Luxury, sophistication and personalised service
El Palace Barcelona
Opened in 1919 as the first luxury hotel in Barcelona, it overlooks the site of the International Exhibition of 1929, it was created as a stimulus in a city constantly in the international eye and provide accommodation to its most elegant guests during their visits to the city. Since its inauguration it has played host to many important and honourable celebrities from all walks of life: in 1929 King Alfonso XIII, the Danish Royal Family, the Queen of Romania and the President of the Portuguese Republic; since 1940 and up to the present day guests like King Leopold of Belgium, King Umberto of Italy and celebrities including Maria Callas, John Wayne, Ella Fitzgerald, Prince Rainier of Monaco, Anita Ekberg, Josephine Baker, Gina Lollobrigida, Sophia Loren, Rock Hudson, Gary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Catherine Denueve, Paul McCartnay, Michel Douglas, Woody Allen, Whitney Houston, Queen Noor of Jordan, Mijaíl Gorbachov, Sean Connery, Patrick Swayze, have graced the fascinating Palace in Barcelona.
A classically styled, totally renovated Hotel situated very near to the Ramblas and the most prestigious commercial zone in the city centre. Boulevards, high-class boutiques and the major attractions of the city surround it. There are 120 rooms equipped with the latest in technology yet decorated in a style both elegant and antique, totally in keeping with the hotel’s classic style
Excellent service and personalised attention go hand in hand with the exceptional location of the building. Inside find tastefully decorated salons, first-class gastronomy and fabulous city views from the Palace’s romantic terrace, adorned with more than fifty varieties of plants, fountains, pathways, ponds and a delightful pool; “touching the skies of Barcelona”. Everything combines to ensure that you will never forget your stay in this emblematic hotel.