12 Best Affordable Airbnbs Under 40 USD In Barcelona, Spain - Updated 2021

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Barcelona is one of the most picturesque and popular cities in Spain. It is authentically historic and contains an array of architectural marvels. There’s something to delight everyone in this beautiful city. From the diverse culture to the spectacular nightlife and of course the sumptuous delicacies, Barcelona is a hub of liveliness. Barcelona, as we all know, is also the hub for football enthusiasts! With so many great things at one’s disposal, getting a cost-efficient vacation rental may seem a bit of a hurdle. Leave your worries behind as we have curated a list of the best affordable Airbnbs under 40 USD in Barcelona, Spain. Take a look below.

1. Beautiful modern loft (from USD 40)

Nestled in the lively L'Eixample District of Barcelona, this studio is designed to offer guests a comfortable stay. This affordable Airbnb vacation rental has a double bed and a couch - thus, it can house up to three guests easily. It has a clean bathroom as well as a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare meals if you don’t want to eat outside. Bus and metro stations are very close to this property as well. Free on-street parking and paid-parking off-premises are available near this accommodation for your convenience.

Precioso Loft en Barcelona *Bcn* A03
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
10 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

2. Stylish apartment for three (from USD 33)

This budget-friendly space can comfortably accommodate three guests and is situated on Ferran Street. There is a kitchenette where you can prepare simple meals for breakfast. The double bed comes with fresh linens to ensure a restful sleep. Free WiFi is available for tourists staying short-term. To keep guests entertained while indoors, the rental has a large TV for watching your favorite shows with a drink in hand.

Stylish and centric studio in Ferrán street
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
7 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

3. Super comfortable and cosy apartment for two (from USD 40)

This beautiful vacation rental is the perfect choice for couples, solo travellers and those travelling for business purposes as well. It is centrally located and just 10 minutes away from the majestic beach. The surrounding neighbourhood is tranquil and extremely safe too. The apartment consists of all the necessities one would need for a hassle-free stay. The terrace here is very well-maintained and is the perfect place to spend some relaxing evenings. Some of the other facilities at your disposal here include WiFi, breakfast at no additional charge, dryer, washer, air-conditioning, a laptop-friendly workspace and lots more.

Plz REAL (Sq) kIT
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
731 reviews
Private room in loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view comfy bed private balcony
we were lucky to be given a room with toilet in it
she provides complimentary wifi to-go and offers great coffee and a deep and loving knowledge of barcelona
amazing hospitality views and great breakfast
the room was perfect for me and my friend & there was a heater provided as well
linens were clean and beds were comfortable
the room was what i expected but it wasn’t as clean as i expected
her place was very clean and although our room was very small it was just was we needed
the place to be excellent welcome very clean and many suggestions to enjoy the city
her home is clean and has everything you need to have an amazing stay
host is welcoming and informative
she was very kind and made us feel at home
great place very nice host
amazing host she welcomed us with great hospitality and drinks
mercedes was a wonderful host
very central and close to key places of interest
the location is perfect
great place in a fabulous location so close to everything
it’s perfectly located in the gothic quarter easy to walk absolutely everywhere
mercedes place is in an ideal location
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4. Magnificent home for three (from USD 36)

This beautiful apartment is sure to brighten up your day with its super chic and colourful decor. It is located in the heart of Raval and is easily accessible to Barrio de Sant Antoni, which is the most fashionable neighbourhood in the city. The apartment can easily accommodate up to three people and is equipped with all the necessities one would need for a hassle-free stay. The amenities offered here include elevator facility, WiFi, dryer, shampoo, heater, essentials, hot water, linens and extra pillows and blankets.

Doble room in historic center city
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
415 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as other people already mentioned it door locks in the bedroom and in the bathroom would be good
we still enjoyed our stay one thing we would’ve appreciated would be locks on bedroom and bathroom door
the room was small but was definitely enough space for 2 people for 1 night
room is small and can get quite hot but it is still adequate
my parents found the stay very comfortable
clean place and a good bed
the flat is very clean and charming
helpfull great position very clean
while photos show a very lovely clean space the apartment was cluttered and much in need of a cleaning
the apartment is very clean and stylish and the bedroom is a decent size for two people
the host was friendly
francisco is a great host
francisco is a great host
francisco was very helpful
francisco was really kind and good host
good location near metro station
good place with convenient location
right next to metro station and a very easy walk to la rambla
very very close to main attractions and public transportation
apartment is in an amazing location only a short walk away to the main area of barcelona
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5. Spacious and wonderful nest (from USD 26)

This beautiful apartment for two is located in the heart of Barcelona, in a very lively neighbourhood. It is centrally located and easily accessible to places such as the famous La Boqueria market, Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona Airport, and the beach as well. The house has been recently renovated to perfection and offers all the essential amenities needed for a delightful stay. The amenities offered here include a double bed, air-conditioning, breakfast at no additional charge, a laptop-friendly workspace, a fully stocked kitchenette, washer, central heating and beach essentials.

