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Barcelona 08003 Spain

Listing # 93636

Rates From EUR 2000 Monthly
Academic Pending
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Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2020

Spacious, bright, and renovated 3-Bedroom Apartment (Born) next to Arc de Triumph,, Barcelona, Spain

Our home is a fully renovated, bright, 3-bedroom/2-bath apartment with a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious dining/living room with high ceilings. It also has an quiet office space.

The apartment is quiet (with minimal street noise—very hard to find in this neighborhood), well-lit, and comfortable, with central AC.

The apartment is located in the center of Barcelona, in the Sant Pere/Santa Caterina/Born neighborhood of the Cuitat Vella (Old Town) next to the Arc de Triumph. Within minutes’ walk, you will find plenty of restaurants and cafes, grocery/market options (including the Mercat de Santa Caterina), shops, children’s playgrounds, two parks, and more. Nearby sights include the Museo Picasso, Arc de Triomf, Passeig del Born, Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, Palau de la Musica Catalana, the Zoo, and many other cultural, historical, and architectural landmarks.

The Born and Santa Caterina/Sant Pere neighborhood where we live (sometimes collectively called La Ribera in guidebooks) has a beautiful, romantic, vibrant city setting, and the adjacent Barceloneta (with beach) and Barri Gotic neighborhoods are 10-15 minutes walk from our apartment. Most nearby streets have only limited automobile traffic and are practically pedestrian. There are plenty of old, narrow streets to explore, as well as open plazas full of cafes with outdoor seating.

We are situated close to bus lines and the metro (5 minutes from Arc de Triomf and Jaume I stops; 15 minutes walk to Placa Cataluyna, a hub for almost every metro and FGC line in the city). The Estacio de Francia train station is a 15' minute walk. Taxis are easily hailed just outside our door. You would have absolutely no need for a car here (it would in fact be a great inconvenience to have one). Barcelona is a safe and kid-friendly city.

We are looking for people to stay while we are away on short research trips and during the 2020-2021 academic year since we will be away.

Many thanks in advance!


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1500 Sq. Feet
Suited for
5 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Saturday, February 22, 2020 until Sunday, March 1, 2020
Available from Saturday, April 11, 2020 until Saturday, April 25, 2020
Available from Wednesday, July 1, 2020 until Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Minimum Stay
3 day(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Barcelona
Postal Code - State or Province 08003 Barcelona
Country Spain
Neighborhood Keywords barcelona, born, cuitat vella, old town, santa caterina, sant pere, eixample dret, arc de triumph
Closest University Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Universitat de Barcelona (UB)
University nearby Universidad de Barcelona, Universidad Autonomo de Barcelona, Universidad Internacional de Catalunya, Ramon LLull

Rental Price:

EUR 2000 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Price is for a monthlong rental. Please contact us for weekly prices or for weekend prices (some weekends might work okay since we sometimes go out of town
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Off Campus
  • Holiday Term
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Elevator
  • Stairs
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Care for Plants

About Member

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Academic Pending Confirmation Academic Faculty or Staff (Universities, Research Institutes, and Museums)
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Member Since Feb 17 2015
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About Me
I am a social scientist trained in urban and environmental planning (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011), non-profit management (Harvard University, 2004), and international development (Université de Paris I-Sorbonne, 2001). My research is situated at the intersection of urban planning and policy, social inequality, and development studies. For most of my research, I study marginalized neighborhoods in the Global North and South, including cases in Barcelona and Boston.



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