Cheap apartments for rent in Barcelona

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Most popular cheap apartments for rent in Barcelona

Can you afford to rent in Barcelona? Let’s find out...

Sure, it’s a chic cosmopolitan hub. And sure, it’s in Spain’s wealthiest region. Broad avenues? You bet. Modernist buildings? Them too. Beach and mountains? Jeez... But you can rent here. And you don’t have to break the bank to do it.

You can find an affordable apartment-share in Raval. The nightlife there is restless. Or rent a sunny flat near the beach. If that’s not for you, then try Ciutat Vella – turn a quiet studio into your study sanctuary.

Anyway, pretty much 100% of the apartments on Spotahome are furnished. Yep, even the cheap ones. So, here is our selection of popular cheap apartments for rent in Barcelona:

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1200 €/month
-2-bedroom apartment, Esquerra Eixample

A neat, bright apartment in a cool residential barrio and just 15 minutes by bus from Barcelona's city centre. With a cosy living room and a fully-equipped kitchen, there's plenty of common space to socialize with your new flatmate. You'll find it in L'Esquerra de l'Eixample, a central neighbourhood within walking distance from both Universitat de Barcelona and Plaça de Catalunya. **Important:** You'll be on the 3rd floor with no elevator. Also, none of the bedrooms have windows so they don't get much natural light during the day.
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We love...

  • The living room and the dining room have A/C, perfect for humid Barcelona summers
  • The dining room has an expandable table, making it ideal for dinner parties
  • The kitchen has a window that looks onto the bathroom and into the courtyard
  • One of the bedrooms has a single bed and the other has a double bed, making it ideal for groups of friends
  • The living has beautiful white furniture (including a futon), a unique tile floor, and an exterior balcony with street views

To keep in mind

  • The fridge is in the dining room
  • The bathroom is off the kitchen farther away from the bedrooms
1500 €/month
-Ideal 2-bedroom apartment in Villa de Gràcia, Barcelona

This two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located on Career de la Llibertat in the Gràcia section of Barcelona. Known as the bohemian neighborhood, this is an ideal apartment for those looking for a young, vibrant community with plenty of access to the center of Barcelona as well as to universities in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Pedralbes, and the suburbs. Its location near the Avinguda Diagonal and the point where the Passeig de Gràcia converts into Carrer Gran de Gràcia allows you to have the best of Gràcia with the ease of connecting into centric areas as well as the suburbs. This apartment is ideal for a group of friends studying at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and ESADE Business School due to its proximity to the Gràcia FGC station that will get you service to campus. The area of the apartment is 55 m2.
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We love...

  • The apartment is stylishly decorated and bright.
  • The kitchen offers an oven, stove and a washing machine.
  • The bathroom has been nicely renovated.
  • The living area offers a sofa, television and a dining table.
  • The apartment is in a very well-connected area.

To keep in mind

  • The apartment can accommodate up to 3 people only.
from1300 €/month
-Charming 3-bedroom apartment for rent in Sants, Barcelona

This charming 3-bedroom apartment in Sants is equipped with modern furniture and beautifully decorated. The 60 m² property has 1 bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and a living area with a television. The apartment has a convenient location close to transport, shops, restaurants and other amenties. Camp Nou, home to Barcelona FC, is a 15-minute walk away and you will be able to easily stock up on fresh produce with Mercat Sants nearby.
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1300 €/month
-1-bedroom apartment for rent in Poblenou, Barcelona

A beautiful and stylish apartment with a spacious living area, a nice balcony, and unique ceilings in seaside Poblenou. You will be a 10-minute walk from Nova Mar Bella Beach, and only a 5-minute walk from Metro Selva de Mar. Important: the apartment is on the 2nd floor of a building with no elevator.
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We love...

  • Relaxing in the AC on a hot day— cool.
  • Getting some fresh air on the terrace— bliss.
  • Exploring the city center— the best of Barcelona is right outside your door.

