Director's Opinion A world class 5 star hotel which feels like you are stepping back in time when you enter through its grand entrance. This is a historical city hotel built in 1919 and renovated keeping the classic spirit that always it has characterised this hotel. **Location** This first class hotel is located directly in the city's tourist centre. El Paseo de Gracia, Las Ramblas and other eminent tourist attractions, restaurants, an abundance of shops, vibrant bars and night clubs and the beach are all easily reached on foot. Links to the public transport network are also found within metres of the hotel's entrance. It takes approximately 20 minutes to reach the airport from the hotel. 1 kms to city centre 12 kms to the nearest airport (Barcelona airport) 1 minute walk to the nearest metro station (urquinaona-catalunya) 4 km to the nearest station (Sants) 1 minute walk to the nearest bus stop 4 km to the nearest fair site (fira de barcelona) 3 km to the nearest beach **Rooms** The hotel has 125 rooms, 42 of which will be suites and junior suites, all equipped with the latest generation of technology. A new room design, a soft interior redecoration of public areas and lounges and the realignment and optimisation of the architectural infrastructure will enhance the beauty and majesty of our Hotel like in the 20's.The Classic Deluxe rooms are 38m and have a city view to the Gran Via Avenue. Most of them offer a decorative fireplace and elegant renovated rooms, with a fresh look as well. There is a new bathroom design with Bathtub and shower as well as a private closet. There is also a mini-bar, safe, WIFI, and a 37 flat screen satellite TV. The Classic Luxury rooms have a street view. The majority of these rooms have chimney and have been renovated keeping the classic design, but with a contemporary feel. They offer a new design of bathroom with a comfortable fully-equipped dressing room. The rooms have a minibar, safe, WIFI, a 37 flat screen satellite TV, and air conditioning, **Facilities** There is a newly-opened spa providing all types of beauty treatment together with a water area, a sauna and fitness room, for future guests to benefit from the calm, serenity and luxury of unique sensations for the body and mind. This is probably the most exclusive five star hotel in town. **Meals** The Caelis Restaurant offers top-class cuisine, together with other bars and restaurant such as the Caesar Restaurant located at the Hall of the hotel and the emblematic Scotch Bar. **Additional Information** The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA. Small dogs of up to 5kgs per room are accepted with charge.