Barcelona - Melon District, functional and very affordable formula to stay near the center

Residence Melon District Marina in Barcelona

If you like to make the most of the possibilities of traveling, in exchange for always going on a tight budget, you know how difficult it is usually find cheap accommodation in certain European cities, such as London, Rome or… Barcelona.

In this case it will be interesting to know the hosting formula What does it offer Melon District in Barcelona, with a functional and very affordable price service, which allows you to stay 15 minutes from the central Catalonia square.

Melon District It is a new concept of residence created by a Catalan company whose objective is to offer student residences. In fact, its establishments are modern and functional buildings with rooms and common services for the stay of students, from short to long-term, which are largely foreign.

But, likewise, Melon District offers the possibility of tourist accommodation with stays for days at a very affordable price. They are not hotels, but an intermediate alternative between them and the hostels of rooms and shared toilets.

There are currently two in Barcelona Melon Di residencesstrict, located in Poble Sec Y Marine, opened in 2007 and 2009 respectively.

Pool on the terrace of the Melon District Marina residence in Barcelona

Melon District Marina, where I had occasion to stay recently, is a five minute walk from the Marina metro station.

The set consists of four buildings, three of them with seven floors each destined for student residence. And the room is the main building that offers the possibility of accommodation for a cheap price, which in normal season is 35 to 40 euros per day, and in the tourist season, 50 to 60 euros per day.

Facing the most affordable option of shared room hostels, in Melon District You have a simple single room, with a 135 × 200 bed, a small, but sufficient, private bathroom, air conditioning and television. In the case of the double room, two beds of 90 are incorporated.

On each floor there is a living room for common use, which includes a kitchen with a fridge, where you have your own compartment to store your food, and dining table, as well as a Wi-Fi connection whose use is already included in the price.

A really attractive corner of each of the buildings in the Melon District Marina residence is his terrace with pool, from which you have excellent panoramic views of Barcelona.

The common facilities of this residence also include an area of vending, where you can buy soft drinks, coffee or snacks, as well as computers and printer for residents to use.

But the building also incorporates a functional cafeteria restaurant, where you can have breakfast at a very affordable price, or have lunch or dinner with self-service menus for 11 euros.

In sum, one very interesting alternative of cheap accommodation in Barcelona. Thus, without a doubt, the numerous foreign tourists of all ages with whom I agreed during my stay should consider it.

Here you can book a room at the Melon District residences.

Here you have one Photo gallery of the Melon District Marina residence in Barcelona.