Nice Room City Center Rambla
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
333 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning in the room worked great and cooled the room quickly
the room is small but perfect for just sleeping in while you visit barcelona
that aside the apartment was in a good location spacious bathroom with some other home amenities
felt extremely comfortable in the shared space as marc consistently checked up on us and provided helpful information
the house was clean and he had towels food etc
good appartment clean and cosy
the room was very clean and comfortable
the room was clean and the bed was comfortable
marc's place is great clean and comfortable
the host is really welcoming and accommodative
the perfect host in barcelona
his roommate is kind
host was great at communicating arrival instructions
marc was a great host
the location is amazing
great location close to transportation and tourist attractions
perfect location and very good comunication
location was great no street noise close to everything central
perfect location in the city centre just a minute walking from la rambla
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6. Private studio with a rooftop terrace (from USD 90)

This fully equipped studio in a brand new building is located at just a 10-minutes’ walk from central Barcelona. This rental has a comfortable double bed and a clean bathroom. A refrigerator and a hot water kettle are also available in the studio. You have access to a common rooftop terrace where you can sit back and unwind. The electric blackout shutters on the windows will help you adjust the amount of light you want coming in the rental. Wi-Fi, an iron, a TV, dryer and washing machine are some other amenities available at this accommodation.

Standard studio in Paral Lel
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
163 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had good aircon a safe hair dryer and iron
the electric black out shutters were so nice for a dark room for sleeping
great room; large and clean with air conditioning
room was very nice and had everything that is needed including a fully equipped kitchen
a lovely view from the bed cozy bed and good location
clean tidy and secure
anna’s room is clean and cozy
awesome shower and clean bathroom
our apartament was super clean and comfortable
100% satisfaction clean and nice
great service from belton my welcome host
the owners were very kind and hospitable people
anna was always quick to respond to questions and all the other staff was super friendly
the check in was easy and the host provided useful tips
very helpful hosts who took the time to give us tips and always answer our calls
awesome location right by the metro
great location super close to bus and metro stops
location was absolutely perfect
the location was excellent and very near reasonably priced restaurants
good location close to the subway and plenty of near-by restaurants to choose from
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7. Value for money for couples (from USD 29)

This spacious one-bedroom apartment is located in one of the most picturesque areas of Barcelona. It is located in the Historical Centre close to some of the major tourist attractions. The apartment has been recently renovated to perfection and features all the daily necessities. It is colourful and well maintained with a super comfortable ambience. The apartment offers an array of amenities including an elevator, breakfast at no additional charge, free WiFi, washer, essentials, a fully stocked kitchen and free street parking as well.

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
482 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the photos don't do the room justice - it's lovely
there are lovely touches - breakfast snacks and free coffee
as for the room and space: the room looks better in person than the photos do
great facilities including air con ramon gave us lots of information about the city itself
he even offers some breakfast and coffee stuff for the guests which is a lovely touch
excellent clean and large apartment
all was clean and ok
it’s very clean and quite
the place is extremely clean and accommodating
the bathroom and shower were very clean
ramón was very kind and hospitable
he was very helpful and provided us with maps and tips
ramon is a good host
he is helpful gives you every info you need and always ready to reply
super nice and helpful host
location is really good
good location pretty close to everything
location was fantastic close (easy walking distance) to metro station restaurants and shops
location is great for exploring
good location close to metro and restaurants
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8. Excellent apartment with perfect location

Located in the heart of the city, this fabulous apartment features a double room which is the ideal option for couples and solo travellers. It is centrally located and is easily accessible to the airport, supermarket, beach and the metro station as well. The apartment is very clean and well-maintained with all the necessities neatly stacked up in place. Some of the facilities provided here include a laptop-friendly workspace, a fully equipped kitchen, WiFi, dryer, air-conditioner, beach essentials, an exquisite balcony, children’s facilities and safety features.

Very economic double room.
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
528 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no air conditioner but fan in the room
it can also get pretty hot and stuffy with no air conditioning or fan
the apartment of christina was really great
very big room with a small terrace and really comfortable
we spent two quiet nights in a very comfortable room
the room is clean and convenient
very spacious clean and stylish
it was clean and had everything you needed
room is clean and have everything that you need
the room was spacious and clean
kristine is a lovely host
cristina was a really nice host and super courteous
kristne was a wonderful host
she is an excellent host
christina is an amazing host quick response to every questions
great location right next to the metro station
great location really close to the metro and a lot of tourist location
great location near bus from airport and metro
very good location walking distance to la ramblas
location is great very central and just in front of the metro station
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9. Marvelous beachfront stay for solo and doubles

This spectacular beachfront apartment offers stunning ocean views and is located at a fabulous location. The breakfast served here is out of the world and is super healthy and nutritious as well. It is centrally located and easily accessible to places such as the Mar Bella Beach, Diagonal Mar Shopping Center, Glories Commercial Centre, and the Convention Center and Business Forum. The facilities offered include free parking on premises, washer, essentials, TV, hot water, WiFi, heating and a fully functional kitchen too.