To keep in mind

  • The apartment doesn't have a washing machine— you'll have to find a laundromat nearby.
  • There is a bed in the main living area— it's not very private.
from1850 €/month
-1-bedroom apartment for rent in El Born, Barcelona

**The cozy corner** _Because you're looking for something comfy_ **Will I like it here?** Maybe. Are you looking for a cozy but practical home? Then check out this nice apartment. **Really? Tell me more...** You'll have Barcelona at your fingertips in this lovely apartment. With a great terrace to enjoy on sunny days, AC to keep you cool, and a great location in the heart of Barcelona's trendy El Born, this home has a lot to offer. We think this is an ideal spot for an on-the-go student or group of students looking to share a cozy home. **Your top 3 reasons to live here:** - Relax in the AC on a hot day— cool. - Get some fresh air on the terrace— bliss. - Explore the city center— the best of Barcelona is right outside your door. **But you need to know this...** - The apartment doesn't have a washing machine— you'll have to find a laundromat nearby. - There is a bed in the main living area— it's not very private. **Give it to me straight...** This is a comfy 5th floor, 1-bedroom apartment on Carrer dels Tiradors, Barcelona. It's cozy, it's got modern furnishings, and it has a nice terrace— all the makings of a comfy home. It is perfect for students or young professionals looking for a practical home in central Barcelona.
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We love...

  • Lounging in the living room – entertain in style.
  • Soaking up the decor – rustic chic.
  • Walking to Plaça de Catalunya – the quintessential meeting point.

To keep in mind

  • There's a washing machine but no dryer – no worries, you can air dry your clothes on the balcony.
from2850 €/month
-Chic 2-bedroom apartment for rent in El Raval, Barcelona

**The classy pad** _Because I want a little elegance close to the action_ **Will I like it here?** That depends. Are you an incurable fashionista looking to experience the Barça lifestyle first-hand? This one might pique your interest. Come check it out with us. **Really? Tell me more...** You will love the decor. Stylish furnishings, shiny parquet floors, and exposed brick walls. As if that weren't enough, you've got two standing balconies where you can enjoy your morning coffee. Delightful. We think it’s ideal for outgoing professionals. In El Raval, you can fully immerse yourself in Barcelona's vibrant nightlife. You'd be hard-presssed to find another barrio in Barcelona with so many things going on. **Your top 3 reasons to live here:** - The living room is all set to entertain. - The exquisite decor. Love the exposed wooden beams. - Plaça de Catalunya is a 3-minute walk away. **But you need to know this...** - There's a washing machine but no dryer – no worries, you can air dry your clothes on the balcony. **Your Home-checker said:** _“I loved this property. It’s a recently renovated apartment in one of the best neighborhoods in Barcelona. You've got shops, parks and museums nearby, plus great public transport connections.”_ **Help me make up my mind…** This is an amazing 1st floor, 2-bedroom apartment on Carrer De Pelai, Barcelona. It boasts a generous living room and modern decor in a trendy Barça barrio. This apartment is perfect for night owls. Known for its lively nightlife, El Raval is your gateway into Barcelona's vibrant culture. Get amongst it.
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  • Plenty of worktop surfaces and storage space make the kitchen the perfect place for efficient cooking.
  • Each room is spacious and bright, with modern furniture for maximum comfort.
  • Tenants can walk 18 minutes to reach the beach.
  • The former Olympic village is within walking distance from the apartment.
  • If tenants would like to access different areas of the city, they can choose from several metro stations that are a short distance from the flat.

To keep in mind

  • This property does not have A/C, but there are several windows for ventilation.
from950 €/month
-Modern 2 Bed Flat Near Beach in Poblenou, Barcelona

A trendy, 2 bedroom apartment is available for rent near the beach in Barcelona's Poblenou neighbourhood for up to 3 people. This property is within walking distance from several green areas such as the Parc del Poblenou and the picturesque Ciutadella Park which is 19 minutes from the flat. There are many bars, restaurants, cafés and markets that are in the vicinity and provide all amenities necessary for a comfortable stay. The property boasts a spacious living room with a sofa, a table and a flat-screen TV - the perfect environment for relaxing or entertaining guests.
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  • The apartment is small, but has everything you need and the balcony is a big bonus.
  • You won’t see all that Barcelona has to offer in this neighborhood, but you will see a lot since some of the city’s most famous tourist sights are here.
  • Supermarkets, restaurants and cinemas are all within a 10-minute walk.
  • Public transportation is easily accessible from here, so you’ll have no problem getting to other parts of the city in no time.
from1400 €/month
-Modest 3-bedroom apartment for rent in Sants, Barcelona

