Name: The Urban Suites
Barcelona attracts visitors with a whole range of activities and sightseeing gems; from the sprawling beaches and delectable tapas to its unique architecture and mementos of Olympic glory. First-time visitors and repeat tourists alike flock to the Spanish city for their “fix” of Park Güell, La Sagrada Familia, Gaudi houses and La Barceloneta, and we have a perfect luxury base for you to explore this vibrant city: The Urban Suites. Travel to Barcelona itself is easy with frequent flights into El Prat International Airport or Girona from most major airports in Europe and beyond.
The Urban Suites provide an alternative to hotel accommodation in Barcelona for all types of visitor. Its location is virtually unbeatable, as it sits close to two metro stations (“Sants” and “Plaça d’Espanya”) and is within a short taxi ride from Las Ramblas, the heart of Barcelona, with its colourful street markets, souvenir shops and entertaining street artists. The property boasts spacious and modern apartments and suites that can house up to 6 guests, all furnished with state-of-the-art technological equipment. The rooms offer more space and comfort than a traditional hotel and some of the apartments even have private terraces; all-in-all The Urban Suites offers you unparalleled privacy in the midst of such a busy and popular urban location. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, so you never have to be offline, miss a social media update or simply organise your online check-in. In addition, the property is fully equipped to allow maximum disabled access across all areas, including a lift from the parking to all floors.
All rooms are exceptionally spacious and reflect the modern design of this property, with clean-cut lines and ample light dominating the interior design. Travelers can choose between suites and apartments which come with fully equipped kitchens, climate control and high-tech design features, such as remote-controlled blinds and light fixtures.
The four apartments (which can sleep up to 6 at a time) boast a master bedroom with ensuite, a second bedroom and separate bathroom, living room with sofa bed and some even feature a private balcony so you can soak up the Spanish sun on your very own sunbed or enjoy an alfresco breakfast.
The suites (which vary in size and can sleep between 3-4) feature superbly comfortable beds, LCD TV’s, separate living rooms with sofa-beds and fully equipped kitchens all surrounded by fully soundproofed windows – perfect for a good night’s sleep in this busy city.
The concierge at The Urban Suites will be happy to meet your every whim, be it champagne breakfast in bed, tickets to a popular attraction, travel mishaps handling and more. And if you happen to be in town, when an important project is shaping up at work, the staff can even provide fax machines, scanners and stationary, so that you can continue working from your own room. If you are in the mood to forgo public transport and wish to be free to explore the city and its surrounding areas, you will need a car and the Urban Suites has a pleasant surprise for you here, as it offers guests car parking all within the same building – very handy for a central city location.
As for the sights to see and things to do in Barcelona, it’s very popular all year round among tourists for many reasons and you will be spoilt for choice of things to do. Why not visit one of Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces or even his open-air showcase, Park Güell. If you fancy a taste of the traditional vibe, pop into the Barri Gòtic, Barcelona’s oldest part of town. And let’s not forget the food market on Las Ramblas that will entice your senses with the aroma of the most fragrant jamón you have yet experienced.
Whatever your taste and preference, this cosmopolitan Catalan city will be sure to leave you yearning for more and The Urban Suites is the ideal location from which to explore it all.
If you would like more inspiration about an apartment to stay in Barcelona, take a look at our top 5 best luxury apartments in Barcelona.
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