Rooms for rent in 8-bedroom apartment in the trendy El Born district of Barcelona

General info

Description

Special conditions apply. See Landlord policies.

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Rooms are available to rent in this 8-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment on Carrer del Bruc. The apartment is spacious and bright, with natural light flooding in from the French windows. There are two bathrooms shared between the tenants, and you'll also have use of the kitchen, which has an oven as well as two big fridges with freezer compartment. There is a dining area as well for you to share meals with your new roommates!

The apartment is located in Barcelona's famous and trendy El Born district. You'll find plenty of cultural offerings, including the Palau de la Música Catalana, Picasso Museum, and more within walking distance, as well as a convergence of the city's trendy and alternative scenes. Pedestrian streets are the norm, and you'll love getting lost as you head towards the port and the Parc de la Ciutadella. It's also a 22-minute walk from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Ciutadella campus.

Details

  • Property type: apartment
  • Floor area: 240 m²
  • Floor: 2nd
  • Elevator: no
  • Number of bathrooms: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 8
  • Wi-Fi installed: yes
  • Wi-Fi activated: yes
  • Building fees included: yes
  • Bed linen: available for €50

Transportation

  • You're just a few meters from GIrona metro (line L4).
  • The apartment is also 4 minutes from the Urquinaona metro station, on line L1.
  • There are plenty of buses nearby, at all hours of the day and night.
  • You're right in the center of the city with plenty of attractions within walking distance.

Landlord policies

  • Languages spoken: English, Spanish
  • Lives on property: no
  • Payment method: cash; bank transfer
  • Smoking allowed: no
  • Pets allowed: no
  • Rents to students: yes
  • Rents to professionals: no
  • Cancellation policy: strict

  • Deposit and utility bills:

    • Stays of 1–3 months: 1 month's rent as deposit and €50 per month for bills
    • Stays of more than 3 months: 2 months' rent as deposit and costs for bills will be deducted from security deposit at check out
  • Variable rent price:

    • 1–6 month tenancy: €60 per month supplement
    • Applicable September–May: yes
    • Applicable June–August: no

Bills included

Council Tax

Property features

Furnished
Washing machine
Exterior
Equipped kitchen
Other heating system
Oven

More information

Suitable for: Students, Erasmus

Restrictions: This property is only for Students, Postgraduate students

Neighborhood information

El Born
Your medieval home (with added parks)

Overview
Trendy. Central. Lively.

In El Born, Barcelona’s independent spirit is alive and well. Perhaps that’s why it’s so popular.

The narrow streets hide oasis-like plaças (plazas). Gorgeous, green Ciutadella park is here. And with ancient architecture, bars, museums and, well, you’ll just have to come here.

Find out for yourself.

What can I do here?
Wander the maze-like streets. Get lost. Not too lost, though.

Contemplate the Neo-Mudéjar architecture of the Arc de Triomf. Admire Picasso’s early work at the Picasso Museum. (Original name...)

Bar El Born (there’s a theme here) is a small, busy bar. The staff are friendly. You'll find a good vibe here most nights. Good pizza and empanadas too.

Go to the old Born market.

It was built in 1876. Today it’s a cultural centre. Glass sheets and iron pillars rise overhead. Inside you’ll find 2 exhibitions:

  • Archaeological remains from 1700 (reservation only)
  • From Stones to People. Learn about local life before the Siege of Barcelona (1713–1714)

Rest your tired feet in opulent Parc de la Ciutadella. It’s 280,000 m² of palm trees, stone elephants and Parisian-style glass and iron greenhouses.

Parrots fly overhead. At its heart is the Cascada Monumental, a beautiful stepped fountain. Romantic.

Row a boat across the lake or visit the zoo. Enjoy an evening’s walk. Is this the best place in Barcelona to people-watch? Probably.

You can smell the sea here. The beach is close.

What could be better?

Fun fact
Look out for Mamut, the mammoth that lurks in Ciutadella park.

Can I afford it?
€€–€€€ (mid-range–expensive)

Get in touch: neighbourhoods@spotahome.com

What we liked the most

  • The location cannot be beat: you're in the heart of it all in the center of Barcelona.
  • Many of the bedrooms have exterior balconies, which are ideal for enjoying a Moritz beer or taking in the scene that El Born has to offer.
  • The oven in the kitchen is ideal for those who love to bake.
  • There is plenty of natural light, leaving the apartment bright and airy.

Things to keep in mind

  • This is an 8-bedroom property, so things might get busy! If you're looking for something more quiet, that's something to consider.