

    Bona tarda: Good afternoon

    Bona nit: Good night

    Do you want to learn more about catalan culture? Do not miss what is behind…

    CASTELLERS

    Don’t be surprised to see people climbing on each other once in a while in Barcelona. It consist on human towers called “castellers” and you can find it in some festivities of the city.

    SARDANES

    It is a type of ancient folkloric dance typical of Catalonia. It is danced in a kind of circle alternating men and women and following the sound of a live music band known as cobla.

    If you don’t want to leave the city without seeing it, you can go to Barcelona Cathedral saturday evenings and saturday mornings where it use to be people dancing.

    Do you want to learn more about catalan culture? Do not miss what is behind…

    CASTELLERS

    Don’t be surprised to see people climbing on each other once in a while in Barcelona. It consist on human towers called “castellers” and you can find it in some festivities of the city.

    SARDANES

    It is a type of ancient folkloric dance typical of Catalonia. It is danced in a kind of circle alternating men and women and following the sound of a live music band known as cobla.

    If you don’t want to leave the city without seeing it, you can go to Barcelona Cathedral saturday evenings and saturday mornings where it use to be people dancing.

    Shopping in La Roca Village

    La Roca Village is a member of a Collection of 11 global shopping destinations, all offering world-leading brands and exceptional savings. A purchase destination with more than 140 boutiques with discounts of up to 60% on the original price. In La Roca you could find plenty of products of different brands.

    Barcelona info

    What should you know about Barcelona?

    · Language: Catalan & Spanish. Many people speak or understand English.

    · Currency: Euro (EUR €)

    · Barcelona’s climate: The Mediterranean sea breezes mean that Barcelona enjoys pleasant weather.

    · Safety and coexistence: Barcelona is a pretty safe place. However, as every large city, there are specific crowded places like Ramblas where you should be vigilant with your belongings. Take control of the pickpocketing on public transport, main tourist attractions or bars, among others.

    · Activities for people with reduced mobility: We recommend visiting the website of Tourism of Barcelona where you will find the best accessible options to discover the city, we invite you to navigate through the sea of suggestions.

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