Iberostar Opens First Hotel in Barcelona

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has opened the doors of its newest hotel, the Iberostar Paseo de Gracia, the company's first hotel in Barcelona. This establishment is part of the urban hotel segment and is the first of 15 hotels that Iberostar will open over the course of 2018.

The Iberostar Paseo de Gracia is located 7.5 miles from the El Prat International Airport in the heart of Plaça de Catalunya, the city center known for its modern buildings, fashion stores and famous restaurants. The new hotel is in a historic building designed in the monumental classical style that dates back to 1942. The building has sculptures by Frederic Marés and showcases panoramic views of the city’s skyline, visible from the property’s terrace.

The four-star hotel offers 119 rooms; including double rooms, rooms with city views or corner city views, rooms with or without a terrace, and two duplex suites (the Tower Suite and the Barcelona Suite) with panoramic views; as well as a fully-equipped gym, rooftop pool and meetings and event spaces where guests can enjoy a 360-degree view of the city.

The hotel’s culinary offering includes the Ca’s Menestral Restaurant, which specializes in the cuisine of the Balearic Islands and Mallorca, in addition to offering a variety of international dishes, The Mmmallorca Coffee Bakery Bar in the lounge, serving delicacies such as Soller oranges or almond ice creams, and a sky bar, located in the penthouse. Guests also have room service available 24 hours a day.

As part of Iberostar’s latest strategy, the company recently unveiled a new segmentation of its line of hotels. The Iberostar Paseo de Gracias becomes part of the urban hotel segment that the company is using to strengthen its commitment to city tourism. Identified by the navy blue color, urban hotels are top-level buildings located in the heart of the world’s top tourist cities, such as Madrid, New York, Lisbon, Budapest, Miami and Havana.

For more information, visit www.iberostar.com.

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