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Rec, 38, Ciutat Vella, 08003 Barcelona, Spain – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.7/10! (score from 132 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Rec Studios Barcelona (Decimonónico).
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Terrace, Sun Deck
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges apply.
Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, Private Check-in/Check-out
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Air Conditioning, Adults Only
Portuguese, Japanese, Italian, French, Spanish, English, Catalan
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 132 reviews
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For us this apartment was situated in the perfect location. We have visted Barcelona a few times and found we enjoy the area where we stayed. Apartement was clean, comfortable, ok there are a few stairs to climb we like to work off the beers we had drank! Rooftop terrace was a nice little extra, be even nicer in summer. We were met promptly on arrival and also allowed a very late check out which was perfect for us as we were not traveling till the following eve. We will be back for sure.
The apartment is in a fantastic place right in the middle of everything. The double glazing must be excellent as we never heard the bar or anybody outside. The stairs are fine just take your time and hold the rail. Would defo come back again
The kettle didnt work. And a toaster would be good acqusition
Funny place, atmosphere of apartments is wonderful. Good shop is near door. Very close to underground an gotic quarter.
Born is noisy place. Sometimes people scream till 3_4 a.m.
Everything except for one problem
Extensive building work on the shops either side of the appartment. Concrete diggers the lot. No lie in In the morning, works start At Half eight, so loud It forces u out of the room. Be sure to ask if the renovations next door have finished. Everything other than that Was perfect
Really beautiful apartment with great location.
Bathroom sewage smelled very bad. Also it was occasionally noisy with all the bars etc down on the streets but not too bad.
- very good location - nice area and close to almost everything - pleasant design
- 4th floor apartment has no balcony (other apartments do have balconies of different sizes). - heating is extremely noisy - not enough ventilation in the apartment and in the stairs, smell of humidity - bathroom is quite worn out
Location, local bars
Extremely noisy till gone 3am with bar noise which we didn't mind because we were in them. The noise however started again around 6am with locals and bottle collections. Pillows are also extremely poor
Great location - very noisy at night as it's right above the bars but this did not bother us as it's quiet enough when you shut the windows and it's nice to feel like you are in the center of the action. Very nice loft-style design and spacious. The entrance is via a very narrow winding staircase which was kind of fun and did not bother me but could be a problem for other guests. Good value I think.
A terrible smell was coming from the bathroom pipes. They attempted to cover up the smell with some very strong deodorizers which also smelled badly and affected the entire room. We were informed that the entire building would soon be closed so that plumbers could fix the stench. The bed was some kind of foam matress with deep body impressions - needs to be replaced. I was not personally fond of the artwork in the room.
Location Wifi Price The room itself
Loud into the early morning hours sewer smell in room
just stayed the one night, but lovely people to deal with, very clean and really quiet.
pretty difficult to find, and easy to get lost in the small streets if you are not taking enough notice of visual markers.
The staff were fantastic and so friendly & helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate to recommend.
The apartment is situated in the perfect spot if you want to be at the heart of everything. We loved the layout,felt at home and enjoyed the balcony. Most impressive is the staff who assisted us with booking sightseeing online so we missed all the cueing and were generally friendly and knowledgeable.
We are a young couple who enjoy nightlife but even we couldn't believe how noisy it was outside until 5am. It was fine with ear plugs though and there has to be a downside to being in such a vibrant and fun part of town.
El Born area, facilities, staff friendliness, English/Catalan speaking, very close to bars, restaurants, supermarket and sites.
Stairs to get to the Fourth floor are quite steep so you have to be fit and agile to climb them.
location, space, security, balcony and overall facilities and comfort
nearby bars were open to the early hours so light or early to bed sleepers may struggle.
Ideal location for partying,eating and shopp
The winding stairs
The location was brilliant, we managed to walk everywhere - some attractions further than others but there's a lot to see which makes the journey really enjoyable. The free wifi is always useful, as I cant live without my phone and the connection is really good. There are numerous restaurants and bars surrounding Rec Studios, along with the zoo and aquarium close by. Would not recommend to elderly or people who have trouble with stairs/claustrophobic people, as there is a narrow, winding staircase up to the apartments. The rooftop terrace is gorgeous, perfect to sit and enjoy a few glasses of wine. (If you can tackle the stairs) Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to other young couples.
The narrow staircase up to the apartments. However, it does add to the theme.
Location, check-in staff, having a refrigerator in the room
VERY small accommodation with no privacy between bathroom and the rest of the apartment. Very narrow winding staircase. Not very clean.
The studio was in a perfect location, cab out a 15/20 min walk from La Rambles, half an hour from Sagrada Familia but the best bit about the location is the actual street it is on!! Beautiful shops, cafes, and such a nice atmosphere! Would go back again and again!!! Ask for apartment 1 or 2 to get a balcony big enough to sit on :)
Couldn't have chosen a better place. Helpful staff, perfect location, great facilities. We'll be back!
We found the location to be perfect!! Walking distance to the beach, zoo, the ramblas and the centre or just a metro stop away from other attractions! Couldn't fault the location at all! The apartment was gorgeous and our own terrace really did top it all off!
Not really much to dislike although I felt the cleaner couldn't have popped in atleast once to give the room a once over and fresh towels.
Loved the layout of the apartment and the roof terrace. Situated above some nice wee bars and would love to go back
Small windy stairs
Helpful staff Excellent location Balcony with good street views Well equipped kitchenette with small shop nearby Free wi-fi
Bit tricky to find, have a map handy. Can be noise from the street at night if groups gather in the public spaces
Amazing ! Beautiful balcony and clean room.
Barcelona people sleep too late,haha:)
Location, right in the heart of good bars, tapas restaurants, close to La Rambla and the Picasso Museum, close enough to the sea and Familia Sagrada. Andrea in the office was very helpful :) The apartment is modern, simple and elegant. And the roof terrace for The Full Moon was perfect!
The stairs are winding and narrow. We had lots of big bags. I'm an artist and we have a 6-month daughter so we had canvases and paints and a baby pushchair. However, even with all this lot it was still pretty easy!
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