What to know about renting 2 bedroom apartments in Barcelona
The Catalan capital has long drawn both Spaniards and international tourists to its coastal city streets. With the Mediterranean sun beating down on Spain’s second city, it is easy to see why so many people flock to Barcelona for both a long-lasting home and as a short holiday destination stay. Both of these reasons have made competition for properties in Barcelona very fierce and nowhere more so than its two-bedroom apartment market. With Homelike, the whole process has been made much easier. Not only can you find the perfect two-bedroom apartment, but you can also choose specific details such as a moving-in date, furnished or unfurnished, and the length of the contract.
Who should rent 2 bedroom apartments in Barcelona
There is not just one type of person who rents two-bedroom apartments in Barcelona; after all, it is a city of huge diversity. The three main reasons for moving to the city in the first place are business, pleasure, and education - these things drip down through society and into the housing market. Being on the Med’, many seek out Barcelona as the perfect city-break destination, aiming to visit Spain’s second city for a day or two. However, it is these people who should rent a two-bedroom apartment in the city. Having an apartment in the city will allow you to immerse yourself in the Barcelona way of life. Two bedroom apartments in Barcelona are ideal for the following reasons: if you're relocating to Barcelona with your family and need a big apartment, if you’re already in Barcelona but your family is expanding and you need more space, if you’ve started working from home and don’t want your living room or bedroom to double up as an office space, you’re in Barcelona on business with your family and need a temporary place to live that is fully equipped, you’re a digital nomad and want to have a large apartment in Barcelona that doubles up as a work space without creating the need to rent a coworking space. Alongside those who visit the city for pleasure are those who settle in Spain's second city for educational purposes. Barcelona has its fair share of universities and renting a two-bedroom apartment between two students is a fantastic way to save money for students living in Barcelona.
Best neighborhoods to look for 2 bedroom apartments in Barcelona
The best neighborhoods to rent 2 bedroom apartments in Barcelona depend on a number of factors such as your budget, lifestyle, apartment size, apartment quality, building amenities and desired neighborhood. Barcelona is the most expensive city in Spain. So, don't expect the rent to be cheap. Some of the neighborhoods we recommend in Barcelona include- Gracia, Les Corts, Sarria - Sant Gervasi, Barrio Gotico, El Born, Barceloneta, L’Eixample, Poble Sec, El Poblenouand Sant Marti. To know more about the best places to live in Barcelona and what each one offers, see our detailed guide on the best neighborhoods in Barcelona.
Average rent for 2 bedroom apartments in Barcelona
Pinning down an average price for a two-bedroom apartment in the city is a hard thing to do. This figure depends on a lot of ever-changing variables including the state of the Spanish economy, the housing market in Barcelona, and where you want to settle in the city. The biggest difference in average rent prices is between an apartment inside the city center and one outside. For example, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment inside the city center is between €1,800 and €4,500/month depending on the neighborhood, building amenities, apartment furnishings and fixtures etc.On the other, two bedroom apartments outside the city center is between €900 and €3,000/month.