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Top 10 Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Barcelona, Spain - Updated 2020

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Relax by the Mediterranean sea or bask in the historical splendor of this enchanting city and its architectural wonders that span more than 2,000 years! From stunning Catalan as well as contemporary architecture, treasures of the medieval and ancient Roman city to markets that light up the senses as well as leisure, entertainment and museums, there’s always something to see around the neighborhoods or districts of Barcelona. There is also great nightlife for partygoers in Las Ramblas.

For the more adventurous, you can make your way up to Horta, get to know the charm of the Sant Andreu district, see a lesser-known side of the Eixample and bask in some amazing views. Later, relax on the waterfront while taking in the splendor of the Mediterranean. Here are our top picks for places to stay in Barcelona from Vrbo.

1. Apartment in the heart of the city (from 294 USD)

The location of this property is really good with the metro essentially just across the street. The neighborhood (it is in the Gothic Quarter, in the heart of the historical area of the city) has many cafes and places to explore as well dining options.

Just a few minute’s walk from restaurants, shopping, the waterfront and the main city square, and the Plaza Catalunya. If you can, get tickets to a show at the Palau de Musica Catalana which is practically around the corner. With a double decker tour bus pickup location very close and the wonderful Market just a short walk away, you also get a small grocery shop right downstairs.

The apartment is clean and the kitchen is well equipped with pots, pans and cutlery enabling guests to cook their own meals, although there are so many recommended restaurants in close proximity. Other amenities in the property include two baths, washer/dryer, tub and a crib for families with an infant. Guests also get sound blocking window shutters which make it quiet enough for light sleepers.

The host is very hands on, even arranging taxis to and from the airport and providing quick responses to questions, ensuring that everything goes smoothly.

Splendid Unique Apartment in the Heart of the City

Price: from 294 USD

Number of Guests: 5

2. Quiet and private apartment (from 141 USD)

This apartment is nestled in the center of a major city but is incredibly quiet with no street noise at night. Although this charming area is a little far from the old city, there are lots of taxis available as well as the metro.

The pharmacy and grocery shop also provide necessities at your doorstep and just downstairs you can have breakfast at a lovely coffee and bread bar. Visitors will also find pastry shops, cafés and a delightful food market with a small supermarket nearby. The apartment is clean, spacious and well equipped with comfy beds as well as sofa beds. All in all a delightful spot.

Excellent Location near the prestigious Paseo de Gracia

Price: from 141 USD

Number of Guests: 6

3. The Silver House: with two terraces

Built on the roof of a Modernist building, this property has a large living room, 2 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, dining room and a spacious living room. The living room and all the rooms have large windows while the kitchen and two bathrooms have a skylight. With exceptional natural light due to being on the top floor of the building, you also get a view of the Barcelona sun and sky from the 2 majestic terraces, perfect for meals, naps and sunbathing.

Set in a privileged location in the Eixample district near the Rambla Catalunya and the shopping area of Passeig de Gracia, it is also within easy walking distance of Parc de la Ciutadella and La Sagrida Familia and you will find the metro just a 2-minute walk away. There is a local market around the corner offering fresh fish, meat and produce and the excellent Betlem and Bracafe restaurants can be found nearby.

Apartment Eixample
Barcelona, CT, ES
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Bright and comfortable loft apartment (from 82 USD)

Within easy access of the city center and suitable for short or long-term rental, this apartment is a modern spacious studio just a few minute’s walk to the Metro (underground) and the Sants train station as well as Plaza de España. Immerse yourself in the true feel of the place while staying in this un-touristy area where from the balcony you get a view of the passersby (locals) in their natural environment.

Situated in a lively neighborhood with nearby amenities such as the Hostafrancs market, a grocery store as well as restaurants and eateries, you could easily live in this apartment permanently as it is well renovated with high-tech appliances such as the wireless internet connection, shower with very good water pressure and air-conditioning unit which cools down the place in minutes.

There is also a cleaning lady that comes every week and leaves the place spotless. Your hosts, Constantino and María Jesús, are welcoming, helpful, nearby and accessible in case you need them, taking the time to make sure you know how everything works and are comfortable.

Comfortable apartment - loft

Price: from 82 USD

Number of Guests: 3

5. Luxurious home close to Plaza Catalunya (from 323 USD)

Located right on the edge of the old town of Barcelona, Barri Gothic and El Born (some say the best part of Barcelona), you can walk to La Rambla, Parc Ciutadella, Sagrada Familia, El Born, Passieg de Gracia, Barri Gotic, the Picasso Museum (a 10 minute walk) and to the beach.

While walking you can take in the architecture, museums, tapas, cafes and boutiques. If you have had enough of walking you can take a bus, taxi or the metro which can be found nearby. The apartment’s kitchen gives visitors the tools to prepare meals and you can walk to Santa Caterina Market for fresh groceries to cook with.

