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B&B Hotel Boat St. Katharine Barcelona

C/ Pau, 12 , Barcelona, 08930 Spain (Show map)
4.8
18 Reviews
EUR 69 - EUR 125
per night

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Enjoy Excellent Service on a Luxury Boat in Peaceful Surroundings! ***Now Special Christmas Offer! (see our website - Special Packages)*** Winter Offer: Book today 3 nights and get 15% reduction. Coming for 4 nights? You pay only 3! (not with X-mas holidays) Contact us, book your cabin & look forward to welcome you soon! And please, do ask Your Free Barcelona Guide for things to do, to see & to visit while staying on the boat this winter. ***Unique & Special B&B with excellent service as standard. Peaceful surroundings, luxury en-suite cabins *** Only 10 min from center Barcelona and 200m from a fantastic beach.*** Free Wifi, ADSL and free Parking on premises for our guests! *** Book this unique and very special B&B BOAT and you will be guaranteed a genuine, warm welcome and a stay to remember!*** IN SHORT: This luxury B&B boat, is fully air conditioned and offers all the facilities expected of a high quality establishment including 2 amazing private spacious decks to relax and sunbathe on. Its perfectly located next to the beach and only 800 meters from large shopping area, CCIB conference centre, El Forum, tube and 10 min from the centre of Barcelona. *** The St Katharine is a historic former Fleet Tender of Royal Navy transformed today into a beautiful 80ft motor yacht with 5 cabins with either en-suite or private bathrooms. *** IMAGINE.... After spending a day in Barcelona or soaking up the sun on the beach, you can return to the St Katharine and relax on the beautiful lounge area on deck while sipping your drink and watching the world go by in the marina and beyond to the sea. You can even enjoy (tapas) lunch or (3-course) dinner on deck. After the sun has slipped over the horizon you are guaranteed a great night sleep in your air conditioned cabin downstairs. Our freshly prepared breakfast is served each morning on deck and you can even take the dinghy out and go exploring!*

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service5
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.7

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Outstanding is absolutely the right word!

5 on February 11, 2014

"Cas is a great host AND a great cook. We enjoyed our stay at the boot. We will repeat it, next time a bit longer since I did not even have the time to enjoy the cosy corner on the deck!"


Unforgettable!

4.6 on January 29, 2014

A very nice alternative to a Hotel. An unforgettable experience. The boat is perfectly restored and comfortable. The rooms clean and a nice full size bathroom.The owner Cas is very friendly. He was discrete, yet always available. I suggest the dinner on the deck which made the stay unique. From there we took the bus or taxi and toured the city, but were always happy to return to our B&B, which became an important piece of this vacation. It was not only a place to sleep. but a place to return to and feel relaxed an comfortable.


Relax, rock, eat well!

5 on January 12, 2014

Two couples, each with a room, one starboard, one port, and comfortable beds. We ate very well on the boat - tapas of various tastes, OUTSTANDING paella (prepared by out host, Cas) and the self-help refreshments were not your typical hotel prices. A bit of a walk to the nearest underground station, but not inhibiting. Wonderful experience and would try it again when in Barcelona!


Our stay at St Katherines

5 on January 03, 2014

We stayed 6 nights....very very nice,very comfortable room,great food,a very special Christmas dinner prepared by Cas...my first time on a boat as a B and B...it was a great visit,no complaints


The most amazing holiday ever!

4.8 on December 02, 2013

My now fiancé and I had the most amazing time aboard the St. Katharine!!! The sunsets are fabulous, the Kava is cold and Cas makes a brilliant paella! We got engaged on a particularly beautiful evening watching the sun go down and the boats coming back into the marina. Just spectacular! We loved it and hope to come back - maybe for our honeymoon! Just so you know, as guests you're in walking distance of some great attractions and restaurants, including a beautiful beach and café next to the marina. Kas catered to my dietary concerns and the food was incredible - spend a night on board and have him cook dinner! Seriously! Last but not least, the hospitality and great conversations are worth the trip alone! Can't thank you enough for such a fabulous stay!


A Wonderful Stay on the St. Katharine!

5 on November 10, 2013

We discovered the St. Katharine quite by accident on the internet. It turned out to be the highlight of our stay in Europe. The boat was a welcome retreat in the mornings for breakfast and at night after long days in the City. It was so peaceful...a little out of the City (10 minutes) but close to the beautiful beaches and sites. Cas, our host, was such a wonderful, friendly, hospitable man....and a great cook!! Our room and bathroom were clean and a good size....very comfortable! We would definitely go back to the St. Katharine and would choose it over an overpriced, noisy hotel room anyday!!!


A double holiday!

4.8 on November 10, 2013

What is nicer than walk all day in beautiful Barcelona and having a boat as your home. It feels like a double holiday, one at land and one at sea. The St. Katherine, is a real cozy boat, which interior has been completely modernized. Nice cabins with luxurious bathrooms makes you think you are in a hotel rather than a boat. Captain Cas made us acually even feel like we were in a five star hotel, as his personal dedicaction is impeccable. We adviced our friend to stay at the St. Katherine and they experienced the same feeling; Barcelona in the city during the day and Barcelona in the harbour at night makes you feel like enjoying a double holiday. We would rate St. Katherine adn it's capatain Cas a full 10. We already reserved for next year. See you soon Cas!


