Penthouse living in a city as vibrant, arty and energetic as Barcelona is something we don’t take lightly. Pair this with hotel-like services, a prime location and an apartment rental agency that makes renting a holiday vacation rental easy, and you have DestinationBCN, whose Marimon penthouse is second to none. Read article

If you’re yet to do Barcelona, book now. The Catalonian capital has it all: great food, art, rich history, cracking cocktails and the beach. And if you like the balance of the glamour (rooftop bars and five-star dining) and the grime (cheap eats and partying till the small hours) that London offers, Barcelona does it too, only with added sunshine.

We spent a long weekend in the city, setting up base at the painfully cool DestinationBCN – a collection of apartment suites that will make you rethink self-catered. Read article

A sleep deprived 72 hours at Sónar 2013 having finally taken its toll, we upped sticks from our L’Hospitalet de Llobregat outpost and dragged our weary selves onto the living quarters we’d be occupying for the next two days; the delightfully small but perfectly formed DestinationBCN penthouse apartment located within a sizeable art nouveau building close to Plaça Catalunya.Read article

There’s a crucial difference between Airbnb and this more formal set-up: instead of relics of a stranger’s day-to-day existence, their half empty Nescafé jar and mismatched side plates, these smart apartments in the heart of Barcelona are stocked with coffee machines and perfect porcelain. You also get Agape Spoon free-standing baths, rainforest showers, crisp Egyptian-cotton sheets and even a pillow menu. Read article

Founded in 2000 by Dutch designers Anne Nijstad and Miklos Beyer and located in the heart of one of the world’s most vibrant cities DestinationBCN offers intimacy, comfort and cosmopolitan style in one and two bedroom pied-à-terre suites that feel like a cool friend’s urban crashpads. Read article

Vacation rentals have become more the norm in recent years with apartments and houses being made available around the world for you to rent instead of a hotel. It’s a nice option when you want something a little more personal. DestinationBCN offers apartments and penthouses, like this Urgell apartment, to help you spend your vacation time in the lap of luxury. Read article

The apartments belonging to “DestinationBCN” are not only beautiful, but also comfortable, practical and perfectly furnished. And that´s exactly the reason, why we are recommending them here! Read article

Do you want to know if having a baby means the end of traveling in luxury? If yes, keep reading…. 😉 Two weekends ago at 04:00 AM on a Saturday morning the alarm clock went off. Something really exciting was about to happen. It was the day of our first flight with our little baby girl! Our first vacation to Barcelona as a family :). Read article

One of the leading principles of going away to spend a spoiling night or two in a hotel is that the room and overall experience is a vast improvement on staying at home. When you’re talking about an apartment rental where you get the stay away but without the service or the facilities, this is obviously even more so. In the case of DestinationBCNapartments in Barcelona, you’d be a very lucky person indeed if you had a city crash pad that could top them. Read article

Calling all design lovers! If you’ve ever dreamed of a delightful summer holiday filled with beaches, museums, and all the tapas you can eat, look no further than DestinationBCN. This Catalonian company offers fourteen stylish apartments, all centrally located in historic buildings in the heart of one of the world’s most vibrant cities—Barcelona.

The apartments, each given and unique and catchy name, are decorated with a range of natural elements in neutral tones, creating warm and inviting spaces. I imagine waking up each morning, sun pouring in, to enjoy a cafe and listen to the sounds of the neighborhood around me—pure magic! Read article

We love when cool creative people team up to showcase their projects! So we’re happy to announce that Boutique-Homes.com has partnered with DestinationBCN to present a series of 13 stylish and affordable apartments in the heart of Barcelona, definitely one of the coolest cities in Europe and a must-go for anyone traveling to Spain in the near future. Read article