El Palace Hotel has been totally refurbished and opened again in late 2009. The works have preserved the classic spirit that has always characterised this property, distinguished as a symbol of Barcelona’s hotel tradition. Set in the heart of the city centre, close to Las Ramblas and in the most prestigious shopping area, it is surrounded by boulevards, theatres and main banks.
After the restoration, the Hotel will open 125 new rooms, 42 of which will be suites and junior suites, all equipped with last-generation technology. A new room design, a soft interior re-decoration of public areas and lounges and the realignment and optimisation of the architectural infrastructure will enhance the beauty and majesty of the Hotel like in the 20’s.
Hotel Palace has been part of the big events that the city has lived giving covers to all the celebrities. The most important personalities the Hotel Palace has lodged in as: the Dukes of Windsor, Withney Houston, Sophia Loren, Ava Gadner, Salvador DalÌ, Xavier Cugat, Woody Allen, Pierce Brosman, Reina Noor de Jordania and Mjhail Gorbachev.
Located in the heart of the city of Barcelona, in the most prestigious commercial and financial area, close to the best shopping area (Paseo de Gracia, Rambla Catalunya, Diagonal), and very near the extraordinary Gothic Quarter, a short walk from "Las Ramblas" and just a few minutes away from Gaudi´s most emblematic works.
The Hotel Palace is also closely located from Barcelona Music Hall "Palau de la Musica" and from the Opera House"Liceu de Barcelona". Inspite of its central location, the Hotel Palace has an excellent transport connections and it is just 20 minutes from el Prat Airport.
The five elegant suites have been refurbished to ensure the most extraordinary of stays in an atmosphere of wellbeing and luxurious comfort. All are exterior with views over Gran Vía and are very bright and fully soundproofed. They feature a completely separate lounge and master bedroom and can be turned into suites with one or two bedrooms according to the needs of our guests. Spacious rooms, between 70 and 110 square meters, fully refurbished and furnished in an elegant classic style, very comfortable with some boasting an original decorative fireplace dating back to 1919.
Amenities: Separate lounge and bedroom that can be turned into a suite with one or two bedrooms. 37” Magic Mirror TV. Fully-refurbished, Roman-style bathroom decorated with mosaics. Bianco Royal Cream Italian marble bathroom. Whirlpool bath and Rain Shower system. Bathrobe and slippers.
In the Salvador Dalí Suite, Jaime Beriestain for Gastón and Daniela, has taken the concept used in the function rooms of the Hotel to achieve an atmosphere of refinement fitting for an establishment with the history and prestige of El Palace. 150 square meter suite with one or two bedrooms, Roman-style bathroom and spacious 50 square meter lounge, furnished in an elegant classic style. Master bedroom with bed featuring a 2x2 m canopy and additional room with two 1x2 m beds.
Lovingly-restored antiques, nineteenth-century desks and chairs, chinoiserie-style wardrobe, special fabrics made from seventeenth-century Italian damask patterns. Handmade carpets from India, nineteenth and early twentieth-century Italian and French mirrors, together with silver objects belonging to the Hotel’s historical collection, create a luxurious and comfortable space that evokes the great establishments of the past.
Amenities: CD and DVD player on request. Fully-refurbished, Roman-style bathroom decorated with mosaics. Whirlpool bath and Rain Shower system. VIP amenities. Private check-in. À la carte breakfast included in the room rate. Hotel porter luggage service. iPod docking station on request.
The Privilege Junior Suites are very quiet spaces with views over a courtyard typical of Barcelona’s Eixample district. Very spacious 55 square meter suites, furnished in an elegant classic style, very comfortable, offering two spaces - completely separate lounge and bedroom. Maximum capacity: 3 guests.
Amenities: 37” Magic Mirror TV. Natural stone bathroom in the color wenge. Separate bath and Rain Shower system. Bathrobe and slippers.
The PYRROS bed-mattress provides perfect elasticity - suitable for any body type and weight. Equipped with a 14 cm high solid pine base consisting of 4 cm thick boards and featuring an ergo-base on which the rest of the bed-mattress is built. Unique techniques and materials have been used: 6 cm wide and 1 cm thick solid beechwood slats, natural rubber cylinders, elastic coconut fibre and seaweed. All of the materials supplied for the manufacture of this sleep system are natural, fully recyclable and from sustainable resources. Maximum capacity: 3 guests.
Amenities: 37” Magic Mirror TV. Bianco Royal Cream Italian marble bathroom. Whirlpool bath and Rain Shower system.
The Classic Deluxe guest rooms are all exterior, fully soundproofed, very bright and some have views overs Gran Vía – one of the city’s main shopping streets. Very spacious 38 square meter rooms, fully refurbished and furnished in an elegant classic style, very comfortable, featuring an elegant original decorative fireplace dating back to 1919. Maximum capacity: 3 guests.
Amenities: Connecting rooms (some of them can connect to accommodate families). Natural stone bathroom in the colour wenge. Separate bath and Rain Shower system.
The Classic Deluxe guest rooms with Roman-style bathrooms are all exterior, fully soundproofed, very bright, with views over Gran Vía – one of the city’s main shopping streets. Very spacious 38 square meter rooms, fully refurbished and furnished in an elegant classic style, very comfortable, some of which feature an elegant original decorative fireplace dating back to 1919.
Amenities: Fully-refurbished, Roman-style bathroom decorated with mosaics. Natural stone bathroom in the color wenge. Rain shower system. Bathrobe and slippers.
