Clients who love their PDA devices will get a kick out of the hand-held GPS iTour digital tourist guide that’s provided by the Casanova in Barcelona. The service, using satellite technology, provides maps, information and photos relating to the city’s top cultural attractions, such as Gaudi's Sagrada Familia and La Pedrera as well as the Boqueria market, museums, restaurants.
The Casanova, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, reopened in November with a new hip, elegant décor, restaurant and spa. Its Stone Spa has a tranquil courtyard with an outdoor couple's cabana and four indoor treatment rooms. This summer, a rooftop pool and lounge will open. Rates start at 160 Euros per night through March 31, 2008; starting April 1st, they go to 295 Euros per night. Visit www.casanovabcnhotel.com.