The Rocafort Eixample Apartments allow visitors to experience an authentic downtown neighborhood and live like a local in Barcelona. The building is situated in the Eixample Esquerra (left Eixample) and offers nine fully-equipped apartments ranging from a top floor penthouse with terrace to four bedroom and two bathroom apartments. The building is within minutes of Rocafort metro station (line L1) and the buses passing along the main thoroughfare called Gran Via. The neighborhood is residential and quiet at night but has plenty of nearby shops, restaurants and bars.
All of the apartments are modern, comfortably furnished and have WIFI, heating and air conditioning.
Kitchens are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, a stove and all utensils. A coffee maker and toaster are also included. Local markets such as the Mercat del Ninot are within walking distance, making it easy to find fresh local ingredients to cook at home.
Spacious clean bedrooms are equipped with wardrobes and fresh linens.
Bathrooms are modern and fresh towels are ready for guests on arrival.
Rooms suitable for children are available with separate beds.
Apartments also feature a working space, allowing guests to catch up on work or emails during their stay.
Attractions within a short walk include Plaça d’Espanya and the nearby Arenas shopping center (formerly a bull ring), Montjuïc, Poble Espanyol, and the MNAC musuem.
Heading in the other direction along Gran Via will take you to Passeig de Gràcia, famous for the iconic architecture of Antoni Gaudí, such as Casa Milà and Casa Batlló. Those with a sweet tooth should stop at the historic Pastelería Escriba Gran Via on the way for some of the best pastries the city has to offer.
Among the fabulous restaurants near the building are Tickets Bar (the creation of culinary legends Albert and Ferran Adrià) and Can Vallès where you can find authentic tapas dishes and outstanding seafood.
The proximity to Fira de Barcelona (where many of the world’s leading trade shows such as Mobile World Congress are held) makes the Rocafort Eixample building very convenient for business travelers. The space, ability to cook and do laundry in the apartments make it great option for families. Finally, the charming surroundings of the location creates a perfect romantic escape for couples.