The apartment also has a shower, comfortable beds and a computer, printer and WiFi. It is spacious, beautifully furnished, clean, quiet and safe with floor-to-ceiling doors. Your hosts, Bea and Steven, are professional, accommodating and gracious, able to arrange airport transportation and provide many suggestions for sightseeing.

Your Luxury Home in the Heart of Barcelona

Price: from 323 USD

Number of Guests: 6

6. Large penthouse with 2 sun decks (from 223 USD)

Spend your stay in Barcelona at this lovely, clean attic apartment with two sun terraces. The upper terrace of the apartment is great for sunbathing and on the lower terrace you can enjoy a delicious meal. This place is a combination of top of the line accommodation and location.

Situated directly at the metro station at the Sagrada de Familia close to the city center, the apartment is well equipped with 2 bathrooms and a mixture of modern and antique furnishings. Just opposite the apartment, you get a supermarket, shops and bakeries within fantastic proximity to the Sagrada Familia Cathedral and close to the great beach.

Luxurious penthouse

Price: from 223 USD

Number of Guests: 5

7. Light-filled loft with terrace access (from 79 USD)

Situated in a safe neighborhood within walking distance from museums, restaurants and grocery stores, this property is also a 5-minute walk to the metro. This apartment is spotlessly clean and modern with a clothes washer, kitchen appliances, Nespresso machine and a dishwasher. There is also an elevator as well as a beautiful terrace.

Sun terrace overlooking the rooftops of Barcelona

Price: from 79 USD

Number of Guests: 2

8. The Wood House (from USD 127)

Manuel (your host) is accommodating, friendly, strives to make you feel at home and is quick to answer any questions you may have. He can keep in contact with visitors by text whenever necessary and is able to show you maps of the neighborhood as well as give you a tour of the well-maintained apartment.

The property is in a wonderful location, a short walk from other barrios. The area itself is close to the metro station, has several cafes and supermarkets and is close to restaurants and shops. The Wood House is a charming, gorgeous apartment which is nicely decorated, clean and modern, small but spacious with a lovely balcony. It is well equipped with a kitchen containing pots and pans if visitors want to cook.

The Wood House; a different way to discover Barcelona. Central and comfortable
Barcelona, ES
3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Apartment with gorgeous panoramic views (from USD 331)

Ingrid (your host) is friendly, attentive, easy to contact, accommodating and responds quickly to any questions, dealing with matters easily and with minimal fuss. The property’s design is cozy, charming and decorated to a high standard. From the balcony, you will see that you are right next to the ‘house of bones’ which is one of the main attractions in the city. Guests can find a detailed welcome brochure full of recommendations for enjoying the best of Barcelona.

Guests also get good quality bed linen and fresh towels as well as a washer and dryer in the apartment. The location is great for getting around Barcelona with Casa Batlo literally in your backyard. From here you can access stores on the Porta del Angel, Passeig de Gracia, Ramblas, Born and outlets such as Zara, Bimba y Lola, Oysho, Massimo Dutti, Mango and many great food options.

There is a a mini-market around the corner, bakery and cafe downstairs from the apartment and health food grocery a few blocks away, not to mention the markets in La Boqueria, Santa Caterina and Sant Antoni Market 20 minutes away by foot.

Casa Batllo Gaudi prime location, nice views from the balcony of the flat.
104 reviews
Apartment 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was stunning with the best amenities and decor
the balcony is a fantastic place to enjoy breakfast and early evening drinks
we appreciated the large rooms and the elevator for our heavy bags
this apartment was truly stunning - we felt like we were living in a magazine
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and tidy
the flat is clean like new and very beautifully furnished
the apartment was comfortable great modern design and clean
Host:
he was beyond helpful with the whereabouts of everything inside the residence and directions outside in the neighborhood
check-in was friendly and efficient
Location:
great location and beautiful decor
great location easy walking distance to majority of sites
location is ideal for exploring the city and there are many excellent restaurants and tapas bar close by
love the apartment and the location was ideal
great shopping right outside our door and easily walkable to any central sights
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10. Apartment in central Barcelona

This apartment’s central location provides great walking access to many of the city’s top sights and is right near the metro and in close proximity to restaurants. The unit is newly renovated, modern, well-maintained, clean, tastefully furnished and quiet as Villarroel is less busy than other streets in Eixample. 

The building features a unique roof-top lounge area where you can socialize with other tenants and get a view of the neighborhood. There is also free laundry at the terrace level on the roof. Access to each apartment utilizes a unique keypad code which also provides access to the front entrance.

DELUXE apartment with terrace and pool for rent in Barcelona center
Barcelona, CT, ES
5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Beautiful Barcelona

We’re sure that you’ll love exploring Barcelona, from its delicious food and amazing sights - stay at any of these Vrbo vacation rentals for the best experience.

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