The Junior Suites are very quiet guest rooms with views over a courtyard typical of Barcelona’s Eixample district. Very spacious rooms, between 42 and 52 square meters, fully refurbished and furnished in an elegant classic style, very comfortable, offering bedroom and lounge in one space and separate dressing room. Maximum capacity: 3 guests.
Amenities: Bianco Royal Cream Italian marble bathroom. Whirlpool bath and Rain Shower system. Bathrobe and slippers.
Amenities: King-size (2x2 m) or twin beds (1x2 m). Minibar. IP telephone and telephone with voice mail and data port. Safe. Dressing room. 32” Magic Mirror TV. Individual temperature control. Large desk with built-in mains sockets. Smoking and non-smoking rooms available.
Services: CD and DVD player on request. High-speed Internet access (wireless and cable). Hairdryer and double magnification mirror. L’Occitane en Provence bathroom products. Maid service twice a day.
Transfer service - Luxury transport with private chauffeur for maximum comfort.
Internet access - Free Wi-Fi in the Hotel.
Parking - El Palace has a parking service for its guests.
Business center - Free Internet access, printing and materials available at all times.
Express check-in and check-out - A fast check-in and check-out service for guests.
Housekeeping service - 24-hour laundry service all year round.
Concierge - All of the hotel concierges are members of Les Clefs d’Or and are available for all of your needs.
Childcare - Endless surprises to entertain your children and give them a warm welcome.
Disabled access - The hotel has four Junior Suites fully adapted for disabled guests.
Pillow menu - Pillow menu from the company COCO-MAT so that our guests can enjoy maximum comfort.
Florist - El Hotel Palace has a florist service at your disposal.
Medical service - Doctor on call and medical services available on request.
Pets - Pets are welcome at El Palace Hotel.
Inspired by the Mayan Culture, a place where mind, body and soul become one. Traditions from one generation to another applied with luxury in the unique hotel El Palace *****GL in Barcelona. Sounds, rituals and traditional Mayan treatments combined with the French exclusive and prestigious luxury cosmetics brand Anne Semonin, will make your spa experience unforgettable. Submerge yourself into the Mayan Culture and let the spa pamper you...
Temazcal - sauna: Enjoy the Pre-Hispanic Sauna based on the traditional handcraft of the Mayan Culture. Inside the Sauna’s dome, volcanic stones are heated and water with aromatic medicinal herbs is poured on them releasing steam. A magical place to purify body and soul...
The fitness centre offers high-tech equipment.
El Palace’s new terrace in a pure classic, romantic and Noucentisme style with more than fifty plants, pergolas, fountains, paths, ponds and swimming pool. Inspired by the chromatic hues and atmospheres of Ramón Casas’ painting, Interior in the Open Air, and by the garden of Casa Cambó. Frances Cambó was an investor and driving force behind the Ritz Hotel in Barcelona. The Diana Garden is a tribute to Barcelona, recreating its most beautiful gardens.
The Diana Garden embellishes the roof of El Palace Barcelona. Designed as a walk to stimulate the senses, it has a 360 degree panoramic view of Barcelona’s skyline and its most emblematic buildings. Aromas, lights, breezes and colors characterize this sensual vantage point. And a telescope to allow you to see the latest details of the nearby Sagrada Familia.
The murmur of water flows from the water lily fountains. Among these romantic streams, the swimming pool is inspired by the hotel’s Roman-style bathrooms. Everything is protected by a bushy mass of wispy blue, green and grey shrubbery. And the floral walk passes under the Putxet, Glicinias, Sagrada Familia and Ciutadella pergolas. These are intimate nooks set among rose beds, jasmines, orange blossoms and aromatic flora common to the Mediterranean.
The Ciutadella Pergola features classic Noucentisme plants, a collection of citrus fruits, the hotel’s home-grown orchids and exotic fruit trees. Enveloped by the scent of orange trees, located nearby is the Mediterranean garden, where vegetables and spices are grown for the kitchen including native varieties that had previously been lost. And the garden of the senses is dedicated to aromatic herbs and culinary plants.
The Winter Garden is an indoor garden that features cast iron furniture recreating old designs together with bamboo seats from the early days of the hotel. The Alicante shutters, typical of courtyards in the Eixample district, have the same subdued tone as the canopies. The lights and lamps in these daydream-inducing nooks are made of cast iron to imitate those of the city’s most elegant boulevards. Invisible lights among the vegetation exude warmth and their color evokes that of gas lights.
With traditional ceramic paving and balustrades, the pots are the work of the last craftsman who uses traditional techniques, Jaume Marcó de Quart, who has also added to them the hotel’s pheasant logo. Water and light are intelligent to ensure efficient consumption of water and electricity. The same sustainable criterion is applied to the soil, substrates and fertilizers. The sound and visual screens have been made from fragrant evergreen laurel leaves and camphor trees.
The Diana Garden marks a milestone in the history of Barcelona gardening. Radically different to the hotel terrace concept, it is botanical and magical. Its sensuality bewitches and the sea breeze spreads its spell. With unique views over the city and all of the history and exquisite style of El Palace Barcelona.
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From Estació de Sants, take Passeig De Sant Antoni and turn left, then take Plaça Dels Països Catalanes and turn right on exit 6 and drive all the way to Gran Via De Les Corts Catalanes.
Sants station - 4.5 km.
Station FF.CC. Catalunya - 0.4 km.
Barcelona - El Prat Airport 9 km.
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