Double Private room with breakfast near the beach
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
343 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they also have bread coffee and a good kitchen to cook if necessary
very clean affordable and comfortable spot
the place itself was clean and cozy
the apartment is clean comfortable
our room and the whole flat was clean and nice
the room is clean and very nice
the hosts were nice and helpful; they answered any questions i had
you will be surprised by the kindness and the hospitality of the host
luis was a great host and made me feel at home
the hosts were very friendly and helpful
the two hosts were very kind and helpful
great location as right next to a metro station
urban location and good breakfast
a great shopping center is 5 min walk
good location near metro beach shopping center
beside the metro yet within walking distance to beautiful uncrowded beaches and a large shopping centre
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10. Gorgeous den for a dyad

This bright and airy apartment looks spectacular and is fully functional as well. It consists of a super comfortable double bed, one shared bath, all the necessities and a kitchenette as well. It is located in downtown, Barcelona and is in close proximity to places such as the Sagrada Familia, the Torre Agbar and the Glorias metro station. Some of the facilities offered here are an elevator, free WiFi, dryer, washer, TV access and safety features as well.

1. Downtown Barcelona double room
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
351 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the balcony in the room
the room didn’t have an air conditioner but he got us a fan
the balcony was such a nice added touch to the room
the kitchen and bathroom were adequate and the balcony of the room was small but nice
very nice and spacious room with a small balcony
clean quiet and comfortable
everything was clean and as expected
it is clean and feels very safe
the place was clean and the same as in the pictures
everything was clean and exactly how he described it to be
jose was a friendly host and quick at responding
josé is a great host
the host responses fast if some help is needed
jose is very nice host
great room and helpful host
metro and bus lines were pretty close too
great location
great location you can walk everywhere
this is a great location very close to the glòries metro station
the location is perfect and pretty much close to everything
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11. Lovely accommodation close to attractions

This centrally located apartment is easily accessible to the major tourist highlights in town. The metro station, Plaza Cataluña and the Aerobus are all within the vicinity. It is a complete value for money and is the ideal option for two people. The host is super hospitable and will ensure you have a delightful stay. The amenities at your disposal here include hairdryer, shampoo, a fully stocked kitchenette, WiFi, essentials, hot water, and a few safety features as well.

room in downtown!!
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
374 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy space and good wifi
we may be staying under one roof with shared bathroom our timings were never clashed with hers
wifi worked great and there is a supermarket right next to the apt
would definitely recommend and if room is available i will definitely book again
coming to our stay we were very comfortable with her
it was very clean and cosy
it was very clean spacious and cozy
the room was small but cozy clean and comfortable
the room is small-ish but very clean and has everything you would want
jonas place was very clean and in a great location
jana is a very nice host
jana is a great host
jana is a really kind host
jana was a great host she made me feel at home
jana was a wonderfully welcoming host and made thoughtful recommendations
this is the ideal location walking distance to everything
the location is excellent
the location is great
excellent location in the center
the location is ok very close to the jaume i metro station
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12. Beautiful and affordable space for a duo

This gorgeous apartment is located in the heart of the city centre of Barcelona and is a complete value for money. It is centrally located and well connected to the metro and bus station which are easily accessible to all the major tourist attractions in town. The house is very well maintained and the interiors are tastefully decorated. The facilities at your disposal include hairdryer, free WiFi, shampoo, a fully functional kitchen, and lots more.

Private Double Room in BCN Centre!!
Barcelona, CT, Spain
349 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they have a great looking space with amenities for the bathroom and coffee available for guests
lovely room with a balcony
loved the room and the balcony
the room was nice we had also access to the balcony
the room itself is very spacious and has a lovely balcony with an iconically catalan view
very clean and cozy
shower room was good clean and big
need a lite bite more clean the house
the place was very clean even though there was other people in the apartment
the bathroom which has been newly renovated is beautiful and left spotless every time
the host is very friendly and caring
yucef was a great host
beautiful apartment and amazing host
very friendly and quick with responses
the easiness of our host & the rest of the occupants
great place located few minutes walking distance from the center of the city
the location was good too
wonderful little apartment close to historical sights
apartment was absolutely lovely ideal location
great location very quite you can get a subway very close
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A must visit

Barcelona consists of some of the most spectacular tourist attractions and is a must visit especially for art lovers and football enthusiasts. These cost-effective vacation rentals will ensure you have a hassle-free stay without burning a hole in your pocket!

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