This is a small boutique hotel and charming property with an outdoor swimming pool, snack-bar terrace with sea view, solarium, and great location with access to either the beaches or the Gothic quarter. (11/09 dv) Location Located in the near front beach of the harbour, and just 5 minutes walking from the end of Ramblas. The setting benefits from the Mediterranean views and Olympic Port, the proximity of the Gothic quarter, Ramblas and Born area and all landmarks are within walking distance. Distance 12 kms to the nearest airport (barcelona) 8 minute walk to the nearest metro station (drassanes) 1 km to the nearest station (francia) 5 minute walk to the nearest bus stop 3 km to the nearest fair site (fira de barcelona) Rooms Small hotel with soundproofed rooms, air conditioning, interactive and satellite television plasma screen, private video, direct internet connection, safe deposit box and electronic minibar. Contemporary decoration with warm colors. Restaurant All buffet breakfast, cafeteria-restaurant are at the far end of the ground floor after the reception desk. Exterior This is an historic building of the mid 19th century and formerly home of nobility and refuge of kings. The property has been remodelled since then and transformed into a lovely small and cosy hotel but retaining its enchanting and distinctive features. Lobby Medium in size with some seating area.