St katharine

4.6 on November 05, 2013

Where to celebrate a mother who turns 70 and who is used to stay at hotels. The answer is St katharine. Perfect accommodation in a perfect city in a perfect place with perfect hosts. The fact that it occurs at a perfect price on everything from accommodation to bar does not make it worse. Thanks Cas and Irene for making my Mother's birthday not only a day to remember, but a whole week. Sincerely Jonas


A wonderful weekend

4.6 on November 01, 2013

We have just returned from a super (too short) holiday in Barcelona. We flew in from Germany meeting my sister and her husband, who came from the UK, in the centre of Barcelona. The information that we´d received from Cas about how to travel to the city and harbor were very clear and helpful. We used the aerobus to the city centre and took a taxi to the harbor (10 euro). We were very excited about staying on a yacht, originally we were looking at hotels but got totally confused with all the offers and reviews, we wanted something different but with good value for money. Cas met us at the harbor gates and gave us an introductory tour – he was to be our butler for the next few days and he did a marvelous job! The boat was wonderful, cabin comfortable with a modern bathroom but best of all was sitting on deck, either tapas in the evening or breakfast in the morning (fresh bread and pastries, cooked eggs, sausage… and to finish it off, fresh fruit salad!) We could definitely get used to life at sea – as long as it was on the St Katharine in Barcelona and with Cas at the helm!


Great B&B

4.6 on October 30, 2013

Cas is awesome in everyway


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Rooms & Rates

Starboard cabin

Starboard double cabin with very comfortable king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. The cabin has flatscreen with dvd, air-conditioning (central heating), safe deposit box and small table/seat with large mirror. There are 3 portholes that can be opened. Beautiful cabin with nautical character! Free Wi-Fi & free ADSL.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: EUR 99 - EUR 125

Nightly Rate: EUR 99 - EUR 125

Port side cabin

Port side double cabin with very comfortable king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. The cabin has flatscreen with dvd, air-conditioning (central heating), safe deposit box and small table/seat with large mirror. There are 3 portholes that can be opened. Beautiful cabin with nautical character! Free Wi-Fi & free ADSL.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: EUR 99 - EUR 125

Nightly Rate: EUR 99 - EUR 125

Bow cabin

Bow cabin with very comfortable queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. The cabin has flatscreen with dvd, air-conditioning (central heating), safe deposit box and small table/seat with large mirror. This cabin has a high bed, which gives the room a very nautical character! Free Wi-Fi & free ADSL.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: EUR 99 - EUR 125

Nightly Rate: EUR 99 - EUR 125

Radio cabin

Single cabin with single bed and shared bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. The cabin has air-conditioning (central heating) and small table/seat with large mirror. There is 1 large window that can be opened. Beautiful light blue cabin!

  • Maximum Capacity: 1
  • Beds 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: EUR 69 - EUR 89

Nightly Rate: EUR 69 - EUR 89

Navigation cabin

Single cabin with single bed and a sink in the room. The bathroom with shower, toilet and sink is shared with the other single cabin. The cabin has air-conditioning (and central heating), safe deposit box and small table/seat with large mirror. Free Wi-Fi & free ADSL in the room. There is 1 large window that can be opened. This cabin was the former captain's cabin!

  • Maximum Capacity: 1
  • Beds 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: EUR 69 - EUR 89

Nightly Rate: EUR 69 - EUR 89

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Location

Location Type

Marina, Waterfront, Beachside, City, Waterfront

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, To exploir the marina with super yachts by dinghy, Barcelona!, Waterfront / sports, Ski slopes are 1 1/5 hr drive away, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Boat, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Library, Radio, TV, Washer/dryer , Iron and Ironing board on site, Fridge and (drink) chillers on site, Microwave on site, Over 300 dvds available on site

Room amenities

Air conditioning, DVD Player, Desk, Hairdryer, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Boating, Fishing, Waterskiing, Jetskiing, Diving - CMAS center, Skateboarden, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: After 4 pm
  • Check Out:: At 10 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Entire boat has sensitive smoke-alarms, so no smoking inside
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Some lifejackets onboard for children to use
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Sorry no pets
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Low season, min 2 nights, in high season min. 3 nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Diners club, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit 75 euro is required for the key and keycard (and a larger amount if guest rent the entire boat).
  • Cancellations: If cancelled (B&B):- up to 2 weeks before the arrival day, the (down)payment, will be entirely refunded without any costs. - between 2 weeks and up to 7 days before arrival, the downpayment will not be refunded.- from 7 days till arrival day, the cancellation costs are 100% of the total amount of the reservation. We advise you to get a cancellation and/or travel insurance, mostly for a small amount to cover these expenses. Please note that the cancellations policy for the entire boat is different.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Cas and Irene Pijpers

Languages spoken

Dutch, English, French

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

We enjoy our boat and the life around the Mediterranean Sea, so giving our guests a wonderful stay on board of our beautiful BnB and making/serving delicious meals (from the BBQ) on the front deck is for us like a hobby. Next to that if guests love watersport like us, we can arrange jetskiing, waterskiing, diving etc on or near the marina.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Cost: 19
  • Time Served: flexible
  • Serving Location: Front deck of the boat, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Vegetarian


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C/ Pau, 12 , Barcelona, 08930 Spain (Show map)

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