Hotel Arts Barcelona


Uniquely positioned overlooking Barcelona’s picturesque waterfront, Hotel Arts is amongst the city’s most iconic skyline landmarks and spans 44 floors of exposed glass and steel, encompassing a collection of 455 elegant rooms and 28 modernly designed penthouses.

Designed by renowned architect Bruce Graham, this stylish retreat which stands proudly as one of Barcelona’s two tallest buildings, is characterised by Frank Gehry’s Fish Sculpture and is also home to two Michelin-starred Enoteca, two pools and a flagship spa with treatments by Spanish favourite Natura Bisse 43 floors above ground.

Rooms here are airy and spacious with marble-clad bathrooms and luxurious fine cotton bedding, creating a sense of muted luxe throughout. Designed with comfort and modern flair, other touches range from in-room control panels to tailor lighting, blinds and temperature at the touch of the button, powerful hydro-showers and Bang & Olufsen stereos as standard.

Guests choosing to stay on the Club Level can also enjoy privileged access to the exclusive Club Lounge situated up on the 33rd floor of the hotel and boasting panoramic sea views.

Available to those staying in the suites, club rooms and penthouses, the club level brings the intimacy of a boutique hotel to the grand setting of the landmark five-star hotel and one can expect to enjoy complimentary culinary delights in the lounge daily, dedicated concierge services and a VIP shopping experience at the Bicester Village Collection’s La Roca Village.

For the ultimate stay – the Penthouses at Hotel Arts are worthy of a sojourn, ranging from an impressive 1600 sq ft and above; the collection of duplex suites offers a personalised service and amenities that are second to none. With skyline views, an on-call butler and dedicated check-in, these homes away from home provide the ultimate experience in the Catalonian capital.

Words by Jaz Grewal.