This 3-bedroom apartment to rent on Carrer d’Hostafrancs de Sió is located near Plaça d'Espanya and is a perfect apartment for three people to share. There space is cozy and storage is limited, but you have everything you need to settle in. The kitchen is equipped and well lit, and has a washing machine, gas stove and oven. You can relax with friends in the cozy living room, and share a meal or play a game of cards at the dining table in the same space. What’s great about this apartment is the balcony, where you can put out a couple of chairs and have a glass of wine during warm summer months. Sants neighborhood is most famous for Montjuic. Getting there on foot will be a 3.3km uphill battle, but if you’re feeling fit, it’s a beautiful trek. Otherwise you can take the metro and be there in a half an hour. Of course, there is a lot going on that is much closer to your apartment. The Magic Fountain offers an awesome light and music show, and in nearby Poble Espanyol, you can find unique arts and craft shops, take in live music, or even a Flamenco show! Also, don’t forget the Spain Industrial Park. It’s 11-minutes away and here you can enjoy a manmade lake, play basketball or bring along your skateboard and show off your skills.
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We love...

  • Feeling blessed - AC will save your life come summer.
  • Trying a weekend activity with a difference - check out the nearby Escape Room.
  • Lounging on your retro turquoise sofa in the living room - very cool.

To keep in mind

  • There's no dryer but a rack on the terrace should do the trick :)
from1200 €/month
-1-bedroom apartment for rent in Horta-Guinardó, Barcelona

**The 8th Floor Escape** _Because it's the perfect retreat._ **Will I like it here?** We're convinced you will. It's small but has everything you might need and its compact nature makes it extra cute and cosy. The location in Horta-Guinardó is a perk for those looking for some peace and quiet. **Really? Tell me more...** You're going to enjoy having that terrace right there. The perfect spot to soak up some rays when it's sunny. Which is pretty much always. This is Barcelona, after all. We think this property is the perfect spot for those who need to be in Barcelona for work or studying but are country bumpkins at heart. Commute during the week and at the weekend, head into nearby Serra de Collserola Natural Park. **Your top 3 reasons to live here:** - AC will be a blessing come summer, trust us. - Fancy a weekend activity with a difference? Try the nearby Escape Room. - We love the retro turquoise sofa in the living room. Very cool. **But you need to know this...** - There's no dryer but a rack on the terrace should do the trick :) **Your Home-checker, Albert, said:** _“I really loved this reformed apartment, especially the nice terrace.”_ **Help me make up my mind...** This is a 8th floor, 1-bedroom apartment on Passeig de Fabra i Puig, Barcelona. It has a cosy little living room with a kitchen at one end, a snug bedroom with two single beds, and the bonus of a terrace for sunbathing. It is perfect for those who value a good night's sleep and being able to get into nature. Serra de Collserola Natural Park is a 30 minute journey from your front door. Head off at the weekend for some hiking and a picnic.
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We love...

  • Enjoying a morning brew on the cute balcony– the only way to start the day.
  • Hosting a friend in your central city pad. An extra bed means extra fun.
  • Lunching on sunny Sundays in La Boqueria market– you'll have to roll home.

To keep in mind

  • There is no oven in the kitchen. Like anyone needs another excuse to eat out around here.
  • El Raval is busy city living– seek inner peace, in place of outer.
  • There is no washing machine in the apartment.
from1100 €/month
-Modern 1-bedroom apartment for rent in El Raval, Barcelona

**The modern reveller in El Raval** _Because Barca's your back yard_ **Will I like it here?** Absolutely. This apartment has the location and the look. Simple, stylish, and what a spot! **Really? Tell me more...** You get modern simplicity in the city. Open-plan living from the kitchen into the living area and out onto the balcony. We think this is perfect for an adventurous couple on the move. A location to envy, right in the heart of Barcelona. **Your top 3 reasons to rent this apartment:** - We love a little balcony. - There's an extra bed in the living room. - You can walk to the famous Boqueria market. **But you need to know this...** - There's no oven. But who needs to bake when you have Barça as your back yard. **And this…** - There is no washing machine in the apartment. **Our Homechecker, Albert, said:** _“The location is perfect. You'll be a 5-minute walk from Plaça de Catalunya and surrounded by bars and restaurants.”_ **Give it to me straight...** This is a modern, recently refurbished 3rd floor, 1-bedroom apartment on Carrer del Carme, Barcelona. The location is hard to beat. Whether you're a night owl, a day tripper, or a history buff, this is the spot for you.
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We love...

