Centrally located and newly renovated where Barcelona's port meet the Old Town of Barcelona
Perfect for a couple this comfortable and intimate apartment has all you need to explore the old city of Barcelona. Located right on Paseo de Colon, this apartment will be your focal point from which you can map out where and what you want to see in Barcelona.The area surrounding the apartment:
The Van Gogh apartment is situated on the edge of the Barrio Gotico (Gothic Quarter) which really is the true heart of Barcelona. Located across the way from the port on Paseo de Colon amidst a concentration of medieval Gothic buildings only a few blocks from Las Ramblas. The Gothic area is a maze of interconnecting dark, cobbled stone streets, and there are plenty of cafes and bars. From the window guests can look upon the beautiful yachts moored in the exclusive Barcelona Marina directly from the apartment's original Gothic window. Addtionally, the apartment itself has views of a small plaza below and just a few blocks from the amazing gothic church of Santa Maria del Mar, where one can continue on to the Picasso Museum and the Cathedral.The apartment:
The apartment building has been newly renovated in accordance with the local architecture and conserves the historic facade of the ancient gothic quarter. It is said that Cervantes wrote part of his masterpiece "Don Quijote" in this very building. The impressive entrance displays the original exposed walls, slate tiled flooring and beautiful wood panelling.
A brand new elevator has been installed to transport tired guests up to the fourth floor studio. The kitchen is fully equipped, the bedroom (which houses a queen sized bed) has been separated from the rest of the area by a waist high wall, the living room is spacious and comfortable and a relaxing area where guests can hang out and watch TV, DVD's or listen to music.
The entire apartment is designed tastefully with parquet wood flooring and an incredible original touch such as the original gothic stone window through which the guest is afforded a wonderful view of Port Vell.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a 2 top vitroceramic counter, fridge, microwave, pots, kettle, juicer etc.. The bathroom comprises of a shower unit and is stylishly decorated with mosaic tiling and also includes a washing machine. The whole apartment is fitted with air conditioning (Hot/Cold) All linens and towels are provided.
Whether you are here on business or on vacation in Barcelona, staying at this apartment will be easy to find and perfect as a base.
This apartment does not have private parking; however, you will find public parking within 100 meters.