  • Feeling very Barcelona – there’s just something about exposed beam ceilings.
  • Checking out the waterfront – the perfect spot for a morning stroll.
  • Sipping drinks on the balcony – end the day the right way.

To keep in mind

  • There is a second sleeping area that can be used as a bedroom next to the living room, but it doesn't have any doors. This space has a sofa bed.
  • The apartment is located on the 3rd floor and there is no elevator – get in a free leg workout every day.
  • The bicycles will be removed before you arrive.
1700 €/month
-1-bedroom apartment for rent in El Raval, Barcelona

**The funky pad** _Because I want to live somewhere original._ **Will I like it here?** We think so. Looking for a very trendy apartment with fantastic decor and lovely outdoor space? Picture yourself on that balcony, drink in hand as the sun goes down. Sound nice? **Really? Tell me more...** You will love the funky decor. It’s a little bit beachy, with pops of colour, exposed wooden beams, and a cool mix of old and modern furnishings. To top it off, there's a huge balcony to lounge the night away on. You'll definitely feel like you're living in Barcelona here! We think this apartment is ideal for a trendy group of friends or a small family looking for a location to match their lifestyle. El Raval is a hip and happening spot, close to excellent restaurants and cool bars. The amazing Mercat de la Boqueria is close by too. **Your top 3 reasons to rent here:** - The funky decor. We love the exposed beam ceilings. - The beautiful Barcelona waterfront is just a short stroll away. - The sunny balcony, of course. **But you need to know this…** - There is a second sleeping area that can be used as a bedroom next to the living room, but it doesn't have a door. This space has a sofa bed. - The apartment is located on the 3rd floor and there is no elevator – get in a free leg workout every day. - The bicycles will be removed before you arrive. **Your Home-checker, Guadaira, said:** _“I loved this property. It’s a big apartment with a lot of personality. The location is amazing, the waterfront is just a short walk away.”_ **Help me make up my mind…** This is a funky 3rd floor, 1-bedroom apartment on Carrer De Guàrdia, Barcelona. It boasts a cool mix of old and modern furnishings, exposed beam ceilings, a 2nd sleeping area and an awesome balcony. This property is ideal for a trendy group of friends. You’ll be in a central and lively neighborhood, with shops, restaurants, and the waterfront close by.
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We love...

  • Admiring the stylish decor— stunning.
  • Lounging on your lovely terrace— heavenly.
  • Exploring the city center— the best of Barcelona is right outside your door.

To keep in mind

  • This place is so beautiful that you might not ever want to leave!
1680 €/month
-1-bedroom apartment for rent in Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

**The trendsetter spot** _Because you're fashionable_ **Will I like it here?** Maybe. Are you searching for the most stylish spot in central Barcelona? Look no more. Welcome home. **Really? Tell me more...** You'll feel on-trend in this amazing apartment. With chic furnishings throughout, enormous rooms to enjoy, and an unbeatable location in Barcelona's historic city center, this is definitely a have-it-all home. We think this is an ideal space for a fashionable professional, student, or couple. **Your top 3 reasons to live here:** - Admire the stylish decor— stunning. - Lounge on your lovely terrace— heavenly. - Explore the city center— the best of Barcelona is right outside your door. **But you need to know this...** - This place is so beautiful that you might not ever want to leave! **Your Home-checker, Albert, said:** _“I love this property. It's a very spacious apartment in the city center.”_ **Help me make up my mind...** This is a stunning 1st floor, 1-bedroom apartment on Carrer de la Volta del Remei, Barcelona. It's got style. It's got a terrific terrace. It's got location. All that it's missing? You. It is perfect for professionals, students, or couples.
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